Osmania University: Statistics



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#1678 of 14,131 In the World
#482 of 5,830 In Asia
#32 of 876 In India
#2 of 23 In Telangana
#2 of 16 In Hyderabad
#377 of 1,466 For Toxicology
Top50% For 90 other topics
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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 12,646 scientific papers with 131,079 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

9,093 / 115,710
7,905 / 86,947
7,677 / 96,911
7,574 / 79,392
Organic Chemistry
6,467 / 87,255
Environmental Science
6,049 / 76,636
Quantum and Particle physics
5,716 / 62,905
Materials Science
5,189 / 65,305
4,871 / 69,335
4,206 / 44,755
Computer Science
3,850 / 26,134
3,635 / 54,798
3,180 / 43,295
Metallurgical Engineering
2,763 / 38,356
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,532 / 17,089
Optical Engineering
2,504 / 31,047
Electrical Engineering
2,112 / 22,125
Geography and Cartography
2,099 / 19,399
1,912 / 25,872
1,898 / 27,810
Physical chemistry
1,726 / 23,224
Chemical Engineering
1,669 / 28,204
1,630 / 11,928
Environmental Chemistry
1,608 / 24,314
1,409 / 24,111
Condensed Matter Physics
1,389 / 21,993
1,286 / 11,496
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,284 / 6,008
1,248 / 10,940
1,246 / 19,840
1,184 / 4,846
1,174 / 6,932
1,099 / 5,203
1,083 / 13,512
Inorganic Chemistry
1,040 / 13,687
Political Science
990 / 4,130
Astrophysics and Astronomy
961 / 8,125
955 / 4,074
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
904 / 9,932
Nuclear Physics
852 / 8,431

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 137 399
1992 116 359
1993 124 321
1994 135 377
1995 118 377
1996 116 442
1997 88 355
1998 96 422
1999 132 519
2000 128 573
2001 107 596
2002 112 672
2003 123 774
2004 104 818
2005 144 1166
2006 171 1333
2007 153 1543
2008 193 1781
2009 263 2084
2010 258 2552
2011 315 3325
2012 353 3704
2013 417 4370
2014 448 4932
2015 509 5443
2016 600 5956
2017 638 6422
2018 610 7705
2019 636 9366
2020 644 11119
2021 811 13644
2022 942 15350
2023 917 15354
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 38)
    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 No. 1 Indian in singles. Throughout her career, Mirza has established herself as one of the most known, highest-paid, and influential athletes in India.

  2. Nandamuri Balakrishna

    Nandamuri Balakrishna
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1960-.. (age 64)

    Nandamuri Balakrishna, widely known as Balakrishna and Balayya is an Indian actor, producer and politician known for his works in Telugu cinema. Balakrishna is an elected member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Hindupuram constituency since 2014. The sixth son of veteran actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao, Balakrishna made his debut as a child artist at the age of 14 with the film Tatamma Kala (1974). Balakrishna is a recipient of three state Nandi Awards and one South Indian International Movie Award. In 2012, Balakrishna was the chief guest at the 43rd IFFI. Currently He serves as the Chairman of Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research Center in Hyderabad.

  3. Sarojini Naidu

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

    Sarojini Naidu was an Indian political activist and poet who served as the first Governor of United Provinces, after India's independence. 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 appointed as governor of a state.

  4. Mohammad Azharuddin

    Mohammad Azharuddin
    Born in
    India Flag India
    1963-.. (age 61)

    Mohammad Azharuddin is an Indian politician and a former cricketer who also served as the Indian national cricket team's captain. He was a right-handed middle order batter and an occasional medium fast bowler. He played 99 Test matches and 334 One Day Internationals for India. As a captain, he led the team to wins in the 1990-91 and 1995 Asia Cups and reached the semi-finals of the 1996 Cricket World Cup.

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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