It is affiliated to VTU & recognized by the AICTE. Established in the year 1962 by People's Education Society, currently known as People's Education Trust, with the help of philanthropic farmers of Mandya District.
In 1962 it started with Civil, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering branches.
In 1971 the Electronics and Communication branch was commenced.
In 1980 Automobile Engineering and Industrial & Production Engineering followed.
In 1983 Computer Science and Engineering , Environmental Engineering in 1987 and Information Science and Engineering in 2000 were added.
The institute also offers P.G courses like M-Tech in Envi Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computed Aided Design in structures and Computer science and engineering, Land and water management & MCA.