Poojya Doddappa Appa College of Engineering (PDACE) Gulbarga
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About PDACE:
The Hyderabad Karnataka Education (HKE) society founded by Late Shri Mahadevappa Rampure, a great visionary and educationist.The HKE Society runs 46 educational institutions. Poojya Doddappa Appa College of Engineering, Gulbarga is the first institution established by the society in 1958. The college is celebrating its golden jubilee year, setting new standards in the field of education and achieving greater heights.
The college was started with 50% central assistance and 50% state assistance, and a desire to impart quality technical education to this part of Karnataka State. The initial intake was 120 with degree offered in three branches of engineering viz, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Now, it houses 11 undergraduate courses, 8 post Graduate courses and 7 Research centers, established in Civil Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg, Industrial & Production Engg, Mechanical Engg, Electrical Engg., Ceramic Cement Tech. and Computer Sc. and Engg.. All the courses are affiliated to Visveswaraya Technological University, Belgaum. At present the total intake at UG level is 660 and PG level 157.
The college receives grant in aid funds from state government. A number of projects have been approved by MHRD /AICTE, Govt. of India for modernization of laboratories. KSCST, Govt. of Karnataka is providing financial assistance regularly for the student's projects.

Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU)
Year Founded: 2001
Accreditation: AICTE
Entrance Test:- COMEDK / K-CET

Campus :-
It is located on a sprawling 36 acres campus in the sylvan South West Subrub of the city of Bangalore in the kumbalagodu extension on the Bangalore-Mysore Highway. The college has excellent infrastructure, imposing buildings with spacious class rooms, and Laboratories with state of the art technology.

The College has a distributed computing environment to provide high speed connection to appropriate services and Internet through a number of high performance local area networks (LAN). Games like Carrom, Table-Tennis, Chess, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Cricket, Tennis etc. and a well-equipped Gymnasium are provided for. It has an active placement cell. In the year 2005, the college ranked 84th amongst the Top technical colleges in India in a survey conducted by Dataquest-IDC-NASSCOM.

Branch Offered:

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Sciences and Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Science and Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Instrumentation Technology

For Karnataka CET students: Rs. 33,090/- per year
For UGET (COMEDK) students: Rs. 1,25L per year
Hostel Fee: 60,000/-

Admission Procedure:-
Based on the rank obtained in COMEDK
Karnataka CET and COMEDK

CutOff:- 11596

Placement cell:
The College has an independent Training and Placement Office headed by a Professor designated as a Placement Officer and supported by a Placement Coordinator of each department. The Placement Office provides the best arrangements for visiting officials of various companies' coming for recruitment. Placement Office functions in a separate block with all audiovisual facilities for PPT, written test, group discussion and interviews. The Training and Placement Cell has been striving continuously for the placement of the students in reputed organizations. Placements are made by inviting a number of companies and organizing campus interviews for higher semester students. Also, assistance is given to students who are not placed through campus interviews, to take up jobs through off campus mode. More than 50 reputed national and multinational companies visit the college for campus recruitment annually. Over 70% of the students secure job offers before they complete their courses. The T & P office also coordinates the placement activities for all the engineering colleges of VTU, Gulbarga region.

Some of the Companies are :-
Accenture Kotak Mahindra Bank Sapient
Accord Software L&T Emsys Satyam
Ambujex Technologies L&T IES Siemens
Caritor L&T Infotech Subex Azure
Cerner Mind Tree Syntel
HCL OnMobile Technologies Tata Elxsi
Hutchisson Essar Perot Systems Tech Mahindra
ICICI Bank Phoenix Global Solutions Torry Harris
ICICI Prudential Reliable Human Links Pvt. Ltd. Toyota Kirloskar
I-Flex Reliance Communications Tyco Electronics
Infosys Technologies Robert Bosch Wipro Technologies

Placement through campus interview during last 3 years
1 Computer Sc.& Engineering 220
2 Civil Engineering 108
3 Electrical and

Electronics Engg.
4 Industrial Prod. Engineering
5 Electronics
and Commn. Engg.
6 Mechanical Engineering
7 Instrumentation Technology
8 Automobile Engineering
9 Ceramic & Cement Tech.
10 Information Science 60


  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Hostel
  • Canteen
  • Bank
  • Gymnasium
  • Sports
  • Transportation


Poojya Doddappa Appa College of Engineering/PDACE
Aiwan-E-Shahi Area,
Gulbarga- 585102