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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 College.
  • 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.

To enhance research culture.

To develop competent professionals
with human values.

  • President’s Message

    Dharmaadhikari, Reformer, Educationist, Philosopher and Philanthropist, Dr.D. Veerendra Heggade is a multidimensional personality. Significantly, what truly defines Dr. Heggade’s contribution is his determined and consistent service to the Nation. As the president of the SDME Society, he is the guiding spirit and driving force for the institution.


  • From the Principal’s Desk

    SDMCET, Dharwad has a multi-dimensional engagement with industry to industry participation in SDMCET’s mission. Our main objective remains to curtail the disconnect between educationalists and businesses by providing a cohesive learning environment for all the students.

    – Dr. K. GOPINATH

The guys behind the curtains

Whose Inspirations You Love

Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade


S. Prabhakar

Vice President

Dr. Surendra Kumar

Vice President

Dr. N. Vajrakumar

Vice President

Dr. Harshendra Kumar


Dr. Satheeshchandra S


Shreyas D

Project Director

Shri Jeevendhar Kumar



Our Students Review

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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