University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering - UVCE Bangalore

Bangalore University - Bangalore
080 22210694, 080 22961831
University Visveswaraya College of Engineering KR Circle Bangalore, Karnataka, India - 560001
Courses offered in University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering - UVCE Bangalore
  • B.Tech
  • B.Arch
  • M.Tech
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About University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering - UVCE Bangalore

The University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, popularly known as UVCE, is an engineering college affiliated to the Bangalore University, and is located in Bangalore, India. The college was established in the year 1917, by Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya.

UVCE Bangalore is approved by the AICTE and the Government of Karnataka. The departments are accredited with five A+ for three years by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi.

From its inception, the UVCE has grown steadily and is imparting quality technical education. It has produced a number of professional graduates and post-graduates, who are placed in very high positions in India and abroad. The admission of students to the undergraduate courses is entirely on the basis of merit through the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by the state government. Normally, the top-ranking students of the Common Entrance Test choose this college for their admission. The entrance to post-graduate courses is through the Degree, GATE and entrance test results.

Now, this is the only engineering college under the annals of the Bangalore University. UVCE has recently completed its glorious platinum jubilee. Equipped with modern laboratories and facilities, UVCE is known for its dedicated faculty as well as its progressive research and development activities. The alumni of UVCE, spread globally and involved in front line engineering education, research and entrepreneurship, stand testimony to the quality of engineering education imparted in this prestigious technical institution. Every year, nearly 450 students graduate at the under-graduate level from five disciplines and are employed in reputed organisations. Among the various engineering colleges in Karnataka, UVCE was the earliest to have offered post-graduate courses.

Actively UVCE has 4 major fests held annually namely MILAGRO (Annual Inter-collegiate Cultural Fest), IMPETUS (IEEE-UVCE Annual Technical Fest),

Post-graduate programs

UVCE offers four semesters M. E. degree courses in the following disciplines:

Civil Engineering

Structural Engineering

Geo Technical Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Pre-Stressed Concrete Engineering

Water Resource Engineering

Construction Technology

Earthquake Engineering

The department is considered the best civil engineering department in the state of Karnataka. Most of the government-related projects are assisted from the department on regular basis. Some of them are Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna project, BWSSB projects, National Highway Authority projects and many more. The department is recognized as Quality Improvement Programme center of U.G.C./AICTE which offers admission to M. E. and Ph.D. degrees.

In 2008, a student exchange programme was initiated in the department where many students get opportunity to study a complete semester abroad.

Mechanical Engineering

Machine Design

Manufacturing Science and Engineering

Thermal Science and Engineering

Advanced Materials Technology

Electrical Engineering

Power and Energy Systems

Power Electronics

Control and Instrumentation

Electronics Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Information Technology

Computer Networks

Software Engineering

Web Technology


Graduate departments

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Information Science and Technology

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Architectural Engineering

Placements and internships

UVCE is popularly known as "factory of engineers". UVCE is well known for its campus placements in the state. Almost all reputed (more than 150) services, product and research-oriented organizations visit the campus for recruitment every year. Every student in the college is empowered to get placed in at least three companies and have a choice of his own. Usually placements start when the student enters the seventh semester and lasts until he finishes his graduation.

Along with the placements, internships are offered for the students from many organizations (Philips, Intel, TI, Juniper, Cisco, IBM ISL, RSA, Netapp, HP, Citrix, NDS, Samsung and many more), which helps the students know the corporate way of working on a project and have a practical feel on the technical subjects. Many companies will offer students to take up projects, which helps students to acquire knowledge about the corporate world.

Notable alumni

1. T.S.Prahlad- scientist and former Director, National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)

2. M.R.Sreenivasan, member, National Security Advisory Board

3. S.Ramegowda, former Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)

4. Anand Adkoli, Founder, Liqwid Krystal

5. S.Srikanth, Director, ReIQ Software, Bangalore

6. B.V.Jagadeesh, CEO, NetScaler,

7. Ramesh Arvind-Famous Kannada Actor

8. Mano Murthy,Entrepreneur and Music Director

9. Sanjeev Sinha,Managing Director,Nokia Siemens

10.Lakshmi Narayanan,CHAIRMAN,ex-CEO, Cognizant Technology Solutions

11.Dr.Guru Rao, Senior Vice President, Risk Management Solutions

12.Vijay Bhaskar, Noted Kannada Music Composer

13.Manjunath, CEO of S7 Software solutions.

14.Aravind Bhat , Top Badminton Player

and many more

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