Vidyavardhaka Sangha (VVS) was established in 1949 by freedom fighters, philanthropists and visionary leaders namely Late Sahukar Channaiah and Late. K. Puttaswamy (Former Minister of Karnataka). VVS is a reputed and well established organization in Mysuru. VVS is managed by a managing committee consisting of 21 Members who work on honorary basis. VVS runs 10 educational institutions including Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE). At present, VVS is under the able guidance and leadership of Sri Gundappa Gowda, President, Sri Shivalingappa B, Vice President, Sri P. Vishwanath, Secretary and Sri S N Lakshminarayana, Treasurer.
Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering is one of the prestigious engineering colleges in Karnataka. Established in 1997, VVCE has grown in leaps and bounds since inception. VVCE is an autonomous institute affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi, approved by AICTE & UGC, New Delhi and recognized by Govt. of Karnataka. Six UG programs are accredited by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. VVCE is also accredited by NAAC with ?A? grade. VVCE offers six UG programs, three PG programs and nine Research Centres for pursuing PhD programs, with a total student population of over 3200. The college has excellent infrastructure coupled with qualified and passionate faculty team to provide a perfect learning ambience. The college is under the able leadership of Dr. B. Sadashive Gowda, PhD (IISc) as Principal, who has rich experience in industry and education fields both in India and abroad.
Nothing is exciting in these times as the field of Computer Science. Being close to India?s Silicon Valley, young bright students are eager to pursue their graduation courses in this field. Ever since its inception in 1997, the Department has been a pioneering academic center for under graduation and post-graduation in the areas of Computer Science Engineering. It has assiduously pursued its mission of carrying out leading edge facilities in both foundational and Industry oriented problems.
The department is well equipped with good infrastructure such as latest computers, Laboratory Equipment?s, 300 Mbps leased line connection & Wi-Fi Internet connectivity and well qualified faculty members.
The academic programs of the Department are highly innovative and keenly sought after. The Department has trained more than a thousand engineers who have distinguished themselves as leading academicians, industry professionals, and entrepreneurs in several universities and industries in India and abroad.