Adarsha College of Engineering (ACE) was founded in the year 2009 by the renowned educationist Sri. Mahesh Chandra Dhal, a visionary Educationist who believes in Hard and Smart work. It is an ISO 9001-2008 certified co-educational engineering college for Degree, Diploma and M.Tech College in Odisha. Adarsha College of Engineering is one of the top and the best engineering colleges in Odisha, India and is the first mining-engineering engineering college for both Diploma and Degree streams in Odisha. The college has been awarded with ISO 9001: 2008 certifications from PCMS in 2010 for its world class infrastructure and quality education in different spheres of engineering. The core academic processes and civil supporting services are strictly followed and scrutinized according to ISO standards, where the students' satisfaction and quality of education are given prior importance.
Adarsha College of Engineering is located in the green and lustrous mountain valley of Angul which creates a perfect studying environment. Adarsha College of Engineering is promoted by the Adarsha Educational Trust with a view to serve the region with trained and skilled engineers. The governing body of this college consists of eminent educationists, industrialists, professionals and experts.