R.V. Founded in 1963, RVCE is one of the country's earliest self-financing engineering colleges. It is located on Mysore Road, 13 km from the heart of Bangalore City–India's Silicon Valley. Sprawling campus spread across an area of 52 acres in the surroundings of Sylvan. Provides an ideal atmosphere to stimulate the process of teaching-learning, helping to develop skilled and disciplined engineers.
The institution is run by a non-profit trust from Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust (RSST). The trust has more than 25 institutions and under the trust, RVCE is the flagship institute. Today, RVCE is recognized as a leading technical institution in India.