Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering

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Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering
Type Private
Established 1979
Founder R. Dayananda Sagar[1]
Chairman D. Hemachandra Sagar[2]
Principal C. P. S. Prakash[3]
Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Affiliations Visvesvaraya Technological University

Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering (DSCE) is an engineering college located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It was established in 1979 by R. Dayananda Sagar and is run by the Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peeta Trust.[4] The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes, and is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU).


Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering offers 160 undergraduate programs leading to 4/5 year bachelor's degree, 16 post graduate programs leading to 2/3 year master's degree and 21 Research Centers offering 2/5 year MSc(Engg)/PhD degree. The Academic degrees are awarded by Visvesvaraya Technological University.[5]

View of DSCE Campus

Student activities[edit]

The students of DSI are involved in extra-curricular activities and student collegiate clubs. These include:


Hostel of DSCE
  • Sports: A football field, tennis court, basketball, squash court, gymnasium, aerobics hall and volleyball court are in the campus, apart from other facilities for indoor and outdoor games.
  • Premachandra Sagar Centre for Performing Arts is an auditorium
  • QuestDSCE, the official collegiate quiz club, conducts scores of inter-college quizzes.

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 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.


  1. ^ "HISTORY". 
  2. ^ "Chairman Message". 
  3. ^ "Principal Message". Retrieved 12 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "History". Retrieved 28 December 2017. 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ SAE India
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