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Engineering College Websites in Andhra Pradesh: An Evaluation Study

O. Seshaiah, R. V. Rekha, Ch. Veeranjaneyulu


The academic institutions in Andhra Pradesh have begun to recognize the importance and potential of using the World Wide Web. Since the early 1990s, colleges have started designing websites and offering services on the internet. The web pages of colleges have many designs and varieties, but it is necessary for these websites to follow a certain framework in their design based on their users, which increases the need for the evaluation of these websites. In reality the goal behind the evaluation of college websites is to guide them toward providing the users with accurate, correct, and authentic information. The goal of this study is evaluation of the engineering college websites in Andhra Pradesh to assess user’s opinion. A questionnaire survey was conducted among the top 20 engineering colleges which were identified through the website evaluation checklist.


Academic websites, Andhra Pradesh, engineering colleges, website evaluation, web credibility, web usability

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