The Directorate of Admissions, OU was established by the University in year 2000 with an aim to streamline the process of admissions to various courses offered by the university. The objective of introducing centralized admission is to conducts admissions in a systematic, transparent and student friendly manner. It is in these lines that the Directorate has been carrying out the task of admission process offered by the University and its affiliating institutions since 2000-2001 academic year. Besides, this office is also carrying out the process of admissions into various courses offered by Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi and Palamuru Universities since their inception. The Office of the Directorate of admissions is headed by Director and Supported by the joint Directors along with other Supporting Staff.