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Osmania University OUCET 2017 Notification, Eligibility, Application, Dates

Osmania University OUCET 2017 Notification - Common Entrance Test

Osmania University Common Entrance Tests (OUCET) are being conducted by Osmania University for admissions into various PG, PG Diploma and 5-Year Integrated Programmes offered by Osmania, Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi and Palamuru Universities in their campus, constituent and affiliated colleges for the academic year 2017-18

The Directorate of Admissions, Osmania University has been successfully carrying out the gigantic task of conducting entrance tests and admissions into various courses offered by the University and its affiliating institutions since 2000-2001 academic year

OUCET 2017 Courses Details

M.A., M.Sc., M.Com. M.C.J, B.L.I.Sc, M.L.I.Sc, M.S.W, M.Ed., M.P.Ed., P.G Diploma Courses and 5-yr Integrated Programmes

PG Courses - 39 Seats

PG Diploma Courses: 10 Seats

5-year Integrated Program: 03 Seats

Osmania University PG Courses Offered

Faculties of Arts & Social Sciences
M.A. in Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology; Arabic; English; Hindi; Islamic Studies; Kannada; Linguistics; Marathi; Persian; Philosophy; Sanskrit; Tamil; Telugu; Urdu; Economics; History; Political Science; Psychology; Public Administration; Sociologyand Theatre Arts

M.C.J., B.L.I.Sc., M.L.I.Sc and M.S.W

Faculty of Science

M.Sc. in Astronomy/Astrophysics; Botany; Bio-Chemistry; Chemistry (Inorganic/Organic/Physical Organic/Physical/Analytical*/Pharmaceutical*/Pharmaco informatics*); Electronics; Geography; Geo-informatics; Geology; Genetics; Mathematics (Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Mathematics with Computer Science); Micro Biology; Physics; Statistics/Applied Statistics; Zoology; Geophysics; Applied Geochemistry; Environmental Science; Computer Sci.; Biotechnology; Nutrition & Dietetics; and Forensic Science

Faculty of Commerce

M.Com; M.Com (IS) (Master of Commerce in Information Systems)* and; PG Diploma in Taxation

List of PG Courses Offered by Other Universities

Telangana University

M.A in English, Hindi, Telugu Studies, Urdu, Economics & Mass Communication & Public Admin; M.Sc in Biotechnology, Botany, Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Geo-informatics, Physics with Electronics, Applied Statistics and Mathematics; M.S.W and M.Com (E-Commerce)

Mahatma Gandhi University

MA in English & Applied Economics; M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry (Organic), Mathematics, Physics and Geology; M.Com & MSW

Palamuru University

MA in English, Telugu and Political Science; M.Sc. in Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology and Physics; MSW, M.Com and M.Ed

OUCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria


The candidate should be an Indian National

The candidates should satisfy local/unreserved status requirement as laid down in the Telangana educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions) order 1974 and the amendments made there to from time to time. The candidate other than Indian Nationals should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned

Educational Qualifications

All the courses are of two years duration

Candidates should have passed B.Sc., B.A (or) equivalent exam will not less than 40% in the aggregate (part-2) (For SC/ST candidates a pass in the qualifying exam is sufficient) and studied the subjects given in official website

Candidates passing the Bachelors degree exam compartmentally are also eligible provided they secured not less than 40% aggregate marks and a pass in the qualifying exam is sufficient for SC/ST

Candidates who have already passed their qualifying Degree Exam are also eligible provided they secured not less than 40% marks in aggregate (part-2 eligibility) (or) who have appeared for the final exam are also eligible

Age Limit

There is NO age restriction for appearing for OUCET-2017; the maximum eligible age for obtaining Fee/Scholarship reimbursement is as per the Govt. of Telangana State rules

Important Note

Candidates who have completed degree with single subject in open/distance mode of education are not eligible PG Courses

The reimbursement of fee/Scholarship is not allowed for the candidate who per use 2nd PG Program

PG & PG Diploma courses offered by Osmania, Telangana, Palumuru , MG University's and eligibility conditions available website www.osmania.ac.in

Candidates are advised to ensure that they are eligible for the course /subject they are applying for

OUCET 2017 Exam Pattern

The entrance tests in all the subjects, except that of M.P.Ed., will consist of 100 multiple choice objective questions for 100 marks

For M.P.Ed. Course, the entrance test will be of 75 multiple choice objective questions for 75 marks. The remaining 25 marks will be awarded by the Dept. of Physical Education, Osmania University for the Sports achievements of the candidates

The entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration

The entrance test will consist of any 3 or 4 varieties of objective type items such as analogies, classification, matching, comprehension of a research study / experiment / theoretical point of view, etc., with multiple answers  besides the usual multiple choice items. The items will be framed only from the syllabus of entrance test
Pattern of Entrance Test for Admission to M.Sc. Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics, Microbiology and Nutrition & Dietetics is as follows: Candidates have to appear for a common entrance test, namely BCBTESFSGMN&D comprising of Part-A (Chemistry for 40 Marks) and Part-B (One of the optionals studied at B.Sc. level for 60 Marks. The optionals are Physics, Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology)

For 5 Yrs Integrated PG Programmes, the entrance test patterns are as follows:

MBA - The paper has two Parts - A & B. Part-A: Section-A (Verbal Ability) containing 1 to 25 and Section-B (General Knowledge) containing 26 to 40. Part-B: Section-C (Numerical Data Analysis) containing 41 to 70 and Section-D (Reasoning and Intelligence) containing 71 to 100 multiple choice questions with four alternatives A, B, C & D

M.A. Applied Economics - The paper has five Parts - A, B, C, D & E. Part-A (Mathematics) containing 1 to 40, Part-B (General English) containing 41 to 55, Part-C (General Knowledge) containing 56 to 70, Part-D (Current Affairs) containing 71 to 85 and Part-E (General Economics) containing 86 to 100 multiple choice questions with four alternatives A, B, C & D

M.Sc. in Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Chemistry - The paper has four sections – A, B, C & D. Section– A Chemistry containing 1 to 34, Section-B Physics containing 35 to 67, Section-C Mathematics containing 68 to 100 multiple choice questions with four alternatives A, B, C & D
Sections A & B are common for both M.P.C & B.P.C students. Section-C Mathematics is for M.P.C students and Section-D Biology is for B.P.C students

Syllabus and model papers available in website www.ouadmissions.com or www.osmania.ac.in

Registration Fee & Payment

Registration Fee for a single subject is Rs.500/- for OC/BC candidates and Rs.375/- for SC/ST/PH candidates. For each additional subject, the fee is Rs.300/- for all categories. The fee may be paid at any TS/AP online centers or through payment gateway (Credit / Debit Cards/Net Banking)

For submission of online application, visit the above websites www.ouadmissions.com or www.osmania.ac.in

Regional Centers for OUCET-2017 - Hyderabad & Warangal

OUCET 2017 Application Procedure

For registration, the candidates have to visit the websites www.ouadmissions.com or www.osmania.ac.in

Before submission of online application, the candidates must keep ready the scanned copies of latest passport size colour photograph, his/her signature, the certificate of caste (If applicable) and PH certificate (If applicable)

These scanned copies have to be uploaded while filling up online application; candidate has to login to website, www.ouadmissions.com or www.osmania.ac.in using their registration ID, registered mobile number and date of birth to fill and submit the Online Application

Before submitting the online application, the candidate must view and verify the application to ensure that all the entries, including the uploaded photograph and the signature, are correct

The candidate must also take a printout of the application for future reference

The candidate will be held personally responsible for any incorrect /inconsistent entries in the online application form; the University reserves the right to cancel the admission at any stage if the particulars furnished by the candidate are found to be incorrect

OUCET 2017 Important Dates

Date of Commencement of Online Registration & Submission of Applications: 21st April 2017

Last Date for Submitting the Online Application: 08th May 2017

Last Date with a Late Fee of Rs.200/-: 15th May 2017

Last Date with a Late Fee of Rs.500/-: 22nd May 2017

Availability of Hall Ticket: June 2017 (expected)

Commencement of Entrance Tests from June 2017 (expected)

Osmania University, Hyderabad

(Directorate of Admissions), Near PGRR Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad-500007, Andhra Pradesh, Tel.: 040-27090136, Websites www.osmania.ac.in or www.ouadmissions.com

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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