In the 1990s RKDF group realized the need for quality higher education mainly in Central India. They decided to establish an educational institution in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Since 1995 the group is offering courses in various academic streams. The dream of the RKDF group came into reality in the year of 2012. The University aims to make sure that the education imparted is multi-dimensional and for that, they have a coherent approach that is multi-disciplinary. One would have a top learning experience at RKDF Campus. It is one of the fastest-growing universities in India with 40,000 students and 1000 plus faculty. It has a great atmosphere and a distinctly hospitable environment for higher learning in various subjects. The University encourages interaction with national and foreign institutions to intensify the knowledge and skills of the students. Students coming from various states represent the socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of the country which the university appreciates a lot. With a motive to give “education to all” the RKDF Group continues its saga.
RKDF is affiliated with AICTE and UGC. The University provides quality education through teaching and imparting practical skills in major disciplines from graduate level to post-graduate level including M. Phil. and Ph. D. It is one of the largest educational groups in India, and it enrols 40,000 students in a year. RKDF offers courses in sixteen academic streams. Expert faculty, ductile and productive curriculum and research, and global connections are the unique features that make RKDF University stand apart from other universities. Most of these courses are offered in close collaboration with universities abroad. Around 60 top executives from leading corporate institutions continue to interact with the faculty and the students to help in academics and research. The University provides infrastructures like physical facilities, laboratory equipment, and modern pedagogical equipment for the delivery of lectures. The library has a wide collection of the latest books and journals including e-journals. Union HRD minister awarded RKDF University the “Best Upcoming Innovative University in Madhya Pradesh” in 2016.
This university is one of the favourite destinations for all the corporates and large-scale industries for hunting the best talent. Some of the major companies that visit this college to hire its students are Genpact India, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, JBM, Eicher, Orient Paper Mill, XL Dynamics, Airtel, Axis Bank, Tata AXA, etc.
The higher education and the technical education system is on the threshold of major institutional reforms. The university connects itself with the top co-operative institutions to enable practical support to the students. This connection improves knowledge according to the on-going trends in society. This pathway leads to come up with excellent results. RKDF has collaborated with many organizations that aid scholars in their research. An MoU is signed between NITTR and RKDF for academic research within the two organizations. The research program in the university is excellent with the basic funding for different streams.