|Established in the year 1998, by Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Act 13, 1998, the
Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal is marching towards development into a
center of excellence in the arena of technical education, research and
Under its umbrella there are 05 UTD's, 217 affiliated engineering colleges, 95
pharmacy colleges, 88 MCA colleges and 04 architecture colleges imparting
graduate level instructions running around 17 under graduate level courses, 85
polytechnics offering diploma courses in emerging and conventional disciplines.
Situated amidst an aesthetic and hilly surrounding with a sprawling campus of
about 247 acres, the University is now offering Ph Ds also.
The University is truly a picture of modernisation. With an extensive presence
on the internet, the University has courses which can suit anyone.
Rajiv Gandhi Technical University offers undergraduate and postgraduate fulltime
and online courses. They specialise in fields like management, forensic science,
fashion, engineering, space sciences, social work, nanotechnology, communication
The University has provided air-conditioned amphitheatre style classrooms. The
library of the University is equipped with books, periodicals, national and
international journals, CD-ROMS, covering all aspects of academic studies and
The main thrust of the University for next five year is on strategic
interventions in four main areas ie :-
* All weather approach road
* Enhance opportunities for postgraduate education and research in areas of high
relevance to nations science and technology capabilities
* Promote use of IT in technical education through promotion of e-Learning and
web enabled teaching processes
* Transforming the university into a knowledge enterprise through its focus on
research and development, industrial consultancy and by establishing efficient
and effective mechanisms for managing innovations, technology incubation,
technology transfer and knowledge management
* Providing effective mechanisms and support facilities for developing faculty
and learning resources for its affiliated institutions. The tenth plan document
thus include establishment of UTDs, COEs including a centre of innovation and
technology management, a staff college for human resources development in
technical education besides strengthening the RGTU system.