Kakatiya University

Kakatiya University was established on 19th August, 1976 to fulfil the aspirations of the Telangana people for higher education. It is located in the historical city, Warangal, the erstwhile seat of the Kakatiya rulers. The founding of the University was in fact a historic event that heralded a new era in the realms of higher education of this region. The erstwhile PostGraduate Centre of Osmania University was upgraded and named Kakatiya University. The University, began its journey as PG Centre Warangal in 1968 under aegis of Osmania university with only four Departments, viz. Telugu, English, Chemistry and Mathematics. The Departments of Physics, Botany, Zoology, Commerce, Public Administration and Economics were added later. The B. Pharmacy course which was started by Osmania University in 1974 was shifted to KU in 1975.

Dr.Thatikonda Ramesh,Vice-chancellor, Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Social Work at the Kakatiya University. He assumed charge as Vice-Chancellor of this University on 23rd May, 2021. He holds M.A., M.Phil degrees and PhD from Osmania University. His Ph.D thesis is on I.T.D.Ps Sociological Study of Health, Family Welfare Planning and Integrate Child Development Programmes among the Gonds in Utnoor-Adilabad District of Telangana State.Earlier, he served in different administrative capacities starting from Coordinator – MSW, RUSA for University Arts and Science College and later as Vice-Principal, Head, Department of Sociology, Vice-Chairman for IQAC, NAAC, and Dean, Academic Affairs for the University. He held statutory positions of Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, I/c Dean, Faculty of Law, Chairman, Board of Studies for Sociology and Social Work, and member of BoS for Satavahana, Gulbarga and Telangana Universities and Dean for Social Sciences at Satavahana University.

Dr.T.Srinivas Rao, Registrar, Professor of Commerce & Business Management,SDLCE, Kakatiya University, India has completed M. Com., Kakatiya University, Warangal, India, (1989),M. Phil., (Marketing) Kakatiya University, Warangal, India(1991)Ph.D. (Consumer Behaviour), Kakatiya University, Warangal, India (2000) M.B.A. (Marketing), Sikkim Manipal University, India (2012).