Canara Engineering College widely known as CEC was established in the year 2001 in Mangalore. It is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University. The college covers the magnificent area of 26 acres. The institute offers UG and PG courses. Selection to UG courses is based on JEE Main or KCET score. Applicants are selected for PG courses based on the GATE/PGCET score.

CEC Highlights

Established|Institute type 2001| Private
Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University
Courses offered UG and PG
Application mode Offline
Admission criteria Entrance based
Facilities Central library, hostel facilities, cafeteria, self-learning, entrepreneurship cell, internet access, physical education, student welfare office
Official website
Scholarship Yes

CEC courses

Courses Specializations Details
BE Information science and engineering, computer science and engineering, mechanical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, electrical and electronics engineering

Duration: 4 years

Eligibility: Pass in 2 PUC or 10+2 with 45% marks in Physics, Maths, Chemistry and 40% passing marks in exams for SC, ST, OBC, CAT-1 class.

M. Tech Computer science and engineering

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: 50% marks in aggregate subjects in all years and 45% marks in SC, ST, OBC, CAT-1 class and have passed the GATE or PGCET exams

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CEC Admission

The admission process for the courses is offline. Canara Engineering College offers UG and PG courses.

For the selection in BE, it is based upon the score of JEE main or KCET, apegplicants for the same must have passed the 10+2 higher secondary education with a minimum score of 45% marks for the general category and 50% for the SC, ST and OBC classes.

The selection for M.Tech is based on the score of GATE or PGCET with 50% marks in total subjects every year for the general category and 45% for SC, ST, and OBC classes.

How to Apply?

  • Students have to visit the official link of the institute and download the admission form.
  • Students have to fill the admission form and submit it at the college address with the required documents.
  • Students have to pay the registration fees as per the listed fees for a cat or non-cat students, during admission time.

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CEC Placements

CEC has established a placement and training cell with its main objective to guide and shape the student’s career and helps them to get placed in the top-notch companies and industries.

This department conducts a program called Employability Skill Enhancement training which enhances the various skills of students. Along with that, they organize many workshops and seminars to enrich the capabilities of students.

Top recruiters: Amazon, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services(TCS), IBM, INFOSYS, L&T INFOTECH, CINIF TECHNOLOGIES, MPHASIS, CAPGEMINI, CITRIX etc.

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CEC Scholarships

CHSA The cleaning and hygiene suppliers associations (CHSA)scheme is for the children of employees of CHSA. The judging criteria for the scheme are based on the need, endeavor, and overall personality. Winning applicants are helped with Rs 1500 per annum for 3 years. CEC, under this scheme, has given scholarships to 216 students.

RECOGNITION FOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: Based on the academic performance and the needs of students, CEC has given scholarships to 212 students.

CEC Facilities

Central library: Central book library contains text, reference books, exam books, dictionaries, journals, encyclopedias with the open-access facility.

The central library has various sections such as the Digital library, SC-ST book bank, Reference sections, etc.

Student welfare office: SWO was established during the year 2010-11. The main objective of SWO is to make students active in every sphere of life which includes social, leadership, extra-curricular activities.

Department of physical education: the primary aim of this is to make students mentally, emotionally, and physically strong. It conducts various games and sports activities to encourage students to take care of an individual’s health.

Banks/ATMs: Canara bank branch is available there with 24-hrs ATM service for staff members and students.

Other facilities:

  • Girls and boys hostels
  • Internet facility
  • Cafeteria
  • Hospital
  • Labs
  • Transportation


Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission at CEC?

Ans. The following are the required documents to be submitted with the admission form:
  • Recent passport size photographs
  • SSC mark sheet (original and 3 copies)
  • HSC mark sheet (original and 3 copies)
  • Address proof copy
  • Medical copy and blood group certificate (original)
  • CET document verification letter (original)
  • Transfer certificate (original)

Ques. How is the faculty of Canara Engineering College?

Ans. Faculties are expert with their doubt-solving capabilities and are very helpful in every situation. Many of the faculties are highly qualified with Ph.D. and others are qualified with a master's degree.

Ques. What is the intake in BE and M.Tech at CEC?

Ans. There are a total of 5 specializations in BE out of which 2 branches (Electrical and Electronics and Information Science ) have an intake of 60 seats and the remaining has an intake of 120 seats. ME with one specialization has an intake of 18 seats.

Ques. Is NRI/management quota available at Canara Engineering College?

Ans. Yes, with the CET cell 40% seats are reserved for the bright students,30% seats are allocated through management/NRI quota, and the remaining 30% seats are reserved through merit-based and Konkani by KRLMPCA quota

Ques. Which courses are NBA approved at Canara Engineering College?

Ans. Four BE courses are NBA approved namely Electronics and Communication, Information Science, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering. They are accredited by the NBA till June 30, 2022.