University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
Motto: For Quality and Excellence
Type: Public, education and research institution
Endowment: ₹12 crore
Principal: Dr. Ramesh H N
Founder: Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya
Administrative staff: 115
Location: K R Circle, Bangalore-1
Campus: City campus – 15 acres
Accreditation: AICTE, NBA
Colors: Red and grey
Affiliations: as a constituent college of Bangalore University (1964–present), University of Mysore (1917–1964)
Sports: University-level cricket, association football, badminton, basketball
University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) was established in 1917, under the name Government Engineering College, by Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya, and was then affiliated to Bangalore University. It is the fifth engineering college to be established in the country. UVCE is a constituent college of Bangalore University which gives it a special status of a university.UVCE is one of the few technical institutions in the country that is vested with the status of a university. It is one of the oldest technical institutions in the country, imparting technical education leading to B.E, B.Arch, M.E, M.Arch and PhD degrees in the various disciplines of Engineering and Architecture. The college is approved by the AICTE and the Government of Karnataka.
The UVCE Foundation. was created by alumni, faculty and well-wishers of UVCE in 2003. The Foundation has members from around the world and has already executed various projects at UVCE to address immediate needs of the students of UVCE. UVCE foundation is the active Alumni wing which has been looking to strive for reviving of brand UVCE.