National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur was established in 1962, as a Government College of Engineering and Technology. In 2005, the institute was declared as an Institution of National importance by the Central Government. By an Act of the Parliament, NIT Raipur was declared an autonomous institution, which is managed by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (Dept. of Higher Education), Government of India, New Delhi.
NIT Raipur conducts various streams of engineering at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level. All these programmes of the institute are conducted according to the strict guidelines of the Government of India. NIT Raipur has state-of-the-art infrastructure to make sure all round development of its students within its 100 acres of campus.