Osmania University

Osmania University

State Universities

 Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India


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About University

Osmania University established in 1918, is the seventh oldest in the Country, third oldest in South India and the First in the princely state of Hyderabad. The establishment of Osmania University symbolizes a renaissance in the Indian Educational System and has shown a remarkable resilience throughout its existence. The university is instrumental in propagation of Higher Education to cater the needs of community in the region over nine decades and has grown into one of the major Universities of India. It has a vast sprawling green campus of 500 hectares set in picturesque and idyllic surroundings. It owns number of buildings of great architectural elegance and variety to enhance the beauty of the campus. The university is an autonomous institution created through an act of legislature and most part of funding is from the State Government. The university holds the flagship for Higher Education of Government of Andhra Pradesh and has played a key role in planning, initiating and implementation of various development programs.



The Vision of the University is to generate and disseminate knowledge through a harmonious blend of ancient and modern wisdom, and to serve the society by developing in students heightened intellectual, cultural, ethical, and humane sensitivities; to foster a scientific temper, and to promote professional and technological expertise. Central to this vision is a commitment to regional and national development in consonance with our culture, heritage, and environment.



To achieve excellence in teaching and research To generate, disseminate and preserve knowledge To meet the challenges of a complex, and modern society through informed social outreach To empower through knowledge and information To develop a responsible and productive citizenry To develop, enhance, and improve the quality of human resources To cultivate resolute moral and ethical values To meet contemporary regional and national needs and anticipate future social and economic development To preserve and promote cultural heritage, humanistic and spiritual values


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Vice Chancellor

Sri Vikas Raj, IAS


Osmania University Campus Hyderabad-500007Telangana

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