Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management, Mangaluru, was established in the year 2007. The institute is recognized by AICTE, Government of India, affiliated to VTU, Government of Karnataka, NAAC accredited with “A” Grade and certified by ISO.

The College offers B.E. Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Mechanical, Civil, Electronics & Communication, total intake being 720, Post-Graduation in M.Tech with an intake of 162, MBA with an intake of 180, and 6 Research Programs for Doctoral Degree. The total staff and student strength at campus is nearly 4000.

The college has an Academic MoU with various National, International Universities and also has collaborations with leading Corporate & Industries that have given a tremendous boost to the students for innovation, research, certifications, internships and hands on experience.

Sahyadri encourages students to “Walk-in with the Idea and Walk-out with the Product”. The College aims at imparting Project based learning, thus enabling students to understand the process of learning concepts.

Students at the campus have gained international exposure through yearly participation in the SAE International Aero Design events and also SUPRA, BAJA, Go-kart racing. Engineering students right from day one are offered an opportunity to take part in the events held at level of IIT’s, NIT’s and various premier institutes, thus improving their analytical skills, connectivity and gain exposure across the globe.

To a great extent, the success of the College must be credited to the consistent academic results. The institute constantly strives to adopt and improve the teaching methods which are student centric & defy from the mundane. The College takes pride in having a dedicated department for researching, analyzing and developing effective methods of imparting quality education. The high quality teaching offered at Sahyadri is complemented by the state-of-the-art infrastructure and modern laboratories.

In a span of 10 years, we have set several diversified milestones and each of these achievements come with its own success stories. The team as a whole has contributed towards institutional achievements.


YEAR 2018


  • AAA In the Best Engineering College survey by career 360
  • GHRDC-CSR B-School Survey 2017 by GHRDC has ranked as 2nd amongst the Promising Pvt. B-Schools and 19th amongst the Pvt. B-Schools in the state of Karnataka.
  • Sahyadri ranked 40th among Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges in India survey 2017 by Higher Education Review (HER)
  • Sahyadri ranked 10th among Top 10 Academically Best Engineering Colleges in India survey 2017 by Higher Education Review (HER)
  • Ranked 92 among top 150 private Engineering Colleges in India, THE WEEK-Hansa Research Best Colleges Survey 2017
  • Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman appointed as the KPCC Vice-President


  • Ropini. S.K - II Rank- M.Tech (CADS) Civil - 84.79%
  • Rohith Kumar. A.S - III Rank - M.Tech (CADS) Civil - 83.71%
  • Vindhya Nayak. G - III Rank - M.Tech (STRUCTURES) Civil - 88.08%
  • Sayona Joseph - 6th Rank, - 78.96% MBA - Batch 2015-17


  • A Five-Day Sahyadri Conclave - Science, Technology & Management has been organized during 6th January to 10th January 2018 in Sahyadri Campus. Sahyadri Conclave brought together Nobel Laureates, Turing Awardee, internationally renowned Scientists and Management experts into one rare platform.
  • Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship visited Sahyadri.
  • Shri. M R Seetharam, Vice Chairman, MSR Institutions & Hon'ble Minister for Planning, Statistics, Science and Technology visits Sahyadri
  • Dr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra, CEO & MD, BrahMos Aerospace, Distinguished Scientist & Director, (BrahMos), DRDO visits Sahyadri


  • Sahyadrians win Gold Award for ‘SMART HELMET’ in KPIT Sparkle 2018 at Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering, Pune
  • Dr. Steven L Fernandes receives certificate of achievement from Microsoft, USA. And Also he felicitated by prestigious Society for Design and Process Science Award 2017, USA
  • RDL Technologies Pvt. Ltd in the top 100 innovative start-ups recognized by Government of Karnataka through ELEVATE 100 programme
  • TechVision 2018, a One-Day intra-collegiate project competition was held in the campus. 3000 students from BE, M.Tech and MBA participated and exhibited their projects
  • Sahyadri Science Talent Hunt (SSTH) - Around 1200 students from 70 colleges showcasing their talent in Project & Model competition.
  • Whiz-Quiz 2018 - Around 7,000 students from 50 colleges in Mangaluru, Udupi, Kodagu, Karwar and Kasargod participated in the college level round, out of which 950 students were selected to participate in the Grand Finale at Sahyadri.
  • Aerophilia 2018, a National Level Aero-modeling competition held in Sahyadri campus
  • Sahyadri, the Overall Champions at the 20th VTU Inter-Collegiate Athletic Meet 2017-18
  • Sahyadri wins Cash Prize from VTU for Excellence in Sports & Cultural Activities
  • World Environment Day Programme & Inauguration of Two-Day Workshop by Department of Civil Engineering

    First Year BE students’ achievements

  • 530 students participated in 10 IITs, 10 NITs and 6 reputed institutes in the year 2018.
    • IIT-Kharagpur – Special Mention Award in KSHITIJ-2018.
    • IIT-Bhubaneswar – Won first & second place in various events in Wissnairre-2018
    • IIT-Gandhinagar – Won second place in Roboquest
    • NIT-Surathkal – Won first and second place in various events in Engineera-2017
    • NIT-Bhopal – Won first & third place in various events in Technosearch-2017
    • BITS-Rajasthan – Won first place in Dual Mode Vehicle Challenge in Apogee-2018
    • 16 students participated in SAE International Aero design Event at United States.
    • 29 students participated and won different places in VTU sports

    Industries & Startups on Campus

  • Sahyadri Edu Dreamers R&D Pvt. Ltd., - Provides a technical space and resources to help the enthusiasts
  • DTI Labz Pvt. Ltd. - Providing support for initial design concepts and prototype.
  • Aptra Technologies Pvt. Ltd. - Mobile Aps and ERP software to Educational Institutes
  • RDL Technologies Pvt. Ltd. - Research Design Lab (RDL) undertakes Design and Development of Embedded Systems as per customer specifications.
  • Caliper Engineering & Lab Pvt Ltd. (CEL) - It caters to high quality precision engineered components
  • Sahyaware - Efficient project management software for Civil Engineering.
  • Flotanomers - Producing RC planes, Quadcopters and Robotic machines.
Year 2017

YEAR 2017

  • Accredited Grade 'A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Committee - NAAC
  • Sahyadri Ranked 38th among the 100 B Schools across India and Ranked 7th among the Top B schools with Excellent industry exposure and Top 20 Emerging B Schools in India.
  • Sahyadri recognized as Advanced Partner Institute in Campus Connect Program by Infosys
  • Ms. Sasha Rai P has secured First Rank & Gold Medal in VTU, Belagavi board exams of M.Tech computer aided design of structures with 87.42%
  • Mr. Akshay R Bhandary has secured Fourth Rank in VTU, Belagavi board exams in Mechanical Engineering with 83.65%
  • Mahammad Yunus C placed in Anglo-Eastern as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer with an annual package of Rs. 14 Lakhs
  • Shreyas B Placed in OLA Cabs as a Software Development Engineer in Test with an annual package of Rs. 9 Lakhs
  • Sahyadri Team Challengers positioned in SAE International Aerodesign
    • 6th place in SAE International Aerodesign West held at Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    • 2nd place in Micro class category Presentation skill and overall 7th place in SAE International Aerodesign East held at Florida, USA
  • Aerophilia 2017 - A National Level Aero Modelling Event & Air-Show held at Sahyadri Campus
  • Sahyadri Mech-Tech Garage for students to support Motorsports activities and event
  • First Year Engineering Students achieved in National level contest
    • Best Freshers Award @ IIT - Kharagpur
    • First Prize @ NIT - Tiruchirappalli
    • Best Technical Innovation Award at NIT - Jamshedpur
    • First place in “Internet of Things” and “Hurdle Rush”@ IIT - Mandi
    • Top 8 in International Event @ IIT - Kanpur
    • Positioned Top 8 @ IIT - Roorkee
  • SHAPE IT, Book Released - a self-help book for budding engineers - filled with more than 50 inspiring stories of students, authored by Dr. Subramani Ramakrishnan and Ms. Vaijayanthi Srinivasaraghavan
  • Mangaluru's biggest coding festival, CodeQuest 2K17, was held at Sahyadri Campus
  • One-Day National Conference on “Leveraging Business Skills in line with current HR Trends and Employee Laws” in association with National Institute of People Management - NIPM
  • Sahyadri Athletic team emerged as Over all CHAMPIONS for the 5th time at VTU level Inter Collegiate Athletic competition held at Kolar
  • Sahyadri wins Cash Prize from VTU for Excellence in Sports & Cultural Activities
  • Sahyadrians Won the Competitions of VTU Youth Fest YUVA KALANJALI - 2017
  • Sahyadrians participated & Won in TATHVA 2017, NIT Calicut
Year 2017

YEAR 2016

  • Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman was honored “Eminent Engineer of the Year ”Award 2016, by The Institution of Engineers (India) Karnataka State Centre, Banglaore for his meritorious service in the field of Engineering and Education.
  • Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman Conferred Second National Karnataka Education Award 2016 by Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and CMAI Association of India.
  • Sahyadri Entrepreneurship Cell -Start-up companies by students at Sahyadri eCell.
    • Sahyadri Edu Dreamers R&D Pvt. Ltd. (DTLabz)
    • Dream-Tech Innovations
    • Dream Soft Innovations
    • Host Zyro
    • Samaroham Creations
    • Axndx Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
    • OLS, an Online Laundry Service
    • Softrixz
    • TechShaadi
    • Flicker Infotech
  • Sahyadri students have created a market-ready product - Xenon SmartPlug; an app enabled smart home automation device.
  • Ranked 49 among top 50 private B-Schools in South India in Best B-School Survey 2015 conducted by The Week magazine.
  • Ranked 90th in Top Private Engineering Colleges in India research survey by The Week Magazine and Hansa 2016
  • Ranked 42nd among Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges in India survey 2016 by Higher Education Review (HER)
  • Ranked 19th among Top 20 Academically Best Engineering Colleges in India survey 2016 by Higher Education Review (HER)
  • Sahyadrians made a mark at the SAE International Aero Design - 2016 competition held at the Fort Worth, Texas and placed 4th among the 75 top Universities.
  • MoU with National Design & Research Forum (NDRF), Bangalore
  • A two days National level Aero Modeling Competition “Aerophilia 2016” conducted at Sahyadri. Students from IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, NIT Karnataka had participated.
  • Sahyadri Motorsports team won fourth place in the “INTERNATIONAL SERIES OF KARTING”.
  • The team FORMULA SAHYADRI, with 25 team members participated in the national level event “SAE SUPRA 2016” to be held at Buddh International Circuit, Noida, U.P.
  • 160 companies visited the campus for Placement and 449 students placed in India and abroad
  • Kerala Class 12 topper Ms. Keerthana Rajeev joined Sahyadri for Electronics & Communication Engineering. Who Scored 660 out of 660 marks.
  • Mr. Rajesha T Mathew (MBA 2014 - 2016 Batch) has been appointed by Kingdom University, Bahrain with highest salary package in the zone ie. Rs.14.04 lakhs per annum.
  • The Chief Guests Dr. Burkhard Fechner, Germany and Dr. Lalit Kumar inaugurated the Coherent- Excimer Laser at Center of Excellence in Nano-science & Technology - CENT.
  • Ms. Prajna A, 2013-2015 batch student has bagged the fourth rank in the MBA Examinations conducted by VTU, Belagavi
  • Ms. Sthuthi. K. A, fourth Semester Civil Engineering, secured Second rank in VTU Exams, held in the month of June 2016.
  • Mr. Pankaj Kumar Rathi from the department of Computer Science & Engineering has secured 10/10 SGPA in the recently held 2nd semester University examinations.
Year 2016

Year 2015

  • Ranked AA+ in Best Engineering College survey by Career 360.
  • Ranked 83rd in Top Private Engineering Colleges in India research survey by The Week Magazine and Hansa 2015.
  • Ranked 61st place in South Zone among top Private Engineering colleges research survey by The Week Magazine and Hansa 2015.
  • Sahyadri MBA has been ranked 35 in all India level beyond IIM's and Featured one among the top 10 MBA Colleges in Karnataka.
  • Ranked 25th in Top B-School for Excellence Faculty in India research survey by the Higher Education Review in September 2015 monthly magazine.
  • Engineering College of the Year 2015 across India by Higher Education Review.
  • MoU with Environmental Health and Safety Research & Development Centre (EHSRDC).
  • MoU with Mangaluru University for collaborative Research & Development, Education & Training.
  • Mrs. Shreya Rai M.Tech. in Computer Aided Design of Structures has bagged the Gold Medal and secured the third rank with 84.67% in VTU examination.
  • Ms. Shimna M. in Information Science, has secured the eighth rank in the VTU examination 2013-14 by scoring 81.77% aggregate.
  • Sahyadrian as Google Brand Ambassador for the year 2014 -15.
  • Sahyadri Center for Social Innovation Department- SCSI has been set up at the Campus under which Hands on Experience Lab, Innovation Lab, Product Design Lab and the Engineering Sense Lab functions.
  • Award for "Best Young Innovators" for their Smart Electronic Helmet for The Innovation Initiative-2015 Competition; a joint initiative of AICTE, Department of Science & Technology Government of India and CII was held at IIT Delhi.
Year 2015

YEAR 2014

  • MoU with Rail Wheel Factory, Bangaluru.
  • SAP University Alliance.
  • National Level recognition for design in flying, “Boeing” organizedby IIT, Khargapur.
  • Sahyadri students won the First, Second and Fourth place out of five prizes in the Automotive Embedded Challenge (AEC) organized as part of the International Conference on Embedded System Automotive & Avionics held at IISc., Bengaluru.
  • Bagged the first three prizes in the project exhibition ”DO IT YOURSELF” organized by Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Engineer's Association.
  • 2nd place with a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/- of the State Level Verbattle Senior 2014.
  • Overall Championship at VTU Athletic Meet in the Boys' & Girls' Section.
  • Introduced Student Project Support Scheme - SPSS is the first of its kind in any professional technical institution in the country.
YEAR 2014

YEAR 2013

  • The institution is privileged to be the first college in Karnataka to get the Microsoft’s prestigious Platinum Ed-vantage Academic Alliance.
  • Auditorium with a seating capacity of 800 persons.
  • INTEL – Intelligent Systems Laboratory set up by FICE.
  • MoU with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) to develop new entrepreneurs.
  • MoU with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for academic excellence.
  • M. Tech. (Part-Time QIP) by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.
  • Aesthetic Food Court.
  • Best Team Award in the Lunar Rover Challenge organized by team Indus, hosted by IIT, Madras First Prize won in National Students Space Challenge -13 held at IIT- Kharagpur.
  • Overall Championship at VTU Athletic Meet in the Boys' & Girls' Section.
  • The boys’ team has bagged the Championship in the Cross-Country Competition at VTU.
  • VTU Throw ball Championship in the Girls' Section.
YEAR 2013

YEAR 2012

  • Establishment of a Government Research Centre, Incubation Centre and Placement & Training Centre in collaboration with VTU and industry.
  • Establishment of an Innovation Lab and a Centre of Excellence with IIIT-Allahabad.
  • IAO Certification - International Accreditation Organization, Houston, USA.
  • Annamalai University for Social Science Exchange Programme.
  • Setting up of a Corpus Fund for Student Activities.
  • Academic MoU with University of Paradubice, Czech Republic
  • Conducted State Level Project Competition – Shrishti.
  • Won the First Prize in the State Level Project Competition in Shrishti.
  • Karnataka State Cricket Academy inaugurated by Mr. Anil Kumble, Mr. Javagal Srinath and Mr. Sayed Kirmani.
  • Overall Championship at VTU Athletic Meet in the Boys' & Girls' Section.
  • Badminton Championship Mysore Zone in the Boys’ Section.
  • VTU Volleyball Championship won by the Girls’ team.
YEAR 2012

YEAR 2011

  • Associate Partners of the India Platform at Ghent University, Belgium
  • ISO Accreditation - DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 from TUV NORD.
  • Tie Up with Infosys for Campus Connect.
  • New Block for Mechanical and Civil Department.
  • Air-conditioned Seminar Hall with a seating capacity of 200 persons.
  • Overall Championship at VTU Athletic Meet in the Boys' & Girls' Section.
  • Emerged as the Champions for the second time at VTU Level Athletic Meet.
  • Champions at VTU Level Women’s Throw ball Tournament.
  • Top in the region for Semester I and V Mechanical., and Semester V E & C academic results.
  • Academic MoU with Technophilia Systems - Robotics, California.
  • Academic MoU with Technophilia Systems, Mumbai.
  • Runners-up of the State Level Verbattle Competition.
  • VTU Throw ball Championship in the Girls' Section
  • Five individual records set at VTU in the Weight Lifting Competition in the boys' section.
YEAR 2011

YEAR 2010

  • Sahyadri Pre-University College established for PUC in Science.
  • PG-CET Examination Centre.
  • CET Counseling Centre established in the Campus.
  • Champions at the VTU State Level Athletic Meet.
  • Queen’s Baton Common Wealth Games enters Sahyadri Campus.
  • Winners of the State Level Verbattle Competition.
  • Overall Championship at VTU Athletic Meet in the Boys' & Girls' Section.
  • Rs. 1.00 Lakh cash prize awarded by VTU for achievement in Sports.
  • Rs. 50,000 special appreciation cash award by the Vice- Chancellor of VTU.
  • VTU Throw ball Championship in the Girls' Section.
YEAR 2010

YEAR 2009

  • MoU with Indian Institution of Information Technology - IIIT, Allahabad.
  • MoU with University of St. Louis, the USA.
  • Comed-K Examination Center.
  • Runners-up in VTU State Level Athletic Meet.
  • Overall Team Champions at NITK Golden Jubilee Athletic Meet.
YEAR 2009

YEAR 2008

  • The College is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University.
  • MoU with ISRO for EDUSAT Programme and EMC2.
YEAR 2008

YEAR 2007

  • Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management was established for Bachelor of Engineering - B.E, MBA, M.Tech., MCA & Ph.D.
  • Approved by AICTE, New Delhi and Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
YEAR 2007