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Osmania University is the third oldest University of south India and the seventh oldest university in India, established in 1918.  Almost 300,000 students are pursuing their education under the affiliated colleges and other institutions of this university.

  • Osmania University was founded by Nawab Osman Ali Khan, seventh Nizam of Hyderabad.
  • It is located in Saifabad in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh and was established in 1918.
  • The university focuses on contributing to the social and economic development of the country.
  • Osmania University is the first university which provides for Indian languages as the medium of instruction such as Urdu. English is a compulsory subject as well.
  • The campus is spread over 1300 acres of land.
  • Osmania University is re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) as “A” Grade University in 2008.






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Non-Teaching staff


 Affiliated colleges




  • The Osmania University has the following courses:


UG Programmes with 158 combinations


PG courses


PG Diplomas


Research Programmes at M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels


The list of Research & Training Centres undergoing in the University to promote research are:

Institute of Genetics and Hospitals for Genetic Diseases

Research and Training Unit in Navigational Electronics (NERTU)

Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC)

Information Dissemination Centre (IDC)

Japal-Rangapur Observatory (JRO)

Centre for Plant Molecular Biology (CPMB)

Centre for Indian Ocean Studies (formerly, Centre for Area Studies)

Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies (RCUES)

Educational Multimedia Research Centre(EMRC)

Southern Regional Centre for the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)

Dairat-ul-Ma'arif-uI-Osmania (Osmania Oriental Publications Bureau)

Research Foundation for Devotional Literary Studies (Tulsi Bhavan)

Sanskrit Academy

Centre for Women's Studies

Sir Ronald Ross Institute

Centre for Solid Waste Technology and Management (CSWTM)

Centre for Quantitative Methods and Artificial Intelligence (CQM&AI)

Centre for Energy Technology


Notable Alumni:

9th Prime Minister of India

P. V. Narasimha Rao

CEO Adobe systems

Shantanu Narayen

Former Indian Cricket team Captain

Mohammed Azharuddin


Venkatesh Kulkarni



Centre for Educational Development of Minorities

It was established in 1994 with the objective of improving the classroom performance of school children and improving the participation and performance of minority candidates in competitive examinations.

English Language Training Centre

It was established in 1988, a number of Workshops have been organized on various aspects of English Language Teaching with experts drawn from U.K. and U.S.A.

Physical Education

The Department of Physical Education existed since the inception of Arts College to promote indoor and outdoor games.

National Service Scheme (NSS)

The NSS Cell conducts Special Camps in 6 (six) districts i.e. Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda and Nizamabad for promoting welfare of society.



  • Established in 1918 and was inaugurated by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, the then President of India on 3rd August, 1963.
  • The Library building is situated on an area of 62,000 sq. ft.
  • The Library contains 500,000 books, 6000 manuscripts including rare palm leave manuscripts, 400 periodicals, 58,000 bound volumes of journals, 3,858 Government documents, 272 files, 6428 manuscripts, 143 microfilms and 9 CD ROMS.


Convocation: Graduation Ceremony is celebrated annually, usually during May-July. This event gives opportunity to interact with the fellow-degree holders and The Chancellor of the University gives away the degrees.

INFINITY- A Techno fest of the University

OU offers following Scholarships:

•    L.B.C.

•    E.P.P.


1. In the recent past the Directorate convened Mega Placements for 1000 vacancies for graduate trainees on behalf of Vedanta Aluminum Ltd with the assistance of Directorate of Admissions, OU.
2. Organized Two Road Shows at University college for Women on behalf of Wipro technologies for their EARN WHILE TO LEARN    SCHEME under Wipro Academy for Software Excellence program (WASE) for the Academic Year 2009-10 batch.
3. The college on its own has been making almost 100% placements at B.Tech level excluding the students who wish to pursue their studies abroad or pursue further studies in India.

Course Avg. Annual Fees Rating No. of Seats
Bachelor of Arts [BA] INR. 2,850 -- --
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] -- 4.8 Out Of 10 --
Bachelor of Commerce [BCom] -- 5 Out Of 10 --
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA] -- 6 Out Of 10 --
Bachelor of Education [BEd] -- -- --
Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] INR. 3,135 -- --
Bachelor of Hotel Management [BHM] -- -- --
Bachelor of Law [LLB] -- -- --
Bachelor of Mass Media [BMM] INR. 3,420 -- --
Bachelor of Pharmacy [BPharma] INR. 31,000 -- --
Bachelor of Physical Education [BPEd] INR. 3,420 -- --
Bachelor of Science [BSc] INR. 3,420 -- --
Bachelor of Science [BSc] in Medicine -- -- --
Bachelor of Technology [BTech] INR. 31,443 7.3 Out Of 10 --
Diploma in Arts -- -- --
Diploma in Paramedical -- -- --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Arts -- -- --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Commerce -- 5 Out Of 10 --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Law -- -- --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Science -- -- --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Management -- 4.8 Out Of 10 --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Engineering -- -- --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Education -- -- --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Mass Communication -- -- --
Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Pharmacy -- -- --
Graduate Certificate [GradCert] in Arts -- -- --
Graduate Diploma [GradDip] in Arts -- -- --
Master of Arts [MA] INR. 3,734 -- --
Master of Business Administration [MBA] -- 4.8 Out Of 10 --
Master of Commerce [MCom] INR. 3,420 5 Out Of 10 --
Master of Computer Application [MCA] -- 6 Out Of 10 --
Master of Education [MEd] INR. 6,920 -- --
Master of Laws [LLM] -- -- --
Master of Pharmacy [MPharma] -- -- --
Master of Philosophy [MPhil] in Engineering -- -- --
Master of Philosophy [MPhil] in Arts -- -- --
Master of Philosophy [MPhil] in Education -- -- --
Master of Philosophy [MPhil] in Science -- -- --
Master of Philosophy [MPhil] in Management -- -- --
Master of Philosophy [MPhil] in Mass Communication -- -- --
Master of Physical Education [MPEd] INR. 8,610 -- --
Master of Science [MSc] INR. 3,515 -- --
Master of Science [MSc] in Medicine -- -- --
Master of Technology [MTech] -- 7.3 Out Of 10 --
Post Graduate Certificate [PGCERTIFICATE] in Science -- -- --
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] -- 4.8 Out Of 10 --
Post Graduate Diploma [PG] in Arts INR. 366 -- --
Post Graduate Diploma [PG] in Science -- -- --
Post Graduate Diploma [PG] in Law -- -- --
Post Graduate Diploma [PG] in Medical -- -- --
Post Graduate Diploma [PG] in Commerce INR. 6,840 5 Out Of 10 --
Under Graduate Diploma [UG] in Arts -- -- --

Discussion Board

  • SIVA PRASAD SAMPATH NATTEM September 1, 2016, 2:01 am

    What is the placement service of Osmania University ?

    • ANKIT GOYAL September 16, 2016, 5:01 am

      Our college is providing jobs to everyone the college leads every year, giving max number of jobs to students in the state. Normally the average package is provided to the placed students. Many IT as well as Core companies visit our campus for placements. Even the PSU also hire from our University.

  • PRADEEP VARMA MUDUNURI August 27, 2016, 10:53 pm

    What is the admission criteria for B.Tech ?

    • ANGAD KANDHARI September 13, 2016, 2:00 am

      Admission eligibility Criteria - 1) Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of Intermediate Examination (10+2) pattern with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optionals or related vocational courses in the fields of Engineering and Technology, conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh along with bridge course or courses conducted by it for candidate enrolled during 2000-2002 and subsequent batches, or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh. OR Candidates should have passed or appeared at the final year of the Diploma examination in Engineering conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, A.P. ii) Candidates should have completed 16 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission. There is no upper age limit.

  • SAIRAM GELAM August 26, 2016, 1:05 am

    What is the review of Osmania University ?

    • ANKIT AGGARWAL September 17, 2016, 6:59 am


  • RUPESH SURU August 24, 2016, 8:43 pm

    Is Osmania University re-accredited ?

    • ANJALI SHARMA September 9, 2016, 5:52 am

      Osmania University is re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) as

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