About Dr.Abdul Haq Urdu University, Kurnool

The University
The Dr. Abdul Haq Urdu University has been established by an Act of State Legislature Government of Andhra Pradesh (Act No. 13 of 2016, published 7th May 2016). The Act was amended as Act No 35/2018.

  • It is an Act to establish and incorporate a university at the state level mainly to promote and develop Urdu language.
  • To impart vocational and technical education in Urdu medium through campus based teaching and distance education modes.
  • To provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

The Dr. Abdul Haq Urdu University (AHUUK), one of the major institutions of higher education in Andhra Pradesh is largely devoted to post graduate studies and is widely known for its excellence in Research and its distinguished faculty. The University has with Departments and Centre’s organized in 5 Schools of study.

His Excellency Biswa Bhusan Harichandan the Honorable Governor of Andhra Pradesh State is the Chancellor of the Dr.Abdul Haq Urdu University .

The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, in his capacity as the Chancellor of the University, has appointed Sri Satish Chandra, I.A.S as the In-charge Vice Chancellor of the University.

Permanent Site of the University
The state Government has allocated 144 Acres of land for the permanent site of the Dr. Abdul Haq Urdu University at Orvakal on Kurnool – Nandyal highway (NH-40).



  • 17 km from Kurnool
  • 30 km from Nandikotkur
  • 52 km from Nandyal
  • Less than a Km (500 meters) from the highway (NH-40)

About Orvakal
The Orvakal is situated at a distance of approximately 17 km from Kurnool city. It is connected National Highway No. NH.40. In recent years, Orvakal has come to be known as the Rock city of Andhra Pradesh. It is a village and a Mandal of Kurnool district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It also forms a part of Kurnool Urban Development Authority (KUDA).

About Andhra Pradesh
The state of Andhra Pradesh (A.P) has one of the states of India, situated in the South-East of the country; it is the eight-largest state in India. The state of A.P as of 2011 Census of India the state had population of 49, 386, 799 with population density of 308/km2 the overall literacy rate of 67.41% as per the 2011 Indian census.