Governance is a key factor for university to perform efficiently and carry out its mission. This includes both a productive relationship, functional autonomy and inclusiveness in decision making. The University has a representative, collective decision making, systematic, administrative / management structure to ensure effective and shared good governance. The internal governance of University is managed by highly experienced and dedicated team members with excerpts and timely advice from our Advisory Think Tank members. Involvement of Students as major stake holders is a guiding aspect of Governance.

A highly experienced team of management is constituted for guiding the university in achieving the overall vision, mission, and objectives. The academic section of the various faculties is guided by the Academic Council and the Innovation and Research is guided by the Innovation Cell, Research and Development Council. All these councils are guided and chaired by the Chancellor / Vice-Chancellor. Each of the constituent institutions is headed by the Deans / Directors who monitor the overall day to day administration of individual institutions. The university has adopted an advanced ICT enabled and smart ERP based management system for efficient monitoring and reporting so as to ensure faster and efficient implementation of administrative decisions.


Founder & Chairman at Bharatiya Engineering Science and Technology Innovation University, Andhra Pradesh

He worked in Indian Administrative Service (IAS) with 32 years of experience at different levels and different departments in Government in Karnataka and GOI. He started his career in civil service as Assistant Commissioner and worked in key areas including Deputy Commissioner, Director of Mass Education, Managing Director Bangalore Electric Supply Co, Commissioner – BBMP & BDA, Principal Secretary – Agriculture and retired in 2017 as Additional Chief Secretary (Higher Education).
He was closely involved in power sector reforms in his service as Secretary, Karnataka Electricity Board, Managing Director, Bangalore Electric Supply Company, and Managing Director, Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation.
He acquired vast expertise in Urban Development and Higher Education through large scale reforms. He is Founder President of Apnadesh Association engaged in Community Development and People’s Participation. He is the Global Chair of World Forum for Education which has undertaken lots of initiatives to bring together Innovators and Social entrepreneurs. This is a first of its kind not for profit initiative with a view to create a platform for knowledge givers and seekers and also macro influencers.

Dr. Rupa Vasudevan

Founder & Chancellor at Bharatiya Engineering Science and Technology Innovation University, Andhra Pradesh

A professional Educationist, with 20+ years of vast experience in education management at Institutional, Business school and University level.


  • International Goldstar award for exemplary contribution in bridging gap between Thailand and India – awarded by Labor Minister of Thailand
  • Mahila Ratan Award for contribution as a woman achiever
  • Rashtriya Vidya Saraswathi Puraskar for contribution in the field of ICT in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Leadership Award in 2016 for Digital learning
  • Vanita Ratna Award, received in 2019 from the Indywood Billionaires Club

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Executive Council of Karnataka State Higher Education Council
  • Member, STEMFEST 2016 organizing committee.
  • Member, GnanaSangama ICT Initiatives group, Govt of Karnataka
  • Life Member, AIU, Delhi
  • Heading the woman and Child initiatives Pan India for NGO Apna Desh in India
Implemented mentoring systems enabling young people to be mentored and thus carve a vision for their careers and help focus them to achieve their life goals.
The Global Co-Chairs of World Forum for Education – WFE Dr Rupa Vasudevan, Bharat Lal Meena (IAS rtd) and their International partners have incepted Forum, WFE, with an aim to spread networks that are dedicated to capture, share and exchange development experiences with national and international partners or individual knowledge givers, document creative thoughts, ideas and nurture them in order to accelerate development.
Bharatiya Engineering, Science and Technology Innovation University (BESTIU), is a green field university in Andhra Pradesh which believes in the dictum “Knowledge is Power”. It has adopted an innovative path of delivering high quality education by developing the young human resources on the foundation of cultural, ethical and moral values, while boosting leadership qualities, research culture and innovative skills among them. BESTIU is currently operating from Anantapur campus with best infrastructure facilities on a sprawling 30 acres campus with all required facilities. The upcoming new campus at Gawniwaripalli near Gorantla on a 102 acres campus will have excellent and state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities conducive to higher teaching-learning environment, incubation of innovations and research for development. BESTIU aims to provide higher education of global standards and hence, all the programs are designed to meet international standards. Highly experienced and qualified faculty members, continuously engaged in the maintenance and enhancement of student-centric learning environment through innovative pedagogy, form the speciality of this University.
The academic programs offered by BESTIU have flexibility in their curriculum which have been designed with industry-specific goals in mind and the educator enjoys complete freedom to appropriate the syllabus by incorporating the latest knowledge and stimulating the creative minds of the students. Bench-marked with the course of studies of various institutions of repute, BESTIU curriculum is extremely contemporary and is a culmination of efforts of great think-tanks – a large number of faculty members, experts from industries and research level organizations. BESTIU has a congenial environment for promoting innovations, adaptive research and consultancy, which it believes as the pillars of success and engines of growth.
The university has highly qualified faculty in their respective fields of expertise. A large number of national and international conferences, seminars and workshops are organized by the university. Such events provide a variety of experiences to the students and inculcate skills such as leadership and team spirit which are helpful in their career.
Further, the campus is ICT enabled and provide an e-learning and e-connect environment, along with class coordination system, document management system.
BESTIU has entered into collaboration with several prominent Universities, CGIAR Centres, Private sector organizations within India and across the globe. Its collaborations with the industries aims to bridge the gap between industry and University. One step in this regard is setting up of a BRIDGE centre in collaboration with BOSCH at BESTIU. The university facilitates and encourages regular visits for its students to industries and mandatory internship with industries are planned for the students to help them to become skilled that are relevant to industry requirements. Structured training programs on soft-skills and preparatory training for competitive exams are planned to make students more employable. BESTIU is in the process of setting up of an Incubation cell to promote entrepreneurship development skills among the students and extend full support to the budding entrepreneurs to nurture their ideas.
I strongly believe BESTIU is marching ahead in the right direction, providing a holistic education to the future generation and playing a pivotal role in nation building. We reiterate our endeavour to provide premium quality education accessible to all and also an enabling environment for the growth of over-all personality development leading to generating of best professionals of global standards.
I, wish and assure you, on behalf of the University family, that we will help you pursue your objectives of life under the varied social, cultural and economic environment and make the University family proud of your attainments.
Welcome to BESTIU !!!!!!