University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
NAAC A +
Osmania University, established in the year 1918, is a state university located in University Town, Hyderabad. The university has been accredited by the NAAC with an ‘A+’ grade. The main campus of OU is ranked 10th among the state universities by India Today. A number of private and government colleges are functioning under the umbrella of OU. With this, the students can opt from a variety of postgraduate, doctorate, postgraduate diploma, and research courses. It offers both full-time and part-time courses. Admission is done mainly on the basis of a common entrance test namely OUCET conducted by Osmania University. However, for some courses, the university accepts a valid score of national-level competitive exams like GATE and EAMCET.
The Vision of the University is to generate and disseminate knowledge through a harmonious blend of ancient and modern wisdom, and to serve the society by developing in students heightened intellectual, cultural, ethical, and humane sensitivities; to foster a scientific temper, and to promote professional and technological expertise. Central to this vision is a commitment to regional and national development in consonance with our culture, heritage, and environment.
To achieve excellence in teaching and research.
To generate, disseminate and preserve knowledge.
To meet the challenges of a complex, and modern society through informed social outreach.
To empower through knowledge and information.
To develop a responsible and productive citizenry.
To develop, enhance, and improve the quality of human resources.
To cultivate resolute moral and ethical values.
To meet contemporary regional and national needs and anticipate future social and economic development.
To preserve and promote cultural heritage, humanistic and spiritual values.