B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru – 2021

B.M.S.College of Engineering (BMSCE) was started in 1946 on Bull Temple Road Basavanagudi, Bengaluru Karnataka by Philanthropist B. M. Sreenivasaiah. It has been the very earliest private industry initiative in technical education in India promoting the prosperity of mankind by augmenting human resource capital through quality technical education and training. Though it is run by the BMS Academic Trust, it is partially funded by the government of Karnataka. It was affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University from 1998 to 2008. Then, it was awarded autonomous status in 2008.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where BMSCE gave its reports.

Courses Offered at BMSCE Bengaluru

BMSCE offers a decent number of 14 courses in undergraduate programs and just 14 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at BMSCE Bengaluru

Students Intake
BMSCE admitted 1525 students in 2021, 1405 students in 2020 and 1175 students in 2019 at UG programs, and 246 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
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BMSCE has 343 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 58.6% are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:16, that is, one professor is available for every 16 students.

BMSCE Bengaluru Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
BMSCE spent Rs. 37 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 1.92% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a modest 18.57% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 2% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining a huge 77.51% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 25.2 crores and it was around Rs. 19.7 crores in 2019. The spending as capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
BMSCE spent over Rs. 84.7 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a whopping 83.58% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a modest 13.52% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 2.9% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 78.9 crores in 2020 and Rs. 73.3 crores in 2019. The spending operational expenditure has also been increased in 2021 compared to the last two years.

BMSCE Bengaluru Research Details

As BMSCE has a good faculty and good infrastructures, therefore, it was able to file 9 patent applications in 2021 and got 2 patents, 5 patent applications in 2020 and got 3 patents, and 4 patent applications in 2019 and got 2 patents.
Sponsored Projects
As BMSCE has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 4.3 crores through the 20 sponsored research projects from 11 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 4.5 and Rs. 6.9 crores through 9 and 25 sponsored research projects from 5 and 12 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
BMSCE received Rs. 71.5 lakhs through 117 consultancy projects from 72 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 55.5 and Rs. 47.3 lakhs through 90 and 93 consultancy projects from 52 and 53 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

BMSCE Bengaluru Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At BMSCE, a massive 1322 students got admitted to UG degree courses and 87.52% of them graduated, of whom 66.29% got placements at top companies, and 101 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 81.91% of students graduated, of whom 64.74% got placements and 137 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 79.75% of students graduated, of whom 72.74% got placements and 131 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, 75.63% of students graduated, of whom 87.23% got placements at top companies and 8 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 82.5% of students graduated, of whom 78.18% got placements, and 5 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 74.9% of students graduated, of whom 95.37% got placements, and 9 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 323 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 21 students graduated in 2021, and 28 and 25 students graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 7.6 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 7 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 6.36 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.7 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.5 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of the BMSCE are TCS, LG, Cipla, Cisco, Cobot, L&T, Lavant, LTI, Mahindra, Maruti, Mast Global, Mathworks, Maverick System, Unisys, Mercedes Benz, etc.

Students Diversity at BMSCE Bengaluru

At BMSCE, a massive 5372 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 69.63% are boys and a fair number of 30.36% are girls, a massive 3964 students are from within the state, 988 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining a considerable 420 students are from foreign countries.

Facilities on BMSCE Bengaluru Campus

BMSCE has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, auditorium, banks & ATMs, a recreation hall, a music room, a dance room, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at BMSCE Bengaluru

UTSAV is the annual techno-cultural festival celebrated for three days in April where over 20000 students from various colleges and universities in Karnataka and India participate where many technical and cultural events such as Turtle JAM, DJ Night, Whiplash, Sahas (Adventure Sports), and the Fashion shows, singing, dancing, etc are organized to enthrall the energetic students and makes one of the unforgettable moment in their life.

PHASE SHIFT is the National Annual Technical Symposium of BMSCE organized for two days in November with the motto of rising in the spirit of innovation where many technical events are organized. Collaborating with industries, this fest creates the conducive atmosphere to create technological advances and provides a platform for students to showcase their talents.


BMSCE is in Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka and the silicon valley of India, therefore, the transportations system is maintained well. It has both a railway station and an airport for travelers. Both Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna is around 6 km away and Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore is around 40.8 km away from the institution are available to commute, so Students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at BMSCE Bengaluru

For UG courses at BMSCE: A candidate who has passed in 2nd PUC / 12 Std / equivalent examination with English as one of the language and obtained a minimum of 45% of marks (40% marks in the case of SC/ST/OBC) in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/BioTechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Electronics as optional subjects in the qualifying examination is eligible to pursue UG programs. The marks obtained by the candidate in Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Electronics in the qualifying examination will be considered in the place of Chemistry in case the marks obtained in Chemistry is less for the required aggregate percentage for determination of eligibility, and eligible candidate can take the KEA/COMED-K to get admission to UG courses.

For PG courses: The candidate who passed the UG course in the respective stream with 50% marks (45% marks in the case for SC/ST/OBC) with valid GATE/PGCET score are admitted to the PG course.

Fee Structure at BMSCE Bengaluru

Students need to pay around Rs. 9 lakhs (fee structure varies according to the course that student takes) as total fees for UG courses at BMSCE, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 7.6 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one and a half years.

BMSCE Bengaluru Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: BMSCE has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 59.62%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: BMSCE has some distinguished professors and research scholars and got patents for innovative research, however, it scored 12.33%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As BMSCE has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this decent performance it scored 54.1%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: BMSCE has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, besides this, it admitted a decent number of girl students, so it scored 51.93%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: BMSCE has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, so it scored 15.35%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

BMSCE Bengaluru got 39.13% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 98.

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