Hyderabad Central University Admissions, Courses Offered & Entrance Exam Syllabus 2024-25


Hyderabad Central University Admission 2023-2024

The Last date of application for admission to the University of Hyderabad is 3rd May 2023. This deadline is applicable to all the courses offered by the University of Hyderabad.

Admission Overview

  • The University of Hyderabad conducts entrance exam & interview for admission to Integrated M.Sc, Integrated MA, Integrated M.Tech, M.Sc, M.A, MPA, MFA, MBA, MCA, PhD and M.Phil.
  • For admission to post-graduate courses, the candidate needs to hold a Graduation degree with minimum marks for different subjects.
  • A Post-Graduate degree with at least 55% of aggregate marks is required for M.Phil admission.
  • A Valid GATE score is required for admissions to Bioinformatics, IC Technology M.Tech, CS/Artificial Intelligence and Information Technology courses.
  • Admission to M.Sc in Biotechnology is offered through CEEB which is conducted by DBT, Government of India.
  • For MCA in Computer Applications, Seats will be allocated through counselling at the University of Hyderabad.
  • For admissions to MBA courses, a valid CAT score is required. The final admission is offered after the completion of Group Discussion & Interview.
  • Admission to PhD &M.Phil course is granted on the basis of written examination and interview after the required eligibility is cleared.
  • Candidates who have cleared UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ NBHM/ JRF/ ICMR/ ICAR/ DBT will be exempted from the written test for admission to PhD &M.Phil program.
  • The University of Hyderabad provides reservation and fee exemption for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ Defence wards/ Kashmiri Migrants.

Admission Procedure 

The University of Hyderabad follows a central selection procedure for admission to all the programs. The steps to apply are below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of University of Hyderabad.
Step 2: Check the Eligibility Criteria of the program that you want to pursue.
Step 3: Click on the ‘APPLY NOW’ link.
Step 4: Click on the ‘Start New Application’ link.
Step 5: Fill in all your credentials and educational details.
Step 6: Upload your Photo, Signature and Caste Certificate (Applicable only for reserved categories)
Step 7: Click on Submit.
Step 8: Pay the application fees prescribed by the University.

Application Fee

  • For General candidates, the application fee is INR 600.
  • For EWS candidates, the application fee is INR 550.
  • For OBC candidates, the application fee is INR 400.
  • For SC/ ST/ PWD candidates, the application fee is INR 275.
  • Application fee once paid is non-refundable.

Central University of Hyderabad Courses

  • Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics.
  • Animal Biology & Biotechnology.
  • Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences.
  • Plant Biology & Biotechnology.
  • Molecular Microbiology.
  • Health Psychology.
  • Neural & Cognitive Science.

Eligibility & Selection:

  • Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/ Statistics: The candidate should have passed the degree with Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects with a minimum of 60% marks. Candidates holding BA/ B.Sc (Honours) degree in Mathematics/ Statistics with 55% marks can also apply.
    Test (75 marks) & Interview (25 marks) will be conducted.
  • Animal Biology & Biotechnology: Should have passed the B.Sc degree with minimum 60% marks. The written test will be conducted for the admission.
  • Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences: For admission to Ocean & Atmospheric Science courses, minimum 55% marks required in graduation with Mathematics & Physics as compulsory subjects. Candidates holding B.Tech degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering can also apply. The written test will be conducted for the admission.
  • Physics: The candidate should hold a graduation degree in science with a minimum of 60% marks. Physics should be a major subject and Mathematics should be an optional subject. Candidates who hold a B.Sc degree with 55% aggregate marks and 60% in Physics, Electronics or Mathematics can also apply.
    Test (75 marks) & Interview (25 marks) are conducted.
  • Chemistry: Science with at least 60% marks in aggregate of Chemistry and other science subjects, preferably Physics & Mathematics.
    Test (75 marks) & Interview (25 marks) are conducted.
  • Biochemistry: Science degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate of science subjects. The candidate must have studied either Chemistry or Biochemistry as one of the main subjects. A written test is conducted for admission.
  • Plant Biology & Biotechnology: The candidate should hold a graduation degree in science with at least 60% marks overall. One of the mentioned subjects should be a major paper: Botany, Microbiology, Chemistry, Genetics, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology. A written test is conducted.
  • Molecular Microbiology: A Graduation degree in science with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks is required. Along with that any one of the mentioned subjects: Genetics, Biochemistry, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Biotechnology and Life Sciences should be one of the main papers. A written test is conducted.
  • Health Psychology: For admission in Health Psychology courses a Graduation with at least 60% marks with Psychology as one of the main subjects. A written test is conducted.
  • Neural & Cognitive Sciences: The candidates should have passed the degree course with minimum 55% marks in any branch of Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science, Medicine graduates are also eligible to apply. A written test will be conducted for the admission.

Hyderabad Central University Integrated Courses Details: (5 Year course)

The duration of Hyderabad Central University integrated courses is 5 years. The integrated courses are available in various disciplines of M.A and M.Sc.

Integrated Courses & Number of Seats
Course Duration- 5 Years

M.A. Humanities:- 5 Years- Integrated

  • Telugu:  Number of Seats- 19
  • Language Sciences: Number of Seats- 19
  • Hindi: Number of Seats- 10

M.A. Social Sciences- 5 Years- Integrated

  • Economics: Number of Seats- 14
  • History: Number of Seats- 13
  • Political Science: Number of Seats- 13
  • Sociology: Number of Seats- 14
  • Anthropology: Number of Seats- 13

MSc – 5 Years- Integrated

  • Applied Geology: Number of Seats- 10
  • Mathematical Sciences: Number of Seats- 20
  • Physics: Number of Seats- 20
  • Chemical Sciences: Number of Seats- 20
  • Systems Biology: Number of Seats- 20
  • Health Psychology: Number of Seats- 20

Master in Optometry 6 Years- Integrated
Number of Seats- 28
Postgraduate Courses – Duration: 2 & 3 Years

  • Sc. Health Psychology: Number of Seats- 15
  • Sc. Molecular Microbiology: Number of Seats- 15
  • Sc. Neural and Cognitive Sciences: Number of Seats- 20
  • Sc. Plant Biology & Biotechnology- Number of Seats- 23
  • Sc. Animal Biology and Biotechnology: Number of Seats- 23
  • Sc. Statistics – Operations Research: Number of Seats- 25
  • Sc. Biochemistry: Number of Seats- 28
  • Sc. Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics: Number of Seats- 50
  • Sc. Physics: Number of Seats- 56
  • Sc. Chemistry: Number of Seats- 56

Eligibility & Selection Process

  • For all the subjects, the minimum mark required in 10+2 is 60% with the concerned subject as one of the main subjects.
  • For Mathematics and Hindi, there is an entrance test along with an interview. The written test carries 75 marks, and the interview carries 25 marks.
  • For all the other subjects, only the written test is conducted.

Admission to University of Hyderabad: M.Sc Admission 2023
The Science department of the University of Hyderabad is one of the best in South India. The courses offered by the university include both core subjects and modern applied subjects.

PG Courses Eligibility & Selection Procedure

MA Admission
The University of Hyderabad offers MA in many subjects of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Courses Offered- MA

  • English.
  • Philosophy.
  • Hindi.
  • Telugu.
  • Urdu.
  • Applied Linguistics.
  • Comparative Literature.
  • Economics.
  • History.
  • Political Science.
  • Sociology.
  • Anthropology.

Eligibility & Selection Process

  • For all the subjects, there is a Written Test conducted. The admission is granted based on merit secured in the Written Test.
  • English: At least 50% marks overall in the Bachelor’s Degree. If English is an optional subject, the candidate needs to secure 50% in English. If English is a compulsory subject, the candidate needs to secure 55% in English.
  • Philosophy: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Hindi: Bachelor’s Degree/Post-Graduate Diploma in Hindi/ PGDTS with at least 40% marks and Hindi as a subject.
  • Telugu: Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks overall. If Telugu is an optional subject, the candidate needs to secure 50% in Telugu. If Telugu is a compulsory subject, the candidate needs to secure 55% in Telugu.
  • Urdu: Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks overall. Minimum 50% in Urdu/ Persian/ Arabic as optional paper. Minimum 55% in Urdu/ Persian/ Arabic as compulsory paper.
  • Applied Linguistics: At least 50% marks in Graduation with English as a compulsory or optional paper.
  • Comparative Literature: Graduation with English as a compulsory or optional paper with minimum 50% overall marks.
  • Economics: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with at least 50% marks. Candidates holding bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or any of the Social Sciences subjects with 60% marks can also apply.
  • History: The candidate needs to hold a graduation degree with minimum 50% marks in History or 55% in Economics, Public Administration, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Indology, Archaeology, Ancient Indian History & Culture. If the candidate holds a bachelor’s degree with 60% aggregate marks, he or she can also apply.
  • Political Science: At least 50% marks in graduation in any subject of Social Science & Humanities.
  • Sociology: At least 50% in graduation with 50% in Sociology or 50% in aggregate in all the Social science subjects, Philosophy, Communication and Linguistics. Candidates holding any Bachelor degree with 60% marks can also apply.
  • Anthropology: Any Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks.

MCA Admission
The University of Hyderabad offers an MCA course in Computer Applications.
Eligibility & Selection:

  • First Class Bachelor’s degree is mandatory with at least 60% marks, in any science discipline.
  • Mathematics is a mandatory subject in 10+2.
  • NIMCHET 2023 scores will be the only criteria of admission.
  • Seats will be allocated through counseling session at the University.

MBA Admission
The University of Hyderabad offers MBA in nine disciplines.
Courses Offered- MBA

  • General MBA.
  • Human Resource Management.
  • Marketing.
  • Finance.
  • Operations Management.
  • Banking.
  • Entrepreneurship.
  • Business Analytics.
  • Health Care & Hospital Management.

Eligibility & Selection:

  • At least 60% marks in graduation (3 years or 4 years) in any discipline.
  • Mandatory CAT score.
  • GD and Interview are conducted.
  • Final admission is granted based on CAT score along with GD/ PI score.

M.Tech Admission
The Engineering & Technology Department of University of Hyderabad offers M.Tech in various fields.

Courses Offered- M. Tech

  • Computer Science.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • Information technology.
  • Computational Techniques.
  • C. Technology.
  • Mineral Exploration.
  • Materials Engineering.

Eligibility & Selection:

  • Valid GATE score is mandatory.
  • Written Test & Interview is conducted for all the M.Tech programs.
  • For Computer Science, Information Technology & Artificial Intelligence: At least 60% marks required in B.Tech/ MCA or M.Sc in Computer Science, Information Sciences or Electronics.
  • For Computational Techniques, L.C. Technology, Bioinformatics, Mineral Exploration & Materials Engineering: B.E or B.Tech is mandatory in relevant field with minimum 55% aggregate marks.

Admission to the Central University of Hyderabad: PhD & M.Phil Admission 2023

The University of Hyderabad offers many doctoral & research courses in several fields.
Programs Offered:
M.Phil Program

  • Applied Linguistics.
  • Translation Studies.
  • Comparative Literature.
  • English Language Studies.
  • Dalit &Adivasi Studies & Translation.
  • Political Science.
  • Regional Studies.
  • Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy.
  • Indian Diaspora.
  • Gender Studies.

PhD Program

  • Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics / Operations Research
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Electronics Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant Sciences
  • Animal Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • English
  • Philosophy
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Sanskrit Studies
  • English Language Studies
  • Dalit and Adivasi Studies and Translation
  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Regional Studies
  • Folk Culture Studies
  • Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy
  • Indian Diaspora
  • Science, Technology and Society Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Gandhian Economic Thoughts
  • Dance
  • Theatre Arts
  • Communication
  • Management Studies
  • Medical Sciences
  • Materials Engineering
  • Nano Science and Technology
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Gender Studies
  • Cognitive Science
  • Language Endangered Studies

M.Phil & PhD -Eligibility & Selection Procedure

  • For both M.Phil and PhD, a Master’s degree in the relevant subject is compulsory, with a minimum of 55% overall marks.
  • For SC/ ST/ PWD candidates, the minimum mark is 50%.
  • A written test will be conducted followed by an interview
  • The written test carries 75 marks, and Interview carries 25 marks.
  • Admission is granted on the basis of performance in the written test & Interview.
  • Candidates who have qualified UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ NBHM/ JRF/ ICMR/ ICAR/ DBT will be exempted from the written test for admission to research programs like PhD & M.Phil.

The University of Hyderabad Syllabus for Academic Session-2023

MBA (Master of Business Administration) Syllabus

  • MBA.
  • Health Care & Hospital Management
  • Business Analytics

MSc (Master of Science) Syllabus

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

  • Statistics-OR
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant Biology and Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Health Psychology
  • Neural Á Cognitive Science
  • MCA.
  • MPH.

Syllabus for MA (Master of Arts)

  • English
  • Philosophy
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Communication (Communication & Media Studies, Print Journalism & New Media,Television & Radio)

MPA (Master of Performing Arts) Syllabus

  • Dance (Kuchipudi/Bharatanatyam)
  • Theatre Arts

University of Hyderabad M.F.A (Master of Fine Arts) Syllabus

  • Painting/Print Making/Sculpture
  • Art History

University of Hyderabad Admission 2023 Entrance Exam Schedule


University of Hyderabad Admission 2023 Hall Ticket (HCU Admit Card)

The HCU Admit Card can be downloaded from the official website of the University of Hyderabad given below:

How to Download the HCU Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of the University https://www.uohyd.ac.in/admissions/
  • Login with the application number and date of birth
  • Click on “Continue” to submit the required details
  • Download the hall ticket from the new window
  • Take a print out and carry this hall ticket for the exam

All the candidates should carry the admit card with a passport size photo affixed on it along with a valid ID proof. The address of the examination center, the duration of the exams and timings of the exam are mentioned on the hall ticket.

Hyderabad Central University Examination Centres.

The examination centres of Central University Hyderabad as per last year are given below.

  • Gujarat University, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Pin Code-380009. Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, Mizoram.
  • Sri Sai Baba National Degree College, Govt. Hospital Road, Anantapur RV. Teachers” College, II Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore. Karnataka.
  • University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Airport Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Pin Code- 462033.
  • PG Department of Political Science Lltkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Pin Code-751004, Odisha.
  • St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri, Kozhikode. Pin Code-673008. Kerala.
  • The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 4 Cross Road, CIT Campus, Taramani, Chennai — Pin Code-600 011. Tamilnadu.
  • PSG Institute of Management, PB No. 1668, Avinashi Road, Peelamedu_ Coimbatore Sri Venkateswara College, (University of Delhi), Benito Juarez Road, Dhaula Kuan, Pin Code 110 021. Delhi
  • Dimapur Government College, Oriental Colony, Dimapur — Pin Code 797112 – Nagaland.
  • Arts Building, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Pin Code -781014, Assam –
  • College for Integrated Studies, South Campus, University of Hyderabad, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Pin 500046 Telanagana.
  • Jaipur National University (Seedling College Campus), Near New RTO Office, Jaipur.Pin 302025. Rajasthan.
  • Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College, Canal Road, Jammu (J & K)
  • Yogi Vemana University College, Kadapa- 516005 SRR Govt_ Arts & Science College Karimnagar, Jagtial Road, Karimnagar Jadavpur University, Mechanical Building, Kolkata — Pin 700032. West Bengal.
  • Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Vidya Vihar, Raebarely Road, Lucknow — Pin code- 226 026 (UP)
  • Department of Polymer, Science & Rubber Technology, CUSAT, Kochi – Pin- 682022. Kerala.
  • NTR Govt. Degree College for Women, District Stadium Road, Besides R’IV” Bus stand, Manabubnagar, Telangana.
  • Tata Institute of *Kial Sciences” marg. Deonar, Mumbai- 400088 Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Opp. Bharat Nagar, Amravati Road, N Nagpur — Pin Code 440033. Maharashtra.
  • Nagarjuna Government College, Hyderabad Road, Ramagiri, Nalgonda. Pin code 508001. Telangana.
  • Girraj Govt. College (Autonomous), Dubba, Nizamabad Patna University, Patna- Bihar.
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University, Ganesh Khind, Pune-411m7 College of Agriculture, NH-6, Mahasamund RoacL Krishak Nagar, Jora, Raipur-Pin Code 492012. Chattisgarh.
  • Ranchi University, Shahid Chowk, Ranchi- Jharkhand.
  • UGC Academic Staff College, NEHU, Permanent Campus, Umshing Mawk, Shillong 793022 Humanities BIKKk, Examination Halls S.v. Oriental Degree & PG College, KT Road, Tirupati – Pin Code 517501. Andhra Pradesh.
  • Velagapudi Durgamba Siddhartha Law College, Kanuru, Vijaywada- Pin code 520007, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi- Uttar Pradesh
  • Department of Commerce & Management Studies at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam Maharajas College ( Autonomous). Tupakula Vizianagaram• Pin- 535002. Andhra Pradesh.

University Cut –Off

Central University Hyderabad announces its cut off and merit list for various UG and PG programs as per the procedures laid down by the University. Based on the number of seats and reservation criteria, Hyderabad Central University cut-off percentage will be decided every year. Once the cut off list for the present academic year is announced by the University, the cut-off lists for each course will be published on our website.

Hyderabad Central University Syllabus & Exam Question Papers 

Solving the previous year entrance exam papers will help you to understand the pattern of questions and prepare for the exam in the right direction. Here you can find the previous year’s question papers for Diplomas, PG, IMA/IMs. MA, M Sc, MCA, MBA, M.Tech, MFA, MPA,  M.Phil  and PhD courses. The exam question papers from 2010 to 2019 are available for download. You can download the entrance exam syllabus and question papers from the below link.

Hyderabad Central University Distance Education

The distance education department of Hyderabad Central University offers one year PG diploma and other courses through distance mode. Listed below are some of the popular correspondence courses offered by the University.

  • Business Management
  • Environmental Economics
  • Telecommunication
  • Chemical Analysis & Quality Management
  • Computer Application in Indian Languages
  • Consumer Education
  • Human Rights
  • Medicinal Botany
  • Energy Management
  • Environmental Education
  • Translation Studies in Hindi
  • Library Automation & Networking
  • Cyber Laws & Intellectual Property Rights
  • Communicative English

PhD Programs – 2010 to 2019-
M Phil Programs– 2010 to 2019
M Tech Programs-
Materials Engineering  -2010 to 2015
Computational Techniques- 2013 & 2014
Materials Engineering – 2010 to 2015
Microelectronics & VLSI Design-2019
Nano Science & Technology- 2010 to 2014 and 2019

Science Courses: 2010 to 2019
MBA Programs:
Business Analytics- 2017 to 2019
Health Care & Hospital Management- 2010 to 2019
MCA Programs- 2010 to 2017
MA Courses – 2010 to 2019
ACRHEM- 2010 TO 2015 AND 2017 TO 2019
MFA- 2010 TO 2019
IMA / IMSc  Courses- 2010 T0 2019
PG Diploma Courses- 2010 to 2015

Hyderabad Central University Contact Details

Address:  Hyderabad Central University Rd, CUC, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Pin- 500046
Telephone: +91 4023130000
Email:  ce@uohyd.ernet.in
Controller of Examinations:
Telephone: +91 40 23010248,  23132101
E-Mail: ce@uohyd.ernet.in
Registrar- Admissions
Telephone Nos: +91 40 23010245, 23132100
EMail: registrar@uohyd.ernet.in
Official Website: http://www.uohyd.ac.in/

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