The Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences was established after formation of State of Telangana by adopting the Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences Act vide G.O.M s No. 20 HM&FW (Cl) Department Dated: 26.09.2014 with head quarters at Warangal. Dr. B.Karunakar Reddy was appointed as first vice - Chancellor vide G.O.Ms No. 99 HM&FW Dept. (Cl) Dated: 26.11.2015.
Under the able-guidance of Hon'ble Health Minister Sri Ch.Laxma Reddy garu and Special Chief Secretary Sri Rajeshwar Tiwari l.A.S. garu, all necessary approvals have been obtained from the Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India, Central Council for Indian Medicine, Central Council of Homeopathy and Indian Nursing Council University of Health Sciences started functioning from the academic year 2016-17 from a small renovated block in the Kakatiya Medical College campus. All colleges which were affiliated to Dr.NTR UHS were dis-affiliated and affiliated to KNRUHS from 01.06.2016 vide G.0.Ms No. 05 HM&FW Dept. (Cl) Dept Dated: 09.02.2016. KNR University of Health Sciences is functioning as an affiliating University offering Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Super Specialty, Doctoral and Post Doctoral Courses in the following branches of Health Sciences.
- Allopathy ( Modern Medicine )
- Dental Surgery
- Indian Systems of Medicine:- Ayurvedha, Naturopathy and Unani
- Para Medical Courses:- Nursing, Medical Lab Technology and Physiotherapy
The University is offering Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Super Specialty, Doctoral courses and Post Doctoral Courses in the following branches of Health Sciences with intake of students as follows:
|Name of the course||No. of colleges||No. of UG Seats||No. of P.G Seats||No. Super Specialty seats|
|Allopathy (Modern Medicine)||27||3950||1408||90|
|BSc Medical Lab Technology||20||685||--|
MPH(Indian Institute Of Public Health) & MSc-Nutrition(NIN) and Fellow-ship courses in various institutions are also affiliated to KNR UHS, Warangal
One of the objects of the establishment of State Health University is to have uniform policies of admissions, curriculum, examinations and to encourage research in Health Sciences thereby achieving the goal of improvement of health care delivery to the people of Telangana State. KNR University of Health Sciences is striving to expand its activities including curriculum development and research development in all systems of Health Sciences.
Admissions for the academic year 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 have been completed successfully. All the admissions have been completed in the time frame prescribed by the Central Councils, like MCI, DCI, CCIM, CCH, INC etc., All admissions including Management Quota seats have been completed as per the merit in the NEET UG, NEET PG and AIPGET (AYUSH -PG) and other entrance examinations by the University duly following the Government regulations. For academic year 2018-19 PG Medical Admissions have been completed.
Examinations for batches admitted in the academic year 2016-17 and 2017-18 have been conducted and results have been released. Digital evaluation process was followed for evaluation of answer scripts.
NEW MEDICAL COLLEGES AND INCREASE OF SEATS
There is a significant increase in establishment of new Medical Colleges after formation of Telangana State with increase of seats in MBBS (About 1000), MD/MS (about 400), Super Specialty (50) and in BHMS (200) Courses as a consequence of systamatic planning and untiring efforts of Honorable Chief Minister Government Medical College at Mahabubnagar, ESI Medical Colleges at Hyderabad, Govt. Medical College at Siddipet and 4 Private Medical Colleges ( Mahavir Medical College, RVM Medical College, Maheshwara Medical College, Aayan Medical College) have been started after the formation of Telangana State. Permission for New Government Medical College at Siddipet and Aayan Medical College (Minority Medical College) has been given by MCI from academic year 2018-19. (2) New Private Homeo Colleges also have been started. New Medical Government Colleges at Nalgonda and Suryapet has being established.
KNR University of Health Sciences is the only University with complete digitalization of entire University work. The entire activities of pre-examination, examination, post-examination are being digitalized for having transparency and effective error free results in collaboration with TCS.
CONSTRUCTION OF UNIVERSITY BUILDINGS
Hon'ble Chief Minister Sri. K. Chandra Shekar Rao garu has kindly allotted the land of Central Prison, Warangal for establishment of University campus. The Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Sri. Narendra Modi garu has laid the foundation stone for construction of University building on 8th August 2016. Construction of administrative block with estimated cost of 20-Crores has been started and is under progress under the supervision of TSMSIDC.