Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, also known as JN National College of Engineering, is located in Shimoga, Karnataka. The college was started in 1980 by the National Education Society, an organization founded by freedom fighters. JN National College of Engineering is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, for imparting quality education ever since its inception.
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering offers technical courses at various levels, all of them being approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and by Government of Karnataka as well. Spread over an area of 40 acres of land, the college provides all the basic amenities that are required for the smooth conduct of the courses.