Osmania University Distance Education Courses & Admission 2017

Osmania University Distance Education
Osmania University Distance Education, originally named as Prof.G.Ram Reddy center for distance education was founded in the year 1977. The center is Recognised by Distance Education Council(DEC) New Delhi and University with Potential Excellence (UPE) And Re Accredited by NAAC With A Grade. Osmania University Distance Education offers various Under Graduate & Post Graduate Courses.

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In our today's post we're gonna write about various distance education courses offered by Osmania University & their admission procedure. So lets start with the courses offered by OU.

Osmania University Distance Education Courses 2017

Professional Courses

Under Graduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics & Statistics)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Computers)
  • Bachelor of Science (Aviation)
  • Bachelor in Business Administration (B.B.A) 

Post Graduate Courses

  • Master of Arts (English, Telgue, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Vedic Astrology, Public Relations)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Master of Science (Mathematics, Statistics)
  • Master of Arts Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, Public Personnel Management, Sociology, History, Phychology, Public Administration) 

Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Training (PGDELT)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Maths
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Telecom Software (PGDTS)

Bioinformatics Courses

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics

Admission Procedure for Some of the Courses 2017

There is no age restriction for taking admission into most of the courses offered by Osmania University Distance Education. Students from all over India are invited to take admission into these courses. Courses like PG Diploma in Bioinformatics are self-financed & admissions are given on first come first serve basis for most of the courses.

To confirm the number of seats for each course and their eligibility criteria, we strongly recommend our blog readers to visit OU official website or contact on the contact details mentioned in the end of this article.

Contact Details for Osmania University Distance Education

Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education
Osmania University
Hyderabad - 500 007
Phone :040-27091605
Email: info_cde@osmania.ac.in
Website: http://www.oucde.ac.in
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Osmania University Hyderabad Distance Education MBA Admission Fee 2017

Osmania University is one of the most popular university in south India offers distance education MBA program. Osmania University is recognized by Distance Education Council & Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade. The university is based in Hydrabad. A student for all over the India can apply to Osmania University's distance learning MBA program.

Osmania University was established in 1918. It is the seventh oldest university in the country & third oldest in South India. Sir Akbar played an important role in the establishment of this university.

Osmania University Distance Education MBA


Osmania University offers a 3 years distance education MBA program for the candidate across India. Candidate from abroad can also join the MBA program offered by the university.

Duration of Distance MBA course

The duration of the distance mba course is 3 years.

Eligibility Criteria

Any Graduate who has qualified ICET conducted by the Govt. of A.P is eligibilibe to take admission into Osmania Universities distance education MBA program. 

Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) is an aptitude test for admission into M.B.A. and M.C.A. courses of all Universities in Andhra Pradesh and their affiliated colleges.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee:

1st year: 12,000/-
2nd year: 12,000/-
3rd year: 12,000/-

Admission Process

Prospectus-cum-Application form can be had at the Office of the Director, PGRRCDE, OU., Those desirous of obtaining the Prospectus-cum-Application form by post must send a Demand Draft for Rs. 150/- in favour of the Director, PGRRCDE, OU. drawn from any nationalized Bank and payable at Hyderabad along with a self addressed envelope of 11” x 5” size. The Prospectus-cum-Application form in person can also be obtained by submitting a DD for Rs.100/-, at Sales counter or SBH Extension Counter at PGRRCDE, the University Press & Publications, OU., Andhra Bank, Vidyanagar, Canara Bank, Mettuguda, State Bank of Hyderabad branches at Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Mahabubnagar, and also from the Coordinator, Girraj Govt. College, Nizamabad and Nagarjuna Govt. Degree College, Nalgonda. The Prospectus-cum-Application form can also be downloaded from the Website: http://www.oucde.ac.in. Downloaded form should be submitted along with a DD of Rs.100/-.

Contact Details:

Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education
Osmania University
Hyderabad - 500 007

Phone : 040-27091605
Fax : 040-27097687

E-mail : info_cde@osmania.ac.in
Website: http://www.oucde.ac.in
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Osmania University Distance MBA 2017 Admission Notification

We're posting Osmania University distance education MBA admission notification 2017.

Osmania University (OU) Hyderabad is inviting applications for it's distance learning MBA program for 2017. Students from all over India are invited to join Osmania University distance learning 3 years MBA program without any age & area restriction.

Osmania University is recognized by Distance Education Council & Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade. Osmania University was established in 1918. It is the seventh oldest university in the country & third oldest in South India.

Osmania University MBA Admission

Eligibility Criteria

Any graduate with qualification ICET 2017 conducted by the government of Andhra Pradesh is eligible for the distance learning MBA course offered by Osmania University. Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) is a mandatory aptitude test for admission into M.B.A. course of all Universities in Andhra Pradesh and their affiliated colleges.

How to collect Prospectus-Cum-Application Form

Prospectus-cum application form can be collected from July, 2017 at the office of the Director, PGRRCDE, Osmania University, Hydrabad. Those who wish to collect prospectus-cum application form can send a DD for Rs.150/- in favor of the Director, PGRRCDE, OU draw from any nationalized bank and payable at Hyderabad along with self addressed envelop of 11" x 5" size. You can also obtain the Prospectus-cum-application form in person by submitting a DD for Rs.100/- at sales counter or SBH extention counter at PGRRCDE & other locations as mentioned on university's website. You can also download the prospectus-cum-application form from http://www.oucde.ac.in & can submit it along with the DD of Rs.100/-.

Last date of submitting the Application Form

Without Late Fee - 10th September 2017 (Tentative)
With Late Fee - 10th December 2017  (Tentative) (with late fee of Rs. 300)

Osmania University Contact Number & Address:

Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education
Osmania University
Hyderabad - 500 007

Phone : 040-27091605
Fax : 040-27097687

E-mail : info_cde@osmania.ac.in
Website: http://www.oucde.ac.in
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SHIATS Allahabad Distance Learning Courses Fee Admission 2017

Sam Higginbottom Institute of agriculture, technology and sciences (SHIATS) is a premier institute of education in the country. Its main campus is located at Naini, Allahabad Uttar Pradesh.

It has been awarded class ‘A’ status by MHRD. It was started as Allahabad Agricultural institute - deemed university and later on changed its name to the present ones.

This university was founded by Dr. Sam Higginbottom who was a renowned Agricultural expert and has extensively worked in the department.

The university is therefore named after his founder. It is a university which is constantly upgrading itself and improving itself in order to provide best possible education to its students.

To maintain a quality level of studies in the university, highly experienced teachers and staff are hired. There are various disciplines and courses to choose from.

Under its distance education program, it offers twenty-eight undergraduate courses, forty-eight post graduate courses, eleven diploma courses and Doctorates in many disciplines.

University is known for its quality in education and how teachers are always helpful to the students. This university is a part of combined vision of all the Christian Community in India; its main aim is to promote rural life and development under the guidance of Christian beliefs.

Undergraduate Courses 2017

Below are the undergraduate courses offered by SHIATS

Course Eligibility Duration Fee Structure
BCA 10+2/ equivalent 3 years
  1. Registration Fee: Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : BCA –Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
BACHELOR OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE - B.LI.SC. .   Graduate 1 Year
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : BLISc. – Rs 6,500/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - BBA(H.M.)   10+2/ equivalent 3 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : BBA-HM Rs 11,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - BBA(T.M.)   10+2/ equivalent 3 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : BBA-TM Rs 11,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION   10+2/ equivalent 3 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : BBA – Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
BACHELOR OF ARTS - B. A.   10+2/ equivalent 3 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : BA- Rs. 4000/- per year 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 900/- for each year
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE - B.COM.   10+2/ equivalent 3 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : B.Com-Rs 5,000/- per year 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 900/- for each year

Postgraduate Courses 2017

Below are the postgraduate courses offered by SHIATS
Courses Eligibility Duration Fee Structure
MASTER OF COMPUTER APPLICATION - MCA   Graduate in any discipline 3 Years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MCA – Rs 11,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE - MSC (CS)   Graduate in Science/IT/CS 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MScCS-Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE - M.LI.SC.   B.Lib or BLISc 1 year
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MLISc.- Rs 6,500/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER APPLICATION - PGDCA   Graduate in any discipline 1 year
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : PGDCA – Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION PGJMC   Graduate in any discipline 1 year
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : PGJMC – Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA (FINANCE)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA (I.B.) Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA (MARKETING)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA (RETAIL)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA(3-YEARS)   Graduate in any discipline 3 years No information
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA(H.R)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA(I.T.)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - BBA(H.M.)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : BBA-HM Rs 11,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION   Graduate in any discipline 3 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA (SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MBA (BANKING)   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MBA -Rs 11,000/- per level/semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
MASTER OF ARTS - M. A.   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee : MA -Rs 5,000/- per year 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 900/- for each year
MASTER OF COMMERCE - M. COM.   Graduate in Commerce 2 years
  1. Registration Fee: Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee: M.Com – Rs 6,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee: Rs. 900/- for each year
MASTER OF SOCIAL WORKS - MSW   Graduate in any discipline 2 years
  1. Registration Fee: Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee: MSW-Rs 6,000/- per year 3. Examination Fee: Rs. 900/- for each year

Diploma Courses 2017

Below are the diploma courses offered by SHIATS.
Courses Eligibility Duration Fee Structure
DIPLOMA IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & ACCOUNTING (DFM)   10+2/ equivalent 1 Year
  1. Registration Fee: Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee: DFM – Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee: Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
DIPLOMA IN EXPORT & INTERNATIONAL MARKETING (DEM)   10+2/ equivalent 1 Year
  1. Registration Fee: Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fe : DEM – Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fe : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
DIPLOMA IN HOTEL MANAGEMENT (DHM)   10+2/ equivalent 1 Year
  1. Registration Fee: Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fe : DHM – Rs 11,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee : Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
DIPLOMA IN SALE & MARKETING (DSM)   10+2/ equivalent 1 Year
  1. Registration Fee: Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee: DSM – Rs 9,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee: Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level
DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (DTM)   10+2/ equivalent 1 Year
  1. Registration Fee : Rs. 750/- at the time of Admission only 2. Programme Fee: DTM – Rs 11,000/- per semester 3. Examination Fee: Rs. 750/- for each Semester/Level

Admission Procedure 2017

The Admissions process is more or less as same as any other university. The eligibility and fee structure of each course are mentioned above in the table right next to the course name.

Admissions normally start in June with notice and application forms coming out at the official website of the college.

Applicants can download these forms and can submit it online or they can visit various centers of distance education opened at various locations by the university throughout the state.
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Osmania University BEd Distance Education Admission Fee 2017

Osmania University offers 2 years part time BEd programme under distance education mode through its 5 study centers. Below are the name of the study centers
  1. Malla Reddy College of Education, Suraram ‘X’ Roads,Quthbullapur (M), Ranga Reddy Dist. 
  2. N.S.R. College of Education, V.V. Campus, Jambagh, Koti, Hyderabad. 4
  3. Islamia College of Education, Mustabad Road, Siddipet, Dist. Medak. 
  4. Gokul College of Education, Gokul Nagar, Nalgonda. 
  5. Govt. College of Teacher Education, Mahabubnagar.
Osmania University BEd

The university conducts an entrance exam every year for admission into its BEd distance education programme. All admission into Osmania University BEd course are done on the basis of rank obtained by a student in BEd entrance exam.

Osmania University Distance Education BEd 2017

If you're looking for admission into Osmania University Distance Education BEd course, you must fulfill the following admission eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Teachers with a bachelor degree with 2 years of working experience, serving in a recognized Primary / Elementary / Secondary / Sr.Secondary school are eligible for admission.
  2. Candidates who are presently working in the territory assigned to Osmania University will only get admissions into the BEd course.
Candidates have to produce a certificate of service from the Head of the institution / Employer and self declaration of the service. The candidate should submit no objection certificate from the present employer.

All candidates must qualify the BEd entrance test to be eligible for admission.

Note: The eligibility of the candidate will not be verified at the time of entrance test. You must check the eligibility criteria by yourself before applying for the admission. The verification will be done at the time of admission.

Admission Procedure

  1. The admissions will be made on the basis of the rank obtained by a student in BEd entrance test.
  2. There are total 5 methodologies available for admission into BEd course and admission into each methodology is based on the percentage limit prescribed by the University / Government from time to time. The percentage of admissions into the five methodologies as per the current rule is as follows: 
                                                               (Code No)  (Percentage)
a) Mathematics Methodology (MS) :            01          25%
b) Physical Sciences Methodology (PS) :     02          10% 
c) Biological Science Methodology (BS) :   03          20% 
d) Social Studies Methodology (SS) :           04          35% 
e) English (EM) :                                           05          10%

The BEd Entrance Exam

The BEd entrance exam will be of 90 minutes duration with 100 objective type questions. There will be 3 parts in the entrance exam i.e Part A,B,C. Part A & B is common for all students. Part C will be based on the methodology chosen by the student.

Part A:
  1. General English (20 Marks)
Part B:
  1. General Knowledge (10 Marks) 
  2. Teaching Aptitude (10 Marks)
Part C:
  1. Mathematics : 60 marks
  2. Physical Sciences : 60 marks (Physics : 30 marks & Chemistry : 30 marks)
  3. Biological Sciences : 60 marks (Botany : 30 marks & Zoology : 30 marks)
  4. Social Studies : 60 marks (Geography : 20 marks, History : 20 marks Civics : 10 marks & Economics : 10 marks)
  5. Special English : 60 marks
The qualifying marks for all students except SC/ST students is 25%. There is no minimum %age of qualifying marks for Candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

Candidates can download the complete syllabus of Osmania University Entrance test from the university official website http://www.osmania.ac.in/admissions

Submission Of Application Form

Students may submit their application form on any working day between 10 AM to 4 PM to The Director, Directorate of Admissions, (Near PGRR CDE)

Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad - 500 007

The application form can be submitted in-person or through post.

BEd Course Fee

The total fee of Osmania University Distance Education BEd course is Rs. 20,000/- for all students including (OBC/SC/ST) candidates.

Documents Required At The Time Of Admission

  • Entrance Hall Ticket.
  • Entrance Rank Card. 
  • Degree certificate 
  • Memorandum of Marks (Part-I and Part-II)
  • Two years experience certificate
  • Proof of Local / Non-Local candidates
  • Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate for S.C/S.T./B.C.
  • Required course fee plus the counseling fee.
  • Copies of certificates of PH/NCC/CAP/Sports categories(if applicable).
For more details visit Osmania University official website.

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