The Osmania University College for Women is a prominent educational institution in Hyderabad and started with only seven students admitted into the Intermediate Arts Course in 1924 in the premises of what was then the Nampally Girls School located in the "Golden Threshold", a former home of Smt.Sarojini Naidu. In 1932, the Intermediate Science Course was started and in 1935, Degree courses in Arts and Social Sciences were added. The main building of this college, which was part of the British legacy in India, is a monument of great aesthetic, architectural and historical importance. Commissioned in 1803 for the British resident, J. A. Kirkpatrick, its builder Lt. Samuel Russell of the Madras Engineers, has produced a structure capable of rivaling the Governor's house in Collate

  • Objective of the college is” To offer quality education to women and contribute to their overall development”
  • Vision of the college is “To facilitate each women gain personal strength based on values and life sustaining skills which enable them to meet the challenges of the changing world”
  • The college offers thirty-five subjects at the Undergraduate level and sixteen courses at the postgraduate level
  • The college has established itself as a pioneer among the autonomous colleges of Hyderabad and has the potential of developing into a Women's University

Extracurricular activities -

  • National Cadet Corps (NCC)
  • National Service Scheme (NSS)
  • Sports and Games
  • Awareness programs
  • Seminars

Facilities -

  • Hostel: Hostel accommodation will be provided for 250 students of under graduate & Post graduate students based on distance, family back ground and economic conditions. A.P. reservation rules are also taken into consideration for allotment. However first year UG students are not eligible for the admission in to Hostel

Festivals -

  • Sports Day: Every year the department organizes 'Sports Day' and sports persons of repute preside over this function. Physical Education is recognized as an important aspect of women's education and due encouragement is given to this aspect

Scholarships -

All scholarship eligible candidates whose parents' income is below Rs.2, 00,000/- per annum are eligible for SC/ST scholarship.