June 22, 2020

DOST 2020 Notification Schedule

Online applications are invited for registration and admissions into all Undergraduate Courses, such as B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.Com.(Voc)/ B.Com.(Hons)/BSW/BBA/BBM/BCA etc., offered by all the Colleges affiliated to Osmania University, Kakatiya University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Palamuru University and Satavahana University respectively for the Academic Year 2020- 2021. DOST  (Degree Online Services, Telangana) for the academic year 2020-21. DOST facilitates you to join in UG courses like (B.A., B. Com, B.Sc., BBA, BCA, BBM).

DOST Notification 2020: 
DOST offers single window (DOST website https://dost.cgg.gov.in) for seeking admission into any of the undergraduate courses in any of the state universities (Osmania, Kakatiya, Telangana, Palamuru, Mahatma Gandhi, Sathavahana 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.

The candidates who have passed Intermediate Examination of Board of Intermediate Education, Telangana State or any equivalent recognized examination from other boards/states are eligible to apply. One-time registration fee for all the colleges/courses of one or more Universities is Rs.200/- (two hundred only), which can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking/TWallet. For further details, visit the website, https://dost.cgg.gov.in

One must follow the following steps: 

 DOST-2020 Admission Process for the students

 If a student has already linked Aadhaar number with the mobile number, he/she can directly register in DOST Website with mobile
OTP authentication.

 In case, his/her Aadhaar number is not seeded with mobile number,  The students shall link his or his parent’s mobile number to
the student’s Aadhaar.

 The students can register in DOST through T App Folio Mobile App based photo authentication OR  The students may visit DOST Helpline Centre (HLC) or MeeSeva Centre for registration in DOST. 

 One should preferably visit any HLC as he/she will be guided confidentially.

 Registration on DOST is by paying registration fee of Rs 200/- After the registration students will get DOST ID and PIN. The
students are advised to keep their DOST ID and PIN carefully and confidentially till the end of the admission process.

The students shall log in using DOST ID and PIN/password to open the Application Form. They must fill in the application form with all the correct details that are required (once the data is submitted it cannot be edited).

Then they must exercise web options by choosing the course and college of their preference by giving the priority numbers.
(one must be careful while giving college and course priorities as the seats will be allotted according to the priorities
specified in the options).

The students are advised not to share DOST ID/PIN/Password with anybody to keep their options confidential.
Seat allotment will be given to the students who exercised

DOST web options: 
o Seats will be allotted based on the merit and reservations in force.
o If the students are satisfied with the seat allotted, they must confirm the seat by online self-reporting and pay the required
confirmation fee online as per the payment mentioned below.
o The students who confirm their seat (in any phase) by online self-reporting must visit the allotted college in person from
20. 08.2020 to 24.08.2020 and submit the required 

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.
- 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.
The students who are allotted to Government/University Colleges and are eligible for ePass fee reimbursement need
not pay any amount for online self-reporting.

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

DOST Help Line Centres : 
In total, 60 Help Line Centres are established.
o State HLC – 1
o University HLCs – 6
o District HLCs – 33
o College HLCs – 20

- Help Line Centres will help the students to register on DOST, rectify any mismatch with Aadhaar details, rectify any wrong
uploading of Certificates. 

- New features in DOST-2020
Additional services for the students are planned to ease their burden during COVID 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
- 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.
 Introduction of Online Grievance system to resolve the issues of candidates, if any.
WhatsApp Chatbot (Auto Responder) integration with DOST. 
Add 7901002200 to your contacts list.
Open WhatsApp and send ‘Hi’ to the above contact.
You will get our DOST-2020 Menu and you can select any.
The same account will be used to send Template Messages on request (i.e. OTPs, Alerts, Campaigning etc.,).

DOST 2020 Schedule : 

1. Notification 22.06.2020
2. Phase I Registration with Registration
     fee Rs. 200/- 01.07.2020 to 14.07.2020
3. Web options 06.07.2020 to 15.07.2020
4. Verification of Special Category Certificates
i. 13.07.2020 – PH/ CAP
ii. 14.07.2020 - NCC/ Extra Curricular Activities (at All University Help Line Centres from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM) 
5. Phase I Seat allotment 22.07.2020
6. Online self-reporting (by online payment of college fee/seat reservation fee as the case may be) by students 23.07.2020 to 27.07.2020
7. Phase II Registrations (with registration fee of Rs.400/-) 23.07.2020 to 29.07.2020
8. Phase II web options 23.07.2020 to 30.07.2020
9. Phase II Verification of Special Category Certificates 
i. 29.07.2020 - PH/CAP/NCC/Extra Curricular Activities (at All University Help Line Centres at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
10 Phase II Seat Allotment 07.08.2020
11. Online self-reporting (by online payment of college fee/ seat reservation fee as the case may be) by students 08.08.2020 to 12.08.2020
12. Phase III Registrations (with registration fee of Rs.400/-)  08.08.2020 to 13.08.2020
13. Phase III web options 08.08.2020 to14.08.2020 
14. Verification of Special Category Certificates
i. 13.08.2020 - PH/CAP/ NCC/ Extra Curricular Activities (at All University Help Line Centres at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
15. Phase III Seat Allotment 19.08.2020
16.Online self-reporting (by online payment of college fee/ seat
reservation fee as the case may be) by students 20.08.2020 to 21.08.2020
17. Reporting to Colleges by the students who have already confirmed their seats online (self-reporting) in Phase-I, Phase-II and Phase-III 20.08.2020 to 24.08.2020
18. Students Orientation in the college 24.08.2020 to 31.08.2020
19.Commencement of Class Work Semester-I 01.09.2020