The name Nandyal is from the phrase "Nandi Alayam” and is approximately the center point of nine Nandi temples. The nine Nandies surrounding Nandyal includes Pradama Nandi, Naga Nandi, Soma Nandi, Krishna Nandi, Surya Nandi, Vishnu Nandi, Garuda Nandi, Vinayaka Nandi, Maha Nandi. It has been an important pilgrimage site and agricultural station since the days of the Vijayanagara Kingdom..
By road it is three and half hours from the Rajiv Gandhi International Air Port, Hyderabad and two and half hours from Cuddapah Air Port, Cuddapah. It is well connected by road and rail to all the major cities and towns of Andhra Pradesh. Nandyal is a popular pilgrims’ hub. Srisailam, Ahobilam, Mahanandi, Mantralayam, Yaganti are in Kurnool district. Belum Caves, the second largest caves in the Indian Sub Continent and famous for their stalactite and stalagmite formations, are about 70 kms from Nandyal. Nandyal has good facilities for lodge and board including star hotels.
The college is located on the Nandyal-Kurnool Road (NH-40) and it is about 12 kms from Nandyal and 50 kms from Kurnool. RTC buses (ordinary) and Auto rickshaws are the general mode of public transport in Nandyal to reach college.