About Directorate of Technical Education,Chhattisgarh (DTE-RAIPUR)
Chhattisgarh is a state of prospects. Endowed with abundance of forest and mineral resources, it has great prospects of industrial development. Rich in minerals like Iron-ore, Bauxite, Coal, Lime-stone and being power surplus state, there is tremendous scope for Steel and allied industries, Aluminum industries and Cement plants in the state. The state is surging ahead in the path of development. Being centrally located, mineral rich and power surplus state, it has caught attention of investors all over the country, and also abroad, to establish their industry in the state.Beside imparting technical education for effectively exploiting the abundant natural resources, the Directorate of Technical Education is committed for ascertaining value based quality education and for facilitating planned development of research and development (R&D) work.
The courses of Engineering, Technology, Management, Architecture, Computer Science and Pharmacy have been included under technical education. At present there are 3 Government Engineering Colleges, 3 Autonomous-Self Financed Colleges and 26 Private Engineering Colleges in the state. These colleges have a total intake capacity of around 10,000 seats and they conduct various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering. Along with that, there are a total of 13 Government Polytechnics in the state and it is expected that the number will increase in the coming years. The present intake capacity of Polytechnic institutes in the state is 2385. In addition to that there are M.Tech./ME, MBA, MCA, D.Pharmacy, B.Pharmacy and M.Pharmacy courses in the state, which are being run by private sector.