Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University Distance Education


Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), Hyderabad was formerly known as Andhra Pradesh Open University, is located in the Nizam City Hyderabad. The University was established through an act of Andhra Pradesh State Legislature in August, 1982.

The BRAOU Hyderabad has a motto “Education at Your Doorstep”. The University has around 152 study centres spread through out the state Andhra Pradesh.

Dr. BRAOU follows a multi-media teaching-learning approach which broadly comprises self-learning print material, supported by audio, video lessons and regular broadcast of lessons through All India Radio.

The University also telecasts the video lessons through Doordarshan Regional Channel. On Sundays, the university telecast Interactive teleconferencing on the Doordarshan Regional Channel.

Dr. BRAOU Offers Equal Access to Higher Education: The University tries to provide opportunities for people who have missed their chances to pursue Higher Education.

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Courses offered:

The university provides UG degree in Science Arts and Commerce and PG degree in Science, Arts and Management. Apart from these, the university is also registered for certificate and diploma courses in Library Management , Mass communication, Environmental studies, NGO management and many more.


The admissions to this university are made online. The application is to be downloaded from their official website, www.braouonline.in. The physical form is to be submitted with all the supporting documents in the study center where the candidate wishes to seek admission. The fees for the program has to be paid online via Credit/Debit card. No other cash transaction will be allowed nor will the university be responsible for any such transaction with any one at the study center.


  • Commencement of Admissions: 29th June 2017 
  • Last Date for Registration & Submission of Online Applications: 24th August 2017 
  • Last Date for Registration & Submission of Online Applications with Late Fee Rs.200/-: 05th October 2017 

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List of study centres

(001) Govt. Degree College (Men), Adilabad; (002) Govt.Degree College (Men), Ananthapur; (003) Govt. Deg. College (Men), Kadapa; (004) Sir CRR College Eluru (West Godavari): (005) JKC College, Guntur; (006) SRR Govt.Deg.College, Karimnagar; (007) SR & BGNR Govt. Degree College, Khammam; (008) Silver Jubilee Govt. College, Kurnool; (009) MVS Govt. Arts & Science College, Mahabubnagar; (010) Nagarjuna Govt. Deg. College, Nalgonda; (011) Sri Sarvodaya College, Nellore; (012) Girraj Govt. College, Nizamabad; (013) CSR Sarma College, Ongole (014) Govt. Degree College, Rajahmundry; (015) Govt. Deg. College, Siddipet; (016) Govt. Degree College (Men), Srikakulam; (017) S.V. Arts & Science College, Tirupati; (019) Dr. V.S. Krishna Govt. Deg. College, Visakhapatnam; (020) M.R. College, Vijayanagaram (021) University Arts & Science College, Subedari, Hanmakonda, Warangal; (023) PG College (O.U.), Paradise X Roads, Secunderabad; (031) Centrel prison, Cherlapally Hyderabad (042) SRR & CVR Govt Degree college, Machavaram Vijayavada: (074) Centrel Prison, Rajamandry, East Godavari: (117) Centrel prison, Warangal (139) Sardar Patel College, Padmarao Nagar, Secunderabad; (166) Centrel prison,Kadapa, (208) STML Building Dr. BRAOU Campus, Road No.46, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

Contact Info:

All the students and general public who wish to contact this university can call on 23680 000 (25 lines)