University of Hyderabad

University of Hyderabad which was established in the year 1974 by an “Act of Parliament” is a premier educational institution in the field of post graduate education and research. It is a Central University which is financed by UGC. The university is situated at a distance of 20kms from Hyderabad, at a place called GachiBowli. The University also has “The Golden Threshold” which is the “city campus”.

The aims and objectives of the University of Hyderabad are to distribute and advance knowledge by providing instructions and all kinds of research facilities in various branches of education. Further Hyderabad University also aims at making provisions for the integrated programs in Science and Humanity and promotes interdisciplinary research and studies within the university.

The different schools under UOH which offers diverse post-graduate and research programs are as follows.
  • School of Engineering Sciences and Technology
  • School of Management Studies
  • School of Medical Sciences
  • School of Mathematics and Computer/ Information Sciences
  • School of Chemistry
  • School of Physics
  • School of Life Sciences
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Humanities
  • Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication
The “stand-alone” centres of Hyderabad University which offers various academic programmes are

  • Centre for Integrated Studies (CIS)
  • Advanced Centre of Research in High Energy Materials (ACRHEM)
  • University Centre for Earth and Space Sciences (UCESS)
  • Centre for Health Psychology
  • Centre for Neural and Cognitive Sciences
  • Centre for Buddhist Studies
  • Centre for Women's Studies
  • Centre for Modeling Simulation and Design (CMSD)
The various other facilities and services enjoyed by the students of University of Hyderabad are Indira Gandhi Memorial Library, Central Instruments Laboratory, Computer centre, Hostel Accommodation, Health Care, Student’s Welfare Programs, sports, financial support, Placement Guidance cell and Advance Bureau, guest houses etc.

The present Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad is Dr. R. Chidambaram and the Vice-Chancellor is Prof. Seyed E. Hasnain. Hyderabad University is the member of the “Association of Commonwealth Universities” and the “Association of Indian Universities”. There is a staff college which functions within the University of Hyderabad, to check and improve on the teaching standards in various colleges. The university has also been ranked as No. 1 in India in the field of research and development. It also received the top grade accreditation from NAAC.

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Last Updated on : March 28, 2016

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