Director, Academic

 
Introduction:
The Academic Branch of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University is headed by a Director. At present there are five faculties in the Academic Branch, consisting of various departments. Each Faculty is headed by a Dean. The Director (Academic) is assisted by an office to discharge his/her duties.
 
Objectives
The motto of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University is Education for All. The University has made higher education opportunities available to everyone irrespective of age, geographical location domestic or work responsibilities making learning while earning possible.
The objectives of this University are:
  • To provide educational opportunities to those students who could not take advantage of conventional institutions of higher learning.
  • To provide equality of educational opportunities for higher education through distance mode for a large segment of the population, including those in employment, women (including house-wives) and adults who wish to upgrade their education or acquire knowledge and studies in various fields.
  • To provide flexibility with regard to eligibility for enrolment, age of entry, choice of courses, methods of learning, conduct of examinations, and operation of the programmes.
  • To complement the programmes of the existing Universities in the State in the field of higher learning so as to maintain the highest standards on par with the best universities in the country.
  • To promote integration within the State through its policies and programmes.
  • To offer degree courses and non-degree certificate courses for the benefit of working population in various fields and for the benefit of those who wish to enrich their lives by studying subjects of cultural and aesthetic value.
  • To make provision of research and for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
  • To serve as a source of continuing education, consultancy and to provide equal access to knowledge and higher Education.
Functions
The functions of the Academic Branch are: Designing and planning and design of academic programmes/courses.
  • Academic coordination, including course development in print and electronic and course maintenance. 
  • Monitoring of Academic counseling and conduct of Summer/Winter schools.
  • Offering Subject/Discipline based Research and System based Research Programmes.
  • Organizing hands on Training & Laboratory work. Participating in the Student Evaluation related work.
  • The Academic building houses the Chambers of the Director (Academic), Offices of the Teaching and Non-teaching staff, Faculty Room, Laboratories, Synergy Halls, Multi-media Lab, Language Lab, Conference Hall, Museums of Zoology and Geology and Research Project Offices. It also houses a Graphic Unit which assists the Faculty in preparing Cover Designs, Charts, Diagrams, Brochures, etc.
Achievements
At the UG level, new programmes and alternatives, like Computer Applications and Statistics, have been added. Geography as an optional subject at Degree level from Faculty of Social Sciences, is also Launched from AY 2022-23. The two main purposes of higher education are research and publication. With an aim to provide high-quality research in higher education, Research Programmes that were previously offered in the disciplines of Social Sciences and Commerce & Management, have now been introduced in the disciplines of Science, Arts and Education, as well. I am delighted to report that 75 students have enrolled in the research programmes during 2019-2022.
 
Infrastructure
  • Conference Hall
  • Faculty Room
  • Bhavanam Venkatram Auditorium
  • Synergy Halls
  • Multimedia Lab
  • Language Lab
  • Lift

 

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Name Designation CONTACT NUMBER OFFICIAL MAIL ID
Prof. Ghanta Pushpa Chakrapani In-Charge
Faculty of Arts
040-23541389, 23544741 deanarts@braou.ac.in
Prof. I.Anand Pawar Dean
Faculty of Commerce
040-23541383,23680441 deancommerce@braou.ac.in
Prof.Ghanta Pushpa Chakrapani Dean
Faculty of Sciences
040-23541375 deansciences@braou.ac.in
Prof. Srinivas Rao Vaddanam Dean
Faculty of Social Sciences
9281013627 dean-sciences@braou.ac.in

Name DEANS CONTACT NUMBER OFFICIAL MAIL ID
Dr. A. Kishore Kumar Reddy Associate Professor
English
23680423 akkumarreddy@braou.ac.in
Dr. K. Rani Rajitha Madhuri Assistant Professor & Head I/C
English
9281013618 krrmadhuri@braou.ac.in
Dr.N.Rajani Assistant Professor & Head I/C
Telugu
9281013642 nrajani@braou.ac.in
Dr.D.Rabindranath Solomon Associate Professor & Head I/c
Department of Commerce
9281013629 drsolomon@braou.ac.in
Prof. I. Anand Pawar Professor
Business Management
9281013617 deancommerce@braou.ac.in
Dr. K. Sridevi Associate Professor & Head I/c
Mathematics
9281013619 ksreedevi@braou.ac.in
Prof .G. Pushpa Chakrapani Professor & Head
Physics
9281013615 gpchakrapani@braou.ac.in
Dr. Prameela Kethavath Assistant Professor & Head I/C
Chemistry
9281013615 prameela@braou.ac.in
Prof .G. Pushpa Chakrapani Dean, Science & Head I/C
Botany
9281013615 gpchakrapani@braou.ac.in
Prof .G. Pushpa Chakrapani Dean, Science & Head I/C
Zoology
9281013615 gpchakrapani@braou.ac.in
Prof. Chandrakala Professor & Head I/C
Education
9281013624 chandrakala@braou.ac.in
Dr. K. Krishna Reddy Assistant Professor & Head I/c
Economics
9281013620 reddy@braou.ac.in
Prof. Pallavi Kabde Professor & Head
Public Administration
9281013646 pallavikabde@braou.ac.in
Dr. Gunti Ravinder Professor
Political Science
9281013627 gravinder@braou.ac.in
Dr. G. Lakshmi Associate Professor & Head
Political Science
9281013627 glakshmi@braou.ac.in
Dr. G. Dayakar Associate Professor & Head
History
9281013625 gdayakar@braou.ac.in
Prof Srinivas Rao Vaddanam Dean & Head I/C
Psychology
9281013627 ghantac@braou.ac.in
Prof Srinivas Rao Vaddanam Dean & Head I/C
Journalism and Mass Communication
04023680460 vsrinivasrao@braou.ac.in
Prof. Srinivas Rao Vaddanam Dean, Social Sci & Head I/C
Geography
23680460 headgeography@braou.ac.in
Dr. B. Srinivas Associate Professor & Head
Sociology
23680479 headsociology@braou.ac.in

Name Designation CONTACT NUMBER OFFICIAL MAIL ID
S.Saritha Sr,Asst
Academic
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Md.Miya Jani JACT
Academic
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G.Narsi Reddy O.S
Academic
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B.Narsaiah O.S
Academic
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L.Laxmamma Sweeper
Academic
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Jaya Lakshmi O.S
Academic
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