The East Point College of Engineering and Technology was established under the aegis of M G Charitable Trust founded by the Educational Visionary Dr. S M Venkatapathi, in the year 1999. The engineering college even after 19 years is a feather in the cap of the trust which is running a dozen educational institutes in its various campuses such as Jnanaprabha and HSR Layout in Bangalore, India and its international School in Dubai.
The vision of the trust is “To Establish Institutions and Centers of Excellence to Impart Professional Education in a Learner Centric Environment”. This vision is ably complimented by the mission of the engineering college “To Empower Individuals through World Class Holistic Education Combining Wisdom of the East and West for Individual Excellence; Development of Society and Promote Universal Peace and Harmony”.The Engineering College is located in the vast Jnanaprabha campus amidst large palm trees and forestry, with four major buildings hosting all the administration, academic departments, class rooms, laboratories, seminar halls, computer centers, library, placement and training cell, sports facilities, and many other amenities. In addition, the campus also provides separate hostel for boys and girls with excellent kitchen and dining facilities.
The general canteen and other student services are also available in the campus. The vast playground and indoor sports facility is a centre of main attraction for sports enthusiasts. Our own state of the art ultra modern hospital associated with our own East Point Medical College provides the very required health care to all our students, staff and faculty.
Currently, the college offers six undergraduate B.E. programs with an intake of 720 students; seven post graduate M.Tech. programs with an intake of 126 students; and six research centers offering M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs. All the programs are duly approved by AICTE, New Delhi and the college is recognized by Government of Karnataka and affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgavi.
Majority of our students are placed in various companies like ABB LTD., AMAZON INDIA, IBM INDIA PVT LTD., MPHASIS LTD., CAP GEMINI, HP, SONATA SOFTWARE LTD., QUINNOX CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD., TECH MAHINDRA LTD., DELL / EMC, RAZOR THINK, ACCORD SOFTWARE, UNISYS INDIA PVT LTD., FIRST AMERICAN, EMC2, TRIVENI TURBINES, MU SIGMA, AJAX ENGINEERING, SWITCHGEAR, INCADEA, IMS HEALTH CARE, SUBEX LTD., TECHNO FORTE, JUSPAY TECHNOLOGIES, FUJITEC INDIA PVT. LTD., HP ENTERPRISES, QUICK MOVE TECHNOLOGIES, CRM IT SOLUTIONS, WISSEN INFOTECH, AVETEC LTD., MONARCH BUILDERS & CONSTRUCTIONS, RELIANCE GEO, etc.
The students not only enrich themselves with technical knowledge but also have lots of opportunities to learn and showcase their extra and co curricular talents in the departmental clubs and forum activities, the inauguration fest, freshers welcome, the alumni meets, the cultural festival “SAMSKRUTHI”, the sports meets, the graduation day, and so on.