KNOWLEDGE BASE FOR PROGRESSIVE SOCIETY
E1918, Osmania University is one of the oldest and largest institutions of higher learning in India.
The University has been re-accredited with ‘A’ grade rating by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. Osmania has been conferred the coveted status of University with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission this year, making it one of the top five Universities in the country.
Twelve faculties, 54 departments, 8 campus colleges, 5 constituent colleges, 4 district PG Colleges, 750 affiliated colleges spread over 3 districts of Telangana, including Hyderabad and Secunderabad, and an enrolment of over 3.5 lakh students constitute the academic landscape of the University. It offers 25 courses at the UG level (with 158 combinations) and nearly 100 courses at the PG level, apart from M. Phil and Doctoral programmes in a range of subjects. In addition, UG, PG and Profes- sional Courses numbering around 30 with an enrolement of 65,000 are offered through distance mode.
Osmania University is a home away from home to nearly 4,000 international students from 78 countries. The University Foreign Relations Office serves as a single window agency for admission of international students and provides facilitative services to the foreign students.
The Research pursuits at the University are wide ranging, inter-disciplinary and of a high order. Accordingly, it has been selected under DBT-ISLARE, DBT-PURSE and UGC-CPEPA programmes. The Uni- versity has an impressive track record of international collaboration with leading institutions abroad. It has also forged linkages with industry and R&D institutions.
Alumni of Osmania University have distinguished themselves at the national and international level.
Driven by the vision and backed by traditions of excellence, Osmania University envisages a proactive role in re-engineering the higher education system for the establishment of a knowledge-based society.