From this academic year, the University of Hyderabad is going to increase the intake of students by 300 which will make it to a total number of seats 2,170. Around 10 per cent of seats will be for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). So the remaining 155 seats have been added for the seven new courses that have been introduced.
Vice Chancellor Prof Appa Rao Podile said that around 2,170 seats are being offered this year for admission to 119 courses, including 16 integrated, 42 PG, 13 MPhil and 9 M Tech and 39 PhD programmes. The requisite clearance is about to be received by the proposal for the said courses. The VC said that most of the new programmes were introduced for PhD, MTech and MPhil students.
A new Masters programme MA Sanskrit studies that have been introduced will focus on making the students aware of the contributions of ancient India to various disciplines such as astronomy, mathematics, grammar, health and social sciences and humanities.
The other new courses are:
- Integrated MSc Applied Geology
- Microelectronics and VLSI Design
- Integrated MSc and PhD in Animal Biology and Biotechnology
- PhD Electronics Science and Engineering
- PhD Systems and Computational Biology
- Executive programme in MBA
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