New Horizon College of Engineering, Bengaluru – 2021

New Horizon College of Engineering (NHCE) started in 2001 in Bangalore, the IT capital of India, Karnataka in an area of 11 acres in a serene green atmosphere to be a center of excellence in engineering education and serve to industry and the nation by creating competent engineers through holistic education, however, its parent organization, the New Horizon Educational Institution, was established in 1970. It is a UGC-approved institution accredited by the NBA, whose courses are approved by the AICTE and affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University.

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 NHCE gave its reports.

Courses Offered at NHCE Bengaluru

NHCE offers a modest number of 9 courses in undergraduate programs and merely 3 courses in post-graduate programs in engineering science & technology, respectively.

Students Intake at NHCE Bengaluru

Students Intake
NHCE admitted 1200 students in 2021, 1080 students in 2020 and 1020 students in 2019 at UG programs, and 234 students in 2021 and 216 students in 2020 at PG programs.
NHCE has 375 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 51.47% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:14, that is, one professor is available for every 14 students.

NHCE Bengaluru Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
NHCE spent Rs. 9.17 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 2.67% spent on the library to buy books, journals, and electronic courses, a modest 17.57% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 5.49% spent on workshops, and the remaining 74.27% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 12.08 crores and it was around Rs. 12.55 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
NHCE spent over Rs. 49.57 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 76.26% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a modest 22.07% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 1.67% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 48.13 crores in 2020 and Rs. 47.92 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

NHCE Bengaluru Research Details

As NHCE has good faculties and scholars, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file a massive number of 121, 97, and 27 patent applications and got 4, 2, and 2 patents in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
Sponsored Projects
As NHCE has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 7.85 crores through 52 sponsored research projects from 32 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 6.76 and Rs. 6.33 crores through 55 and 40 sponsored projects from 43 and 24 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
NHCE received Rs. 1.18 crores through 112 consultancy projects from 84 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.16 crores and Rs. 89.6 lakhs through 108 and 72 consultancy projects from 57 and 44 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

NHCE Bengaluru Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At NHCE, a massive 1181 students got admitted to UG degree courses and a huge 96.53% of them graduated, of whom 91.96% got placements at top companies and 108 selected for higher studies in 2021; a massive 93.17% of students graduated, of whom 94.02% got placements, and 105 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a significant 85.71% of students graduated, of whom 92.15% got placements and 103 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, a massive 97.38% graduated, of whom 92.9% got placements at top companies, and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a massive 97.01% of the students graduated, of whom 93.75% got placements, and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a huge 97.17% students graduated, of whom 98.22% got placements and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
At NHCE, a decent number of 56 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 17 students graduated in 2021 and 6 students each graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 6.4 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.51 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 6.24 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 6.08 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.12 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 6.11 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of NHCE are Capgemini, L&T, Betsol, L&T Infotech, Goldman Sachs, ESKO, Cerner, CBRE, CenturyLink, Lowe’s, Quest, DXC Technologies, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates for their companies.

Students Diversity at NHCE Bengaluru

At NHCE, a Himalayan number of 5438 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 75.05% are boys, merely 24.95% are girls, 3560 students are from within the state, 1660 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 218 students are from foreign countries.

Facilities on NHCE Bengaluru Campus

NHCE has a lot of facilities available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, an auditorium, wi-fi campus, IT infrastructures, bank & ATM facilities, parking facility, transport facility, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to stay and study on the campus.

Campus Festivals at NHCE Bengaluru

NHCE celebrates SARGAM as the state-level inter-collegiate cultural event celebrated for two to three days in September-October where students from various institutions participated and unleashed their unmissable talents in singing, dancing, music, etc. NHCE believes in balanced life in arts and science, therefore, it encourages students to participate in the cultural program to get interpersonal, communication, and managerial skills.

Moreover, NHCE celebrates the annual technical festival on various topics by various departments and conducts various events to get to know students about various trending technologies. Besides this, many cultural events like music, dance, etc., are also organized at this festival to put students in a festive mood while enjoying the technical events.


As NHCE is in Bangalore, the IT capital of India and a metropolitan city, therefore it has a good transportation system and also a major railway station, and an international airport. Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station which is about 20 km away and Kempegowda International Airport which is around 47.5 km away from this institution are available to commute to this institution, therefore, students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at NHCE Bengaluru

For UG courses at NHCE: Candidates who passed the PUC second/+2 exam or any other equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as the compulsory subjects along with any one of the Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Computer science/Electronics with the minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST from Karnataka State according to Karnataka Governments norms) are eligible to apply for the UG course, and KCET entrance exam is considered for admission to PG courses at this college.

For PG courses: Candidates who passed the UG degree in the respective stream or an equivalent degree from AMIE need to take the GATE/PGCET and should get a valid GATE/PGCET score/rank for admission to the PG course at NHCE.

Fee Structure at NHCE Bengaluru

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 10 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at NHCE, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 6.4 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within two years.

NHCE Bengaluru Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: NHCE has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 51.75%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: NHCE has a good faculty and better infrastructure, however, it lacks in research and professional practice, therefore, it scored 5.91%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As NHCE has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduate at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 64.47%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: NHCE has students from every section and every part of India and the world, so it scored 53.23%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: Though NHCE has a decent faculty, better infrastructure, a conducive atmosphere, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 3.56%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

NHCE Bengaluru got 35.87% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 141.

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