DOST Application Form 2020: The Telangana State of Higher Education conducts the Degree Online Services, Telangana (DOST) to offer admission into various undergraduate courses in the state of Telangana. The interested candidates can apply for admission by filling the DOST Application Form 2020 online from the official website. Basically, DOST solves the student’s problem of applying to the universities individually. Here, the candidates can apply for undergraduate courses in Six Universities i.e. Palamuru University, Satavahana University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kakatiya University, Osmania University. Also, they can apply to all 6 Universities of Telangana (OU, KU, PU, MGU, TU, SU) and have to pay only Rs.100 for all universities. This article gives details and information regarding the DOST Application Form and gives all the relevant information to the candidates.

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TS DOST Application Form 2020

DOST is an online portal for registration of admission in the universities of Telangana. The students who want to pursue undergraduate courses from the universities of Telangana state can fill the online application form. The admission council will release the DOST Online Application Form 2020 in the month of May 2020. However, the official notification regarding the same is not known yet. Candidates can keep a regular check of the official website of the council. Through Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST) 2019, candidates are offered admission to courses such as BA, B.Com, B.Sc, B.Com (Voc), B.Com (Hons), BSW, BBM, BCA, etc. Now let us look at more details of the admission process and important dates. Candidates can get more details in our other article DOST Telangana Admission 2020.

DOST Application Important Dates

The official notification regarding the admission process for the 2020 session is not released yet. However, we have given the tentative dates on the basis of the events of previous year events. Here are the Important Dates of DOST Admission provided through Telangana State Council of HigherEducation(TSCHE) for the candidates, who want to get admission in various undergraduate programs. These are tentative dates and are subject to change. Therefore, the candidates need to check the official dates from the website of the council.

DOST Admission 2020Dates (Tentative)
Notification releases on4th week of May 2020
DOST registration 2020 starts onLast week of May – 1st week of Jun 2020
Last date to submit the DOST application 20201st week of Jun 2020
Web options start fromLast week of May – 1st week of Jun 2020
The last date to submit an application with late fee of Rs. 4001st week of Jun 2020
Verification of Special Category Certificates1st week of Jun 2020 – PH/ CAP/NCC/ Extra-Curricular Activities/Sports & Games
Seat allotment- First List
2nd week of Jun 2020
Online reporting of students by online payment of college fee/seat reservation fee as the case may be2nd week of Jun 2020
II Phase registrations & Web Options only for sliding2nd week of Jun 2020
Seat Allotment-second list4th week of Jun 2020
Online Reporting to Colleges by StudentsLast week of Jun 2020
Verification of Special Category Certificates (for IInd Phase)2nd week of Jun 2020 – PH/ CAP/ Extra-Curricular Activities
III and last Phase Web Options and registrations for Supplementary students and those who have not registered and web options for allLast week of Jun 2020
Verification of Special Category Certificates (for IIIrd Phase)Last week of Jun 2020 – PH/ CAP/ Extra-Curricular Activities
Seat allotment- third listLast week of Jun 2020
Online reporting to Colleges by Students1st week of Jul 2020
Commencement of Classwork – I Semester1st week of Jul 2020
Intra College phase1st week of Jul 2020
Seat Allotment2nd week of July 2020

How to Fill TS DOST Application Form

Candidates can fill the TS DOST Application Form 2020 from the official website of the council. Therefore, those applicants  who are interested and eligible to get admission in the undergraduate program such as BA, B.Com, B.Sc, B.Com (Voc), B.Com (Hons), BSW, BBM, BCA, etc. in the State of Telangana through Degree Online Services, Telangana, they can fill the application form by following the process given below.

1. Pre-Registration and Aadhar Verification

  • First of all, the applicants need to go on the official webpage of Degree Online Services, Telangana (DOST). Here you will get the DOST Home Page.
  • In the next step, the candidates will have to do “Candidate Pre-Registration”.
  • Click on Candidate Pre-Registration.
  • Select Qualifying Board (Intermediate/Equivalent) from the drop-down. Enter the Hall Ticket Number. Select the Date of Birth in (DD/MM/YYYY) format.
  • Now the applicant has to fill in the Student Name, Gender and Father Name will be displayed. Enter Aadhaar number. Enter the Mobile number (seeded with Aadhaar) Mark the checkbox against the Declaration.
  • Click the button Click for Aadhaar Authentication. Enter the OTP received on the mobile. DOST ID will be generated and a success message will be displayed on the computer screen.
Here is the replica of Candidate’s Pre-Registration Form

DOST Application Form

2. Payment of Fees

  • Click on “Proceed for Payment” to pay DOST registration fee Note: If you choose “Payment Later”, you need to click on the Application Fee Payment tab on the DOST home page.
  • After clicking on “Proceed for Payment” a fee payment webpage will be displayed as shown in the screen below and you will be charged a DOST registration fee of Rs 200/-.
  • On clicking Proceed for payment button the control will lead you to the PAYMENT GATEWAY along with Student Payment Details.
  • Registration fees can be paid through T-Wallet, Credit Card or Debit Card or Internet Banking, etc.
  • Select the relevant option and click in “Proceed to Payment.” (NOTE: During the Payment process, DO NOT double clicks on buttons or click on Back / Refresh buttons or DO NOT close the browser abruptly, instead maintain patience as prompted on the screen & the transaction charges shall vary based on the payment method).
  • The confirmation of successful payment of Registration Fee is shown with the “Transaction is successful” item in the below web page Payment Status along with “Transaction Id”. (Note: Preserve both the ID’s for future correspondence).
  • A 6 digit alphanumeric PIN will be sent to the registered mobile number. DOST ID along with PIN can be used to log in to DOST

3. DOST Candidate Login

  • The candidate has two options either to proceed to fill in the application immediately or at a later date. Click on “Please Click here to Login” to log in to DOST, fill the application immediately and you will be taken to the Candidate login screen.
  • Or If you choose later time to log in and fill the application, simply close the window and in such case, you need to start from the DOST home page by clicking on the “Candidate login” tab. Candidate must enter DOST ID, PIN & click on “Sign In”.
  • Once the candidate enters the login details and press login, then a new window will open with a welcome message. Candidates can now start filling the online application form from here.

4. Filling the DOST Online Application Form Details

  • Now, the candidate can start filling the application by selecting the tab “Application Details Entry”.
  • The application contains all the fields pertaining to the candidate. Certain fields will be auto-populated with relevant data into them, such as Student Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Mobile No, Father’s Name and Mother’s name.
  • The candidate must also upload the photo and relevant supporting documents (if required).
  • At Intermediate/ 10+2/Equivalent Details section Hall Ticket Number, Qualifying Board, Course name, Marks secured, Maximum Marks, Studied at, Language Percentage, Group Percentage.
  • The candidate can select the entry of e-pass id is optional, Inter Medium of instruction, Inter Second language, SSC Hall Ticket Number, SSC/ Equivalent Medium of instruction, SSC/ Equivalent Second language, SSC/Equivalent Hall Ticket Number & Bridge course.
  • In the Present Address section the candidate must enter House no, District, Street, Mandal, Pi code and village. If the permanent address is the same as the present address and marks the checkbox. Otherwise, the candidate has to fill the permanent address section with the appropriate details.
  • The candidate if eligible can apply under various categories of reservations such as Children of Railway employee, Sports, and Games, Extracurricular activities, Children of Ex-servicemen, NCC, Are you having any participating/ Achievement Certificate in NCC.
  • Where ever applicable the candidate needs to mark the checkbox and select the relevant options and upload images of supporting documents in jpeg/jpg.
  • The candidate must also enter previous 7-year study details, select degree second language preference and checkmark against the declaration.
Replica of the Academic Details Page

DOST Application Form

5. Previewing and Submitting the Application Form

  • By clicking on preview the entered details are displayed. The application can be edited to make any changes.
  • The application can be submitted by clicking on “Submit”.
  • Candidates can view pop up alert as “Your application is submitted successfully. Please note your Application Number for further reference”.
  • The applicant can take print of the application by clicking on Print Application which will be useful for further correspondence.

6. Application Web Options

  • Click on “Click for Web Options”. A new window opens to the web options page. Applicants can exercise the Web options by either course wise or college wise.
  • On selecting “By course”, select the University, Course, and Medium.
  • If the candidate selects the option “By College”, Select University Name, University District, College Type, College Name (Courses offered in that particular college are displayed).
  • On this page, candidates can find details like University Name, Management Type, College Name, Course Name, Medium, Address, Regular / Restructured / Finance, Intake Seats, Fees, My Priority will be displayed.
  • The candidate can input their choice under “My Priority column”. This completes the college preference of the candidate.

This completes the process of filling the DOST Telangana Application Form 2020 and now the candidates are registered for the process of counselling. The candidate can “SAVE OPTIONS” and “CLEAR ALL OPTIONS”. On clicking the logout button on the menu bar, you can log out of the DOST portal.

Eligibility Criteria For DOST 2020

The admission council of Degree Online Services Telangana State lays a few eligibility criteria for admission into Undergraduate courses. Candidates who are aspiring to pursue any UG Course must look at the eligibility conditions. They must apply for TS DOST Application Form only if they fulfill the minimum eligibility conditions. Candidates can check the minimum eligibility criteria from the official website of the council. Otherwise, we are also providing the basic eligibility conditions for taking admissions into the universities of Telangana State. Here are a few basic eligibility conditions for applying for TS DOST Online Form 2020

  • The applicants must have Indian Citizenship.
  • They must be qualified in 10+2 with respective subjects from a recognized board.
  • The Eligibility Certificate from Board of Intermediate, Telangana State is required from the candidates of other boards.
  • On the basis of the aggregate marks of the candidates in the qualifying examination in the single attempt can get admission solely.
  • In case of a Tie-  If two or more than two candidates have the same aggregate marks, then marks secured in optional subjects, English language and age (Date of Birth) will be taken into consideration to break the tie.
  • Candidates seeking admission in B.Sc. course must have secured an aggregate of 40% marks in Science Subjects. Those who have passed qualifying exams with Arts/Commerce subjects are not eligible for admission to the B.Sc course.

Important Documents for DOST Application Form 2020

Candidates need to submit a few essential documents while filling the application form of DOST Telangana. They need to carry the original documents during the counselling round. Here are a few important documents which the candidates must mandatorily submit while filling the DOST Online Application Form in order to be eligible for the counselling process:

  • Mobile Number linked to Aadhaar number
  • Aadhaar number
  • Colour photograph
  • Games and Sports Certificate, if applicable
  • N.C.C. Certificate, if applicable
  • Extra-Curricular Certificate, if applicable
  • Caste Certificate Number issued by MEESEVA (If applying under any reservation).
  • Your Income Certificate Number issued by MEESEVA on or after 1st April 2020. (if the applicant seeks scholarship).
  • Sports, NCC, NSS, CAP and PH scanned certificate copies in case of availing admission under special category.
  • Physically Handicapped Certificate, if applicable
  • Ex-servicemen Certificates, if applicable

Courses Offered Through DOST 2020

The candidates aspiring to take admission through DOST Telangana must know the courses which they can opt from the universities. The students can opt for any undergraduate course from the colleges affiliated to Osmania University, Kakatiya University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Palamuru University, and Satavahana University. Here is a list of courses which can be opted by taking admission through Telangana DOST Program:

  • B.A
  • B.Com
  • B.Sc
  • B.Com (Voc)
  • B.Com (Hons)
  • BSW
  • BBM
  • BCA

DOST Application Reservation Policy

The council offers a reservation of seats for a section of applicants. The candidates who want to avail the benefit of reservation must produce valid documents in support of the reservation category. The applicants must fill the details before DOST Application Last Date in order to get the reservation in the process of admission. Here are the percentage of reservation for various categories. Candidates can check the details given below according to their category

CategorySeat Reservation
Scheduled Castes (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)6%
Backward Caste/ OBC29%
PWD3%
NCC and Other Categories4%

DOST Admission 2020: Highlights

Exam NameDOST
Full-FormDegree Online Services, Telangana
Courses OfferedUndergraduate
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Dateto be Announced
Conducting BodyTelangana State Council of Higher Education
Official Websitewww.dost.cgg.gov.in
HelpLine040-66662262
Email[email protected]
Other Important Links

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