Top 7 Engineering Colleges in Mangalore

The American Engineer's Council for Professional Development (EPCD, the predecessor of ABET) has defined engineering as:

The innovative use of scientific principles to design or create structures, devices, apparatus, or manufacturing processes, or works integrating them singly or in combination; or to build or operate the same with complete understanding of their design; or to forecast their behavior under specific operating conditions; all as respects an intended function, economics of operation and safety to life and property.

In India, students prefer engineering as a career choice more than any other, hence there is a huge development in engineering colleges and technical studies.

For the last few years, Mangalore has attracted plenty of students. The scope for education is reliable in Mangalore comparing to other states as there are good schools and colleges with various courses. Coming to the engineering field, Dakshin Kannada contains one of the premium engineering college, NIT Surathkal, and many more technical institute that encourage students to show their skills.

The surveys rate different engineering colleges by different parameters like Campus placements, infrastructure, and academic environment.

Here are the top 7 Engineering colleges in Mangalore

1. National Institute Of Technology Karnataka (NITK),

NITK Surathkal

NITK formerly known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC), is a public technical university at Surathkal, Mangalore. NITK Surathkal offers PG and UG programs in Engineering, Science, and Management. It consists of 11 support centers and 14 academic departments.

NITK Surathkal was Ranked 11 for Engineering by The Week 2020, Ranked 11 for NITs by The Week 2020, and Ranked 13 for Engineering by NIRF 2020.


National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Srinivasnagar PO, Surathkal, Mangalore 575025, India.

Tel: 0824 2474000



2. Mangalore Institute of Technology and
Engineering(MITE), Mangalore


MITE is a college of engineering and technology located in Mangalore, India. The institute is affiliated to the Visveavaraya Technological University, Belgaum, and approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. Aeronautical Engineering, Computer science Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering departments are NBA accredited.

It offers 21 courses across four streams, including BTech, MTech, MBA, and Ph.D. More than 50 faculty members of the institute are Ph.D. holders from top universities of the world. MITE provides more than 500 placements every year and good salary packages across all the branches to all the hardworking and deserving students.

The 74-acre infrastructure of the institute has been awarded the 'Best Engineering College undertaking Green initiatives in Dakshina Kannada' by the Pollution Control Board Government of Karnataka.


Badaga Mijar, Solapur-Mangalore Highway, Near Moodabidre, Mangalore, Karnataka 574225

Tel: 08258262695
Email: [email protected]

3. Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management
(SCEM), Mangalore

Sahyadri College Of Engineering

Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Mangalore, was established in the year 2007. The institute is recognized by AICTE, Government of India, affiliated to VTU, Government of Karnataka, NAAC accredited with "A" Grade and certified by ISO.

The college offers a Bachelor of Engineering degree, Post-graduation in MTech, Research Programs for Doctoral Degree. The college was ranked 12 in the NIRF Rankings 2017 of Indian engineering universities.


Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Sahyadri Campus, Adyar, Mangalore 575007
Tel: 0824 2277222
Email: [email protected]

4. St. Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), Mangalore

St. Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), Mangalore

SJEC is an institute of technology in Vamanjoor, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. It is the only Catholic engineering institute in Karnataka. SJEC is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaavi, Karnataka state, and is recognized by the AICTE, New Delhi.

SJEC offers 5 NBA Accredited Bachelor of Engineering Programs. It offers UG and PG courses in Engineering, Masters in Business Administration, and Masters in Computer Applications.


St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangalore 575028
Tel:0824 2263753
Email: [email protected]

5. Alva's Institute of Engineering and Technology
(AIET), Mangalore

Alva's Institute of Engineering and Technology (AIET), Mangalore

AIET is an engineering institute located at Moodabidri, Mangalore, Karnataka. The college is affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. It is recognized by the government of Karnataka and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi. College offers UG and PG courses.

AIET has been awarded NBA accreditation for its Department of Computer Science Engineering and Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering for the academic year 2019-20 and 2020-21.


Shobhavana Campus, MIJAR, Moodabidri, Mangalore 574225

Tel: 08258 262724

Email: [email protected]


6. Canara Engineering College, Mangalore

Canara Engineering College

Canara Engineering College (CEC) is a private college in Mangalore, Karnataka. The college is affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. It is also recognized by the government of Karnataka and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi.

The college offers a Bachelor of Engineering in four branches and M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering.


Canara Engineering College, Benjanapadavu, Bantwal Taluk, Mangalore, 574219

Tel: 8792727001

Email: [email protected]


7. P. A. College of Engineering (P. A. C. E.)

P A College Of Engineering

P. A. C. E. is an engineering college located in Mangalore, Karnataka. The college is approved by AICTE. It is affiliated with the Visvasvaraya Technological University. The NBA credited the college in 2009. P. A. C. E. has also been certified to the ISO 9001-2008.

The college offers different UG and PG courses and Research programs.


P.A. College of Engineering, Nadupadav, Montepadav Post Kairangala, Mangalore 574153

Tel: 0824-2284712

Email: [email protected]



Engineering colleges in Mangalore are centers of attraction among students across the country. Selecting the right institution is a big decision.

Criteria for choosing the best colleges:

  • Good quality education
  • Ranking information
  • University status
  • Good academic reputation