UVCE was established in the year 1917, under the name, Government Engineering college by BharatRatna Sir M Visvesvaraya, and was affiliated to University of Mysore.It is the 5th Engineering College to be established in the country.after the formation of Bangalore University in 1964, UVCE became one of the constituent college of Bangalore University. This is one of the oldest technical institutions in the country, imparting technical education leading to B.E, M.E, B.Arch, M.Sc (Engineering) and Ph D degrees in the various disciplines of Engineering and Architecture. It has completed 93 years of academic excellence since its inception.
This pioneer has grown many folds and has acquired a leading position in technical education and is rated among the top 15 Engineering colleges in the country situate at K R Circle and in the neighbourhood of Vidhana Soudha, Govt of Karnataka, the city campus is housing the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering. Department of Electronics Engineering and Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Proximity to city bus stand connects one easily to any part of the city. Amidst the Jnana Bharathi campus, the hub of Bangalore University, Post graduate Academic activities, the Engineering campus has departments of Civil Engineering and Architecture.
UVCE is recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) of the Govt of India and is a recipient of financial aid under World Bank’s Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme(TEQIP). UVCE has a NAAC rating of 5 Star for the past 4 consecutive years issued by the National Board of Accreditation.
UVCE does not limit itself to being technically extravagant but also it is culturally diversified. The campus will be buzzing with activities all through the year, which provides opportunities to students to showcase their talent and prove their mettle in various genres. In a way, UVCE not only shapes the careers of its students but also makes them fit to face the real world challenges that are posed in the society. UVCE is witnessing even more positive improvements and is here to stay for very long time. The best part in UVCE has been the teacher-student partnership in achieving the missions and goals set. The students engross themselves enthusiastically and actively in the research work and gain knowledge before they venture either into the professional world or the teaching spectra. This facilitates the al round growth of any student here in the UVCE campus.
MERITS OF COLLEGE The college updates the curriculum and syllabus regularly. The syllabus is very much acclaimed by the academicians and the industry in India and Abroad. The college has well qualified, experienced and dedicated teaching and technical staff having an average experience of 15 years. The college has conducted over 50 workshops, 5 International Conferences in the last three years and has published more than 500 Research/technical papers in various International journals. Repute publishers have brought out 35 books authored by the staff of UVCE.
The college has around 50 Ph D qualified staff members and around 20 more on the verge of completing and submitting the Ph.D thesis. The faculty has completed around 400 Research projects.The teachers are consultants to many industries, Banks and Organizations. UVCE is an excellent Research centre bringing together experts from academia, Industry and Government. It has awarded 76 Ph.Ds in the last three years and over 150 students have registered for Ph D programmes. UVCE is also a Quality Improvement Programme Centre for teachers.More than 90% of Post Graduate students undertake Internship or summer training at various Industries for a period ranging from 6 months to 1 year. The college produces 100% results. More than 2000 students involved in Research and have published Technical papers in International Conferences and Journals in the last two years. Scholarships are provided to deserving students from various donor organizations. The fee structure of UVCE is the lowest in the Karnataka State