Milestones

2009 3-Day International Persian Scholars Conference.60th All India Commerce Conference (Dept. of Commerce)
2009 MoU with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
2009 International Womens' Day celebrations
2009 International Year of Astronomy: International Seminar on "Educational and Literary Contributions of Urdu over Nine Decades"
2009 International Year of Astronomy.
2009 Ruby Jubilee Celebrations of University College of Technology
2009 Inauguration of Information Dissemination Centre.
2009 Workshop on Appraisal of Dalit Studies
2009
2009 National Seminar on Buddhism in Andhra Pradesh.
2009 National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Research (NCRACR-2009)
2009 EDUSAT facility at EMMRC
2009 One-day Conference for Principals and Correspondents of affiliated colleges
2009 2nd Foreign Students Youth Festival
2009 First JS Memorial Lecture on Discrete Mathematical Chemistry.
2008 120 years Celebrations of Nizam College
2008 53rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
2008 Introduction of Biometrics at Examination Branch.
2008 Hosting of 1st AP Science Congress
2008 Hosting of International Congress in Microbiology 5th International Congress on Bioprocesses in Food Industries (ICBF-2008) and 5th Convention of Biotech Research Society (BRSI).
2008 UGC XI Plan Committee
2008 Launching of Virtual Classroom at PGRRCDE
2008 Degree Award Ceremony for Foreign Students
2008 Prof. R. Radhakrishna, Honorary Professor, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Begumpet, Hyderabad
2008 First JS Memorial Lecture
2008 MoU with UEI Global
2008 Visit of DBT team
2008 NSS : World Environment Day - Massive Tree Plantation
2008 Core Banking facility at Examination Branch
2008 National Seminar on "Role of Hadith Literature in the promotion of Indo-Arab Relations"
2008 1st Session of Telangana History Congress
2008 National Conference on Popularisation of Sciecne and Inculcation of Scientific temper among people
2008 National Science Day celebrations
2008 120 years celebrations of Nizam College
2008 Inauguration of the new Seminar Hall at University College of Law
2008 State-of-Art Virtual classroom in collaboration with CARE Foundation
2008 Inauguration of new Library Building of University College of Technology
2008 Inauguration of new building of Directorate of Academic Audit Cell, OU
2008 Inauguration of Civil Engineering Extension building at University College of Engineering
2008 Inauguration of new EDP Section of the Examination branch
2008 Visit of NAAC Peer Team for reaccreditation
2008 First Youth Festival for International Students of Osmania University
2008 Inauguration of new Computer facility at Dairatul Maarif
2007 Alumni Day celebrations
2007 Laying of Foundation Stone for Alumni House
2007 2ND Asian Congress of Mycology and Plant Pathology (Dept. of Botany)
2007 53RD All India Library Conference (Dept. of Library & Information Science)
2007/td> Photo Exhibition by Iranian Students
2007 MoU with North Eastern Illinois University
2007 Career Awareness and Recruitment Drive Programme
2007 MoU with Wipro and Cognizant technologies at UCE
2007 Alumni Get-together as part of OU Foundation Day Celebrations
2007 Inauguration of Multimedia Lecture Hall and Launching of website at Department of Communication and Journalism
2007 Burgula Ramakrishna Rao Endowment Lecture
2007 First Annual Alumni Lecture
2007 77TH Annual Convocation
2007 Laying of Foundation for Directorate of Academic Audit
2007 South India Commerce Meet
2007 National Conference on Sports Psychology
2006 Dr. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao Endowment Lecture
2006 Dr. Zahid Ali Memorial Lecture
2006 Silver Jubilee Celebrations of OU PG College, Mirzapur
2006 Prof. Abid Ali Endowment Lecture
2006 Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Commerce Department
2006 MoU with MNJ Institute of Oncology, Hyderabad
2006 Inauguration of MSIT computer lab at 21st Century Gurukulam, at UCE
2006 Laying of Foundation for Library Building at University College of Technology
2006 Launching of Centre of Excellence in Microwave Engineering at University College of Engineering
2006 Inauguration of Ladies Hostel Building
2006 CARD Program
2006 South Zone Vice-Chancellors' Conference
2006 Geography International Seminar
2006 Laying of Foundation Stone for Central Facilities Building
2006 Laying of Foundation Stone for Technology Development Centre at University College of Engineering
2006 Inauguration of Administrative Block at University College for Women
2006 Inauguration of Alumni Association of OU
2006 Address to the Staff and Students by His Excellency Mr Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan
2006 MOU with Swarna Bharati Consortium
2006 Inauguration of EMMRC e-Learning Programmes
2006 MoU with Directorate of Forensic Science, Min. of Home Affairs for strengthening PG Programme and Research in Forensic Science
2006 MoU with Tally Solutions, Ltd for offering Accounting Software and Faculty Training at Dept. of Commerce
2006 NSS State-level Youth Festival
2006 Laying of Foundation for the Central Facilities Building
2006 MoU with College of Air Warfare to offer M.Phil. programme in Policy Studies
2006 MoU with Juma Al-Majid, Center for Culture and Heritage, Dubai for digitization of rare manuscripts
2005 MoU with Juma Al-Majid, Center for Culture and Heritage, Dubai for digitization of rare manuscripts
2005 MoU with GECIS.
2005 Laying of Foundation Stone for the new block of Ladies Hostel complex.
2005 MoU with NGRI.
2005 Inauguration of new PG Block at PG College, Saifabad.
2005 Establishment of University - Industry Hub.
2004 MOU with College of Defence Management for a Ph.D. Programme in Management Studies.
2004 INTACH Heritage Award to Arts College and other buildings in O.U. campus.
2004 Golden Jubilee celebrations of UGC.
2004 Conferment of Autonomous Status to P.G. College, Secunderabad by UGC.
2004 Grant of College with potential for Excellence status to University College for Women & Nizam College.
2004 Establishment of Research Development and Consultancy Cell.
2004 Starting of Prof. C.R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Sciences at University College of Science.
2004 Starting of MSW course at P.G. College, Secunderabad.
2004 Introduction of MCA through Distance mode.
2004 Golden Jubilee celebrations of Hindi Department.
2004 76th Convocation held. Chief Guest eminent Space Scientist Dr. Kasturirangan.
2004 The Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases celebrated its Silver Jubilee.
2004 Department of Communication and Journalism celebrated its Golden Jubilee.
2004 University College of Engineering celebrated its Platinum Jubilee.
2003 Extension of semester system in P.G. courses.
2003 MoU with Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, GOI for MBA in Technology Management.
2003 Formation of Osmania University Alumni Association.
2003 Inauguration of Science Block at University College for Women
2003 MoU with Indian Institute of Chemical Technology for academic collaboration.
2002 Centre for Solid Waste Technology and Management.
2002 Centre for Bio-Terrorism & Public Health Policy.
2002 Centre for Quantitative Methody.
2002 Centre for Artificial Intelligence.
2002 New Research Centres were setup:
2002 Advanced Diploma in Bio-Informatics started at PGRRCDE.
2002 MBA Technology Management started in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry.
2002 M.Sc., Forensic Science started in collaboration with A.P State Forensic Laboratories and National Research Laboratories viz., IICT, CCMB and NGRI.
2002 P.G. Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights in collaboration with World Intellectual Property Organisation, Geneva.
2002 M.Com. (Information Systems Course started in collaboration with Eastern Michigan University' USA.
2001 NAAC Accreditation of Five Stars granted to the University.
2001 ISO 9001 Certification granted to the University College of Engineering.
2000 University of Eastern Michigan, USA
2000 University of Londrina, Brazil
2000 University of North Parana (UNOPAR)
2000 University of California Riverside, USA
2000 International Linkages established through MoU's with:
2000 Established University Foreign Relations Office
2000 Established a separate Directorate of Admissions.
1999 NAAC Accreditation of Five Stars to University College for Women
1999 Faculty of Informatics established. 1999 Faculty of Management established
1998 85th Indian Science Congress.
1997 Centre for Women's Studies established.
1996 Centre for Bio-Technology established.
1996 Centre for Energy Technology established.
1994 Campus Colleges become autonomous
1992 M.Sc. Applied Geo-Chemistry Course started.
1991 Department of Applied Geochemistry created.
1989 MCA Programme introduced.
1987 University College for Women and Nizam College granted autonomy
1985 Post-Graduate Diploma course in Applied Geo-Chemistry initiated.
1982 First University to start Bio-Medical Engineering Course at Under-Graduate level.
1982 Research and Training Unit for Navigational Electronics started
1979 66th Indian Science Congress
1978 First University to introduce Master's Course in Library and Information Science
1977 Institute of Correspondence course started. Later renamed as Centre for Distance Education and presently known as Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education.
1976 Post-Graduate Centres in Rural Areas (of Bhiknoor, Godavarikhani and Kothagudem) founded.
1976 Kothagudem School of Mines established
1975 University College of Commerce and Business Management started
1974 University Computer Centre and Department of Microbiology established.
1968 Golden Jubilee Celebrations. 1969 University College of Technology started.
1967 54th Indian Science Congress
1963 South East Asia's largest 48" Reflecting Telescope at University Observatory-Rangapur set up
1963 Department of Business Management established.
1962 First University in the country to introduce a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism.
1954 Sanskrit Academy founded
1954 41st Indian Science Congress
1950 First University in the country to start Evening College.
1948 Nizam College, established in 1887, disaffiliated from Madras University and affiliated to Osmania University.
1948 Change of Medium of Instruction from Urdu to English.
1942 Commerce Course initiated. 1946 Agriculture and Veterinary Courses started. 1947 Arts and Science College, Secunderabad founded.
1937 24th Indian Science Congress
1928 University College for Education founded. 1929 University College of Engineering established.
1927 Medical Course (M.B.B.S.) initiated.
1924 University College for Women founded.
1923 L.L.B. and M.A. courses introduced.
1918 University Colleges of Arts & Science established.
1918 Osmania University founded as the first University in the country to introduce an Indian Language, Urdu, as the medium of instruction.

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