Recording the history of Nellore


Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Venkatagiri

Sri Pragada Kotaiah Memorial Indian Institute of Handloom Technology was established in Venkatagiri of SPSR Nellore district in the year 1992 in memory of late Sri Pragada Kotaiah, (Rajyasabha Member) M.P, the renowned weavers leader of Andhra Pradesh. This Institute is one of the 8 Institutes in India under the control of Development Commissioner for Handlooms, New Delhi Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

This institute is functioning under the administrative control of the Director of Handlooms & Textiles and Development Commissioner, Apparel & Export Parks, Government of Andhra Pradesh at state level. The institute building is located in 25 acres of land in Venkatagiri town, which is one of the handloom clusters consisting of 20,000 weaver families producing the renowned Venkatagiri sarees, a blend of superfine cotton and pure Golden zari.

This Institute is offering DIPLOMA IN HANDLOOM & TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY (DHTT), a 3 yr diploma course. Apparel and garments Making Technology (AGMT) is also taught as a subject in the final year, which makes these students to get immediate placement in the private sector. SSC is the minimum qualification required to join this course. 66 candidates are selected every year on merit basis. Andhra Pradesh state reservation policy will be observed while filling the seats.

Stipend will also be paid @ Rs.400/-, 450/- & 500/- respectively during the three (3) years. The application for admission into DHTT can be downloaded from their website: The admission notification will be advertised in newspapers in the month of May every year.


SPKM Indian Institute of Handloom Technology
Venkatagiri, SPSR Nellore District
Andhra Pradesh, India – 524132
Phone: 08625 -257260
Fax: 08625-257826

Common IIHT site:

PRINCIPAL: +919866334827


  1. how can you apply for admission into the handloomtechnology

  2. V!kr@m

    Its not a good course but u can get more friends that they belongs 4m all over india by joining in this college.
    Better 2 dont come this.
    When am really feel sad that my classmate cva after completion of this course,he didnt get job & finally he leave the total textile industry

  3. k..parameshwar

    its best course than other any one now a days it was exelent for tallented boys so plz join it

  4. its best course than other any one now a days it was exelent for tallented boys so plz join it soon okk

  5. Maheer

    How 2 apply fr this plzzzz reply me….

  6. how to apply the form

  7. G.Pavan

    how to get the admission .plz say me

  8. mohan

    do u know i
    ts a abad

  9. This s the best course in Indian plzzz frnd’s dont say like that

  10. Sir I m diplomo 2nd year studying …civil eng sir…how can apply sir…please tell me….sir

  11. How to can apply sir…please tell me sir…

  12. Vaggu ramesh

    How is it feavature after 3years diplama

  13. Sai

    Waste college ragging is very high in this institute

  14. Sai

    Worst institute

  15. Which type of jobs we get

  16. Sunkara umamahesWare

    Sir iam compelete inter sir any coures avilbile

  17. This worst institute and ragging also

  18. sambana lahar

    Sir my cast BC – D i can apply

  19. kata madhu

    sir how to apply

  20. Janardhan

    all the contact numbers are fake, numbers are not use.

  21. R ramesh

    Please give details of ca. What is the good and bad of this course.

  22. R ramesh

    Please give details of ca. What is the good and bad of this course.

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