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J N N College of Engineering (JNNCE), one of the premier technical institutions of Karnataka, provides excellent technical education and training to students from all parts of India. Started in the year 1980, the college has completed 39 years of its fruitful existence towards achieving perfection in all aspects of technical education and training.

The College is approved by Government of Karnataka and AICTE, New Delhi. It is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi, Accredited by NAAC 'B' & Certified by UGC 2f & 12B. All the UG programs are accredited by NBA, New Delhi for three years. A preferred destination of students seeking technical education, the institution offers BE degree in 7 programs namely Civil Engg., Mechanical Engg., Electrical & Electronics Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Computer Science &Engg., Information Science & Engg., Electronics and Telecommunication Engg., M.Tech in Computer Science & Engg and Transportation Engg. & Management, MCA and MBA, besides M.Sc. (Engg.) and Ph.D. in nine disciplines including Basic Sciences. The lush green sprawling campus of about 39.4 acres caters to the needs of nearly 3750 students and 450 staff, with state-of-the-art technology back-up, well-equipped laboratories and workshops, library, hostels, playgrounds and other amenities. The dedicated faculty of the College comprises of nearly 47 Ph.Ds and 133 with PG qualifications amongst whom 57 are pursuing Ph.D. There are 22 Professors, 23 Associate Professors, 133 Assistant professors. College has so far secured over 100 university ranks. There are 137 research scholars registered for award of Ph. D degree under research centers of JNNCE out of which 28 research scholars have been awarded Ph.D degree.

The faculty have presented and published more than 800 papers in national and international seminar, conferences and journals. AICTE-funded Research projects worth more than Rs. 50 lakhs have been carried out in the college. The college has so far organized six International Conference and a number of National Conferences /Seminars on different academic and intellectual themes successfully, attracting resource persons, speakers and delegates from academics and institutions from all over India and even overseas, and has brought out proceedings containing valuable information and insights. To motivate innovation based research among faculty and students, a Research and Innovation Centre in JNNCE (JNNRIC) and JNNCE Centre for Appropriate and Agricultural Technologies - JNNCART has been started.

JNNCE is identified as a remote centre of IIT Bombay to conduct online Faculty Development Programs and technical workshops for faculty and students. It is also a nodal centre for the project E-Yantra, a Robot based project of IIT Bombay.

Department of IT BT of Government of Karnataka has setup a New Age incubation centre at JNNCE with an annual funding of Rs.40 Lakhs. Each project is given Rs.3 Lakh for making prototype of their idea and taking to market. The students & faculty members undertake the projects funded by New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (NewGen IEDC) to a tune of 2.87 Crores. At present 20 projects are in progress. Also, institution signed MoU with 25+ organizations to undertake research & innovative project in collaboration with industry & research organizations.

The College has introduced a system of rewarding excellent academic performance by the students, by offering Cash Prizes, Free ship (Waiver of Tuition Fees) and Merit Certificates.

The College has an enviable Placement record, with companies like BEL, TCS, Evive Health, HP, Tech Mahindra, Wipro Technologies, etc regularly visiting the campus for recruitment of students. All the students will undergo the soft skill training program, exposed to emerging technologies by way of technical talks by Industry experts, workshops conducted in the emerging and niche areas, do their projects in emerging technology field, involved in research projects, social cause activities, cultural and sports activities.

As part of Industry-Institute collaboration, the college has tied up with companies like NVIDIA Graphics, Infineon, Qualitas Technology to work in the areas of deep learning, automotive electronics, Hyperspectral image processing, deep learning for machine vision system etc.

Excellent sports facilities abound with multi gym, Turf cricket pitch, Badminton Wooden Court and a modern playground. The Turf cricket pitch and new pavilion is as per KSCA standards and hosted cricket matches like Ranji Trophy, South zone and other State level matches. Besides, Chiranthana–the eco-club, Student Chapters of IEI, IEEE and IETE, ISTE etc provide additional fora for students’ all-round development.

JNNCE takes pride in noting that its students have been consistently winning laurels in all such inter-collegiate and inter-university contests and events. The college conducts its own Technical Fest called “TECHZONE” every year, attracting student entries for paper presentation and other events from all over the State. “JANVEY” the two-day annual Sports & Cultural Fest of the college showcases students’ multi-faceted talents in different disciplines. Students also participate every year in VTU level cultural fest and won prizes. This fest was also hosted by JNNCE.

The college has a very active registered Alumni Forum, which meets regularly and involves itself in the development of the institution by undertaking various activities. Global Alumni Meet is organized third Saturday of May every year. Also, alumni meets are organized at various parts of the country. Recently, such meets were organized at Delhi, Nellore and Bangalore.

Rainwater Harvesting project along with Sewage Treatment Plant has been successfully implemented in the campus. This eco-friendly project is well appreciated for its conservation of water, recycling of water and pollution control. Roof top solar photo voltaic system with a rated capacity of 400 KWp is installed during last year.

JNNCE is ranked 43rd among top 50 engineering colleges of India, 22nd rank in South Zone and 8th in Karnataka as per the survey of THE WEEK magazine, 85th rank in India and 20th position in Karnataka as per Outlook magazine survey, 49th in India & 11th position in Karnataka as per India Today in 2020 survey.

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Engineering Programs:


Accreditations & Affiliations:

  • All the UG Programmes are accredited by NBA
  • 2F and 12B BY UGC and NAAC "B" Grade


  • Canteen
  • Hostel for Boys
  • Hostel for Girls
  • Bank
  • Transport
  • Sports and Gymnasium
  • Health centre
  • Post Office
  • Internet in Campus
  • Student Amenity Center
  • Co-operative Society
  • New Age Incubation Center

Campus Location:

Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, Navule, Shimoga - 577 204, Karnataka, INDIA

Contact College:

Jawaharlal Nehru National College Of Engineering
Mobile: +91-8182-225341