B.M.S. College of Engineering

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BMS College of Engineering
BMS College of Engineering.svg
FounderBhusanayana Mukundadas Sreenivasaiah
PrincipalB.V. Ravishankar
Location, ,
12°56′31.7″N 77°33′57″E / 12.942139°N 77.56583°E / 12.942139; 77.56583Coordinates: 12°56′31.7″N 77°33′57″E / 12.942139°N 77.56583°E / 12.942139; 77.56583

B.M.S. College of Engineering (BMSCE) is a autonomous engineering college in Basavangudi, Bangalore, India. The college, started in 1946 by Bhusanayana Mukundadas Sreenivasaiah, was the first private sector initiative in technical education in India and is run by the BMS Educational Trust. It was affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University from 1998 to 2008, and became autonomous in 2008. BMSCE is located on the Basavangudi Area Bull Temple Road, diagonally opposite to the famous Bull Temple. Though a private engineering college, it is partially funded by the Government of Karnataka.[1]


The Bull temple In front of BMS College of Engineering

BMSCE was founded in 1946 by B. M. Sreenivasaiah with 3 undergraduate courses (Mechanical, Civil & Electrical) and 90 students and it became an aided institution in 1968[2]. Sreenivasaiah was followed by his son B. S. Narayan.[3]


College rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2018)[4]67
India Today (2017)[5]18
Outlook India (2017)[6]45

Among engineering colleges, BMSCE ranked 18th by India Today in 2017,[5] 45 by Outlook India in 2016[6][failed verification],2nd in the state of Karnataka and 67 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Bhawana Kanth, one of the first female fighter jet pilots in India[7]
  • Dinesh Gundu Rao, politician[8]
  • Rahil Azam, television actor.
  • Shri Vijay inder Singla (Politician, Cabinet Minister Punjab)
  • Nikhil Chinappa VJ, Actor
  • Raj Singh Chaudhary, Actor (Gulal, No Smoking)
  • Rajesh Ramanathan Music director, composer, Kannada film industry


  1. ^ CET – Manual Book 58–63
  2. ^ Oct 7, H. M. Aravind | TNN | Updated:. "These institutes carved many a dreams | Bengaluru News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 July 2019.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  3. ^ "About us | BMS College of Engineering". www.bmsce.in. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  4. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  5. ^ a b "India's Best Colleges 2017: Engineering". India Today. 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Top 100 Engineering Colleges In 2017". Outlook India. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  7. ^ Ghose, Debobrat (18 June 2016). "Landmark event in IAF history: Meet India's first 3 women fighter pilots - Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Profile". www.bangalorewaves.com. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

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