Dr BR Ambedkar Open University Hyderabad 2018-19

Dr BR Ambedkar Open University

Dr BR Ambedkar Open University at the start known as Andhra Pradesh Open University, was set up on 26th August 1982 through an Act of the A.P. State Legislature (APOU Act 1982). afterward, the University was renamed as Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University on 26 October, 1991 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. All the programmes offered by the University are recognised by the UGC, New Delhi.

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana
Estd: 1982
Ownership: Government
Approved By: UGC
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Dr BR Ambedkar Open University popularly known as the BRAOU was established in the year of 1982. It is a government university situated in Hyderabad was formerly known as Andhra Pradesh Open University. It was established through an act of Andhra Pradesh State Legislature in August 1982.

It has a motto stated as the “Education at Your Doorstep”. That means students who are not able to go far away from their house then they need not depressed. They can simply opt distance based courses provided by the University. To spread the education at every corner of the state it has opened around 152 study centers through out the state Andhra Pradesh.

Dr. BRAOU follows a multi-media teaching-learning approach which broadly comprises self-learning print material, supported by audio, video lessons and regular broadcast of lessons through All India Radio.

To Assist the students the University telecasts video lessons through Doordarshan Regional Channel. On Sundays, the University telecast Interactive teleconferencing on the Doordarshan Regional Channel.

Dr BR Ambedkar Open University Courses

 Course  Duration    
 M.Sc Botany  2 years  Distance  0.246 lakhs
 M.Sc Chemistry  2 years  Distance 0.29 lakhs
 MA Economics  2 years  Distance  0.086 lakhs
 PGDBF  1 year  Distance  0.032 lakhs
 MBA  3 years  Distance  0.2 lakhs
 PGDWS  1 year  Full time  0.025 lakhs

Faculty Details

  • Prof. S.V.rajashekar Reddy (Director)
  • Prof.V. Srinivas (Professor)
  • Prof .G. Pushpa Chakrapani (Professor & Head)
  • Dr.N.rajani (Assistant Professor)
  • Dr. G.mary Sunanda (Assistant Professor)
  • Prof. Y.S. Kiranmayi (Professor & Head)
  • Prof.shakeela Khanam (Professor & Head)
  • Sri.A.kishore Kumar Reddy (Assistant Professor)
  • Prof.A.sudhakar (Professor)

Contact Details

  • Address: Prof.G.Ram Reddy Marg, Road No:46, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500033
  • Phone: 040 2368 0333