University of Hyderabad

University of Hyderabad (UoH), founded in 1957, is a public research University located in Hyderabad, India. The University has more than 5000 students and 400 faculties spanning across several disciplines from science, arts and humanities. UoH offers degrees at the Masters (2-year Masters and 5-year integrated Masters) and Doctoral level. The University has built up a reputation for providing high quality academic training and has been recognized through a number of awards: PURSE, given by the Prime Minister of India, a grading of A, which is the highest, by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University is counted among the top 100 in Asia in many of its academic areas of study. UoH has received several awards and honours cementing its position as one of the premier higher education institutes in India. In 2015, it received the award for the best central university in India awarded by the President of India. Several students graduating with doctoral degrees from the University of Hyderabad go on to occupy faculty and research positions in various institutes throughout India. The Center for Neural and Cognitive Sciences (CNCS) is a multidisciplinary research centre where faculty and students are engaged in research on human cognition and neuroscience. Researchers are also working on electrophysiology and behaviour in simpler organisms such as grasshopper and drosophila to elucidate the neural mechanisms leading to complex behaviour. The Centre currently offers a 2-year master’s degree in neural and cognitive science and a doctoral degree in Cognitive Science. There are 4 permanent faculty, several associated faculty from neighboring institutions and departments, about 20 PhD students and 30 masters students. For More details see :