G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College was the brainchild of late Sri. G. Pulla Reddy(12-08-1920 to 09-05-2007), the renowned philanthropist. His love for education and care for his native district manifested themselves in the form of this college. Inaugurated by the world famous Ophthalmologist Padmabhushan Dr. P.Shiva Reddy on 22nd Feb. 1985 and managed by G. Pulla Reddy Charities Trust, the college celebrated its bi-decennial during 2004-05 and completed 34 years of its service in Engineering Education. The college is situated on Kurnool-Chittoor National Highway No.18 and is 6 KM from Collectorate Complex; Kurnool. The college offers 5 UG programs, 7 PG programs and Ph.D programs in all branches of Engineering. The college has been granted AUTONOMOUS by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, with effect from academic year 2006-2007. The college has permanent affiliation to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Ananthapuramu, Anatapuramu and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and accredited by NBA of AICTE and NAAC of UGC, New Delhi with A+Grade. The college is also accredited by Institution of Engineers, Calcutta and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The college has established an IEEE student branch and bagged several prizes under IEEE Hyderabad zone. The faculty of the college is a proper blend of learned and experienced senior faculty and dynamic, energetic young faculty.
Sprawling over a forty acre land, the college has the built up accommodation of over 2, 92,000sq.ft. The spacious and ventilated class rooms, drawing halls are well furnished. The college has a generator for the uninterrupted conduct of experiments in laboratories. All the labs of engineering and sciences are well equipped and are being updated every year with the addition of new equipment.
The labs of the college are offering Testing and Consultancy services to several Govt. and private organization. The department of Civil Engineering is offering Testing and Consultancy Services in the areas of Soil Testing, Material Testing etc., The department of Mechanical Engineering is offering Consultancy in testing the vehicles for Pollution Check under the license from the transport department of AP state government. The department of Electrical Engineering is offering Consultancy in testing the transformer oil.
The college has 1240 computer systems out of which 240 are main computer center and remaining are in individual departments. All the departments are inter connected by LAN. The college has high speed internet through TATA services. The college library with carpet area of 12000 sq.ft is well furnished. There are 72,000 volumes on racks with open access systems and lending facility to students.
The library subscribing to about 102 national and 480 international e-technical journals besides many magazines of general interest. The college also subscribes to digital libraries who provide access to books and journals available on internet. The college has a four acre play ground with basket ball court, ball badminton court, cricket ground, volley ball court and facilities for indoor games like table tennis under 12 station multi gym. In association with Institute for Electronic Governance, Andhra Pradesh, the college has Jawahar Knowledge Center (JKC) which imparts students placement related skills. The JKC of college has excellent infrastructure facilities. The alumni of the college are all well placed in reputed Government and Private organizations in India and Abroad.
In the Campus Recruitment for the academic year 2016-2017 (for the students who passed out in April 2017) 317 students secured placement in reputed Multi National Companies like TCS, IBM, Tech Mahindra, Capgemeni, Wipro, Accenture, L&T, Infotech, Tech Mahindra, Hyundai, HP, NTT Data, Emphasis, Osmosys, GGK Technologies, Securify systems, Prokarma, Medha servo drives, NRI, ADP, Toshiba, Cyient etc.
The campus recruitment for the academic year 2017-2018 (for the students passing out in April, 2018) have commenced in September 2017. Already TCS, Tech Mahindra, Capgemini, NTT data, TCS, Emphasis, Mindtree, Hyundai, Medha servo, Riktam Technologies, Soliton Technologies, Soctronics, E-Litmus, Efftronics, IBM, 5y solutions, Vyshnavi Information Technologies, Maple Constructions, Cyient, Smart DV technologies, Factset etc visited the campus for placement and recruited 288 candidates by Campus recruitment and also many other companies are in the offing.
The College received the Best JKC Placement Award from the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Late Dr.Y.S.Rajasekhar Reddy on 09-01-2007 for the best Placements during 2006-2007 among 219 Engineering Colleges present then, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The management of the College has instituted merit Scholarships. Students who join the College with less than1000 rank in EAMCET are given full tuition fee waiver for all the four years.