U.G.Courses - B.A - Eligibility


Duration of the course

Three academic years (year-wise scheme).


First year of B.A. / B.Com. (Three Year Degree Course)

Candidate shall be admitted to the three year B.A./B.Com. (Degree) Course if he/she has passed Pre-University Examination of this University or the Two Year Intermediate examination conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh or Higher Secondary Certificate examination of the Government of Andhra Pradesh (XII standard) or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto.

For B.A. (Mathematics & Statistics) a candidate should have studied Mathematics or Statistics as one of the optional at Intermediate or its equivalent.


A candidate who passed any Diploma course through Polytechnic of Andhra Pradesh is eligible for admission into B.A. / B.Com. 1 year.  However, the ITI certificate holders are not eligible for admission into B.A./B.Com. Ist year.

A candidate who did 10+2 from National Open schools or a diploma in any course from any polytechnic (Other than one in Andhra Pradesh) should obtain Equivalent Certificate from Borad of intermediate Govt of AP, Hyderabad, to the effect that they are eligible for admission in to the University courses.

Second / Third Year of Degree Courses

A candidate who withdraws from a regular college of Osmania University after completion of his/her first year or second year can seek admission in second year or third year as the case may be, with due permission form the Registrar, (Academic), OU. The backlog papers should be cleared from the college where studied or PGRRCDE 

Students of Osmania University with a back-log of subjects in one or two or even all the papers (i.e., both promoted and failed students) in the first year or second year stage, will also be admitted directly to the second or third year of study, as the case may be. The back-log papers may be cleared in the Supplementary or the following Annual Examination.

In both the above cases, admissions will be accorded, provided the combination of the group subjects offered, Second Language offered and the medium of instruction offered by him, in the regular college are the same as those offered in the Prof.G.Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education.

Those students who completed DCCP (three years course) are eligible for admission into II year of B.Com. However, they have to clear the 1st language (English), 2nd Language, I.O.M., I.H.C. along with 2nd year papers.

A Post-Graduate / Honours Candidate / Graduate of Arts / Social Science/Science/Commerce of any University in India desirous of doing a Second degree course other than the one done by him / her earlier, can seek admission to the second year of B.A. / B.Com. Course with exemption of language subjects with due permission from the Registrar (Academic) O.U.  Such a candidate will answer I and II year group papers under the year-wise pattern at the end of the second year and third year stages of study.

Candidates who have discontinued their studies as students in regular colleges and are desirous of seeking admission into second or third year B.A. through our Centre shall be permitted to offer one of the optional subjects not included in the approved combinations by private study.  The candidate shall, however, pay an exemption fee of Rs. 200/- through Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Director, Prof.G.Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University, Hyderabad-7.


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