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OUCET

Osmania University Common Entrance Tests

Osmania University Common Entrance Tests

Mode of ExamOffline
LevelUG/PG
Level of ExamUniversity Level

Osmania University Common Entrance Tests (OUCET) are conducted by Osmania University for admissions into various PG, PG Diploma and 5-Year Integrated Programmes offered by Osmania, Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi and Palamuru Universities.

The exams take place in the month of May. These exams are mandatory for admission to various PG courses.

OUCET is conducted for admission to MSc, MA, M Com, M Ed, M Lib Sc, B Lib Sc, MPEd and Integrated programmes offered by following faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

  • Faculty of Commerce

  • Faculty of Education

  • Faculty of Science

OUCET 2018 dates have been announced. The exam will he held from June 4 to 13, 2018.

 

OUCET Exam Dates 2018

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The dates for OUCET 2018 exam has been declared.

Apr 2018

  • Apr 21

    OUCET 2018 application process begins

  • May 2018
  • May 19

    OUCET 2018 application process ends UPCOMING

  • May 26

    OUCET 2018 last day to apply with late fee Rs 200

  • Jun 2018
  • Jun 01

    OUCET 2018 last date to apply with late fee Rs 1000

  • Jun 04

     OUCET 2018 Eligibility

    Eligibility criteria for each course is different. Check course specific eligibility criteria for OUCET 2018 below:

    Course

    Eligibility

    MA English

    The candidate must have studied English either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Hindi

    The candidate must have studied Hindi either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Telugu

    The candidate must have studied Telugu either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Arabic

    The candidate must have studied Arabic either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Urdu

    The candidate must have studied Urdu either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Sanskrit

    The candidate must have studied Sanskrit either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Kannada

    The candidate must have studied Kannada either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Marathi

    The candidate must have studied Marathi either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2

    MA Persian

    The candidate must have studied Persian either in Part 1 or Part 2 of Bachelor’s degree programme, for at least two years and for a minimum of 200 marks.

    The candidate must have obtained 40% marks in Part 1 or Part 2. The candidate must be a graduate with Persian/Arabic/Urdu as one of the languages either in Part 1 or Part 2

     

    MA Economics, History, Political Science, Public Administration

    The candidate must have studied at least four papers of 100 marks each in relevant subject at graduation level

    The candidate must have scored 40% marks in Part 2 of graduation with relevant subject as an optional subject

     

    MA Philosophy, Sociology, MSW, AIHCA, Journalism and Mass Communication, M Lib Sc, B Lib Sc

     

    The candidate must be a graduate with 40% marks in any subject (except Oriental)

     

    MA Psychology

    The candidate must have 40% marks in Part-II with Psychology as an optional at BA/BMR/MEd/MA(Education)/ M.Sc. (Home Science) / Diploma in Child Psychology or Industrial Psychology

     

    MA in Islamic Studies

    The candidate must be a graduate with Islamic studies / Philosophy /History / Commerce / Sociology / Political Science /Economics /Urdu / Persian / Arabic as one of the optionals in part-II with 40% marks
    OR

    Must be a graduate with Arabic / Persian / Urdu as second language in part-I with 40% marks
    OR

    Must be a graduate (with 40% marks) with Diploma in Arabic / Persian / Urdu from OU or any recognized institution by OU

     

    MA in Linguistics

    The candidate must be a Graduate (with 40% marks in part-II) in BA/BSc/BCom with any language subject having studied for two years for a minimum of 200 marks

     

    MA in Theatre Arts

    The candidate must be a BA/BSc/BCom graduate (except oriental) with 40% marks

    The candidate must have a minimum of two years of stage experience. Knowledge of Telugu is desirable

    OUCET Syllabus 2018

    AIHCA

    Part A (40 marks)

    Fundamentals of Indian Archeology, Indian Art and Architecture

    Part B ( 60 marks)

    Indian History from the earliest time to the present day into political, social, economic, religious and cultural aspects

    Arabic

    Part A (40 marks) Grammar

    Aqsam-ai-Kalima,Fail, Aqsama-ai-fail, Jumla ismia wa Failia, Murakkab Idafi, Murakkab Touseefi, Mubtada Khabar, Wahed, Tasnia Jama Muzakkar and Muannas, Zameer Zarf Zaman and Makan, Huroof Jarra.

    Book prescribed: al-Nahwu-Al-Wadihatul Ibtedauya

    Part–I Translation from the prescribed text book, Duroos-al-Lugha, al Arabia (Part-II by Dr V Abdur Raheem.)

    Part-B (60 marks)

    Prose: I. The prose book “Duroos –ul-Lughtil Arabiya part II by Dr V Abdur Raheem

    II. The following five surahs: Wadhuha, Insherah, Teen, Zilzal and Qadar

    Poetry: 10 Poems:

    1. Fazl-al-Lugath; 2. Al-Tair; 3.An-Naseedul-Mudarari; 4.Al-Kitab;

    5.Unshudu Al-Sabah; 6.Nasheed Al-Kashafa; 7.Al-Zahiar; 8.Al-Tabiah; 9.Tahyi Al-Maktab; 10.Al- ustaz wal alwalid.

    History of Arabic Literature: Pre-Islamic Period: 1.Mazaya-al-Lugha-al-Arabia; 2.Al-Muallaqa- al-Saba; 3.Khasais Al-Shair Al-Jahili; 4.Tadween-al Quraan; 5.Mumayyizat Khitabat al Asr Jahili; 6.Mumayyizat Khitabad Asr Al-Khulfa Al-Rashideen

    Journalism and Mass Communication

    Part A (40 Marks)            

    Comprehension of a passage (10 marks)
    Sentence Construction (5 marks)
    Identifying Grammatical Errors (5 Marks)
    Spelling (5 marks)
    Antonyms and Synonyms (10 marks)
    Logic and Reasoning (5 marks)

    Part B (60 Marks)

    Media Awareness (20 Marks)
    Current Affairs (20 Marks)
    General Awareness (10 Marks)
    Words Frequently used in Media (10 Marks)

    (MLib ISc) 2 yrs/(BLib ISc)

    Part A (40 marks)

    Books, Periodicals, Reasoning, Mental Ability and Arithmetic: News Papers & Periodicals – their place of publication; Books – subjects, Books – Authors; Verbal Reasoning, Mental Ability; and General Arithmetic, Quantitative Ability.

    Part B (60 marks)

    General Knowledge, Awareness, and Current Affairs:

    Popular and Technical Terms in various fields – their subject and meaning; Famous Persons – their Specialization, filed of activity, Awards, honours etc.; Learned Regional, National and International Institutions, Societies, Associations – their location, activities, etc.; Current Affairs and Events – Regional, National and International (Social, Political, Economic, etc); sports and games - terms, specifications, rules and persons etc.; Geographical locations, names and terms – cities, countries, rivers, mountains, parks, forests, capitals, etc. Inventions, Discoveries, Explorations, etc.; and Questions relating to specific subjects – Arts, Social Sciences & Sciences (Literature, Economics, Medicine, Physics, Engineering, etc

    Economics

    Part A (40 marks)

    Indian Economy and Economic Development, Structure of the Indian Economy, Indian Agriculture, Industry and Services, Telangana State Economy

    Part B (60 marks)

    Micro Economics: Introduction, Consumer Behaviour, Theory of Production and Costs, Market Structure, Factor Pricing

    Macro Economics: National Income, Theories of Employment

    English

    Part A (40 Marks)

    Spelling & Punctuation, Vocabulary: Antonyms – Synonyms - One word substitutes - Words often confused – Idiomatic expressions, Grammar: Tenses - Propositions - Concord - Auxiliary verbs - Active passive Voice, Correction of sentences: Identify the error - Identify the correct sentence, Exercises in Jumbling: Jumbled words to be arranged in the right order to form a sentence -Paragraph sequencing.

    Part B (60 Marks)

    History of English Literature, Literary Terms, Literary Forms, Literary Movements, Books & Authors (canonical texts) ? Comprehension (Poetry), Comprehension (Prose)

    Hindi

    Part A (40 Marks)

    Spelling of Words, Correct form of sentences, Basic Grammar (Gender, Case, Tense, Number), Meaning of the words.

    Part B (60 Marks)

    History of Hindi Literature; Basic Hindi Grammar (Theory); Hindi, Prose, Poetry and Fiction etc; General Awareness about Hindi Language and Literature.

    History

    Islamic Studies

    Part A (40 Marks)

    Fundamental beliefs and practices of Islam. Prophethood, Revelation. Compilation of the Quran, Economic, Political and Ethical teachings of the Quran, Hadith: Definition, Compilation and types of Hadith, Source of Islamic Law, Schools of Islamic Law, Marriage, Dissolution of marriage, Inheritance

    Part B (60 marks)

    Pre-Islamic Arabia: Geo-political, Social and religious conditions, Life of the Prophet and Early caliphate, The Umayyads and the Abbasids, Administration, Society, Contribution to Science, Literature, Fine Arts & Architecture, Petty Dynasties, Concepts of Ummah, Khilafah and Imamah. Muslim Philosophy: Mutalzilities, Asharites, Sufism: Origin and development, Sufis and Sufi orders

    Kannada

    Part A (40 Marks)

    Finding of correct form of words and sentences, meanings of words, basic grammar and composition

    Part B (60 Marks)

    History of Literature, Literary works and authors, grammar, Prosody and general awareness about the language

    Linguistics

    Part A ( 40 marks)

    Popular ideas and beliefs about language, countries/States and their official languages, languages and the scripts in which they are written, names of the language families to which a given language belongs to, largest/Second largest spoken language in a country/region, awareness of language related subjects, famous authors of the world and the language in which they wrote/have been writing, world famous books and the language in which they are written

    General English: awareness of English alphabets and the sounds they represent, spelling, basic knowledge of English grammar, synonyms and antonyms

    Part B (60 marks)

    This section consists of 60 bits based on the natural/hypothetical language data to test the Analytical ability of the candidate.

    Marathi

    Part A (40 Marks)

    History of Marathi Literature.

    Part B (60 Marks)

    Forms of Literature: Poetry, Short Story, Novel, Drama, Essay, Biography, Autobiography

    M Lib ISc (One Year Programme)

    Part A (40 marks)

    Library Classification, Library Cataloguing, Library Management

    Part B (60 Marks)

    Reference and Information Sources and Services, Library and Society, Introduction to Computers

    MSW

    http://oucet.ouadmissions.com/Syllabus/24.pdf

    Persian

    Part A (40 Marks)

    Grammar

    Part B (60 Marks)

    Life histories of the following Poets and Authors: Rudaki, Firdausi, Unsari, Nizami, Attar, Rumi, Khayyam, Amir Khusro, Saidi, Hafiz, Iqbal, Chahar Maqala by Nizami aroozi Samarqerndi, Anwar-e-soheli by Mulla Waiz Kashif

    Translation: Lessons prescribed for second language

    Philosophy

    Political Science

    Psychology

    Public Administration

    Sanskrit

    Part A ( 40 marks)

    Declensions: Marking the correct declensional form as indicated, Marking the correct Vibhakti as indicated, Conjugation: Marking the correct Tinganta verbal forms, Marking the correct lakara-tense and mood. Samasas – Compounds: Marking the correct vigrahvakya, Marking the correct samasas against given vigrahavakya.

    Part-B: (60 Marks)

    Sandhis: Joining the words, Disjoin the sandhis, Kridantas: Marking the correct Kridanta form, Alankaras: Identify alankara, Define alankara. History of Literature: Identifying the poet, identifying the text.

    Sociology

    Telugu

    Theatre Arts

    Part A (40 marks)

    World Theatre – History and Development of World Theatre (Greek, Britain, German, France, Japan, Russian, Poland, American), Sanskrit Theatre – The History of Sanskrit Theatre, Major Playwrights and their contribution

    Part B (60 Marks)

    Folk Theatre Forms of Andhra Pradesh – Major and Marginal folk forms of AP with special reference to Veedhi Natakam, Burra Katha, Oggu Katha and Puppetry, Telugu Theatre: History and development of Telugu Theatre (1860 to up to date) – Major Playwrights, Plays, Associations, Actors, Directors and their contribution, Origin of Telugu Theatre, Padya Natakam (Musical Theatre), Modern Telugu Theatre and Modern Street Theatre, Indian Theatre

    Urdu

    MA Applied Economics ( 5-year-Integrated programme)

    Application Start Date :

    21st April 2018

    Application End Date :

    19th May 2018

    Exam Date :
    Result Date :
    Conducted By :

    Osmania University

    Official Website : www.osmania.ac.in

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