APS College of Engineering was established in 1997 by the APS Educational Trust, a widely known foundation with a glorious 65 years of service in the educational field through a chain of schools, pre-university and degree colleges. The trust has also started one other college in Bangalore, namely APS College of Commerce 

APS College of Engineering, shortly known as APSCE is a co-educational private college, affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum and accredited to the All India Council of Technical Engineering.

The college accommodates its students in a campus located in the suburbs of the city, located about 26km away from Bangalore, in Somanahalli, on Kanakapura Road. The college offers 5 undergraduate programs of 4 years under B.Tech – ECE, CSE, ISE, CV, Telecom. and ME and 2 undergraduate programs of 2 years under M.Tech – DEC and CSE.

The admission process for all courses is based on the qualifying entrance tests and marks secured on the 12th board exams/equivalent. Students who do not appear for entrance exams and counseling can apply by either filling in the application form present in the official website of the college or by visiting the colleges’ admission offices.

APS College of Engineering Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1997 | Private
Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University
Accredited to AICTE
Courses Offered B.Tech, M.Tech
Application Mode Online / Offline
Admission Criteria Entrance-Based
Accepted Entrance Tests KCET, COMEDK UGET, JEE Mains, GATE
Facilities Available Library, ICT Department, Sports and Recreation room, Science Lab, First Aid room, Hostel etc.
Campus Area 104 acres
Official Website https://apsce.ac.in/

APS College of Engineering Courses

APSCE offers 5 courses in B.Tech and 2 courses in M.Tech in different domains like Computer Science, Electronics and Communication. The below table will deal in the expanse with the requirements, duration and other details of the course in brief. 

Courses Details
B.Tech Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+12 in the PCM stream with English as a core or elective subject recognised board (or) must have passed 2 years of pre-university exam in science by the Karnataka State Pre-University Board (or) should have passed 3 years of Diploma examinations recognised by VTU
Specializations: Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering
M.Tech Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must have passed B.E or B.Tech with an aggregate score of 50% for unreserved category and 45% for reserved category in relevant field from VTU or any other recognised university
Specializations: Computer Science and Engineering, Digital Engineering and Communication

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APS College of Engineering Admission

Admissions for all courses are done based on the ranks secured in the corresponding entrance exam for each course and the 12th board exam / equivalent qualifying exams.

For B.Tech courses, JEE Mains, KCET(Karnataka Common Entrance Test), and COMEDK UGET (Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka - Undergraduate Entrance Test) are accepted. 

For M.Tech. Program, GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test) and KPGCET (Karnataka Postgraduate Common Entrance Test) are accepted. 

How to Apply?

  • Students are required to download the application provided on the official website.
  • All the mandatory fields are to be filled by the students with precision.
  • All students must download the application form and fill it by hand.
  • After completion of form – filling, students can either bring the form to the college in person or send it through the post.
  • For students opting to do the application process in the premises of the college, they must bring the required documents mentioned below.

Documents Required for B.Tech:

  • Secondary School Leaving Marksheets (3 copies)
  • Pre- University Course Marksheets (3 copies)
  • KCET/ COMEDK UGET/ JEE Mains Scorecards (3 copies)
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Passport Size photos (5 copies)
  • Physical Fitness Certificate
  • Aadhar Card copy
  • Pan Card copy (if available)

Documents Required for M.Tech:

  • Secondary School Leaving Marksheets (3 copies)
  • Pre- University Course Marksheets (3 copies)
  • B.Tech / B.E / equivalent Marksheets (3 copies)
  • GATE / PGCET-K Scorecards (3 copies)
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Passport Size photos (5 copies)
  • Physical Fitness Certificate
  • Aadhar Card copy
  • Pan Card copy (if available) 

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APS College of Engineering Placement

The maximum placement percentage of APS College of Engineering is achieved 95%. Every year more than 40 companies visit the campus for placement, and hire them. The placement rate is 60% and about 75% students of APS have been placed in the campus itself. The placement department provides students with about 20 seminars and workshops every year. They are offered specific training.

The placement criteria is as follows: 

  • Placement team invites the companies.
  • Details of the upcoming company and placement schedule is provided to final year students. 
  • A convenient date is assigned to the company. 
  • A pre-placement talk is conducted with the students. 
  • A Group discussion and Company test is conducted by the company. 
  • Shortlisted candidates are interviewed and selected. 

The top recruiters of APS College of Engineering are Dell, Google, SAP, hp, NIIT, Amazon, and Cisco. 

APS College of Engineering Scholarships

  • Free Hostel Accommodation Scheme: All students belonging to the Category-1, Category- 2A, Category-3A and Category 3B are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Under this scholarship, students enjoy completely free accommodation for the whole duration of the course.
  • Prathibha Purskar Scholarship: Students who belong to the SC/ST/OBC/PWD communities related to the Category-1 with an annual income of INR 2.5 Lakhs or below and Category-2A, Category-3A and Category-3B with an annual income up to INR 1 Lakh are eligible to apply. All students applying must also have secured a minimum of 90% or below in their qualifying examinations.
  • Full Course Fee Scholarship: Students can apply to this Scholarship if their family income is less than 2 Lakhs for students belonging to the SC/ST communities and less than 1 Lakh for students belonging to the OBC/PWD communities. 
  • APS College of Engineering offers Vidyasiri Scholarship too. 

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APS College of Engineering Facilities

  • Library: The college has a vast and resourceful library with about 48 national and international journals and 24,000 volumes of books to help students with research and learning.
  • Laboratories: The college has 3 laboratories that have the latest equipment.
  • Sports: There are both indoor and outdoor facilities for sports. Students from APSCE are regular achievers in tournaments sponsored by VTU at the State and National Levels. There is also a multi-Gymnasium.
  • Cafeteria: The college canteen provides healthy and wholesome food. It caters to both students and the faculty. It has a variety of food including fruit juices and cold drinks. The college charges a total fee of INR 34,000 per year.
  • Hostel: The college campus has hostel facilities for men accommodating nearly 150 students. Students can choose the type of room from the available single, double and triple occupancy. The college charges a total fee of INR 69,000 per year inclusive of a refundable caution deposit and food charges. 
  • Transportation: The college though situated 26kms away from the major city, is well connected by a fleet of buses. The buses travel around the city and pick up students from all the major residential areas in the city. Private buses like BMTC and KSTRC also have a scheduled stop in front of the college, making travelling very comfortable. The college charges a total fee of INR 24,000 per year with an exclusion for students travelling from APS Educational Trust, NR Colony and Yelachenahalli, Metro Station.
  • Also, the college has Wi-Fi across the premises, AC Halls, Co-curricular Activities and Student Counselling.

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FAQs

Ques. Are there any Notable Alumni from APS College of Engineering?

Ans. The college has numerous notable alumni who have shined in different aspects. The most prominent of them is Dr. Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, a chemist who received the Bharat Ratna Award from the Government of India, Dr. Roddam Narasimha, a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan and Super Star Rajinikanth, a Tamil cinema actor who has also been awarded the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.

Ques. Does the college have any regulations against ragging?

Ans. APSCE strictly prohibits ragging in all forms. The college will take strict actions against anybody involved in ragging whether active or passive. Punishments include suspension/ expulsion of students from the college.

Ques. What are the frequent companies that visit campus placement?

Ans. The most visited companies on campus placement that students get placed in are Airtel, Accenture, BSNL, Honda, IBM, Goldman Sachs, and Infosys.

Ques. Are the faculty of APS College of Engineering good?

Ans. The College has 70+ professors who are qualified and exemplary in their teaching. Each department has at least 3 professors who have a Ph.D. in that subject or are pursuing their doctorate. The wide range of diverse faculty from around the country make the campus one of the ideal choices for Engineering in Bangalore.