About Osmania University

Osmania University, established in 1917, is the seventh oldest in India, the third oldest in south India and the first to be established in the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad. Throughout its existence of over ten decades, it has shown remarkable progress and sustained an integrated development of all faculties. As a public state University of Government of Telangana, it has significantly contributed to the academic and economic development of not only the region but also of the country. Its alumni have distinguished themselves nationally and internationally in various spheres of life and are spread far and wide around the world. As per NIRF the university is ranked 22nd among the top universities in India and achieved the 46th position in the Overall category. According to QS Global rankings, it falls under the 1201-1400 rank band and 351-400 among the top World and Asian universities respectively. It received the ‘WCRC Leaders Asia, World’s Best Brand 2022 award – Osmania University’ at House of Lords, London, UK on 29th October 2022.

The University has a vision of developing, enhancing, and improving the quality of human resources to meet the challenges of regional, national and global socio-economic changes. Its mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and research and to create opportunities for the students to contribute to national and regional development. It is re-accredited with A+ Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) an Autonomous Institution of the University Grants. It has eight University Colleges also known as campus colleges with 53 departments in total. There are five constituent colleges that are outside the campus and 500+ affiliated colleges (Government and Private) offering technical and non-technical courses at both Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate levels scattered in the different districts under the umbrella of Osmania University.

About Osmania TBI

Osmania Technology Business Incubator (OTBI) an initiative of OU Idea Labs Foundation which is incorporated as Section 8 company (non-profit) and funded by the Ministry of Education under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA 2.0) scheme of the Government of India. Osmania University is also recognized as Host Institute (HI) and OTBI as Business Incubator (BI) by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India.
Osmania TBI is a multi-disciplinary incubator and accelerator with a world class corporate infrastructure of 21,000 sq ft space at Central Facilities for Research and Development (CFRD) building, Osmania University. It is having 175 co-working space stations, ideation rooms, meeting rooms, seminar halls and other facilities that are fully air conditioned with all amenities such as drinking water, uninterrupted power supply and high speed internet through WIFI.

Under the aegis of OU Idea Labs Foundation, the following other Centres of Excellence are set up:

  • Centre for Product Design, Development & Additive Manufacturing
  • Centre for Cyber Security & Cyber Law
  • Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation Studies
  • Centre for Microbial Fermentation Technology
  • Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Centre for Digital Education Technology
  • Centre for Plant Molecular Biology
  • Research & Training Unit for Navigational Electronics

Osmania TBI – Advisory Board

Prof. D. Ravinder
Vice Chancellor, Osmania University

Gopal Reddy Cholleti

Prof. Ch. Gopal Reddy
Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University

Prof. S. Ramachandram
Vice Chancellor, Anurag University

Shri. Navin Mittal, IAS
Commissioner – Collegiate & Technical Education, Government of Telangana

Prof. P. Laxminarayana
Registrar, Osmania University

Sriram Venkatesh

Prof. Sriram Venkatesh
Principal, University College of Engineering, Osmania University

Soundarya Joseph

Dr. Soundarya Joseph
State Project Director, RUSA 2.0

Ministry of Education, Government of India

Vijay kumar Devarakonda

Dr. Vijay Kumar Devarakonda
President, Alumni Association
University College of Engineering,
Osmania University

Dr. Ramjee Pallela
COO, Atal Incubation Centre (AIC),


Dr. Anand Govindluri
CEO, Govin Capital Pte. Ltd.

Mr. Varla Bhanu Prakash Reddy
Partner & Director, GrayLogic Technologies
Founder, EdifyPath

Prof. Srinivasulu Chelmala
Director, Osmania TBI
Coordinator, RUSA 2.0

Osmania TBI – Executive Team

Prof. E. Vidya Sagar
In-charge Director

Dr. R. Hafeez Basha
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Nishant Peddagopu
Innovation Fellow

Dr. A. Sharath Chandra
Innovation Fellow

Mr. Rahul Venepally
Innovation Fellow

Mr. Rudhvik Dhramkar
Innovation Fellow

Ms. Swapna Yarala
Accounts Officer

Ms. Kalyani Thiviti
Admin Executive

Mr. Likhil Kumar
Office Assistant

Ms. J. Nikita
Finance Intern

Ms. K. Prerna
Finance Intern

Ms. G. Viswani
Finance Intern

Mr. Mohd Munnawar
Admin Intern

Mr. Shaik Afwan Mahmood
Admin Intern

Mr. Khaleel Ullah Quadri
Admin Intern

Mr. Mohd Furkhan Hussain
HR Intern

Mr. Ibrahim Masood
HR Intern

Mr. Rishwant Gupta
Technical Intern