R.V. College of Engineering (RVCE) established in 1963 is one of the earliest self-financing engineering colleges in the country. The institution is run by Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust (RSST) a not for profit Trust. RVCE is an Autonomous college. Currently, the institution offers 12 Bachelor, 21 Master Programs and all the departments have research centres, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belagavi. The institution has set itself a Vision “Leadership in Quality Technical Education, Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation, With a Focus on Sustainable and Inclusive Technology”.
Recent awards and achievements includes “Engineering College of the Year-2015” by the Higher Education Review Magazine, Certified as 'Global League Institute' by Great Place to Study Research Institute (GPSRI), Ranked 35th in the Country by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ranked 7th among the top 113 Pvt. Engg. Colleges by The Week Magazine, Ranked 9th among the top 10 of 100 Pvt. Engg. Colleges in the Country by Education World Magazine. The institution has been accredited by NAAC. All the UG programs and eligible PG programs have been accredited multiple times by NBA. The College currently has student strength of about 5600, faculty strength of more than 400, Technical & Administrative Staff of 256 and about 250 Research Scholars are pursuing Ph.D.
-Leadership in Quality Technical Education, Interdisciplinary Research & Innovation, with a Focus on Sustainable and Inclusive Technology
-To deliver outocme based Quality education, emphasizing on experiential learning with the state of the art infrastructure
-To create a conducive environment for interdisciplinary research and innovation
-To develop professionals through holistic education focusing on individual growth, discipline, integrity, ethics and social sensitivity
-To nurture industry-institution collaboration leading to competency enhancement and entrepreneurship
-To focus on technologies that are sustainable and inclusive, benefiting all sections of the society