SDM College of Engineering & Technology

Dharwad, Karnataka

Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering and Technology (also called SDMCET), is a private engineering college located in Dharwad in the state of Karnataka, India. It was established in 1979 and is affiliated and autonomous under Visveswaraiah Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka. It is the first Institute in North Karnataka, India to get accreditation for all its courses by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi.[citation needed] It is one of the 14 institutions in Karnataka who have got funds from World Bank under Technical Education Quality Improvement Program(TEQIP) - Phase I. Each department or branch has its own laboratories as required by the curriculum. Every department has its own computer centre apart from the centralised one. The Library has books and journals on subjects taught in the college. There is an auditorium to conduct cultural and other events. The college has a play ground, canteen, a cafeteria joint, bank, an ATM and a post office within the campus. There are five hostels on campus, three for boys and two for girls. Shalmala was the first hostel to be built, Netravati followed and Narmada is the latest boys hostel. Sharavati and Hemawati are the hostels for girls among which the latter is the last to be built.

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  • Employability 4
  • Research 4
  • Faculty 3
  • Fill Rate 10

Program Details

Program Name
Chemical engineering
Civil engineering
Information technology
Electrical and electronics engineering
Computer science and engineering
Mechanical engineering
Over All Seats 660  


Faculty Name No. of faculty
Chemical Engineering 16
Civil Engineering 44
Computer Science and Engineering 60
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 36
Electronics and Communication Engineering 58
Information Science Engineering 32
Mechanical Engineering 68

Fee Details

Annual Fee: 33,000


For students, the college has one of the finest placement cells that help them obtain
lucrative job opportunities via campus recruitments. Some of the globally-reputed
organizations that annually hire deserving candidates from the campus are TCS,
IBM, Cogencies, Capgemini and many more.

Company name Average starting salary % of students joined
Tata Consultancy Service 8 lakhs 13
Wipro 9.5 lakhs 9
Infosys 7 lakhs 10


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contact number: 0836-2447465/2448327/2435307/24474664 Fax:0836-2464638

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