The National Institute of Engineering (NIE) is an engineering college located in Mysore, Karnataka, India. It was established in 1946, and granted autonomy in 2007 from Visvesvaraya Technological University. NIE started AMIE courses in Civil Engineering for intermediate-passed students in 1948. The students were permitted to change over to the regular degree course leading to B.E. degree in Civil Engineering of the University of Mysore. Thus, NIE became the second engineering college in the state of Karnataka and the first in Mysore.