Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research and Technology was established in 1983 and it is affiliated to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. The college is approved by All India council for Technical Educaion (AICTE). It was an humble begining with 5 branches and 180 seats. It now has 460 intake in 7 branches and PG course in three disciplines. It has been graded ‘A’ by Government of Maharashtra. The college, formerly known as Chandarpur Engineering College boasts of providing ambience conducive for learning. The excellent results are the academic balance sheets of college whereas Energy park, Industrial waste characterization, Fly ash utlilisation centre and pollution analysis signify the socio-environmental commitment. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Computer lab, Laboratories, Internet, Gymnasium, Workshops, Hostel accomodation. The college has an excellent and fully functional Training and Placement centre. The Training and Placement centre has adequate infrastructure comprising of Group Discussion and Interview rooms. The placement cell maintains a database of all the registered students with all the relevant details and information of companies visiting the campus. A large number of companies visit the campus every year and recruit eligible students from the campus. The number of students placed through recruitment activity is increasing every year. The college offers job placement to the students in world class reputed companies like Honeywell, InfoSys, Satyam, Quad, CapGemini etc.
The college offers undergraduate course in Civil Engineering, Computer Technology, Electronics & Power Engg (Electrical Engg), Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology
The college offers post graduate course in Computer Science & Engineering, Energy Management System and CAD/CAM.