The Vice-Chancellor is the academic and executive head of the University. The Vice-Chancellor provides both academic and administrative leadership. The Vice-Chancellor is appointed by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Government. A search committee, consisting of nominees of the State Government, University and University Grants Commission prepares a panel of names, for the purpose. Based on this panel, the Government makes its selection. The Vice-Chancellor is appointed for a three year term and is eligible for reappointment for one more term.

The Vice-Chancellor is the Chairman of the Executive Council and Academic Senate. As such the Vice-Chancellor plays a pivotal role in formulating policies and taking major decisions - both academic and administrative. Although the Vice-Chancellor is empowered to take decisions by himself, yet the Vice-Chancellor very seldom exercises this option. The Vice-Chancellor is the appointing authority of all the officers of the University, including the heads of Departments, Chairmen of Boards of Studies, Principals etc. The Vice-Chancellor exercises control over the University's finances and keeps a watch on the performance of different academic and administrative wings. The reputation and image of the University broadly depends on the dynamism, vision and leadership provided by the Vice-Chancellor

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Prof. S. Ramachandram

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
University College of Engineering
Osmania University

Vice-Chancellor's Biography

S.Ramachandram(1959) born in the Village of Samalonibavi, Gurrampode Mandal, Nalgonda District did his schooling in Government Schools of Samalonibavi, Pittalagudem, and Koppole. Later he did his intermediate in the Government Junior College, Nalgonda. Later he received his bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering(1983), Masters in Computer Science and Engineering (1985) and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (2005) from Osmania University.

He is presently working as a Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Former Principal of University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He is also appointed as Convener, PGECET-2016, Telangana State

He also held several positions in the university as Dean(Informatics), HOD of Dept of CSE, Chairman Board of Studies, Vice Principal of University College of Engineering, Director University Computer Center, Additional Controller(EDP) Examination Branch, Nodal officer for TEQIP Project Phase-I and Project Coordinator for TEQIP Phase-II.

His research areas include Mobile Computing and Grid and Cloud Computing. He has authored books on Software Engineering, Operating Systems. He also held several positions in the university as a Chairman Board of Studies, Nodal officer for TEQIP Project Phase-I and Project Coordinator for TEQIP Phase-II.

He is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Computer Society of India (CSI) and Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) and ACM.

He visited the countries USA, UK, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal to present papers.