About Osmania University
Osmania University is one of the premier institutions of higher learning in India epitomizing the national agenda for higher education. It is a “pioneering and performing University which has been conferred the coveted status of University with Potential for Excellence (UPE) by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in the year 2012 making it one of the top ten Universities in the Country. This aptly sums up the spirit and essence of Osmania University – the symbol of lifelong learning. Established in 1918, Osmania University forms an integral part of the history, ethos and cosmopolitan culture of the Hyderabad City. This is one of the oldest and largest institutions of higher learning in India.
Osmania University has established University Foreign Relations Office (UFRO) in December 1999 in order to cater to the needs of foreign students. The office is located in the heart of Osmania University campus. The kind and quality of service extended by the UFRO in this sphere has been in good demand and appreciation. The foreign students can contact the Director and the staff at UFRO for any help on academic, personal and health matters at any time during their period of stay. The UFRO assists in fostering relations between universities, both Indian and foreign, and helps in exchange programmes involving staff, scholars and students.
Prof. D. Ravinder
Prof. Pappula Laxminarayana
Prof. V. Appa Rao
Dr. P. Saritha Reddy
Joint Director, UFRO.
Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana State and the fifth largest city of India. Hyderabad is emerging as a major center for IT exports. It’s share in Indian IT exports is about 12%. The city is galloping towards its dream of becoming the Silicon Valley of India. Today, Hyderabad is home to many international companies and global IT majors including Google, Microsoft, CA, Oracle, IBM, Dell, Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Tech Mahindra and others. Apart from IT, Hyderabad is also emerging as a leader in the Pharma, Insurance and Tourism sectors. In addition, it also houses the state ministries, defense undertakings and research and development organizations.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.25 billion people, and the largest democracy in the world. India is home to a diverse group of ethnicities, religions and languages. With 22 official languages and over 500 dialects, India’s diversity is its true strength. India is also home to various ancient civilisations and cultures which, over the millenia, have shaped the country. Today India is among the fastest growing economies of the world and racing ahead to be a global leader in various fields.