Dr. M. Madhavi

Associate Professor & Head, Department of Zoology, Nizam College, Osmania University, Associate Fellow of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences, Fellow of Environmental Biology of India, pursued her Master’s in M.Sc. Zoology from University College of Science, OU Campus by securing overall Sixth rank and obtained her PhD from Osmania University. Her fields of research include; Entomology, Sericulture, Environmental Sciences, Animal Physiology Bioinformatics, Toxicology and Biodiversity. She has successfully completed two research projects and is the recipient of ‘Best Oral Presentation Award’ in the recently held International Conference at Singapore, she has also received best paper award and cash award during a National Conference in Hyderabad. She is presently guiding 4 research scholars and has to her credit about 25 publications in reputed International and National journals.

Dr. Madhavi authored text books for B.Sc., courses at Telugu Academy and contributed three chapters for NOVA publishers, USA. She has been frequently delivering key note/invited lectures at various Institutes and forums and also visited three countries; Singapore, Malayasia and Nepal. Dr. Madhavi in her capacity as organizing secretary/convener has organized five conferences/seminars/workshops. Dr. M. Madhavi always keeps herself updated by attending training programmes and workshops at various prestigious research institutes in her field of interest. She is a Department Committee Member for the Department of Zoology, Osmania University.Dr. Madhavi is a life member for Indian Science Congress, Member of Entomological Society of India, Member and Society of Chemical Biologists.

Dr. M. Madhavi is known for her administrative capabilities, she is deadline-driven and possesses high level of organization to balance multi tasks simultaneously and delegate when appropriate. Planning and the ability to think strategically are useful skills she possess to effectively discharge her duties as Controller of Examinations, Nizam College (A), Osmania University.

Exam Rules


The Examination Branch of Nizam College is one of the most significant branches which plans and monitors the examination and evaluation of the following UG courses. The PG courses examinations are planned by Examination Branch, Osmania University and conducted by the Examination branch, Nizam College.

  1. B.A. (English Medium-9, Telugu Medium-2)
  2. B.Com. (Regular-1, E-Commerce-1)
  3. B.Sc. (Physical Sciences-5, Biological Sciences-4)
  4. B.B.A. (Business Administration-1)
  5. All Add-on Certificate and Diploma Courses

Examination and Promotion Rules view in detail

75% attendance both in theory and practical courses (wherever applicable) is mandatory for candidates to be eligible to appear for the semester examination. All students who represent the College in inter-collegiate, inter-varsity, National and international competitions are eligible for attendance exemption of 8 weeks per year; that is, 4weeks per semester or the period of the competition, whichever is less.

Examinations for I, III and V semesters are held in November each year after 15 weeks of instruction. There are no detentions at the end of I, III and V semesters. However they have to register for examinations.

Examinations for II, IV & VI semesters are held in March-April each year after 15 weeks of instruction. There is detention system at the end of II and IV semesters.

Registration for Examination: All students undergoing regular courses of study have to register for every semester exam by paying the requisite exam fee, filling the examination form and obtaining the hall ticket before appearing for the said exam.

  1. At the end of II semester candidates, who do not have more than 50% backlog papers of the I and II semesters together will be promoted to III semester.
  2. At the end of IV semester candidates who do not have more than 25% backlog papers in all from I to IV semesters together, will be promoted to V semester.
  3. Along with the regular semester exams, backlogs of all the semesters will be conducted.

A Candidate’s promotion to subsequent semesters is subject to regular Attendance (75%), payment of fee (including exam fee), and good conduct.

Any student failing to clear dues such as College fees, hostel dues special fees, self-financing fees, etc., shall not be eligible for promotion. Even if a student is eligible for any kind of scholarship, he/she has to clear all the above dues by the time he/she appears for the examination of that academic year.

Every student is required to complete his/her course of study within 6 years from the date of admission, after which he/she will not be permitted to appear for any more examinations. The date of admission of a students admitted on transfer from other institutions will be notionally treated on par with his/her batch mates.


If 30% of all the candidates appeared in a particular paper are not passed.

If 70% of the candidates appearing in a particular paper have not secured 55% and above marks.

If one of the above conditions is fulfilled but not the other, then ONE MODERATION can be applied. i.e.., 5% of the maximum marks of the paper are to be added to all the candidates.

That is, for……

0 – 50 		Maximum Marks Paper	-	3 Marks to be added
51 – 75 	Maximum Marks Paper	-	4 Marks to be added
76 & above      Maximum Marks Paper	-	5 Marks to be added

If both the above conditions are fulfilled, then TWO MODERATIONS can be applied. (The second moderation is same).

0 – 50 		Maximum Marks Paper	-	3 + 3 = 6 Marks to be added
51 – 75 	Maximum Marks Paper	-	4 + 4 = 8 Marks to be added
76 & above      Maximum Marks Paper	-	5 + 5 = 10 Marks to be added

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