Chattisgarh is a relatively new state in India that is bordered by the states like Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. Its the tenth largest state in the country and is also quite famous for its educational institutions. In the state of Chattisgarh, there are eight universities that are recognized by the government. These universities offer both the technical and general courses at undergraduate, post graduate, PhD, M.Phil, and Diploma levels. There are a number of higher study options in various subjects like humanities, commerce, science, engineering and technology, pharmacy, management and entrepreneurship, applied science, architecture, ecology and environment, natural science, medical science, music, law, dance, mass communication and journalism and others.
Along with the universities that offer general courses, there are also some institutes that offer technical education in the state. The Indira Gandhi Agricultural University which is located at Raipur is a technical institute. This university offers courses in undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate degree. Another university, the Indira Kala Sangeet University, was established in 1956, and offers courses in music, art, dance, visual arts, folk music etc. at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. There are also various certificate courses that are offered in the university. The Chattisgarh Swami Vivekanand University offers courses in various technical programs from diploma to post graduate level. Pandit Ravi Shukla University, established in the year 1964, is a residential institution and also possesses a placement cell that invites the reputed companies to its campus and gives students ample opportunities to pursue their career in some of the top names globally.
Further, distance learning courses are also offered by these universities, which gives students an opportunity to study the curriculum without actually having to attend the college, in case they do not wish to due to a number of reasons.There are various institutes that are considered to be the top names in the state. Some of them are as follows:
-Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai,
-Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur,
– Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur,
-Indira Kala Sangeet University, Khairagarh,
-Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur,
-Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar University, Raipur
-Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur