Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University is an approved State University located at Hyderabad, Telangana. It is a UGC approved university which came into existence in 1985. It was accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC as an Autonomous Institution. It is the First University to introduce CBCS curriculum in Telangana state. Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University offers academic courses under sixteen departments, seven schools, and five centres in Hyderabad, Rajahmundry, Srisailam, Warangal, and Kuchipudi.

The University offers both regular as well as distance learning UG, PG, Ph.D., Diploma and certificate courses in different fields like Linguistics, Dance, Drama, Theatre, Journalism, Jyotisha, And Folk & Tribal Lore. It also offers courses designed for foreign students, and non-Telugu speakers residing in other states of India. Under the self-financed category, PG Diploma and Certificate courses in Film Direction, Astrology, and Music.

For UG students, the University offers a BFA course, 9 specialisations in Diploma course and 8 in certification programme. For all these, the basic eligibility is 10+2. For PG students, Telugu University offers 6 specialisations under MA, 4 specialisations under MPA, and MCJ courses for which graduation is mandatory. The University offers courses for post-graduates as well including 8 specialisations under Ph.D. and 11 PG Diploma programmes.

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University provides NET and other government competitive examination coaching for all the students. It also runs remedial coaching in spoken English for SC/ST students. The University also published a tri-monthly magazine titled Telugu Vaani.

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Highlights

Name of the University Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad
Established 1985
University/College Type State University (Autonomous)
Approved by UGC & NAAC “B” Grade
Application Mode Online & Offline
Admission Criteria Merit/Entrance-based
Courses Offered UG,PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, Certificate
Entrance Exam PSTUCET
Facilities Library, Audio-Visual Studio, Hostel, Computer Cell, Auditorium, Museum
Website http://teluguuniversity.ac.in/

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Courses

The college offers UG, PG, Ph.D., M.Phil, Diploma, PG Diploma and certificate courses in the field of performing art, language, literature and astrology. Tabulated below are the details for the same.

Courses Details
BFA Duration:3 years
Eligibility: Passed in 10+2/Intermediate exams from a recognized board of education
Specialization: Painting, Sculpture, Print Making
MA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Passed in graduation with a relevant subject from a recognized University
Specialization: Applied Linguistics, History & Archeology, Jyotish, Music, Telugu, Journalism
MPA Duration:2 years
Eligibility: Passed in Graduation with a relevant subject from a recognized University
Specialization: Kuchipudi/Andhra Natyam, Folk Dance, Theatre Arts, Folk Arts
MCJ Duration:2 years Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University Specialization: Journalism
Diploma Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Passed in 10+2/ Intermediate exams from a recognized board of education
Specialization: Lalitha Sangeetham, Hari Katha, Kuchipudi/Andhra Natyam, Yakshagam, Sathvik Abhinayam, Burrakatha, Mimikri, Padya Natakam and Jyothisha
PG Diploma Duration:2 years
Eligibility: Passed graduation with a relevant subject from a recognized University
Specialization: Telugu Teaching & Linguistics, Folk Music, Folk Dance, Folk Instrument, Film Direction, Travel & Tourism, Muhartha Viznanam, Jyothirvasthu, Computer Programming & Astrology
Ph.D. / M.Phil. Duration: 3 years/ 2 years
Eligibility: Post-graduation in relevant subjects from a recognized university
Subjects Offered: Linguistics, Karnataka Music, Dance, Folk Arts, Comparative Studies, Journalism, Telugu, English, History, Culture & Archeology, Folk & Tribal lore

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Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Admissions

  • The admissions in the various undergraduate and postgraduate courses based on the PSTUCET entrance examination conducted by the University. 
  • For Ph.D., the selection is based on the entrance exam, merit and interview conducted by the University. 
  • The candidates who have qualified JRF are exempted from giving entrance tests for Ph.D. 

How to Apply

  • Candidates can obtain prospectus cum application form by paying rupees 300 in the form of Demand Draft. 
  • Application form can be downloaded from the University’s official website.
  • Candidates have to fill an application form to appear in the entrance examination conducted by the University.
  • Before filling the application form, candidates must check eligibility criteria for the course.
  • Candidates can apply for the entrance test (PSTUCET) through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to take print copy of the application form, reference number and transaction ID for future reference

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Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Scholarships

The University provides Research fellowship to the students enrolled in the research level degree programmes like M.Phil.and Ph.D. The University exempts the tuition fee for all the students belonging to the economically weaker section category in all regular courses. The University provides scholarships to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/EWS category through the Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Department.

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Facilities

The following are the facilities offered by Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University to help students as well as faculty members. 

Central Library: The University Library equipped with approximately one lakh book and volumes of journals for reference purposes. The library has digitized about 14,000 old and rare books, journals, and periodicals. The library subscribes to about 52 periodicals and popular magazines, 16 newspapers in Telugu, and English from Indian publishers. 

Hostel Facility: The University provides accommodation to its registered students. 

Auditorium: The auditorium is fully-furnished with AC/Non AC and a seating capacity of 267 students. 

Audio-Visual Studio: The University has audio-visual studios fully equipped with all high-quality audio and video facilities. It also runs a computer cell on the campus.

Museum: The University has three galleries related to paintings, contemporary art, and portraits of Telugu luminaries. The faculty encourages students to attend and participate in the Intervarsity competitions in Dance, Drama, Painting, and Sculpture. 

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Faculty

The University faculty members come from a strong academic background and are experts in their respective fields of study. Each department has ahead, and the other faculties are working as a professor, associate professor, assistant professor, and project assistant. Telugu University has encouraged the faculty members to take minor, major research projects as well as developmental projects.

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Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University FAQs

Ques. Where can one learn astrology through correspondence?

Ans. Potti Seeramulu Telugu University provides correspondence courses in astrology. The Telugu University offers a one-year Diploma in Jyothisham, a Certificate course in Jyothisham and postgraduate Diploma in Jyothirvasthu. Interested candidates can check eligibility and apply online through the official website.

Ques. What is the best acting training institute in Hyderabad?

Ans. Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad provides an MPA degree, PG Diploma, Diploma, and Ph.D. in Theatre Arts. University makes students familiar with the researched new methods theories of acting, story writing, and direction.

Ques. How to get admission in UG and PG programs run by the Potti Sreeramulu Telugu?

Ans. For admission to various UG and PG courses, the University conducts the Common Entrance Exam (PSTUCET-2020). Aspirants can apply online for the test through the official website. Candidates willing to take admission will have to appear in the entrance exam conducted by University.

Ques. Where are Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University campuses located in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University spread over five campuses. They are as follows:
  1. Lalitha Kala Thoranam, Hyderabad 
  2. Palkuriki Somanatha Pranganam, SriSailam
  3. Pothana Pranganam, Warangal
  4. Sri Siddhendra Yogi Pranganam, Kuchipudi

Ques. How to check the result of the UG and PG entrance exam conducted by the Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University?

Ans. To check the list of shortlisted candidates for the UG and PG courses, candidates have to visit the University's official website. The Telugu University releases the list of shortlisted candidates who will participate in counselling sessions.