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University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering

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Established : 1917 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Bangalore University

Overview University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering

The UVCE was founded in 1917 under the Government Engineering College name by Sir M Visvesvaraya and is affiliated with the Mysore University. From the inception, we got to know that the institute has 93 years of experience in academic excellence. Institute is the fifth College of Engineering founded in 1964 after the founding of the University of Bangalore. Institute became one among the Bangalore University (Constituent College).

  • UVCE is recognized by the Indian Council of Technical Education (AICTE) of the Government of India and receives financial support under the World Bank Technical Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP).
  • Institute has got one of the oldest technical facilities in the country, which includes technical education and takes bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in various fields of engineering and architecture.
  • The best thing about UVCE was the association between teachers and students to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • UVCE institute not only shapes students' careers, but also makes them suitable to face the real-world challenges posed by society.

 Throughout the year, the campus offers activities where students can showcase their skills and talents and perform in various genres. Students club like IEEE UVCE and Entrepreneurship cell is provided. Many events are organized in the institute such as National level technical fest called as Impetus, Milagros cultural events, Reunion and many more events. Institute library has about 2 L collections of books, journals covers all streams of engineering.



College Type


College Area

50 acres


Dr. Ramesh H N


University of Mysore

Popular Name






Gender Status



K R Circle, Dr Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore, Karnataka, India


24 rank in India Today

47 rank in Outlook India

37 rank in Nielsen


AAA' by Career360

Faculty Strength

115 faculties

Students Enrolment

4000 students

Entrance Mode


Application Mode


Admission Criteria

Entrance exam

 Entrance Exam







Applied Materials


General Electricals

Hyundai Gammon



Salary Package: INR 25-30 LPA

Courses Offered

B.Tech, B. Tech (Lateral)


B.Arch., M. Arch

M.Sc./ Ph.D.


Course details:



Selection Criteria


Computer Science Engineering

For Karnataka students KCET score and for non-Karnataka students COMEDK UGET. For B. Arch : NATA score

Electronics Communication Engineering

Information Science Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Architecture Engineering

Civil Engineering


Construction and Project Management

Landscape Architecture


Computer Science Engineering 


Information Technology

Bio Informatics

Software Engineering

Web Technology

Computer Networking

Architecture Engineering

Construction and Project Management

Landscape Architecture

Civil Engineering

Construction Technology

Geotechnical Engineering

Structural Engineering

Highway Engineering

Prestressed Concrete

Water Resource Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Earthquake Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Machine Design

Manufacturing Science and Engineering

Thermal Science and Engineering

Advanced Material Technology

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Power and Energy Systems

Power Electronics

Control and Instrumentation




Things to Know about UVCE:

  • Departments of UVCE are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
  • UVCE is affiliated to Bangalore University
  • UVCE is Accredited by NAAC
  • UVCE is recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) of the Govt. of India

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Courses:

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering is known for its engineering courses they offer BE and B.Arch. at under graduation level, ME and M.Arch. under PG level also there is research program offered in different disciplines of Engineering and Architecture.

In the country this is the 5th engineering college to be established and is one of the oldest technical institutions to be offered with various engineering and architecture disciplines.


University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering offers BE in 7 specialisations and to apply for any of the course it is mandatory to be passed in 12th board with minimum marks keeping PCM as compulsory subjects. Through KCET UVCE admissions will be granted.

As prescribed by the govt. under certain rules and regulations there are reservation seats for local residents of Karnataka. At the time of admission KEA-CET score card must be submitted by the candidates. Based on CET score at the centre admissions will be offered through counselling and once it is confirmed candidates can apply and proceed with the UVCE admissions.


UVCE Cut-off of KCET

BE Civil Engineering


BE Computer Science and Engineering


BE Electrical and Electronics Engineering


BE Electronics & Communication Engineering


BE Information Science & Engineering


BE Mechanical Engineering


B.Arch. in UVCE

There is B.Arch. course offered by UVCE at under graduation course candidates with academic merit in 12th board it is mandatory to appear for NATA and on basis of that B.Arch. admissions to UVCE will be granted. It is mandatory to be passed in XII having physics and mathematics as main stream.


Nearly 24 specialisations are offered under ME in UVCE candidates to choose and apply for any stream need to be eligible enough. That is candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree from any discipline with minimum 50% marks from a recognised board.

GATE qualified candidates are exempted from PGCET also first preference is given for GATE candidates. Residents of Karnataka will be eligible for reservation scheme.  Preferably from relevant stream in BE is required to apply for ME. So on basis of merit and entrance score UVCE admissions to ME will be offered.


UVCE Cut-off of PGCET

M.E. Computer Networking


ME Advanced Material Technology


ME Bio-Informatics


ME Computer Science and Engineering


ME Constructional Technology and Management


ME Control and Instrumentation Engineering


ME Earthquake Engineering


ME Electronics & Communication


ME Environmental Engineering


ME Geotechnical Engineering


ME Highway Engineering


ME Information Technology


ME Machine Design


ME Manufacturing Engineering


ME Power Electronics


ME Power System Engineering


ME Pressurised Concrete


ME Software Engineering


ME Structural Engineering


ME Thermal Science and Engineering


ME Water Resources Engineering


ME Web Technology


M.Arch in UVCE

The specialisations offered under M.Arch. at UVCE are 2 Landscape Architecture and Construction and Project Management, B.Arch. graduates can apply for the course also candidates should have appeared for NATA PG based on that UVCE admissions to M.Arch will be confirmed. Duration of M.Arch is for 2 years and total intake of students every year would be 18. There is a design cell where projects from the consultancy would be taken for the university.

Ph.D. in UVCE

There is been Ph.D. program offered by University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering and the degree is been awarded from Bangalore University for several specialisations such as computer science and engineering, electronics and communication engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical and electronics engineering and architecture.

Candidates with master’s degree despite of any stream from recognised university are eligible to apply and the selection of the candidates will be done based on entrance exam conducted by Bangalore University or GATE score basis.

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Fee Structure:

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering is a public institute and the fee structure will be as per the norms of government of Karnataka. So as UVCE fees for various courses is not so high but is feasible and affordable. Also, below tabulated is the total fee structure of the courses whereas this whole fee can be split and settled in instalment too.


UVCE Fee Structure (approx.)


INR 89,720




INR 48,800


INR 63,700



University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Admissions

BE: Admissions to BE in UVCE is through KCET conducted by KEA, besides this candidate should have passed in 12th board with acceptable aggregate in science stream from a recognised university. Through counselling process candidates seats to the college will be confirmed for the required specialisation.

B.Arch.: Only through NATA candidates shall be able to take B.Arch. admissions in UVCE like for other courses the eligibility to apply for the course is that students should have studied PUC in science stream securing minimum aggregate.

ME: To get UVCE admissions for ME it is necessary to have GATE/PGCET score, students should be BE graduate from relevant stream to apply for the same in masters’. Once the admissions from the counselling is offered can proceed with UVCE admissions.

M.Arch: B.Arch. completed from a reputed university with college accepting marks is necessary and M.Arch. admissions for the required stream will be done through PG-NATA score and graduate marks

Ph.D.: Either should have GATE score or Bangalore University conducted entrance exam score. Apart from this Masters’ degree in any discipline is required as eligibility. Considering the same UVSE admissions to Ph.D. will be confirmed.

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Facilities:

  • Sports: All indoor and outdoor games is been facilitated by UVCE also students shall participate in intercollege or state level sports competition.
  • Hostel: UVCE hostel is located in city campus and Jnana Bharathi, for boys and girls there is separate hostel facility given. Infrastructure is good and one can experience home environment.
  • Library: Library of UVCE is wide and spacious with quite good seating arrangements. There is large number of journals and around 2 lakh books covering various streams of engineering with 91,000 titles and 64,000 volumes. There is a rack of technical journals, rare books, thesis dissertations, CD and DVDs, project reports etc.
  • Laboratory: UVCE laboratories are well equipped with equipment’s and with the latest technologies. Each department has its own lab in order to facilitate practical learning to students
  • Classrooms: UVCE classrooms has got modern infrastructure with well-equipped audio-video equipment’s as interaction sessions for students learning.
  • Student Club: There are just not students club but societies and committees too organised by UVCE for students to actively participate and seek knowledge. Entrepreneurship Cell, IEEE UVCE, E-Cell, G2C2 club etc.

UVCE Events:

  • KAGADA - Technical Paper presentation  contest
  • MILAGRO - Inert- college cultural events
  • IMPETUS - National level Technical Fest
  • Reunion

UVCE Festivals:

  • Fiesta a college fest or an occasion to be said celebrated 2nd half of every year
  • Convocation a function to award the degrees

UVCE Awards:

  • Inventor Sustainable Design Competition 2012 held at IIT Madras, First prize won by the Students from Mechanical Department.
  • In National Level Design contest-2013, A 7th Semester student won the second prize.

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Placements:

Considering the past academic years there is over 95% of students is been recruited by leading Indian and multinational companies. Since, 2004 the percentage of students getting placed is been always increased also the packages offered even as an average is good enough for a fresher to start.

There are frequent UVCE placement trainings, aptitude classes, mock tests and industrial visits for making students learn and gain knowledge in all the aspects. There are summer training conducted for students before the placement starts also no extra charge is been put up. Placements Cell of UVCE takes the initiation to place every student such that the college has several collaborations and they invite top recruiters.

Few of the leading organisations that visit the campus every year and recruit students in large number offering highest package are:

  • IBM
  • Sony
  • Wipro
  • DELL
  • Yahoo
  • Nokia
  • Bosch
  • Amazon
  • HCL
  • Ericsson
  • Motorola
  • Huawei etc.

As per the past year record the number of students placed from different branches is been given below:


Number of students placed















Total students placed


University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Scholarships:

Scholarship 1: For students belonging to SC/ST from Karnataka there is govt. of India Post-Metric Scholarships available. From Social Welfare Department for SC/ST students whose parent’s annual income is INR 2.50 lakhs or less than that shall be eligible to claim Hostel Scholarships/day Scholarships.

Scholarship 2: Candidates irrespective of their religion/caste/community whose parent’s annual income is INR 44,500 or less than that are eligible to claim Post Metric Scholarship/Food & accommodation/reimbursement of Laboratory, Sports, Library, examination and tuition fees from backward class welfare development as per the govt. of Karnataka norms.

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Course fee structure

BE/BTech - Electronics & Communication Engineering 72400 4 years
BE/BTech - Computer Science Engineering 72400 4 years
BE/BTech - Electrical and Electronics Engineering 72400 4 years
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University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Entrance exams required for Admission 2020

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Placement Statistics

2.5 Lacs per annum
8.0 Lacs per annum

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Placements and Companies visited

Infosys Technologies


by Gagan Naik , 18 Feb 2020
Class of 2019

As of my opinion University Visvesvaraya college is one of the best college for pursuing architecture course right now am in final year pursuing B Arch course and also I need to confess that it is one of the oldest best college in Karnataka State. As of my opinion fee structure is very much nominal when compare to any other college and I can say it is reliable too. The positive things are college provides good education and great placement assistance because several renowned companies visited the campus for the recruitment process. Overall it is best to choose for pursuing architecture course

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by Asha, 17 Feb 2020
Class of 2020

My university is actually the oldest institute of technical education which was like established in the year 1917 and it is also said that it is the 5th technical institute started in the country. It’s got the affiliation from Bangalore University and AICTE approved. NBA and NAAC also is accredited the university. It has great reputation in the society so it is really an amazing college to study in. University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering ranking is very good and the same way education here is beyond good. My course in this institute was B.Arch and NATA exam should be written for being eligible.

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Asked question

Are seats available through management quota
Asked by Soniya

replied on 18-Aug-2020 16:33:47

Since this is a public institute there is no management quota or direct admissions to University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering. Only through merit basis seats will be allotted.

Admissions in Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
Asked by Devansh Tomar

replied on 23-Jul-2020 16:08:04

In order to take admission for B Tech Program at University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, candidates should have qualified in 10+2 examination with required 45% aggregate score. Final selection of the candidates will be done through KCET rank followed by counselling.

I want to know civil engineering fee in this college
Asked by Apeksha

replied on 17-Feb-2020 13:37:21

Fee structure of BE at University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering will be around INR 89k as total fee yes it is reasonable and is as per govt. norms where no donations or extra fee is taken

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University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
K R Circle, Dr Ambedkar Veedhi
, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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