University of Hyderabad (UoH), Hyderabad was established in 1974 with Prof. Gurbaksh Singh as its first Vice Chancellor, UoH – also known as Hyderabad Central University or HCU- has emerged as a leading centre of teaching and research. UoH is one of the major institutions of higher education in India is largely devoted to postgraduate studies and is widely known for its excellence in research and for its distinguished faculty. With 46 different departments and centres organized in 10 schools of study, the university has over 400 faculties and over 5000 students.
The University has built up a reputation for providing high quality academic training, and has been recognized through a number of awards: PURSE, given by the Prime Minister of India, a grading of A, which is the highest, by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). International measures of research excellence also show the preeminence of UoH – the University is counted among the top 100 in Asia in many of its academic areas of study.
The University offers close to 150 different programs of study ranging from doctoral studies to Masters level degrees, as well as a range of post graduate diplomas and short term courses by Distance mode. It also has a thriving Five year Integrated Masters Programme. The University hosts an ever increasing number of foreign scholars in the highly popular Study in India Programme.
Campus of University of Hyderabad –
The UoH campus is situated at GachiBowli, which is 20kms away from Hyderabad city. The campus is spread across 2300 acres of land. A large number of institutions find their home in this campus and they have close academic links with them.
Facilities at University of Hyderabad –
- Computing Centres
- Central Instruments Laboratory
- Health Centre
- Physical Education
- Campus Guest House
Schools under University of Hyderabad –
The university is divided into the following schools, each of which offers multiple post-graduate/research courses in their respective domains.
- School of Mathematics and Computer/Information Sciences
- School of Physics
- School of Chemistry
- School of Life Sciences
- School of Humanities
- School of Social Sciences
- Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication
- School of Management Studies
- School of Medical Sciences
- School of Engineering Sciences & Technology