Basaveshwar Engineering College was started in the year 1963 offering bachelor degrees in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. At present it offers degree programs in ten disciplines and ten post graduate programs including MBA & MCA. The College is a Government aided institution affiliated to Visveswaraiah Technological University (VTU), Belgaum in Karnataka and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. Eight departments of the college have been recognized as Research Centers by VTU. Also five departments are recognized as QIP Centers for Ph.D programs by AICTE New Delhi. The college was granted autonomous Status by VTU and UGC in the year 2007. Since then the college has introduced Academic reforms by restructuring the curriculum keeping in view the technological developments and needs of the industry. The College has been selected under TEQIP phase II for scaling up PG and demand driven Research programs. Under this program new research laboratories and facilities have been created for the benefit of PG Students and research scholars to carry out high quality research work.
College campus is located on beautiful elevated stretch of land over 91 acres on the outskirts of the city and is adjoining to New Bagalkot town. The college has an administrative block, Lecture hall complex, various departmental buildings, Library, hostels, staff quarters, cafeteria, campus clinic, etc. An auditorium and a conference hall with seating capacities of 350 and 100 respectively are on the campus. Human Resource in the college comprises of well qualified and committed staff. The greeenary and the ambiance of the campus keep the students cheerful and will have enjoyable learning experience.
"To be recognized as a premier technical institute committed to developing exemplary professionals, offering research based innovative solutions and inspiring inventions for holistic socio economic development "
10 BE courses with 720 plus intake
8 M.Tech programs with intake of 18 for each program
MBA and MCA with 60 intake each
VTU recognized 8 Research centers offering
Ph.D and M.Sc Engg. by research
AICTC New Delhi recognized 5 QIP research
programs, two scholars for each program
Students strength on campus 4000 +
221 Teaching Faculty with 56 Ph.D`s and 135 PG
245 Non-teaching with 144 Technical, 58 Admin and 43 Supporting staff