Origin & History

Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (ALIET) is managed and administered by the members of the Society of Jesus, also known as Jesuits, belonging to ‘Jesuit Province Society – Hyderabad’, covering both the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It was established in 2008 with the approval of Rev. Fr. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, the then Superior General of the Society of Jesus, and with the permission of Rev. Fr. Joseph Sebastian SJ, the then provincial of the Andhra Jesuit Province. The institution was finally set up under the leadership of Rev. Fr. Pothireddy Anthony SJ, the then provincial of the Andhra Jesuit Province and through the tireless efforts of Rev. Fr. Thainese SJ, the founding Director of ALIET. The institution, recognized by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and affiliated to JNTU Kakinada, was approved by AICTE, New Delhi, on 4th June 2008.

ALIET is a sister-institution of Andhra Loyola College (ALC), Vijayawada, a well-reputed autonomous college started in 1953 and awarded the status ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ (CPE) by the UGC. Both these institutions, situated in the same 98-acre campus, are registered under the Loyola College Society, Guntur-Vijayawada.

ALIET began with four B. Tech. courses in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), Computer Science Engineering (CSE) and Information Technology (IT). In 2009, a PG course in Master of Business Administration (MBA) was introduced, followed by B. Tech. courses in Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Civil Engineering (CE) in the years 2010 and 2013 respectively. Two M. Tech. courses in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science Engineering (CSE) are being offered from 2012 onwards.

  • Promoting Innovation
  • Entrepreneurial Capabilities
  • Culture of Quality
  • Social Responsibility
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Compassion

Founders and Directors

St.Ignatius of Loyola , the founder of the Society Of Jesus, was born in 1491 as the last child of a large Basque family of Spain. The name 'Loyola' came from the ancestral castle that was the family heritage of St.Ignatius.He recorded his experiences in a book called “ The Spiritual Exercises” which became the soul and center, the rule and character of every Jesuit who came thereafter.

  • Rev. Fr. Dr. A. Francis Xavier, S.J


  • Fr.J.Chiranjivi S.J

    Assistant Director

  • Fr.M.Anand S.J

    Assistant Director

  • Dr.O.Mahesh



Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (ALIET) is a sister – institution of the reputable Andhra Loyola College , Vijayawada.

  • 1To provide technical higher education
  • 2To strive to sustain a culture of quality
  • 3To create professionals
  • 4spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship
  • 5 sense of social responsibility, compassion

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