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.
The Department of Civil Engineering offers B.Tech programme in Civil Engineering, 7 M.Tech programmes and PhD programme. The Department is a recognized QIP centre since 1978. The Department has well established and well equipped laboratories. The Department has experienced faculty engaged in teaching, research, capacity building activities and industry extension services. Faculty members represent several policy making and professional bodies. The Department has liaison with reputed industries and R&D organizations.