Osmania University (OU) Distance Education Admissions 2019, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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 Osmania University is one of the oldest universities of India. It was established in the year 1918. In the year 1977, Osmania University started Institute of Correspondence Courses and later changed its name when distance education became an alternative mode of learning.

The Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University aims at providing UG and PG courses for students all across the society. The centre also focuses on vocational training and not just textbook theory. The learning packages produced by the Open Universities and Distance Education Centres have been appreciated by students, the professionals, as well as the public.


Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre For Distance Education, Osmania University offers UG courses, PG courses, Professional courses, and PG Diploma courses.

B.A. M.A. in Urdu M.B.A. P.G Diploma in Mathematics
B.A. (Mathematics & Statistics) M.A. in Hindi M.C.A. P.G. Diploma in English Language Teaching
B.Com. (general) M.A. in Telugu P.G. Diploma in Business Management
B.B.A. M.A. in Sanskrit P.G. Diploma in Bioinformatics
M.A. in English P.G. Diploma in Computer Applications
M.A. in Philosophy
M.A. in Sociology
M.A. Public Personnel Management
M.A. in Economics
M.A. Political Science
M.A. in History
M.A. in Psychology
M.Sc. in Mathematics
M.Sc. in Statistics

More information about the various courses and their availability can be found on the official website: www.oucde.net


Admissions to the various courses offered at the beginning of every academic year.The candidates who are interested in are requested to download the prospectus and the application form from the official website and read it carefully before proceeding to fill up the application form. Application forms are also available in Banks/Sales counters.

If the application is downloaded from the official website then the candidate must pay an application fee of Rs.300/-
After downloading the application form, the candidates are requested to fill it up with no discrepancies.

The student should get a Demand Draft to pay the full fees, in favour of:
The Director,
PGRR Centre for Distance Education,
Osmania University
payable at Hyderabad

The demand drafts should be taken from Nationalised Banks only. At the back of the DD the student should specify, the name of the student, enrolment number, name of the course and purpose of payment before posting it to the OUCDE.

The study material can be collected immediately after admission by showing the receipt.
Once the fees have been paid, it shall not be refunded under any circumstances. No scholarships are provided to any category of students.

The documents required to be submitted are:
The DD, Four passport size photos, Marks card of the previous qualification (original and attested photocopies), TC(original). The originals (except TC) will be returned immediately after the University has verified them.

The application form will be rejected if the application form is not filled properly and/or is incomplete and also if the DD and other required documents have not been submitted to the OUCDE.


  • The fee structure varies for different courses and duration of the course.
  • Each course has a specific fee structure for tuition and other extra fees.

The detail about each course and the fee down payment is provided in the link below: www.oucde.net/applicationdownload.php

Course Fee

Below mentioned is the Fee structure of Osmania University Distance Education:

M.B.A. 7500/- per semester
M.C.A. 12000/- per annum
M.A. in Urdu 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Hindi 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Telugu 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Sanskrit 4000/- per annum
M.A. in English 4500/- per annum
M.A. in Philosophy 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Sociology 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Public Personnel Management 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Economics 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Political Science 4000/- per annum
M.A. in History 4000/- per annum
M.A. in Psychology 6700/- per annum
M.Com. 4500/- per annum
M.Sc. in Management 4500/- per annum
M.Sc. in Statistics 4000/- per annum
B.A. 2500/- per annum
B.A. (Mathematics & Statistics) 2500/- per annum
B.Com. (General) 3000/- per annum
B.B.A. 6000/- per annum
P.G. Diploma in Mathematics 4000/-
P.G. Diploma in English Language Teaching 4000/-
P.G. Diploma in Business Management 4000/-
P.G. Diploma in Bioinformatics 25000/-
P.G. Diploma in Computer Application 5250/- per semester

Information about other fees that should be paid is given in the prospectus.

Each student admitted to a course offered by the DDE will be provided study material. The students may also consult books prescribed/recommended at the end of the relevant syllabi to enlarge the scope of learning.


Candidates can look up the following scholarships and avail them to complete their courses through Prof.G.Ram Reddy Centre of Distance Education, Osmania University.

NOTE- These scholarships are not issued by the University itself but are National or Regional schemes that offer a helping hand to needy students.

  • Post-matric scholarship
  • National Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme
  • National Talent Search Scheme by NCERT
  • Indian Oil Educational Scholarship Scheme
  • Indian Oil Academic Scholarships
  • National Scholarship
  • LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme
  • Schemes of Maulana Azad Education Foundation
  • Tata Jagriti Yatra


Examinations will be held at the end of the year as per the guidelines of Centre for Distance Education and University Almanac. The scheme of the examination and other details can be found in the Prospectus: www.oucde.net/applicationdownload.php

The candidates should download examination form from the official website and fill it appropriately. Photocopies of previous exams, ID Card photocopy, DD for the exam fees should all be sent to the OUCDE along with the application form.

The PGRRCDE also provides periodic assignments that should be submitted. The details about it are made available on the official website.


Osmania University Centre of Distance Education is recognised and approved by the Distance Education Bureau (DEB), University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India.

The university is also accredited by NAAC with A grade.

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)

Affiliations and memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Council (DEC)


  • Osmania University stands 49th in India and 2382 in the world.
  • Osmania University was the first of its kind to be established in Hyderabad and the 7th oldest University in India.


Official website: www.oucde.net
Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre For Distance Education,
Osmania University,

Contact number:

Email:[email protected]

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