As per Public Notice Issued by UGC on the 30 April 2019, Bharatiya Engineering Science and Technology Innovation University has been included in the list of Private Universities which are established by the Acts of Legislatures of different State Governments and are competent to award degrees as specified by UGC under Section 22 of the UGC Act and included in UGC website.
The Governing Council of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) at its
361st Governing Council Meeting held on November 5, 2020 at AIU House,
New Delhi considered the application of Bharatiya Engineering Science and
Technology Innovation University (BESTIU), Anantapur 515731, Andhra Pradesh for grant of membership of AIU and resolved to grant the same with effect from 18.08.2020 (Date of UGC letter) and placed it in the South Zone.