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nizam college
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College Profile

Established in 1887 by the amalgamation of Hyderabad School and the Madarsa-i-Aliya, Nizam College is one of the oldest and most esteemed institutions of higher education in South India. It was affiliated to the University of Madras for 60 years after its inception, and was made a Constituent College of Osmania University on 19th February 1947.

Nizam College offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, Commerce and Sciences in addition to professional courses such as MBA, MCA, M.Sc.(IS) and BCA. Several of our students are also pursuing doctoral and postdoctoral research. The college received the status of the College with Potential for Excellence both under the X Plan and the XI Plan period. The College is accredited by NAAC in March 2019 with 'B++' grade with a CGPA of 2.92.

The Placement Centre organises on-campus recruitments involving industries and MNC's like Wipro, Infosys, Cognizant, Satyam, Nipuna, GE, etc. totaling to more than 25 to 50 reputed companies visit the college every year. Students come from a wide range of social status and different regions which creates a healthy atmosphere and an ambience of a global community with rich cultural exchange. Nizam College is foremost in the preference of students from various Asian and African countries. Foreign students constitute 25% of the total strength of the college.

Code of Conduct

Core Values Of The Institution

To provide students with a teaching-learning experience that develops in them the capacity for creativity, critical evaluation, discernment, effective communication, in-depth knowledge and fashion turn them into innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs

To ensure effective evaluation of teaching / learning curricula and provide co-curricular opportunities for students and faculty

To achieve excellence in pure and applied research in different subjects and contribute to the development of the State and the Nation

To ensure and enhance accountability among all students, administration and faculty.

To develop an environment-friendly campus

To build a network of alumni and friends to strengthen allegiance and support to the College

To fulfil the various responsibilities of an institution of learning towards the community / society at large

To help students make the transition from the technical competence/theoretical knowledge they acquire to a practical/experiential dimension of learning and application to real life situations

To inculcate in students a sense of belonging, love for and loyalty towards their almamater

To give an all-round development to the students personality and bring out the perfection which each person has been invested with by nature

To make the students competent to survive in the world of challenges once they complete their programmes

To transform students in to mature individuals and true global citizens

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Origin And History

The Nizampur University College was originally the "Mirsarai" of Nawab Safdar Jung Musheer-ud-Daulah Fakhrul-ul-Mulk II the owner of the grand Errum Mnzil palace Fakhar ul mulk and Khan-i-Khanan II, who were the son's of Nawab Fakhar-ul-mulk I, a noble of Hyderabad.
The founder of the college and of several other educational institutions in the Hyderabad State, was Syed Hussain Bilgrami (Nawab Imad-ul- Mulk), who did pioneering work in the field of education as the Director of Education. He scouted and then appointed Dr. Aghorenath Chattopadhyay ( father of Sarojini Naidu, Nightingale of India) as the first Principal of the college. The present building, was a summer palace of Paigah Nawab Mulk Fakrul Bahadur, later he gifted the palace to the college administration.
This college is an autonomous, constituent college of Osmania University. It is located near Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium in Hyderabad. Nizam College was originally a palace of Fakhrul-ul-mulk II, a noble of Hyderabad.


To continue as a centre of excellence in education and research and consolidate our position as a reputed institution of higher education in the country.



• Build across the college a culture of excellence in teaching and learning along with support activities

Enhance college standing as the college of choice for students across the country, and cater to international standards of teaching and learning

• Provide the students with a teaching learning experience that develops in them the capacities for creativity, critical judgement, effective communication, and in-depth knowledge

Enhance interaction with industry/ business /academic in teaching programmes through guest lectures, seminars, adjunct faculty programs, and industrial/business/academic internships for students

Increase the participation of faculty from reputed national and international institutions in symposia/seminars/short-term courses for students and faculty

Ensure effective evaluation of teaching/ learning curricula, co-curricular opportunities of students and teachers

Provide incentives to teachers/learners for research and consultancy

To develop an environment-friendly campus.

• Be able to create innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs

Achieve excellence in application-oriented research in different areas so as to contribute to development of the region and the nation

Promote co-curricular activities for over-all personality development of the students

Develop responsible citizenship through awareness and acceptance of value based education

Simplify procedures and increase awareness towards individual accountability

Provide efficient administration and responsive support for all activities of the college

Provide remedial courses to preferentially admitted students and special attention to the physically challenged

Develop an environment friendly campus

Build alumni family, friends to create a network of allegiance & support for college

Be able to foster among alumni the pride in their alma mater.

Roll Of Honour

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Aghorenath Chatopadhyaya
Founder Principal-1887
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P.H Hodson
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E.A. Seation
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P.H. Struge
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K. Burnett
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B.C. Mc Ewen
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W. Turner
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Quadir Husain Khan
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Syed Ali Akber
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Haroonkhan Sherwani
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P.K. Ghosh
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Syed Hussain
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M. Prasada Rao
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S. Mohd Ali Khan
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R. Satyanarayan
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S. Raghunathan
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P.G. Puranik
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K.V. Krishna Rao
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M.M. Taqi Khan
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M.L.N. Reddy
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Shyam Sunder Simha
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M.V. Pattabhiraman
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B.P. Rao
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Bharath Kumar
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P.K. Sai Prakash
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K.S. Upadhyaya
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P. Raghuveer Rao
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Dhrubash Karan
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G. Gopala Krishna
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B. Gopal Rao
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P. Hanumantha Rao
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P. Uma Maheswar Reddy
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S. Satyanarayana
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Naidu Ashok
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TLN Swamy
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Syed Rahman
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L.B.Laxmikanth Rathod
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Prof. B Narayana
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Prof. B Bhima
2022 onwards