University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Lisha Gupta Lisha Gupta | Sep 14, 2023
Lisha Gupta
Lisha Gupta

Updated on - Sep 14, 2023

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University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) was established in the year 1917 by Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya is currently affiliated with Bangalore University. The college is situated amidst Jnana Bharathi Campus spread over 50 acres. This pioneer college has grown many folds, producing some of the best engineers in the country. Being an institution that functions on only Merit-Based CET seat allotment, the students obtaining admission are the creamy layer of the bright students in the state.

With over 100 years of legacy, University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering is known to model its course structure in line with the prestigious universities of the country. Here’s what the students have to say- GetMyUni Verdict.


The college offers an inexpensive fee structure is an aid and a driving reason for students of difficult financial stability and from the rural to join the college. The college crafts an environment for the all-round development of students encompassing both academic and extracurricular activities. Some of the highlights of the college are given below.

Highlights of University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
Year of Establishment 1917
Founder Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya
Location Bangalore, India
Area 50 acre
UVCE Accreditations NAAC
Approved by AICTE
2020 Fees Structure UVCE fee structure
2020 Admission UVCE admission
Infrastructure Facilities Library, hostel, canteen
UVCE Affiliations Bangalore University
UVCE Address K R Circle, Dr Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001.
UVCE Placement IBM, Amazon, BOSCH, Microsoft
UVCE Contact Number +91- 080 99999999
Programs Offered UG, PG and Research programs

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University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Programs Offered

The college offers several undergraduate, postgraduate, research programs for prospective students to apply to.

UG Programs

Courses Specialization
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • EEE
  • ECE
  • CSE
  • information Science
B.Arch -
BE (3 years part-time)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engg
  • Government of India UG Exchange program

PG Programs

Courses Specialization
ME Mechanical
  • Machine Design
  • Manufacturing Science Engineering
  • Thermal Science Engineering
  • Advanced Material Technology
ME Civil
  • Construction Technology
  • Geo-Technical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
  • Pre - Stressed Concrete
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
ME Electrical
  • Power and Energy Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Control and Instrumentation
ME Computer Science
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering)
  • Computer Networking
  • Bioinformatics
  • Web Technologies
ME Electronics
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Construction & Project Management

Research Program

Courses Specialization
  • Engineering (by research)
Ph.D. (full time and part-time)
  • All discipline
Ph.D. (QIP)
  • Civil Engineering

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Department

The college houses about 6 departments with specializations under them,

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Computer & Information Science
  • Architecture

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Infrastructure

UVCE is a hub of many technical and non-technical activities evenly spread throughout the year. The devoted faculty is highly qualified, experienced and plays a pivotal role in enthusing the students to achieve remarkable feats. The college infrastructure includes a library, hostel, few clubs etc. The library has an impressive collection of over 1.55 lakhs of books and Journals covering various branches of engineering, general Books and caters to the needs of 5000 students, faculties and staff. Also, the college has an electronic library with the facility for accessing E-Resources i.e. IEEE (POP & CSDL) ASME, ASCE and Springer publication, e-Books full-text access covering all the subjects is available to the users. The college has hostel facilities for boys and girls separately both in the Jnana Bharathi and City Campus.

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Placement

The Training and Placement Office was started by Dr. M Channa Reddy in 1989 to facilitate campus recruitment for UVCE students. Its mission is to act as a link between the industry and students in order to fulfill the aspiration of the students in securing the right job and to ensure placements for all students of various branches of the college. The academic excellence at UVCE is reflected in its student’s exemplary record in placements in the corporate and engineering sectors.

The Training Programme which is being offered at the institutional level and being facilitated by the Training & Placement Office is aimed at orienting the students with life skills. Career orientation is achieved by training the students on the skills needed for a career in the corporate. It nurtures industry-institute interaction, by organizing and coordinating frequent industrial visits, in-plant training and projects of industrial relevance for the students, with the sole aim of zeroing down the gap between the industry & academia. Student Placement Coordinators play a major role in making the students aware of the corporate practices and assist the Placement Officer in contacting the companies and inviting them for campus recruitment. Some major recruiters include,

  • Royal Enfield
  • Adobe
  • iGate
  • Microsoft
  • DELL
  • TATA
  • fire tide
  • SONY
  • SAP
  • Linkedin
  • SONY
  • IBM
  • Samsung
  • Huawei
  • amazon

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University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Eligibility Criteria

UVCE has a detailed explanation on the eligibility for the UG, PG and research programs for the candidate's reference who are interested to apply.

Courses Eligibility
  • The candidate should have passed the higher secondary examination with minimum aggregate marks from a recognized board.
  • The candidate should clear the CET conducted by the University.
  • The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university/ board in a relevant stream.
  • The candidate should have cleared either GATE or PGCET examination.
M.Sc./ Ph.D.
  • The candidate should have a Master’s Degree from a recognized board/ university in a relevant stream.
  • The candidate should clear the entrance examination conducted by Bangalore University.

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Admission

Candidates who qualify in Common Entrance Test (CET) / Aptitude test conducted by Government of Karnataka are eligible to the UnderGraduate Engineering / Architecture courses. The selection of candidates to the college is done by counselling at CET centre by the Government. Admission to UVCE is strictly on the basis of merit. The prospective students willing to apply to the university can refer to the following,

  • Once the Announcements of the Final Round Seat Allocation is made in the website and once the candidate has selected the seat in UVCE, they  need to come down to K R Circle campus.
  • Application forms can be obtained from the Admission Office, UVCE on production of few documents as mentioned below.
  • Before visiting the UVCE campus for admissions, make sure that the original documents mentioned below are available(and two set of Attested Xerox copies)
  • The candidates are advised to have the Xerox copies of the below documents as well (which may be required for an individual's specific category)
  • With all the required documents, please visit the campus.
  • First step would be to collect the "File as per the Department allotted" from the UVCE Co-Operative Society within the campus (UVCE, K R Circle).
  • Please note that Civil & Architecture students are also required to complete their admission process at K R Circle campus only.
  • The college authorities will inform you as per the further process for admission once you are ready with the above mentioned duly-filled documents.

Documents Required:

For obtaining an  application form

  • Admission order issued by KEA
  • Documents as required Details below
  • Online fees receipt of Rs. 12500/- (Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Only) paid through the Bangalore University website
  • Rs. 1500/- (Thousand Five Hundred only) additional shall be paid by the students who have passed 12th class at boards other than the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka. (They should pay Rs. 14000/- totally).
  • It is to be noted that No Cash Transactions at any stage in the college. All fee payments are only through online fee payment.

Original Documents

  • Receipt Towards College Admission Fee (3 copies)
  • CET Seat Allotment Order issued by KEA
  • PUC/12th Std Marks Card (will be returned to the candidate after getting approval of DTE & BU)
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate (for CBSE/ Outside Karnataka students)
  • Duly filled in application for Admission to First year BTech & BArch
  • Self Address Postal Cover of Rs.5 for sending communication with regard to Commencement of classes
  • Three Stamp-Size and Three Passport-Size photographs

Xerox copies

  • SSLC/ 10th Marks Cards
  • Caste Certificate (if seat allotted under Caste Category)
  • Income Certificate (for claiming fee concession)
  • Rural Certificate (if seat allotted under Rural Quota)
  • Kannada Medium Certificate (if seat allotted under Kannada Medium Quota)
  • Study/Character/Conduct Certificate issued by Institution last studied
  • Defence/ex-Defence/NCC/P.H/ Sport Certificate (for Special Category Candidates)
  • NATA Score Copy (for Architecture Students only)
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University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Highlights

Affiliate University Bangalore University
Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 30
Total Faculty 102
Total Area (In Acre) 30
Construction Area (Sq. M) 100000
Year of Establishment 1917
Accredited by NAAC

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Student Diversity

Category PWD OBC PWD General ST SC OBC General
Male 3 2 92 211 759 538
Female 50 83 295 224 - -
Total 3 2 142 294 1054 762

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering PTR Table

Particulars Count
Student Enrolment(Male) 2987
Student Enrolment(Female) 901
Student Enrolment Total 3888
Teaching Staff(Male) 21
Teaching Staff(Female) 81
Teaching Staff Total 102

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
Bachelor of Engineering ₹89,720 4 Years
B.Arch -- 5 Years
M.Arch ₹63,640 2 Years
ME ₹48,780 2 Years
PhD -- 3 Years

University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Courses and Fee Structure

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Exam Date: Apr 06, 2024

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4 Placements
4 Fees
4 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

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3 Placements
3 Academics
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Reviewed on Mar 02, 2018
4 Placements
5 Fees
3.5 Academics
2 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

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1.5 Placements
1.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
2.5 Campus

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