The Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering(Autonomous) or GVP (Gāyatri Vidyā Parishad) is a private, co-education engineering institute established in the year 1996. The educational trust is formed,managed and promoted by academicians, philanthropists and technocrats in Visakhapatnam, India. The college offers instruction to 1200 undergraduate students in seven branches of Engineering: Chemical, Civil, Computer science and Engineering, Electronics and communication engineering, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering and Information Technology(IT). The institution also offers Master of Computer Applications program affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada. All the under graduation programs are accredited by NBA in 2006 The college also offers 13 Postgraduate education programs, where the candidates are selected based on the marks secured in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. The institute is accredited by All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) and re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council by ‘A’ grade with a CGPA of 3.47/4.00. Along with this, the college is sanctioned the extension of autonomy until 2020 by University Grants Commission (India).
The campus is located in Madhurawada, on the outskirts of the city of Visakhapatnam. The institute is well accessible via National Highway 5 (India) with the nearest Railway station and Airport situated in Visakhapatnam. The resources in the campus include a post office, student service center, a stationery shop, canteen and banking facilities operating on their respective timings.
The library is names as ‘Prof. B. Sarvesvara Rao Library’ named after the former president of Gayatri Vidya Parishad, Emeritus Professor of Economics of Andhra University and Economic Adviser to the Government of Nigeria. The library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD / DVD -ROMs, Video Cassettes. Online Databases, Micro Documents, Video Cassettes, Books, Journals Thesis, Project Reports, Back Volume of Journals, Video Lessons from NPTEL. The library being a member of AICTE-INDEST consortium under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development provides online access to IEL/IEEE, ASME, ACSE, Science Direct and DOAJ Journals through DELNET and houses 9,200 titles, 34,000 volumes, 130 national journals, 70 international journals and a digital library in which students can access 240 IEEE journals and 600 other journals through the Springer Science+Business Media Engineering Data Unit.
The Health Care center is located within the campus with a resident doctor available during the college hours for both students and staff. The emergency ambulance services are available around the clock with emergency cases treated at GVP Institute of Health Care and Medical Technology located at a distance of 4 kilometers from the campus.
GVP has separate hostel facilities for boys and girls well equipped with all amenities. All the hostels have their own cooking and dining rooms supervised by different in-charges and only serves Vegetarian cuisine.
The institution provides has both indoor and outdoor sporting facilities with a multi-station gym, table tennis hall, 200m track for athletics inclusive of Football and Cricket turfs. Apart from them, Cricket practicing nets, tennis, basketball, Throwball, Tennikoit courts are available for the students.
The college provides transportation facilities through own buses for both students and staff from the city. During working days, multiple trips towards the city are facilitated for the students who are involved in extra-curricular activities or additional coursework.