Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya formerly known as the Guru Ghasidas University was established on 16th June 1983 in Bilaspur. Now the university has been awarded as the central university and an active member of the Association of Indian Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. The university is accredited by the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). The Department of Pharmacy of Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya – School of Studies in Natural Resources runs diploma, UG, PG and doctoral courses in pharmacy field.
The campus of the university is spread over in 658 acres of land parallel to the River Arpa. The university is situated in the Koni Post around 5 km away from the Bilaspur town. The campus is well-connected by the roads and the city buses besides the campus having a well-connected transport facility.
The campus has various ambient facilities for the students and teachers as well. The campus has a central library, health centre, separate hostel for boys and girls, central placement cell, central computer centre, staff quarters, auditorium, transport services, cafeteria, guest house, sports facility, women development cell, industrial interface cell and many separate buildings for ambient infrastructure.
The university is providing the education in various fields like arts, engineering and technology, life science, social science, physical science, management, commerce, pharmacy and law studies. In the field of engineering and technology, the university seven departments which are offering the B.Tech degree courses. The main engineering disciplines are as the following:
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Electronics & Communication Engineering
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya offers programme in Master of Business Administration (MBA). The duration of the MBA programme is two years which is divided into four semesters. It offers various specializations in the MBA programme. The specializations of the MBA programme are given below:
- Finance Management
- Marketing Management
- General Management
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Ph.D in Pharmacy
The campus has been developed a placement cell for providing the final placement facility to the eligible students. The placement cell also looks after the training session like summer training, mock interview, group discussion, personality development programmes and industrial visits. The Infosys, Wipro, Persistent, IBM, TCS, Mahindra BT, Syntel, Satyam, BSNL, NTPC, INFLIBNET, CSEB, DRDO, ISRO, HAL, DuPont, Reliance, ESSAR Oil, GACL, Jindal, HDFC and Indian Railways are the top recruiters of the university.