VIDYA VARDHAKA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
P.B. No.206, Gokulam III Stage, Mysore – 570 002, Karnataka, INDIA.
Phone :+91 821 4276201 / 202 / 225 .
Fax :+91 821 2510677
Vidyavardhaka Sangha (VVS) stands as a synonym for quality education in the Heritage city of Mysore. VVS was established in 1949 by great visionaries namely Late Sahukar Channaiah and Late. K. Puttaswamy (Former Minister of Karnataka) to impart quality education to all sections of the society. There are ten educational institutions starting from nursery to engineering college under the aegis of VVS. At present, Sangha is under the able guidance and leadership of Sri Gundappa Gowda, President and Sri P. Vishwanath, Secretary.
Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, popularly referred as VVCE, is one of the most prestigious engineering colleges in Karnataka. Established in 1997, VVCE has grown in leaps and bounds. VVCE is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, approved by AICTE, New Delhi and recognized by Govt. of Karnataka. VVCE functions through its Board of Governors constituted as per AICTE guidelines. The college is under the able leadership of Dr. B. Sadashive Gowda as Principal, who has rich experience in industry and education field both in India and abroad.
VVCE has a vision to become a centre of excellence in technical and management education. The campus is fully equipped with six research centers providing opportunity to work in frontier areas of technology. Faculty are well qualified, experienced and have great passion for teaching & learning. The faculties provide conducive learning environment empowering students with cutting edge knowledge. The learning environment includes technical seminars; projects, industry visits, entrepreneurial trainings, group discussions besides conventional teaching.
Electronics and Communication Engineering:
Electronics and communication has special equipment in the area of computer communication and networking like micro controller, digital storage oscilloscope, Microwave benches, fiber-optical trainer systems.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering :
Electrical and Electronics has special equipment in the area of computer communication and networking like micro controller, digital storage oscilloscope, Microwave benches, fiber-optical trainer systems.
Computer Science Engineering:
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering was established in the year 1997, right from the inception of the Institution. The objective of the Department is imparting quality technical education. The department is well equipped with good infrastructure such as latest computers, Laboratory Equipments, 10 Mbps leased line connection & Wi-Fi Internet connectivity and well qualified faculty members.
Water and waste water analyzing for bacteriological parameters, the environment process lab for water and waste water treatment units with reverse osmosis plants, water softener, wind monitoring kit.
Information Science Engineering :
The department of Information Science & Engineering has well equipped laboratories in the areas of Computer Networks Lab, Database Management System, Algorithm Lab, System Programming Lab and Object Oriented Programming Lab. The Laboratories are equipped with Dual Processors Computers, Dual Processors servers of HP family, LCD Multimedia Projector and higher end printers from Epson, HP family. The department is equipped with the latest software with Microsoft campus agreement and also Oracle 9i, Linux9 etc., to meet the needs of emerging technologies.
Mechanical Engineering :
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 1997. The department has grown leaps and bounds since then. Mechanical Department has its own block housing all the laboratories, workshops, and lecture halls and staff rooms. It has a student population of 300 with an annual intake of 90. The department is well equipped with state- of- the- art laboratories, workshops & infrastructural facilities. The machine shop has a CNC lathe besides conventional lathes, milling machines, drilling machines, etc. The department has excellent computational facilities and resources both in terms of hardware and software. The department has 125 computers loaded with a wide range of software Packages.
Civil Engineering is considered to be the most versatile branch among all the engineering branches. It is the branch with a lot of diversity from geotechnical sciences to structural engineering, environmental to hydraulics, transportation to hydrology; Civil Engineering can be considered as a single largest branch among all the engineering branches.
The Library in Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering was established in the year 1997. Library, being the heart of an institution, is the centre of all activities in the campus. Situated in the Ground floor of the building covering an area of 890 sq. Mts. and where both lending facilities and reference section in the Ground floor.
The library is developed and enriched with great care. It has a collection of 34,622books with 7,060 titles. Library subscribes to around 67 printed journals. All documents have been classified as per AACR II of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and systematically shelved on Open Access.
Library has a reading capacity of 210 seats. Main library is automated and daily library operations are Acquisition, Cataloguing, Serial control, Circulation, OPAC. Library has Wi-Fi connection and has a server with 25 PCs, 3 printers and a scanner and one copier. Library is also a member of DELNET.
Our college students are known for participating in various social service activities like blood donation, AIDS awareness and Tree plantation. In order to imbibe recent trends and technologies among the students Seminars and special lectures are frequently held.
Physical Education and Sports:
With a firm belief that physical fitness leads to mental fitness, the college encourages various sports and games.The Sports Council consisting of senior staff members and the captains of the College teams which organize an Annual Sports and Athletics meet as part of”VIDYUTH” which is an Inter Engineering College festival and encouraging the students to participate in various VTU Inter collegiate sports activities.
Placement & Training Center:
This center arranges programs on career guidance, aptitude tests, mock interviews and group discussions to assist students in chalking out a career path. The center also arranges for industrial training by providing students with exhaustive information regarding prominent industries. This has proved to be useful to students in selecting final year projects, which are industrially oriented. The center is in touch with many hardware, software companies, Mechanical and Information technology Industries for placement of potential candidates. A full-fledged placement cell is active which continuously interacts with the industries for placements.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS:
With a firm belief that physical fitness leads to mental fitness, the college encourages various sports and games.Sports facilities are provided to the students for both indoor and outdoor games. Various inter college sports tournaments are conducted by the college sports council. The students also take part in various inter collegiate and varsity sports meet.
Initiative shown by the students, augmented by constant encouragement provided by the faculty has resulted in a number of student activities. Students are participating in Blood Donation, AIDS Awareness, Tree Plantation, etc.
All the departments have their own association which are constantly striving hard to imbibe recent trends and technologies by arranging various seminars and lectures by well qualified and recognized personalities. There are various inter department competitions conducted giving chance to one and all.
Various inter college sports tournaments are conducted by the college sports council. The students also take part in various inter collegiate and varsity sports meet.