Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is one of the largest technological universities in India with 16 years of tradition of excellence in engineering and technical education, research and innovations. It came into existence in the year 1998 to cater the needs of Indian industries for trained technical manpower with practical experience and sound theoretical knowledge. University has very successfully achieved the tremendous task of bringing various colleges affiliated earlier to different universities, with different syllabi, different procedures and different traditions under one umbrella. The university having 202 affiliated colleges, 1 constituent college and 17 autonomous colleges with undergraduate courses in 35 disciplines, PG program in 94 disciplines and Ph.D & M.sc (Engg) with research programs in 592 departments, over 400,000 engineering students study in the various institutes affiliated to the university. The university has 13 quality improvement programme (QIP) centers in various affiliated colleges and 16 extension centers for offering PG programs. The university has revised the syllabus for UG and PG from the academic year 2014-15. It has four regional centers across the State of Karnataka in Belagavi, Bengaluru, Kalaburagi and Mysuru respectively. University is comprised of a multi-disciplinary and multi-level institution offering wide ranging programmes in engineering, technology and management. The university is making steady progress in developing and providing best technical environment for education and will continue to serve the nation in coming years.
Visvesvaraya Technological University: One of the largest technological universities in India
|2014||BID group of USA honored VTU with '2014 International Quality Award'|
|2012||The University announced that it would launch a 'first-of-its-kind' elective targeting railways and metro technology as part of the civil, electrical and mechanical engineering courses.|
|2007||The University granted academic and administrative autonomy to 14 colleges in the state.|
|1998||VTU came into existence.|
|1994||Karnataka State government passed the VTU Act.|