Bhilai Institute of Technology (BIT) was established in the year 1986 as the first Engineering College in Private sector Chattisgarh. It was established in Durg. Started at very modest scale with four undergraduate courses in Engineering (B.E.) and intake capacity of 180 students, it has now risen to the status of an institution of repute for technical education and management studies with seven disciplines of Engineering at the undergraduate level and six post graduate courses including MBA and MCA, and an annual intake strength of 780 in Bachelor of Engineering itself. The Institute is managed by a Board of Trustees which is headed by Managing Trustees. The Trust comprises duly constituted Governing Body consisting of the representatives of the Trust, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the State government of Chhattisgarh, the affiliating university, industrialists, senior bureaucrats, management experts, peoples` representatives, and notable social workers.