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VC opens 5 day photo show

 Hyderabad, 16 August:


" PIXEL", the five day photo exhibition organized by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Osmania University, was inaugurated today by  Prof. S. Ramchandram, Vice Chancellor. A collection of 210 photographs that showcases the History, Infrastructure and visionaries of the Osmania University, are on  display at Arts College, Osmania University.

 The photographs have been categorized into five themes: A peep into the past, Jewels of Osmania, Cogs and Wheels , Written word and Visionaries of Osmania.

Rare black-and-white photographs of the Nizam laying the foundation stone for the University, the Nizam’s Royal family and photographs showing the construction of Arts College and other University buildings form the special attraction of the exhibition, many of which have been sourced from the Emanuel Studio, shot by photographer Late Mr. C.A. Emanuel.

Photographs of special ‘firmans’ issued during the Nizam’s time, sourced from


DATE: 20-08-2017


            The NAAC peer team which visited Osmania University wound up its three-day program here on Saturday. The exit meeting between the University officials and the NAAC peer team members ended on a cordial note and the team was positive about the status and growth of the University.

            The team will now submit its report to NAAC on the grading to be accorded to the varsity.  The entire University staff were engrossed in preparing for the NAAC visit for the past couple of months and the University environs were also spruced up.

            University Officials, Deans, Directors and Heads of the Departments heaved a sigh of relief as they have been waiting for NAAC evaluation for nearly four years.  University officials stated that "we have done our best and we look forward to get good graded".

            The Vice Chancellor, Prof. S. Ramchandram, in a personal message thanked all the stakeholders for their diligence and preparedness. Prof. Sriram Venkatesh, Director, IQAC expressed his gratitude for the all-round support from the University teaching and non teaching staff, students, alumni and parents.



August 15, 2017

71th Independence Day has been celebrated with grandeur at Osmania University.  The main function was held at the Historic OU Arts College building.  Prof. S. Ramachandram, Vice-Chancellor, Osmania University unfurled the National Flag. 

A large number of Faculty, Staff, Research Scholars and Students attended the Independence Day program.

            Prof. S. Ramachandram, Vice-Chancellor, Osmania University also unfurled the National Flag at the Faculty Club and Non-Teaching Home in the OU Campus.  The Flag hoisting ceremony also took place at Campus and Constituent Colleges, Centre for Distance Education, Examination Branch and Hostels.


[Dr. E. Sujatha]

Public Relations Officer