Dr. C.V. Raman University was set up as Chhattisgarh’s first private university on 3rd November 2006 and inaugurated on 14th October 2007, over a vast area of 55 acres with excellent infrastructure in the tribal region of Kota, District Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. The university was established under Niji Vishwavidyalaya Adhiniyam 2005. Over the years, the university has established itself as the research and educational hub of the region, covering a wide expanse of courses and fields like engineering, management, arts, science, education, law, IT, etc. The university started functioning as per its approved status and ordinances from the academic year (2007-08). It is recognized by UGC and approved by AICTE, NCTE, BCI as well as certified by ISO:9001:2008, a member of AIU, accredited with B+ grade by NAAC, listed in NIRF ranking. It is listed in Top 30 Engineering Colleges in India (INDIA TODAY 2018).