P.E.S. College of Engineering, Mandya is one of the pioneer Engineering Colleges in India started in the year 1962 by People’s Education Society, Mandya (currently known as People’s Education Trust ) under the leadership of late Sri K.V.Shankaragowda with the help of philanthropic farmers of Mandya District. Sri K.V.Shankaragowda was former Education Minister of Government of Karnataka, a person with a missionary zeal and had a long cherished ambition to promote and disseminate knowledge. The sole objective of the college was to promote Technical Education among the students of Rural Areas. The college is permanently affiliated to Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi, (Previously affiliated to the University of Mysore) and has obtained Autonomous status in the year 2008-09 by the UGC. The college is functioning under the Grant-in-aid code, Government of Karnataka.
The college managed by Peoples Education Trust, Mandya and steered by the Chairman Shri K.S Vijayananda. Institute is recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and Thrice Accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and ranked 147th by MHRD, National Institutional Ranking Framework-2020 (NIRF-2020) and 2nd place in category of Govt. and Aided Engineering Colleges of Atal ranking (ARIIA) 2020.
The college has Excellent academic, sports complex and other amenities spread across 62 acres of the beautiful lush green campus. The college is running 8 Undergraduate BE programs and 6 Postgraduate programs. It consists of 4 M.Tech. programs, MBA and MCA which are affiliated to Visvesvarya Technological University. The total intake of the college is 820 students for UG course and 192 students for PG course. Besides, more than hundred research scholars pursuing MSc (Engg) & Ph.D research programs.
After obtaining Autonomous status, the Management has redefined its vision and mission “It is committed to develop student potential through high quality teaching - learning processes and state of the art infrastructure and is determined to improve the academic standards and campus environment to impart Quality Technical education. As per the Washington Accord, we have revised our curriculum to adopt Outcome Based Education (OBE). Further, Choice Based Credit System along with Out Come Based Education is adopted since 2015-16. Institutional Strategic Development Plan approved by Board of Governors to make students of P.E.S.C.E. Professionally Excellent, Socially Committed Engineers in Synonym with P.E.S.C.E.
To cater to the needs of the students, necessary laboratories added to the infrastructure. The college campus computer network has been upgraded and entire campus is provided with Wi-Fi facility to access internet. The institution has full pledged infrastructure with well qualified and experienced faculty. In order to update the knowledge of the faculty and technical staff with the latest technology, the faculty members and teaching staff deputed at regular intervals for Faculty Development Programs (FDP) and technical training. The FDP programs conducted regularly in house by inviting experts from industries and reputed institutions.
The college is beneficiary of TEQIP II grant (Rs. 10.00 crores) under component 1.1 during 2010-2017. The broad objectives of the Programme (TEQIP) is to create an environment in which engineering institutions selected under the Programme can achieve their own set targets for excellence and sustain the same with autonomy and accountability. Support development plans including synergistic networking and services to community and economy for achieving higher standards, to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the technical education management system. The effort would provide a flexible platform to perform to acquire excellence in specialized areas and emerge as world-class institutions. The TEQIP funds utilized effectively and all the Departments Programmes have procured latest equipment to their laboratory to train students with the latest equipment as per industry standard.
Further, for the efficient and effective implementation of TEQIP -II grant under component 1.1 during 2010-2017, the College is chosen for TEQIP-III grant (Rs.8.40 crores) under component 1.3 for the period 2017-2021.
During 2008, P.E.S. College of Engineering became one among the 14 Autonomous colleges in Karnataka. This Autonomous status provided the flexibility to set one’s own syllabus, start programmes specific to demand, conduct exams, etc.. Current intake of students for UG & PG Programme is about 1012, spread across an array of disciplines. P.E.S.C.E. offers Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Automobile, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Industrial and Production, Computer Sciences and Information Sciences. P.E.S.C.E. offers 4 Master of Technology (M.Tech) Programmes, A Master of computer application and Master of Business Administration program. About 150 scholars are currently pursuing Ph.D under the able guidance of about 55 Ph.D Guides/Supervisors. It is noteworthy that P.E.S.C.E. Faculty and students have 15 patents so far. Additionally, P.E.S.C.E. is one among the 31 Engineering colleges in the country selected for World Bank - MHRD’s prestigious TEQIP grants.
P.E.S.C.E. has set up Centre’s of Excellence centres in Collaboration with academic Institutes and companies. These organizations also provide our students opportunities, thus making them industry ready at the time of graduation. Our Institute also has a Bio-fuel centre funded by Government of Karnataka. In addition to this, Institute has collaboration with various national and international academic institutions/Universities.
Training & Placement centre of our institute plays a major role in transforming the student fraternity and graduates for their overall growth, skill and campus placements
P.E.S.C.E. faculty is highly qualified with about 35% of them holding Doctoral Degrees. P.E.S.C.E. has under gone significant metamorphosis in terms of infrastructure, with a state of the art library, golden jubilee block for special lecturers, boys & girls hostel, refreshment area and parking area. The independent infrastructural buildings for all the UG & PG programmes, library, academic lecture halls, smart classrooms, Auditoriums for different purposes are very well developed. Further, well established outdoor as well as indoor sports complex facilities cater for the requirements of not only for students & faculty but also for society.
K.V.Shankaragowda Road ,Near Sub Jail Mandya - 571401
Dr. R.M. Mhalingegowda
Email : Principal@pesce.ac.in