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Faculty of Arts

Department of Telugu


Department of Telugu was established in the year 1929. In the year 1950, Second Language Telugu at Degree level was introduced. Post Graduate course in Telugu (Master of Arts, Telugu) were added in 1984 – 85. The Dept offers Telugu as a second Language, Modern Language and Literature at Degree level. Master of Arts Telugu Literature at PG level.


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Prof. V. Nityananda Rao, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
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He has 25 years of Teaching experience. His specialization is Modern Literature, Classical Literature,& Research Methodology. Prof. V. Nityananda Rao is a Member, Departmental Committee, Telugu, OU, Member Board of Studies UG & PG Telugu, OU. Examiner, Telugu language Test to the Civil Services officers A.P.P.S.C. Hyd. Examiner, special language Test for Education officers A.P.P.S.C. Hyd. Member, B.O.S., B.H.U. Banaras U.P. Member BOS, Examiner, Banglore University, Banglore - 2011. Prof. V. Nityananda Rao published , 1. Vishwavidyalayallo Telugu Parishodhana, (1st Edition 1987: Revised Edition 1998), Latest Edition 2013 2. Chandrarekha Vilapam - Toli Vikata Prabandham in 1990 (M.Phil ) 3. Telugu Sahityamlo Parody, 1994 (Ph.D) 4. Hasa Vilasam (2005). 5. Bharateeya Jwalitha Chethana Bankimchandra (2006). 6. Nithya Vaividhyam (2007). 7. Nithyanusheelanam (Critical essays- 2010) 8. Rajaneethignudu Boorgula Ramakrishna Rao (Biography -2011) 9. Parishodhana Paddhatulu He edited, 1. Navayuga Rathnalu (Critical essays on modern Poets by Prof G.V.Subrahmanyam - 1996) 2. Parisodhana Vyasa Manjari, Vol -I (A Digest of Ph.D. Theses in Telugu) 2009. 3. Parisodhana Vyasa Manjari, Vol - II(A Digest of Ph.D. Theses in Telugu) 2010. 4. Aadhunika Basha Sasthram - Prakarya Basha Paper - V M.A. (Telugu) Final C.D.E.O.U. He published 1000 articles in various Telugu journals. He has 24 years of Teaching experience in the University. He prodused 5 M.Phils and 6 Ph.Ds under his supervision. 8 M.Phil, Ph.Ds are in process. He got, 1. Gurajada Apparao Gold Medal, in M.A. (Telugu); 2. Dharmanidhi Puraskaram by P. S. Telugu University 2007.; 3. Koumudi Arts Puraskar for the Best critic- 2010.; 4. Bheemanna Sahithi nidhi, Kothuri Subbaiah Deekshithulu Venkata Laxmi Puraskaram-2011.5. Navya Nataka Samithi Puraskaram, 2012 ; 6. Jyotsna Kalaapeetham Puraskaram -2013.


Dr. P. VARIJA RANI(Head), M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D.
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She has 6 years of teaching experience in UG & PG at University level. Her Specialization is Comparative Literature (Sanskrit & Telugu), Classical Poetry, Telugu Vyakaranam, Chandassu & Alakara Shastram. She Presented and published 10 articles in literary magazines and seminars. 1. Paper on Mudigonda Veerabhadraiah as a Critic for a seminar souvenir on “ Adhunika Vimarshakulu – Prasthaanalu” ( samkalikulu) published by the A.V.P.G. Center, Hyderabad. 2. Presented a paper on Shataka Padyalu - Prayojanalu at Bhasha Brahmotsavalu conducted by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam in November 2007. 3. Published an article on Adhikshepa Kavi Kaloji in the literary journal ‘Moosi’. 4. Published an article on “Baala Vyakaranam pai Paanineeyam Prabhavam” the literary journal Moosi in March 2008. 5. Published an article on Ashubha nivarini – Surya Sataka published in the literary journal Moosi. 6. Presented a paper on Kavitwa KaLa – Annamayya Drushti in the seminar conducted by Osmania University, in the month of April 2009. 7. Presented a paper on “ Molla Ramayanam – Padya Shilpam” in the seminar conducted by Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa Dist. In the month of March 21, 2011. 8. Published an article on “Impact of Globalization On Indian Polity, Telugu Language and Literature” Osmania Journal of Social Sciences ( in English) With colleagues in the year 2011.Presented a paper on “ Kanyasulkam – Sthree Paatralu” in a National Seminar conducted by Kakatiya University, 2012. Presented a paper on “ Veturi – Roopakaanuvaadaalu” conducted by Prof. Masana Chennappa and TTD. In 2013. Edited and published a book Adhunika Sahitya Vimarsa Reetulu with two other authors on behalf of A.V. College P.G. Center, Hyderabad. Edited and published a book Adhunika Sahitya Vimarsakulu – Prasthanalu (Toli – Mali taralu) with two other authors on behalf of A.V. College P.G. Center, Hyderabad. Edited and published a book Adhunika Sahitya Vimarshakulu - Prasthanalu (Samakalikulu) with with two other authors on behalf of A. V. College P.G Center, Hyderabad. Edited and published a book Raja Yogi, a collection of essays by Emesco publications, Hyderabad. Published a book Prachina Telugu Kavula Vimarsha Drukpathaalu on the occasion of Prapancha Telugu Mahasabhalu, by Potti Sree Ramulu Telugu University. Additional Qualifications: M.A (Sanskrit), MCJ, PGDCA. Qualified UGC – NET, AP-SLET, Completed Junior Research Fellow Project from Ministry Of Culture, Govt of India, for 2 years. Minor Research Project in progress.Completed 2 Refresher Courses, 1 Orientation Program and 2 Workshops.


Dr. Ale VIJAYA LAXMI, M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D.
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She has been working in this college from 1998. Her educational qualifications are M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D, NET in Telugu M.A. Sanskrit, P.G. Diploma in applied linguistics and Master in communication Journalism (MCJ). She has presented Research paper in two International Seminars and Seven National Seminars. She attended so many workshops and seminars. She has published one Kavitha Samputi named SAMUDRAM, 12 Research publications in various literary Magazines. She wrote so many short stories which were published in various popular magazines. She has worked as Warden of the Osmania University campus hostel for women Block-II during 2012-13.


P. ANURADHA, M.A,M.Phil .
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Persuing Ph.D on “ Samakalina Sahithyamlo Vrutti Jeevana Chitrana” from Osmania Universty, Hyderabad from 2008. Completed M.Phil on “ Mundla Karra Oka Parishelana” from Osmania University, Hyderabad in the year – 2006. Working as a Lecturer in the Dept of Telugu, From 2007. University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad.


GADDAM. MOHAN RAO, M.Phil (Telugu) .
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He is Persuing Ph.D on “Chindu kalakarula Jeevanachitranam-Sahityanusheelanam”. M.Phil (Telugu):Chindu Bhagavatam Vasthvu Pradarshanareethula Adhyayanam.in 2010 From University of Hyderabad. Qualified U.G.C-NET:June2008, June2009&Dec2010.JRF in 2013. He Participated in UGC-SAP-DRS-I,National Seminar on “Neologigam”, conducted by Dept of Telugu,UOH. He Participated in UGC-SAP-DRS-I,National Seminar on” Lexicography-tools”conducted by PSTU.Participated in UGC National Seminar on”Research Methodology-Research Supervision” conducted by Dept of Telugu,O.U. He published “Ame chindu Kanulavindu” Article published in Andhra Prabha Daily.2008.“Chindu Bhagavatam Pradarshnareethulu” in Andhra Prabha magazine.2009. He Got Consolation Prize on” Telamgana Saguneeru” conducted by Telangana Utsavacommitee,Hyderabad in the year 2007. Got First prize on Pratyeka Telangana- Anubhavalu Gunapataalu, conducted by Telangana Utsavacommitee,Hyderabad in the year 2008.


Usha Sree Chowhan, M.Phil .
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She is persuing Ph.D from March, 2011 - Osmania University of Hyderabad. on“Eenadu Antharyami shirshika Samgraanusheelanam”. She did M.Phil – on “Telugulo Gadhasapthasati – Oka Parisheelana” in April, 2010 from Osmania University of Hyderabad. She attended 4 Seminars, and 1 Workshop, Titled Research Methodlogy & Research supervision at Department of Telugu Arts College Osmania University,Hyderabad conducted by UGC. Appointed as MPDO in Kurnool district through APPSC Group – I Recruitment in the year 2007. Presently working as Lecturer through RGNF Department of Telugu, Women’s college (OU), Koti, Hyderabad. S.N.M. Gupta Rolling Cup for the Best Student in Telugu Optional in year 2001-02 – Women’s college (OU), Koti, Hyderabad. NET qualified in year June, 2006.


S. VIJAY KUMAR 
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Mr. Salla Vijaya Kumar is pursuing Ph.D. in Osmania University. He joined as a JRF Research Scholar in Osmania University in the year2010 and became a part time Lecturer in 2012. He presented a paper on “Telugu Kavitvam Gurajada Mutylasaralu” in “Gurajada Appa Rao Sahityotsavam” organized by the Department of Telugu, Osmania University on 14-09-2012.He presented a paper on “Gurajada Mutyalasarallo Navyata” in “Gurajada Venkata AppaRao gari 150va Jayanthi Utsavalu” organized by the Yuva Bharathi on 15-09-2012. He presented a paper on “Kavi Galalalo Jashuva” in “Jashuva Sahithya Samalochanam” organized by the Department of Telugu, Osmania University from 19-03-2013 to 20-03-2013. “Veturi 125va Jayanthi – Sahitya Sadassu” Conducted by Department of Telugu, Osmania University on 12-02-2013. “Research Methodology and Research Supervision” organized by the Department of Telugu, Osmania University from 10-08-2012 to 11-08-2012. “Utility of Indianjournals.com and Indian Citation index” organized by the Osmania University library on 04-04-2013. He also participated in : “Ugadi Kavi Sammelanam” organized by “Palamuru Sahithi” in Mahabub Nagar on 07-04-2013. “12 Gantala Kavi Sammelanam” organized by “Telangana Rachayitala Vedika” in Osmania University, Hyderabad on 19-05-2013. He got a complimentary prize for an essay “Shastri Gari Jeevitam - Rachanalu” in Essay writing competition in “Veturi 125va Jayanthi – Sahitya Sadassu” Conducted by Department of Telugu, Osmania University on 12-02-2013.