UIT-RGPV is one of the premier engineering institutions in Central India. The Institution was established in the year 1986, by the Government of Madhya Pradesh, as the Government Engineering College (GEC), Bhopal. In 1998 the Government of Madhya Pradesh declared this Institute autonomous and named it as Bhopal Engineering College. This Institute was renamed University Institute of Technology-RGPV (Technological University of the State of Madhya Pradesh) w.e.f. from July 2002 by an order of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh. It is currently known as University Institute of Technology-RGPV, Bhopal or UIT-RGPV.
The Institution is situated in Bhopal, a city well known for its natural beauty & lakes. The city is well connected to the other parts of the country, by air, rail, and road. The large number of industries situated in and around Bhopal, provide excellent training opportunities to the students and staff.