Established on 19th August 1976, Kakatiya University is located in Warangal, Telengana. The establishment of the University was a historical event which heralded a new beginning for those interested in higher learning in the region.The University which began as PG Centre Warangal in 1968 under aegis of Osmania university with only four Departments, viz. Telugu, English, Chemistry and Mathematics, now has 395 Arts & Science; 3 Law; 8 Engineering; 53 Education; 38 Management; 8 MCA and 24 Pharmacy colleges under its jurisdiction. Currently, programmes are offered in Engineering, Pharmacy, Law, Computer Science, Business Management, Education, Science, Arts, Commerce, Oriental courses within the University, constituent and affiliated colleges. The University also has a full fledged School of Distance Learning and Continuing Education (SDLCE) which offers fifty four programmes through distance mode.