Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology, Bhalki (Formerly Known as Rural Engineering College, Bhalki) in Bhalki is a renowned institution for higher education in technical courses, in Karnataka. Also known as REC Bhalki, the college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum. REC Bhalki came into existence in 1982 under the management of Shri. Bheemanna Khandre.
Rural Engineering College offers undergraduate level programme in the field of engineering - Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) along with postgraduate level programmes in the discipline of management (MBA) and computer applications (MCA). Rural Engineering College has a number of modern amenities within its sprawling campus.