Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering (JNNCE) was established in the year 1980 by the National Education Society, a pioneer society in Malnad region founded by freedom fighters of high repute. The College is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The college is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and also by Government of Karnataka. The College campus is spread over an area of more than forty acres having all amenities to cater to the needs of about 1500 students and 200 staff members.
Institution offers eight undergraduate courses (B.E) and four P.G.Courses (M.Tech in C.S & E and Internet & Network Engg., M.C.A and M.B.A). Research & Development centres have been started in Civil Engg., Mechanical Engg., Electrical Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Computer Science Engg. and MBA departments. Engineering graduates can pursue their Ph.D and M.Sc (Engg) by Research at these centres. Telecommunications & Engineering B.E course has been introduced from the academic year 2000-2001.
Around 3000 graduates in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial & Production Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering have passed out from this College and have made significant contributions in Academic institutions, Industries, R & D organisations and Government departments in India and abroad.
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering is an institution providing technical education and training to the boys and girls at U.G. and P.G. level in response to the changing needs of industries and the society through a flexible and innovative learning process enabling the students to build productive career and excel in their profession.
To be a pace setting institution in technical education and research in producing highly competent manpower to meet the ever changing needs of industry and society.