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Osmania University Profile

Osmania University, established in 1917, 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 development 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
56 Departments
345 Teaching staff
1022 Non-Teaching staff
358 Teaching staff (Contract Basis)
203 Non Teaching staff (Time Scale)
786 Non Teaching staff (Contract Basis)
853 Outsourcing
The University offers
80 UG Programmes
65 PG courses
21 Diploma Programmes
62 Ph.D. Programmes
15 Certificate Programmes
The University spread over in 1300 Acres with
8 Campus colleges
4 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
1088 Foreign Students from 64 countries
Faculty and Staff Statistics
Senior Professors 33
Professors 125
Emeritus Professors 02
Adjunct Professors 02
Professor of Practice 04
Associate Professors 55
Assistant Professors 132
University Non-teaching Staff
Permanent 1022
Temporary 786
Number of Ph.D's awarded (previous academic year):
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 Research papers / Books published by University teachers( previous academic year)
No. of Research Papers published (in Scopus Database) 773
No. of Books published 95