Central University University of Hyderabad

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The University of Hyderabad is a highly regarded, famous and well-respected name when it comes to the quality of education imparted and research activities carried out. Established in the year 1974, this University has now become a Central University. The campus area also suffices ‘Golden Threshold’ the house of the deceased Sarojini Naidu. Within the boundaries of the ‘Golden Threshold’ is the Sarojini Naidu School, the rest of the schools under the University being located in the central campus of the University. The ‘Golden Threshold’ also possess the Centre for Folk Culture Studies.

Distance Education

People get to know about the courses and admissions in the University in the month of October every year when the University makes a public announcement in all major newspapers and other media. Information for admission or any other query to these courses is available from the office of the Distance Education of the University.

The University of Hyderabad offers the following post-graduate courses through Distance Education:

  • Project Planning and Management

  • Environment Studies

  • Human Rights

  • Translation Studies

Administrative and Academic Posts

The Chancellor of the institute is Justice M N Venkata Chaliah, while the administrative post of Vice-Chancellor is held by Dr. Seyed E Hasnain.

The honorary posts in administration are held by the President of India and the Governor of Andhra Pradesh.

  • The President of India-Visitor

  • The Governor of Andhra Pradesh-Chief Rector

Schools under the University

  • School of Mathematics and Computer/Information Sciences

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • School of Physics

  • School of Chemistry

  • School of Life Sciences

  • School of Social Sciences

  • School of Humanities

  • SN School of Performing Arts, Fine Arts & Communication

  • School of Management Studies

Subjects Offered by the University

System of Education and Assessment in the University: The University has an exceptional student-teacher ratio of 1 teacher for every 9 students by which personal attention to every student can be given. Semester system is followed for the courses. Two semesters, each of 16 − 18 weeks duration make an academic year. The performance of students are assessed from time to time through class work, practical work and outdoor activities. The final result is declared by evaluating the periodic assessments and the results of the last semester examinations.

Minimum 40% marks are to be obtained by the candidated in order to pass the Masters in Arts, Science and other disciplines, failing which they are required to take supplementary tests during the first week of the next semester.

  • Biochemistry

  • Plant Sciences

  • Animal Sciences

  • English

  • Philosophy

  • Hindi

  • Telugu

  • Urdu


  • Comparitive Literature

  • Economics

  • History

  • Political Science

  • Sociology

  • Anthropology

  • Regional Studies

  • Folk Culture

  • Indian Diaspora