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Top Private Engineering Colleges in Karnataka

Choosing a college for your graduation or post-graduation is like choosing your home for the next 3-4 years. Yes, believe me it is not a piece of cake. But, you have to go for it. For it forms the basis of your entire career. Don’t worry. We are here to assist you in every possible way. Given below is a list of top private engineering colleges in Karnataka.

RV College of Engineering, Bangalore

Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering (R.V. College of Engineering or RVCE) tops the list of top private engineering colleges in Karnataka. Established in 1963, RVCE has 11 sections in engineering, a Master of Computer Applications department and 1 school of architecture.  It has been recognized as a center of excellence by the Union Government of India and is considered as the most preferred college in Bangalore to study engineering. The college has pairing programs and partnerships with many institutions across the world, as well as collaborations with the industry.  This list includes organizations such as ABB, ISRO, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), WIPRO, Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) and the Indian Railways.

The college has the following departments:

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Science And Engineering
  5. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical And Electronics Engineering
  7. Industrial Engineering and Management
  8. Information Science Engineering
  9. Instrumentation Technology
  10. Mechanical Engineering
  11. Telecommunication Engineering

Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal

The Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) is a reputed engineering college in Karnataka and Constituent College of Manipal University (MU). MIT Manipal is ranked among the top 10 private engineering colleges in India and also ranked in top 50 engineering colleges in India.  It was established in 1957, MIT is one of the first self-financing engineering colleges in India. At present, MIT, Manipal is famous for its vibrant and rich campus life marked by cultural, technical, and sports events performed over the years. MIT Manipal offers Bachelor & Masters programme in Engineering, Management & Science fields along with the full time & part time research courses. Minimum duration for Ph.D is 3 years & 4 years for Ph.D full time & part time courses respectively. The institute also offers sponsored research programmes supported by DST, CSIR, AICTE & Ministry of Environmental Sciences.

It is believed that on average 60 companies visit MIT Manipal campus every year. Highest Salary Package Offered for Core Placements: INR 16 lakhs p.a. while the average Salary Package Offered for Core Placements: INR 5.24 lpa

PES University, Bangalore

PES University was established in 1972 at Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India. PES is focused on four main educational areas: Engineering, Medicine, Management and Life Sciences. The institutions offer both foundation courses in these areas, as well as specialization with a Bachelors/ Master/ PhD Degree. Research Domain Areas in the university are computer science, Mechanical, Bio-technology, Electronic and electrical.  As of records, in the academic year of 2012-13, a total of 615 students were placed in top companies. This number was surpassed by a big margin in the following academic years.

The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore

The National Institute of Engineering, popularly known as NIE, found in 1946, is the second oldest college of Engineering in Karnataka. NIE is an autonomous institution affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University. The college has been acknowledged as 1st among private-aided engineering institutes in the State & 3rd among top Private engineering colleges in Karnataka. NIE Mysore has over a dozen centers of excellence, which are well developed labs for the enrichment of engineering knowledge in students. Following are the key centers in the college –

  1. Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology (CREST)
  2. NIE – Eicher Centre for Automobile Technology (NECAT)
  3. Building Fire Research Centre (BFRC)

MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore

MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore popularly known as MSRIT was founded in 1962. The college is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). The institute is renowned as its development for India’s first unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with an autopilot system. The infrastructure of the institute has been designed over the years to cater to the industrial demands in technical education. The institute has been ranked among top engineering colleges list from various recognized magazines.

MSRIT has signed a MoU with global energy management company Schneider Electric to encourage technical excellence. It entered into a MoU with 8 Billion USD company JSW Energy for offering a 1 year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Power Plant Engineering.

In 2012, The MSRIT robotics team developed an autonomous unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) named “Moksha”. In 2011, Students of MSRIT developed a system that can capture the brainwaves of a person and can be used as an authentication mechanism for personal identification. In 2011, MSRIT students registered victory at the Student Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) competition at Maryland, USA. Let’s move on with our list of top private engineering colleges in Karnataka.

BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore

Bhusanayana Mukundadas Sreenivasaiah (BMS) College of Engineering was originated in the year 1946 by Late Sri. B M Sreenivasaiah, as the 1st Engineering College beneath private initiative. Started with only 3 courses, BMSCE today offers 13 UG & 14 PG programs with 14 Research centers contributing PhD programs. BMSCE is the only institute from India accepted by the Melton Foundation, USA. BMSCE is TEQIP Phase 1 and Phase 2 Institute. The UG Programs of the College have been bestowed the Autonomous Status by the Government/University from the educational year 2008-09 ahead. MOU signed with INFOSYS, TCS, WIPRO and ROBERT BOSCH for various Industry –Institute interaction. More than 80% of students from all the platforms get placed. The college is newly accredited with A Grade by NAAC. The college has been rated as one of the top 25 Engineering Institutions in the Country.

Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore

Bangalore Institute of Technology is an engineering college offering undergraduate and graduate engineering courses, affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum located in Bangalore. The institute initially offered the Bachelor of Engineering degrees in Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunication, Instrumentation Technology, Electrical, Civil and Mechanical, Information Science and Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management. Bangalore Institute of Technology was the first institute to introduce a full-fledged Computer Science and Engineering course in Karnataka. At present BIT offers 9 undergraduate, 10 post graduate and a PhD course(s) with a student body of more than 4000.

Students of BIT have academic records and are placed in industries and corporate sectors. The college offers placement on campus for its students. A few of the companies which have visited the college for campus placements are Oracle, Bosch, Google, Dell, HP, Fidelity, IBM, Microchip, Accenture, TCE, L&T, ABB, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, Quest, Walmart Labs and HSBC. The graduates and post graduate students of BIT are continuously trained on aptitude, technical and soft skills.

Sri Jayachamrajendra College of Engineering, Mysore

JSS Science and Technology University or Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Science and Technology University is a government aided technical co-educational college located in Mysore, Karnataka, India. Although aided by the government, this stands strong in out list of top private engineering colleges in Karnataka. Established in 1963, SJCE has 12 departments in engineering, a Master of Computer Applications department. The following Undergraduate and Post graduate courses are offered by the college –

Undergraduate courses offered here include

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering (first ever to be started in Karnataka State)
  3. Industrial and Production Engineering
  4. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  5. Electronics and Instrumentation Technology
  6. Information Science and Engineering
  7. Environmental Engineering
  8. Polymer Science and Technology(One and only college which offers this course in Karnataka)
  9. Bio-Technology Engineering
  10. Construction Technology and Management
  11. Computer Science and Engineering
  12. Civil Engineering
  13. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  14. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  15. Computer Science and Engineering
  16. Software and Engineering

Postgraduate M-Tech courses

  1. Automotive Electronics
  2. Bio-Medical Signal Processing And Instrumentations
  3. Bio-Technology
  4. Computer Engineering
  5. Energy System And Management
  6. Engineering Management
  7. Environmental Engineering
  8. Health Science And Water Engineering
  9. Industrial Electronics
  10. Industrial Structures
  11. Maintenance Engineering
  12. Network And Internet Engineering
  13. Polymer Science and Technology
  14. Software Engineering
  15. VLCC Design and Embedded Systems

Multinational companies visited during recent years are Microsoft, Broadcom, Intel, Oracle Corporation, SAP, Cisco Systems, Schneider Electric, Hewlett-Packard, and many more.

Christ University, Bangalore

Founded in 1969, Christ University is a private university in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. In 2016, the University was accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with A Grade.  2016 India Today-Nielsen survey, Christ University is ranked among the top private universities in India. The university offers nationally and internationally recognized undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes in academic disciplines in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Law, Engineering, Business Administration, Commerce, and Management. It offers professional courses in fields including Business Management, Computer Application, Hotel Management, Mass Communication, Social Work, Engineering and Tourism.

The university offers following Under Graduate engineering courses –

  1.          B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  2.       B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  3.          B.Tech in Automobile Engineering
  4.          B.Tech in Civil Engineering
  5.          B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  6.          B.Tech in Information Technology
  7.          B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Following Post Graduate courses are offered as well

  1.          M.Tech in Structural Engineering
  2.          M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  3.          M.Tech in Information Technology

With Christ University, we close our list of top private engineering colleges in Karnataka. It must be noted that these aren’t listed in any specific order.

Hope you agree with this list of top private engineering colleges in Karnataka. If you have any more colleges to add to the list, leave it in the comments’ section. All the Best for your exams! For more interesting articles keep following use.

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