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The College was founded on the 19th July, 1915 through the pioneering efforts of Dr.Annie Wood Besant and the noble band of Theosophical workers who came under her inspiration especially her paternal uncle Prof. Ernest Wood. It was originally named as Woods National College. The event will always be remembered as a land mark in the history of Rayalaseema as the College was at that time, the only institution to cater to the needs of higher education in this region. It also brought the people of the area into closer contact with international programs for the propagation of culture and spiritual ideals of the Theosophical Society and also the National movement for political liberation under the inspiration of Dr.Annie Besant. After the demise of Dr.Annie Besant it was named as Besant Theosophical College as a mark of gratitude to this great soul. It was originally managed by the Theosophical Educational Trust which later renamed as Besant Centenary Trust.
Our institution, one of the oldest pioneering institutions in the country, is established with the Motto Education as Service, rendered Yeomans service to the cause of education in this backward region of Rayalaseema in the past and continues to do so, even in the present and for the posterity. The holy task of providing education as service is carried out with a Missionary Zeal.
The college strives to be a leader in the field of education by pursuing the best practices for the holistic development of the students as intellectually competent, socially committed citizens that the country needs today. Our institution strives hard to usher in, a new era of equality and value based education that is replete with ethics and human values, in tune with the ideas of Theosophy which is propagated by its legendary founder Dr. Annie Besant.
The institution is committed to impart quality and value based education with required professional skills that makes the students Job Ready. The institution intends to produce meaningful students by inculcating human values through education and making them real human beings with a human touch, care and concern for their fellow beings, which is the need of the age. The Mission of the institute is:
To produce a serene atmosphere intellectually enlightened, spiritually inspired, emotionally balanced, morally upright, socially committed and accomplished young men and women who will be agents of social transformation in todays India.
To make the students gain insight into the conceptual frame work of their chosen fields and making them gain much information in the relevant fields.
To promote the positive attitude among the students and make them to win over the problems and situations that arises in real life.
To provide the relevant and much needed education in-
The BT College is committed in the pursuit of excellence in the field of Under Graduate and Post Graduate education in order to lead to prepare qualified and competent work force and contributing to nation building.
The institute endeavor to achieve this object by continually improving our quality teaching and learning management through:
• Adoption of Innovative teaching and learning methods.
• Student centric curricular and extra-
• Continuous Faculty development programmes.
• Continuous monitoring and review processes to ensure Quality.
• Enhancing Quality teaching and learning consciousness amongst staff and students.
• Creating a culture of interactive teaching and learning process.
Our College being the oldest in this part of Andhra Pradesh can boast of spacious
and well stacked Library and well equipped Laboratories for the following Subjects:
Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Horticulture, Bio-
Physical Director (PT)-
24th January 2012 Sri. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, Honourable Chief Minister of AP visited the College in connection with the Gurudev Rabindranath Tagores 150th year Birth Celebrations and the completion of 100 years of writing Jana Gana Mana
National Anthem Jana Gana Mana 100 Years Celebrations at B. T. College
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Zonal Center Training Program
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The core values are a set of principles and values that guide the process and development of curriculum, students, faculty and staﬀ. B T College has always laid special emphasis on moral education, character building and inculcation of the right sense of social responsibilities, which are the most fundamental and essential goals of education. The College is dedicated to ushering in value added knowledge and to import global standard education to aspiring students.