Osmania University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission 2024, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | May 31, 2024
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - May 31, 2024

Latest Updates for Osmania University

  • 18 July 2024 :

    TS EAMCET Round 1 seat allotment list will be released on Jul 19, 2024.

  • 16 July 2024 :

    Osmania University results 2024 declared for the MBA course.

  • 10 July 2024 :

    Osmania University results 2024 declared for the LLM course.

  • 08 July 2024 :

    Osmania University results 2024 declared for B.Ed and M.Ed courses.

Osmania University (OU), set up in 1918 is a public state university recognized by the UGC and accredited with an “A+” Grade by the NAAC. It is the seventh oldest in the country and the second oldest university in South India.

As per the latest NIRF 2023 rankings, OU is ranked 36th among the top universities in India and achieved the 46th position in the Overall category. Osmania University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in various streams, including science, humanities, management, education, pharmacy, engineering, law, and more.

Osmania University, Hyderabad offers over 130 UG, PG, PhD, PG Diploma, and Certificate courses. These include BA, BSc, B.Tech, LLB, MBA, M.Tech, MA and MSc. The Osmania University admission will be based on entrance examinations such as TS EAMCET, ICET, JEE, GATE, and CAT/CMAT. The university also conducts a Common Postgraduate Entrance Test (CPGET) for admission to the PG courses. Osmania University's previous year's question papers are also available online.

With modern state-of-the-art facilities and reputable faculty, Osmania University offers top tier education. Here's more on camps life at GetMyUni Verdict.

Osmania University Highlights 2024

Osmania University is one of the most recognizable university systems in the world with over 300,000 students on its campuses and affiliated colleges. The highlights of the university such as recognition, university type, approvals, etc., are mentioned below:

Year of Establishment 1918
Type of University Government
Accreditations NAAC, BCI, PCI, NBA
Recognition UGC
Approvals UGC, AICTE
Courses Offered UG, PG, PG Diploma, Certificate, Ph.D. Courses
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
Entrance Exams Accepted OUCET, EAMCET, ICET, JEE, GATE, CAT, CMAT
Total Faculty 443
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Size 1600 Acres
Location Hyderabad, Telangana

Osmania University Admission 2024

Osmania University 2024 admission is offered at three levels - UG, PG and Doctoral. Admission to all or any UG, PG, diploma, certificate, and doctoral courses like BA, B.Sc, MBA, MSW, M.Tech, etc. are offered based on the marks secured in the entrance exam conducted by the University followed by a variety of processes. Besides, aspiring candidates should check the eligibility criteria before applying for their preferred courses. For admission to all the undergraduate level courses, candidates are selected based on the marks scored in OUCET, which is the common entrance test conducted by Osmania University.

Osmania University Eligibility Criteria

Osmania University has some eligibility criteria for admission depending on the type of course chosen. The eligibility criteria for different courses at OU are mentioned below.

B.Lib.I.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants having a graduation degree in any stream with a min of 40% marks can apply. 
  • OU will conduct an entrance examination (OUCET) for this subject.

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MA Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation within the relevant discipline with 40% marks in aggregate
  • Passed in BA/B.Sc./B.Com securing 40% marks in aggregate under Part II. And Two years of stage experience.
  • Graduate in B.A./B.Sc./B. Com with any language subject having studied for 2 years for a minimum of (200) marks with 40% marks in Part-II

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M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc with 40% marks (pass for SC/ST) with Botany/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Electronics/ Computer Science/ Zoology/ Physics/ Statistics as one of the main subjects
  • BA with Geography or B.Sc
  • B.A. with Geography or B.Sc. / B.Tech. / BE/ BCA
  • Graduation with Geology

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Osmania University Admission Dates 2024

Some of the tentative dates regarding Osmania University admission 2024 are given below:

CAT 2023 Admit Card Release Date
November 07, 2023
CAT 2023 Exam Date
November 26, 2023
XAT 2024 Registration Ends
November 30, 2023
XAT 2024 Exam Date January 07, 2024
MAT 2024 Registrations Open November 02, 2023

Osmania University Ranking

Osmania University ranking in India makes it one of the top and most sought-after universities for various courses. Osmania University Hyderabad ranked 7th in India as a general Government university under India Today Ranking 2023. Listed below is an overview of the university rankings and achievements in the last few years by different ranking organisations in the country and abroad.

Ranking Body 2023 2022
NIRF (Overall) 64 46
NIRF (University) 36 22

Some other Osmania University rankings are mentioned below:

  • The Osmania University Ranking by EduRank Ranking 2023 grabbed the 29th position in India.
  • The Times Higher Education Ranking 2023 ranged from 401 to 500th in Asia for 2023.
  • The Osmania University QS ranking ranged from 1201 to 1400 worldwide.
  • Osmania University ranked 13th among India's Top State Public Universities under Outlook Ranking 2023.

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Osmania University Courses

Osmania University offers a variety of courses under UG, PG, Diploma, Certificate, and Doctorate levels. The UG courses are B.Tech, LLB, B.Ed, BE, B.P.Ed, etc. At the PG level, the university offers MBA, integrated M.Sc, M.Tech, M.Pharm, LLM, etc. Given below is a list of courses offered by the university

Course Duration Selection Criteria
B.Com 3 Years 10+2 examination from Andhra Pradesh Board or equivalent board + Merit-based scores
B.Tech 4 years Passed 10+2 + TS EAMCET/APECE/TSEd CET score
BA 3 Years 10+2 examination from Andhra Pradesh Board or equivalent board + Merit-based scores
B.Tech 3 Years 10+2 examination from Andhra Pradesh Board or equivalent board + CPGET scores
MBA 2 Years Graduate Degree + CAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT/ATMA Scores
M.Sc 2 Years Graduate Degree + Merit-based scores
MSW 2 Years Graduate Degree + Merit-based scores

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Osmania University Fee Details

Osmania University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in science, management, law, etc. Applicants pay their fees to OU via online or offline mode. Given below are some of the fees for different courses offered by OU.

Course Total Tuition Fees
B.Com INR 2.92 Lakh
BA INR 3,000
B.Tech INR 40,000
MBA INR 1.0 Lakh
M.Sc INR 5,520
MSW INR 22,430

Read More: Osmania University Fee Structure

Osmania University Cutoff

Osmania University cutoff for 2023 will be released soon based on the entrance exam accepted at the university. For admission to the LLB course, LAWCET scores are mandatory, conducted by APSCHE. 

  • Once the LAWCET scores are declared, Osmania University releases its cutoff.
  • Similarly, admissions to the B.P.Ed courses are taken to support performance within the PECET conducted by APSCHE. 
  • So the Osmania University cutoff is said after OUCET scores are released. Whereas, for admission to the B.Tech, B.E., and B.Pharm. candidates are selected on the idea of EAMCET marks.
  • To secure admission to the PG level M.P. Ed., M.Ed., MSW, M.A, M.L.I.S, and Ll.M. courses participants are required to appear for the Osmania University Entrance Test.
  • Osmania University's cutoff can vary by counting on a variety of facts such as the total number of applicants, the difficulty level of the doorway examination, total intake capacity, etc.

Osmania University Expected B.Tech Cutoff 2023

B.Tech Specializations Opening Rank
 Food Technology 35000-40000
 Textile Technology 50200-20220

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Osmania University Placements

Osmania University's Placement & Training Cell has played a lively role over the past several years in providing campus placements to all or any of its students. It also organizes a productive On-campus Campus Recruitment Program that is conducted by numerous esteemed organizations to secure better placement results. According to the recent placement data published by Osmania University,

  • The highest package offered was INR 24 LPA.
  • The median package for the UG 3-year course stood at INR 4.25 LPA.
  • The median package for the PG 2-year course stood at INR 6 LPA.

Osmania University Top Recruiters

A total of 36 recruiters visited the campus for placements. Some of the top recruiters who visited the campus for recruitment are:

Aparna Constructions & Estates Pvt Ltd Computer Sciences Corp Maruti Suzuki India Pvt Ltd
Goodrich Aerospace ACRI Infotech Pvt Ltd Services Pvt Ltd
Bhagwati Designs Pvt.Ltd Aakash Educational Service Encore Techno Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd
Innovation Communication Systems Honeywell ME TM Internships Gerab India Engineering Pvt Ltd

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Why Choose Osmania University?

Osmania University, established in 1918 is among the oldest educational institutes in the country. It is the seventh oldest in the country and the second oldest university in South India. The university has established itself as a multidisciplinary institute that caters to all the academic and administrative needs of the students. In 2023, Osmania University was ranked 36th in the NIRF Ranking 2023 (University category). The following make Osmania University one of the most sought-after education institutes in the country:

1. Recognitions and Accreditations

Osmania University (OU) is a very large co-educational institution with recognition from UGC and AICTE. The university also has approvals from the NBA, PCI and NAAC. These recognitions ensure the credibility of the degree obtained at the university.

2. Multidisciplinary Education

The campus includes the College of Law, College of Arts & Social Sciences, College of Commerce & Business Management, College of Engineering, College of Education, College of Technology, and College of Education. All these colleges provide top-notch undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral-level education.

3. Distance Education

Osmania University's distance education centre aims to provide easy, affordable and quality education to people from all walks of life. The Centre is planning to steadily increase its courses in both UG and PG and is planning to start new courses which offer job opportunities.

4. Infrastructure

Spread across 1600 acres, the campus provides all modern amenities to the students while preserving the cultural heritage of the institute. It has a guest house, post office, auditorium, health centre with a medical officer and separate residential facilities for both male and female students.

Osmania University Affiliated Colleges

Osmania University has 42 affiliated colleges that offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in multiple disciplines. Some of them are:

Stanley College Of Engineering And Technology For Women - [SCETW], Hyderabad Nizam College, Hyderabad Dhruva Degree College, Hyderabad
Vasavi College Of Engineering (VCE) Bhavan's Vivekananda College Of Science Humanities And Commerce - [BVCSHC] Swami Vivekananda Degree And P.G. College, Mahabubnagar

Osmania University Infrastructure 

Osmania University has a campus of almost 1600 acres (6 km2) with 300,000 college students (counting all of the campuses, constituent affiliated faculties, and district centers) making it certainly considered one of the most important better training structures in India. 

Some of the other facilities provided by the institute are:

  • Library 
  • Hostels
  • Gym
  • Auditorium 
  • Bank Facility
  • Post Office
  • Canteen

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Osmania University Scholarships

Osmania University provides several scholarships to make its students' journey easier at the institute by removing their financial burdens. OU offers various scholarships, considering students’ academic performance, parental income, and category.

Even students can choose Scholarships provided by the government of India. Some of the Osmani University scholarships are mentioned below:

Scholarship Description
Economically Poor People (EPP) Scholarship  This scholarship is offered to students based on their economic strata. Under this scholarship scheme, students are not exempted from their fees; however, they are paid Rs 250 per month during their entire course of study
SC/ST/BC scholarships This scholarship is awarded to students by the Director of Social Welfare and Director of Tribal Welfare, Government of Andhra Pradesh. This scholarship is awarded to students based on their caste certificate and the income limit as laid down by the Government of Andhra Pradesh from time to time.
Pratibha Merit Scholarship The Pratibha Merit Scholarship scheme aids the social and educational upliftment of both undergraduate and postgraduate students
Sumrana Mohiuddin Scholarship Tuition fee and Special fee for two years for B.Sc. second-year student studying Genetics and for one year for B.Tech is provided

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Osmania University Faculty

Osmania University features a dedicated and impressive team of college members who guide students toward the trail of educational excellence. There are a total of 443 faculty members who are experts in their fields. Most of the faculty members have Ph.D. in their relevant subjects.

Osmania University Result

Osmania University result 2023 are declared. The semester results for the various UG, PG, and Diploma courses can be accessed on the official website. The results after the announcement can be viewed by entering the hall ticket number. Candidates who have missed or failed a subject can apply for the makeup examination in the next session. The OU Results of the revaluation and makeup exams are also published online. The result available online is the provisional mark sheet and is provided on request. 

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Osmania University Distance Education

Ever since the Centre for Distance Education was established by Osmania University, the Centre has witnessed growth at an exceptional rate and emerged within the field of Distance Education, with potential for excellence. 

The flexibility and innovativeness of the Open Learning System are particularly suited to the various requirements of the citizens of the country, including those that have joined the vocational stream. 

The Osmania University Distance Education Centre offers the following courses:

  1. MA in Politics, Philosophy, English, History, Sanskrit, Hindi, Telugu, Public Personnel Management, Urdu and Sociology
  2. PG Diploma in Business Management and English Teaching

Osmania University Departments

Osmania University has various departments that offer more than 25 courses. These departments are governed by 12 different faculties. Below is the list of a few departments that OU has

Botany History Arabic
Chemistry Urdu Law
Education German Commerce
Geography Zoology Theatre Arts
Library And Information Science Civil Engineering Pharmacy

Osmania University Alumni

Osmania University features a large team of distinguished alumni members that the university feels pleased with. The alumni cell tries to take care of cordial relations with the university’s alumni members. The cell tries to stay in tune with the alumni members and keep them updated on the happenings of the university. Some notable Osmania University alumni are:

Alumnus Profession
P. V. Narasimha Rao Former Prime Minister of India
Ponnala Lakshmaiah President of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee.
Sarve Satyanarayana Served as a Union Minister in the Government of India.
Vuthpulla Hanumantha Rao Member of Parliament since 2014
Kancherla Keshava Rao Member of Parliament
Shantha Sinha Chairperson of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.
Etela Rajender Finance Minister in the Government of Telangana
Kadiyam Shrihari Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana
Harsha Bhogle Indian cricket commentator and journalist.

Osmania University Collaborations

Osmania University has collaborated with many national and international students to provide wide exposure to its students. Some of its collaborations are mentioned below

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institutes
Thailand Mahasarakham University

National Collaborations

  • National Institute of Nutrition
  • College of Defense Management Sainikpuri
  • ONGC, Dehradun
  • Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh
  • College of Air War Fare, Secunderabad
  • Genesis Solutions Pvt Ltd.
  • Life Time Wellness Rx International Ltd.
  • Medical Transcription
  • Andhra Pradesh Aviation Academy
  • Medwin Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Dr. Reddy's Foundation for Health Education
  • NGRI
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Osmania University Highlights

Affiliate University Rayalaseema University
Institution Type Public/Government
Total Faculty 443
Year of Establishment 1917
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 31499
Total Area (In Acre) 1632
Construction Area (Sq. M) 423406
Website http://www.osmania.ac.in
Accredited by NAAC-A, NIRF

Osmania University Student Diversity

Category Muslim Minority General ST SC OBC General
Male 192 - 57 150 425
Female 371 9 114 182 700
Total 563 9 171 332 1125

Osmania University Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#36 in 2023 University

Osmania University Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
Bachelor of Engineering ₹47,700 4 Years
BTech ₹40,000 4 Years
MTech ₹60,000 2 Years
MBA ₹1,00,000 2 Years
LLB ₹4,670 3 Years
BSc ₹6,585 3 Years
BHM ₹3,45,000 3 Years
BCA -- 3 Years
B.Pharmacy -- 4 Years
BBA -- 3 Years

Osmania University Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Osmania University

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: GATE

₹ 60,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: GATE

B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: TS EAMCET

₹ 40,000 (4 Years)

Exams Accepted: TS EAMCET

₹ 1,00,000 (2 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,670 (3 Years)

₹ 3,45,000 (3 Years)

₹ 4,450 (2 Years)

₹ 1,14,000 (2 Years)

₹ 21,000 (3 Years)

₹ 30,000 (2 Years)

ME [Master of Engineering]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: GATE

₹ 60,000 (2 Years)

₹ 5,760 (2 Years)

₹ 36,000 (3 Years)

₹ 1,00,000 (2 Years)

₹ 10,440 (3 Years)

₹ 17,100 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted by Osmania University


Exam Date: Jun 05, 2024


Exam Date: May 09, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

Osmania University FAQs

Is Osmania University Recognised?

OU is recognised by UGC, approved by AICTE and accredited by NAAC, BCI, PCI, and NBA.

What is the Osmania University ranking?

Osmania University ranked 64th in the overall category and 36th in the university category.

What courses are offered at Osmania University?

It offers various UG, PG, diploma, certificate & doctoral level courses in several streams like B.Sc, BA, BBA, MA, M.Com, M.B.A, B.Tech, M.Tech etc.

How do I apply for UG courses at Osmania University?

Candidates can apply online at the official website of the university i.e. osmania.ac.in. Candidates have to appear in the entrance exam conducted by the university for many courses.

Does Osmania University provide placement opportunities?

Yes, many top companies visit Osmania University to the recruitment of students. Companies like Computer Sciences Corp, Maruti Suzuki India Pvt Ltd, ACRI Infotech Pvt Ltd, Services Pvt Ltd, etc visit the university.

Does Osmania University provide scholarships?

Yes, it provides merit scholarships to its needy students to fulfil their financial needs. National Merit-Based Scholarship, National Educational Loans, Scholarship for the Physically Challenged candidates, etc are provided to students.

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