Government Engineering College, Bilaspur is one of the most renowned technical institutes having good potential to provide the quality education and infrastructural facility. Various industry in Bilaspur and surrounding have always been availing research and development facility and required academic support to new graduate trainees for their needs from the institute. These industries are also giving the institute a unique advantage of industry-institute interaction in various disciplines of engineering.
This institute is located on Korba road amidst the peaceful, lush green and natural region of Koni village occupying an area of 179 acres of land. The first session of education in this institute started on July, 1964 and the first batch passed out in the year 1969. Till now several engineers graduated from this institution have been recruited in different reputed organization of the country.
This institute is situated in the vicinity of S.E.C.L.’s head office, famous Hasdev Bango Dam N.T.P.C.-Seepat, Aluminum Plant-Balco, Nova iron and Steel,A.C.C. Lafarge, Prakash Sponge Iron, Madhya Bharat Paper Mill, Kanoi Paper Mill,Grasim Cement,L&T cement etc. the city of Bilaspur isa main junction of hawrah-Mumbai rail line of South Estarn Central railway. The high court and head office of railway zone are also situated here. It is well connected by Rail and Roadways to other main cities. The cultural and technical environment favorable for education is easily available for the students in this region.