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List of Universities in Hyderabad

Updated on: Mar 13, 2013

Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, is also the biggest metropolitan city of India. The city is known by the name of 'City of Pearls'. In old times, Hyderabad used to be the global center of the diamond and pearls trade. However, in the early 21st century, it made massive progress in the fields of  information technology (IT) industry, and bio pharmaceutical industry. As it emerged as a global center for IT, the name - Cyberabad (Cyber City), was conferred upon it. The city has witnessed heavy investment in digital infrastructure, and the subsequent setting up of many multinational corporations.

The city is well known as a educational hub, not only  for excellent quality of education, but also because it is the home to a numerous educational institutions which have contributed immensely in the field of education. Generally, the courses offered by universities in Hyderabad are regular courses along with campus facilities,and most university have residential facilities  for non local students. There are some universities which offers distance courses too.

Hyderabad houses two central  universities- University of Hyderabad and Maulana  Azad National  Urdu University. The city has two deemed universities - Central Institute of Information Technology; and Six  state universities - Osmania University, Acharya  N G  Ranga Agricultural  University, Dr B R Ambedkar Open  University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological  University, NALSAR University of Law,  and Potti Sreeramulu  Telugu University.  The universities in Hyderabad offer  higher education in all major disciplines. Highly trained and qualified teachers undertake the task of designing the curriculum, and of imparting education in the universities in Hyderabad. Hence, the quality of education matches with only the very best universities. Some universities offer scholarship grants too. Most top universities in Hyderabad provide excellent placement assistance, and career prospects. Nmerous top universities have their own placement cells which not only conduct career counseling, but they also keep strong tie-ups with reputed companies. Each year, several meritorious students get recruited into renowned organizations through on-campus placement.

Hyderabad houses many important technical and engineering schools. For instance, the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad and the Indian Institute Of Technology, were set up with the technical and financial collaboration with the Government of Japan, the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Gandhi Medical College and Osmania Medical College. The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research are the top centres of medical science and bio-medical education in Hyderabad.

Hundreds of important CSIR and other public sector research institutes such as Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, etc., are located in the city of Hyderabad.

Presently, Hyderabad, the Cyberadad (tech city of south India) is home to eleven (11) educational institutions of repute. Notable among them include NALSAR- National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University and National Institute of Technology. DR.B.R Ambedkar Open University is also one important institution which is making education popular to thousands of school- drop-outs through open mode.

Here is a list of all the important educational institutions, active in Hyderabad.
  1. Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
  2. Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages, Hyderabad
  3. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
  4. National Institute of Technology
  5. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
  6. Maulana Azad National Urdu Univesity, Hyderabad
  7. NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
  8. Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
  9. Osmania University, Hyderabad
  10. Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad
  11. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
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