Osmanina University Common Entrance Test - OUCET 2016

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OUCET 2016 Entrance Exam

Osmania University Common Entrance Tests (OUCET) are being conducted by Osmania University for admissions into various PG, PG Diploma and 5-Year Integrated Programs offered by Osmania, Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi and Palamuru Universities. The Directorate of Admissions, Osmania University has been successfully carrying out the gigantic task of conducting entrance tests and admissions into various courses offered by the University and its affiliating institutions since 2000 – 2001 academic year.

Osmania University Common Entrance Tests ( OUCET ) invites application for PG Courses  for the academic year of 2016 – 2017.

OUCET 2016 Specialization

A. Post Graduate Courses 
I. Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences :
Subject Code Name of the Subject
11 Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology ( AIHCA )
12 Arabic
13 Master of Communication and Journalism ( M.C.J. )
14 Bachelor of Library and Information Science ( B.L.I.Sc. ) / M.L.I.Sc. ( 2 yrs. Integrated )
15 Economics
16 English
17 Hindi
18 History
19 Islamic Studies
20 Kannada
21 Linguistics
22 Marathi
23 Master of Library and Information Science ( M.L.I.Sc )
24 Master of Social Work ( M.S.W )
25 Persian
26 Philosophy
27 Political Science
28 Psychology
29 Public Administration
30 Sanskrit
31 Sociology
32 Tamil
33 Telugu
34 Theatre Arts
35 Urdu
II. Faculties of Commerce :
41 M.Com
III. Faculties of Education :
51 M.Ed.
52 M.P.Ed.
IV. Faculties of Science :
61 Botany
62 Chemistry
63 Computer Science
64 Electronics
65 Geography
66 Geo – informatics
67 Geology
68 Mathematics
69 Physics
70 Zoology
71 Biochemistry / Biotechnology Environmental Science / Forensic Science / Genetics / Microbiology / Nutrition & Dietetics ( BCBTESFSGMN&D )

PG Diploma Courses 

81 Digital Information Management
82 Urdu Palaeography
83 Applied Linguistics
84 Functional Hindi and Translation
85 Child Psychology
86 Museology
87 Archival Science and Manuscriptology
88 Geographical Cartography
89 Psychological Counselling
90 Advanced PG Diploma in Biostatistics

5 Years. Integrated Programs 

95 Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Chemistry ( 5 yrs )
96 Economics ( 5 yrs )
97 M.B.A ( 5 yrs )

OUCET 2016 Eligibility Criteria

A. Faculties of Arts and Social Science

Eligibility Conditions and Entrance Tests to be taken :

  1. The eligibility conditions are as mentioned in the column-3 of the table below.
  2. The candidates passing the examination compartmentally and securing required percentage of marks are also eligible. A Pass in the qualifying examination is sufficient for SC / ST candidates.
Course Duration Eligibility Conditions Entrance Test to be taken
Languages Two years 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.For Persian, in addition to above, any graduate with Persian or Arabic or Urdu as one of the languages either in Part-I or Part-II is eligible. Concerned Subject
Economics*/ History/ Political Science/ Public Administration Two years 40% marks in Part-II of the graduation with concerned subject as an optional. The candidate must have studied at least four papers of 100 marks each in the concerned subject at graduation level. Concerned Subject
Philosophy / Theatre Arts ** Two years Any B.A./B.Sc. /B.Com. graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks. Concerned Subject
Sociology / MSW / AIHCA Two years Any Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks. Concerned Subject
M.C.J. Two years Any Graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks. M.C.J. Entrance Test
B.L.I.Sc. One year Any Graduate with 40% marks. B.L.I.Sc. / M.L.I.Sc.(2 yrs.) Entrance Test
M.L.I.Sc. (2 yrs.Integrated) Two years
M.L.I.Sc. One year B.L.I.Sc. with 40% marks. M.L.I.Sc. Entrance Test
Psychology Two years 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. Psychology
Islamic Studies Two years Any graduate with Islamic studies / Philosophy / History / Commerce / Sociology / Political Science / Economics /Urdu / Persian / Arabic as one of the optionals in part-II with 40% marks.orAny graduate with Arabic / Persian / Urdu as second language in part-I with 40% marks.orAny graduate (with 40% marks) with Diploma in Arabic / Persian / Urdu from OU or any recognized institution by OU. Islamic Studies
Linguistics Two years 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. Linguistics

Note:

  1. * B.Com candidates are not eligible for M.A. Economics.
  2. **For admission into M.A. ( Theatre Arts ), 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 at the entrance test have to appear for an aptitude test.
  3. The candidates with other than B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. qualification 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.

B. Faculty of Science

Eligibility Conditions for Admission:

  1. All the courses are of two years duration.
  2. Candidates should have passed B.Sc., B.A., or its equivalent examination with not less than 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.
  3.  Candidates passing the bachelor’s degree examination compartmentally are also eligible provided they secured not less than 40% marks in the aggregate of Part
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 / Biological Chemistry
Computer Science Computer Science Mathematics & Computer Science or Mathematics & 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 and Applied Geochemistry Geology Geology
Geography Geography B.A. with Geography or any B.Sc.
Geo-informatics Geo-informatics B.A. with Geography or any B.Sc. / B.Tech. /B.E. / B.C.A.
Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Forensic  Science, Genetics, Microbiology, Nutrition & Dietetics Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics, Microbiology, Nutrition & Dietetics (BCBTESFSGMN&D) For all the courses under BCBTESFSGMN&D, the candidates must have studied Chemistry as one of the optional subjects in part-II at B.Sc. level.In addition to the above, one of the following subjects must have also been studied as one of the optionals in part-II at graduation level: Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology.However, for Biochemistry and  Forensic  Science courses, candidates with Physics as one of the optionals, in addition to (1) above, at graduation level are also eligible.For Nutrition & Dietetics course, 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 graduates 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 Layola Academy, Secunderabad are 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 Layola Academy, Secunderabad are eligible for admission into M.Sc. Computer Science. BCA candidates are not eligible for M.Sc. Computer Science.

C. Faculty of Commerce

Course Duration Eligibility Conditions # Entrance Test to be taken
M.Com. Two years B.Com.  with 40% marks in Part -II M.Com.
M.Com. (IS) Two years
P.G. Diploma in Taxation One year

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

D. Faculty of Education

Course Duration Eligibility Conditions (as per NCTE Guidelines) Entrance Test to be taken
M.Ed. * Two years B.Ed. Degree with 55% Marks ( 50% for SC / ST / BC candidates ) M.Ed.
M.P.Ed. Two years B.P.Ed. / B.P.E. with 55% Marks ( 50% for SC / ST/  BC candidates ) M.P.Ed.

* Special category seats are within sanctioned intake.

List of PG Diploma Courses and Eligibility Criteria

Course Eligibility Conditions *
P.G. Diploma in Digital Information Management ( PGDDIM ) A pass in M.L.I.Sc. or B.L.I.Sc. or an equivalent course.
P.G. Diploma in Urdu Paleography i) M.A. in Urdu or ii) M.A. (Oriental 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.
P.G. Diploma in Functional Hindi and Translation i) M.A. in Hindi or ii) M.A. in any Indian Language and having Hindi, either as optional or as Second Language, at Degree level.
P.G. Diploma in Child Psychology Any Women  candidate  possessing  a  degree  in  any  Faculty  of  this University or any other University recognized as equivalent there to.
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.
P.G. Diploma in Geographical Cartography i) B.A., B.Sc., M.A., or M.Sc. degree of a recognized University in Geography, Geology, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics with 40% of marks in the aggregate orii) Five year Diploma in Architecture, Fine Arts or Commercial Arts with a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate oriii) 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 qualifying examination is required.
Advanced PG Diploma in Biostatistics M.Sc. / M.A. in Statistics / Applied Statistics / Operations Research / Statistical Quality Control.   For applying to the course, a minimum of 40% marks in qualifying examination is required.

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

Note:

  1. The list of courses offered by different Universities as given above is only tentative.
  2. The eligibility conditions and entrance tests for the courses offered by Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi and Palamuru Universities are same as those of corresponding Osmania University courses. For M.A. (Mass Communication), the entrance test will be that of M.C.J. (2 years course).

5 Year Integrated PG Programs

Name of the Course Offering University Eligibility Conditions Entrance Test to be taken
M.Sc. in Chemistry Osmania & Palamuru Universities 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 (5 yrs.)
M.Sc.in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Telangana & Mahatma Gandhi Universities
M.A. in Applied Economics Telangana University The Candidates must have passed 10+2 education ( Intermediate or equivalent with 50% marks ( a pass mark is sufficient for SC / ST candidates ). Economics (5 yrs.)
M.B.A. Mahatma Gandhi University 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. (5 yrs.)
M.B.A. Telangana University

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OUCET 2016 Application Form

Note : The Hall Tickets along with instructions will be made available in university websites, www.ouadmissions.com and www.osmania.ac.in, at least one week before the commencement of entrance tests. No personal intimation in this regard will be sent to the candidates.

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OUCET 2016 Exam Pattern

  1. The entrance tests in all the subjects will be of 90 minutes duration. Except in M.P.Ed. entrance test, the question paper consists of 100 objective (multiple choice only) type questions for 100 marks. For M.P.Ed., the entrance test will be of 75 multiple choice objective questions for 75 marks. The remaining 25 marks will be awarded by the Department of Physical Education, Osmania University for the Sports achievements of the candidates during the last three years. A table showing the incentive marks for sports achievements at different levels . The decision of the Department of Physical Education, OU will be final and binding in awarding the incentive marks for sports achievements.
  2. The entrance test will consist of any 3 or 4 varieties of objective type items such as analogies, classification, matching, comprehension of a research study / experiment / theoretical point of view, etc., with multiple answers besides the usual multiple choice items. The items will be framed only from the syllabus of entrance test.
  3. Pattern of Entrance Test for Admission to M.Sc. Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics, Microbiology and Nutrition & Dietetics is as follows : Candidates have to appear for a common entrance test, namely BCBTESFSGMN &D comprising of Part – A ( Chemistry for 40 Marks ) and Part – B ( One of the optionals studied at B.Sc. level for 60 Marks. The optionals are Physics, Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology )

OUCET 2016 Issue of Hall Tickets

OUCET 2016 Syllabus

A. Post Graduate Courses

I. Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences :

Subject Code Name of the Subject
11 Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology (AIHCA)
12 Arabic
13 Master of Communication and Journalism (M.C.J.)
14 Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.L.I.Sc.) / M.L.I.Sc. (2 yrs. Integrated)
15 Economics
16 English
17 Hindi
18 History
19 Islamic Studies
20 Kannada
21 Linguistics
22 Marathi
23 Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc) 1 year course
24 Master of Social Work (M.S.W)
25 Persian
26 Philosophy
27 Political Science
28 Psychology
29 Public Administration
30 Sanskrit
31 Sociology
32 Tamil
33 Telugu
34 Theatre Arts
35 Urdu

II. Faculties of Commerce :

Subject Code Name of the Subject
41 M.Com

III. Faculties of Education :

Subject Code Name of the Subject
51 M.Ed.
52 M.P.Ed.

IV. Faculties of Sciences :

Subject Code Name of the Subject
61 Botany
62 Chemistry
63 Computer Science
64 Electronics
65 Geography
66 Geo-informatics
67 Geology
68 Mathematics
69 Physics
70 Statistics
71 Zoology
72 Biochemistry / Biotechnology Environmental Science / Forensic Science / Genetics / Microbiology / Nutrition & Dietetics (BCBTESFSGMN&D)

B. PG Diploma Courses :

Subject Code Name of the Subject
81 Advanced PGD in Biostatistics
82 PGD in Applied Linguistics
83 PGD in Archival Science and Manuscriptology
84 PGD in Child Psychology
85 PGD in Digital Information Management
86 PGD in Functional Hindi and Translation
87 PGD in Geographical Cartography
88 PGD in Museology
89 PGD in Psychological Counselling
90 PGD in Urdu Palaeography

C. 5 Years Integrated Programs :

Subject Code Name of the Subject
95 Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Chemistry (5 yrs)
96 Economics (5 yrs)
97 M.B.A (5 yrs)

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OUCET 2016 Results

Osmanina University Common Entrance Test Results likely to be declared in the month of June, 2016

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OUCET 2016 Important Dates

Useful Links

To Apply  : http://oucet.ouadmissions.com/Registration.aspx

Contact Details 

The Director,
Directorate of Admissions,
Near PGRR Centre for Distance Education,
Osmania University Campus,
Hyderabad-500 007 , Telangana,
Telephone No : 040 – 27090136,
Email : admissionsou@gmail.com
Websites : www.osmania.ac.in, www.ouadmissions.com

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