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Osmania University

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world rank  2965

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Founded in 1918, the Osmania University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Hyderabad (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Telangana. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Osmania University (OU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Osmania University (OU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 105-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. OU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Osmania University's Control Typepublic


Osmania University's Entity Typenon-profit


Osmania University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Osmania University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) ఉస్మానియా విశ్వవిద్యాలయము
Acronym OU
Founded 1918
Motto Lead us from Darkness to Light

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University Location

Address Osmania University Main Road
500 007 Telangana
Osmania University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Osmania University Phone Number +91 (40) 2709 8048
Osmania University Fax Number +91 (40) 2709 8704

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Osmania University's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Osmania University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Osmania University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Osmania University.

Osmania University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our Introduction to University Admissions article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Osmania University's admission information.

Osmania University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Osmania University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Osmania University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Osmania University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Osmania University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Osmania University has more than 300 international students.

Osmania University's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Osmania University.

Osmania University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Osmania University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Osmania University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Osmania University's Control Type Control Type

Osmania University is a public higher education institution.

Osmania University's Entity Type Entity Type

Osmania University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Osmania University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Osmania University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Osmania University is Islamic Religious Affiliation

Osmania University has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Osmania University's main facilities:

Osmania University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Osmania University's Housing University Housing

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Osmania University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Osmania University's main services:

Osmania University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Osmania University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Osmania University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Osmania University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Osmania University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Osmania University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Osmania University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: University Grants Commission of India

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Osmania University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Osmania University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Osmania University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

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TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.


Video Presentation

N.A.; please submit an official Osmania University general video presentation.

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