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 Ten 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
560 Teaching staff
1695 Non-Teaching staff
446 Teaching staff (Contract Basis)

The University offers:

27 UG Programmes
68 PG courses
24 PG Diplomas
2 Research Programmes at M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels
15 Certificate Programmes

The University spread over in 1300 Acres with:

8 Campus colleges
5 Constituent Colleges
5 District PG Colleges (Siddipet, Jogipet, Mirzapur, Narsapur & Vikarabad)
16 Research Centres
9 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:

720 Affiliated colleges with an enrollment of 3.2 lakh students
5155 Foreign Students from 87 countries

Faculty and Staff Statistics:

Professors 359
Emeritus Professors 11
Associate Professors 106
Assistant Professors 173
Employees 2730

University Non-teaching Staff:

Permanent 2428
Temporary 1202

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

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