Team Careers360, 21 Jun 2014

Housing IT majors like Infosys, Microsoft, Dell, Wipro, Cognizant and TCS, Karnataka is well-known as the Silicon Valley of India. With approximately 86,000 Engineering seats on offer at the undergraduate level (B.E./B.Tech.), Karnataka is one of the most prominent states for doing Engineering in the country.

NIT-Surathkal is the outstanding colleges of the state. Other excellent colleges include Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT); R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore (RVCE); BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore (BMSCE); and PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore (PESIT). Manipal Institute of Technology (IIIT), Manipal; Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore; Sir M Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore and M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore are some the other prominent colleges in the state.

With approximately 20,000 seats, Electronics & Communication Engineering is the branch having maximum capacity in the state, closely followed by Computer Science Engineering which has around 17,000 seats and Mechanical Engineering which also has close to 17,000 seats. Other notable branches are Civil Engineering (10,000 odd seats) and Information Technology (approx. 9,000 seats). The following chart depicts the seat distribution amongst the various prominent branches:

LEGEND

CSE: Computer Science

ME:  Mechanical

ECE: Electronics & Communication

CE: Civil

IT:  Information Technology

OT: Others

EEE:  Electrical & Electronics

 

Chart 1: Seat distribution amongst the various Prominent Engineering Branches in Karnataka

Myriad branches are available to the student at B.E level in Karnataka. The following is an exhaustive list of the branches on offer which range from the conventional ones like Electrical and Mechanical Engineering to the “new-age” ones like Mechatronics and Biomedical Engineering:

S.No.

Name of Course

1

Aeronautical Engineering

2

Automobile Engineering

3

Biomedical Engineering

4

Biotechnology

5

Cement and Ceramic Technology

6

Chemical Engineering

7

Civil Engineering

12

Computer Science & Engineering

14

Construction Technology And Management

15

Electrical And Electronics Engineering

16

Electronics & Communication Engg

17

Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

20

Environmental Engineering

22

Industrial and Production Engineering

28

Information Technology

30

Instrumentation And Control Engineering

32

Mechanical Engineering

33

Mechatronics

34

Medical Electronics

35

Mining Engineering

36

Petrochemical Engineering

37

Polymer Science And Technology

38

Precision Manufacturing

39

Printing Technology

40

Silk Technology

41

Telecommunication Engineering

42

Textile Engineering

43

Tool Engineering

 

Table1: List of various branches available for doing B.E./B.Tech. in Karnataka

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