Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering

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Dayananda Sagar College Of Engineering (DSCE)
Established 1979
Type Private
Chairman Dr. D Hemchandra Sagar
Principal Dr. A N N Murthy
Location Bangalore, Karnataka, India
12°54′30.4″N 77°33′58.5″E / 12.908444°N 77.566250°E / 12.908444; 77.566250Coordinates: 12°54′30.4″N 77°33′58.5″E / 12.908444°N 77.566250°E / 12.908444; 77.566250
Affiliations [Visvesvaraya Technological University

Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering (DSCE), started in 1979, was founded by Sri R Dayananda Sagar and is run by the Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peeta Trust today. It is located on 28 acres (110,000 m2) of land on a hillock in Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore South. Research programmes sponsored by AICTE, AR&DB, KSCST are undertaken. The college organizes seminars, workshops, teaching talks, sports and extracurricular activities. The college with 1850 systems, student information system (SIS) and several digital classrooms was one of the first education centers to go WiFi in the country.[1]


The Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering was established in 1979 with the basic courses of Aeronautical,Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The college offers undergraduate programmes leading to 4 years/5 years Bachelors and 2 years/3 years Master degree of the Visvesvaraya Technological University in the following streams.[2]

Undergraduate departments[edit]

Post graduate programme (M.Tech)[edit]

  • Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering, Highway Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering: Design Engineering, Computer Integrated manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Industrial Engineering & Management (IM): Master of Engineering & Management
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering: VLSI Design & Embedded Systems, Digital Electronics & Communication
  • Telecommunication Engineering: Digital Communication & Networking Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering: Computer Network Engineering
  • Information Science & Engineering: Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering: Power Electronics & System
  • Chemical Engineering (CH): Chemical Engineering
  • Medical Electronics: Bio Medical Signal Processing & Instrumentation
  • Instrumentation technology: Micro Electronics & Control Systems
  • Biotechnology: Bio Informatics
  • Computer Application (MCA, 3 years)
  • Master of Business Administration — Finance, Marketing, HR — under Bangalore University which is providing the degree with dual specialisation.
  • Mater of Commerce (M.Com 2 years post graduation Affiliated with Bangalore University

Doctoral programs[edit]

PHD/MSc(Engg) by Research is available in the following departments.

  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Information Science & Engineering
  • Bio Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Medical Electronics
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Construction Technology & Management
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • Master of Business Administration


View of DSCE Campus

There are landscaped gardens, trees lined pathways, and student rest places,Amphitheatre,parking lot. Playgrounds and indoor sports facilities help develop physical skills. There's an old temple of lord Shiva (Shavige Malleshwara Temple) in the campus. Nescafe, Cafe Coffee Day and Cuppa have their outlet in DSI.

Student activities[edit]

Apart from academics, the students of DSI are involved in various extra-curricular activities and student collegiate clubs, the most notable ones of which are mentioned below.

  • Aura: The student body under the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center (IEDC), DSI, is one of the most active student groups on campus.
  • Quest - The official Quiz club of the Engineering College,founded during Furore 13,hosts both inter and intra college level quizzes to discover the best minds in the college.[6]
  • Techspark: The official student tech-forum of Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, founded by Sachet Kadam, Avinash Chukka and Ankur Gupta under the direction of the Vice-Chairman and CEO, DSI, is one of the largest student organizations in DSCE.
  • SAE-DSCE: The SAE club in DSCE, founded by Shri Anand Bhate, is one of the largest student clubs by membership in India.[7] The chapter experienced growth by many folds when Abhinav Gupta joined as Student General Secretary and later went on to be the Student Vice-President. Abhinav was also called as the Best Manager of the college, a nickname given by the then principal of the college, Dr. Nethaji S. Ganesan for his outstanding strategies and conducting several events successfully including Virtual Baja 2011 for which he worked as Student Coordinator.
  • IET-DSI: The student chapter of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) at the campus[8] was established by Anubhav Gupta[9] on March 20, 2012.[10] The chapter hosted the Regional event of IET-PATW and then South Asia level PATW under the direction of Abhinav Gupta from students team in the year 2012. Anubhav is the first international author from the college and has also represented India from Bangalore section at the South Asia level of a presentation competition.
  • Computer Society of India. (CSI-DSCE)
  • Parivartan
  • The Cultural Committee.
  • The college boasts of a variety of sports facilities ranging from soccer to tennis, from basketball to cricket. The college also supports various athletics facilities with our students bringing in laurels from various areas of athletics. Mr. Sagnik Das among various other athletes in the college are among the best athletes in the State.

The clubs, each separately conduct a full calendar of events ranging from Industrial Visits, The annual Entrepreneurship Week Celebrations, Workshops, Tech-Talks, CEO-Connect programs, Nirmaana- The annual B-Plan Competitions and Student Cultural Fests etc.


Hostel of DSCE
  • The Central Library serves all the reference and study needs of students in the campus. Its 98,000 volumes represent a good and well-researched collection of top quality books. Technical journals representing a wide range and from all parts of the world are well stocked with early back reference indexing facility. The library annex is more modern and ensures new features adding more space and ambience. Computers with hi-speed internet facilities and photocopying facilities make up for good add-on features in the library complex that is manned by professionally qualified librarians.
  • Sports: A football field, tennis court, basketball, squash court, gymnasium, aerobics hall and volleyball court are in the campus, apart from a host of other facilities for indoor and outdoor games.
  • The laboratories are state of the art and match the needs of all disciplines and sub specialties. An interesting feature of the labs is that one can see the evolution of each department with the labs having a full range of equipment that reflect the inception to the current trends under each specialty.
  • Premachandra sagar centre for performing arts is an ultra modern auditorium with 800 seat capacity with facilities of green room for arts rehearsal and dining facilities. It hosts many college events and also various cultural events of Bangalore city.

Research facilities and industry interaction[edit]

Research forms one of the main thrust of Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering. It has a Biochemical Engineering Laboratory with activities funded by All India Council Technical Education (AICTE), Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST), and National Aviation Fuel Board (NAFB). It also has tie-ups with German Research Center and research centers in Europe. Research projects from DST,AICTE, DBT and DRDO have been granted to departments of DSCE. Students are encouraged to publish research articles in national and international forums. Research internships are made available to students in institutes like IIT and ISI. Many departments have been declared as centers of excellence by VTU in recognition of the research contributions.

International students[edit]

Foreign students are from countries like China, Iran, Iraq, Nepal, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Rwanda, Britain, Nigeria, Indonesia, Australia and Kuwait. Under an agreement between the government and DSI, a batch of 85 students from Rwanda were trained on this campus. An international hostel has been established on the institution premises.


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