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Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering (RVCE) is a private technical college in Bangalore. The college was established in the year 1963 and is one of the earliest self-financing engineering colleges. It is managed by Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust. The institute is one of the country’s leading engineering institutes. The college was ranked 58th in 2018 and 63rd in 2019 by NIRF.

The college has 14 departments that offer 12 UG programs and 21 PG programs. The college has multiple collaborations with international institutions for consultancy activities, research activities, lab setup, research and development and more. They have tie-ups with Deeproot Linux Cognizant Technology Solutions, Bosch Rexroth, SAP India Pvt. Limited, etc.

RVCE Bangalore offers a student exchange program in collaboration with the University of Applied Science Würzburg-Schweinfurt from Bavaria, Germany. Students who have completed a certification course at RVCE will be eligible to apply to study at FHWS in Mechatronics, Business and Engineering, and Logistics in any engineering program. During the course, a six-month internship also has to be done. 

RVCE Bangalore Highlights

Year of establishment1963
Recognised byAICTE
College rankings70 for Engineering by NIRF in 202063 for Private Engineering by NIRF in 2019
Modes of educationFull-time
Number of courses offered35 courses in 3 streams
Total no. of seats1200
Total Scholarships disbursed4
Salary offered (2019)HighestAverage Rs 50 LPARs 8.63 LPA
AffiliationVisvesvaraya Technological University
Official websitewww.rvce.edu.in
Gender intakeCo-ed
Application modeOnline

RVCE Bangalore Admission Process

The application process for admissions to BTech commences with the online registrations for JEE Mains/KCET (for Karnataka candidates)/COMEDK (for outside Karnataka candidates), and the application process for admissions to PG courses commences with the online registrations for GATE/PGCET. The application fee can be paid via Bank Challan or Demand Draft (drawn in favor of Executive Director Karnataka Examinations Authority, payable at Bangalore).

Admissions to all the programs are based on the scores obtained in the required entrance exam, followed by the Counseling. Interested candidates can refer to below-mentioned details about RVCE admission process:

  • Admission to the BTech program is based on the scores obtained in KCET 2020/ COMEDK 2020/ JEE Mains 2020
  • Securing admission in MCA program require a valid score in GATE 2020
  • For admissions to MCA program, candidates must have a valid score in PGCET 2020
  • For the Karnataka residing candidates, the selection to BE course is done on the basis of KCET 2020 (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
  • For the non-Karnataka residing candidates, the selection of the candidates to BE course is done on the basis of marks scored in the COMEDK 2020 examination
  • 45% seats are filled through KCET, 30% seats are filled based on COMEDK 2020 and 25% seats are reserved for Management, all merit-based quota
  • 80% seats are reserved for students appearing in GATE 2020 and PGCET 2020 exam and 20% seats are reserved for Management Quota
  • 20% of seats of the MCA program are given to those applying in Lateral Entry through KEA counseling 

RVCE Cutoff 2021: BTech (Round 2)

A category-wise split of cutoffs with closing ranks for different specializations for Round 2 of KCET Counselling for All India candidates except Karnataka and Hyderabad, seeking BTech admission at RVCE is provided in the table below:

CategoryBiotechnology CivilChemical
General Merit601188703759
General Merit – Kannada234439988
General Merit – Rural10373136669543
CategoryComputer ScienceElectronicsElectrical
General Merit1364862095
General Merit – Kannada1577325610700
General Merit – Rural65332813492
CategoryElectronics and Instrumentation Electronics and Telecommunication Information Science
General Merit30452750264
General Merit – Kannada127584167
General Merit – Rural907310466984
General Merit1508936072675
General Merit – Kannada17373
General Merit – Rural28830101185524

Note: Candidates, who have qualified for the KCET cutoff, need to pay the admission fee by visiting the allotted college.

KCET Round 2 cutoff for BTech specializations offered at RVCE is compared to the KCET Round 2 cutoff of the past two years. The decreasing ranks imply an increased level of competition. On the contrary, increasing ranks imply a low level of competition. The trends for all the BTech specializations representing KCET cutoff are shown in the graph below:

BTech Cutoff Trend: Declining

Over the past three years, a declining cutoff trend was observed for several BTech specializations, including Civil, Electronics, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering. The below-given graph represents the declining cutoff trend for General Merit category students belonging to other states:

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