Dr. C.V. Raman University has been set up by the All India Society for Electronics and Computer Technology (AISECT). This University has been named after the first Nobel Laureate of the country in the field of Science, Dr. C.V. Raman. The University is located at Kota Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh). The University has been notified on 3rd November 2006 and Shri Santosh Choubey has been appointed as its first Chancellor. Dr. A. S. Zadgaonkar has become the first Vice Chancellor and Shri Shailesh Pandey has taken over as the Registrar of the University.
The spacious and landscaped campus of the Dr.CV Raman Institute of Science and Technology is located in a serene environment on the Kargi Road, Kota, out skirts of Bilaspur town . It is just about 20 Kms. Drive from Bilaspur railway station and 3 Kms from Kargi Road railway station. The institute is very easily approachable by city transport services day and night.