P.A. College of Engineering was established in the year 1999. It is one of the best college in the city. It is located in Mangalore, a city which has established itself as the knowledge hub of South India. A beautiful environment and salubrious climate make Mangalore a dream destination for learning. Mangalore is well connected to the rest of the country by air, rail and road. P.A. College of Engineering is affiliated to Visveswaraiah Technological University (V.T.U), Belgaum and recognized by All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The college has more than 60 acres campus. The college offers lavish infrastructure with all modern amenities like well stocked library,well equipped labs,computer center, Auditorium, Canteen, Central Computer Cell, Examination and Lecture Hall, Hostels, Sports & Games. The college offers facilities like Lecture theatres which are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual. The institute is supported by a team of experienced faculty, skilled technical staff and excellent non-teaching staff. The college offers various courses in the field of Engineering. The college has developed a good training & placement cell for the students. All the courses offered by the institute are affiliated to Visveswaraiah Technological University.