swami vivekanand government college, raisen is situated on the national highway 86 on the sagar road. hence, the college provides easy access to students coming from the surrounding rural areas.
the college started its journey in 1978 with a small space.    since then, the college has been functioning in the same old collectorate building.
at the time of its inception, ug classes were conducted in the college. later, in 1983, ug and pg classes in commerce and classes in pg programmes in arts were started to facilitate higher education to those who came from rural areas and weaker and backward sections of the society. the science faculty commenced in the institution in 1989.
the college affiliated by barkatullah university bhopal and also recognized and granted by ugc till today.
the college is situated 45 kilometers away from the capital of the state. however, students wishing to pursue higher education prefer to get enrolled here because of its easy access and its commitment to provide quality higher education for which the college has been striving since its inception.
the college is marked as the lead college of the district. hence it has to monitor and guide eight government and seventeen private colleges located in the district.
the college is also recognized as the examination centre for four private colleges located in the town.