The Kakatiya Medical College (KMC), Warangal was established in 1959.The college is dedicated in providing medical education to the young students in Warangal. The Warangal Regional Medical Education society founded the college, with active support of the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, the Director of Medical services, and the Warangal District Collector. The principal objective of the KMC, Warangal is to provide Medical education for students of the Telangana region of the state. The then Honourable Minister of Health, Government of India, Sri P. Karnakar inaugurated the college on 23rd July 1959.
The Kakatiya Medical College (KMC), Warangal was located in a building donated by the Pingile family at Waddepally, in its initial period and it was shifted to its permanent site in November 1961. The permanent campus of the KMC, Warangal was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Ms. Indira Gandhi in 1966. The college has earned recognition as one of the premier medical institutes in Andhra Pradesh, over the years and it admits 150 students each year. The students are admitted in KMC, Warangal, through a competitive examination called the EAMCET (Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test) held throughout Andhra Pradesh.
The campus of the Kakatiya Medical College (KMC), Warangal comprises staff quarters, a library, and separate hostels for male and female and also for the boys. There are a number of hospitals associated with the Kakatiya Medical College (KMC), Warangal and the hospitals include the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Warangal, the Government Maternity Hospital, Hanamkonda, the Chanda Kanthaiah Memorial Hospital, Warangal, the Regional Eye Hospital, Warangal and the Regional TB and Chest Hospital. The KMC, Warangal is presently affiliated to the NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS).
Kakatiya Medical College' has a brilliant Placement Cell that helps its students to get placed in top most organizations after completion of their course. Students who pass out of 'Kakatiya Medical College' are successfully placed in various renowned companies of India.