University College of Engineering, Osmania University

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College of Engineering, Osmania University,
University College of Engineering, Osmania University logo.png
TypeEducation and Research Institution
LocationHyderabad, Telangana, India

The University College of Engineering, Osmania University (UCE) is an autonomous engineering college located in Hyderabad, India. The college offers undergraduate B.E. and postgraduate M.E. courses.


Established in 1929 the University College of Engineering is the oldest and the biggest in Telangana. Established in 1929, eleven years after the formation of Osmania University, it was the sixth engineering college to be established in the whole of British India.[1]

The college moved to its present permanent building in 1947. Today it is the biggest among the campus colleges of Osmania University.

The college was conferred autonomous status in 1994.


The college has the following departments:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • English
  • Mathematics



The Diamond Jubilee Library was built on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of the College of Engineering in 1992. The library stocks engineering books and journals to serve the requirements of all the branches of engineering (i.e. Biomedical, Computer Sciences, Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Communication and Mechanical) and inter disciplinary subjects such as Maths, Physics, Chemistry and English.

The library has following sections:

  • Lending Section
  • Technical Section
  • SC/ST Book Bank
  • Stack Room
  • Students Reading Room
  • Journals Wing
  • Digital Library (e-Resources)
  • Text Book Section/Reference Section
  • Learning Resource Centre

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University and College rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2018)[2]80
Outlook India (2017)[3]23

Among engineering colleges in India, UCE was ranked 23 by Outlook India in 2017.[3] It was ranked 80 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.[2]


  1. ^ "History of University College Of Engineering".
  2. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Top 100 Engineering Colleges In 2017". Outlook India. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.

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