Vijayanagar Engineering College is one of the renowned educational institutions in the state of Karnataka. Established in 1980, the college has been renamed as ‘Rao Bahadur Y. Mahabaleswarappa Engineering College’. The college currently functions under the aegis of Veersaiva Vidyavardhaka Sangha, Bellary, in Karnataka.
Vijayanagar Engineering College is affiliated to Visveswaraiah Technological University (VTU), Belgaum. Currently, the institution offers technical courses in various branches of engineering, with the approval of All India council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. Rao Bahadur Y. Mahabaleswarappa Engineering College boasts of modern facilities to ensure all round development of its students.