BLDEA`s Vachana Pitamaha Dr. P.G. Halakatti College of Engineering & Technology, Bijapur is one of the renowned institutes of BLDEA Society, which runs several institutes in various fields. BLDEA stands for Bijapur Liberal District Education Association. The college is also known as Dr. PG Halakatti College of Engineering & Technology, Bijapur. Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, the institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and accredited by Council of Architecture.
BLDEA`s College of Engineering and Technology was incepted in 1980, by enrolling students to three courses, namely, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. The college was rechristened to Dr. PG Halakatti College of Engineering & Technology in 1995. Since then, it has been maintaining high quality in the education imparted by it. Today, it conducts courses in several branches of engineering.