Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) previously spelt as Visveswaraiah Technological University is a collegiate public state university in Karnataka State, India. It was established by the Government of Karnataka in the year of 1998. There are 208 colleges affiliated to the university. The colleges are categorised as 'government', 'private-aided' and 'private-unaided' based on the type of funding. A few colleges may be classified as 'minority linguistic' and 'minority religious' based on the minority status of languages and religions. Further, these colleges are placed under 'autonomous' and 'non-autonomous category of institutions granted by UGC.
Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) offers undergraduate engineering programs that award a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) or Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree. The university offers postgraduate programs that lead to Master of Technology (M.Tech), Master of Science (MSc) by research, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Applications (MCA).
VTU is the first university in the country to adopt Innovative steps in the examination reforms by adopting Digital Evaluation System in the year 2011-12 followed by online services like delivery of question papers to affiliated colleges (Question Paper Delivery System-QPDS), result announcement, photocopy availability, PG courses thesis valuation, Ph.D. thesis valuation and Examination Results announced on Mobile Phone through SMS.
VTU has established Centre of Excellence at various places in Karnataka in different scopes to bring a change in the technology and society.
- VTU Bio-Fuel Information and Demonstration center at Belagavi.
- VTU center for Nanotechnology at Bengaluru
- VTU National Academy for Skill Development at Dandeli in Uttar Kannada District
- Parisar Chair at Belagavi
- VTU Innovation Clubs at VTU and in Affiliated Engineering Colleges.
- VTU Institute of Advanced Technologies at Muddenahalli
- E-Learning Center at Mysuru, and
- VTU Bosch Center of Competence at Mysuru
“To become an outstanding Technological University at the cutting edge of Science and Technology that produces world class Knowledge-delivery, Research, Extension and Leadership in Technology innovation for Industry and Society”.
“To plan the development of technical education, to establish value-based and need-based education and training in engineering and technology, with a view to generate qualified and competent manpower, responsive to technological and societal needs”.
Ceramics & Cement Technology
Electronics & Comm Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
CIVIL ENGG BOARD
Computer Aided Design of Structures
MECH ENGG BOARD
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Thermal Power Engineering
Engineering Analysis & Design
Industrial Automation and Robotics
ELECTRICAL ENGG BOARD
Computer Applications in Industrial Drives
Electrical Energy Systems
Energy Systems & Management
Micro Electronics & Control Systems
Power System Engineering
Digital Communication Engineering
Digital Communication & Networking
Digital Electronics & Communication
Digital Electronics & Communication Systems
Information & Communication System
Network & Internet Engineering
VLSI Design & Embedded Systems
BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Computer Science & Engineering
Master of Computer Application
Manufacturing Science & Engineering
Master of Engineering Management
Product Design & Manufacturing
Production Engineering & System Technology
Bio-Medical Signal Processing & Instrumentation
Master of Business Administration
Centre for Nano Technology
M.Tech in Nano Technology
Industrial Safety Management