Founded in 1998, Visvesvaraya Technological University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Belgaum (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Karnataka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 21 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.