Mumbai is known as the Financial Capital of India. This title has been bestowed upon the city because it is the largest source of revenue for the country. For finance to flourish, industries and other ancillary sectors need to have a rapid and continuous development rate. The top engineering colleges in Mumbai make this development a reality by training and producing talented engineers every year.
Listed below are some of the best engineering colleges in Mumbai
- Institute of Chemical Technology
The Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai is one of the highest-ranked engineering colleges in India. It is accredited with an ‘A++’ grade by the NAAC and is a Deemed University that is run by the Government of India.NIRF has formulated a rank of 12th for ICT, Mumbai and this is a testimony to the high-quality education that is imparted in the institution. Professor Jude Sommerfield of Georgia Tech, USA surveyed in 2011 according to which ICT, Mumbai ranks amongst the top 10 chemical engineering colleges in the world. This rank has been maintained since the mid-1970s.
- Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute is one of the oldest engineering colleges one can find in the Asian continent. Therefore, by this virtue, it is a regular in lists that have the top engineering colleges in Mumbai. It was formerly known as the Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute and was renamed on the Indian Republic Day of 1997. The institute is funded by the Government of Maharashtra.The median package in placements through this prestigious institute is around Rs. 7.84 lakh in the Engineering and Architecture field.Some of the eminent and influential alumni of this institute are –
- Potti Sreeramulu (fasted until death for the freedom of the Telangana state)
- Jagdish Chandra Mahindra (Founder of the Mahindra & Mahindra Group)
- Pirojsha Burorji Godrej (Founder of the Godrej Group)
- Sekhar Basu (Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India and former Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)
- KJ Somaiya College of Engineering
The KJ Somaiya College of Engineering in Mumbai has been ranked at 182 by the NIRF in 2019. It comprises of 2 buildings named after 2 of the founding fathers of Indian science – Bhaskaracharya and Aryabhat. It has received an ‘A’ grade accreditation by the NAAC and is an autonomous privately-owned institute. The average undergraduate engineering degree course fee in this institute is about Rs. 6.76 lakh and almost all these courses have 120 seats. Being a Gujarati-owned institute, there are funded scholarships available for Gujarati students.
- KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology
The KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology is a part of the Somaiya Vidyavihar and as such is the sister college of the KJ Somaiya College of Engineering. This institute has also been accredited with an ‘A’ grade by the NAAC. The average fee for undergraduate courses in this college is about Rs. 6 lakh. This institute specializes in Information & Technology and has had numerous alumni going on to the IT capitals of the world to follow successful career paths. To promote a holistic approach to learning, the institute also has an Astroturf for its students who are sports enthusiasts.
- Sardar Patel College of Engineering
The Sardar Patel College of Engineeringis affiliated to the University of Mumbai and is a Government-aided autonomous college of engineering. It was founded in 1962 and has consistently been ranked as one of the best engineering colleges in Mumbai since its inception. Along with the JEE Main, students can gain admission into this renowned college through GATE and MAHA CET. It is one of the few Mumbai engineering colleges to have achieved and ‘A’ grade accreditation by the NAAC.It has 4 engineering departments of study –
- Sardar Patel Institute of Technology
The Sardar Patel Institute of Technology is an unaided institution run by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan Trust founded as the unaided wing of the Sardar Patel College of Engineering in 1957. It received its autonomous status in 2017 becoming the youngest university to achieve this status in Mumbai.Each department of study has its own students’ organization. They collectively organize Oculus, a techno-cultural fest in January on a grand scale. They collaborate with several NGOs to conduct this fest which helps raise funds for charitable causes.
- Thadomal Shahani Engineering College
The Thadomal Shahani Engineering College was founded in 1983 by the Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board and is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The institute has a huge library that houses 40,000 books and over 2000 digital e-books along with a wide variety of other digital content. Some of the companies that recruit from this institute are –
- Morgan Stanley
- Tech Mahindra
- Larsen & Toubro IT
- BNP Paribas
- JP Morgan
The Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering in Mumbai was founded in 1994 by the Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal Charitable Trust. It is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai and in a mere 25 years of its operations, has become one of the top engineering colleges in Mumbai. The institution offers 8 undergraduate, 3 postgraduate, and 3 Ph.D. courses that are all accredited by the NBA (National Board of Accreditation).
The students who clear their JEE Main examinations successfully have the above-mentioned options from which they can choose the beginning of their career path. If you are searching for current affairs and General knowledge updates online. Must visit GK in short once.
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