Osmania University PhD Admission 2023: Application Form, Dates, Entrance

Osmania University PhD Admission
Osmania University PhD Admission

Osmania University PhD Admission 2023 – Osmania University, Hyderabad offers PhD admission in various departments through entrance test and direct for JRF in various departments.

Check full details on Osmania University PhD Admission 2023 below here.

Osmania University PhD Admission Process 2023

Category – I

Application will be invited from candidates who have been awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) through UGC/CSIR/ICAR/ICMR/DBT/DST-INSPIRE under Category-I, for admission into PhD Programme under the following Faculties –

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Informatics
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Technology
  • Faculty of Law

Category – II

Applications will be invited for Ph.D. Entrance Test – 2023 under Category-II in various subjects of different faculties of Osmania University.

List of Subjects for PhD Entrance Test – 2023

  • Faculty of Arts  
    • AIHC&A
    • Arabic
    • English
    • Kannada
    • Linguistics  
    • Persian  
    • Philosophy
    • Sanskrit
    • Telugu
  • Faculty of Oriental Languages
    • Arabic (Oriental)
    • Telugu (Oriental)  
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Public Administration
    • Social Work
    • Sociology
  • Faculty of Commerce  
    • Commerce  
  • Faculty of Education  
    • Education  
    • Physical Education  
  • Faculty of Law
    • Law
  • Faculty of Science
    • Applied Geochemistry 
    • Astronomy 
    • Biochemistry 
    • Biotechnology 
    • Botany 
    • Chemistry 
    • Genetics 
    • Geography 
    • Geology 
    • Geophysics 
    • Mathematics
    • Microbiology
    • Physics
    • Statistics
    • Zoology
  • Faculty of Engineering 
    • Biomedical Engineering 
    • Civil Engineering 
    • Computer Science Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    • Electronics & Communication  Engineering 
    • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Faculty of Technology 
    • Chemical Technology 
    • Chemical Engineering 
    • Food Technology 
    • Textile Technology 
  • Faculty of Informatics
    • Information Technology

Faculty Wise Available PhD Vacancies

To be announced

Eligibility Criteria for Osmania University PhD Admission 2023

  • To be eligible to appear for Ph.D. Entrance Test – 2023 being conducted by Osmania University in the subjects pertaining to faculties mentioned above, a candidate must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree from a recognized university or a Post-Graduate 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.
  • The candidates have to appear in the Ph.D. Entrance Test in the subject in which they wish to pursue Ph.D. (For e.g. A candidate with M.Com. qualification may pursue Ph.D. in Business Management provided he/she appears and qualifies in the Ph.D. Entrance Test in the subject of Business Management).
  • 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
    • However, if any of the above category candidates wishes to get admission in Category II, then he/she needs to get through the O.U. Ph.D. Entrance Test – 2023.


  • The eligibility of the candidates is not being verified at the time of application and or at the time of issuing of hall tickets. Therefore, it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that he/she is eligible for the Ph.D. programme in a subject in which he/she is applying.
  • The candidates those who are pursuing Post Graduate degree and whose results are not declared are NOT ELIGIBLE.

Osmania University PhD Admission 2023 Application Form for JRF Candidates

To be released soon.

FacultyNotification &
Application Form
Faculty of EngineeringClick Here
Faculty of CommerceClick Here
Faculty of EducationClick Here
Faculty of InformaticsClick Here
Faculty of ScienceClick Here
Faculty of ArtsClick Here
Faculty of Social SciencesClick Here
Faculty of TechnologyClick Here
Faculty of LawClick Here

Osmania University PhD Entrance 2023 Important Dates

Issue of NotificationTo be announced
Date of commencement of online applicationsTo be announced
Last Date for submission without late feeTo be announced
Last Date for submission with late feeTo be announced

Osmania University PhD Entrance 2023 Application Form

  • 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.
  • The Registration fee for online submission of application form is Rs.1500/- (Rs.1000/- in case of SC/ST/BC/PWD candidates).

Osmania University PhD Entrance Test 2023 Hall Ticket

Download Osmania University PhD Entrance Test 2023 Hall Ticket will be released online.

Osmania University PhD Entrance Test 2023 Details

(Expected Pattern)

  • Test Pattern & the Medium of the Test: 
    • 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 Entrance test. 
  • Medium of Entrance Test
    • The medium of Entrance Test will be in English only except for language subjects.
  • Minimum Qualification Marks
    • The minimum marks for qualifying the Ph.D. Entrance Test shall be 50% (35 Marks) in case of Open category candidates and 45% (32 Marks) in case of SC/ST/BC/PWD category candidates.
  • Hall Ticket
    • The Hall Tickets along with entrance schedules and necessary instructions will be made available in OU websites.
    • The candidates have to download the Hall Tickets and affix the latest passport size photograph (which is exactly similar to the one uploaded in the Online Application) in the space provided and get it attested by a Gazetted Officer / Principal of a college/ Head of the Department.
    • Without the Hall Ticket, the candidate is not allowed to appear for entrance test.

Syllabus for Entrance Test

Important Links

Notificationto be released
PhD Entrance Brochure 2023to be released
PhD Entrance Brochure 2022Click Here
PhD Entrance Application Formto be released
Osmania University WebsiteClick Here
Previous Admissions

Osmania University PhD Entrance 2022

Osmania University PhD Entrance 2022 Important Dates

Issue of Notification01 August 2022
Date of commencement of online applications18 August 2022
Last Date for submission without late fee (Extended)10 October 2022
Last Date for submission with late fee of Rs. 1000/- (Extended)30 October 2022

Category-II OU Ph.D. Admission Schedule for the year 2022

S. NoParticularsDates
1.Date of commencement of receiving applications by concerned faculty DeansFebruary 1, 2023
2.Last date for receiving applicationsFebruary 15, 2023
3.Display of list of eligible candidates for attending interviewFebruary 25, 2023
4.Conduct of interviewsMarch 1, 2023, to March 10, 2023
5.Display of final list of successful candidatesMarch 15, 2023

Faculty Wise Available PhD Vacancies

Sub CodeSubject NameVacancies
121Arabic (Oriental)06
123Telugu (Oriental)04
154Political Science10
156Public Administration01
157Social Work03
159Journalism & Communication01
302Physical Education03
501Applied Geochemistry01
601Bio-Medical Engineering06
602Civil Engineering34
603Computer Science Engineering10
604Electrical & Electronics Engineering12
605Electronics & Communication Engineering17
606Mechanical Engineering48
631Chemical Technology/ Chemical Engineering26
633Food Technology02
634Textile Technology08
641Information Technology02