|City||Warangal, Telangana, India|
|Affiliated to||NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS), Vijayawada|
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal was established in the year 1959, Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal is affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS), Vijayawada
The Kakatiya Medical College(KMC) is one of the 13 Government medical colleges in the State of Andhra pradesh in India.It offers both Graduate and Postgraduate medical education.Its located in Warangal, Andhra Pradesh a southern state of the Union of India.
It is located in the city of Warangal, an important city in the Telangana region and 4th largest in Andhra Pradesh state. Warangal is about 145 km from the state's capital Hyderabad. It is well connected to most of the state via roads and railways.It has a population of about 13,88,944.
Kakatiya Medical College was founded in 1959 by the Warangal Regional Medical Education society with the active support of the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, the Director of Medical Services of A.P. and the Warangal District Collector to provide medical education for students of the Telangana region of the state.
The College was inaugurated on 23 July 1959 by the Honourable Sri P. Karmarkar, Minister of Health, Government of India. It was originally located in a building donated by the Pingale family at Waddepally and it moved into the make-shift buildings constructed at the permanent site in November 1961.
152.17 acres (0.6158 km2) of land was acquired for the medical college in Warangal and the permanent building of the college was constructed at an estimated cost of about Rs. 47 lakhs. Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, inaugurated the permanent campus in 1966.
The temporary sheds which were constructed earlier at cost of Rs.10.70 Lakhs ,in 1961 had been remodeled to the boys hostel. Permanent building for the girls hostel was also constructed and Inaugurated by Sri J.Chokka Rao, Chairman A.P Regional Committee in1970. A hostel for boys was Inaugurated by Sri.H.C.Sarin I.C.S then advisor to Governor A.P. on 20-06-1973.
An Impressive Auditorium with an open air stage was constructed at cost of Rs. 4 Lakhs behind the College with Cinematographic equipment, accommodates 500 students.
The A.P Housing board constructed staff quarters with a guest house in the college campus which fulfils the residential needs of staff.On either side of college building there are two buildings having cloak room , canteen, Andhra Bank, Post office & Engineering Depts.
In addition R.M.E.S have constructed O.P. Block ,T.B..Block ,Lecture Hall ,Clinical lab, and Mortuary in the premises of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Warangal.
The A.P Govt. took over the college from R.M.E.S. in Feb 1977. in the same year The college affiliation was transferred to Kakatiya University from that of Osmania University . With effect from 1-03-87 the College was affiliated University of Health Sciences, now NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.
The P.G. Courses were started in 1972 and the college is conducting P.G. courses in all the Depts. The present status college owes entirely to the great architect with broad future vision of Late Prof. T.Lakshminarayana, the Dynamic Principal of the College (1960-1965).
All the P.G.Courses are recognized by M.C.I,Medical Council of India.
In the year 2006-2007 Intermedics sports meet was conducted in our college with NTR U.H.S sponsoring for medical colleges& dental colleges in the state.The new N.M.H hostel was inaugurated by Hon'ble C.M ,Dr.YS Rajasekhara Reddy.
 Kakatiya Medical College today
Currently it is the one of the premier medical institutes of Andhra Pradesh, taking in 150 students (143 merit+up to 7 Nonresident Indians on merit) each year through a competitive examination called the EAMCET (Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test) held throughout Andhra Pradesh. Every year nearly 60-70,000 aspirants sit for this exam for a position in the state wide medical(allopathic, ayurvedic, naturopathic, homeopathic), Dental, Veterinary science,Agricultural science, and Horticulture. There are nearly 3,900 seats in MBBS (Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in surgery) in the Andhra pradesh of which 2,300 are in 20 private colleges and 1,600 are in 13 Government medical colleges.
Post graduate courses offered in KMC include MD in Internal medicine,Paediatrics,Psychiatry, Aneasthesia, Radiology, Chest and TB, and MS in General Surgery, Obs&Gynecology, Orthopaedics and Diploma courses in Pediatrics, Aneasthesia, Obs&Gyn. Post graduate courses are available in other non clinical specialities like Anatomy, Pathology among others.
Currently the principal of the Kakatiya medical college is Dr.Surendar. The superintendent of the affiliated MGM hospital is Dr.Ashok kumar, Head of the General Medicine department.
The College has a large campus comprising staff quarters, a library, hostels for ladies, for men with all amenities and a recently built Rayudu hostel for boys. There are good sports facilities for football, basketball, cricket and other sports with sports equipment. It also houses an Auditorium where functions and conferences are held.
Kakatiya Medical College
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal offers 5.5 Year Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)View Details Duration: 5.5 Year Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in Doctor of Medicine (M.D)View Details Duration: 3 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal offers Full Time Masters Degree in Master of Surgery (MS)View Details Duration: 3 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Masters Degree
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal is affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS), Vijayawada.
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal is affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS), Vijayawada. Browse NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS), Vijayawada Time Tables
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Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal