Businayana Mukundadas Sreenivasaiah College of Engineering is an autonomous engineering college in Basavangudi, Bangalore, India. It is an autonomous college, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University(VTU), Belagavi. The engineering college, started in 1946 by B. M. Sreenivasiah, was the first private sector initiative in technical education in India and is run by the BMS Educational Trust. It was affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University from 1998 to 2008, and became autonomous in 2008. BMSCE is located on the Basavangudi Area Bull Temple Road, diagonally opposite to the famous Bull Temple. Though a private engineering college, it is partially funded by the Government of Karnataka. BMSCE has the largest student population among the engineering colleges in Karnataka, drawing students from other states of India and abroad. One of the oldest engineering colleges in Karnataka, it celebrated its "Diamond Jubilee" in 2006. It is also known for the annual inter-collegiate Techno-Cultural festival UTSAV, one of the prominent student-managed festivals in the country. BMSCE has also been the university champions under VTU for the most number of times by any college under the University. It is ranked among the top 10 engineering colleges in Karnataka. Many of the departments in the college like Telecommunication Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc. have been accredited by National Board of Accreditation(NBA) as TIER-1. In 2011 in university examination it topped with 32 Ranks.