About The College

P. A. College of Engineering (P.A.C.E.)


P. A. College of Engineering is an engineering college located in Karnataka, India. It is situated at Konaje, 25 km from Mangalore. Likewise, P.A. College of Engineering was founded in 1999 by the Kerala-based businessman Dr. P.A. Ibrahim. Approximately 1,450 engineering students graduate each year.

The college was established with a sanctioned intake of 240 students per academic year; 60 students in each of four disciplines such as Electronics and Communication, Telecommunications, Computer Science, and Information Science. Since then, three additional disciplines have been added – Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology, and Civil Engineering.

Above all, the Electronics and Communication, Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Computer Science departments each have dedicated research centers.

The trust continued its venture of establishing and running successful educational institutions. Moreover, a Pre-University College was opened in the academic year 2005-06 with Science & Commerce streams having a combined student strength of 350.

The main building on the 60-acre campus was designed by Walker Sadekar architects of Mumbai.

The latest venture of the Trust is P.A. Polytechnic, which was established in 2006. P.A. Polytechnic offers Diploma education in Electronics & Communication, Electrical & Electronics, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering.


Facilities Provided by PA College of Engineering Mangalore

Central Library


At present, the library has 30,264 volumes of books covering all branches of engineering and reference books such as encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, GATE, GRE books & literature books. likewise, the library has almost 11000 square feet of area, the library is a treasure house of knowledge with lots of books. In addition to the library 782 project reports, 1033 bound volumes of journals, and also ITDP Book bank collection of 1019 books. Above all, the students can make use of the books all the time. Similarly, Computer Systems are also present with an internet connection.




Boys and girls have different hostels within the same campus. Adequate toilets with spacious rooms are provided. Above all, mess serves good quality food for the students. Similarly, wardens are there to monitor the students. Round-the-clock security and surveillance cameras to ensure safety. Further, a mini-library and reading rooms are available. Prayer Hall, General store, stocks all basic items for students. In addition, uninterrupted water and power supply. The medical facility provided to sick students.


Bank & ATM


The college has a Vijaya bank with an extension counter inside the campus. Similarly, ATM services are also available inside the campus for easy financial transactions.




There are both indoor and outdoor sports facilities for the well-being and healthy life of students


Classrooms & Labs


Well designed and ventilated, classrooms with audio-visual teaching aids to make learning meaningful. As well as Laboratories and workshops provide well-equipped modern and sophisticated equipment.


Wi-Fi Seminar halls &  Auditorium


Seminar halls and multipurpose halls help to conduct Events like Guest lectures, conferences, and projects presentation. Moreover, A 2000 capacity Auditorium with an audiovisual facility for organizing National/International conferences, workshops, and seminars.


Wi-Fi Enabled Campus


Wi-Fi enabled campus with an internet speed of 55mbps. This facility allows students to access uninterrupted Internet connectivity anywhere within the campus.


Cafeteria & Store


The spacious cafeteria serves a variety of hygienically prepared food. Besides a separate dining area is available for girls, boys, and staff members. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is available. Meanwhile, the departmental store arranged all the necessary items for students and staff.




A well-equipped gymnasium is available within campus for students and faculty


Other Facilities


Also, P.A College of engineering provides facilities within the campus for instance postal and courier service, photocopy and binding, and laundry services. Furthermore, diesel generators and transformers ensure an uninterrupted power supply for the entire campus. As an eco-friendly attempt to conserve water, An Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) helps to provide recycled water for gardens on the campus.


Courses Offered by P.A College of Engineering



Engineering is one of the most sought-after career options amongst Indian students because of the lucrative career opportunities it offers. Similarly, there are different specializations in Engineering, and each specialization has varied career prospects. Above all, it is also important to choose the right specification in BTech. This will help you in reaching your career goals and aspirations. Accordingly, PA college of engineering provides the 5 important sectors of engineering such as Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science & Technology, and Civil Engineering. Although 2 new specializations have emerged in engineering namely AI/ML engineering and Biotechnology.


AI/ML Engineering


The Department of AI/ML Engineering was established in the year 2021 with a vision to apply AI/ML skills at various levels like IT knowledge, managerial skills, and technical advancements and hence to address the demanding needs of IT industries and R&D sectors.

The department has affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). The Department offers a four years Bachelor’s degree program.

Accordingly, the department faculty members have established themselves in nationally and internationally recognized research programs, including those of interdisciplinary nature. Similarly, to strengthen these research activities, the department has established a good setup of Research and Development Laboratories.

The Bachelor program of AI/ML will help to utilize the concept of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning, deep learning in innovative research areas such as

  • Defense Sector
  • Data science
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Image Processing
  • Data Mining
  • Database Systems
  • Network Security
  • Mobile Communication
  • Bioinformatics
  • Parallel Processing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Big Data
  • Hadoop
  • Block chaining




Department of Biotechnology at P. A. College of Engineering established in the year 2002, conducts four years B. E. in Biotechnology program under Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum.

Besides, Biotechnology is the fastest-growing knowledge-based sector in India and the rest of the world. Biotechnology is the use of biological processes or product to manufacture products intended to improve the quality of life and environment.

The salient feature of the department is as follows

  • Well qualified and dedicated faculty with specialization in core fields of biotechnology
  • Well-equipped VTU approved Research Centre to conduct research in frontiers of Biotechnology
  • Innovative ideas of students are pitched and incubated through, Ktech-innovation hub, Government of Karnataka and MSME-incubation Centre, Government of India
  • Published more than 60 research papers in the National and International Journals and two books that were prescribed as textbooks by various state and private universities
  • Three major research projects financially supported by the Ministry of Earth Science, New Delhi, and the Department of IT, BT and ST, Government of Karnataka
  •  The placement and training department as well as the Biotech alumni platform help the students to get careers in bio-processing industries and research laboratories.
  • Guidance for students who like to pursue Master’s and Doctoral programs in India, USA, Europe, Canada, and Australia


Master Of  Business Administration (MBA)


P. A. College of Engineering, Mangaluru has affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, approved by AICTE, New Delhi. Furthermore, it has been imparting management education since the year 2001. Similarly, personality enhancement programs are a part of the teaching-learning process.

Above all, the institution has been successful in producing business class leaders & entrepreneurs. Due to the ethically backed professional grooming, our alumni are part of titans in the industries such as GE, E&Y, Vodafone, Airtel, Accenture, Reuters, IBM, Saint Gobain, KPMG, Infosys and Axis Bank, etc.

Academic Facilities Centre for Management Studies & Research (MBA)

  • teaching and research facilities are already among the most modern in the country and continue to improve.
  • Well-designed and ventilated classrooms, seminar hall with modern teaching aids such as wall-mounted LCDs, auto-lock screens, air-condition cushion chairs, etc.
  • Full-fledged Computer Laboratories with high-speed internet facilities, the latest software, printers, and other peripherals are provided. This helps the students to download information from various web portals which helps students to prepare their project reports, paper presentations, etc.
  • Well stacked library with latest books on core and functional subjects on management, national and international journals, magazines and newspaper is functioning in the department.


Placement and Training Cell


The Training and Placement cell at PACE assists the students to recruited by top companies across various Industries. Above all, the objective of the Training and Placement Cell is to help the students identify their career goals and provide an edge into the present-day competitive job market.

Likewise, under the guidance of the Training and Placement head, assisted by a dedicated team of Placement Officer, Placement executives, Staff Coordinators, and Student Coordinators, the placement cell ensures that the students undergo the training required to transform them into industry-ready professionals.

Besides, the scope of work of Placement Cell extends from organizing workshops to providing internships to students in various organizations during summer breaks and preparing students for the final placements.

Top Recruiters

Google for Google Apps for Education through Google Partner

Indwell Automation, Pune.

Novigo Solutions, Mangalore – Collaborative Research / Projects

Infosys-Campus Connect

IIT Bombay-Spoken Tutorial RESOURCE center.

TCS-  selected as an online examination center.

HCL Talent Care, Bangalore.

Location / Contacts

Working Hours

Now Closed UTC + 5.5
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sunday Day Off

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Items Reviewed - 7

College Life
Fathima Nusri

Fathima Nusri


Meant for education and hostel facility is good with excellent food of south Indian thali and fresh fish from the sea.

Rahul shetty

Rahul shetty


Well, the college is best in teaching, the environment is good which also impact in students mind, the college is also recognized for the most number of placement since my childhood i was interested in computers I wanted to become a software engineer, also in pre University i became more attractive towards coding it became my hobby, thus was the reason to opt computer science engineering.

Farooq Ali

Farooq Ali


In my opinion the college is veryy well and good. I liked the college very much. As I am now currently studying in the second year if engineering. The college is very good with experienced faculties. There are well equipped machines provided in particular labs for the students to perform their experiments and each computer is provided for each student for their programs.

Devanki Rai

Devanki Rai


They many positive about our college. The faculities provided are very good they are very supportive and the hostel facilities provided buy the college is very good. The college is very strict its my opinion.




Best college, cheap rate canteen, good environment, good staffs, helpful students, college bus facility available different buses for girls and boys, encourage for the sports students , best placements

Nishanth k

Nishanth k


There only positive review that I found about this colleges good environment .college is surrounded by trees good refreshing cooling space .but one fault I found about this college is that if you are guy who bunks regularly you must be ready to pay huge amount of money as condonation to college as we require 85 percentage attendance to write the main exam.




Positive remarks is college ambience is very good with environmental campus. Our campus is about more than 60acres. College is maintaining a very good discipline here. They provide uniform to all first year students

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