Admissions in Osmania University on merit

Osmania University has not conducted Common Post Graduate Entrance Tests (CPGET) in seven programmes as seats outnumbering the applicants.


The admissions will be done taking merit in the qualifying exam in MA Kannada, Marathi, Persian, PG Diploma in Applied Linguistics, PG Diploma in Functional Hindi and Translation, PG Diploma in Radiological Physics and PG Diploma in Sericulture.

The results of CPGET were announced on Friday. After the results, the details came to light that, this year, 17 programmes including PG and PG Diploma courses received less than 100 applications.

Six Universities:

For the first time, CPGET was conducted for admissions into various PG, PG diploma and five years integrated courses offered by the Osmania University, Kakatiya University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Palamuru University and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Hyderabad.

Students appeared for Entrance:

A total of 78,032 students including 30,150 men, 47,874 women and eight transgender appeared for the entrance tests in 53 subjects which were conducted from July 8 to 20 in 42 centres across the State.

Qualified students:

Of the total, 74,815 candidates comprising 46,004 women, 28,803 men and eight transgender were declared qualified translating the qualifying percentage to 95.88 per cent.


The web-based counselling will commence from August 13 and qualified candidates have to register online. The certificate verification for the registered candidates will be conducted from August 16 to 24 while web options can be exercised from August 18 to 26. Students will be given a day to edit their already exercised web options on August 27. The first phase seat allotment will be done on August 29 and candidates can report at allotted college on or before September 3.

The results of MPEd entrance test will be declared shortly as 25 marks for sports achievement were to be included – TT reports.

The CPGET convener, Prof N Kishan said that a total of 29,600 seats were available in 264 universities, constituent, private aided and unaided colleges in the State.