Krishna University was established in the year 2008 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh through Act No. 29 of 2008. The University largely caters to the higher educational needs of people in Krishna District in particular and Andhra Pradesh in general. It believes in imparting higher education of global standards in the fields of arts, sciences, pharmacy, commerce, management and technology to suit the contemporary educational needs of the society. The University is established in a great historic coastal town called Machilipatnam, which is the head-quarters of Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. The town is a special grade municipality in Krishna District existing since 3rd century BC. This is a great educational center offering all the academic courses except medicine. This University is striving to reach milestones of quality and excellence in higher education under the astute leadership of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. K.B. Chandra Sekhar.