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University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering

First State Autonomous University On IIT Model

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100 Years of History

ESTD in 1917

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Vision of BharatRatna Sir M Visvesvaraya

University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering

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First Engineering College of Karnataka

Established in 1917 under the name Government Engineering College, it is the fifth engineering college in the country.

100 Years of Legacy

What started off with 20 students in civil and mechanical branches, now has over 3300 students in 7 different branches.

Vision of Sir M Visvesvaraya

In order to develop a skilled force among the boys from Mysore, BharatRatna Sir M Visvesvaraya envisioned the college in 1917.

Campus Location

The main campus is situated at KR Circle, in neighbourhood of Vidhana Soudha, while the other is situated amidst Jnana Bharati Campus spread over 50 acres

Sri B Muthuraman

Chairman, Governing Council, UVCE

Mr Muthuraman holds degrees in B.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT, Madras (India) and a MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Mr Muthuraman joined Tata Steel in 1966 and was appointed as Executive Director in 2000, Managing Director of the Company in 2001 and non-executive Vice Chairman in 2009. He was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT, Kharagpur; NIT, Jamshedpur and XLRI, Jamshedpur. Mr Muthuraman has been conferred with the prestigious “Padma Bhushan” award in 2012, from Government of India for his significant contribution to Indian Trade & Industry.
He has now been appointed as the Chairman of Governing Council for University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, an autonomous institution under the Karnataka State Govt.

Dr Paul S Vizhian

From Principal's Desk

In today's fast-changing world, it's important for us to offer education that keeps up with the latest technology. We know that every student's effort here helps push technology forward worldwide. The cornerstone of our nation's strength lies in the technological advancements and structural developments catalyzed by our students, who are undeniably the nation's most invaluable assets. This visionary foresight for national progress was realized through the founding efforts of Sir M. Visvesvaraya, who established this Institution with the noble aspiration of facilitating graduate studies for students from across the Nation. With a rich legacy spanning over a century which stands as a testament to our unwavering commitment to fostering knowledge, creativity, and leadership among our students. Over the years, UVCE has produced countless Engineers who have made significant contributions to various fields, both Nationally and Globally. In today's rapidly evolving world, the need for skilled and visionary Engineers has never been greater. At UVCE, we are dedicated to equipping our students with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to excel in the dynamic landscape of the 21st Century. I encourage all students to seize every opportunity available to them, to engage actively in both academic and extracurricular activities, to develop good relationship with the faculty and staff which will help you build your career and to strive for excellence in everything you do. I am deeply invigorated by the ambiance, vitality, and unwavering commitment to excellence exhibited by our esteemed faculty, dedicated students, and the exploration of the diverse realm of Engineering. I wish that, your stay here will be a transformative and life-changing new chapter in your life.

Dr B M Rajaprakash
Dean of Engineering
Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept

Dr Dilip Kumar
Placement Officer
Professor, Computer Science Engineering Dept


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World-Wide Recognition

The oldest and most venerated Engineering Colleges in Karnataka, with its unique mix of the State of the Art Education and active industrial collaboration is recognized globally


Most students are involved in Research and have published Technical papers and also been acknowledged in International Conferences and Journals in the last few years.

Skill Development

The college focuses on overall development of students comprising of both academic and extra curricular activities.

Great Environment

The students of this college are hardworking, cultured, highly disciplined and have preserved the cherished values of this institution over the years.

Campus Recruitment

The college has an excellent Industry - Institution interaction with all the reputed Global Companies visiting the campus.

Hostel Facilties

The College provides hostel facilities for boys and girls separately both in the Jnana Bharathi and City Campus to reduce the travel time.

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