About Institute and Wranagal


National Institute of Technology Warangal, formerly known as Regional Engineering College was established in the year 1959. Over the years it has developed into a premier institute of higher learning and is ranked among the top technical education institutions in India. There are 14 Departments offering eight dergraduate and 32 post-graduate programmes besides doctoral programmes. About 5000 students across the country and about 500 international students study on the campus. It is a fully residential campus sprawling over 250 acres with excellent infrastructure in the form of state of the art laboratories, library, seminar halls, and guest houses and laboratories.

Warangal is the second largest city of the new state of Telangana. It is situated at a distance of 140 km from the state capital Hyderabad (Nearest Airport). It is well connected by Rail (Kazipet Junction is 2 km away and Warangal Station is 12 km away) and by Road (NH 163). Warangal is renowned for its rich historical and cultural heritage. It was the seat of erstwhile Kakatiya dynasty. It is a hub of tourist attractions with a number of historical monuments like Thousand Pillars Temple, Warangal Fort, Bhadrakali Temple, Ramappa Temple and Laknavaram Lake located within a radius of 80 km.


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT


The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME) was established in the year 1965 and presently offers an undergraduate program in MME and two postgraduate programs with specialization in Industrial Metallurgy and Materials Technology. The department is consistently receiving accreditation by NBA since past several years for its excellent academic and research activities. The department has experienced faculty and well established laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities in various areas of research. The department also offers PhD programme in MME and presently about 37 scholars are working in key areas of research. The department is also in collaborative research with organizations such as DMRL, ARCI, IGCAR, BARC, BHEL etc. Presently the department is engaged with research projects received from DAE-BRNS, DRDO-NRB, ERIPR, ARDB, AUSC Mission Directorate, etc.


About Warangal


Warangal is about 135km from Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana. It is well connected by rail and road. It is well known as an educational centre. Once, the capital of the great Kakatiya Kingdom and earlier known as Orugallu or Ekasilanagaram, Warangal still retains its importance as the cultural centre of the Telangana. It finds an important place in the tourist map of Telangana with sites of archaeological significance like the Warangal fort, Thousand Pillars temple, Bhadrakali templeand Ramappa temple. The three lakes namely Ramappa, Pakhal and Laknavaram and the wild life sanctuaries at Tadwai and Pakhal are famous for sightseeing.