Osmania University: Statistics



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#1634 of 14,131 In the World
#459 of 5,830 In Asia
#29 of 876 In India
#1 of 23 In Telangana
#1 of 16 In Hyderabad
#342 of 1,321 For Toxicology
Top50% For 86 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Osmania University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJuly to March (July - November; December-March)

Research profile

Osmania University has published 11,105 scientific papers with 110,829 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Biochemistry, and Medicine.


Osmania University majors

by publication & citation count

8,015 / 97,195
6,819 / 72,747
6,763 / 81,175
6,564 / 65,718
Organic Chemistry
5,551 / 68,983
Environmental Science
5,056 / 60,091
Quantum and Particle physics
4,832 / 48,727
Materials Science
4,441 / 53,587
4,262 / 57,293
3,683 / 38,032
Computer Science
3,244 / 21,996
3,196 / 45,279
2,716 / 34,386
Metallurgical Engineering
2,290 / 28,429
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,150 / 14,388
Optical Engineering
1,982 / 21,426
Electrical Engineering
1,800 / 16,729
Geography and Cartography
1,773 / 16,073
1,657 / 21,852
1,581 / 21,493
1,372 / 9,813
Physical chemistry
1,359 / 16,546
Chemical Engineering
1,358 / 22,926
1,238 / 21,165
Environmental Chemistry
1,160 / 15,336
Condensed Matter Physics
1,123 / 15,438
1,113 / 9,218
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,078 / 4,606
1,051 / 17,063
1,044 / 6,342
1,042 / 8,539
1,003 / 3,980
958 / 4,874
941 / 11,310
Inorganic Chemistry
903 / 11,169
Astrophysics and Astronomy
815 / 6,413
Political Science
805 / 3,161
777 / 4,945
770 / 3,112
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
742 / 7,355

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 131 344
1991 125 364
1992 108 315
1993 114 285
1994 117 346
1995 112 336
1996 110 364
1997 95 317
1998 88 389
1999 128 453
2000 112 546
2001 101 520
2002 83 580
2003 107 716
2004 101 733
2005 120 1045
2006 148 1195
2007 140 1384
2008 176 1599
2009 239 1867
2010 263 2199
2011 296 2950
2012 333 3339
2013 365 3824
2014 427 4497
2015 502 4999
2016 579 5411
2017 589 6044
2018 573 6819
2019 518 8429
2020 661 10383
2021 780 13925
2022 848 14463
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Osmania University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) ₹10,000
Bachelor of Science (BSc) ₹12,000
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) ₹15,000
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) ₹20,000
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) ₹35,000
Master of Arts (MA) ₹12,000
Master of Science (MSc) ₹15,000
Master of Commerce (MCom) ₹18,000
Master of Business Administration (MBA) ₹25,000
Master of Technology (MTech) ₹40,000

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Osmania University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes

Osmania University alumni

  1. Sania Mirza

    Sania Mirza
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1986-.. (age 37)
    tennis player

    Sania Mirza is an Indian former professional tennis player. A former doubles world No. 1, she won six major titles – three in women's doubles and three in mixed doubles. From 2003 until her retirement from singles in 2013, she was ranked by the Women's Tennis Association as the Indian No. 1 in singles. Throughout her career, Mirza has established herself as one of the most known, highest-paid, and influential athletes in India.

  2. Sarojini Naidu

    Sarojini Naidu
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1879-1949 (aged 70)
    poetpoliticianindependence activist

    Sarojini Naidu was an Indian political activist and poet. She was the former Governor of Uttar Pradesh. A proponent of civil rights, women's emancipation, and anti-imperialism, she played an important role in the Indian independence movement against the British Raj. She was the first Indian woman to be president of the Indian National Congress and to be appointed governor of a state.

  3. Mohammad Azharuddin

    Mohammad Azharuddin
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1963-.. (age 60)

    Mohammad Azharuddin is an Indian politician and a former international cricketer and former captain of India national cricket team. He is the working president of the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee and was the member of parliament for Moradabad. He played 99 Test matches and 334 One Day Internationals for the Indian national cricket team before his international career came to an end after he was found to have been involved in a match fixing scandal in 2000 and subsequently banned by the Board of Control for Cricket in India for life. In 2012, the Andhra Pradesh High Court lifted the life ban. As captain, he led India to being the champions of both the 1990-91 Asia Cup, the 1995 Asia Cup, along with the semi-finals of the 1996 Cricket World Cup.

  4. Kader Khan

    Kader Khan
    Born in
    Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
    1930-2018 (aged 88)
    screenwriterfilm produceractor

    Kader Khan was an Indian actor, screenwriter and film producer. As an actor, he appeared in over 300 Bollywood films after his debut film in the 1973 film Daag, starring Rajesh Khanna, in which he acted as a prosecuting attorney. He was a prolific actor and screenwriter in Hindi cinema in the period late 1970s to 90s and wrote dialogues for 200 films. Khan graduated from Ismail Yusuf College affiliated to Bombay University. Before entering the film industry in the early 1970s, he taught at M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, Mumbai, as a professor of civil engineering.

All 100 notable alumni

Osmania University faculties and divisions

College : Arts and Social Sciences Ancient Civilizations, Applied Linguistics, Arabic, Archaeology, Archiving, Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Economics, English, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Hindi, History, Indic Languages, Information Sciences, Islamic Studies, Journalism, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Military Science, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Russian, Sanskrit, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Urdu
College : Commerce and Business Management Business Administration, Business and Commerce, E-Business/Commerce, Engineering Management, Taxation
College : Engineering Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
College : Law Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Public Law
College : Law Basheerbagh Law
College : Nizam Arabic, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Economics, English, Genetics, Geography, Hindi, History, Indic Languages, Mathematics, Microbiology, Persian, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Sanskrit, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre, Urdu, Zoology
College : Physical Education Journalism, Physical Education, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sports, Sports Management, Sports Medicine, Yoga
College : Science Applied Mathematics, Arabic, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, English, Foreign Languages Education, Geology, Hindi, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physical Education, Physics, Sanskrit, Zoology
College : Science Applied Mathematics, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dietetics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Health Administration, Mathematics, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physics, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Zoology
College : Secunderabad Computer Science, Economics, English, Hindi, History, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Work
College : Technology Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, English, Food Technology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physics, Technology, Textile Technology
College : Women Accountancy, Arabic, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Dietetics, Economics, English, Food Science, French, Genetics, Geography, Hindi, History, Inorganic Chemistry, Laboratory Techniques, Management, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Nutrition, Persian, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Sanskrit, Sociology, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Urdu, Zoology
Institute : Advanced Study in Education Education, Special Education

General information

Alternative names OU
उस्मानिया विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1918
Accreditation National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC); University Grants Commission (UGC)
Motto Lead us from Darkness to Light

Location and contacts

Address Hyderabad, Telangana, 500007
City population 9,305,000

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