ORIGIN & HISTORY
Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (ALIET) is a sister-institution of the reputed Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada. These two institutios are administered and run by the Loyola College Society, Gunter-Vijayawada. ALIET was approved by AICTE, New Delhi, on 04-06-2008. The institution is recognized by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and affiliated to JNTUK, Kakinada. Rev. Fr. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, the former General of the society O Jesues, had consented in October 2007 to the establishment of this institution.. Rev. Fr. Joseph Sebastian SJ, the former Provincial of Andhra Jesuit Province, obtained permission from Rev. Fr. General for starting this institution. This project was implemented in the tenure of Rev. Fr. P. Antony Sj, as the Provincial of Andhra Jesuit Province and present President of the Loyola College Soceity, Gunur-Vijayawada, through the help of Rev. Fr. J. Thainese SJ as the Director & Secretary and Rev. Fr. D. Showraiah Sj as the Rector. The institution was formally inaugurated on 29 December 2008 by Dr. Y.S. Rajashekar Reddy, the Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and an illustrious alumnus of ALC.ALIET was blessed by Rev. Fr. P. Antony SJ, the Provincial of Andhra Province.
In accordance with the Jesuit vision of higher education, ALIET imparts technical education in the realm of higher education with integral formation which involves academic excellence, spiritual growth, social commitment and value-based leadership.
The mission of our Jesuit education is to form “men and women for others” and mould them as global citizens with competence, conscience and compassionate commitment. Special concern is shown towards socially and economically marginalized students.
- To provide technical higher education of all-round excellence to all deserving students. It admits all students, irrespective of their caste and creed.
- To strive to sustain a culture of equality in academic excellence and social relevance through human and material resources and facilitate the empowerment of students to be “men and women for others.”
- To create professionals with a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship.
- To enhance the students’ skills of communication and self-study.
- To develop in students a sense of social responsibility, compassion and concern for the poor through EMPOWER (extension programs)
- To acquire adequate technical knowledge with quality and ‘Magis’ (ever greater).
Andhra Loyola Engg College
Vijayawada – 520008