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The Micro Engineering Certification Program is intended to predominantly enhance skill set in a specific technical area and receive significant credentials. This certification program is jointly offered by Department of Computer Science and Engineering and ME-RIISE (Malnad Enclave for Research, Innovation, Incubation, Startups and Entrepreneurship) , Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan in collaboration with reputed Academic Institutes and Industries.


The Malnad Enclave for Research, Innovation, Incubation, Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship (formerly STEP) began its right course of action by empowering young minds to generate innovative ideas and empowered them with constant support, through its immense amount of efforts. It has been a golden gateway for the students of MCE to pursue their dream of becoming a self-reliant entrepreneur ever since.

ME-RIISE possesses a vision to engender graduates with their magnificent skills in the arena of innovation and technological development of products / services. It has successfully completed a multitude of events with umpteen numbers of students getting benefitted through each and every one of them for their all-round development.

ME-RIISE operates based on the following objectives:

● To foster a culture of innovative enterprise and entrepreneurship activities among youth.
● To connect institution with industry for providing various services.
● To setup own incubators and build collaborative networks with other incubators.
● To catalyze and promote development of knowledge based and innovation driven enterprises and promote employment.
opportunities amongst youth (students).
● To convert innovations into successful products.

Effective working of the team has been possible with an efficient co-ordination by Dr. A. Geetha Kiran, summed with the dedicated efforts of all the student members of the cell with a constant support of the college administration and our ever encouraging principal Dr. C.V. Venkatesh and former principal Dr. K.S. Jayantha

ME-RIISE looks forward to continue on its successful venture of establishing student start-ups by incubating innovative ideas which benefit the society as a whole. It aims to improve passionate young minds and motivate them furthermore to embark on a victorious journey right from this graduation milestone of their career and professional life.


To engender industry ready graduates possessing magnificent skills in the arena of innovation and technological development of products/ services.


Hassan, Karnataka

Ever wondered if an institution can be so diverse with varied thinking, ideas, culture and turn out to induce as one? That is MCE to you. MCE has set a benchmark as one of the most premiere institutes in the country.Giving responsible and technically sound engineers to the nation. It’s not only an institute but a hub of technical associates whose aim is to excel in this pertained field. The seed of MCE was first sowed in the year 1960 by the then chief minister Mr. B. D. Jatti, under the second five year plan of the Government of India. It was a joint venture between, the Government of India, Government Of Karnataka and the Malnad Technical Education Society.Today MCE has grown in a huge fashion, with a strong base. MCE is one of the oldest Government Aided engineering colleges. It was affiliated to University of Mysore, Visveswaraya Technological University and now from the year 2007, it stands high and proud as an Autonomous institute.The college has got ISTE award as one of the best engineering colleges in the country.It has also got funding from world bank under TEQIP III. The institute is built on a campus of about 42 acres in one of the prime location.MCE is dedicated to give quality education to budding engineers with modern infrastructure like library, labs, and research centers.It also imparts life, fitness skills to protrude students to top heights. The college offered UG courses in mechanical, electrical and civil programs initially but now offers 9 UG and 6 PG programs. Even after 59 years, the motto “NAHI JNANENA SADRUSHAM” In Sanskrit meaning “NOTHING IS EQUAL TO KNOWLEDGE” remains achieved.


A glimpse of key collaborations and activities conducted by ME-RIISE are:

MHRD Institution Innovation Council

Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India has established ‘ MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions(HEIs). The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire, and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them int prototypes while they are informative years. MIC has envisioned encouraging the creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses. In collaboration with ME-RIISE (Malnad Enclave for Research, Innovation, Incubation, Start-ups, and Entrepreneurship ) Institution Innovation Cell has been established in the college with the vision of fostering innovation and support students to enrich their spirit of entrepreneurship.

Collaboration with ICT Academy

ME-RIISE has association with ICT Academy which has led to the establishment of Centre of Excellence powered by Autodesk and Fusion 360. Workshops conducted: Fusion 360, Revit Architecture and Salesforce Developer 402 Awards:
• State Cloud Championship Award and best under institution for extensive participation in Cloud literacy month 2018
• Coordinator of ME-RIISE was awarded with best cloud champion award under coordinator category in cloud literacy month 2018
• ICT Academy Partner’s In Growth Awarded for outstanding partnership and active participation in initiatives of ICT Academy

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

ME-RIISE, has also found a cause in bringing transformational change in rural development under Unnat Bharath Abhiyan. Five villages around Hassan have been adopted and activities are being conducted to move towards holistic development of the villages.

New Age Innovation Network (NAIN)

ME-RIISE is associated with New Age Innovation Network and is working towards bringing up incubation centers that will encourage students, researchers, scholars, and alumni to share their ideas, nurture, and bring out technical solutions to problems that are local-centric.
Entrepreneurship development and mentoring are one of the ten initiatives of KIG 2020 for creating new opportunities and jobs. One of the tasks under this head is to build ‘ KARNATAKA NEW AGE INNOVATION NETWORK.’ The main objective of the NAIN Scheme is to encourage students, research scholars, and alumni to share their ideas to solve the chosen problems which are local-centric and to validate, refine, and nurture the ideas. Incubation Center shall provide an eco-system to convert the ideas in proof of concept and upgrade them to a level of commercial value. After successful incubation, encourage and lead the teams towards setting up a business enterprise

MoU with Atal Incubation Centre

ME-RIISE has a MoU with Atal Incubation Centre, Jyothi Institute of Technology, Bangalore. This association has provided a platform for collaborative research between two different institutes and various other activities.

Memorandum of Understanding With


Innovation & Centralized Research Laboratory

Innovation lab of ME-RIISE fosters innovative activities and supports students to enrich their spirit of entrepreneurship. The innovation lab comprises IoT facilities for developing innovative projects and high-performance computing facilities for carrying out research. The Innovation Lab has facilitated the following activities and has led to establishment of two Startup Ventures.