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Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering

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Established : 1980 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Visvesvaraya Technological University

About Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering

The National Education Society (NES) established JNNCE - Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering in 1980. The old freedom fighters founded the society to provide quality education in rural areas. Today, the non-profit organization has many distinctive educational institutes under its Executive management. The JNNCE Campus is situated in the Malnad area of Karnataka. The college aims to deliver high-standard technical education with the best possible infrastructure. The Institute has approval from the Karnataka state government and AICTE Delhi. JNNCE Shimoga has  2f & 12B certifications under UGC. Besides, the JNNCE Shimoga courses have NBA and NAAC accreditation.

The courses offered in JNNCE Shimoga are undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs. The undergraduate program offers a degree in Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) across nine engineering streams. Furthermore, the postgraduate program has MCA, MBA, and M.Tech in two engineering streams as degree offerings. There is no provision for BCA in JNNCE Shimoga. Lastly, the Institute's research facility hosts students for Ph.D. and M.Sc engineering programs. There is an assurance to the educational quality as the courses have affiliation with VTU Belagavi.

Jawaharlal Nehru National College admission takes place based on Common Entrance Examinations. Students applying for BE/B Tech must appear for the KCET or COMEDK examination. According to the seat allocation for BE/B Tech admission, 45% of seats will be allotted by Karnataka Government, KEA through CET merit rank. 30% of seats are limited for COMEDK. The remaining 25% of seats are allotted for the Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Management Quota. Those who wish to get Admission under KCET Quota must ensure the cutoff eligibility.

Admission to the PG Courses such as MBA, MCA, and M Tech is based on KPGCET scores. Those who have attained valid scores in national-level exams are also eligible to apply. Students with interest in M.Tech courses need to compulsory attend examinations like PGCET or GATE. The seat matrix for M.Tech is 80% government quota and 20% management quota. JNNCE Shimoga MBA admission requires scores from Common Entrance Exams like PGCET/ KMAT/ CAT/ MAT/ XAT. The seat distribution for MCA and MBA programs is 50% each for the government and JNNCE Shimoga Management quota. PGCET cutoff ranking in JNNCE Shimoga for MBA was 24089. And the PGCET cutoff for MCA was 8155.

JNNCE Shimoga campus spreads across 55 acres of land on the foothills of the Western ghats. As the campus presence is on a  biodiversity hot spot, the Institute conducts green initiatives such as the Phyto-remediation system, Rain water harvesting, Solid Waste Management System, and usage of Biodiesel. The campus is student-oriented with facilities like Hostel, Library, Information Centre, Canteen, Medical center, ATM, Post office, Sports Centre, Guest Housing, etc. The Hostel has separate boys' girls dormitories with occupancy of 744 and 450, respectively. The JNN College Shimoga hostel's total yearly fee is INR 21,800/- which includes mess charges.

JNNCE Shimoga alumni reflect the vast heritage of excellence that the Institute fosters within its students. The Institute conducts annual alumni meets to nurture the growing network of graduated students. Besides, it has a unique disposition to cultivating students' minds. It has student support centers like

  • Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE)
  • National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)
  • New Age Incubation Network Centre (NAINC)
  • JNNCE Research & Innovation Centre (JNNRIC)
  • Centre for Appropriate and Agricultural Technologies (JNNCART)
  • Technology Business Incubator (TBI)



Institute type

Private, Autonomous

Campus location

Shimoga, Karnataka

Campus establishment


Campus Size

55 acres

Campus affiliation

VTU, Belagavi

Campus approved


Government of Karnataka

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)

University Grants Commission (UGC)

College Accreditation

National Board of Accreditation (NBA)

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Available Courses

UG - B.E/ B.Tech

PG - M.Tech, MBA, MCA

Research - Ph.D., M.Sc.

Admission process





JNN College CET code


JNNCE Shimoga  KCET cutoff rank

3000 - 1,80,000



JNNCE Shimoga  COMEDK cutoff rank

20,000 - 40,000

Contact number

+91 9632471667/ 9900837182/ 08182 - 268800

College address

JNNCE, Navule, Shimoga - 577 204, Karnataka, INDIA

Nearest Bus Station

Shimoga Bus Stand

Official Website


Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Ranking

JNNCE is a prestigious college in Karnataka. Due to its academic brilliance, it has achieved prestigious rankings and rewards from many surveys.

  • JNN College of Engineering NAAC Grade is "B."
  • JNNCE Shimoga's ranking is 80 among the top 100 private engineering colleges in India, according to Outlook.
  • The Outlook magazine ranked JNNCE  17th among Best Engineering Colleges in Karnataka.
  • The Week ranked JNNCE at 50th among the Top Private Engineering Colleges in the South Zone.
  • Ranked 50 among the top private engineering colleges in India, according to The Week.
  • JNNCE  is one of the Top 10 Engineering colleges in Karnataka State, according to India Today Survey.
  • JNN College Karnataka secured the 5th rank as a top college for Admission &  7th in Academic Excellence by the Chronicle

Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Placement

The Training and Placement cell of JNNCE assists students in building successful careers. It acts as a link between students and potential employers. The cell conducts training programs to increase students' employability skills. The JNNCE Shimoga Placement cell has various Industry partnerships that provide students industrial exposure through Industrial visits and expert seminars. The department supports infrastructure for the selection process, like pre-placement talks, aptitude tests, group discussion rounds, and interviews.

Jawaharlal Nehru National College's highest package during the 2021-22 placement drive was INR 13 Lakhs per annum. Every year the campus drive has 75+ companies visiting the campus. And 75 - 85% of students get campus placements. The top recruiters of JNNCE Shimoga are WIPRO, Texas Instruments Inda, TCS NINJA, Capgemini, Infosys, Qspiders, etc.


2022 Statistics

JNNCE Shimoga's highest package

INR 13 Lakhs per annum

JNNCE Shimoga's Average package

INR 3.3 Lakhs per annum

Placement offers


Students registered for placement


Companies visited


Year-wise, JNN College of Engineering Placement Statistics

Yearly Statistics

JNNCE Shimoga's highest package

Placement offers


INR 13 Lakhs per annum



INR 8 Lakhs per annum



INR 7 Lakhs per annum



INR 7Lakhs per annum


Jawaharlal Nehru National College fee structure

JNNCE Shimoga fees structure for B Tech through KCET quota is INR 42k+1500/- per annum. In contrast, the JNNCE Shimoga Management Quota fees and COMEDK fees will be quite expensive compared to the general fees. 

The fee structure for MBA in JNN College through PGCET  is INR 42k + 700/-. Students applying for Management quota, must pay INR 1.2 Lakhs per annum. The JNNCE Shimoga direct admission fees for MCA is INR 1.15 Lakhs per annum.



Management Quota fees

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

INR 1.4 Lakhs

INR 2.25 Lakhs

Civil Engineering

INR 90,000

INR 1.25 Lakhs

Computer Science and Engineering

INR 1.4 Lakhs

INR 2.65 Lakhs

Electronics and Communication Engineering

INR 1 Lakh

INR 1.6 Lakhs

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

INR 80,000

INR 85,000

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

INR 80,000

INR 85,000

Information Technology

INR 1.4 Lakhs

INR 2 Lakhs

Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

INR 1.2 Lakhs

INR 1.6 Lakhs

Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Course fee structure

MBA - Human Resource Management 230000 2 years
MBA - Marketing Management 230000 2 years
MBA - Finance 230000 2 years
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Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Entrance exams required for Admission 2023

Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Placement Statistics

3.2 Lacs per annum
8.5 Lacs per annum

Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Placements and Companies visited

Infosys Technologies
Godrej & Boyce


Asked question

How can I get an online application for students trying to join JNNCE with KCET ranking seats?
Asked by Sneha
replied on 29-Sep-2021 05:02:47

JNNCE application process is through visiting the official college website and clicking the link on the admission tab on the Home page. On the admission, page clicks on the application link provided. Then, they have to fill in the application form displayed on the screen. Candidates will have to put in all the details correctly and finally submit the application form.

What does Jawaharlal Nehru National College charges fee for Hostel
Asked by Akshitha
replied on 16-Mar-2020 13:12:51

JNNCE Shimoga hostel fee charges approximate 21,000 Per annum

I cleared PGCET so wanted to get admission in JNNCE what will be the fee for MBA
Asked by Jathin
replied on 16-Mar-2020 13:12:37

JNNCE Shimoga fees for MBA course expenses around INR 54,000 Per annum hence for complete two years fee charges around 1 Lakh

I need to get admission in JNNCE Shimoga so what does the fee cost for BE
Asked by Jeevan
replied on 16-Mar-2020 13:12:20

Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering fee structure for BE course costs approximate 84,000 Per annum hence for the complete 4 years fee expenses around 3.3 Lakhs

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