Telangana is located in northern India and is the twelfth largest state in the country. Telangana was once a part of Andhra Pradesh. Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) established by the government caters to the educational needs of the Telangana state. The state has many colleges, universities and research institutes providing professional education in the fields of arts, humanities, science, engineering, law, medicine, business, and veterinary sciences, with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Osmania University is one of the oldest universities in the country which offers technical education. Other institutes of technical education are Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Warangal, JNTU College of Engineering Hyderabad, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus and University College of Engineering Osmania University.
Candidates can study law in NALSAR Hyderabad, University College of Law Osmania University, Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad, Telangana University Nizamabad and ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education.
Premier colleges offering MBA in the state are National Institute of Technology, Warangal; School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad; National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad; Indian School of Business, Hyderabad; Department of Business Management, Osmania University, Hyderabad; Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad; Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad; Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad; Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management, Hyderabad.