Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University – was initially known as Andhra Pradesh Open University. The University was set up on August 26, 1982. Later, it was renamed as Dr B.R.Ambedkar Open University. The University motto is “Education For All”. The courses offered in the university are recognized by the University Grants Commision (UGC), New Delhi. The University offers admission to the students for Under Graduate / Post Graduate programmes, Diploma & Certificate Programmes, M.Phil. & PhD programmes. The University also provides education to the prison inmates through study centres at Central Prison -Cherlapally, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Kadapa, and Nellore. The Admission of the candidates is based on Common Entrance Test (ET).

Courses Offered In BRAOU

BRAOU offers various courses in Under Graduate / Post Graduate programmes, Diploma & Certificate Programmes, M.Phil. & PhD programmes. The courses offered under these programmes are  B.A., B.Com, B.Sc, M.A, M.Com, M.Sc, BEd, B.Ed, B.Ed (Special Education), MBA, MLISc, BLISc, and PG. Check the courses offered in the PG, UG, Diploma & Certificate programmes.

Undergraduate Programme offered in BRAOU

Programme Eligibility Duration (in year)
Min Max
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Pass in ET(Eligibility Test)
  • Minimum Age: 18 year
  • Passed in intermediate
3 9
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com 3 9
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
  • Passed intermediate with Science (OR)
  • One year work experience in any Science & Technology Organization
3 9

Post Graduate Programme offered in BRAOU

Programme Eligibility Duration (in Year)
Min Max
Master of Arts

M.A. (History)

Bachelor degree in any subject 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (Economics)

Bachelor degree in any subject 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (Political Science)

Bachelor degree in any subject 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (Public Administration)

Bachelor degree in any subject 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (Sociology)

Bachelor degree in any subject 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (English)

Bachelor degree in any subject 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (Telugu)

Any graduate with Telugu second language 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (Hindi)

Graduate with Hindi as second language or Hindi exam recognized or equivalent to B.A. by State/Central such as Hindi Vidwan, Basha, Praveen etc 2 6
Master of Arts

M.A. (Urdu)

Graduate with Urdu as second language 2 6
Master of Commerce

(M.Com)

Bachelor degree in commerce/BBA/BBM/B.A. (Commerce) 2 6
Master of Science M.Sc(Mathematics) Bachelor degree with Mathematics 2 6
Master of Science M.Sc(Applied Mathematics) 2 6
M.Sc (Botany) B.Sc degree with Botany or one of the subject or its equivalent 2 6
M.sc(Chemistry) B.Sc degree with Chemistry or one of the subject or its equivalent 2 6
M.sc(Environmental Sciences ) Degree subjects in any Discipline of Science or its equivalent Admissions on Merit basis 2 6
M.Sc(Zoology) B.Sc degree with Zoology or one of the subject or its equivalent 2 6
M.Sc(Physics) B.Sc degree with Physics or one of the subject or its equivalent 2 6
M.Sc(Psychology)) Bachelor degree in any discipline recognized by UGC based on Merit 2 6
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  • BA/B.Sc/B.Com B.Sc Home Science/BCA/BBM/BBA from any University recognized by UGC
  • 2 year teaching experience as full-time regular teacher or as temporary teacher in any Primary/Middle/High School recognized by State/Central/Govt/Union Territory
2 6
Bachelor of Education (Special Education)
  • Indian Citizen of A.p
  • Ba/B.Com/B.Sc(Home Sci)/BCA/BBA/B.O.L Admission by Entrance test
2 6
Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) Admission through CET(Common Entrance Test) 3 9
MBA(Hospital and Health Care Management)
  • Any graduate- Medical/Non-Medical other than Oriental languages & Fine Arts from recognized university
  • Passed with 50% marks
2 years(4 semester) of theory and Practical Entrance

Diploma & Certificate Programme offered in BRAOU

Programme Eligibility Duration(in Year)
Min Max
Master Degree in Library & Information Science(MLISc) Passed BLISc degree with 40% and above 1 3
Bachelor Degree in Library & Information Science(BLISc) Bachelor degree in any subject with

  • Work experience in library
  • Passed with 50% marks in graduation
  • Graduate with DLISc/CLISc
  • Professional graduation in Engg/Law/Pharmacy
1 3
PG Diploma in Marketing Management(PGDMM) Bachelor degree in any subject 1 3
PG Diploma in business Finance(PGDBF) 1 3
PG Diploma in Environmental Studies(PGDES) 1 3
P.G Diploma in Writing for Mass Media in Telugu(PGDWMMT)
  • Bachelor degree in any subject
  • Intermediate with 3 years experience in Mass Media
1 3
PG Diploma in Human Rights(PGDHR) Bachelor’s Degree in any subject 1 3
PG Diploma in Women Studies(PGDWS) Bachelor’s Degree in any subject 1 3
Certificate program in Food & Nutrition(CPFN) Minimum age 18 years 6 months 18 months
PG Diploma in Culture and Heritage Tourism(PGDCHT) Bachelor degree in any Discipline from U.G.C recognized Universities 1 3
Certificate Programme in N.G.O. Management
  • Passed in intermediate
  • 3 years work experience in any Private organizations
6 months 18 months
Certificate Programme in Early Childhood Care & Education(CECE) Pass in Intermediate 1 3

BRAOU Fees Structure

Students can check the fees structure of all the programmes offered by BRAOU. Check the tuition fee details of all Programmes.

Tuition Fee Details Of All Programmes

Description/Item Amount (in Rs)
First-year tuition fee for UG Rs.2,000
Second-year tuition fee For BA Rs.2,000
Second-year tuition fee for B.Sc Rs.2,000
Second-year tuition fee for B.Com Rs.2,000
Third-year tuition fee for BA including SC / ST students Rs.2,000
Third-year tuition fee for B.Sc including SC / ST students Rs.2,000
Third-year tuition fee for B.Com including SC / ST Rs.2,000
U.G Science Practicals Each paper Rs.1,200
Lab fee for UG second year(one subject) Rs.1,200
Lab fee for UG second year (two subjects) Rs.2,400
Lab fee for UG second year(three subjects) Rs.3,600
B.Sc. Special Course (Drug Science) second year Rs.7,200
B.Sc Special Course (Drug Science) third year Rs.7,200
Late fee for all programmes Rs.200
Re-Admission fee for UG below 50% subjects Rs3,000
Re-admission fee for UG above 50% subjects Rs.6,000
B.Sc. Special lab fee Rs. 1500/- per subject i.e. Drugs Chemistry, Drug Technology Rs.3,000
If a student of B.Sc.(special) fails to attend the practicals in the academic year they should pay Rs.4,200/- for Lab fee (Rs.1200) for Chemistry and Rs.3000 (1500+1500) for Drug chemistry and Drug Technology practicals Rs.4,200
Lab fee for U.G. third year-one subject Rs.1,200
Lab fee for U.G. third year-two subjects Rs.2,400
Lab fee for U.G. third year-three subjects Rs,3,600
Ug Programme with Computer Science subjects-II year Rs.1,350
Ug Programme with Computer Science subjects-III year Rs.1,3500
Renewal of Lab Fee for one Science subject either for second or third year Rs.1,200
Renewal of Lab Fee two Science subject either for second or third year Rs.2,400
Renewal of Lab Fee three Science subject either for second or third year Rs.3,600
Lab fee for psychology U.G.II year Rs. 1200
Lab fee for psychology U.G. III yea Rs.1200

PG Programmes Fees of BRAOU

PG Programmes
Name of Programme Tuition Fee (in Rs)
I year II year III year
M.B.A. 10,150 10,000 10,000
M.A.(Economics, History,Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, English, Telugu, Hindi & Urdu 4,400 4,200
M.Com 5,000 4,800
M.Sc Maths/Applied Mathematics 4,700 4,200
M.Sc. Psychology 7,400 7,200
M.Sc. Botany, Environmental Science, Physics & Zoology 12,600 12,000
M.Sc. Chemistry 15,000 14,400

PG Diploma & Certificate Programmes Fees of BRAOU

PG Diplomas & Certificate Programmes

Programme Tuition fee(in Rs)
M.LI.Sc. 6,900
B.LI.Sc 3,200
B.P.R 2,400
PGDMM,PGDES,PGDWMMT 3,200
PGDHR, PGDWS 2,500
PGDCHT 3,800
Certificate Programme in Food & Nutrition(CPFN) 1,000
Certificate Programme in Literacy & Community Development(CPLCD) 1,500
Certificate Programme in NGOs Management (CNGOM) 1,500
Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education (CECE) 5,000
Advanced Certificate Programme in PLCs & SCADA Systems(ACPPSS) 18,150
Certificate Programme in Electronics Interconnection Techniques (CPEIC) 11,450

Programmes Fees in BRAOU

Description / Item Amount (in Rs)
Transfer Certificate (TC) 100
Duplicate Identity Card 50
Duplicate Identity Card (for PG, Diplomas, and other Certificate Programs) 50
Change of one subject (in II year UG) 500
Change of MIL (for I year UG only within two months from the commencement of I year counseling classes) 100
Change of MIL (for I year UG beyond two months from the commencement of I year counseling classes) 350
Change of Medium in UG I year (within two months from the commencement of I year counseling classes) 100
Change of subject within two months from the commencement of counseling classes for UG second year only (per subject) 100
Change of Medium for UG I year (beyond two months) 500
Bonafide certificate 50
Change of Two subjects (in IInd year UG beyond two months) 1,000
Change of Three subjects (in IInd year UG beyond two months) 1,500
Change of One subjects (in IInd year and IIIrd year UG 1,000
Change of two subjects (in IInd year and IIIrd year UG 2,000
Change of Three subjects(in IInd and IIIrd year UG) 3,000

BRAOU Study Centres

The University has a wide network of 213 study centres spread across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, including 23 regional coordination centres and 14 number of centres excluding for women students.

Official Website: braou.ac.in
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