Kakatiya University

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Kakatiya University
కాకతీయ విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
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Motto Marching Towards Academic Excellence
Type Public
Established 19th August, 1976
Vice-Chancellor Prof.R.Sayanna
Administrative staff

Prof. K. Purushotham[1]

Dean, College Development Council:
Dean, Academic Audit Cell:
Location Warangal, Telangana, India
18°1′41.08″N 79°33′6.89″E / 18.0280778°N 79.5519139°E / 18.0280778; 79.5519139
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website Kakatiya University website

Kakatiya University is a public university located in Warangal in the Indian state of Telangana. It is reaccredited with "A" Grade by NAAC, Bangalore on 12th September, 2017. The university offers about 120 programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the faculties of arts, science, commerce and business management, social sciences, education, engineering and pharmaceutical sciences with constituent and affiliated colleges spread over four districts of Telangana. The faculties include 248 teaching staff and 622 non-teaching staff.


The university has a network of eleven constituent colleges with twenty-eight departments. During 2011-2012, enrollment of students for under-graduate programs was around 90,000 in the 2004-2005 school year, according to the university's own website, while it was 8,000 for post-graduate courses. About 850 research scholars are registered for PhD programs in different departments.

For the first time in Telangana, postgraduate in-service science courses for teachers and government employees, M.L.I.Sc and MCJ, diploma in mimicry, certificate course in communication skills in English, M.Sc. (Environmental Science), B.tech and M.Sc. (Psychology) have been made available.

The university also promotes individual and collective research by faculty and scholars.On '20th March'2018 ' UGC in a historic decision granted autonomy to 21 State universities and Kakatiya University is one of them.

Vice Chancellors[edit]

SNo. Name of VC Tenure from Tenure to
1 K. Venkata Ramiah 20 Aug 1976 19 Aug 1979
2 Jafar Nizam 20 Aug 1979 19 Aug 1982
3 T. Vasudev 20 Aug 1982 18 Aug 1988
4 Jafar Nizam 26 Oct 1988 25 Oct 1991
5 K. Jayashankar 11 Dec 1991 09 Dec 1995
6 Y. Vaikuntham 21 Jan 1995 19 Jan 1998
7 Vidyavati 06 May 1998 05 May 2001
8 Chandrakant Kokate 10 Jan 2001 27 Sep 2004
9 V. Gopal Reddy 11 Oct 2004 10 Oct 2007
10 N. Linga Murthy 12 Nov 2007 10 Dec 2010
11 B. Venkat Rathnam 18 May 2011 17 May 2014
12 R. Sayanna 25 July 2016


  1. ^ "Faculty Details Registar". Kakatiya University. Retrieved 30 May 2018.