Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is broadly mandated developing urdu, imparting technical education through Urdu and educational empowerment of women.
Maulana Azad National Urdu University is located in Gachibowli which lies to the north-west part of Hyderabad but in reality, forms part of Hyderabad’s centre of educational hub, surrounded by multinational companies, a central university and international business institutions. The University which sits on 200 acres of land accommodates a large number of academic and administrative buildings with parks and green lawns, and houses for faculty and staff. To be precise MANUU campus houses 14 academic and administrative buildings, four hostels for men and women, three guest houses, one building for canteen, one building for bank and post office, 94 residential quarters for the faculty and staff of the University, an open air theater and a sports complex.
Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), which is a national and central university, is established by an act of Parliament. It received an ‘A grade’ from NAAC in 2009. It offers both Campus and Distance Modes of Education to cater to the higher education aspirations and needs of the Urdu knowing and speaking community. The University has been offering Distance Education programmes from the very year of its establishment. After six years, that is, from 2004, it started offering programmes in Campus, through Regular mode. The Regular mode programmes are now imparted through six schools of studies: namely, 1) School of Languages, Linguistics & Indology, 2) School of Commerce & Business Management, 3) School of Education & Training 4) School of Journalism & Mass Communications 5) School of Arts & Social Sciences and 6) School of Sciences, imparting education in 14 disciplines leading to Masters and Research Degrees.