In spite of the prevailing coronavirus situation, the University of Hyderabad has seen a rise in the number of applications. The applications rose when the entire country is going through the uncertainty of the beginning of the new academic session. The University received over 56000 applications this year while this year the University received more than 62000 applications.
The highest number of applications have been received from the state of Telangana counting to more than 28600 applications. Follow by over 7000 applications from Kerala, 5208 from Delhi, 3878 from West Bengal, and 3349 from Orissa.
On examining the total number of applications, over 60% of applications have been received from the students belonging to the reserved category. The applications indicate that University is the center of excellence and attracts students of all categories. The proportionality of the number of applications of male and female candidates is equal. However, the University has received 11 applications from transgender.
The number of applications in the University of Hyderabad has risen and has attracted a number of students. Not only the Indian students but also the foreign students have applied in great numbers. Over 20% of applications represent the applications of foreign students. The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad professor Appa Rao Podile told the institute of Eminence tag have certainly impacted the already positive image of the University of Hyderabad. The students have been influenced by the Institute of Eminence tag and the positive image of the University.
The five years integrated master’s postgraduate course in science was the most popular among the students. The course attracted as many as 6,189 candidates who applied for it. Followed by the course of master of science chemistry with over 3,847applications. While master of Physics received over 3,161 applications. The five years of integrated master’s courses in social science attracted 2,953 applications. Taking forward masters in English attracted 2,536 students and master of computer applications attracted 2,946 applications.
As per the reports the entrance exams will be conducted as and when the situation gets stable. The University of Hyderabad is offering over 2456 seats for over 132 courses. This includes 41 post-graduate courses, 16 integrated courses, 10 Mech and 46 Ph.D. programs, and 15 Phil courses.