Osmania University offers various full-time and distance education courses at UG, PG, and research levels. The admission process generally begins in the month of April with the availability of application forms. The admissions are mainly granted on the basis of a common entrance test conducted by the Osmania University.
The candidates can download the application forms from the official website of the university. For OUCET, the application fee is INR 700 (INR 575 for SC/ST). Students can pay the application fee through TS online centres. 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.
In addition to UG and PG courses, the university also offers Ph.D. on the basis of candidates’ performance in the entrance test, conducted by the university. The application forms can be downloaded from the official website of Osmania University. Duly filled application form along with DD of INR 250 should be submitted within the stipulated time. This university also imparts education through distance learning. For further information visit Osmania University DDE Admission
|Name of the University||Osmania University|
|Type of University||Public State University|
|Courses Offered||UG, PG, M.Phil/Ph.D, Diploma/Certificate|
|Mode of Application||Online/Offline|
|B.Tech||₹10,000 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 45% + TS EAMCET|
|M.Sc||₹2,260 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 40% + OUCET|
|MBA||₹50,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + TSICET|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Mass Communication,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Education,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Law,
|TS EAMCET Registration||21 Feb - 10 Jun, 2020|
|TS EAMCET Exam||06 Jun - 09 Jul, 2020|
|TS LAWCET Registration Last date||10 Jun, 2020|
|TS EDCET Registration||27 Feb - 15 Jun, 2020|
|TS EDCET Exam||15 Jul, 2020|
The university offers an M.E and M.Tech. under 5 and 3 specializations respectively for a duration of two years. These programs are also offered on a Part-time basis for a duration of 3 years. The university also offers an M.Pharm. Program for a duration of two years.
M.E is offered in Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering.
M.Tech. is offered under the following specializations-
(Lateral Entry- 3 years)
|No. of Specializations||M.E- 5|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||B.E/B.Tech. Degree|
|Basic Admission Criteria||GATE (GPAT for M.Pharm.)|
M.E/MTech.- To be eligible for admission, the candidates must possess anyone of the following qualifications-
Note- For M.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering) Master’s Degree in Physics, Statistics, Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Applied Physics, Geophysics, M.Sc. (Comp.Sc.), M.Sc.(I.S), M.Sc. (Electronics), Master of Computer Applications(MCA), or B.E./B.Tech in any discipline/branch or its equivalent. For M.Tech (CSE) admissions are based on Valid GATE RANK of CSE/IT only.
M.Pharm.- A pass in B.Pharmacy degree of Osmania University or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto, and passed the GATE with 55%.
Admissions will be based on valid GATE Rank obtained at GATE examination. If sufficient number of GATE qualified candidates are not available the admissions are made on the basis of the Entrance Test conducted by the University/Government.
Candidates possessing a valid score in GPAT are also eligible for admission to M.Pharm.
Note- Admission to the Part-time program will be based solely on the candidate’s performance in the Entrance Test conducted by the University.
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Andhra University - [AU], Visakhapatnam||# 10 by The Week (university)||₹3,02,816|
|Anna University - [AU], Chennai||# 20 by NIRF||₹55,000|
The university offers an MBA under the following three specializations-
The university also offers an MCA for a duration of three years.
|Duration||MBA- 2 Years (MCA- 3 years)|
|No. of Specializations||MBA- 3|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Bachelor’s Degree|
|Basic Admission Criteria||ICET|
MBA- Students with any Graduation degree are eligible to apply.
MCA- Students must have passed a Bachelor degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 or Graduation level.
For admission to MBA and MCA, the candidates have to take the Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET). The paper consists of three sections: Analytical ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication ability. There are a total of 200 MCQs. The candidates get 150 minutes to answer the questions.
Osmania University also offers MA, M.Com, M.Sc, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, MSW, M.Li.Sc & LL.M courses in various disciplines at PG level. Admission is offered on the basis of candidate’s performance in OUCET. OUCET is a Computer-Based Test (CBT).
|Courses Offered||MA, M.Com, M.Sc, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, MSW, M.Li.Sc & LL.M|
|No. of Specializations||M.A- 21|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Bachelor’s Degree|
|Basic Admission Criteria||OUCET|
|Application Fee||INR. 700/- (INR. 575/- for SC/ST/PH)|
Application form can be filled online on payment of INR 700 (INR 575 for SC/ST/PH) by Credit/ Debit Card or through Net-Banking. Candidates have to pay an additional amount of INR 400 in order to apply for another subject.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria|
|MA||Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology (AIHCA)||Graduation in the relevant discipline with 40% marks in aggregate|
|Journalism & Mass Communication|
|Arabic/ English/ Hindi/ Kannada/ Marathi/ Persian/ Sanskrit/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu/French||Graduation with 40% marks in aggregate is required. And must have studied the concerned language either in Part I or Part II of the qualifying examination OR Passed senior Diploma in the concerned language|
|Philosophy||A pass in BA/B.Sc./B.Com securing 40% marks in aggregate under Part II|
|Islamic Studies||graduation with 40% marks in Part II with History/Islamic Studies/Philosophy/ Sociology/ Political Science/Economics as one of the optional subject in Part-II OR Arabic/Persian/Urdu as second language((Part-I) or optional (Part-II) with 40% marks in Part II|
|Linguistics||Graduate in B.A./B.Sc./B. Com with any language subject having studied for two years for minimum of (200) marks with 40% marks in Part-II|
|Theatre Arts||A pass in BA/B.Sc./B. Com securing 40% marks in aggregate under Part II. AND Two years of stage experience.|
|Public Administration||A pass in Degree Examination securing 40% marks in aggregate|
|Psychology||40% Marks IN Part II with Psychology as an optional at B.A./BMR, M.Ed./ M.A.(Education)/ M. Sc.(Home Science)/ Diploma in Child Psychology or Industrial Psychology|
|Integrated MA||Economics||10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks are sufficient for SC/ST candidates)|
|M.Com||-||Students must have passed B.Com. with 40% aggregate marks.|
|M.Sc.||Botany||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Botany as one of the main subjects|
|Chemistry||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Chemistry as one of the main subjects|
|Computer Science||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Mathematics and Computer Science/ Computer Applications as one of the main subjects|
|Electronics||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Mathematics and Electronics as one of the main subjects|
|Geography||BA with Geography or B.Sc|
|Geo-informatics||B.A. with Geography or B.Sc. / B.Tech. / BE/ BCA|
|Geology||Graduation with Geology|
|Mathematics||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Mathematics as one of the main subjects|
|Physics||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Mathematics and Physics as one of the main subjects|
|Statistics||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Mathematics and Statistics as one of the main subjects|
|Zoology||B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Zoology as one of the main subjects|
|Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Environmental Science / Forensic Science / Genetics/ Microbiology||B.Sc in the relevant discipline|
|Nutrition & Dietetics|
|M.Sc Integrated||Chemistry||10+2 with PCM/ PCB/ PCMB with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks are sufficient for SC/ST candidates)|
|MBA Integrated||-||10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks are sufficient for SC/ST candidates)|
|M.Ed||-||Candidates must have passed a B.Ed degree.|
|M.P. Ed.||-||Students with B.P.Ed degree are eligible to apply.|
|MSW||-||Graduation with 40% marks in aggregate.|
|M.Li.I.Sc||-||B.L.I.Sc. / Post Graduate Degree in Library Science with 40% marks are eligible to apply.|
|LL.M||Constitution Law||LL. B or equivalent degree with 45% aggregate marks are eligible to apply.|
|Mercantile Law||Master’s degree in the relevant discipline|
|Public International Law|
|Crimes & Torts|
|Intellectual Property Rights|
|International Trade and Economic Laws|
Osmania University Conducts OUCET, to offer admission in MA. M.Com, M.Sc, M.Ed & M.P.Ed courses The admissions to the above-mentioned courses are based on the common entrance test conducted by Osmania University. For all the courses except M.P.Ed., the test will have 100 MCQs of 1 mark each.
For M.P.Ed., there will be 75 MCQs of 1 mark each. The remaining 25 marks will be awarded by the Department of Physical education as per the performance of the candidate in the sports test.
For M.Sc., the test will have questions on Chemistry (40 marks), and an optional subject from Physics, Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology of 60 marks.
User Fact 1: Admission of a candidate into the same course which he/she has already completed either through Regular or distance mode from any recognized university is not allowed. Same provision is applicable for different specializations also.
User Fact 2: Students looking for admission under NCC, NSS, Sports, Teacher & Laboratory Assistant categories, have to download the proforma & get it verified by the competent authority.
Candidates seeking admission to M.A, M.Sc, M.Com, MCJ, BLISc, MLISc, MSW, M.Ed, M.P.Ed degree programs have to appear for OUCET to register for the same, they must follow the given steps-
The university offers a B.Tech. and a B.E. under the discipline of Engineering and Technology for a duration of four year. The university also offers a B.Pharm. degree.
B.Tech. is offered under the following specializations-
|Courses Offered||B.Tech./B.E, B.Pharm, and D.Pharm.|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||10+2 with PCM/B|
|Basic Admission Criteria||TS-EAMCET|
B.E. is offered under the following disciplines-
Candidates must possess a 10+2 qualification with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry/Biology or Diploma in the relevant subject
The admission to these programs is based on TS EAMCET. The application forms are generally available in the month of April.
For B.Tech., B.E., and B.Pharm. courses, the admission is granted on the basis of merit in the Telangana-Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS-EAMCET). There are a total of 160 questions, with 80 questions on Mathematics and 40 questions each for Physics and Chemistry. The questions are MCQ type and candidates are given 180 minutes to attempt the paper.
The form is available at TS EAMCET Official Website only.
Check: TS EAMCET 2020
The university provides various UG 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 criterion for admission is merit in the qualifying exam, although, students have to appear in the entrance test for some courses.
The faculty of Education provides the degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.). The submission of application forms begins in March and the entrance test takes place in the same month.
|Courses Offered||BA, B.Sc, BBA, B.Com, B.Ed, BCA, LL.B, B.P.Ed, B.Li.Sc.|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||10+2 qualification|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit-based|
Students can check the Course wise eligibility criteria as given below:
|Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)||10+2 or equivalent with 40% aggregate marks with Science group.|
|Bachelor of Arts (BA)||Students must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in any of the Arts, Science or Commerce stream.|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)|
|Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) – General, Comp, and Vocational|
|Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A.)|
|Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) – Hons.|
|Bachelor of Law (Ll.B.)||Graduation degree with at least 40% aggregate marks or students with 40% in B.Ed. or a PG degree are eligible to apply.|
|B.Ed.||A pass in the qualifying degree examination i.e. BA/B.Sc /B.,Com /B.Sc (Home Science)/ BCA.and BBM with an aggregate of 45% marks and above in Part II (Group subjects).|
|Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)||Students with any graduation degree are eligible to apply.|
|Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.L.I.Sc.)||Candidates must have passed any Graduation degree with 40% marks.|
|Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (B.H.M.C.T.)||Students with 10+2 or equivalent examination are eligible to apply|
The admission to most of the courses is 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.
For Bachelor of Law (LL.B.), the admission is granted on the basis of merit in Telangana State Law Common Entrance Test (TS LAWCET). The exam has 120 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each. Candidates get 90 minutes to finish the examination. The paper in divided into 4 sections – General Knowledge, Mental Ability, Current Affairs, and Aptitude for the study of Law.
The admission to Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is granted on the basis of Telangana State Education Common Entrance Test (TS EdCET). The candidates get 120 minutes to answer 150 multiple choice questions. The paper is divided in the following 3 parts:
Note- Osmania University B.Ed Application Process: Students can apply online for Osmania University B.Ed programme by visiting the official website of TS EdCet. Students have to pay the application fee of INR 300 through TS online.
Osmania University also conducts a common entrance test for admission to Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences (B.L.I.Sc.). It is a 100 marks paper with objective type questions.
The admission to B.H.M.C.T. is granted on the basis of merit in Entrance followed by Aptitude Test conducted by the Osmania University.
Candidates can apply online for admission to Osmania University. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to complete the application process:
At the research level, the university offers an M.Phil. and Ph.D. under different areas of disciplines.
M.Phil. is offered with Economics, History, Pol. Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Lib. Inform. Science, Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, and Defence & Strategic Studies (College of Air Warfare), Mathematics, Statistics, Management Studies, and Education.
Ph.D. is offered in the following areas of research: Economics, History, Pol. Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Lib. Inform. Science, Social Work, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Geophysics, BioChemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Environmental Sc, Geology, Geography, Zoology, Management Studies, Education, Pharmacy, Law, ECE, ICE, CSE, ME, CE, and Chemical Engineering.
|Courses Offered||M.Phil. and Ph.D.|
|Duration||M.Phil.- 1-2 Years|
|Ph.D.- 3-4 Years|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Master’s Degree|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Entrance-based|
M.Phil- The basic eligibility is a pass in Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate.
Ph.D.- Master’s degree in the concerned subject or in an allied subject in Regular or Distance mode with a minimum of 55% (50% for SC/ST candidates) marks in aggregate. Or Students with M.Phil Degree (Regular mode) or Ph.D. in allied subject are also eligible to apply
For admissions to research programs, selection is based on the merit in the eligibility test conducted by Osmania University. The eligibility test will be of 90 minutes duration with 100 MCQs. The test will consist of questions on Analogies, Classification, Matching, Comprehension of a research study/experiment/theoretical point of view, etc.
M.Phil- Entrance Test conducted by Osmania University
Ph.D.- Admission will be offered to the candidates with a valid score in GATE/ NET/ JEST/ SET-TS/ GPAT or Ph.D. Eligibility Test conducted by Osmania University
Key Point: GATE/ NET/ JEST/ SET-TS or GPAT qualified candidates will be exempted from the Ph.D. Eligibility Test conducted by the university
Application form can be downloaded from the official website of Osmania University. Candidates are advised to follow the given steps:
Osmania University offers Distance Education programs through PGRRCDE (Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education). A total of 8 degree programs are offered under Distance Education along with 5 PG Diploma Courses.
|Courses Offered||BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BBA, MA, M.Com. M.Sc, MCA, MBA|
|Duration||UG- 3 Years|
|PG- 2 Years|
|PG Diploma- 1 Year|
|No. of Specializations||M.A- 13|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||UG- 10+2|
|PG Diploma/PG- Graduation|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit/Entrance-based|
B.A. and M.Sc. are offered with Mathematics & Statistics, M.A. is offered with Urdu/Hindi/Telugu/Sanskrit/English, Philosophy/Sociology/Public Personnel Mgt./Public Administration, and Economics/Pol. Science/History/Psychology. PG Diploma is offered in the following subjects-
|Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)||Students must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized University.|
|Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)|
|Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)|
|Masters of Arts (M.A.)||Graduation in relevant subject|
|Masters of Commerce (M.Com.)||Students with B.Com. degree are eligible to apply.|
|Masters of Science (M.Sc.)||B.A./B.Sc. Degree in relevant subject|
|Masters in Computer Application (M.C.A.)||Graduation degrees with 50% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply.|
|Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.)|
|P.G. Diploma||Graduate of any faculty|
Note- For B.Sc. in Bioinformatics, Candidates must possess a B.Sc./M.Sc/B.Sc.(Ag.)/B. Pharmacy/BVSc./MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BE with 50% of marks.
The admissions to all courses except MCA and MBA are based on the merit of the qualifying exam. The main objective of distance education is to spread knowledge and all candidates who are eligible and complete all the application processes are enlisted for admission.
The admission to MCA and MBA is based on the entrance exam. Candidates possessing a valid ICET score are eligible for direct admission. Other candidates must appear for the entrance exam conducted by the university.
For MBA and MCA:
Note- The registration fee for online submission of the application is INR. 900/-. The registration fee has to be paid through Net Banking / Debits Cards / Credit Cards.
Ques. What all documents have to be submitted at the time of admission?
Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for ME in CSE?
Ques. What all documents are required to be submitted with Osmania University UG application form?
Ques. Do NET qualified candidates have to appear for the University's entrance test for PhD?
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College