Oriental Group of Institutes was started by the founder Chairman Shri K.L Thakral in the year 1995.It is a self financed premier educational group imparting quality education in the disciplines of Engineering, Pharmacy, Management and Advanced Computer Studies. The oriental Institutes are comes on top engineering colleges and pharmacy colleges in India. OIST approved by AICTE & Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and is affiliated to technical university RGPV Bhopal. Oriental College of Management is a best management colleges in which are affiliated to India’s oldest Barkatullah University Bhopal. At present Oriental has Colleges at Bhopal, Indore & Jabalpur and the group has a significant presence in the central region. A private University (Oriental University) is functioning with all its disciplines at Indore.