Rural Engineering College (REC), located at Bhalki in Karnataka, is a prominent name in the field of technical education in North Karnataka.

REC Bhalki

Rural Engineering College in Bhalki is a renowned institution for higher education in technical courses, in Karnataka. Also known as REC Bhalki, the college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum. REC Bhalki came into existence in 1982 under the management of Shri. Bheemanna Khandre. The college offers undergraduate level programme in the field of engineering - Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) along with postgraduate level programmes in the discipline of management (MBA) and computer applications (MCA). Rural Engineering College has a number of modern amenities within its sprawling campus.

Affiliated to: Visvesvaraya Technological University


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
B Tech
    B Tech (Electronics Engineering)
    Chemical Engineering
    Civil Engineering
    Computer Science & Engineering
    Information Technology
    Instrumentation & Control Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Telecommunication Engineering

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:
M Tech
    M Tech (Geo Technical Engineering)
    M Tech (Water Resources & Management)


The candidates need to have passed 10+2 level of examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, from any recognized Board.

Post Graduate:
Graduation in any stream with minimum 50% marks in aggregate is the eligibility criteria for candidates applying for MBA course.

The candidates should have done graduation in any stream and must have studied mathematics up to 10+2 level, to be eligible for this programme, with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

M Tech
Candidates should have successfully completed BE/B Tech degree from VTU or any other recognized University or any other exam recognized as equivalent, with minimum aggregate of 50% marks.
Admission Procedure:

Admissions are conducted through written entrance test KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) or COMEDK (Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka) conducted every year by various test agencies.

Entrance Test: COMEDK UGET, Karnataka CET

Post Graduate:
Appearing for written entrance test PGCET of Karnataka or K-MAT or any National level test is compulsory for MBA and MCA courses.

M Tech
Candidates who have scored qualifying marks in GATE Exam or PGCET Exam are eligible for admission.

Entrance Test: KMAT, PGCET, GATE Exam
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Placement Cell
  • NSS
  • Health Care
  • Gymnasium

Contact Address:
REC Bhalki
Bidar - 585 328, Karnataka
Phone: +91-8484-262288
Fax: +91-8484-262663

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