Osmania University College of Engineering Hyderabad


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Osmania University LogoFounded by the Seventh Nizam of Hyderabad state, Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan in 1918, Osmania University is the seventh oldest institution of higher learning in India, the third oldest in southern India and the first to be established in the former princely State of Hyderabad. The University College of Engineering has the significance of being the oldest and the biggest in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Established in the year 1929, eleven years after the formation of Osmania University, it was the 6th Engineering College to be recognized in the whole of British India. The college was bestowed autonomous status in the academic year 1994-95. The college has also been selected as one of the lead-institutions in the country (under Technical Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) of the Government of India, being funded by World Bank) for refurbishing the Technical Education System in the country and for introducing demand-driven courses and cutting-edge technologies.


Osmania has a campus covering an area of about1600 acres (6 km²). The university draws students from all across India as well as from various other countries, making it a home to nearly 300,000 students pursuing their higher studies in its campus, constituent affiliated colleges and district centers, under the able guidance of a faculty and staff number of nearly 5,000.

Campus of Osmania University


University College of Engineering, OU has 3 Boys Hostels, Kinnera Hostel (ECH-I), Ganga Hostel and Swarnamukhi Hostel (ECH-II), and as for the girls, they can seek admission in the Campus Hostel for Women I & II situated on the campus near the University Administrative Building. Osmania University endows hostel accommodation to over 4500 students hailing from outside of Hyderabad city. There are in total, 14 hostels in the University campus and a separate hostel for the Engineering students that are close to the College of Engineering. There are also 2 separate hostel-complexes with all modem facilities to cater to the needs of the girl students. The hostels boost of spacious rooms and superb dining facilities.

Departments and Centers


  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  • ECE

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Physical Education

  • English


  • Central Computing Center

  • Center for Energy Technology

  • Center of Excellence



  • EDC

  • IDIC

  • Center of creative technology

  • Examination Cell

Cultural Activities

A kind of facility normally provided in IITs, the University College of Engineering has fashioned a model facility in the name of Students Activities Centre in the site of the College adjoining to the Sports Complex. Indoor games like caroms, chess, etc., are present as a leisure activity for students to relax during free time apart from issuing few sports magazines.

Notable Alumni:

Most of the graduates of the Institution are professionals placed in executive positions in National as well as International Institutions and Corporations of repute through on-campus recruitment. Some of the notable ones amongst them are:

  • P.V. Narasimha Rao, Scholar , Statesman and former Prime Minister of India.

  • Yaga Venugopal Reddy, Ph.D., Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

  • Shivraj Patil, Ex - Union Home Minister(2004-2008) & Ex-Speaker of the Indian Parliament

  • Prof.Mohammed Abdur Rahman Khan, Educator, Scientist, Principal of Osmania University College and Nizam College.

  • Barrister Asaduddin Owaisi, Politician and Current Member of Parliament of India.

  • Shantanu Narayen, BE, President of Adobe Systems

  • Raj Vemulapalli, MS Computer Science, B.E Computer Science, Senior Director of Engineering, Yahoo! Inc.

  • M N Rao,BE,Chief Executive Officer, Serwizsol (subsidiary of Tata & Sons)

  • Sanjiv Sidhu, B. Tech., Chairman & CEO, i2 Technologies

  • DR. Javeed Alam, M.A, Ph.D, Chairperson, ICSSR

  • Satish Reddy, B. Tech., Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

  • Aslam Farshori,M.A.,Radio and TV Personality

  • Nagesh Kukunoor, B.Tech., Film Actor and Director

  • Jaipal Reddy, MA, Member of Parliament


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