The Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust, also referred to as SVET, was established in 1993 by Dr. M. Mohan Babu who has been an actor, film producer, recipient of Padma Shri Award and former member of Rajya Sabha. The college is located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Tirupati in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Under its aegis, SVET has several educational institutions across different disciplines.
During the 1960s, Dr. M. Mohan Babu inherited a passion for learning from his father, Narayana Swamy Naidu, who was a teacher and headmaster in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. He established SVET as a center for knowledge and academic excellence for people of all nationalities, origin, religious beliefs and social background. From a student strength of 216 it has grown to become an institution with nearly 10,000, students, five colleges and two international schools and one pre-school. The trust’s institutions have a cumulative full-time faculty of over 350, starting off with 10. SVET is the largest private institution in the Rayalaseema region and operates in collaboration with the Governments of India and Andhra Pradesh.
Institutions under Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust: The SVET caters to various disciplines of education, with the following being the colleges and schools under its fold.