Welcome to Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Science, Warangal
The Government of Andhra Pradesh, realized in the late 1970s, the popular demand for enhancement of facilities for technical education. It decided to adopt progressive policy of encouraging philanthropic organizations to establish and manage technical institutions.
Consequent to such a policy decision, the elite philanthropists of Warangal City, with the sole aim of imparting quality technical education, established Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Science, Warangal popularly known as KITSW in the year 1980 under the aegis of Ekasila Education Society (EES). The former Prime Minister of India late P.V. Narasimha Rao garu laid foundation stone for the institute. The members of the EES are encompassing all sections of the society i.e. educationists, agriculturists, industrialists, doctors, social workers etc,. They are highly respectable personalities of the city, and known for their generosity in social activities. The main objective of the EES is to develop KITS Warangal into a major technical institution imparting a quality education to the students of this backward Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh.
The institution was started functioning in 1980 with two B.Tech programs (viz., Civil Engineering & Mechanical Engineering) in sprawling lush green campus of 65 acres, in the area well connected by rail (Kazipet & Warangal) and road. It is a self-financing co-education institution affiliated to the Kakatiya University (KU), Warangal and is the first private engineering college in the Telangana region. The institute also has the distinction of being the first institute in the country to offer a B.Tech program in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering since 1981.
Started as an Undergraduate institution, KITSW has recorded an impressive progress and today it is a full fledge Post graduation institution with 7 B.Tech., programs, 7 PG programs. Six academic departments are recognized as the research centres by the KU, Warangal to offer doctoral programs. The campus is now Wi-Fi enabled and OFC connected with 40 Mbps internet bandwidth. The institute follows annual system for I year, semester system from II year onwards and academic calendar issued by the KU. The Under Graduate Programs (with an intake of 720 per year from 2012-13) leading to B.Tech are Civil Engineering (120), Computer Science & Engineering (120), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (120), Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (60), Electronics & Communication Engineering (120), Information Technology (60) and Mechanical Engineering (120). The Post Graduate Programs (with an intake of 247 per year from 2012-13) leading to M.Tech are Structural & Construction Engineering (24), Design Engineering (24), Digital Communication (25), Software Engineering (36), VLSI & Embedded System Design (18), MCA (60) and MBA (60). The total number of research scholars working in the research centres of this institute is 42.
The institute, over the years has substantially grown in academic programmes, infrastructural facilities and attracted academicians of proven competence onto its faculty. It gained amongst academic circles as one of the premier technical institutes in this region and the academic departments are accreditated by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. It is also rated now as one of the AAA graded engineering colleges in India and placed among the top 50 private engineering colleges in India.
Warangal is located on the Delhi - Chennai railway line and has two railway stations viz., Kazipet junction and Warangal. KITSW is located on the Warangal – Karimnagar high-way at a distance of 6 kms from Hanamkonda.