Malnad College of Engineering (MCE), Hassan,
established in the year 1960-61, under the auspices of the Malnad
Technical Education Society, Hassan, was the first college to be
established in the Malnad region of Karnataka state and was affiliated
to the university of Mysore, until 1997-98. The college established in
the latter part of the Third Five Year Plan, as a joint venture of the
Government of India, Government of Karnataka and Malnad Technical
Education Society, Hassan, is now affiliated to the
Visvesvaraya Technological University,
Belgaum. The college is a reputed institution in the country. The
college has received The Best Engineering
College award by the Indian Society for Technical
Education (ISTE) during the year 2007.
At present, the college conducts 9 B.E. programs and 5 M.Tech Programs
and the MCA program. and has 2750 students on its rolls.