History of the Department

The University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, popularly known asUVCE, is one of the most prestigious colleges imparting Technical Education in the state of Karnataka. The College as well as Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in the year 1917 by the greatest Engineer of the Country, Statesman of modern times

Bharata Rathna Sir. M. Visvesvaraya. Since its inception, the department has grown by leaps and bounds producing highly competent graduates, postgraduates and doctorates who have occupied prestigious positions both in India and abroad.

The department currently offers one Undergraduate (B.E Fulltime & Part-time) and Four Postgraduate (M.E) Programmes. The Institute has awarded more than 53 Ph.D degrees. At present there are 25 candidates pursuing their Ph.D. The teaching faculty has completed / engaged in number of R & D projects sponsored by UGC, AICTE, MHRD, AR&DB, ADA, Naval Research Board, etc.

Presently, 23 full time faculty members are serving the Institute, of which 19 faculty members possess Ph.D degrees. Four faculty members are pursuing their Doctoral Programme. There are 08 Professors, 10 Associate Professors and 05 Assistant Professors.

Our department has set Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time bound (SMART) objective of attaining academic excellence in UG, PG,M.Sc. (Engineering) by Research and Doctoral programmes on par with IITs and National Institutes of Excellence. It has also set an objective to evolve itself as an R & D center to promote and pursue research in the areas of current industrial and all other relevant thrust areas in Engineering.

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Programs Offered

Title of Programme

Level
(UG, PG, PhD)

Duration Years

Year of starting

AICTE Sanctioned annual Intake

Total Student strength

Mechanical Engineering (B.E)

UG

4 Years

1917

100

449

Part time

3 years

—–

60

180

Machine Design (M.E)

PG

2 Years

1964

18

34

Manufacturing Science Engg. (M.E)

PG

2 Years

1974

18

36

Thermal Science Engineering (M.E)

PG

2 Years

2001

18

35

Advanced Material Technology (M.E)

PG

2 Years

2008

18

36

Mechanical Engineering

Full time
PhD

3 – 5 Years

1965

NA

Part Time
PhD

4 – 6 Years