Rules and Regulations
- English is the medium of instruction for all courses offered by Osmania University. All the students are therefore expected to have proficiency in English.
- All financial transactions must be made through Demand Drafts only, in favour of “DIRECTOR, UFRO, O.U.”, payable at Hyderabad.
- Registration fee is a non-refundable
- A foreign student of any other Indian University is required to submit a “NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE” in order to seek admission into this University.
- Student Visa must be endorsed to Osmania University only.
- The name of the candidate in the certificate should be the same as in the passport.
- Students must report to the office of UFRO, OU. for final admission with the original language version and the translated version of the Certificates and Marks sheets duly attested by the Ministry of Higher Education/concerned Embassies.
- The decision taken by the Director, UFRO shall be final in all the cases.
- No internal transfers from one college to another college under any circumstances.
- One cannot pursue two courses simultaneously during the same academic year.
- The Tuition fee must be paid in full at a time on or before August 31 every year, failing which the following late fee shall be levied:
Late fee from September 1 to September 30 every year- Rs. 1000
Late fee from October 1 to October 31 every year- Rs. 1500
Late fee from November 1 to November 30 every year- Rs. 2000
(The Student will not be allowed to write examinations without payment of full Tuition Fee)
- All Admissions into UG, PG, Professional Courses are done through UFRO, O.U. No student shall be admitted directly into Campus, Constituent and Affiliated Colleges of Osmania University without final admission letter issued by the Director, UFRO, O.U.
- Children of NRI are not eligible for UG, PG & Professional Courses under foreign students’ category. They are eligible for admission into Engineering Courses only.
Some of the Rules & Regulations:
- Attendance rules:
At the end of the each semester/Year, the cumulative percentage of attendance is calculated and the student is issued a hall-ticket for the ensuing examination only if he/she has the stipulated percentage of attendance, i.e., 75%. A candidate’s promotion to subsequent semesters is subject to regular attendance (75%), payment of fee (including exam fee), and good conduct in the college
- Backlog rules:
For Semester Scheme:
During the regular exams of I, III and V semesters, backlogs of these semesters as well as the VI semester will be conducted. At this time there will be no backlog exams for the II and IV semesters. During the regular II, IV and VI semester exams, all backlogs (I to IV semester) will be conducted.
For Year-Wise Scheme:
The backlog exams of the 1st year should be written in the subsequent year during the supplementary examinations.
- Re-admission rules:
- For candidates detained due to shortage of attendance: Incase of the candidate who fail to put in the required attendance (75%) in a course of study, the admission into which is based on the qualifying examination he/she shall be detained in the same class and will not be permitted to appear for the University Examination. Such candidates shall have to seek re-admission into the class during the subsequent year in order to complete the shortage in attendance and appear for the examination after fulfilling the attendance requirements.
- For candidates detained due to backlogs: They have to clear the minimum number of backlog papers to be eligible
The candidates seeking re-admission are directed to take re-admission in the beginning of the next academic year, i.e., on or before four weeks from the commencement of classes.
- Malpractice rules:
Foreign students are advised not to indulge in any malpractice during examinations. If any student is found guilty of malpractice, he/she shall be penalized as per the decision of the Mal-Practice Committee appointed by the Vice-Chancellor. He/She shall be debarred from appearing at the subsequent papers of the Examination apart from canceling the result of the examination in which he/she had indulged in malpractice.
- All the final year foreign students are hereby instructed to complete the process of collection of all certificates like memoranda of marks, provisional certificate original degree certificate, migration certificate, transfer certificate, medium certificate and No-Objection Letter (to leave the country/joining any other university) within three months from the date of declaration of results, failing which their requests for the extension of visa shall not be entertained under any circumstances.
All the foreign students are strictly prohibited from using drugs, supplying drugs and indulging in other forms of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. Under the India Laws all the drug related offences are non-bailable, cognizable and non-compoundable and the maximum punishment shall extend to life imprisonment.
All the International students may note that inspite of the sincere efforts made by the University to adhere to the almanac, curriculum, time-tables and schedules etc. framed by the University for the academic years concerned, if any dislocation or disturbance caused due to any act of God, natural calamity or Public demonstrations/strikes/movements, the University shall not be responsible for any loss, actual or perceived that might be caused to the International students.