The department of Biotechnology in RV College of Engineering was established in 2002, affiliated to VTU, Belagavi. It is accredited for 5 years by National Board of Accreditation (2008-13). The department started two PG programmes - M. Tech in Biotechnology and M. Tech in Bioinformatics. The students are given the opportunity to carry out innovative projects. The departments have recognized guides for Ph. D in various fields of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. The placement of the biotech students exceeds 95% every year. The department is ranked as one of the top 4 Biotechnology Schools in India and has grabbed the first position in Infrastructure according to the survey made by the leading Biotechnology magazine, “BioSpectrum,” 2010 issue.
The department of chemical Engineering in Rv College of Engineering was started in the year 1982 to meet the requirements of the emerging discipline of Chemical Engineering and those associated with it. BE in Chemical Engineering is an autonomous programme affiliated to VTU, Belagavi. The department also offers an M. Tech programme. Over the last 3 years, 70% of the students on average have been placed on campus, with 37.5% of these opting for higher studies eventually. Some of the best companies such as CSIR Labs and educational institutes such as N.A.L. Bangalore, I.I.P. Dehradun, IISc. Bangalore and IIT Bombay have trained the students.
The Department of civil Engineering in Rv College of Engineering was started in 1964 with the UG programme (B.E.in Civil Engineering) and is one of the oldest branches of RVCE. The department has been imparting quality education to meet the technological advancement and industrial requirements. It is affiliated to VTU, Belagavi with an Autonomous status. The department started two PG programmes under VTU in Structural Engineering and Highway Technology. The department is also involved in research and development and is a recognized research centre under VTU.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in Rv College of Engineering was started in 1984. The main focus of the department is to produce graduates and post graduates with strong fundamentals in Computer Science and Engineering. The course was accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The department has excellent infrastructure with state-of-the-art equipment and software tools. It has a computer centre with over 296 computers catering to student needs.
The Department of Electrical and Electronics in RV College of Engineering Bangalore is one of the oldest departments. Established in the year 1963, it has a well-qualified, passionate and dedicated staff, most of who are engaged in path-breaking research and development. The course is a healthy amalgam of Power Engineering, Electronics and Computers; comprehensive and in keeping modern trends of Electrical and Electronics Engineering education. The course was accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
The Departmen of Electronics & Communication Engineering in Rv College of Engineering t was started in 1972 and now conducts one UG, two PG programmes (M. Tech in VLSI Design & Embedded Systems and M. Tech in Communication Systems) and a Ph. D programme under VTU. To support research across the specializations, it has an excellent infrastructure. Also, the department has MOU with various leading industries like Texas Instruments, Samsung Semiconductors, Free scale Semiconductors, NXP Semiconductors, Intel, Agilent and research establishments like Department of Sericulture, Govt. of Karnataka.
The Department of Industrial and Production Engineering in Rv College of Engineering was established in 1985 and was affiliated to Bangalore University. The department offers a four-year UG programme in BE (IPE) with a focus on industrial engineering and production engineering. The curriculum focus switched over from traditional business practices to contemporary Engineering & Managerial interventions. The department houses a research centre recognized by VTU and enables aspirants to actively engage in research pursuits in the contemporary areas of Industrial Engineering and Management such as Supply Chain Management, E-enterprise Modelling, Change Management, Applied Ergonomics, Energy Management Human Resource Management, Lean Manufacturing System and Manufacturing Technology.
The Department of Information Science Engineering in Rv College of Engineering is the hub for innovation in Information Science through Teaching, Research, Development and Consultancy, making the department a global resource centre in advanced, sustainable and inclusive technology.
The department of Electronics and Instrumentation in Rv College of Engineering was established in 1981. To its credit, the Department has a PG Programme and an established Research Centre affiliated to VTU. The Department has been accredited multiple times by NBA, New Delhi. The Department has been imparting quality Engineering Education with a blend of research components in line with the Institutional Vision. The department has also been grooming students continuously in all facets of creative learning, technical competency, character building and overall personality development. Highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty members are the forte of the Department. It has a consistent placement record in premiere companies.
Master of Computer Applications in Rv College of Engineering was started in 1997. This course is a three year PG programme in Computer Applications, affiliated to VTU, Belagavi, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The Department has the credential achievement of being the first MCA programme under VTU to be accredited by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. The Milestones of the department also includes its recognition as a VTU Research Centre.
The department of Mechanical Engineering in RV College of Engineering started with B.E in Mechanical Engineering with affiliation to Bangalore University. It is affiliated to VTU, Belgavi with an autonomous status. The Research and Development Centre was established in 1986 with affiliation to Mysore University. Department R&D is involved in sponsored research, consultancy, testing and characterization along with offering MS and Doctoral Programmes. The department started M. Tech programmes under VTU in Product Design and Manufacturing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Machine Design and Tool Engineering in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008, respectively.
The focus of the department of Telecommunication Engineering in RV College of Engineering is to produce graduates & post graduates with strong fundamentals in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. The UG programme was accredited by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. The department started a PG programme in Digital Communication in 2013, and started another PG programme in Radio Frequency & Microwave Engineering. The department focuses on research projects in the areas of Image Processing, Networking, Wireless communication, System design and RF communication.