Be Careful Before Joining to These 3 engg colleges

3 engg colleges yet to get AICTE nod.

Just a few hours before the maiden online counselling for undergraduate professional courses begins on Thursday morning, it has emerged that three engineering colleges, including two popular ones, have not received the mandatory approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli, and St Joseph’s Engineering College, Mangalore, have not been approved by the AICTE.

While BVBCET did not get the approval because of a technical error, the lack of approval for BMSCE has been attributed to its alleged violation of an AICTE norm, well-placed sources said.

Siddaiah, Principal Secretary, Higher Education, confirmed that the three colleges had not obtained the approval.

Consequently, these are unlikely to be included in the list of colleges where government seats will be available.

BVBCET Vice-Principal B L Desai sought to play down the issue, terming it a “technical glitch”. “Getting the approval won’t be a problem,” he said.

Among medical colleges, the new institute started by Tadikele Subbaiah Trust in Shimoga is said to have not received the approval from the Medical Council of India.

Meanwhile, the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) did not get the seat matrices from the State government till late Wednesday evening. Siddaiah said that the matrices were being prepared and would be given to KEA in “a few hours”.

According to KEA Executive Director, Rashmi V Mahesh, the matrix for medical/dental seats was expected by 11 pm, and that for engineering courses by midnight.

“Our work is not done yet. We won’t relax until the matrices are uploaded on the website,” Rashmi told Deccan Herald.

She, however, said that the colleges will be included in the seat matrix during the option entry process if they manage to get the necessary approval.


  1. v kuamr - July 21, 2012, 3:34 pm

    accord. to me all karnataka engg.colleges except autonomous must be avoided to have a good future

    • sm - July 22, 2012, 1:08 am

      Colleges which have not been approved by AICTE ‘must’ be avoided for better future.

  2. Deepak - July 22, 2012, 10:17 am

    For everyone’s kind information , BVBCET Hubli has been included in CET for government seats , code is E030 & E050. It is recognized by AICTE. @ Rakesh pls check your information, before publishing anything like that.

  3. rakesh - July 22, 2012, 10:41 pm

    Yes deepak u r right.
    Actually the author has no rights to write like this issues.the KEA Will look after by publishing in newspapers or media.

  4. rakesh - July 22, 2012, 10:43 pm


  5. sindu_ece - July 24, 2012, 10:56 am

    y dis vtu alerts publish simply wrong informations ., dis tends to students confusions .bmsce is a top engineering institute in karnataka which offers not only Day engineering institutes .even evening engineering .with out knowing completely they publish 1st.

    pls dont spoil students life.

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