Osmania University is a public university situated in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It was established in 1918 with the support of Nawab Sarwar Jung, a chief architect of Mahbub Ali Khan. The university was named after its founder Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan, seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad. It is the first university to be found in Hyderabad. The university was established with the purpose of using ‘Urdu’ as the medium of instruction. Thus, it makes Osmania as the first university in the country to have Urdu as the teaching language.
Faculty, Departments & Colleges
Osmania academic is divided into 12 faculties, 8 campus colleges and various academic departments.
Faculty - Arts, Business Management, Commerce, Education, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Oriental Languages, Pharmacy, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology
Departments - Informatics, Zoology, Geography, Bio-Chemistry, Law, Computer Science & Engineering, Physical Education, Business Management, Economics, Linguistics, English, Communication & Journalism, and others
Colleges - Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Engineering, Technology, Physical Education, Education, Law, Commerce & Business Management
Programs & Degrees
Computer Applications, Civil Engineering, Food Technology, Fine Arts, Commerce, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Physical Sciences, Biotechnology, Taxation, Textile Technology, Political Science, Library and Information Science, Hotel Management & Catering Technology, and others
Applied Statistics, Public Administration, Forensic Science, Genetics, Mechanical Engineering, Geo Informatics, Sociology, Linguistics, Islamic Studies, Astronomy, Nano Science, Botany, Computer Science, Education, Applied Geology, and others
Statistics, Astronomy, Pharmacy, Informatics, Food & Nutrition, Political Science, Microbiology, Psychology, Islamic Studies, English, Persian, Economics, History, Sociology, Geography, Public Administration, and others
Each research activity at Osmania University is given a suitable recognition and support. The financial support is also granted to encourage the students, faculty and researchers to undertake their research in an effective way. The research labs are equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities to carry out the research and development in various disciplines.
The research centres focus on strengthening the research activities in a range of research areas. The consulting services are also offered that allow faculty members and departments to interact with industry, Government, and non-profit organizations in regard to the research activities.
The admission of various courses offered by Osmania and its affiliated institutes is managed by the Directorate of Admissions (DOA). The entrance examinations are conducted for various courses and admission is followed based on the merit list. The detailed information regarding the admission at Osmania can be accessed on its website.
Osmania campus is located in Hyderabad with the picturesque and idyllic surroundings. It is spread over 1600 acres of land. The teaching, learning and living facilities at the campus attract students from all over the India and overseas.
The campus offers several facilities that include a library, labs, health centre, hostels, guest house, dining hall, bank, post office, seminar halls, sports complex, health services, parking, gymnasium, etc.
Several kinds of cultural events organized on the campus keep students and faculty active all through the year. Osmania community with a wide spectrum of interests participates and enjoys the entertainment, sports and other recreation activities. It encourages students to give their maximum involvement in what is happening at the campus.
The range of scholarships is also offered by the university, state government and central government. Even the students with low family income can study at Osmania with the help of the suitable scholarships. These are awarded to the eligible students based on certain eligibility criteria.
Why to join?
Osmania University is committed to fulfilling the varied needs and ambitions of the students through the outstanding learning and research opportunities. The best possible support is offered to the students to come out with the highly impactful innovations in their respective fields.