R.V. College of Engineering (RVCE) established in 1963 is one of the earliest self-financing engineering colleges in the country. The institution is run by Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust (RSST) a not for profit trust. RVCE is today recognized as one of India's leading technical institutions. It is an Autonomous college, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belagavi. RVCE currently offers 12 Bachelor & 22 Master programs, and carries out research and consultancy activities in all the departments, with also provision for Ph.D. Studies.