Visvesvaraya Technological University admission notification

Visvesvaraya Technological University admission notification

“Jnana Sangama”,
Belgaum – 590 018
Karnataka State
Phone No: 0831 – 2405468,
Fax No: 0831 – 2405467

For attention of aspiring students seeking admission to engineering / technology programmes in Engineering Colleges affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka.

As per the VTU Act 1994, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka is an affiliating University, with jurisdiction over the whole State of Karnataka and is vested with the power to affiliate any academic programme in any engineering college within University area, for admission to the examinations for degrees and other academic distinctions of the University.

As per Section 4 (1) of VTU Act 1994, no college in the State of Karnataka imparting Education in Engineering, Technology shall save with the consent of the University and sanction of Government be associated in any way with or seek admission to any privileges of any other University in India or abroad.

This University grants affiliation for the academic Programmes in engineering/ technical institutions within the University area. No college/ institution is authorized to conduct engineering/ technology Programmes within the University area, without obtaining the affiliation of VTU, Belgaum for the academic programme concerned.

University affiliation is mandatory to offer any engineering / technology degree programmes in addition to AICTE approval.

Certain institutions issue advertisements inviting applications for admission to engineering / technology degrees without obtaining affiliation from VTU and misguide the aspiring students.

The prospective students seeking admission to engineering programmes in Karnataka are cautioned to be aware of unaffiliated programmes / unapproved collaborative programmes with foreign Universities in the existing engineering colleges and unaffiliated Engineering Colleges/ Technical institutions.

  • The list of affiliated program in the affiliated engineering colleges as on date for the academic year 2008-09 is available in the University website http://www.vtu.ac.in
  • Prospective students are advised in their own interest to ascertain the status of affiliation of the engineering colleges concerned and the programmes offered by them so as to avoid getting admitted in unaffiliated programmes / institutions.

  • There have been instances of complaints that certain colleges advertise nominal tuition fees in the beginning and after admission demand hither amount of fees than advertised. Aspiring students are cautioned to be aware of such institutions
  • The prosective students are requested to verify the claims made by the colleges in their advertisements / admission brochures before taking admission
  • The admission eligibility criteria for the year 2008 – 2009 is as follows

For admission to B.E ./ B.Tech. Courses: (Section (iii) of sub-rule 1 of Rule (3)): With Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects, along with one of the following subjects :Chemistry, Bio-Technology, Computer Science, Biology, Electronics and secured not less than forty five percent of the aggregate marks

In optional subjects and English as one of the languages for admission to Engineering and Technology Courses,Provided further that, the minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility shall be forty percent of aggregate in optional subjects in case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST and other Backward classes specified in the relevant Government Order for the purpose of reservation in respect of Engineering and technology courses

For Admission to B.Arch.: (Section (b) sub rule -2 of Rule(3)): Has passed the Pre-University examination or equivalent examination held proceeding the entrance test with Mathematics as a subject and has secured fifty percent of aggregate marks In all subjects.

NATA Test compulsory for students seeking admission to B.Arch Course.

If the above eligibility criteria is not satisfied by the student, then the University will not approve the admission of such students.

Hence, the students are advised NOT to take admission, if they find themselves not eligible for the course as per the eligibility criteria specified in the Government Order.

It is also cautioned that some of the affiliated engineering colleges are admitting students under NRI quota over and above the prescribed percentage of sanctioned strength without AICTE approval which leads to non-approval of admission.

Students who are seeking admission under NRI quota / Foreign National category / Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) quota are informed that they may look at VTU website and in case of any clarification, may contact the University office for guidance and clarifications regarding furnishing of necessary documents for obtaining Provisional Eligibility Certificate, before approaching the affiliated engineering colleges for admission.