Rao Bahadur Y.Mahabaleswarappa Engineering College (RYMEC) formerlyVijayanagar Engineering College, was established in the year 1980 under the aegis of Veerasaiva Vidhyavardhaka Sangha, Ballari. It is located in a sprawling campus spread over 106 acres of land. The college is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University VTU) Belgaum, approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The college has state -of- art infrastructure & expert faculty members to transform the students into highly skilled technocrats. The institute has grown qualitatively & quantitatively over the years & the students have carved a name for themselves in various fields of engineering in India & abroad.
The mission of the institute is to enhance the knowledge & skill of the students in the field of engineering & technology, by grooming the students in all theoretical & practical aspects and to contribute significantly towards the creation of a strong technical workforce that would bridge the gap between industry requirements, academic orientation and serve the Nation.
Facilities at our Institute:
- Excellent & dedicated team of well qualified & experienced faculty drawn from industry & academics
- Main computer centre established with 120 Dell computers with internet facility
- State-of-art seminar halls & auditorium
- Modern laboratory facilities with internet facilities
- Excellent library with books, journals, magazines (both national & International) & CD-ROMs
- Consultancy Cell, Alumni Association Cell, ISTE students chapter
- Hostels for boys & girls with transport facilities
- Training & placement cell with dedicated team of professionals
- Entrepreneurial development Cell
- Facilities for Sports & Cultural activities
- IT incubation centre sponsored by Govt. Of Karnataka
- Virtual class room facility done by VTU through EDUSAT
- Networking in collaboration with CISCO & IIITB.
- Remote center for conducting FDP’s and Workshops from NMEICT, MHRD, GOI & IITB.
Our college has taken up new initiatives like harnessing solar energy to illuminate the street lights and installing solar water heaters for hostels.
The campus has taken up rain water harvesting and developing Vermi-compost through dried green vegetation.