The Present book deals with the user perceptions on search engines with Special reference to selected Engineering Colleges of Karnataka, India. Search engine is a tool which accesses information available on the World Wide Web. Without the search engines the information retrieval from the Web is very difficult. One may say the user satisfactory depends upon the search strategies deployed by the user. But, at the same time, it also depends upon the quality of search engine used for information retrieval. This book helps the users to understand how their research might go in a better way if the researcher possesses knowledge as which search engine gives results in what way, which search engine is efficient to find and get what kind of information and how to optimize their search using the right search engines.