Osmania University offers various full time and distance education courses in UG, PG, and research levels. The admission process generally begins in the month of April with the availability of application forms. In year 1918 Osmania University was established in Hyderabad city, which is seventh oldest in India, the university is third oldest in south India and the first to be established in the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad.OU is a multi-faculty and multidisciplinary university, offering rich and varied courses in the fields of Humanities, Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Law, Engineering, Technology, Commerce and Business Management, Information Technology and Oriental Languages.
Osmania University has been established in the year 1918 as the seventh oldest universities in India and third oldest universities in South India. The university provides admissions in a number of courses including the undergraduate, postgraduate, pg diploma, M.Phil, and other doctoral programmes. The courses in Osmania University can be availed in the following major disciplines: Arts, Social Sciences, Commerce, Science, Oriental Language, Management, Education, Engineering, Technology, Law, and Informatics respectively. The applicants can enroll in the university programmes through qualifying in the common entrance exam held for this purpose by concerned university departments.
The admissions are mainly granted on the basis of a common entrance test conducted by the Osmania University. The university provides various UG/PG courses in the departments of Arts, Science Commerce. The application process begins in the month of April and the classes commence in June or July. The main criteria for admission are merit in the qualifying exam, although, for some courses, students have to appear in the entrance test.
The admissions to most of the courses are granted on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination. However, for the following courses, the admission is granted on the basis of an entrance exam:
For admission to B.Com. (Hons.), Osmania University conducts the Common Entrance Test which is a multiple choice based exam. The exam is of 90 minutes’ duration with questions on numerical ability, business concepts, general knowledge, grammar, reading comprehension, essay writing. The exam is of 100 marks in total.
The candidates can download the application forms from the official website of the university. For OUCET, the application fee is INR 450 (INR 350 for SC/ST). Students can pay the application fee through any of the AP online or TS online centers. The academic process generally begins in June. The university gives 6% reservations to ST, 15% to SC, and 29% to OBC. 85% seats are reserved for local candidates.
Students must note that admission of a candidate in the same course which a student has already completed either through regular mode or distance mode from any recognized university is not allowed. This condition is also applicable even if the degree is obtained with any other stream.Osmania University Exam Time Table
Osmania University has released the time table for its various Undergraduate streams’ UG B.A.B.Com.B.Sc.B.B.A.B.S.W. 1st, 2nd 3rd-year exams for March/April 2018 on its official website - http://www.osmania.ac.in. Osmania University introduced and decided the conduct two semesters per year which was applicable from 2018, so students got admission last year into OU Degree courses like B.Com (General and Computers Vocational)B.A, B.Sc, BBA, BSW for both vocational and general courses and Semester 1 has been completed and students starting 2nd semester and may need time table for the upcoming examinations for 1st Year 1st Sem, 1st Year 2nd Sem, 2nd Year 2nd Sem, the OU may release a PDF file in which all courses along with dates, timings, subjects, etc. may be available. Osmania University Degree Time Tables 2018 will be available its official website - http://www.osmania.ac.in.
The university organizes its annual semester examinations every year twice in the months of June/ July and November/ December respectively. The candidates have the facility of downloading their admit cards directly from the website for the university examinations. In order to get your online admit cards, candidates need to follow the steps as explained here below for this purpose. The Osmania University entrance exam, popularly called as OUCET (Osmania University Common Entrance Test), is a postgraduate admission test conducted for universities in Telangana region. The test is conducted for 52 subjects of 39 pg courses, 10 pg diploma courses and 3 five year integrated courses respectively.
Online Admit Card Downloading Procedure for Osmania University Examinations 2018-
i) Go to the official website of Osmania University at ouadmissions.com for downloading online Admit Cards.
ii) The website homepage will be having the “Admissions” section in the top menu bar.
iii) Open the page concerned to view all the details pertaining to latest admission, entrance exam and results of the university.
iv) Follow the OUCET 2018 link available on the concerned page of the website.
v) The page hence opened will be having separate links for downloading Score Cards and Hall Tickets.
vi) Open the download hall ticket window and enter your registration id including date of birth for accessing hall tickets.
vii) Save and take printouts.
|B.A. (Arabic) (Urdu) (Culinary Arts) (Economics) (Fine Arts) (Fine Arts) (History) (Marathi) (Philosophy) (Political Science) (Psychology) (Public Administration) (Sanskrit) (Sociology) (Telugu)||3 Years|
|B.Ed. (Special Education for Visually Impaired)|
|B.F.A. (Applied Arts) (Sculpture) (Painting) (Photography)||4 Years|
|Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.)||1 Years|
|M.A. (Arabic) (Economics) (English) (French) (Hindi) (History) (Islamic Studies) (Kannada) (Linguistics) (Marathi) (Persian) (Philosophy) (Political Science) (Psychology) (Public Administration) (Public Personnel Management) (Sanskrit) (Social Work) (Sociology) (Tamil) (Telugu) (Urdu) (Vedic Astrology)||2 Years|
|M.Ed. (Special Education)||1 Years|
|M.Phil. (Arabic) (Defence Strategic Studies) (Economics) (English) (French / German / Hispanic / Italian Studies) (Hindi) (History) (Library Information Science) (Linguistics) (Mathematics) (Persian) (Philosophy) (Political Science) (Psychology) (Rehabilitation Psychology) (Social Work) (Sanskrit) (Sociology) (Statistics) (Tamil) (Telugu) (Urdu)||2 Years|
|M.Phil. (Public Administration)||18 Months|
|Ph.D. (Economics) (Arabic) (English) (French) (Hindi) (History) (Islamic Studies) (Kannada) (Linguistics) (Marathi) (Persian) (Philosophy) (Political Science) (Psychology) (Public Administration) (Public Personnel Management) (Sanskrit) (Social Work) (Sociology) (Tamil) (Telugu) (Urdu) (Vedic Astrology)||3 Years|
|Ph.D. (Social Work)||2 Years|
|Ph.D. (Sociology)||3 Years|
|Ph.D. (Tamil)||5 Years|
|Advanced Diploma in French||1 Years|
|Advanced Diploma in German||1 Years|
|Advanced Diploma in Russian|
|Diploma in Russian||3 Years|
|Diploma in Early Childhood Education||1 Years|
|Diploma in French||3 Years|
|Diploma in Modern Arabic||1 Years|
|Diploma in Persian||1 Years|
|Diploma in Proficiency in German||1 Years|
|P.G. Diploma in Early Childhood Education||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Museology and History of Indian Arts||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in English||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Archival Science and Manuscriptology||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Early Intervention||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Family and Child Psychology||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Functional Hindi Translation||2 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of English (PGDTE)||2 Years|
|Post M.A. Diploma in Urdu Palaeography||1 Months|
|M.Tech. ||2 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Tele Communications||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Developmental Rehabilitation||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Health Insurance||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Billing||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Physician Assistant||1 Years|
|M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology)||2 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (PGDBI)||1 Years|
|Bachelor of Hotel Management Catering Technology - BHMCT||3 Years|
|M.B.A. (Hospital Management)||2 Years|
|M.Phil. (Management)||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management||2 Years|
|Agriculture Science and Technology Courses|
|B.Tech. (Food Technology)||4 Years|
|Ph.D. (Genetics Plant Breeding)||3 Years|
|Information Technology Courses|
|B.E. (Computer Science and Engineering)||4 Years|
|B.E. (Information Technology)||4 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (P.G.D.C.A.)||1 Years|
|B.A. + L.L.B.||5 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law||2 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Laws Intellectual Property Rights||1 Years|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation Law (PGDTL)||2 Years|
|Civil Aviation Courses|
|B.B.A. (Aviation)||3 Years|
|B.Sc. (Aviation)||3 Years|
|Acting, Dance and Drama Courses|
|M.A. (Theatre)||2 Years|
|Hospitality and Tourism Courses|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Culinary Arts||1 Years|