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About SDMCET, Dharwad

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering & Technology, Dharwad was established in the year 1979 under the flagship of SDME Society and has grown into one of the nationally acclaimed premier engineering institutions in the country.

The institution has been consistently rated high, ranking within 50, among the top private engineering colleges in the country.


To develop competent professionals with human values.


  • To have contextually relevant Curricula.
  • To promote effective Teaching Learning Practices supported by Modern Educational Tools and Techniques.
  • To enhance Research Culture.
  • To involve the Industrial Expertise for connecting Classroom contents to real-life situations.
  • To inculcate Ethics and soft-skills leading to overall personality development.

Core Values

  • Competency
  • Commitment
  • Equity
  • Team work
  • Trust

Why Study at the SDMCET, Dharwad

  • One of the Top Autonomous Colleges.
  • Location and Campus.
  • Relevant Curricula & State of the Art Facilities.
  • Proven Placement Track Record.

About SDME Society

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational [SDME] Society, Ujire® was established with the primary objective of making education accessible and affordable to rural youth. With the hallmarked vision of inculcating Value into Education, at present, it manages 56 educational institutions from Kindergarten to Doctoral Studies in the state of Karnataka in India. The institutions offer quality education in the fields of General, Law, Technical, Medical and Management Studies. These institutions ensure quality through updated skill sets and value based education.

The SDME Society Trust Office is located at Ujire, which acts as the central functioning unit for all management actions for SDM Institutions. Dr. Satheeshchandra S, our distinguished Secretary currently heads the Society, under whose guidance the institutions have been functioning with renewed efficiency.

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  • Our President

    SDM Educational Society (R) is a premier educational organization functioning under the sacred aegis of Shrikshetra Dharmasthala which is not only a revered pilgrimage centre of South India, but also a unique embodiment of Dharma wherein the caste, creed and faith of pilgrims are no bar. SDME Society runs more than 45 premier academic and professional institutions spread across Karnataka under the able guidance of its distinguished President, Padmavibhushana Dr. D. VEERENDRA HEGGADE, Dharmadhikari of Shrikshetra Dharmasthala. Quality with a spirit of service guides all educational endeavors of SDM Educational Society and it offers opportunities in the wide canvas encompassing primary to professional education and covers wide arena from Engineering, different streams of Medicine, Para-Medicine, Management, Law, Commerce and General Education.


  • From the Principal’s Desk

    Dear Students, Faculty Members, and Staff, It is with great pride and honor that I welcome you to our prestigious engineering college. At our institution, we are committed to providing quality education, and we will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that you receive an education that is of the highest quality. Our faculty members are experts in their respective fields and pay personal attention to all the students . Moreover, our state-of-the-art facilities and resources complement our faculty’s academic and research knowledge, ensuring that every student receives the best in education. I am incredibly proud of our students’ academic achievements and their success in various competitions. This is a testament to their hard work, dedication, and the diverse opportunities that our college provides. Thus, as the principal of this esteemed institution, I urge all our students to make the most of the opportunities that will come their way and to strive for excellence in whatever they do. Together, we can achieve great things, and with our combined efforts, I’m confident our institution will continue its legacy of excellence.


Pillars of our Institution

Our Inspirations

Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade


S. Prabhakar

Vice President

Dr. Surendra Kumar

Vice President

Dr. Harshendra Kumar


Dr. Satheeshchandra S


Shreyas D

Project Director

Shri Jeevandhar Kumar



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To train the students to become Quality Engineers with High Standards of Professionalism and Ethics who have a Positive Attitude, a Perfect blend of Techno-Managerial Skills and Problem solving ability.

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