Osmania University Common Entrance Test [OUCET]

OUCET 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 11th June 2018 To 11th June 2018
Result Date : 15th June 2018

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Eligibility Criteria for OUCET 2018

Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences:

  • Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with minimum 40% marks in the aggregate of Part-II (or Part-I for languages).
  • For SC/ST candidates passing the qualifying examination is sufficient. the eligibility conditions are as mentioned in column (4) of the Table below.
  • The candidates with a compartment and secured the required percentage of marks are also eligible.

Course

Duration

Entrance Test to be taken

Eligibility Conditions

English

Two Years

English

Must have studied the concerned language either in Part-I or in Part-II of the qualifying examination for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

Must have obtained 40% marks in that part (Part-I or Part-II of the qualifying examination), where the candidate has studied the concerned language.

Hindi

Two Years

Hindi

Telugu

Two Years

Telugu

Arabic

Two Years

Arabic

Urdu

Two Years

Urdu

Sanskrit

Two Years

Sanskrit

Kannada

Two Years

Kannada

Marathi

Two Years

Marathi

Persian

Two Years

Persian

 For Persian, in addition to above 1 & 2, any graduate with Persian or Arabic or Urdu as one of the languages either in Part-I or Part-II is eligible.

Economics

Two Years

Economics

 40% marks in Part-II of the graduation with Economics subject as an optional. The candidate must have studied at least four papers of 100 marks each in Economics subject at graduation level. 

History

Two Years

History

 40% marks in Part-II of the graduation with History subject as an optional. The candidate must have studied at least four papers of 100 marks each in History subject at graduation level. 

Political Science

Two Years

Political Science

 40% marks in Part-II of the graduation with Political Science subject as an optional. The candidate must have studied at least four papers of 100marks each in Political Science subject at graduation level.

Public Administration

Two Years

Public Administration

 40% marks in Part-II of the graduation with Public Administration subject as an optional. The candidate must have studied at least four papers of 100marks each in Public Administration subject at graduation level.

Philosophy

Two Years

Philosophy

 Any B.A/B.Sc /B.Com. Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks. 

Sociology

Two Years

Sociology

Any Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks.

MSW

Two Years

MSW

Any Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks.

AIHCA`

Two Years

AIHCA

Any Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks.

Journalism and Mass Communication

Two Years

Journalism and Mass Communication

Any Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks.

B.Lib.I.Sc.

One Year

M.Lib.I.Sc (2 years) /
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc)

Any Graduate with 40% marks.

M.Lib.I.Sc

Two Years

M.Lib.I.Sc

One Year

M.Lib.I.Sc (1 year)

B.Lib.I.Sc. with 40% marks.

Psychology

Two Years

Psychology

 40% marks in Part-II with Psychology as an optional at B.A. / B.M.R. / M.Ed. / M.A.(Education) / M.Sc. (Home Science) / Diploma in Child Psychology or Industrial Psychology.

Islamic Studies

Two Years

Islamic Studies

 Any graduate with Islamic studies / Philosophy / History / Commerce / Sociology / Political Science / Economics / Urdu / Persian / Arabic as one of the optional in Part-II with 40& marks.
or
Any graduate with Arabic / Persian / Urdu as the second language in part-I with 40% marks.
or
Any graduate (with 40% marks) with Diploma in Arabic / Persian / Urdu from OU or any recognized institution by OU.

Linguistics

Two Years

Linguistics

 A Graduate (with 40% marks in Part-II) in B.A. / B.Sc./ B.Com. with any language subject having studied for two years for a minimum of 200 marks.

Theatre Arts

Two Years

Theatre Arts

 Any B.A/B.Sc /B.Com. Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks. The candidates must have a minimum of two years of stage experience. Knowledge of Telugu is desirable. Candidates who are dumb, deaf or blind or stammer or Physically Handicapped are not eligible. Candidates qualified in the entrance test have to appear for an aptitude test.

Note:

  1. B.Com candidates are not eligible for M.A. Economics.
  2. For languages course like B.E., B.TEch., B.Pharm. etc are not eligible.
  3. The candidates with other than B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. the qualifications like B.E., B. Tech., B. Pharmacy, LLB
    (5 yrs), B.C.A., etc. must go through the eligibility conditions before applying to ensure their eligibility.

Faculties for Science:

  • Duration of all the courses is of two years.
  • Candidates should pass B.Sc., B.A., or its equivalent examination with minimum 40% marks in the aggregate of Part-II (for SC/ST candidates a pass in the qualifying examination is sufficient) and studied the subject(s) mentioned in column(3) of the Table below as optional(s) at the bachelor’s degree level.
  • The candidates with a compartment and secured the required percentage of marks are also eligible.

Subject (s)

Entrance Test to be written

Subject(s) that must have studied at Under Graduate Level

Botany

Botany

Botany

Zoology

Zoology

Zoology

Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry

Computer Science

Computer Science

Mathematics and Computer Science or

Mathematics and Computer Applications

 Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics with Computer Science 

Mathematics

Mathematics

 Statistics, Applied Statistics

Statistics

Statistics, and Mathematics

Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Geophysics

Physics

Physics and Mathematics

Electronics

Electronics

Electronics and Mathematics

 Geology, Applied Geochemistry

Geology

Geology

Geography

Geography

B.A. with Geography or B.Sc. Graduate

Geo-informatics

Geo-informatics

B.A. with Geography or B.Sc. / B.Tech. / B.E. / B.C.A Graduate

 

Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics, Microbiology

 

Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics, Microbiology (BCBTESFSG&M)

  1. For all the courses under BCBTESFSGM, the candidates must have studied Chemistry as one of the optional subjects in Part-II at B.Sc. level.
  2. In addition to the above, one of the following subjects must have also been studied as one of the optional in Part-II at the graduate level: Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology.
  3. However, for Biochemistry and Forensic Science courses, candidates with Physics as one of the optional, in addition to (1) above, at graduation level are also eligible. 

Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition & Dietics

  1. The candidates must have studied Chemistry as one of the optional subjects in Part-II at B.Sc. level.
  2. In addition to the above, one of the following subjects must have also been studied as one of the optional in Part-II at graduation level: Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology.
  3. In addition to (1) & (2) above, the candidates must have studied any one of the following as optional subject at graduation level: Food and Nutrition, Applied Nutrition & Public Health, Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics and Food Science & Quality Control. 

Note:

  1. B.Pharm. / B.Sc.(MLT) / B.Sc. (Nursing) / B.Sc. (Ag) / B.Sc (Home Science) / B.Tech. / B.E.Graduates are not eligible for M.Sc. Courses. However B.E./B.Tech graduate are eligible for M.Sc (Geo-Informatics) and any B.Sc. graduates are eligible for M.Sc. (Geography).
  2. Candidates who have passed B.Sc. (Chemical Technology) of Loyola Academy, Secunderabad is eligible for admission into M.Sc. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biochemistry.
  3. Candidates who have passed B.Sc. with i) Maths, Physics and Computer & Information Science offered by University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad ii) B.Sc. (Computer Science Engineering) offered by Loyola Academy, Secunderabad is eligible for admission into M.Sc. Computer Science. BCA candidates are not
    eligible for M.Sc. Computer Science.
  4. Candidates who have passed B.Sc. with Biological Chemistry offered by University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad are eligible for admission into M.Sc. (Chemistry) and BCBTESFSG&M courses.
  5. Reservation for in-service teachers/Laboratory Assistant:
    Two seats in each of the subjects, viz. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology are reserved for in-service Teacher / Lab. Assistants sponsored by the relevant authority subject to appearance and qualifying at the Entrance Test. Out of these two seats, one seat is reserved for teacher candidates and the other one is for Lab Assistant. The criteria for admission are given below.
  • The candidate should qualify for the Entrance Test in the subject(s) concerned.
  • The candidates should have put in a minimum three years of continuous service.
  • Teacher candidates are to be sponsored by the Director of School Education, Government of Telangana. The Laboratory Assistants should be sponsored by the Director of Higher Education, Govt. of Telangana. (this is applicable to Laboratory Assistants working in Govt. Colleges and Govt. Aided Private Colleges). For Laboratory Assistants Working in Campus and Constituent Colleges of O.U., a letter of permission from the Registrar, Osmania University should be submitted.Such Teacher candidates/Lab. Assistants have to submit the relieving order from their respective institutions before joining the course without which their admission will not be entertained.

      6. Supernumerary seat for M.Sc. Geophysics: One supernumerary seat is reserved for a nominee of National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) at the University College of Science. They are required to take the Entrance Test and become eligible.

Faculty of Commerce:

Commerce

Duration

Entrance Test to be taken

Eligibility Conditions

M.Com

Two years

M.Com

B.Com. with 40% marks in Part-II (A pass in the qualifying examination is sufficient for SC/ST candidates)

M.Com

Two years

P.G. Diploma in Tacation

One year


Faculty of Education:

Course

Duration

Entrance Test to be taken

Eligibilty Conditions (as per NCTE Guidelines)

M.Ed.*

Two years

M.Ed.

B.Ed. Degree with 55% Marks (50% for SC/ST/BC candidates)

M.P.Ed.

Two years

M.P.Ed

B.P.Ed./B.P.E. with 55% Marks (50% for SC/ST/BC candidates)

 *Special category seats are within sanctioned intake.

List of PG Diploma Course:

 P.G. Diploma in Urdu Paleography i

 P.G. Diploma in Functional Hindi and Translation i

Course

Eligibility Conditions *

 P.G. Diploma in Digital Information Management (PGDDIM)

 A pass in M.Lib.I.Sc or B.Lib.I.Sc. or an equivalent course. 

) M.A. in Urdu or ii) Paleography I Languages) in Urdu with 50% of marks. 

 

P.G. Diploma in Applied Linguistics

 

 P.G. Degree in Language/Literature or M.Sc. in Speech and Hearing or any other related subject which offers any one of the branches (Theoretical or Applied) of linguistics as one of the papers.

) M.A. in Hindi or ii) M.A. in any IndTranslation ind having Hindi, either as optional or as Second Language, at Degree level.

P.G. Diploma in Museology

 

For fresh candidates: i) A Pass in M.A. (A.I.H.C.A.) with 50% marks with Museology as one of the subjects of study or ii) A pass in M.A. (History) with Medieval History paper as a specialization with 50% marks. For in-service candidates: i) A pass in Bachelor Degree with 3 years relevant experience in museums.
Out of 12 seats, 6 seats will be offered for fresh candidates and remaining 6 seats for the in-service candidates.

P.G. Diploma in Archival Science and Manuscriptology

 

 For fresh candidates: A pass in M.A. (A.I.H.C.A) / M.A (History) / M.A. (Indian Culture) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
For in-service candidates: I) A Bachelor Degree with 3-year relevant experience in Archives / Record rooms and libraries including Oriental manuscript libraries.
Out of 12 seats, 6 seats are offered for fresh students and remaining 6 seats are offered for in-service candidates.

PG Diploma in Geographical Cartography

 

 i) B.A., B.Sc., or M.Sc. degree of a recognized University in Geography, Geology, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics with 40% of marks in the aggregate or ii) Five year Diploma in Architecture, Fine Arts or Commercial Arts with a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate or iii) Bachelor of Architecture or iv) Graduate of any University with 40% of marks in the aggregate with at least one year experience in mapping in a Government / Quasi Government Institution. 

 

PG Diploma in Psychological Counselling

 

 B.A. Psychology / B.Ed ./ Degree or Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology / B.Sc. Nursing / B.S.W. / M.Sc. Home Science with Child Development / Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy / Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Law / P.G. Diploma in Marriage and Family Counselling / P. G. Diploma in Child Psychology / P. G. Diploma in Personal Management and Industrial Relations. For applying to the course, a minimum of 40% marks in the qualifying examination is required. 

*A pass in the qualifying examination is sufficient for SC/ST candidates.

List of 5-year Integrated P.G. Programmes and Eligibility Conditions:

Name of the Course  Eligibility Conditions   Entrance Test to be taken
M.Sc. in Chemistry  The Candidates must have passed 10+2 education (Intermediate or equivalent with MPC / BPC/ MBPC Groups) as recognized by Board of Intermediate Education, T.S. with a  minimum of 50% marks (a pass mark is sufficient for SC/ST candidates).

Chemistry

(5yrs.) 

M.Sc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry 
 M.A. in Applied Economics The Candidates must have passed 10+2 education (Intermediate or equivalent with 50% marks (a pass mark is sufficient for SC / ST candidates). 

Economics

(5yrs.) 

M.B.A The Candidates must have passed 10+2 education(Intermediate or equivalent) with 50% marks (a pass mark is sufficient for SC / ST candidates).

M.B.A

(5yrs.)

M.B.A

 NOTE: MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR OUCET 2018 BEFORE APPLYING

Nationality and Domicile for OUCET 2018:

  • Only Indian Nationality candidates are eligible for OUCET 2018.
  • Candidate should be from the state of Telangana only in order to apply for OUCET 2018.
  • Candidate should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Telangana State Educational Institutions or 1974 as subsequently amended.  
  • Candidate should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirement as per TS GO MS NO 25 & 108to apply for OUCET 2018.
  • For the candidate whose nationality is other than India should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned before applying for OUCET 2018.

Educational Qualifications for applicants of OUCET 2018:

  • All the courses are of 2 years duration.
  • Candidates should pass B.SC, B.A (or) equivalent examination will minimum 40% in the aggregate (Part-2)
  • A candidate appearing in the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply for the entrance test.
  • Candidates should be required to produce marks memo and pass certificate at the time of admission.
  • Candidate should have scored at least 40% in the aggregate (Part-2)
  • In the case of SC/ST candidates having a pass in the qualifying examination is sufficient.
  • Candidates passing the Bachelors Degree examination are also eligible.
  • Candidates must ensure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria before appearing for the entrance test, given in official website.

Age Limit for Candidates attempting OUCET 2018:

  • There is no age restriction for OUCET 2018 - Self Financing.
  • However maximum eligible age for obtaining a Fee Reimbursement in OUCET 2018 with respect of SC/ST and BC is 34 Years.
  • Maximum eligible age for obtaining a Fee Reimbursement in OUCET 2018 in respect of EBC/Minorities/Disabled id 30 Years.

 

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