Duration of the course:
Three academic years (year-wise scheme).
Admission to First year of B.A., B.A. (Maths & Statistics) / B.Com./ B.Com. (Comp.) / B.B.A./ B.Sc. (Aviation) (Three Year Degree Course):
Candidate shall be admitted to the three year B.A./B.Com./ B.B.A.(Degree) Course if he/she has passed 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 Pre-University Examination of this University 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./ B.B.A. I year. However, the ITI certificate holders are not eligible for admission into B.A./B.Com./B.B.A. I year.
A candidate who did 10+2 from National Open Schools or a diploma in any course from any polytechnic or 10+2 other than one in Andhra Pradesh should obtain equivalent certificate from Board of Intermediate Govt. of A.P., Hyderabad, to the effect that they are eligible for admission in to the University courses.
Candidates of 10+2 with Mathematics and Physics and Pursuing Pilot training or Aircraft maintenance course are eligible for B.Sc. (Aviation).
iii) For Admission to the 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 from the Registrar, (Academic), OU. The backlog papers should be cleared from the college where studied or PGRRCDE.
A candidate who withdraws from a regular college of other universities 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
from 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 from college where studied or PGRRCDE in the Supplementary or the following Annual Examination.
The transferred students of Affiliated colleges of O.U. or other Universities seeking admission into BA., B.Com. B.Com. (Comp.) BBA, and B.Sc. (Aviation) II & III year should compulsorily have to pass (1) Indian Heritage & Culture in 1st year (2) Environmental Studies in Iind year (3) Science &Civilization in II Ird year and have to register for the above subjects with separate examination fee and form failing which their degree will not be issued.
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 ofB.Com. However, they have to clear the First year 1st language (English), 2nd Language, I.O.M., Q.T-I and I.H.C. along with 2nd year papers.
A Post-Graduate / Honours Candidate / Graduate of Arts / SocialScience/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 BA / 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.
Part-I passed Regular students of B.A. / B.Com / B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Aviation) of Osmania University will be admitted into the second
year of B.A. / B.Com. offered by our Centre with exemption of Language subjects with due permission from the Registrar (Academic Branch) OU. Such candidates shall have to appear first and second year optional papers under the year-wise pattern at the end of the second year. They should pay Rs. 300/- DD for language exemption.
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.300/-through Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Director, Prof.G.Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University, Hyderabad-7.