Adikavi Nannaya University was established on 22nd April 2006 to meet the higher education needs of East & West Godavari districts. It is named after the first poet of Telugu culture, Nannaya (the eleventh century translator of Mahabharata from Sanskrit to Telugu), the court poet of Rajah Rajah Narendra,(the Eastern Chalukya King). The university was established to fulfil the cherished dream of the people of this region, on the sacred banks of River Godavari. The University consists of four colleges namely - University College of Arts & Commerce, University College of Engineering, University College of Education, University College of Science & Technology. Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram (erstwhile Rajahmundry) seeks applications from eligible candidates for admission through Adikavi Nannaya University Common Entrance Test (NANNAYA CET) into various Science and Arts Courses offered in Campus.