Set up by Karnataka State Act in 2013, Srinivas University, Mangalore, is a Private University. In addition to that, It is a research-based and domain-centered University in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Shama Rao Foundation, Mangalore, India, is a private Charitable Trust established in 1988 by a profound Chartered Accountant Raghavendra Rao. They have 18 groups of institutions. Srinivas University is one of the 18 Srinivas Group of Institutions.
The trust has established various universities in Mangalore. In addition to that, the university offers 160 courses. These include undergraduate, postgraduate, and research courses under 10 Faculties/Colleges. The university made advancements in planning and beginning new super-strength programs in Undergraduate, Postgraduate levels as well as research courses.