BMS College of Engineering [BMSCE] was Founded in the year 1946 by Late Sri. B M Sreenivasiah as the first Engineering College under private enterprise and nurtured by his illustrious son Late.Sri.B.S.Narayan. Started with only three courses, BMSCE today offers 13 UG &14 PG programmes with 14 Research Centers offering PhD programmes.
The College has been the most preferred destination not only of students of the state but also from various parts of the Country. The Institution is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka. BMSCE is the only institution from India adopted by the Melton Foundation, USA. BMSCE IS TEQIP Phase I and Phase II Institute.
The College has one of the largest student populations amongst engineering colleges in Karnataka. Currently about 5000 students are pursuing their higher education.The academic performance of the students have been exceptional. More than 90% of the students secure first class/distinction. The Institution has an excellent Placement and Recruitment Cell. The Placement Centre provides proper career guidance and help students in achieving career goals. More than 100 reputed Core/IT/MNC companies visit the campus every year for recruiting students from various branches. 90% of the eligible students are getting placed every year.
The undergraduate Programmes of the College have been awarded the Autonomous Status by the Government/University from the academic year 2008-09 onwards. It is positive reflection on the academic excellence nurtured by the college. Autonomy has provided Academic Flexibility that is required to periodically review the course contents and mechanisms of course delivery in the light of changing demands of the market.
The Institution has well-Qualified, Experienced & Dedicated faculty and staff supplemented by good Infrastructure Facilities and well-equipped laboratories. The Institution has Collaborative & Extension Activities by way of MOUs with various Governmental and Non-Governmental organizations for fostering Academic/ Research/ Innovation.
A strong alumni base of over 35,000 most of them occupying coveted positions in various Educational, Industrial and Research organizations. Accredited by NBA. The college was recently accredited with A Grade by NAAC. The college has been rated as one of the top 25 Engineering Institutions in the Country by various media sources.