DOST 2021: Degree Admission through Online Mode

The Degree Online Services, Telangana – DOST 2020 notification and a detailed schedule have been issued by TSCHE for degree admissions. The online applications are invited for admissions into all UG courses.

Such as B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.Com.(Voc)/ B.Com.(Hons)/BSW/BBA/BBM/BCA etc., offered by all colleges affiliated to Osmania University, Kakatiya University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Palamuru University and Satavahana University respectively for the academic year 2020- 2021 through the official website of DOST –

DOST 2020: Degree Admissions through Online Mode
DOST 2020: Degree Admissions through Online Mode

DOST Alert

Web Note by Telangana State Council of Higher Education: The services on DOST Portal are stalled(stopped) due to COVID 19 pandemic. We express our concern to the student community and the parents for postponing the registrations of the undergraduate programmes. The Convener’s Office shall inform the next date of admissions and the updated schedule in due course.

Web Note by DOST: DOST 2020 Phase-I registrations and web options are postponed for 15 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The updated schedule will be announced later.

In detailed: ‘DOST’ Registrations Postponed – Degree online admission process has been postponed. DOST Convener has announced that the online services Telangana (DOST) registrations and web options are postponed for the online degree admissions due to coronavirus cases are increasing in the state.

DOST process dates will be revealed soon. The state government has already postponed all entrance exams (AL TS CETs) due to corona.

Dost online admissions process is in three stages. The notification for this was released by the Higher Education Council on June 22. According to the notification, the first phase of registrations has been stopped due to COVID 19 crisis. But, Dost registrations and web options registration process begins on August 24.

DOST Application Fee Rs.200. In T State, more than thousand-degree colleges are offering seats in 200 courses

DOST Features

Only one DOST Online application is required to admission in six universities in T State. You can choose which course you want to join. There is no need to apply to every college separately. Knowing the Admission procedures, you can easily enroll in the desired course.

DOST (Degree Online Service, Telangana) has been released for admission to govt and private degree colleges in Telangana. DOST is the only way in Telangana to get undergraduate courses like BA, BCom, BSc, BBA, BBM and BCA. Several steps have been taken to make the students comfortable in the admission process. From registration to admission, every step is easy.

DOST is the only channel for enrolling in govt and private colleges. The notification said that the portal was customized completely student friendly. You can login to the portal with the intermediate hall ticket number.

State-based colleges Degree Admissions 2020 in Telangana: All the students who have successfully passed the Intermediate Public Examination, 2020. Degree is the next step in your academic pursuit. TSCHE and CCE welcomes you to the online platform, DOST 2020-21.

DOST facilitates you to join in UG courses like (B.A., B. Com, B.Sc., BBA, BCA, BBM). DOST offers single window platform (DOST website for seeking admission into any of the undergraduate courses in any of the state universities.

The process of admission is simple. It is student friendly and one can do it by himself/herself. Candidate must register himself/herself by visiting the website and logging in by the Intermediate hall ticket number.

New features in DOST 2020: Additional services for the students are planned to ease their burden during COVID 19.

  • To avoid human touch, Real time Digital Face Recognition of T App Folio is introduced. (This service is applicable only for the students who passed out from Telangana BIE).
  • The students must install Mobile based T App Folio which contains DOST ID generation service.
  • Students must enter Hall ticket Number of TSBIE, Date of Birth, Aadhaar Number and Mobile Number.
  • On verification of Hall Ticket, Date of Birth, Uniqueness of Aadhaar and Uniqueness of Mobile, the details of the data (Candidate’s Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Gender, Candidate’s Photograph) would be returned to TS App Folio application.
  • On successful authentication of live photograph (selfie photo) with the photograph available in TSBIE service, DOST ID is generated.
  • Students will be given information of DOST ID and PIN generated over SMS and on App.
  • The students can go for further process of registration and exercise web options on DOST online web portal.

DOST Registration Fee

Rs.200/- for Phase I DOST Registration Fee:

As per the schedule, registration for the first phase of admissions with a fee of Rs.200 can be done from 24.08.2020 to 09.09.2020 and web options can be exercised from 29.08.2020 to 09.09.2020. The first phase seat allotment will be done on 21.09.2020 and students can self-report online from 21.09.2020 to 26.09.2020.

Rs.400/- for Phase II DOST Registration Fee:

With registration fee of Rs.400, candidates can enroll for second phase admissions from 21.09.2020 to 25.09.2020 and they can give web options from 21.09.2020 to 26.09.2020 while seat allotment will be done on 21.09.2020 to 26.09.2020. Students who are allotted a seat have to self-report online from 01.10.2020 to 06.10.2020.

Rs.400/- for Phase III DOST Registration Fee:

The candidates can register for third phase admissions from 01.10.2020 to 05.10.2020 and can also exercise web options from 01.10.2020 to 06.10.2020. While seat allotment will be done on 10.10.2020, self-reporting can be done on 10.10.2020 to 15.10.2020.

Online Self Reporting by Students

Students who have already confirmed their seats online by self-reporting in Phase-I, II and III must report to colleges as per the schedule. The colleges will hold orientation for students and classwork for semester-I will commence from October 1.

T App Folio

Students seeking admissions into conventional degree courses through Degree Online Services, Telangana (DOST) 2020 can now register using the T App Folio, a real-time digital face recognition system.

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the TSCHE and CCE has introduced the new feature service is applicable only for students who passed out from Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TS BIE).

For registering, candidates must download and install the T App Folio on their mobile phone, which contains DOST ID generation service. The students should seed in their BIE hall ticket number, date of birth, Aadhaar number and mobile number in the app.

On verification of these details along with authentication of a live photograph (selfie photo) with photograph available with the TS BIE, a DOST ID is generated. Students can go in for the further process of registration and exercise of web options through the DOST online web portal

Students can also register with DOST at the helpline centres or MeeSeva centres. A total of 60 Help Line Centres (HLCs) including one State HLC, six university HLCs, 33 district HLCs and 20 college HLCs.

Apart from registrations, these centres will help students in rectifying any mismatch with Aadhaar details and rectify any wrong uploading of certificates.

Students whose Aadhaar number is already linked with a number can directly register on the DOST website with mobile OTP authentication. If a student’s mobile number is not linked with Aadhaar details, such student have to link his/her parent’s mobile number to their Aadhaar number.

DOST Online Grievance system

In order to resolve issues of the candidates, an online grievance system has also been introduced. A WhatsApp Chatbot with number 7901002200 has been integrated with the DOST system. Apart from the DOST web portal, students can also receive updates through the

  • DOST Facebook page: and
  • DOST Twitter:
  • DOST WhatsApp Chatbot number: 7901002200
  • DOS Web Portal:

DOST 2020 Phase I registrations

The DOST 2020 Phase I registration was closed on 09-09-2020. Students are required to pay a one-time registration fee of Rs 200, which can be paid through Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking/ Twallet. The web options for Phase I registration will be enabled and the Phase I seat allotment will be released. The selected candidates need to report online between as per the above mentioned schedule

DOST 2020 Phase II registrations

The Phase II registration would be closed on 25-09-2020. Candidates need to pay Rs 400 for the second phase registration. The web options for Phase II registration will be activated and the Phase II seat allotment will be published. The selected candidates need to report online between as per the phase 2 schedule

DOST 2020 Phase III registrations

The Phase III registration as follow the schedule

TS DOST 2020 Important Dates

First Phase

  • First Phase DOST Registrations:
  • Registrations: 24.08.2020 to 09.09.2020
  • web options: 29.08.2020 to 09.09.2020
  • Seat allotment- First List: 21.09.2020
  • Online Self Reporting by candidates in I-phase: 21.09.2020 to 26.09.2020

Second Phase*

  • Second Phase DOST Registrations:
  • Registrations: 21.09.2020 to 25.09.2020
  • Web Options: 21.09.2020 to 26.09.2020
  • Seat allotment- Second List: 01.10.2020
  • Online Self Reporting by candidates in II Phase: 01.10.2020 to 06.10.2020

Third Phase

  • Third Phase DOST Registrations:
  • Registrations: 01.10.2020 to 05.10.2020
  • Web options: 01.10.2020 to 06.10.2020
  • Seat allotment –Final List: 10.10.2020
  • Online Self Reporting by the Candidates-Final Phase: 10.10.2020 to 15.10.2020
  • Commencement of Ist Semester Classes: will be announced later

Apply for DOST 2020

TSCHE has started the Degree Online Services, Telangana (Dost) 2020 for students who have cleared their TS inter exams. Through this portal, they can apply for admissions to undergraduate courses.

Students who have cleared the TS Inter exams can apply for admissions to any state-based university by applying at Candidate can register themselves at the website by logging in by with their intermediate hall ticket number.

Through this portal, students will be able to apply for courses and colleges of their preference. Seats will be allotted according to their choice and merit. Those who get offered a seat will have to confirm by self-reporting and paying the fee.

In case a student does not want to accept the seat, they can reserve it and wait for the second allocation. Those who select a seat online will be called for physical verification to the colleges from August 20 to 24.

How to register for DOST 2020

Students will have to link their mobile number with their Aadhaar number and verify the same at the DOST website. An OTP will be sent to them. The registration can also be done through the official mobile app of the state government T App Folio, and MeeSeva Centre as well in order to register. A registration fee of Rs 200 will be applicable.

After the registration students will get DOST ID and PIN. This will be further useful in logging into the website anytime in the future. Students will be able to fill the application form only after registration.

Seat Reservation Process and fee reimbursement

Entering of MeeSeva Caste Certificate Number (with CND number and sub-caste), issued by Government of Telangana is mandatory for seat allotment under reservation. Income Certificate taken on or after 01.04.2019 (valid only for DOST 2020), N.C.C. Certificate, Extra Curricular Activities Certificate, Physically Challenged Certificate, CAP (Children of Armed Personnel) Certificate should be uploaded.

ePass Fee Reimbursement

DOST Fee and Payment Process: Existing three payment gateways i.e., Bill-desk, Atom and TWallet (T-Wallet does not charge any commission from students while paying the fee online) shall be used for DOST2020 for DOST registration fee and reservation fee.

Govt Colleges: The students who are allotted to government universities or colleges and are eligible for ePass fee reimbursement need not pay any amount for online self-reporting.

Private colleges: Students who are allotted to private colleges and are eligible for ePass fee reimbursement need to pay an amount of Rs.500 for online self-reporting.

The students who are allotted to Government or University Colleges or Private Colleges and are not eligible for ePass college fee reimbursement need to pay an amount of Rs.1000/- for online self-reporting.

DOST Details

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