Twenty five years ago, few stalwarts in the public domain,
transformed their spirited vision and dream to reality in
the shape of Bhilai Institute of Technology in the loving
memory of Seth Balkrishan, a renowned philanthropist of
the region. Fired with the zeal of promoting the cause of
technical education, the college was set up at Durg under
the benign auspices of the Bhilai Institute of technology
Trust in 1986. BIT, set up as the first self
financed Engineering College in the erstwhile Madhya
Pradesh has now shaped as one of the most sought after
professional institutes in the central region. BIT
is standing tall and steadfast in its commitment to
provide qualitative education for the students.
courses offered by BIT are approved by All India
Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The Institute is
affiliated to Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical
University (CSVTU) and bringing laurels for the University
by providing the best results in the University
examinations and Research and Development activities.
BIT has produced maximum number of Ph.D holders in the
State leaving other professional colleges far behind. In a
good number of occasions, the faculty members of BIT have
presented research papers in various countries across the
globe. BIT is renowned for its environment friendly
Campus with a well equipped infrastructure, outstanding
faculty with rich experience, valuable research and
academic programs, and dedicated staff.
BIT, spread over a lush green campus in the heart of
Durg city, has earned separate identity and societal
recognition among the Engineering and Management aspirants. It
is adorned with all modern facilities and backed by strong and
talented faculty members to mould the students and make them
ready for the present day need. BIT has created facilities
with a judicious mixture of co-curricular and extra-curricular
activities and has represented the State in many occasions.
BIT provides the avenue for the development of
individual as well as the Nation in the field of
professional education. It offers Doctoral Programmes (Ph.D),
Management Programme (MBA) in the Full Time as well as
Part Time mode, Computer Applications (MCA), Bachelor of
Engineering (BE) courses in Civil Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics &
Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science &
Engineering, and Information Technology. Master of
Engineering/ Technology courses are also being offered in
all the disciplines. In order to meet the huge demand of
the aspirants, BIT has initiated Second Shift of courses
in Bachelor of Engineering. Apart from academics, BITinas
are also engaged in various social and philanthropic
activities through its various professional bodies of
students and National Service Scheme.
BIT is equipped with a fully computerized library,
functioning on the basis of an 'open access' system. It
houses over 55,000 books and subscribes to 750
journals/periodicals. The library also contains more than
900 educational CDs and about 20 sets of encyclopedia.
Students are provided the facility of computers with high
speed internet connectivity and access to e-journals.
State of the art facilities have been provided in
laboratories to carry out regular lab works as well as
research activities. Extra and co-curricular activities
are organized in a planned manner to extract the hidden
talents of the students and to develop them to undertake
the challenges of present day requirements.
BIT is a dynamic place with the Institute’s Motto
“Aspire To Excel”. “Educate to Elevate” is the guiding
light in the pursuit of BIT to provide Qualitative Higher
Education to the students, who can be a catalyst to
greater social change. BIT always strives to amalgamate
various resources and systems of the Institute with a
clear focus on 3 E's —
Enlightenment and Employment.