Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University

Established on 2nd December 1985, Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, is a member of ‘Association of the Indian Universities’ and ‘Association of Commonwealth Universities. 

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University offers higher education through its 7 Schools, 16 Departments and 5 Centres. University also manages the academic activities of 14 Government Music and Dance Colleges spread over Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. 

The University is well known for imparting higher education in traditional dance, literature, history, language, journalism and fine arts with special recognition and cultural standards. It also offers masters and doctoral degrees in traditional and innovative courses through quality teaching and  research. Some of the non-conventional courses offered in  Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University in Telugu language, History, Dance, Music, Fine Arts, Jyotisham and Vasthu (UGC recognized), Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Folk Arts, Journalism and Comparative Studies.

Centre for Distance Education Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University

The Centre for Distance Education of Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University was established in 2001. Today, it offers 16 Courses at Certificate, Diploma, Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels in specialized areas like Performing Arts, Language, Literature, Journalism, Astrology and Culture.

The Centre which started with 300 students, now has more than 4,000 students registered with it. The courses offered by the Centre are recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC).

Apart from the main campus at Hyderabad, the centre serves from four other campuses situated at Rajahmundry, Srisailam, Warangal and Kuchipudi.

Some of the innovative courses Post Graduate Course in Astrology (Jyothisham), Post Graduate course in Journalism (MCJ) in Telugu and need based PG course in ‘English Language Teaching.

Schools in Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University

  • School of Language Development  (Hyderabad campus)
  • School of Literature  (Rajahmundry Campus)
  • School of Fine Arts  (Hyderabad campus)
  • School of History, Culture & Archeology (Srisailam Campus)
  • School of Social & Other Sciences  (Hyderabad campus)
  • School of Folk & Tribal Lore  (Warangal Campus)
  • Siddhendrayogi Kuchipudi Kalapeetham  (Kuchipudi Campus)

Centers in Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University

  • V.K.R. International Telugu Centre (Hyderabad)
  • Centre for Comparative Studies (Hyderabad)
  • Centre for Preparation of Encyclopedia (Hyderabad)
  • Centre for Languages and Translation Studies (Hyderabad)
  • Centre for Distance Education (Hyderabad)

Departments in Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University

  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Lexicography
  • Department of Jyotisha-Vastu
  • Department of Communication & Journalism
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Dance
  • Department of Folk Arts
  • Department of Culture and Tourism
  • Department of Theatre Arts
  • Department of Sculpture & Painting
  • Department of History & Culture of Telugu Speaking People (Srisailam Campus)
  • Department of Epigraphy & Written Records (Srisailam Campus)
  • Department of Archeology & Architecture (Srisailam Campus)
  • Department of Telugu Literary Studies (Rajahmundry campus)
  • Department of Folk Lore (Warangal campus)
  • Department of Tribal Lore (Warangal Campus)

Academic Programes in Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University

School of Language Development
  • M.A. Applied Linguistic
  • P.G.Diploma in Telugu Teaching and Linguistics
  • Ph.D in Linguistics
School of Fine Arts
  • M.A. Karnataka Music (Gatram/Mrudangam/Veena/Vayolin)
  • Ph.D in Karnataka Music
  • Kalapravesika – Karnataka Music (Gatram/Mrudangam/Veena/Vayolin/Venuvu/Nadaswaram/Dolu)
  • Kalapravesika – Bhakthi Sangeetham
  • Diploma – Lalitha Sangeetham
  • Diploma – Harikatha
  • Primary –ManoDharma Sangeetham
  • Praveena – ManoDharma Sangeetham
  • M.P.A – Kuchipudi/Andhra Natyam
  • Ph.D. – Dance
  • Diploma – Kuchipudi/Andhra Natyam
  • Diploma-Yakshaganam
  • Diploma – Sathvikabinayam
  • Kalapravesika – Kuchipudi dance.
  • M.P.A. – Folk Arts
  • Ph.D – Folk Arts
  • P.G.Diploma in Folk Music
  • P.G.Diploma in folk dance
  • P.G.Diploma in folk Instrument
  • Diploma in Burrakatha
  • Certificate in Folk Music
  • Certificate in Folk Dance
  • Certificate in Folk Instrument
  • Certificate in Magic (Self Finance course)
  • M.P.A. – Theatre Arts
  • Diploma – Mimikri
  • Diploma – Padyanatakam
  • P.G.Diploma – Theatre Arts
  • P.G.Diploma – Film Direction (Self Finance)
  • B.F.A – Sculpture/ Painting/ Printmaking
  • P.G.Diploma in Travel and Tourism
School of Social and other Sciences
  • M.C.J.
  • Ph.D. in Journalism
  • M.A. Jyothisha
  • P.G.Diploma – Muhartha Viznanam
  • P.G. Diploma – Computer Programing with Astrology (Self Finance course)
  • P.G. Diploma-Jyothirvaidyam
  • P.G.Diploma-Jyothirvasthu-Arkitecture
  • Diploma in Jyothisha
  • Certificate in Jyothisha
  • Centre of Comparative Studies
  • M.A. Telugu
  • Ph.D in Comparative Studies
School of Literature
  • M.A. Telugu
  • Ph.D in Telugu
  • Ph.D in English
School of   History, Culture and Archaeology
  • M.A. Telugu – History, archaeology
  • Ph.D. – History, Culture and archaeology
School of Folk and Tribal Lore
  • Ph.D. in Folk and Tribal Lore
  • Perini Dance – Visharada
  • Sri Siddhendra Yogi Kala Pitham
  • M.P.A – Kuchipudi Dance
  • Diploma in Kuchipudi Dance
  • Diploma in Yakshaganm
  • Diploma Sathvikabinam
  • Certificate Kuchipudi Dance
  • Certificate Karnataka Music (Gathram/Mrudangam/Vayolin)
  • Kalapravesika – Kuchipudi dance
  • Certificate – Kshethrayapadalu

Admission in Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University

The very first policy of admission in the University is that the candidates should have good command on the language. The University offers admissions of the applicants who hold the qualifying degree which is a must. The applicant should be having the requisite language as one of a subject in their earlier qualification.

Telugu University Library

Telugu University Library was established in the year 1985 in Osmania University campus and now each campus has an individual library. The Library is well equipped with books on subjects like Telugu language, literature, Linguistics, Fine arts, Astrology, Journalism, Culture, and Folk Arts. It has more than 1,00,000 books among which 55,000 are Telugu, 43,000 English and 5000 of other Indian languages. The library also maintains about 10,000 back volumes of various journals. Students and scholars also have access to rare and unique manuscripts on Palm leaves, Mackenzie manuscripts, letters of  C.P. Brown. microfilms of Telugu dailies Krishna Patrika  of  40 years (1902–1942), and Andhra Patrika of 26 years (1914–1940).

The Library has acquired rare and unique collection of Palm leaves, Mackenzie manuscripts, letters of  C.P. Brown. microfilms of Telugu dailies Krishna Patrika  of  40 years (1902–1942), and Andhra Patrika of 26 years (1914–1940). Personalities like Seetapati, Mallela Sriramamurthi, Kosaraju Raghavaiah, M.V. Rajgopal, Thumati Donappa, Vasireddy Seeta Devi, V.Raja Rao, Mateti Ramappa, P.N.V. Rao, Puranam Subrahmanya Sharma have donated valuable books to the library.

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Museum 

The university museum “Telugus through the Ages” depicts the cultural heritage of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana from the earliest times to the present.

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University has the following collections in the Museum.
  • Oil Paintings Charts depicting dynasties and boundaries of Kingdoms
  • Evolution of Telugu Script, Telugu Words in Sanskrit and Prakrit inscription
  • Photos pertaining to Ancient Sculptures
  • Bhithi drawings replicas
  • Chariot purchased from Srikora, Wooden Sculptures
  • Contemporary paintings, Multi colour reproductions of arts of Foreigners and Modern Paintings
  • Telugu Luminaries
Contact Details

Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University
Lalitha Kala Kshetram 
Public Gardens
Pin : 500 004
Andhra Pradesh
Website: http://teluguuniversity.ac.in/

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