Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering

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Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering
Motto sanskrit: Satyameva Jayate
Motto in English
Truth alone triumphs
Type Engineering College
Established 1980[1]
Principal Dr.H.R.Mahadevaswamy
Administrative staff
Students ~2500
Location Shimoga, Karnataka,  India
13°57′57″N 75°36′46.5″E / 13.96583°N 75.612917°E / 13.96583; 75.612917
Affiliations Visvesvaraya Technological University
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Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering or JNNCE is an engineering college situated in Shimoga, Karnataka, India.

The college offers eight courses in the Bachelor of Engineering and four postgraduate Engineering courses.

The college was established in 1980 by the National Education Society. The college is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The college is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and also by the Government of Karnataka. The campus is spread over an area of more than 40 acres (160,000 m2).

It offers eight undergraduate courses (B.E) and four P.G courses . Research and development centres have been started in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science Engineering. and MBA departments. Engineering graduates can pursue their Ph.D and M.Sc (Engineering) by research at these centres. A Telecommunications and Engineering B.E course was introduced from 2000-2001.


The campus is spread over an area of more than 40 acres. The railway station is about 3 km from college and the KSRTC bus stand is nearly 6 km. There is also a Post Office inside the college campus.


The College has separate Hostel facilities both for Boys and Girls. Four Hostels for boys, namely, Tunga, Bhadra, Krishna and Sharavathi, are located in the campus. The girls hostel is a building located near to the college outside the campus. P.G. and Final B.E. students are provided with single rooms. There is a canteen facility inside the campus.

College bus shelter


The city is connected by number of college bus. The college has provided bus facility for students coming from Bhadravathi. College buses run between the college and every other part of city throughout the day. Buses also operate till 8:30pm in the evening for the convenience of hostel students.

Bank facility[edit]

The ING Vysya Bank extension counter is situated in the campus and it offers banking service to the staff and students of the college.

Academic profile[edit]


Students are admitted to undergraduate courses on basis of their merit in the Karnataka CET test, or in the COMED-K undergraduate test. Students are also admitted through a management quota also that does not require merit(donation). There is a lateral entry scheme in place, by which students holding diploma degrees can enter directly to the second year of study in engineering.[3]

College campus


Basic Science[4]


Sherat kumar

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