P E S College of Engineering, Mandya – 2021

P E S College of Engineering (PESCE) was established in 1962 in the southwest of Mandya Karnataka on Bangalore-Mysore Highway in an area of 62 in a serene sylvan atmosphere by People’s Education Society, now People’s Education Trust, formed by Philanthropist Sri K.V. Shankara Gowda, with help of philanthropists Mandya Farmers to give the technical education to the rural areas. It is a grant-in-aid institution of the Karnataka Government whose courses are approved by the AICTE and is now affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University from Mysore University then.

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 PESCE gave its reports.

Courses Offered at PESCE Mandya

PESCE offers a modest number of 8 courses in undergraduate programs and merely 4 courses in post-graduate programs in engineering science & technology, respectively.

Students Intake at PESCE Mandya

Students Intake
PESCE admitted 820 students in 2021 and 670 students in 2020 and 2019 at UG programs and 102 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
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PESCE has 236 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 32.63% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:12, that is, one professor is available for every 12 students.

PESCE Mandya Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
PESCE spent Rs. 4.78 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 6.25% spent on the library to buy books, journals, and electronic sources, a modest 26.34% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 28.02% spent on workshops, and the remaining 39.39% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 8.35 crores and it was around Rs. 1.45 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
PESCE spent over Rs. 49.03 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 57.76% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 40.75% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 1.49% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 47.52 crores in 2020 and Rs. 41.06 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

PESCE Mandya Research Details

As PESCE has a good faculty, a conducive atmosphere, and good infrastructures for research, it was able to file 8 and 3 patent applications in 2021 and 2020 respectively, however, it got 1 patent only in 2020.
Sponsored Projects
As PESCE has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 53.41 lakhs through 4 sponsored research projects from the same number of 4 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 55 and Rs. 65 lakhs through 4 sponsored projects each from the same number of 4 companies each in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
PESCE received Rs. 15.35 lakhs through 25 consultancy projects from 55 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 10.77 and Rs. 8.02 lakhs through 23 and 20 consultancy projects from 25 companies each in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

PESCE Mandya Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At PESCE, a significant 744 students got admitted to UG degree courses and a huge 96.91% of them graduated, of whom 82.05% got placements at top companies and 136 selected for higher studies in 2021; a significant 95.89% of students graduated, of whom 75.64% got placements, and 80 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a massive 97.25% of students graduated, of whom 72.57% got placements and 110 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, all the students graduated, of whom 94% got placements at top companies and 10 were selected for higher studies in 2021; all of the students graduated, of whom 69.56% got placements, and 19 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 97.22% students got graduated, of whom 45.16% got placements and 16 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, a considerable number of 137 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 23 students will graduate in 2021, 27 students in 2020, and 13 students in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4.5 LPA each in 2021 and also in 2020 and Rs. 2.4 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.2 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.15 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of PESCE are Glider, Global Logic, Global Edge, CGI, Cognizant, EY, Codilar, Bosch, Benz, TCS, Wipro, MindTree, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates for their companies.

Students Diversity at PESCE Mandya

At PESCE, a huge number of 2914 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 37.06% are boys, a huge 62.94% are girls, a considerable number of 2276 students are from within the state, and a modest number of 638 students are from outside of the state.

Facilities on PESCE Mandya Campus

PESCE 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, parking facilities, bank & ATM facilities, guest house, a swimming pool, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to stay and study on the campus.

Campus Festivals at PESCE Mandya

PESCE celebrates AVIGHNANOTHSAV is the annual cultural festival celebrated for one day in April where many cultural events are organized to give students a platform to showcase their inner skills competitively. Moreover, many technical symposiums, conferences, and workshops on various topics in every department are organized to induce the interest of the students in engineering science and technology.


PESCE is in Mandya, which is one of the major cities in Karnataka, besides this, it lies on the Bangalore-Mangalore Highway, therefore, reaching this institution is easy. Both Mysuru Junction which is about 42 km and Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru which is about 142 km away from the institution are available to commute to this institution, therefore, students can reach this institution from anywhere.

How to Get Admission at PESCE Mandya

For UG courses at PESCE: Candidates who passed the +2 exam or equivalent any other recognized exams with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/Electronics/Computer Science/Biotechnology with 45% need to take Karnataka Government CET/COMEDK and should get a required score set by the Karnataka Government to get admission to the UG courses, and final admission is based on the performance in the counseling process.

For PG courses: Candidates who passed UG degree in the relevant stream with at least 50% marks need to take and clear the GATE/PGCET, however, preference is given to GATE-qualified candidates and they are exempted to take any other entrance examination for admission to PG courses at this institution.

Fee Structure at PESCE Mandya

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 13.6 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at PESCE, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 4.5 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within three-and-half years.

PESCE Mandya Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: PESCE has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 60.69%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: PESCE has a good faculty and better infrastructure, and got some patents for innovative research, however, it lacks in research and professional practice, therefore, it scored 1.04%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As PESCE has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 56.57%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: PESCE has students from every section and every part of India, moreover, it admitted more girls than boys, so it scored 60.6%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: Though PESCE 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 nothing in this section, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

PESCE Mandya got 35.89% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 139.

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