DOST Counselling 2021: The counselling of DOST Telangana will begin after the announcement of the result of DOST. Counselling is usually the final step in the process of admission. Therefore, the candidates whose names appear in the merit list must sit for counselling. The Degree Online Services, Telangana State (DOST) invites an application form for online admission in various degree colleges of Telangana. The officials will release the notification of the admission schedule very soon. The candidates who want to apply for the undergraduate courses in the universities of Telangana State can apply for the DOST 1st Counselling Date for the academic session 2021-22. The interested candidates can fill the DOST Application Form 2021 from the official website of the Degree Online Services Telangana.

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The process for the DOST registration of candidates begins tentatively in the month of August 2021. Therefore, the interested aspirants need to visit the official website of DOST in order to get the latest updates. However, the candidates can get all the relevant information related to DOST Online Counselling 2021 including important dates, counselling procedure as well as the list of essential documents required during the counselling process.

DOST Telangana Counselling 2021

The Telangana Council of Higher Education (TCHE) conducts the process of DOST Online Counselling for admission into various undergraduate courses in the state. Candidates who wish to take part in the counselling process need to register themselves by filling the online application form. The online registration is easily available on the official website of DOST ( and it is very easy for the students to obtain admission through the scheme of DOST. Through Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST), 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 some of the important DOST Degree Counselling Date for the convenience of the candidates.

Telangana DOST Counselling Highlights

Admission PortalTS DOST (Degree Online Services Telangana)
EventTS DOST Counselling 2021
Counselling BodyTelangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)
Academic year2021-21
CoursesUndergraduate programs
Registration datesAugust 2021
Mode of registrationOnline
Mode of CounsellingOffline/Online
List of Universities ParticipatingPalamuru University, Satavahana University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kakatiya University, Osmania University
DOST HelplineProf. R. Limbadri
Convenor, DOST& Vice- Chairman-I
Telangana State Council of Higher Education
Address: Opp. Mahavir Hospital, Masab Tank,
Hyderabad – 500 028.
Phone No. 040-66662262
Mail ID: [email protected]

TS DOST Counselling 2021: Important Dates

The officials of the Telangana Council of Higher Education (TCHE) will release the official notification for DOST Counselling Date on its official website. The notification comes in the month of May tentatively. However, the candidates must keep a regular check of the official website in order to get the latest updates on the application form and counselling dates. Students can get more information about the process of DOST Admission 2021. However, we are providing a list of few important dates for the TS Counselling 2021 in the table given below.

Admission Schedule DOST 2021-22

S.NODetailsDates (Tentative)
2Phase I Registrations
(with registration fee of Rs.200/-)
24.08.2021 to 07.09.2021
3Web options29.08.2021 to 08.09.2021
4Verification of Special Category Certificates(i) 03.09.2021 PH/ CAP
(ii) 04.09.2021 – NCC/ Extra Curricular Activities
(at All University Help Line Centers from 10:00 AM )
5Phase I Seat allotment16.09.2021
6Online self-reporting (by online payment of college fee/seat reservation fee as the case may be) by students17.09.2021 to 22.09.2021
7Phase II registration
(with registration fee of Rs.400/-)
17.09.2021 to 23.09.2021
8Phase II web options17.09.2021 to 23.09.2021
9Phase II Verification of Special Category Certificates(i) 21.09.2021 – PH/CAP/NCC/Extra Curricular Activities
(at All University Help Line Centers from 10:00 AM )
10Phase II Seat allotment28.09.2021
11Online self-reporting (by online payment of college fee/ seat reservation fee as the case may be) by students28.09.2021 to 02.10.2021
12Phase III registration
(with registration fee of Rs.400/-)
28.09.2021 to 03.10.2021
13Phase III web options28.09.2021 to 03.10.2021
14Verification of Special Category Certificates(i) 30.09.2021 – PH/ CAP/ NCC/ Extra Curricular Activities
(at All University Help Line Centers from 10:00 AM )
15Phase III Seat allotment08.10.2021
16Online self-reporting (by online payment of college fee/ seat reservation fee as the case may be) by students08.10.2021 to 10.10.2021
17Reporting to Colleges by the students who have already confirmed their seats online (self-reporting) in Phase-I, Phase-II and Phase-III08.10.2021 to 12.10.2021
18Commencement of class work, Semester-Iwill be announced later

How to Participate in DOST Counselling 2021

TS DOST Counselling 2021 is an online portal, and candidates interested in procuring admission in State universities are required to register online by visiting the official website. Students need to first complete pre-registration form and pay the required amount of the application fee. It is advised that you should keep details like your mobile number with Aadhaar, update name, gender and date of birth as per SSC/Intermediate certificate in Aadhaar in advance. Once the aspirants have registered and paid the fee, they can then fill the DOST Application and Exercise web options. They can follow the below-given steps in order to participate in DOST Online Counselling 2021:

  • Verify your Aadhaar number seeded/linked with your mobile number through the
    link, well in advance.
  • Link your mobile number with your Aadhaar number, name, gender, and date of
    birth as per SSC/Intermediate Certificate, well in advance.
  • Now, visit the official website of DOST Counselling by clicking on for doing the online registration. Click on the Counselling 2021 link in the updates section of the portal.
  • Applicants have to enter their DOST Application Number/ Roll Number in the space given on the page. Click on the “Submit” option at the end of the page.
  • After submitting the credentials, a new page opens on the screen. From here the candidates have to check for “DOST Counselling Letter 2021” and click on the link.
  • The counselling Call Letter appears on the page from where the candidates have to take a print of the same. Click on “Print” and take the print out of the admission call letter for DOST Counselling.
  • Candidates must keep the soft copy of the call letter for future reference.

Documents Required For DOST Online Counselling

The candidates must carry a list of essential documents with them on the day of the DOST Degree Counselling. They must carry both copies of the original as well as the photocopies of the documents along with them. Counselling is basically the final step in the process of admission. The officials of the counselling body verify the original documents of the candidates and finally grant them the admission on the basis of their preference. After the process of counselling the next step is the DOST Seat Allotment 2021. It is mandatory for all the candidates to be ready with the following documents/essentials at the time of admission for participating in DOST 2nd Round Counselling :

  • Mobile Number linked to Aadhaar number
  • Aadhaar number
  • Colour photograph
  • Caste Certificate (with CND number and sub-caste), if applicable
  • Income Certificate, on or after 01.01.2018
  • Games and Sports Certificate, if applicable
  • N.C.C. Certificate, if applicable
  • Extra-Curricular Certificate, if applicable
  • Physically Handicapped Certificate, if applicable
  • Ex-servicemen Certificates, if applicable

FAQ’S Regarding DOST Counselling

Q.1: What is DOST?
Ans. DOST full form is Degree Online Services Telangana. It is an easy way to apply for UG courses at six universities under DOST. This counselling process started by Telangana state helps you in choosing UG courses with all the information. Also, it minimizes the efforts and maximizes the choice to opt for undergraduate courses.
Q.2. Where candidates can find all the details, notifications, timetable, press release and other information issued by the DOST 2021?
Ans.- You can find all the information DOST 2021 official website.
Q3. How much does Counselling cost?
Ans. The fees of the counselling are different for different universities. Candidates can check the Counselling Fees from the official website of the universities they are opting for.
Q4. Is a candidate who have studied in other states eligible for admission DOST 2021?
Ans. Yes, such candidates are eligible for counselling.
Q5. Is it compulsory to have an Aadhaar no for DOST 2021?
Ans. Yes, and it is also necessary to have a mobile no. seeded to Aadhaar card.
Q6. Is a polytechnic pass out candidate eligible for DOST 2021?
Ans. Yes. Such candidates are eligible to apply for DOST 2021.
Q7. Can a candidate edit the application form after submitting it?
Ans. The application form can be edited before the submission of web options. Candidates can edit application form before the submission of web options as many times as they want.
Q8. How many colleges/ universities can a candidate select during web option?
Ans. Candidates can select any no of colleges/universities as there is no maximum or minimum limit.


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