Tuition fees for engineering colleges in Karnataka announced by State Government

During last week, Karnataka government had slashed the fee hike at engineering colleges from 10% to 7%, and signed a new consensual agreement with private engineering colleges

August 07, 2023 01:00 am | Updated 11:07 am IST - Bengaluru

The fee for a government seat at Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) of Karnataka is ₹40,110 (including university fee and other fees).

The fee for a government seat at Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) of Karnataka is ₹40,110 (including university fee and other fees). | Photo Credit: P K Badiger

The Higher Education Department announced the tuition fees for engineering and architecture colleges of various categories on August 2. The department has fixed the tuition fee at government engineering colleges, for the 504 seats in University of Mysore, and at 100% of the government seats at Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) at ₹40,110 (including university fee and other fees), and ₹45,000 for the other seats at VTU and University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE).  

At private aided engineering colleges, the fee has been fixed at ₹40,110 for 95% government quota seats reserved through the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). 

At non-minority, private unaided engineering and architecture colleges, for 45% government seats, the tuition fee is fixed at ₹69,214 or ₹76,905 depending on the course, whereas for 30% COMEDK seats, it is ₹1,69,192 or ₹2,37,706 depending on the course.

At minority, unaided private engineering and architecture colleges, where 40% are government seats, the fees will be ₹69,214 or ₹76,905, and for 30% seats under the Karnataka Religious and Linguistic Minority Professional Colleges Association (KRLMPCA) quota, it has been fixed at ₹1,69,192 or ₹2,37,706 depending on the course.

For the remaining management quota seats, the fees will be as per the Revised Consensual Agreement 2023- 24, officials said.

Last week, the Karnataka government had slashed the fee hike at engineering colleges from 10% to 7%, and signed a new consensual agreement with private engineering colleges.

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