Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (KLEF), formerly K L University, is an institute deemed to be university located in the Vaddeswaram Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. It consists of 11 academic departments and six schools, with emphasis on scientific and technological research. Established in 1985, the college is located on a 100-acre (40 ha) site adjacent to Buckingham Canal, and is about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Vijayawada in Krishna District and 20 km from Guntur City. The institution is recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, and is certified by ISO 9001 - 2000. It has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with an A grade.