B.M.S. College of Engineering (BMSCE) Bangalore has the unique distinction of being the first private engineering college established in the country. Established in the year 1946, the institution owes its existence to the foresight and vision of its beloved founders, Late Sri. B.M.Sreenivasaiah and his illustrious son Sri. B. S. Narayan. Imparting quality education and training was the founder’s vision for the development of skilled and competent engineers, the workforce for the benefit of national prosperity. This vision of the founders has inspired the institution to take right steps in meeting its objectives ever since its inception. BMSCE has completed 70th year of its journey of promoting engineering education. The college, which started with 3 undergraduate programmes in 1946, today it offers 12 undergraduate and 15 postgraduate programmes in conventional and emerging areas. In addition, the college also offers PhD programmes in 14 of its departments which are recognized research centres by the University, and is also approved as QIP Centre in Engineering & Technology by AICTE. The college maintains high academic quality standards; the certification by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA) is the testimony of the same. In fact it is the first few Institutions in the India to be bestowed with NBA Accreditation in Tier I Format (Washington Accord) in the year 2013. The College has been effectively practicing Outcomes-based Education and is recognised as a mentor institution under TEQIP III.
BMSCE is the only Partner institution in the country of the Melton Foundation, USA which promotes cross cultural learning for the selected students along with peers from five other countries and is one of the most preferred higher educational destinations for the students all across the country and also attracts students from South Asian & African countries.