The National Institute of Engineering

Your guide to NIE's history, heritage and beyond


The National Institute of Engineering (NIE) started in the year 1946, is one of the premier educational institutions in India, offering undergraduate, post-graduate and diploma programmes in engineering and technology.  The NIE stands at the 29th  position among  India’s  top 100 Engineering colleges that include IITs and NITs and 2nd  among top  50 Private colleges

Approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, NIE is a grand-in-aid institution and is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. It is one of the 14 colleges in Karnataka State that has been recognized and given autonomous status under Ministry of Human Resources Development – World Bank sponsored Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP).  NIE is a recognized QIP Research Centre of AICTE.

NIE runs 7 UG, 13 M.Tech and 5 Post-graduate Diploma programmes  and has 13 Centres of Excellence. The student strength is about 3600. We are carrying out many funded research projects of Central and State Governments, VTU, ISRO and McMaster University amounting to about Rs. 700 lakhs.

With a sprawling campus of around 18 acres, NIE has been commanding respect among the many engineering colleges in Mysuru,  Karnataka and India. On infrastructure front, School of Electrical Sciences block is being constructed at a cost of Rs.12 Crores .