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Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya

Coordinates: 22°33′8″N 72°55′25″E / 22.55222°N 72.92361°E / 22.55222; 72.92361
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22°33′8″N 72°55′25″E / 22.55222°N 72.92361°E / 22.55222; 72.92361

Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya
MottoWork is Worship
TypeAutonomous institution
Academic affiliation
Gujarat Technological University
ChairmanEr. B. B. Patel
PrincipalIndrajit Patel
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Campus12 acres[1]

Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya (BVM) is a grant-aided engineering institution located in the educational town of Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India. It is affiliated to Gujarat Technological University and became an autonomous institution in August 2015.[1] Founded in 1948, it is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India and the first degree engineering college in the state of Gujarat. Managed by Charutar Vidya Mandal,[2] BVM offers graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in engineering.


Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya Engineering College was established in 1948 from donations made by the Birla Education Trust on the behest of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Home Minister of independent India. The college was inaugurated by Lord Mountbatten, the Governor General of India on 14 June 1948, and rose to prominence under the stewardship of Prof. Junnarkar and Prof. K. M. Dholakia.[3] It was one of the first few colleges in India that adopted the progressive credit system of relative grading in India. The college has awarded degrees to over 20,000 graduates.[1]

University affiliations[edit]


The institution offers engineering courses approved by the AICTE, for undergraduate students to doctoral scholars full- and part-time.[4]

Centre of excellence[edit]

The college has center of excellence setup by SLS setup.[5]

Industry collaboration[edit]

The college is recognized for testing of materials, BIS certifications, environmental auditing, calibration of electrical and electronics instruments and gadgets.


In addition to providing admissions to high school graduates from the state of Gujarat, the college offers admissions to students from other states as well, via a competitive entrance examination.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d About charottar
  2. ^ Mandal, Charutar Vidya. "Welcome to Charutar Vidyamandal". ecvm.net.
  3. ^ Registration Form GTU
  4. ^ "BVM Engineering College". bvmengineering.ac.in.
  5. ^ "COE".
  6. ^ "A.M. Naik: Why is this man splitting L&T?". 17 April 2011. Retrieved 25 April 2016.