Osmania University Hyderabad announces Entrance Test for Admission to PhD Program 2023, Apply now


Osmania University Hyderabad PhD Admission 2023  – Osmania University Hyderabad invites application for admission into PhD programmes offered by Osmania University in different subjects in the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Education, Engineering, Informatics, Law, Oriental Languages, Social Sciences, Science, and Technology for the academic session 2023.


Osmania University Hyderabad PhD Admission 2023


Important Date

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form is 14th August 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must have obtained a Postgraduate degree from a recognized university or a Postgraduate degree through distance mode from a recognized university and approved by the concerned authority, in the concerned subject or in an allied subject (see Annexure-II for the list of allied subjects) approved by Osmania University securing not less than 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/BC/PWD candidates). If the results of Post Graduate Degree are declared in the form of Grades/Credits/Cumulative Grade Points/Average in their marks card/Transcripts, such Grades/Points shall be converted into percentage of marks to assess the minimum eligibility criteria. 
  • However, the following categories of the candidates are exempted from appearing in the Ph.D. Entrance test.
  • Those who are awarded Junior Research Fellowship in a national level test namely UGC/ CSIR/ ICMR / ICAR / DBT/ INSPIRE fellowships 


Application Process

  •  For online application, list of subjects, syllabi, registration fee, and other Rules & Regulations, candidates are advised to visit the websites: www.osmania.ac.in and www.ouadmissions.com 


Application Fee

  • For General Category : Rs.1500/-
  • For SC/ST/BC/PWD candidates : Rs.1000/-
  • Mode of Payment : Through online mode


Exam Pattern

  • The Entrance examination is conducted through computer based test (CBT) mode for 70 marks as multiple choice questions (MCQ).  
  • 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 MCQs will be framed only from the syllabus of the Entrance test. 
  • Medium of Entrance Test : The medium of Entrance Test will be in English only except for language subjects.


Syllabus for Entrance Test

  • The syllabus in various subjects for Ph.D. Entrance Test will be made available in O.U. website.


For more details and apply please visit the official website


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