Introduction:-

Warangal is a city in India that is a part of the state called Telangana. In ancient times, it was the capital of a renowned dynasty called the Kakatiya dynasty starting from the 12th to 14th centuries. Moreover, it is the second-largest city of the state spreading across 405 sq. km. The Kakatiyas were culturally very rich as well as diverse and therefore, had created many monuments during their time which includes fortresses, lakes, temples, and some of the stone gateways. Due to the contribution of the Kakatiyas, this place has successfully converted itself into an attractive tourist spot.

This city, however, also has many other achievements. However, it is one of the eleven cities in the country that the Government of India has chosen for the Heritage City Development as well as the Augmentation Yojana scheme. Moreover, it is also a smart city having modified and improved urban infrastructure as well as opportunities related to various industries.

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Historical background:-

The pet name of this city is tri-city due to the presence of three urban cities namely Kazipet, Hanamkonda, and Warangal. When the Kakatiyas ruled here, they named this place Orugallu or Ekasila Nagaram meaning “single stone”. But the Delhi sultanate later named it Sultanpur after defeating the Kakatiya dynasty.

Education in Warangal:-

Both Government, as well as private educational institutes, is present in Warangal. Also, there are 30 Universities in the city. Out of them, NIT Warangal is the most prominent. Some of the Universities are as follows:-

NIT Warangal

Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science

SR Engineering College

Vaagdevi College of Engineering

Balaji Institute of Technology and Science

Kakatiya University

Some of the important schools that provide quality education in the city are:-

Delhi Public School, Warangal

Nagarjuna High School

St. Gabriel’s High School

Thapar Vidya Bahar

List of top Universities in Warangal, Telangana:-

1) NIT Warangal

2) Kakatiya University

3) St. Peter’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

4) ITM Business School

5) Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Sciences

6) Warangal Institute of Technology and Science (WITS)

7) Vaagdevi College of Engineering

8) SR University

9) Balaji Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)

10) Talla Padmavathi College of Engineering

 

i) NIT Warangal:-

The full form of NIT is the National Institute of Technology and it is a Government educational institution that holds immense national importance across the country. Moreover, Jawaharlal Nehru is credited with laying the foundation stone of this institution in the year 1959 who was then the Prime Minister of India.

Historical background:-

Earlier, it was named Regional Engineering College and was one of the 15 Regional Engineering Colleges in the country. The engineering branches such as Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical were introduced initially in temporary locations of Hanamkonda. However, the Government Polytechnic, Warangal provided space to conduct the laboratory classes but later on, permanent locations were established in Kazipet.

The branch of chemical engineering came into effect in the year 1964, along with the initiation of another branch called the Metallurgical Engineering program. By the end of the year, Electronics and Communication Engineering, as well as Computer Science and Engineering, also came into effect. However, the post-graduate program of Computer Science started in the year 1987. Recently, in the year 2006, NIT Warangal started the undergraduate program in Biotechnology.

 

Why NIT Warangal is one of the best Government Colleges of Warangal?

NIT Warangal has a center dedicated to Innovation as well as Incubation. The students of NIT manage the workspace which is multidisciplinary in nature. Moreover, this institute is very friendly and it also encourages the students to work with the latest as well as advanced gadgets, tools, and technology devices.

The students of this institution are capable of developing their own institute website, online attendance as well as semester registrations under the Web and Software Development Cell (WSDC). NIT Warangal also focuses on increasing laboratory space for industries related to start-ups, in order to encourage students to realize their hidden potential.

Admission:-

Joint Entrance Exams are the main basis of B.Tech admissions in this government institute. However, for foreign students, DASA (Direct Admission of Students Abroad) and ICCR schemes are available. Students who want to pursue post-graduate programs in NIT Warangal should qualify GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) exam.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Undergraduate, Post-graduate

Top courses:- Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Chemical engineering

Average fee structure: INR 50,000-2,00,000

Average salary: INR 6-12 lakh P.A

2) Kakatiya University:

This is one of the most trusted and reliable Government Universities of Warangal that has recently received an “A” grade under NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India Accreditation. The University of Warangal provides more than 120 programs at undergraduate as well as post-graduate levels. The streams that it covers are arts, science, commerce and business management, education as well as pharmaceutical sciences.

 

Why Kakatiya University is one of the best Government Universities in Warangal?

Kakatiya University is home to more than 248 teachings as well as 620 non-teaching staff. Moreover, it owns almost 650 acres of land in order to provide a green, clean and eco-friendly campus to its students for their proper mental growth. The environment of this University has been designed in a way so that the students can have proper exposure to the quality education that the education institution provides.

However, the popularity of this University can be estimated from the fact that every year, thousands of students enroll themselves into this educational institution. From the year 2011-2021, more than 90,000 students have enrolled themselves in undergraduate programs. Also, there are approximately 850 research scholars present in this institution that have enrolled in various Ph.D. programs in different departments.

Aims and objectives of this University:

The University of Warangal was established with a view to providing quality education and exposure to the students of this University. Moreover, this University is also credited with the introduction of many new and innovative courses for the first time in entire Telangana not only for students but also for teachers as well as government employees.

 

Some of the unique and innovative courses are:-

a) Diploma in mimicry

b) M.L.I.Sc

c) M.Sc in Environmental Science

d) M.Sc in Psychology

Admission:

Students who want to pursue MBA and MCA in this Government University must qualify TSICET exam. Moreover, students who desire to study LLB program should qualify for exams such as TSLAWCET and TSPGLCET that the University conducts.

 

KUPGCET is the entrance exam that the University conducts to select candidates for PG, PG Diploma as well as Integrated M.Sc courses.

No. of affiliated colleges: 529

Types of degrees: Under-graduate, Post-graduate, Post-graduate Diploma

Top courses:- MBA, MCA, M.Sc in Chemistry, Zoology, Physics, Psychology, B.A in Economics

Average fee structure: INR 14,000-1,00,000

Average salary: INR 4.5-7.5 lakh P.A

3) St. Peter’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences:

This Government institution which is affiliated with Kakatiya University came into effect in the year 1995. It offers 7 courses under only one stream and is the perfect Governmental institution for the students who want to pursue B.Pharm as well as M.Pharm in Warangal. Moreover, it owns a campus comprising of 7 acres of land and thus, can be ideal for the well-exposure of the students.

 

However, one of the demerits of this Government University of Warangal is that it doesn’t provide any hostel facilities for the students. Therefore, students outside Warangal who desire to study Pharmacy cannot enroll themselves into this educational institution.

Some of the additional amenities across the campus include ATM, A/C. Canteen, Computer Lab, Library as well as Sports Grounds.

Admission:

The enrolment of students who want to pursue B.Pharm takes place on the basis of their merit. Moreover, students should pass 10+2 and Biology subject is compulsory. For candidates desiring to pursue M.Pharm, they should complete B.Pharm with good grades.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Under-graduate, post-graduate

Top courses:- Industrial Pharmacy, Pharma Analysis

Average fee structure: INR 50,000-2,50,000

Average salary: INR 1,00,000-5,00,000 P.A

4) ITM Business School:-

It is one of the most trusted private Universities of Warangal which provides quality education. Moreover, this private University also guarantees 100% placement which is a dream of every student. Also, this institution serves as one of the trusted centers that believe in providing excellent education related to management. It came into effect in the year 1995, with the help of ITM trust.

This Business school is just 130 km away from the city of Hyderabad and remains well connected to the city via trains and buses. Also, it owns almost 3 acres of land and promises to provide a healthy and eco-friendly environment to the students, thereby ensuring their educational growth in the field of management.

Why ITM Business School is one of the best private Universities in Warangal?

Not only the students belonging to Telangana can dream of being a part of this private University of Warangal as it is open to students across the country. Due to the presence of proper hostel facilities which are very safe and secured, students from any part of the country can study here. Also, there are various other amenities that make this institution a desirable one.

 

One of the most important amenities is the presence of uninterrupted Wi-Fi which is a boon for the students who want to surf the internet for educational purposes anytime. Moreover, the presence of cafeterias also makes the campus worth enjoyable as the cafeterias become the most special place for hang-outs as well as refreshments. The transport facilities are also worth mentioning.

Admission:

The score of the following entrance exams are considered for admission into this University:-

CAT

XAT

MAT

CMAT

CMAT

ATMA

TSICET

For students outside the country, GMAT scores are taken into consideration.

After selection, candidates need to appear Written Assessment test, followed by a Micro presentation and then a Personal Interview. Ultimately, the high-quality performance of the candidates is very important for their hassle-free selection.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: PGDCM

Top courses:- Marketing, Finance, and HRM

Average fee structure: INR 3-6.5 lakh

Average salary: INR 4.5-8.5 lakh P.A

5) Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Sciences (KITS):

This educational institution is considered to be one of the topmost private colleges of Warangal, Telangana. It came into effect in the year 1980. Moreover, it offers both undergraduate as well as some postgraduate programs.

 

One of the best features of this private college of Warangal is that it owns across 65 acres of land to expand its departments and possess a green and clean atmosphere. Also, it has successfully established 12 departments within its premises. There are 9 under-graduate as well as 10 post-graduate programs present in this college. Moreover, five Ph.D. programs are also available in various departments.

Why Kakatiya Institute of Science and Technology is one of the best private colleges in Warangal?

During the late 1970s, there emerged a demand to establish an institution that can impart technical education. The Government of Andhra Pradesh realized this demand of people and ponders over establishing as well as managing technical institutions.

Thus, the philanthropists of the city assembled and then discussed introducing an institution that deals with technical education. Therefore, this leads to the establishment of the Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Science, Warangal in the year 1980. The Ekasila Education Society (ESS) took an active part in the whole process. Various influential personalities of the town were members of the ESS such as educationists, agriculturists, doctors as well as industrialists.

When the institution started, there were only two branches of engineering (Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering). Later, by the end of the year 1981, it successfully offered B.Tech program IN Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.

Admissions:

The main course that this private college of Warangal offers is Bachelor in Engineering (BE). Admission to this institute takes place through exams such as EAMCET & TS ECET that take place every year. There are a total of seven branches of engineering that enrolls students on the basis of the score of these entrance exams. Moreover, it is one of the most popular and demanded private colleges of Warangal because it offers more than 80% placement opportunities.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Undergraduate, Post-graduate, Ph.D.

Top courses:- Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electronics, and Instrumentation Engineering

Average fee structure: INR 74,000-4,00,000

Average salary: INR 4-10 lakh P.A

6) Warangal Institute of Technology and Science (WITS):

Warangal Institute of Technology and Science (WITS) is one of the top private colleges of Warangal, Telangana which offers technical education. When people raised a demand to establish an institution that can impart technical education, the Government of Andhra Pradesh realized it and ponders over establishing as well as managing technical institutions.

Thus, the philanthropists of the city assembled and then discussed introducing an institution that deals with technical education. Therefore, this leads to the establishment of the Warangal Institute of Technology & Science, Warangal in the year 2009. The faculty appointed had more than two years of experience to impart technical education.

Why Warangal Institute of Technology is one of the best private colleges in Warangal?

The faculties pay equal attention to each and every student that is a part of this educational institution in order to ensure their proper growth. Moreover, they also believe in keeping class numbers low so that every student receives maximum exposure.

Also, there are guest lecturers who try to impart quality education to the students. There are approximately 15 courses under engineering in this private institution. Moreover, the transportation facilities are also remarkable and remain well connected to Kazipet, Hanamkonda and Bhupalapally.

Also, basic amenities such as proper hostels, cafeteria, Library, Placement cells are present in this college.

Admission:

The main course that this private college of Warangal offers is Bachelor in Engineering (BE). Besides it also offers a Polytechnic degree. Admission to this institute takes place through exams such as EAMCET & TS ECET that take place every year. Also, the score of AP EAMCET is accepted for admission.

There are a total of five branches of engineering that enrolls students on the basis of the score of these entrance exams. Moreover, it is one of the most popular and demanded private colleges of Warangal because it offers 100% placement opportunities.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Undergraduate, postgraduate

Top courses:- B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Tech (lateral)

Average fee structure: INR 40,000-2,00,000

Average salary: INR 10-12 lakh P.A

7) Vaagdevi College of Engineering:

It is one of the best and top engineering colleges of Warangal which is autonomous in nature. Moreover, this private college of Warangal mainly focuses on providing maximum exposure and better facilities to the students by increasing opportunities related to the internship.

 

By organizing internships, this educational institution helps the students to learn specific skills related to industry so that they can dream of getting the jobs they want. The role of college administration, faculties as well as non-teaching staff in this initiative is also worth mentioning.

Why Vaagdevi College of Engineering is one of the best private colleges in Warangal?

All the basic amenities required for the proper educational growth of students are present in this college.  Besides the presence of fully-equipped lecture theatres, other advanced amenities such as purpose-built labs, recreation areas are also available.

Moreover, this college has also started various new courses related to Artificial Intelligence as well as Machine Learning. Also, importance has been given to Data Science.

 

 

VIBA:

The full form of VIBA is Vaagdevi Incubation and Business Accelerator, which came into effect in the year 2020 with some advanced aims and objectives. The main objective behind the establishment of this project is to motivate the entrepreneurs as well as to increase the aura of entrepreneurship among students to encourage them. Various events have taken place in regard to this project and have successfully motivated around 9,000 students.

One of the main aims behind initiating this project was to generate numerous start-ups in order to create an innovative environment to encourage the students to increase their level of creativity. This University also assures the students proper guidance while dealing and interacting with various industry experts and advisors. Some of the start-ups are mentioned hereunder:-

a) AvasyuTech:-

The main objective behind the generation of this start-up is to bridge the gap created between the students and their career options. It is so because most of the time, the students are just trapped in their own thoughts and cannot decide properly which career to choose. Therefore, AvasyuTech basically analyzes the students when they are still at their learning stage and helps them to undergo self-assessment.

Moreover, AvasyuTech also focuses on strengthening their retaliation with proper mentorship. This noble strategy of bringing out the inner capacity of the students and helping them realize their career options makes AvasyuTech quite desirable as well as unique.

b) Olokart:-

This project deals with supplying all the essential grocery items to the home. Moreover, this project also gives proper exposure to the local and national products so that people can use them and realize their values. Various grocery items are available such as oil, ghee, noodles and shampoo.

Besides, local and national products, people can also rely on Olokart for international brands such as Cadbury, Horlicks, Surf Excel and Maggi. However, various methods of delivery are also available such as UPI, e-wallets and COD (Cash on delivery).

Admission:-

The main course that this private college of Warangal offers is Bachelor in Engineering (BE). Besides it also offers an MBA degree. Admission to this institute takes place through exams such as TS EAMCET and TSICET that take place every year. Also, the score of AP EAMCET is accepted for admission.

 

There are a total of five branches of engineering that enrolls students on the basis of the score of these entrance exams. Moreover, it is one of the most popular and demanded private colleges of Warangal because it 100% placement opportunities.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Undergraduate, Post-graduate, Ph.D.

Top courses:- Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Thermal Engineering

Average fee structure: INR 90,000-4,00,000

Average salary: INR 4-6 lakh P.A

8) SR University:

It is one of the most reliable private Universities of Warangal, Telangana with a modern approach to education that came into effect in the year 2002. This University not only believes in imparting quality education but, at the same time, it also helps the students to get exposed to the real world. Moreover, SR University also has tremendous faith in the innovation of learning that is associated with entrepreneurship.

The four core values that make this private University of Warangal as promising are:-

1) Information Technology

2) Industry Relevance

3) Interdisciplinary learning

4) Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Creativity

Why SR University is one of the best private Universities in Warangal?

Besides the presence of basic amenities such as well-maintained and separate hostels, 24/7 uninterrupted Wi-Fi connection, Library, Cafeteria, this University also has an eye for innovation. Moreover, this University encourages the students to pursue their dream career by making them realize their inner potential.

Also, SR University extends courses related to engineering, sciences, agriculture as well as management so that the students are subjected to a wide range of skillsets. Therefore, it enables them to be successful and efficient in true sense in their life.

 

Moreover, there are a few advanced facilities that makes this University different from the rest of the Universities of Warangal, Telengana- be it private or Government. If students face any difficulty with the continuation of the branch that they have selected to be a part of, they can switch to different branch according to their own convenience. Also, a flexible credit system has added to its charm.

One of the most important facilities provided by this University is the opportunity to study outside the country which is a dream of every student. Some of the Universities that has collaborated with this University and can allow students of this University to study in their premises are:

a) University of Massachusetts Lowell

b) Deakin University

c) Mizzou University of Missouri

Admissions:

The main courses that this private University of Warangal offers are related to Engineering, Sciences, Business and Management and Agriculture. Admission to this institute takes place through exams such as TS EAMCET, TSICET, JEE (Mains), TS PGECET, that take place every year. Also, the score of AP EAMCET is accepted for admission.

 

There are a total of five branches of engineering that enrolls students on the basis of the score of entrance exams such as JEE (Mains) and TS EAMCET. Also, for admission into M.Tech program, the score of entrance exams such as TS PGECET is considered. Moreover, it is one of the most popular and demanded private Universities of Warangal because the percentage of placement opportunities is quite high.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Undergraduate, postgraduate

Top courses:- Power Electronics Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Embedded Systems Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Civil Engineering

Average fee structure: INR 2-8 lakh

Average salary: INR 12-14 lakh P.A

9) Balaji Institute of Technology & Science (BITS):

Balaji Institute of Technology & Science is one of the topmost private colleges of Warangal that offers B.Tech courses. Maheshwara Educational Society is credited with the establishment of this private college. Spread across an area of approximately 35 acres of land, BITS Warangal remains well-connected by roads as well as trains.

Basically, this University offers B.Tech programs in Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Chemical engineering and Electronics & Electrical Engineering. Moreover, it also provides an MBA program.

The main aim of BITS Warangal is to maintain its educational excellence and make learning an enjoyable experience for the students. Also, the faculties of BITS Warangal are quite experienced, friendly and provide any sort of assistance to the students- be it related to their course-related studies or mental health.

 

However, this college is not for the students who find it difficult to abide by discipline and punctuality. The administration of this University is extremely strict towards the students who are not punctual and can take various measures from time to time to inculcate punctuality and discipline within such students.

Why Balaji Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) is one of the best private colleges in Warangal?

Though discipline and punctuality are very important in this educational institution, the management team makes sure that the students enjoy the entire process of learning while being a part of BITS Warangal. Moreover, the presence of mesmerizing buildings adds to its charm.

However, it is not correct to say that the entire campus has been modified into artificial buildings but this college has also embraced the natural beauty prevailing in its surrounding. The management has also planted various types of plants in its premises to enhance the beauty of the college and established a perfect combination of both natural scenic beauty as well as artificial buildings.

Admission:-

This College is very strict and specific about the students that enter into this institution. Thus, it considers the valid scores of entrance exams such as TS EAMCET taking place under the supervision of the Government of the state.

Moreover, while considering admission into MBA programs, this University relies on the valid scores of exams mentioned below:

TS ICET

CAT

XAT

MAT

CMAT

For admission into M.Tech programs in various branches, valid scores of entrance exams such as PGECET or GATE are taken into consideration.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Undergraduate, Post-graduate

Top courses:- MBA, M.Tech (Software Engineering, Embedded Systems, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Power System), B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering)

Average fee structure: INR 60,000-2,40,000

Average salary: INR 3-5 lakh P.A

10) Talla Padmavathi College of Engineering:

Talla Padmavathi College of Engineering is a reliable institution and is considered to be one of the most trusted private colleges of Warangal. This college came into effect in the year 2008 with a sharp aim to strengthen the technical manpower. Also, it is one of those few educational institutions which dreams to lessen the difficulty of the common people by introducing advanced technology which can prove to be beneficial for the entire mankind.

This college has designed its management system in a way so that the students can have easy access to all the basic facilities necessary for their education. Earlier, it only imparted education related to engineering. Then slowly, it also started imparting education related to business management and became desirable for the students who want to pursue MBA.

Since the time it has come into effect, this College has always tried to reach the zenith and worked for academic development and progress. It tries to learn each and every problem of a student and solve them. Thanks to their all-around personality and never-ending enthusiasm, this private college of Warangal has reached a remarkable position within a short span of time.

Why Talla Padmavathi College of Engineering is one of the best private colleges in Warangal?

Technical education is generally considered to be quite tough and involves a lot of hard work. In simple words, it takes a lot to become a good engineer. Most of the time, due to the toughness of the engineering course, students get frightened and deny taking such courses.

One of the main objectives of this college is to introduce technical education in a simple yet effective manner so that it doesn’t seem a big deal for the students and they can dream of becoming an engineer. Talla Padmavathi College of Engineering doesn’t believe in introducing a lot of engineers to society but to introduce the best ones.

Moreover, the infrastructure of this educational institution is due to the presence of both natural scenic beauty as well as artificial mesmerizing buildings. Also, this college not only focuses on academics but also cares about the refreshment of the students by organizing various events and parties throughout the year.

The location of this College is one of the main plus points because the location is extremely safe and secured. Though it is a recently developed educational institution that imparts technical education, yet the placement percentage is not bad. About 40% of students successfully get placed in top MNCs with efficient salary packages. However, the chances of placement are quite high for the students pursuing B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Admission:

This College is very strict and specific about the students that enter into this institution. Thus, it considers the valid scores of entrance exams such as TS EAMCET taking place under the supervision of the Government of the state for admission into B.Tech. Moreover, while considering admission into MBA programs, scores of TSICET is considered.

The duration of the B.Tech course is 4 years and is full time. But the duration of the MBA is only 2 years and the percentage of placement is quite less as compared to that of B.Tech. Also, B.Tech (lateral) course is available with a duration of 3 years.

No. of affiliated colleges:–

Types of degrees: Undergraduate, Post-graduate

Top courses:- MBA (Finance, Human Resources Management, Marketing Management), B.Tech( Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering)

Average fee structure: INR 2-3 lakh

Average salary: INR 2-4 lakh P.A

Therefore, the entire Warangal city is an education hub that has mainly established colleges and Universities to impart technical education. The main motto of these colleges and Universities is to increase technical manpower and ease up engineering for common people.

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