Kakatiya University is located in the historical City of Warangal in Indian State of Telangana. The University has been named after the great Kakatiya Dynasty which ruled this region with Warangal as capital during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The benevolent Kakatiya rulers ensured political stability, economic prosperity, linguistic and cultural unity and bestowed artistic splendour and literary efflorescence on the kingdom they built. The term "Kakatiya" strikes an emotional chord in the hearts of the Telugu people.
The artistic beauty of the temples with excellent sculpture of unique style, wild life sanctuaries, and the tanks with sparkling waters reflect nature's beauty and provide fabulous fete to the tourists. The amazing Thousand Pillars Temple, the Bhadrakali and the Padmakshi temples, the Warangal Fort, the dense forests of Eturunagaram and Pakal, the large lakes and other destinations are the potential tourist spots of Warangal District. The city has great intellectual legacy. Bammera Pothana, Palkurkthi Somanatha, Sivadevayya, Andhra Bhoja, Iswara Bhatta, Nrisimhakavi, Agasthya, Madhava Vidyaranya, Gangadevi and others adorned the Kakatiya period and some of them formed the brain behind the foundation of the Vijayanagara empire.