U. V. Patel College of Engineering
U.V.Patel College of Engineering (UVPCE) is an Institute of Technology situated inside Ganpat Vidyanagar, Mehsana, Gujarat campus. UVPCE, which was named in honor of Gujarat industrialist Ugarchandbhai Vanarasibhai Patel who donated Rs. 12.5 million to its foundation, was established in September 1997. Approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, UVPCE is a self-financed component of Ganpat University situated on 25 acres (10 ha).
UVPCE is situated on the Ganpat Vidyanagar education campus, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) away from Mehsana and 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Gandhinagar. The campus complex is named in honour of industrialist Ganpatbhai Ishwarbhai Patel, who donated Rs. 115 million towards its construction. While UVPCE is on 25 acres (10 ha), the entire education campus contains more than 300 acres (120 ha). The campus holds separate hostels for male and female students and offers dining and shopping facilities. The campus features green spaces and solar powered street lights. The campus is under management of the Mehsana District.
Since 1997, UVPCE has offered courses in Computer Engineering and Information Technology. In 1998 and 1999, it added Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering and has subsequently expanded with several additional courses: Mechanical Engineering (2001), Biomedical Engineering (2001) and Civil Engineering (2008), Marine Engineering (2012). In addition, it offers two Master of Technology degrees in Mechanical Engineering — Advanced Manufacturing Techniques (2006), and CAD/CAM (2007) — and a Master of Computer Application (2007).Also offers Masters in Computer Engineering,Information Technology,Electronics & Co.and Electrical.
The school accepts students who have achieved acceptable scores on the Science Stream of the Higher Secondary Examination (45% open category; 40% reserved category) and who have completed necessary subject work.