Osmania University, Campus and Constituent Colleges

Osmania University, Campus and Constituent Colleges

Osmania University was established in 1918 by Nawab Osman Ali Khan in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A+’ Grade. It is the largest affiliated University in Asia with 720 affiliated colleges hosting nearly 3.2 lakh students and nearly 5000 foreign students from 87 countries. 

Osmania University includes 12 Faculties and 53 Departments that offer 27 UG Programs, 68 PG Programs, 24 PG Diploma, 2 Research Programs at M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels and 12 Certificate Programs.

Courses offered at Osmania University:

Faculty of Arts: It consists of 15 Departments offering 3 UG courses with 15 Combinations, 18 PG Courses, 18 M.Phil., and Ph. D., Programs.

Faculty of Social Sciences: It consists of 7 Departments offering 3 UG courses with 15 Combinations, 8 PG Courses, 8 M.Phil., and Ph.D., Programs.

Faculty of Science: It consists of 14 Departments offering 3 UG courses with 15 Combinations, 18 PG Courses, 1 M.Phil., and 15 Ph.D., Programs.

Faculty of Engineering: It consists of 6 Departments offering 8 UG courses, 18 PG Courses, and 6 Ph.D., Programs with 30 Specializations.

Faculty of Education: It consists of 3 Departments offering 3 UG courses, 3 PG Courses, 3 M.Phil., and Ph.D., Programs.

Faculty of Law: It consists of 1 Department offering 3 UG courses, 9 PG Courses and Ph.D., Programs.

Faculty of Technology: It consists of 1 Department offering 8 UG courses, 3 PG Courses with 6 Specializations and 3 Ph.D. Programs with 12 Specializations.

Faculty of Commerce: It consists of 3 Departments offering 3 UG courses, 3 PG Courses, 3 M.Phil., and Ph.D. Programs.

Faculty of Management: It consists of 1 Department offering 2 UG courses, 4 PG Courses and Ph.D. Programs.

Faculty of Informatics: It consists of 1 Department offering 2 UG courses, 2 PG Courses, and Ph.D. Programs.

Faculty of Oriental Languages: It consists of 1 Department offering 1 UG course with 6 Combinations, 3 PG Courses, 3 M.Phil., and Ph.D. Programs.

Faculty of Pharmacy: It consists of 1 Department offering 2 PG courses and a Ph.D. Program.

The University is spread over a sprawling expanse of 1300 Acres consisting of 8 campus Colleges, 5 Constituent Colleges, 5 District PG Colleges, 16 Research Centres and 9 Academic Centres and a Library with 5.5 lakh books and 5500 rare manuscripts.

The Campus Colleges are located within the Osmania University Campus. They include:

  • University College of Arts & Social Sciences
  • University College of Science
  • University College of Law
  • University College of Commerce & Business Management
  • University College of Education
  • University College of Engineering
  • University College of Technology
  • University College of Physical Education

The Constituent Colleges of Osmania University include:

  • University College for Women
    • Under Graduate programmes: B.A, BSc, BCom and BCA
    • Post-Graduate programmes: MA in Arts and Social Sciences, MSc in Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, MSc in Electronics and Biophysics and M.Com.
  • Nizam College
    • Under Graduate programmes: B.A, BSc, BCom and BCA
    • Post-Graduate programmes: MA in Arts and Social Sciences, MSc in Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, MSc in Electronics and Biophysics and M.Com.
  • University College of Science, Saifabad
    • Undergraduate programmes: BCA and B.Sc. Biotechnology with Botany & Chemistry and Zoology & Chemistry,
    • Postgraduate programmes: M.Sc. (Biotechnology, Applied Mathematics, Botany, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry) and MCA.
  • University PG College, Secunderabad
    • Undergraduate programmes: B.Com. (Regular, Computers), B.Sc. (Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Maths, Physics, Computer Science), B.C.A. and B.A. (HEP and EPP)
    • Postgraduate programmes: M.A. (English, Hindi, Economics, Public Administration, History and Political Science), M.Com., M.S.W. and M.C.A. 
  • PG College of Law Basheerbagh
    • Undergraduate programmes: B.A. LL.B. (5 years integrated)
    • Postgraduate programmes: LL.M. (Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, International Law, Corporate Law, Labour Law, Crimes and Torts)
    • Postgraduate Diploma Programmes: Intellectual Property Rights, Modern corporate law and Human Rights

The District PG colleges of Osmania University include:

  • OUPG College, Mirzapur, Sangareddy.
    • M.Sc. Physical Chemistry 
    • M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry 
  • OUPG College, Siddipet.
    • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA) 
    • Master of Communication and Journalism (MCJ)
    • MA Economics
    • MA English
    • M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
  • OUPG College, Vikarabad, R.R. District.
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in marketing, finance and HRM.
  • OUPG College, Jogipet, Sangareddy District.
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Master of Library and Information Sciences (M.Lib.I.Sc.) 
    • M.Sc. Mathematics
    • M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
    • MA English
  • OUPG College, Narsapur, Medak District.
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA) 
    • Master of Communication and Journalism (M.C.J.) 
    • M.Sc. Mathematics
    • M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
    • M.Sc. In-organic Chemistry

Osmania University offers student support facilities like National Academic Depository, Centre for Educational Development for Minorities, Employment Information and Guidance Bureau, English Language Training Centre, SC/ST Cell, Students Welfare Department, etc. It is also equipped with a competitive exam coaching centre where coaching classes are organized for candidates belonging to socially and educationally backward and minority groups for competing in various Competitive Exams. The Centre has a library with 3000 books for the benefit of the students.

Some other facilities of the University include Estate Cell, Horticulture and University Gardens, Guest House, Health Centre, Bank and Post Office, Faculty Club, Seminar Halls and Legal Cells. The students are also given access to E-books, E-journals and Digital Library.

The campus is equipped with 18 boys’ hostels and 5 girls’ hostels with spacious rooms with both AC and Non-AC according to the needs of the students. The students are also introduced to Physical Education with Indoor Games such as Table Tennis, Carroms, Chess, Badminton and Outdoor Games. The students also get an opportunity to take part in National Service Scheme (NSS) and National Cadet Corps (NCC).

Osmania University consists of a Directorate of Placement Services which plays a role in extending placement & Training services. They identify the needs of the students and train the students to develop their capacity and project their competencies to employers and provides a forum for placement activities in the Campus & Constituent Colleges. Some Notable recruiters include Optum, Infosys, Wipro, Google, Genpact, TCS, Cape Gemini, etc.

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