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Osmania University
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Osmania University Profile

Osmania University, established in 1918, is the seventh oldest in India, the third oldest in south India and the first to be established in the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad. Through out its existence of over eight decades, it has shown remarkable progress and sustained an integrated deve- lopment of all faculties. It has significantly contributed to the academic and economic development of not only the region but also of the Country. Its alumni have distinguished themselves nationally and internationally in various spheres of life and are spread far and wide around the world.

The University has a vision of developing, enhancing, and improving the quality of human resources to meet the challenges of regional, national and global socio-economic changes.  It's mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and research and to create opportunities for the students to contribute to the national and regional development.

Osmania University is re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (an Autonomous Institution of the University Grants Commission) as 'A' Grade University.

The University with:
12 Faculties
53 Departments
638  Teaching staff
2428   Non-Teaching staff
The University offers:
25 UG Programmes with 158 combinations
75 PG courses
27 PG Diplomas
2 Research Programmes at M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels
The University spread over in 1300 Acres with


Campus colleges

5 Constituent Colleges
4 University PG Centers


Research institutes


Academic Centres, and a knowledge hub i.e., Library with 5.5 lakh books and 5500 rare manuscripts

The University is the largest affiliated University of Asia with:
1000   Affiliated colleges
550000   Students
Faculty and Staff Statistics:


Emeritus Professors


Associate Professors


Assistant Professors




University Teaching Staff (Temporary):
Sciences 170
Engineering/Technology 37/23
Others 184
University Non-teaching Staff :




Total number of registered Ph.D Scholars:
Faculty Total
Arts 564
Commerce 218
Education 76
Engineering/Technology 142
Informatics --
Law 2
Management 367
Oriental Languages 5
Science 1191
Social Sciences 443
Pharmacy 31
Number of Ph.D's awarded (previous academic year):
Sciences Engineering/Technology Others Total
181 48 137 366

Number of Research papers / Books published by University teachers

( previous academic year):

No. of Research Papers published 1339
No. of Books published 113
No. of ongoing Research projects in the University:
Project outlay 2.0 lack and above 176
Project outlay below ` 2.0 lack 62


Osmania University