Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV), also known as Rajiv Gandhi Technological University, is a state technological university situated in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya offers undergraduate, postgraduate and integrated postgraduate fulltime and online courses. They specialize in fields like Forensic Science, Engineering, Nanotechnology, Communication and Pharmacy.
RGPV was established in the year 1998, by Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Act 13, 1998. The university was established as a common university for all the technical institutes, mainly including engineering and pharmacy colleges in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The university was named after the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi.
The institute is headed by the vice-chancellor, assisted by the registrar, two controllers, for exams and finance, and two deputy registrars for administration and academics. There are five deans, which have authority over the academic departments of civil engineering, computer & information technology, electrical & electronics, industrial & technology and applied mathematics. The polytechnic wing is administrated by a secretary and a research officer.
The institution is near Gandhi Nagar on the outskirts of the city, 3 km from the airport on the Gwalior bypass road. The campus is spread over 247 acres. The main buildings start 1 km from the main gate. The campus has instruction blocks, workshop, library block, nanotechnology block, School of Energy and Environment block and Administrative block.
All course work and examinations for all majors and subjects are conducted with English language as the mode of instruction. Undergraduate courses are given in all engineering fields. Postgraduate courses include Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and Master of Technology (M.Tech) in relevant fields, as well as other Master degrees.Integrated postgraduate course is offered in the six disciplines of engineering with the intake of 20 each
Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya affiliated institutes include 5 teaching institutions, 200 engineering institutions, 98 pharmacy institutions, 95 MCA institutions, 4 architecture institutions and 85 diploma institutions