College of Engineering
P.E.S. College of Engineering, Mandya is one of the pioneer Engineering Colleges in India. It is affilliated to the University of Mysore and is recognised by the All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi. It is an institution functioning under the grant-in-aid scheme of Government of Karnatka. The College was established in the year 1962 by People's Education Society currently known as People's Education Trust (R), with the help of philanthropic farmers of Mandya District. The sole objective of the college was to promote Technical Education among the students of Rural Areas. The Society was founded by late Sri K.V. Shankaregowda, former Education Minister of Government of Karnataka. He was a person with a missionary zeal and long cherised ambition to promote and disseminate knowledge, serving generally the cause of Education.
P.E.S. College of Engineering was established on an expance of 62 Acres with only three branches of Engineering viz., Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. In 1971 the Electronics and Communication branch was commenced. Automobile Engineering and Industrial and production Engineering branches were started in 1980. In 1983 the branch of Computer Science was started and that of Environmental Engineering in the year 1987. In addition to the above 8 branches in undergraduate Engineering, the Institute also offers Post Graduate Courses, Master of Technology in Environmental Engineering, Master of Computer Application and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Computing.
Each branch of Engineering has a seperate building and well equipped Laboratories to impart meaningful training to the students in recent developments in Technology. College has well maintained Hostels, Two for Boys and one for Girls for providing Boarding and Lodging facilities for about 600 students. The College has an open Air Theatre in the Campus to promote cultural Activities.