K.S.R.M College of Engineering was established in the year 1980 to perpetuate the memory of Late Sri. Srinivasa Reddy, youngest son of Late Sri Obul Reddy. The college had its modest beginnings in 1980 with an intake of 160 students with core branches of Civil, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communications and Mechanical Engineering. Keeping in view the latest trends, priorities and relevance in Engineering and Technology, the Board of Management decided to start Computer Science and Engineering in 1990 commemorating the decennial year of the college. With the continuous efforts of the Management and the Successive Principals, the departments have been strengthened year after year and the intake has steadily been increased to 720 by the year 2019.
Furthering its sphere of activity, the college started post graduate programme in CAD/CAM (ME), Geo-technical Engineering (CE) in the year 2004, Power Systems (EEE) & Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) during 2010-11 and Digital Electronics and Communication Systems (ECE) in 2011-12 respectively. The college has approved R & D center in CSE, ECE, ME and CE departments from the year 2017.
The College campus is located 8 K.M. away from Kadapa town on Kadapa to Pulivendula Highway in a calm and salubrious area of 35 acres. The College is set in a serene environment with lush greenery and fresh air.