Telangana University is established through Act Number 28 of 2006, Government of Andhra Pradesh to cater to the academic pursuits of backward and rural student community belongs to Nizamabad and Adilabad districts. Due to the inadequacy of facilities for Higher Education in these two districts and inability of the existing Universities to cater to needs of Post Graduate and Research Programmes in remote and inaccessible backward and tribal areas and with a view to remove the regional imbalances of Higher Education in the state this Telangana University is established at Dichpally of Nizamabad district. The Government of Andhra Pradesh handed over around 577 acres of land in Suddapally and Nadipally villages of Dichpally Mandal to the University.
The University became the member of Association of Indian Universities. Telangana University has taken over the affiliation status from Osmania University and Kakatiya University to recognize various Degree, PG, B.Ed and other colleges of Nizamabad & Adilabad districts respectively. Now, the jurisdiction of the University is extended to Nizamabad & Adilabad districts, covering 149 Degree, PG, B.Ed and other colleges from the academic year, 2011-2012.