Top 20 Engineering Colleges in Karnataka Under CET

Last Updated on February 19, 2019

Top 20 Engineering Colleges in Karnataka Under CET

Top 20 Engineering Colleges in Karnataka Under CET 2019 is provided here based on college predictor and KCET cutoffs of the Year of 2018. Using these details to ranking Colleges and Institutes gives a absolute results. Make use of this Information and Prefer top rated College.

Here is a list of top 20 engineering colleges in Karnataka under CET to help you achieve your engineering dream.

Top 20 Engineering Colleges in Karnataka Under CET

  1. R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
  2. P E S Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  3. B M S College of Engineering, Bangalore
  4. M S Ramiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  5. Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering
  6. Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  7. University Visveswariah College of Engineering, Bangalore
  8. The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
  9. B V B college of engineering and technology, Hubli
  10. RNS institute of technology, Bangalore
  11. N M A M institute of technology, Nitte
  12. Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore
  13. B N M institute of Technology, Bangalore
  14. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  15. Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur
  16. J S S Academy of technical education, Bangalore
  17. L.S. Gogte Institute of Technology, Belgaum
  18. B M S institute of technology and management, Bangalore
  19. Vidya vardhaka college of engineering, Bangalore
  20. Joseph Engineering College, Bangalore


Spread over almost 51.4 acres on the banks of the river Vrishbhavati, this institution has aged for over half a century and is affiliated to the Vivesvarya Technological University. NBA, AICTE, New Delhi approve this autonomous institution. The university provides various facilities and essential amenities including a health center, food court, transport, photocopy, Wi-Fi, and is ranked 49th in India in the Year 2017 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.

The university has a proud history of top companies including Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Yahoo, etc, for recruitment, in the past consecutive years. To provide knowledge along with fun, the university organizes various fests including Biotechnology fest, Vortex, Mechanical Engineering fest, Vantage, and Telecommunication Engineering fest. The university believes in nurturing extra-curricular activities along with academics and therefore conducts festivals including FLARE and RV Quizcorp. The famous landmark is the Gopalan Arcade Mall, Turahalli Forest, Wonderla Amusement Park.


Started in 2005 in the South of Bangalore, this co-ed private college is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (Balgaum), and the National Board of Accreditation successfully accredited it. The University provides 8 Undergraduate programmes and 12 postgraduate programmes. The university has a vast area of over 25 acres, the university offers a good environment and is ranked 8th among the top 20 engineering institutes for the same.

The university organizes various knowledge-based fests including Maaya, inGenius, TEDxPESITBSC and conducts multiple fests for sports, conferences, seminars, etc. Also, if students want to relax, there are numerous places in the vicinity including a Butterfly Park, Royal Meenakshi Mall, Bannerghatta National Park, etc.


The university was brought into existence in 2002 with the support of BMS educational trust (Bangalore), this institute has courses approved by AICTE and is accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC. Also, it is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University.

This private institute spread over 21 acres of land and offers Bachelor’s, as well as, Master’s degree. Various literary, cultural, academic, as well as, musical events are conducted to help aspirants like you to have an expertise in your desired field. Overall, the institute ranks 45th in the list of top engineering colleges; while in the Bangalore arena it ranks 5th, and 37th in India.


Established in the year 1962 and affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, the AICTE recognizes the university for its technical education. The university is ranked 15th by India Today in 2017, 20th by Outlook India and 45th by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.

It has encouraged various events like UDBHAV, Aavishkaar which are annual cultural fest and tech fest respectively. Also, TEDxMSRIT has been conducted in past years. Over 150 companies visit the university for placements; this includes Google, Schneider Electric, Accenture, Capgemini, etc. Celebrities including Komal Jha, Kanan Gill, and Adithya Srinivasan are alumni of the university.


Spread over 120 acres this 55-year-old institute offers 12 different engineering courses. The university is affiliated to JSS Science and Technology University and is ranked 5th in the list of top engineering colleges in Karnataka. With various places including Chamundi Hills, Mysore Palace, Melody world wax museum, rail museum, etc, you can relax whenever you want.

The institute has a good history of uplifting career-oriented students like Prahlad Srinath ( tennis player ), Vijay Prakash ( playback singer), Akhilesh Yadav (Ex-chief minister of Uttar Pradesh), Nidhi Subbaiah (model & actress) and Dhananjay (Actor) through various skill and knowledge-oriented fests including CYBERIA, TECHNOLOGIX, MECHmerize, INFOTSAV etc.


Established almost four decades under the support of Vokkaligara Sangha, Bangalore, AICTE recognizes the institute, and the NBA successfully accredits it as well. The university offers you 9 undergraduate programmes and ten post-graduate programmes and has extensive facilities including an auditorium, seminar hall, co-operative society, canteen, and hostels.

The university allows you to explore your talents through various events and clubs like techno-cultural functions, dance club, literary club, clubs based on languages, drama club, etc. With continuous success over the years, the university is ranked 5th in the state of Karnataka and 53rd among the top Engineering colleges in India.


Brought into existence in 1917, this institute functions under its name, Government Engineering College and is successfully accredited by NAAC with A+ grade. The university is affiliated to the University of Mysore and offers undergraduate, as well as, postgraduate engineering programmes; AICTE approves these programmes.

The university nurtures academics, as well as extra-curricular activities through various events, including inter-collegiate cultural events, tech-fests, national level technical paper-presentation contest, sports fests, etc. Notable alumni of this university include H G Dattatreya (actor), Ramesh Arvind (actor), Arvind Bhat (badminton player), Prakash Belawadi (actor) and Mano Murthy (entrepreneur).


Started in 1946 and given the status of an autonomous institution in 2007; by the National Board of Accreditation; the institution’s affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University. The vast 12 acres campus is inclusive of the art infrastructure and modern amenities. The university is ranked 22nd among the top engineering colleges in India in 2017; this is due to academic, as well as, extra-curricular success in past years.

In addition to the above-mentioned institutions, there are the other top engineering institutions in Karnataka.


NAAC accredits almost every institution mentioned above and successfully appears in the top 20 engineering colleges in Karnataka, due to their focus on various aspects of academics and extra-curriculum. If you want to choose the best institution for you, you can list out your needs, try to match with the goals of your shortlisted institutions and at last consider its steady increase, or decrease, in its rank over the years.

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