Loyola Polytechnic, Formerly known as Sri Y.S Raja Reddy Polytechnic, was established in the year 1980 by Sri Y.S Raja Reddy Educational Trust, Pulivendla led by Late Dr. Y.S Rajasekhar Reddy, former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh as its President. In the year 1993 the administration of the college was handed over to the Jesuits who run wellknown colleges like Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada Loyola College, Chennai. In 1993 Government of Andhra Pradesh accorded Minority Status to Loyola (YSRR) Polytechnic by which 50% seats are reserved for Christian Minority students from A.P. and the rest are admitted by the Government through Polycet. The Minority students are admitted on the basis of their merit in qualifying SSC examination. These students need to apply to Principal of Loyola Polytechnic directly, according to the advertisement in the newspapers.
The primary objective of the institution is to provide higher education in a Christian atmosphere to all deserving students, including those belonging to the Christian community. It admits students irrespective of their caste and creed. It strives to achieve the Jesuit educational goal of " Forming men and women for others. " Rev. Fr. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, S.J. former Superior General of the Society of Jesus, explains this goals as " We aim to form leaders in service, in imitation of Christ Jesus, men and women of competence, conscience and com-passionate commitment.
To Produce world class Engineers for converting global challenges into opportunities through "Value Embedded Quality Technical Education" and to develop this college as an academy of higher learning in the feild of Engineering and Technology.
To impart technical education and training to the poor and most backward students to the Rayalaseema. To develop their Holistic Personality and to prepare them for work and life, equipping them to be life-long learners and to contribute to the technological, economy and social development of india.