Duvvuru Ramanamma Women’s College (DRW) is a service organization sponsored by Rotary Club of Gudur started with the noble cause to serve the Women community especially from rural and backward sector.

The college was started during the year 1981 . Admitted into Grant-in-aid during 1990 by the A.P. State Government and admitted to UGC Section 2 (f) and 12 (b) in the year 1993.

This is the first affiliated college in the entire S.V. University area that volunteered for NAAC Accreditation and it was accredited by NAAC with B++ grade during 2004 with 82.05 score and it is also the first college to have volunteered for Re-accreditation during 2010 and it was Re-Accredited by NAAC with “A” grade with 3.14 CGPA during 2010. The College was granted Autonomous Status by UGC during the year 2010 and it is the only Autonomous College in the entire three districts. The college brought under the perview of V.S. University, a newly established University in the Nellore Dist. during 2010. The UGC bestowed CPE Status to the college during the year 2010 and released Rupees One crore and fifty lakhs(1.50 Lakhs) for creating infrastructure facilities in the campus. The U.G.C also selected the college for C.P.E. II Phase during the year 2013and sanctioned rupees One crore and Twenty five Lakhs (1.25 Lakhs) for the development of Institution. This College was selected one among the colleges at National level by UGC and MHRD, to upgrade the status of the college under RUSA and invited to participate in the Principals meeting held on 6th October 2013 at New Delhi. The UGC and MHRD department advised the college Management to apply for upgrading the status of the college under RUSA.

This is the first college in the University area to start P.G. courses . The college initiated to start new courses in UG and PG year after year and at present the college offers 9 courses at Under graduate level and 7 courses at post graduate level. Present Strength of College is 1,120.

This is the only college in the A.P. state got Two UGC Innovative programmes at P.G. level. ( M.A.Corporate Telugu & M.Sc.,Human Nutrition and Nutracutical Chemistry) The college is Able to achieve 80-90% pass percentage in UG and PG every year. Able to produce 15 Ph.D’s out of which 10 are obtained under UGC FIP/FDP. The college is Able to grab almost all the schemes of UGC.

The college also succeeded in getting six UGC career oriented programmes and also able to start and run 15 job oriented short term courses for the benefit of the Students. Number of students are selected and representing in Inter University games at State and National level every year.

Following Swami Vivekananda’s saying “Arise, Awake and stop not till the goal is reached” the management has not stopped its efforts until it has reached the present shape. The infrastructure facilities are being improved year after year. A number of financial aids are made available to the Students. The Placement Cell helps and guide the students for employment opportunities. The Welfare Committee, Alumni Association & parents Association extend financial support to the poor students. The college sensitized the students to the latest managerial concepts like team work, collective decision making and decentralization in academic matters. The college inculcates civic sense among the students by executing a number of socially relevant, community oriented programmes. The campus breathes academic and co-curricular ambience conductive to teaching, learning and research.

The Institution always try for constant academic growth to enhance the quality in higher education. Under the visionary, dynamic and socially committed leadership of our management, the college has made astonishing strides in the field of education during a span of 33 years. Spacious buildings, well equipped laboratories and libraries and above all experienced and student caring faculty made DRW College a well developed institution.

The college boasts of its senior, experienced well qualified Special Officer, Principal and Faculty who are constant source of inspiration to their students. Their guidance and counseling is an asset to the students in the academic programmes, co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

The College has crossed many milestones after Re-Accreditation and after conferring Autonomous status and the CPE status by UGC. Quality Sustenance and enhancement initiatives have become a part of institutional culture at every stage.

The college is striving for excellence since its inception and it will be a continuous process in future.

If a man is educated he is educated

If a Woman is educated the whole family is educated

Hence the College is serving the Society by educating girl students.


Late Duvvuru Narayana Reddy

Late Duvvuru Ramanamma

Founder President

Late A.Syamasunder Reddy

The four pillars of our College

Late Rtn.A.Syamasunder Reddy
Past President

Secretary & Correspondent


Late.Rtn.A.Audisesha Reddy

The Management constantly thinks of the development of the college and this motivates them to look for fresher avenues and newer modes through which they can render the service of imparting quality education to the students. They literally take pride in this institution as they nursed it from its birth. It is their encouragement and dedication that infused strength in the Principal and the staff which is responsible for the rapid growth of the college.