The Directorate of Medical Education ensures the smooth functioning of all medical colleges and attached teaching hospitals, nursing schools and nursing colleges.

The main functions and services of the Directorate are:

  • To provide Specialized Medical Care and medical facilities to people through hospitals.
  • To impart quality Medical Education to undergraduates, P.G. and Super Speciality post graduates through Medical Colleges and Teaching hospitals.
  • To provide training in para-medical courses like nursing and medical and laboratory technology, etc. through Medical Colleges and Teaching Hospitals.

The present department of Medical Education was originally called Department of Medical Services. It continued as such, till Telangana State was formed on 02.06.2014 with 10 districts. The present Directorate of Medical Education was created in the year 2014.