The Osmania University came into existence because of a Royal Charter by Nawab Osman Ali Khan who was the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad. The University is around 101 years old and the seventh oldest in India.
The Osmania University strives to achieve an intellectual synthesis of oriental and occidental learning. It aims at creating a cultural synthesis that will lead to the development of a national ethos, and create an academic and social environment in which 'National Integration' is a tangible reality.
The Osmania University College of Engineering has its mission to synthesize oriental and occidental arts in order to rectify the defects of the old education system by utilizing ancient as well as modern methods of spiritual, intellectual and physical education for the propagation of knowledge.
The Vision of the OU University is to generate and disseminate knowledge through a harmonious blend of ancient and modern wisdom, and to serve the society by developing in students heightened intellectual, cultural, ethical, and humane sensitivities; to foster a scientific temper, and to promote professional and technological expertise.
COURSES Offered by the OU University, Hyderabad
The OU University offers numerous undergraduates and postgraduate courses on Arts, Commerce, Technology, Social Sciences, Management and Sciences, apart from job-oriented programs.
Apart from the regular courses mentioned above, Osmania University College of Engineering also has courses on Political Science, Public Administration, Library Science, Communication Engineering, Geophysics, etc. The University offers various community-relevant courses in areas of Environmental Sciences, Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Tourism and Hotel Management, Computer Applications, Rural Engineering and Health Technology, etc.
When it comes to technical courses, the University College of Engineering (UCE) offers B.Tech course in the following streams:
1) Biomedical Engineering
2) Civil Engineering
3) Computer Science and Engineering
4) Electrical Engineering
5) Electronics and Communication Engineering
6) Mechanical Engineering
7) Chemical Engineering