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Canara Engineering College - [CEC], Mangalore

Canara Engineering College - [CEC], Mangalore

Canara Engineering College is recognized by Government of Kerala and approved by AICTE. The College offers B.E and M. Tech program and admission in both the courses is based on entrance exams. The College has earned top position among other technical institutions for its top-quality education at reasonable cost. The college currently has 8 branches and a total intake of 504 seats, with 24 seats reserved especially for SNQ.

CEC Mangalore Quick Facts

  • More than 396 students have been placed in top-notch companies till now
  • 2 new engineering branches were added in year 2004
  • The faculty of the College possess years of teaching experience
  • The College provides students with a resourceful teaching fraternity, global exposure and best-in-class infrastructure.

CEC Mangalore Courses

The College offers UG and PG programs and the details about the same are mentioned in the table below:





  • Specializations: Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information Science and Engineering
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with PCM and minimum 45% marks



  • Specializations: Computer Science and Engineering
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Passed B.E./B. Tech with minimum 50%


CEC Admission

The admission process for the courses is offline. Canara Engineering College offers UG and PG courses.

For the selection in BE, it is based upon the score of JEE main or KCET, apegplicants for the same must have passed the 10+2 higher secondary education with a minimum score of 45% marks for the general category and 50% for the SC, ST and OBC classes.

The selection for M.Tech is based on the score of GATE or PGCET with 50% marks in total subjects every year for the general category and 45% for SC, ST, and OBC classes.

How to Apply?

  • Students have to visit the official link of the institute and download the admission form.
  • Students have to fill the admission form and submit it at the college address with the required documents.
  • Students have to pay the registration fees as per the listed fees for a cat or non-cat students, during admission time.

CEC Mangalore Cut-Off

The cutoff trend for the years 2016,2017,2018 and 2019 for admission into Canara Engineering College through KCET for the General category candidates are listed in the table below:






Computer Science and engineering





Information Science & Engineering





Electronics & Communication Engineering





Electrical and Electronics Engineering





Mechanical Engineering





CEC Mangalore Placements

The College has good placement opportunities for the students of both courses.

  •  A total of 225 students out of 438 students who enrolled were placed during the 2019-2020 placement season.
  • Total number of offers given to the students was 312
  • The highest number of placement was recorded in computer science and engineering department i.e. 87
  • A total of 396 students were placed during 2018-19 placements with the highest salary offer made by VMware of INR 9.12 LPA followed by Go Speedy Go which offered 6 LPA to around 22 students.
  • 113 out of 390 students got placed in Infosys during the 2018-19 placement drive.

Below given is the list of few top recruiters who had visited the College:


UST Global








L&T Infotech




Capital First


CEC Scholarships

CHSA The cleaning and hygiene suppliers associations (CHSA)scheme is for the children of employees of CHSA. The judging criteria for the scheme are based on the need, endeavor, and overall personality. Winning applicants are helped with Rs 1500 per annum for 3 years. CEC, under this scheme, has given scholarships to 216 students.

RECOGNITION FOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: Based on the academic performance and the needs of students, CEC has given scholarships to 212 students.

CEC Facilities

Central library: Central book library contains text, reference books, exam books, dictionaries, journals, encyclopedias with the open-access facility.

The central library has various sections such as the Digital library, SC-ST book bank, Reference sections, etc.

Student welfare office: SWO was established during the year 2010-11. The main objective of SWO is to make students active in every sphere of life which includes social, leadership, extra-curricular activities.

Department of physical education: the primary aim of this is to make students mentally, emotionally, and physically strong. It conducts various games and sports activities to encourage students to take care of an individual’s health.

Banks/ATMs: Canara bank branch is available there with 24-hrs ATM service for staff members and students.

Other facilities:

  • Girls and boys hostels
  • Internet facility
  • Cafeteria
  • Hospital
  • Labs
  • Transportation


CEC Mangalore FAQs

Ques. Is a hostel facility available at Canara Engineering College? What is the fee of the hostel?

Ans. Yes, there are hostel and mess facilities available in the campus with all facilities like water cooler, TV, reading room, and so on. The hostel fee per year is as listed below:



Single Occupancy Attach

INR 60,000

Double Occupancy Attach

INR 50,000

Single Occupancy Non-Attach

INR 50,000

Double Occupancy Non-Attach

INR 40,000

An additional amount of INR 10,000 must be deposited for hostel fees. The mess fees in college are on pay and eat basis.

Ques. How are the faculties at Canara Engineering College?

Ans. Most of the faculties from the college have earned either a Master’s degree or a PhD. degree. They are highly qualified and are well equipped with doubt-solving capabilities. All are quite proficient in their respective domains.

Ques. Does Canara Engineering College provide scholarships to students?

Ans. The College provides scholarships to students and the details about the same are given below:

  • CHSA scholarship has provided scholarship to 216 students
  • Based on the performance in academics, the College has provided scholarships to 212 students.

Ques. What are the facilities provided to students at Canara Engineering College?

Ans. All the basic facilities are provided to students by the campus like hostels, spacious library, cafeteria, sports, internet, transport, healthcare, banking, huge playground, AV classroom and much more.

Ques. Is anti-ragging prohibited at Canara Engineering College?

Ans. Yes, ragging is prohibited in campus and any student who found involved in any kind of ragging activity will be punished. The College has an anti-ragging committee that takes care of all ragging issues.

Ques. How many departments are there at Canara Engineering College?

Ans. The College has 5 departments namely computer science and engineering, electronics and communication engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, information science and engineering, mechanical engineering and science and humanities.

Ques. How can one contact Canara Engineering College?

Ans. One can get in touch with the college for admission-related queries on the number mentioned in official website. Candidates can also mail their query and for more detailed discussion, visiting the college is the best decision.

Contact Details

For further details and one-on-one help, please contact the undersigned

8088888710, Career Advisor


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