Government Engineering College, Huvinhadgali started in the year 2007-08, is one among the prestigious institutions run by Government of Karnataka in rural area Located in taluka place Huvinhadagali Bellary Dist. is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgavi and approved by AICTE, New Delhi. It is the most accessible institute to the relatively weaker populace in Hyderabad-Karnataka region and the only one Government Engineering College in the backward taluka Huvinhadagali district Bellary.
The Government of Karnataka under Department of Technical Education has established 10 engineering colleges during the year 2007-08. GEC Huvinhadgali is one such college established with four branches of engineering, namely, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering.The admission to the institution is through common entrance examination conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority, Government of Karnataka. More than 70% of the students of the institution belong to backward(SC/ST/OBC)categories and majority of them from economically weaker sections from rural area.The institution is also involved in social intervention activities by assisting local bodies in technical matters related to planning and execution of their schemes.