University College of Engineering, Kakatiya University

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University College of Engineering, KU
కాకతీయ విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
Motto Marching Towards Academic Excellence
Type Education and research institution
Established 1957
Chancellor Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao
Vice-Chancellor Sri K. Chiranjeevulu, IAS Director School Education TS
Principal prof.C V Mohan Rao
Location Kothagudem, Telangana, India
Campus Kothagudem, 500 acres (2.0 km2) of land
Affiliations AICTE, UGC

The University College of Engineering, Kakatiya University (KUCE) is a technical university in Kothagudem, India. It is a public engineering institute located in Warangal, India. Formerly known as the Kothagudem School of Mines(KSM). It is the First mining college in Telangana and the second in India.


The first of all KSM, erstwhile UCE(KU) started functioning in 1956 with single department Mining Engineering Established in 1976, the University College of Engineering, Kakatiya University, is the only school of mining in Telangana. It was formerly known as Kothagudem School of Mines.[1]

The college moved to its present permanent building in 1996. Today it is the biggest among the campus colleges of Kakatiya University. There are 103 teaching staff members, including professors. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate B.Tech in CSE, EEE, Mining ECE,IT courses..


The college admits undergraduate students through the statewide EAMCET exam conducted every year. It offers Bachelor of Engineering (BE) courses in multiple disciplines and Post graduation courses.


Computer Science and Engineering[edit]

Kakatiya University embarked in 1996 on the Computer Science and Engineering Programme, when the UGC identified the University for its manpower development Programme. The Department offers B.E. and MCA programs.

Placement Cell for Computer Science and Engineering[edit]

Students are placed in companies like CA Inc., Teradata, Infosys, Syntel, Mahindra Satyam, Accenture

Electrical and Electronics Engineering[edit]

The department started in 1996 as a part of the Electrical Engineering Department. The department has well experienced faculty and has the following labs. 1. Basic Electrical Lab 2. Electrical Machines 3. Power Systems 4. Digital Electronics 5. Control Systems

Mining Engineering[edit]

The Mining Engineering Department was established in 1957 at Osmania University, Hyderabad, to offer a four-year degree course in Mining Engineering, with an intake of 30 students. This is the only mining department in Telangana. Students of mining will be taken to mine surveys and mine visits . The department has a team of experienced and well qualified faculty which leads the students to acquire knowledge and meet the industry standards. Students of Mining will be taken to different mine surveys and mine visits The department has established the following laboratories for practical training.

The department has established the following laboriousness for practical training:

  • Rock Mechanics Lab
  • Mine ventilation Lab
  • Mine surveying Lab
  • Mine environment Hazards
  • Strength of Materials
  • Mechanical Technology
  • CAD/CAM lab with 30 computers
  • Rock Excavation Lab
  • survey

The department faculty members are on National Committees as well as in mining projects in the region. The department has organized eleven National Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Short-term programs in areas such as CAD/CAM, stress analysis using FEM, Optimization of energy, Recovery systems and metal spinning.

Placement cell[edit]

Companies that recruit students from the college include:

Notable alumni[edit]

and in addition to them the college has produced many great persons.. List will be updated soon


  1. ^ Kakatiya University profile Kakatiya University official website. accessed 17 March 2009

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