OP Jindal University, Raigarh
OP Jindal University was established in the year 2008 with the name as OP Jindal Institute of Technology in Raigarh. Since the academic year 2014-15 the institution turned to the status of University with name as said above “OP Jindal University”. Before getting the status of university the institution was affiliated to the Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University. Now the university is approved by the UGC. The campus is developed by the Jindal Education and Welfare Society (JEWS) and promoted by the Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL).
The OP Jindal University Campus is spread over in beautiful piece of land in pleasant environment of Hemgir Forest and surrounded by many industries. The campus is located in OP Jindal Industrial Park in Panjipatra town in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh. The campus is situated aside the state highway-1 (Ambikapur Highway) on the outskirt of Raigarh city. The campus of University is well-accessible by the road.
The campus has many facilities like Reprographic Facility, Dispensary, Physiotherapy centre, Shopping Centre, Auditorium, Guest house, Store, ATM & Bank, Campus Security, Transport, Hygienic Canteen, Open Theater, Indoor-Sports, AC Library equipped with the latest books and e-journals, Digital Resource Learning Centre, Language Lab, Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Leadership, IEEE Students Chapter, Centre for Excellence in Material Science and Engineering, Wi-Fi facility, Audio-Visual Rooms, Gymnasium, Fully residential campus for Boys & Girls, etc.
The OP Jindal University offers various degree courses in various domains of degree and educational fields. The campus offers 6 B.Tech courses and 2 M.Tech courses in engineering and technology. The most sought engineering UG disciplines offered by the university are as the following:
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Electrical & Electronics Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Mining Engineering
The well established placement cell of the university organizes various job oriented and skill development programmes to meet the compliance of global job demand. The top recruiters of the university are Accenture, Ambuja Cements, Amphibian Infotech, Analytical Technologies, Athena Chhattisgarh Power, Baldev Alloys, Barbrik Project, Bhushan Power & Steel, Cognizant, Concierge Technologies, Development Consultants, Devops Infotech, Excellon Software, etc.