Post Box No : 27, Madanapalle - 517325,
Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Correspondent
  • Dr. N. Vijaya Bhaskar Choudary
  • Ph.D.
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • National Anthem
    Jana Gana Mana
Welcome to Besant Theosophical College

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.

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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-technology, Computer Science & Statistics.

Games and sports

Physical Director (PT)- Sri.L.G.Giri Games and sports are essential in a student’s life for they alone give necessary strength and resistance to the body. Thanks to the efforts of Staff  in the physical Education Department, our girls and boys have won laurels at different levels in various games.

News & Events

24th January 2012 Sri. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, Honourable Chief Minister of AP visited the College in connection with the Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th year Birth Celebrations and the completion of 100 years of writing “Jana Gana Mana”....