HOD  Message

It gives me immense pleasure in welcoming you to explore the virtual perception and exposure of Basic Humanities and Sciences Department at VCE.

The Department of Basic Humanities and Sciences has a rich curriculum and allied activities to provide a comprehensive education for B.Tech graduates. It prepares them to be technically well-off, to be critical thinkers, productive citizens, and leaders in a wide range of careers: government as well as an array of managerial options in the private sector. During their study, students complete rigorous programs of course work, participate in a variety of co-curricular programs within and with other top engineering colleges.

Our vision is to ignite the inherent application skills of theoretical knowledge. In view of this, the department of Basic Humanities and Sciences is devoted to the dissemination of knowledge from an interdisciplinary perspective and to empower the students the blend of Engineering and Management.

The mission of the Human Sciences Department is to produce top-quality education and to conduct leading-edge programmes.

Our Department has got well-qualified, talented and dedicated faculty members. The faculty members of the Human Sciences department have always endeavored to provide the best in terms of knowledge and skill. The subjects taught by teachers of this department are of prime importance for all-round growth and development of students.

It remains a privilege to be head of the Basic Humanities and Sciences department with highly motivated and dedicated personnel, who are all prepared to go the extra mile. Therefore, my advice to prospective engineers is to put in their best to make their dreams come true.

About Dean


Dr. K.Somi Reddy, Associate Professor of Chemistry of this college is a committed teacher and accomplished academician. He has been serving the cause of higher education for the last three decades and still going strong. He is very popular among VCE students due to his excellent teaching skills and enthusiasm in keeping abreast of the latest teaching-learning methods. He got selected for CSIR Fellowship (UGC, New Delhi) in 1984 for research work and completed the Minor Research Project in 1992, sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi. He was awarded Ph.D. in 1996 by Kakatiya University, Warangal under FIP, UGC, New Delhi.

Owing to his knowledge and experience in Scientific and Research methodology, he set up a research lab in the Department of Chemistry in collaboration with departmental colleagues to facilitate research work undertaken by faculty as well as students.

He leaves no stone unturned and makes the best use of resources, including that of humans, at his disposal in executing a task successfully. He got Inspire Internship of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi sanctioned to the college which was first of its kind in the entire state of Telangana. As Convener of the 5-day programmed held for three consecutive years, he won the hearts of young students as well as an appreciation of the Commissioner of Collegiate Education, Hyderabad, Govt. Telangana. Eminent Scientists, mentors from reputed institutes like CCMB, IICT, NIN, NGRI, IIP & Central University enlightened the students on the need for scientific research during the workshops.

He is instrumental in initiating Free Coaching for M.Sc(Chemistry) Entrance Exams for the students of downtrodden and marginalized sections. His efforts have fructified as scores of students secure ranks and seats in M.Sc(Chemistry) of different universities, specifically NCL, Pune, NIT, Warangal, Central University of Hyderabad.

As the Convener of illustrious Alumni Association of Vaagdevi College of Engineering, he mobilized required logistics and finances to set up a purified water plant and construct Kakatiya Kala Thornam on the VCE college premises. His participation in all activities whether curricular, co-curricular or extra-curricular is exemplary and worthy of emulation.