Telangana University is established through Act Number 28 of 2006, Government of Andhra Pradesh to cater to the academic pursuits of backward and rural student community belongs to Nizamabad and Adilabad districts. Due to the inadequacy of facilities for Higher Education in these two districts and inability of the existing Universities to cater to needs of Post Graduate and Research Programmes in remote and inaccessible backward and tribal areas and with a view to remove the regional imbalances of Higher Education in the state this Telangana University is established at Dichpally of Nizamabad district. The Government of Andhra Pradesh handed over around 577 acres of land in Suddapally and Nadipally villages of Dichpally Mandal to the University.
The University introduced six Post Graduate courses in the month of September, 2006, Seven Courses were added during 2007-2008 and Five more courses were included during the academic year 2008-2009 raising the total number of courses to eighteen. Till 2008 University functioned at Girraj Govt. College, Nizamabad. In the month of January, 2009, the University was shifted to its own campus at Dichpally.
The University became the member of Association of Indian Universities. Telangana University has taken over the affiliation status from Osmania University and Kakatiya University to recognize various Degree, PG, B.Ed and other colleges of Nizamabad & Adilabad districts respectively. Now, the jurisdiction of the University is extended to Nizamabad & Adilabad districts, covering 149 Degree, PG, B.Ed and other colleges from the academic year, 2011-2012. The University planning to introduce Credit Base Choice System (CBCS) gradually to assess the academic performance of the students.
The University, at present is offering eighteen (18) courses where 1250 students are pursuing their studies in various courses at University Main Campus and the South-Campus of Bhiknoor. The class rooms are spacious, laboratories are well equipped and accommodation is provided separately for Girls and Boys with furnished hostels and play grounds within. The campus is very beautiful and picture square. Plantation of avenue trees and greenery of the campus is well maintained by NSS volunteers that keeps oneself healthy and active.
Mission of the University:
Vision of the University is drafted with a view to attain the following goals:
"To provide job oriented quality education, so as to empower the younger generation for a better future by improving their capabilities to face the competition and to promote research so as to add to the existing universal knowledge and to provide social justice to the socially backward by extending educational facilities to them and develop a community of learning by including alumni."
1. To design and execute academic programs to bridge the gap between academic knowledge and industry requirement.
2. To produce graduates with knowledge, high values, integrity and to be best citizens of the country.
3. To design awareness programs with focus on entrepreneurship and job market/ vocationalization.
4. To follow innovative teaching and learning pedagogy and promote skill development among the rural youth thus making the University a potential center of excellence.
5. To focus on capacity building, sustainable development and effective governance of the University.
6. To internationalize the curriculum for seeking jobs in the global market and teaching people working in the domestic environment to face the complexities of multidimensional phenomena–Globalization.
7. To strengthen research activities by introducing Ph.D programmes, undertaking research projects from various funding agencies and provide consultancy services .
8. To organize International, National and State level Seminars / Conferences / Work–shops / Symposium on various burning topics with a view to enrich knowledge and practical skills.
9. To build global competencies and encourage the placement programmes and campus interviews for successful students.
10.To establish alumni association in order to strengthen the programmes to match the requirements of changing times.
Steps are being taken to develop spacious play ground opposite to classroom complex and girls hostel. Massive plantation is going on to make the Telangana University into a Green-Campus. The plantation works were also taken up under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. The campus will soon have avenue trees, Nursery beds and landscape designing.
Telangana University Campus Dichpally
♦ The sprawling and scenic campus of Telangana University is located abutting the National High Way 7 at Dichpally, which is 15 km away from the Nizamabad town on the Hyderabad highway. Telangana University south Campus Bhiknoor
♦ The Dichpally Station is the nearest Railway station and Nizamabad is also having a well-connected train route in Secunderabad-Nanded section of the South Central Railway.
♦ There is a bus facility at almost every 10 minutes from the APSRTC’s Jubilee Bus Station of Secunderabad to Nizamabad, which is located at around 160 km distance from Secunderabad.
♦ With the National Highway road expansion works are in full swing, it would soon be a less than 3-hour drive from Hyderabad to the Telangana University Campus at Dichpally, near Nizamabad.
♦ The Telangana University’s Dichpally Campus is also well-connected on the Armoor-Hyderabad highway. The campus is located 18 km away from Armoor town of the Nizamabad district.
The Post Graduate College, Bhiknoor was started in the year 1976 under the Six Point Formula programme with the objective of establishing the PG Centres in rural areas. It was established under the Osmania University. PG College Bhiknoor commenced with M.Sc. (Chemistry) having specialization in Agrochemicals, Fertilizers, Pesticides as job-oriented courses with an intake of 12 students. Since its formation, the centre has come a long way in achieving academic excellence and many students went on to pursue Ph.D programmes.
The South-Campus of Bhiknoor is exactly located picturesque and greenery land about 50 acres at Bhiknoor. Bhiknoor PG Centre has been taken over by Telangana University from Osmania University during the academic year 2010-2011 and it is renamed as Telangana University South-Campus, Bhiknoor. Few courses have been shifted from Main Campus to South-Campus, Bhiknoor. The South-Campus, Bhiknoor of Telangana University, at present is offering 4 courses where 250 students are pursuing their studies in various courses. This South-Campus having a historical recognition for M.Sc. Organic Chemistry course. Number of students of M.Sc. Organic Chemistry were selected CSIR Junior Research Fellowship.
During the academic year 2006-07 the University started with 6 programmes with an intake of 28 in each programme and added 7 more programmes in 2007-08 and 5 more courses were launched in 2008-09 academic year thus raising the total number of courses offered at the Telangana University to 18 with an intake capacity to 28 in all the PG Programmes except MBA, MCA & LLB which has an intake of 30 each.
Centre for Distance Education
It is proposed to introduce various educational programmes through Distance mode so as to provide education to the employees and rural youth and housewives, who could not continue their regular studies for various reasons. This will generate additional resources besides spreading education among the deprived sections.