Chhattisgarh is the 9th largest state of India located in the region of central India and is one of the fastest developing states in India indeed. Raipur is the capital and education hub of universities in Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh actually serves as the gateway of Central India as it is directly connected with 7 states, which provide exceptional job opportunities for the students.

The placement of universities in Chhattisgarh is indeed far better as compared to other states in India. The growth of a country’s economy is directly linked to education most importantly. Hence, Government is taking steps to enhance the education system in India, and universities in Chhattisgarh are no exception. Government of Chhattisgarh has announced in its budget analysis of 2020-21 an allocation of 19.7% of its total allocation towards the education sector.

Due to the proactive involvement of the government regarding the awareness of education the learning standards of the universities of Chhattisgarh are top-notch indeed. As a result which The United Nations have also decided to establish a Technology Innovation Laboratory in Naya Raipur, which is a great achievement above all.

As per University Grant Commissions official website, Chhattisgarh thus has a total of 27 Universities out of which 14 are state universities, 12 are private universities, and 1 central university. Chhattisgarh has as many as 242 affiliated and non-affiliated colleges.

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Census can be indeed useful in the evaluation of the quality of education in a state, as it calculates the literacy rate among the population groups. Analysis of the literate population above all helps in the evaluation of the upward or downward shift in the quality of education.

Census 2011 had moreover depicted literacy rates in different population groups in all the states/UT including Chhattisgarh. The table below mentions the literate population and literacy rates of Chhattisgarh for the 7+ years of age group.

Universities in Chhattisgarh offer Ph.D., M. Phil, Undergraduate, Post Graduate, and diploma courses in a variety of fields such as Engineering and Technology, Medical Sciences, Commerce, Management, Law, Mass Communication, Applied Sciences, and other courses.  In addition to regular courses Universities in Chhattisgarh also provide distance learning programs.

In this article, you will find the list of universities in Chhattisgarh and their details ahead in this article. And, besides, you’ll also find private universities in Chhattisgarh; UGC-recognized universities in Chhattisgarh, other universities in Raipur Chhattisgarh & government universities in Chhattisgarh.

List of Top Universities in Chhattisgarh – Best of 2021

Following down we have the list of top 10 universities in Chhattisgarh according to the rankings-

 

University Name Average Fee Structure NIRF Rank
ITM University Raipur

 

Rs 45000 to 50000 1
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur

 

Rs 50000 to 55000 2
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya

 

Rs 40000 to 45000 3
National Institute of Technology, Raipur

 

Rs 38000 to 45000 4
Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University

 

Rs 30000 to 40000 5
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya

 

Rs 42000 to 52000 6
Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University

 

Rs 38000 to 40000 7
Hidayatullah National Law University

 

Rs 33000 to 43000 8
Dr. C.V. Raman University

 

Rs 31000 to 35000 9
Sarguja University

 

Rs 32000 to 48000 10

Let’s take a look below at the best universities in Chhattisgarh

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur – Established in 2012

Located in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, AII India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur is thus one of the best MBBS institutes in India or of the universities in Chhattisgarh. Its establishment hence took place in 2012 and is one of the six AIIMS healthcare established in 2012. It operates under the Ministry of Home Affairs under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY).

AIIMS, Raipur has indeed a total covered area of about 100 acres on the outskirts of Raipur city. Being located at the center of the country, it thus attracts students from all over the country particularly from states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, etc.

The Admission process for AIIMS, Raipur moreover is similar to all MBBS institutes, NEET-UG conducts the admission process. In fact, 100 students get selected each year. Undergraduate courses such as Nursing and Paramedical are also offered by the institute, to sum up. All postgraduate departments are currently functional and some super-specialty departments have also begun training.

In September 2012, the first batch of students was started with 50 Students indeed. Afterward in 2013, 100 MBBS students admit each year.

  • No. of Affiliated Colleges: 7 universities in Chhattisgarh
  • Types of Degrees: Three-level degrees
  • Top Courses: MBBS
  • Average Fee Structure: 55000 to 75000
  • Average Placement: 80% to 90%.

National Institute of Technology, Raipur, (NIT) – Established in 1956

NIT, National Institute of Technology, Raipur is a private institute in short words.  It is a technical and research university located in Raipur, India. It had its origin in the year 1956. Initially, it had only two engineering courses namely mining and metallurgy. To sum up, the institute focuses entirely on science, technology, engineering, and architecture.

It has furthermore the recognition of an Institute of National Importance. The Government of India funded it under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. Briefly speaking, it is one of the oldest organizations of the National Institutes of Technology system.

NIT Raipur provides courses of 2 years, 4 years, and 5 years respectively. The admissions are of course through the Joint Entrance Examination and Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. There we have Five Year Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Technology, 2 Year Master of Technology, Three Year Master of Computer Application, etc. as degrees.

It also has a complete graduate program providing doctoral degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The institute is indeed undertaking faster growth through the World Bank-funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP).

  • No. of Affiliated Colleges: 6 universities in Chhattisgarh
  • Types of Degrees: All three level degrees
  • Top Courses: Engineering, Mathematics
  • Average Fee Structure: 50000 to 80000
  • Average Placement: 85%.

ITM University, Raipur (Institute for Technology & Management) – Established in 2012

This Institute Technology and Management establishment took place in 2012 in Naya Raipur. And, interestingly, it is one of the leading private universities in Chhattisgarh for higher education. It is a rambling 2.3-acre campus and its location most importantly is near main transport hubs. This makes it easily reachable by public transport.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has bestowed the campus the trophy of the Cleanest University of India. Moving on, the institute provides us with the courses like B.Tech, BCA, B.Sc., Optometry, BBA, B.Com, BBA LLB, B.Arch., BA, and B.Des.  On the other hand, for PG programs, we have thus M.Tech, M.Sc., Optometry, and MBA.

A few of the admissions for example B.Tech, B.Arch., M.Tech, and MBA take place through an entrance exam. Admissions to other programs however are merit-based. Simply, in short words, it is on the basis of the gained marks by the students in the last qualifying exam likewise.

ITM University additionally, calls recruiters from several different esteemed organizations such as Tata Consultancy Services, Hafele, Kotak Mahindra Bank, NPCI, etc. Institute offers courses from many different disciplines for example management, technology, optometry, etc.

  • No. of Affiliated Colleges: 8 universities in Chhattisgarh
  • Types of Degrees: Bachelors, Masters, Research
  • Top Courses: Management, Optometry
  • Average Fee Structure: 60000 to 80000
  • Average Placement: 80 to 85%.

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University (CSVTU), Bhilai – Established in 2005

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical Institute moreover is a private university which is located in BhilaiChhattisgarh. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister thus laid the foundation stone of the University on 30 April 2005. The campus area of CSVTU is indeed spread across 250 acres of land. It is a University Grant Commission (UGC) recognized University, to sum up.

At present, there are 44 Engineering, 40 Polytechnics, 11 Pharmacy, 1 Architecture college which is affiliated to Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University. The University most importantly offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In the World Management Congress, Higher Education and Development Summit, CSVTU was thus conferred with the Emerging Technological University of the year Award for adopting different reformative measures.

The University briefly offers a wide variety of courses i.e. 451 courses across 9 streams. The most popular courses in brief offered are B.Tech, BE, M.Tech, ME, and B.Pharma. CSVTU furthermore is a University Gant Commission (UGC) recognized university.

Students above all who want admission to Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University can apply through its official website. The Admission process even includes counseling which is based on CG-PET (Chhattisgarh Pre Engineering Test) scores. Students who are applying for B.Tech need to clear JEE Mains and those who wish to pursue M.Tech need to clear the GATE exam briefly. The mode of application is indeed online.

  • No. of Affiliated Colleges: 96
  • Types of Degrees: All degrees
  • Top Courses: Science, Maths
  • Average Fee Structure: 70000 to 80000
  • Average Placement: 90% to 95%.

 

Sarguja University – SU- Established in 2008

Sant Gahira Guru University or Sarguja University is a state university like other universities in Chhattisgarh. Its location is in Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India like all the universities in Chhattisgarh. Just like other universities in Chhattisgarh, this is also a good university. In addition, it affiliates 75 colleges in total. And, along with that, it has 7 departments and 1 constituent college.

Chhattisgarh Vishwavidyalaya Adhiniyam established and incorporated our institute on September 2, 2008. The territorial dominion of the institute ranges to the entire Sarguja division containing five revenue districts namely KoriyaSurgujaJashpurSurajpur and Balrampur. The main purpose behind the establishment of this university was to serve society by spreading knowledge in all disciplines.

Programs like Medical Science, Commerce, Science, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Law at UG, PG, and Ph.D. level are thus available there. Below are some significant details of the Sarguja University admission process that a candidate must know of:

  • Candidates who have passed 12th, graduation, and postgraduation can apply for Diploma, PG, and PhD programs
  • The application process of the institute is both online and offline indeed. Interested applicants can check out the official website of the university to know more. You can submit the application form with the application fee of Rs 350 or can directly visit the University campus as well.
  • Admissions in the university are either merit-based (previous qualifying exam) or else you have to clear the entrance exams.

 

  • No. of Affiliated Colleges: 75
  • Types of Degrees: UG, PG, Doctoral
  • Top Courses: Commerce, Science
  • Average Fee Structure: 45000 to 55000
  • Average Placement: 79% to 85%.

Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University – PRSU- Established in 1964

P Ravishankar Shukla University is an institute of higher education which is located in RaipurChhattisgarh. It is one of the biggest and oldest organizations of higher education in Chhattisgarh. The Government of Madhya Pradesh established this state university in 1964. The institute is a teaching-cum-affiliating university. Furthermore, it affiliates almost 129 colleges and has 29 University Teaching Departments (UTDs).

The university briefly has grown a lot over the last 44 years in terms of a number of students, disciplines namely humanities, natural science, law, education, pharmacy, management, physical education, library science, and computer science, etc.

It has briefly taken its name after the first chief minister of erstwhile Madhya Pradesh. The university has an extensive campus in the western part of the capital of Chhattisgarh, Raipur. The campus of the university has taken around 207 acres of land indeed. There are 29 teaching departments in this university out of which 6 departments buildings have actually been constructed freshly. A number of self-financed courses are also there in some departments. The total number of staff is 700, who thus deliver organizational support at different levels.

Since, this institute has advanced research with famous professors and scholars, many students from other states as well join it. There are a total of 5000 students registered for a variety of courses offered by the departments.  These students have thus of course the guidance of more than 100 faculty members.

The authority of RSU covers the entire central and southern part of Chhattisgarh. There are 180 learning institutions affiliated with the university. In 2005-06 academic sessions, almost 1, 25,000 students joined, both for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In brief, the university plays a chief role in the educational, cultural, and economic life of Chhattisgarh.

  • No. of Affiliated Colleges: 129
  • Types of Degrees: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral
  • Top Courses: Medical Sciences, Mathematics
  • Average Fee Structure: 50000 to 65000
  • Average Placement: 90%.

Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya – Established in 1857

the Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (IGKV), which is also known as Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, is a University in Chhattisgarh located in Raipur. The establishment of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya took place on 20th January 1987. This Agricultural University was established by the State Legislature to give a new dimension to the agricultural development of Chhattisgarh also known as the rice bowl of India.

It was in brief established in the memory of Indira Gandhi, the main aim of the university is to provide education in agriculture and allied sciences, and carry out a research program for the development of agriculture in India. It also aims at improving the social-economic level of rural people by providing them advance techniques for better yields.

The Major Objective of the University are-:

  • Crops and Farming system diversification, to sum up.
  • Giving Advance knowledge to those who are indeed involved in agriculture and allied sciences.
  • Develop more efficient methods by collaborating with state, national, and international research institutions, to conclude.
  • Research and Development to find solutions to any shortcomings and to evolve appropriate solutions and technology briefly.

One of the best things is that Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya is a non-profitable organization, and is solely working for the development and upliftment of farmers’ livelihood indeed.

The admission process includes CG-PAT (Chhattisgarh Pre Agriculture Test) which is conducted by Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CGVYAPAM). The admission of students is thus based on the merit list which is published by the Institute. Postgraduate and Ph.D. courses academic year starts from September likewise.

 

  • No.of Affiliated Colleges: 22
  • Types of Degrees: Bachelors, Masters, PhD
  • Top Courses: Engineering, Mathematics
  • Average Fee Structure: 48000 to 50000
  • Average Placement: 80% to 90%.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about the Top Universities in Chhattisgarh

 

How many universities are there in Chhattisgarh?

For the universities in Chhattisgarh, this state has a single Central university, 13 state universities, and 11 private universities. Chhattisgarh is the 9th largest state of India located in the region of central India and is one of the fastest developing states in India. Raipur is the capital and education hub of the universities in Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh indeed serves as the gateway of Central India as it is directly connected with 7 states, which provide exceptional job opportunities for the students. In addition, the placement of Universities in Chhattisgarh is far better as compared to other states in India.

The growth of a country’s economy is thus directly linked to education. Therefore, Government is taking steps to enhance the education system in India, and universities in Chhattisgarh are no exception. The government of Chhattisgarh additionally has announced in its budget analysis of 2020-21 an allocation of 19.7% of its total allocation towards the education sector.

Thus, due to the proactive involvement of the government regarding the awareness of education, the learning standards of the universities of Chhattisgarh are top-notch. As a result which The United Nations have also decided to establish a Technology Innovation Laboratory in Naya Raipur, which is a great achievement.

As per University Grant Commissions official website, universities in Chhattisgarh have a total of 27 Universities out of which 14 are state universities, 12 are private universities and 1 is a central university. Moreover, Chhattisgarh has as many as 242 affiliated and non-affiliated colleges.

Which is the No 1 University in Chhattisgarh?

The number one university of Chhattisgarh out of all the universities in Chhattisgarh is the Institute for Technology and Management.  Institute for Technology and Management’s establishment took place in 2012 in Naya Raipur and, it is one of the leading private universities in Chhattisgarh for higher education.

Its location most importantly is near main transport hubs. This way, this makes it easily reachable by public transport, to conclude. Above all, the Ministry of Human Resource Development moreover has bestowed the campus the trophy of the Cleanest University of India and out of all universities in Chhattisgarh.

ITM University calls recruiters from several different esteemed organizations such as Tata Consultancy Services, Hafele, Kotak Mahindra Bank, NPCI, etc.

 

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