Tellakula Jalayya Polisetty Somasundaram College, Guntur, managed by Vasavi Vidyanidhi Committee was established in August 1971 under the dynamic leadership of Late Sri Tellakula Jalayya, a legendary personality, who occupied a number of public positions such as Member of Legislative Assembly, Chairman of Guntur Municipal Corporation and with the deep commitment of the illustrious sons of Late Sri Polisetty Somasundaram, in the name of their noble father. The College offers a wide range of courses from Intermediate to Post Graduation. The College has around 2,500 students, 125 teachers and 75 administrative and supporting staff on its rolls. The College is one of the prestigious institutions of higher learning, affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University.
TJPS College will be nationally recognized for student success and best educational practices and recognized as a bench-mark college for ensuring multi-faceted development of students by way of tuning their attitudes and aptitudes adn honing their skills, suited to changing need of economy
The mission of TJPS College is to provide educational opportunities that emphasize knowledge and skills that allow the student to adjust through a lifetime of social and technological change. The college recognizes that education is vital in developing the individuals sense of worth, values and high ethical stardards. The college is committed to excellence in helping students reach full potential by developing their skills, communication proficiency, civic responsibility and global awarness.