Directorate of Academic Audit, OU

BRIEF HISTORY

The Office of the Academic Audit Cell was established in the year 1978 in order to monitor effectively the academic and administrative functioning, of affiliated colleges under Osmania University. It was a unique concept initiated by Osmania University, later followed by other Universities of the State.

In the year 1984, to relieve the heavy burden upon the Controller of Examinations, the University created a Cell in the Office of the Directorate of Academic Audit (Academic Audit Cell) to coordinate the working of the constitution of Examination Centres, posting of observers and squad members etc, to deal with the problems which cropped up during the course of examinations,

The Directorate of Academic Audit performs several functions such as grant of affiliation and extension of affiliation to colleges and courses under different faculties. Apart from these functions, inspections are also conducted by Directorate of Academic Audit during, the academic year.

  • To enhance the academic and research standards in colleges
  • To attend to the redressal of grievances of students, staff and managements of colleges and
  • To monitor conduct of classes, availability of teaching and non- teaching staff and the up keeping and maintenance, of laboratories , library and other records.

OBJECTIVE:

The main objective of the Directorate of Academic Audit is to ensure academic standards in affiliated colleges and strengthen them academically and administratively each year, by inspecting the colleges and verifying, the records, etc,

THE IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS OF DIRECTORATE ARE:

  • Grant of affiliation and extension of affiliation to the colleges and courses under different faculties.
  • Conducting Orientation programs to the Principals / Chief Superintendents of affiliated colleges with regard to Admission and Examination rules.
  • Supervision over admissions at the Undergraduate level.
  • Surprise Visits / Inspections for affiliated colleges to strengthen the academics
  • Nomination of University representative on the Governing Bodies and selection committee of Private Colleges with the approval of Vice- Chancellor
  • Ratification of appointments of teaching staff in private colleges and getting, approval by the Vice- Chancellor
  • Action on matters pertaining to revision of Syllabus at the Undergraduate level, monitoring the Departmental conferences
  • Supervision and enforcement of coverage of Syllabi in all UG/ PG Colleges
  • Review and enforcement of requirements with regard to attendance of students
  • Supervision and monitor for smooth and fair conduct of UG/ PG Examinations and all the Professional Courses and Collection of University fees from the Colleges.
  • Osmania University is one of the oldest and largest affiliating University in the country with more than 720 UG/PG/ Professional colleges with a total student's strength of about3.2 lakhs under 12 Faculties viz.
    • Faculty of Arts
    • Faculty of Science
    • Faculty of Social Sciences
    • Faculty of Business Management
    • Faculty of Commerce
    • Faculty of Education
    • Faculty of Engineering
    • Faculty of Informatics
    • Faculty of Law
    • Faculty of Oriental Languages
    • Faculty of Pharmacy
    • Faculty of Technology
    • Other Diploma Courses in various colleges
    • MOUs with central and state Government bodies.
Director
Prof. C. Venugopal Rao

Joint Directors
Prof. K. Deepla
Prof. B.Sudhakar Reddy
Dr.A.V.Rajashekhar

AFFILIATED COLLEGES UNDER OSMANIA UNIVERSITY -2018-2019

Sl.No. Course No of Colleges
1. UG (B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com etc.) 436
2. PG ( M.A./ M.Sc. / M.Com. etc. ) 84
3. MBA 120
4. MCA 24
5. B.Ed 74
6. M.Ed 6
7. LL.B 16
8. LAW 10
9. B.E./B.Tech 8
10. B.Pharmacy 14
11. M.Pharmacy 15
12. MDHM 2
13. 5YEARS INTEGRATED MBA 4
14. PGDIP IN LAW 2
15. M.Ed (S.E.) 2
16. MCA II yr Direct 2
17. PHYSICAL EDUCATION 7
18. UG (ASLP) 3
19. BFA 1
20. B.Ed (SPL.Edn.) 5
21. BHMCT, BCTCA 20
22. BCA 6
23. M.E. 6
24. Pharm.D 8
25. M.Phil 2
26. ADVANCED DIPLOMA 1
27. PG (ASLP ) 3
28. M.PEd 1
29. B.PEd 6
30. D.PEd 2
31. ORIENTAL 10
32. M.Sc (IS) 1
33. CHILD PSYLOGOLY 1
34. MPM 1
35. M.Phil Psychology 1
36. PG DIP IN DIM 1
37. PG DIP IN HEALTH CARE 1
38. PG DIP IN Culinary Arts 1
39. PG DIP IN TAXATION 1
40. PG DIP IN GEO EARTH SCIENCE 1
41. MBA (Tech. Management) 1
42. B.SC (Forestry) 1
43. M.Sc (Sports Nutrision) 1
44. Sr.Jr. Diploma in Frech and Germany 2 sessions 1

STAFF PROFILE

Sl.No. Name of the Employee Designation
1. Mr. K. Srinivas Superintendent
2. Mr. Mohammed Ismail Khan Jr. Assistant
3. Mr. A. Ravi Chandra Reddy Data Base Administrator
4. Mr. V. Venkanna Data Entry Operator
5. Mr. Rajesh Kumar Office Subordinate

Contact Information : +91-040-2709 7605 (Off); +91-9989064567 (Mobile)

Fax: +91-040-27096177, Email : academicaudit@osmania.ac.in

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