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Milestones


 
 
 

2009

3-Day International Persian Scholars Conference.60th All India Commerce Conference (Dept. of Commerce)

2009

MoU with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

2009

International Womens' Day celebrations

2009

International Year of Astronomy: International Seminar on "Educational and Literary Contributions of Urdu over Nine Decades"

2009

International Year of Astronomy.

2009

Ruby Jubilee Celebrations of University College of Technology

2009

Inauguration of Information Dissemination Centre.

2009

Workshop on Appraisal of Dalit Studies

2009

National Seminar on Buddhism in Andhra Pradesh.

2009

National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Research (NCRACR-2009)

2009

EDUSAT facility at EMMRC

2009

One-day Conference for Principals and Correspondents of affiliated colleges

2009

2nd Foreign Students Youth Festival

2009

First JS Memorial Lecture on Discrete Mathematical Chemistry.

2008

120 years Celebrations of Nizam College

2008

53rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.

2008

Introduction of Biometrics at Examination Branch.

2008

Hosting of 1st AP Science Congress

2008

Hosting of International Congress in Microbiology 5th International Congress on Bioprocesses in Food Industries (ICBF-2008) and 5th Convention of Biotech Research Society (BRSI).

2008

UGC XI Plan Committee

2008

Launching of Virtual Classroom at PGRRCDE

2008

Degree Award Ceremony for Foreign Students

2008

Prof. R. Radhakrishna, Honorary Professor, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Begumpet, Hyderabad

2008

First JS Memorial Lecture

2008

MoU with UEI Global

2008

Visit of DBT team

2008

NSS : World Environment Day - Massive Tree Plantation

2008

Core Banking facility at Examination Branch

2008

National Seminar on "Role of Hadith Literature in the promotion of Indo-Arab Relations"

2008

1st Session of Telangana History Congress

2008

National Conference on Popularisation of Sciecne and Inculcation of Scientific temper among people

2008

National Science Day celebrations

2008

120 years celebrations of Nizam College

2008

Inauguration of the new Seminar Hall at University College of Law

2008

State-of-Art Virtual classroom in collaboration with CARE Foundation

2008

Inauguration of new Library Building of University College of Technology

2008

Inauguration of new building of Directorate of Academic Audit Cell, OU

2008

Inauguration of Civil Engineering Extension building at University College of Engineering

2008

Inauguration of new EDP Section of the Examination branch

2008

Visit of NAAC Peer Team for reaccreditation

2008

First Youth Festival for International Students of Osmania University

2008

Inauguration of new Computer facility at Dairatul Maarif

2007

Alumni Day celebrations

2007

Laying of Foundation Stone for Alumni House

2007

2ND Asian Congress of Mycology and Plant Pathology (Dept. of Botany)

2007

53RD All India Library Conference (Dept. of Library & Information Science)

2007

Photo Exhibition by Iranian Students

2007

MoU with North Eastern Illinois University

2007

Career Awareness and Recruitment Drive Programme

2007

MoU with Wipro and Cognizant technologies at UCE

2007

Alumni Get-together as part of OU Foundation Day Celebrations

2007

Inauguration of Multimedia Lecture Hall and Launching of website at Department of Communication and Journalism

2007

Burgula Ramakrishna Rao Endowment Lecture

2007

First Annual Alumni Lecture

2007

77TH Annual Convocation

2007

Laying of Foundation for Directorate of Academic Audit

2007

South India Commerce Meet

2007

National Conference on Sports Psychology

2006

Dr. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao Endowment Lecture

2006

Dr. Zahid Ali Memorial Lecture

2006

Silver Jubilee Celebrations of OU PG College, Mirzapur

2006

Prof. Abid Ali Endowment Lecture

2006

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Commerce Department

2006

MoU with MNJ Institute of Oncology, Hyderabad

2006

Inauguration of MSIT computer lab at 21st Century Gurukulam, at UCE

2006

Laying of Foundation for Library Building at University College of Technology

2006

Launching of Centre of Excellence in Microwave Engineering at University College of Engineering

2006

Inauguration of Ladies Hostel Building

2006

CARD Program

2006

South Zone Vice-Chancellors' Conference

2006

Geography International Seminar

2006

Laying of Foundation Stone for Central Facilities Building

2006

Laying of Foundation Stone for Technology Development Centre at University College of Engineering

2006

Inauguration of Administrative Block at University College for Women

2006

Inauguration of Alumni Association of OU

2006

Address to the Staff and Students by His Excellency Mr Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan

2006

MOU with Swarna Bharati Consortium

2006

Inauguration of EMMRC  e-Learning Programmes

2006

MoU with Directorate of Forensic Science, Min. of Home Affairs for strengthening PG Programme and Research in  Forensic Science

2006

MoU with Tally Solutions, Ltd for offering Accounting Software and Faculty Training at Dept. of Commerce

2006

NSS State-level Youth Festival

2006

Laying of Foundation for the Central Facilities Building

2006

MoU with College of Air Warfare to offer M.Phil. programme in Policy Studies

2006

MoU with Juma Al-Majid, Center for Culture and Heritage, Dubai for digitization of rare manuscripts

2005

MoU with University of Birjand, Iran.

2005

MoU with GECIS.

2005

Laying of Foundation Stone for the new block of Ladies Hostel complex.

2005

MoU with NGRI.

2005

Inauguration of new PG Block at PG College, Saifabad.

2005

Establishment of University - Industry Hub.

2004

MOU with College of Defence Management for a Ph.D. Programme in Management Studies.

2004

INTACH Heritage Award to Arts College and other buildings in O.U. campus.

2004

Golden Jubilee celebrations of UGC.

2004

Conferment of Autonomous Status to P.G. College, Secunderabad by UGC.

2004

Grant of College with potential for Excellence status to University College for Women & Nizam College.

2004

Establishment of Research Development and Consultancy Cell.

2004

Starting of Prof. C.R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Sciences at University College of Science.

2004

Starting of MSW course at P.G. College, Secunderabad.

2004

Introduction of MCA through Distance mode.

2004

Golden Jubilee celebrations of Hindi Department.

2004

76th Convocation held. Chief Guest eminent Space Scientist Dr. Kasturirangan.

2004

The Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases celebrated its Silver Jubilee.

2004

Department of Communication and Journalism celebrated its Golden Jubilee.

2004

University College of Engineering celebrated its Platinum Jubilee.

2003

Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Geography Department.

2003

Extension of semester system in P.G. courses.

2003

MoU with Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, GOI for MBA in Technology Management.

2003

Formation of Osmania University Alumni Association.

2003

Inauguration of Science Block at University College for Women

2003

MoU with Indian Institute of Chemical Technology for academic collaboration.

2002

Centre for Solid Waste Technology and Management.

2002

Centre for Bio-Terrorism & Public Health Policy.

2002

Centre for Quantitative Methody.

2002

Centre for Artificial Intelligence.

2002

New Research Centres were setup:

2002

Advanced Diploma in Bio-Informatics started at PGRRCDE.

2002

MBA Technology Management started in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry.

2002

M.Sc., Forensic Science started in collaboration with A.P State Forensic Laboratories and National Research Laboratories viz., IICT, CCMB and NGRI.

2002

P.G. Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights in collaboration with World Intellectual Property Organisation, Geneva.

2002

M.Com. (Information Systems Course started in collaboration with Eastern Michigan University' USA.

2001

NAAC Accreditation of Five Stars granted to the University.

2001

ISO 9001 Certification granted to the University College of Engineering.

2000

University of Eastern Michigan, USA

2000

University of Londrina, Brazil

2000

University of North Parana (UNOPAR)

2000

University of California Riverside, USA

2000

International Linkages established through MoU's with:

2000

Established University Foreign Relations Office

2000

Established a separate Directorate of Admissions.

1999

NAAC Accreditation of Five Stars to University College for Women

1999

Faculty of Informatics established. 1999 Faculty of Management established

1998

85th Indian Science Congress.

1997

Centre for Women's Studies established.

1996

Centre for Bio-Technology established.

1996

Centre for Energy Technology established.

1994

Campus Colleges become autonomous

1992

M.Sc. Applied Geo-Chemistry Course started.

1991

Department of Applied Geochemistry created.

1989

MCA Programme introduced.

1987

University College for Women and Nizam College granted autonomy

1985

Post-Graduate Diploma course in Applied Geo-Chemistry initiated.

1982

First University to start Bio-Medical Engineering Course at Under-Graduate level.

1982

Research and Training Unit for Navigational Electronics started

1979

66th Indian Science Congress

1978

First University to introduce Master's Course in Library and Information Science

1977

Institute of Correspondence course started. Later renamed as Centre for Distance Education and presently known as Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education.

1976

Post-Graduate Centres in Rural Areas (of Bhiknoor, Godavarikhani and Kothagudem) founded.

1976

Kothagudem School of Mines established

1975

University College of Commerce and Business Management started

1974

University Computer Centre and Department of Microbiology established.

1968

Golden Jubilee Celebrations. 1969 University College of Technology started.

1967

54th Indian Science Congress

1963

South East Asia's largest 48" Reflecting Telescope at University Observatory-Rangapur set up

1963

Department of Business Management established.

1962

First University in the country to introduce a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism.

1954

Sanskrit Academy founded

1954

41st Indian Science Congress

1950

First University in the country to start Evening College.

1948

Nizam College, established in 1887, disaffiliated from Madras University and affiliated to Osmania University.

1948

Change of Medium of Instruction from Urdu to English.

1942

Commerce Course initiated. 1946 Agriculture and Veterinary Courses started. 1947 Arts and Science College, Secunderabad founded.

1937

24th Indian Science Congress

1928

University College for Education founded. 1929 University College of Engineering established.

1927

Medical Course (M.B.B.S.) initiated.

1924

University College for Women founded.

1923

L.L.B. and M.A. courses introduced.

1918

University Colleges of Arts & Science established.

1918

Osmania University founded as the first University in the country to introduce an Indian Language, Urdu, as the medium of instruction.

 
 


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