Malnad College of Engineering (MCE) was established in 1960 and is one of the most renowned educational institute of Engineering in Hassan. The college is affiliated with the Viswesvaraya Technological University in Belgaum.
The college has earned the ISTE Award as one of the best engineering colleges in the country in 2007. The college is built on a campus of about 44 acres (180,000 m2) and is a technical education center. The college is well known for conducting the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), sponsored by the World Bank.
The college several courses conducted are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The college has well organized training and placement cell which placed students in well reputed companies like Tata Consultancy, Infosys, Wipro, L&T, BEL, Fistchner, Builders’ Association of India.