Hyderabad: With violence rocking the Osmania
University (OU) here after pro-Telangana students clashed with
police in support of their demand for granting statehood to
Telangana region, the OU authorities on Wednesday decided to postpone
all the examinations scheduled from tomorrow.
"All the OU exams to be held from July 7-11 are
postponed. There will be no change in the exams schedule
beginning from July 12. The revised dates of the postponed
exams will be announced later," the Registrar of the
Similarly, the entrance tests for part-time PG courses
in Engineering at College of Engineering on the varsity campus
to be held on July 9 and 10 are also postponed.
Meanwhile, the University of Hyderabad -- a Central
University here notified that interview for admission to
different courses/programmes (for shortlisted candidates)
offered at the University for the academic year 2011-12 would
be conducted on July 12.
The decision was taken to facilitate the shortlisted
candidates who could not attend interview in view of the
48-hour Telangana region bandh being observed by different
The OU campus which has turned into the nerve centre for
the separate Telangana (with series of pro-Telangana protests
since November 2009) movement has earlier also seen repeated
postponement of examinations owing to the agitation.
Pro-Telangana students at the campus and constituent
colleges had boycotted the exams in December last year and
early this year.