Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), Hyderabad formerly known as Andhra Pradesh Open University

Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), Hyderabad formerly known as Andhra Pradesh Open University was established in 1982 through an Act of Andhra Pradesh State Legislature, subsequently, the University was renamed as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University in 1991 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. The establishment of this University, the first of its kind in India, heralded an era of affirmative action on the part of the Government for providing opportunities of higher education to all sections of society and catering to the changing individual and social needs. Hence the motto of the University is Education for all.

The University offers an alternative channel to those who missed the opportunities for higher education. The University caters specially to women, working people and those who want to improve their academic qualifications and professional skills. The University lays special focus on socially disadvantaged and geographically isolated people who never had access to higher education earlier.

Campus of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University –

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University is located on a panoramic elevated site of 53.63 acres in Jubilee Hills; the University houses impressive buildings, green lawns and tree-lined roads. The KU-Band earth station is also located in the University campus.

Why Choose Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University?

  • BRAOU provides access to a large number of heterogeneous learners cutting across the differences in age, gender, location and choice of courses.
  • The University innovatively designs the undergraduate curriculum as foundation courses, core courses and application-oriented courses.
  • It creates a wide network of learner support systems.
  • It reaches out to the unreached through multiple media including broadcast and telecast modes.
  • It also enhances the interactivity of instruction through live phone-in and teleconferencing.
  • The University offers courses in three mediums of instruction – English, Telugu and Urdu.

Facilities at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University –

  • Library
  • Class Rooms
  • Computer Center
  • Conference Hall
  • Auditorium
  • Guest House
Master of Arts in History
Master of Arts in Political Science
Master of Arts in Public Administration
Master of Arts in English
Master of Commerce
Master of Science in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Master of Science in Chemistry
Master of Science in Botany
Master of Science in Environmental Science
Master of Science in Physics
Master of Science in Zoology
Post Graduate Diploma In Marketing Management
Post Graduate Diploma In Business Finance
Post Graduate Diploma In Writing for Mass Media
Bachelor of Commerce 
Bachelor of Science
Master of Arts in Sociology
Master of Arts in Telugu
Master of Arts in Hindi
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts in Urdu
Master of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Education in Special Education 
Master of Education
Master of Business Administration 
Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management
Bachelor Degree in Library & Information Science(BLISc)
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations


Name : Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University
Location : Prof.G.Ram Reddy Marg
Road No: 46 – Jubilee Hills
City : Hyderabad
State : Andhra Pradesh
Country : India
Contact No : 040-23680000
Contact Email : registrar@braou.ac.in
Website : http://www.braou.ac.in/


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