HSC results are out, engineering entrance results are out and the students and their parents are gonna do only one thing for next 2-3 months- Run for Admissions! The admission process in Maharashtra is quite hectic and usually consists of 2-3 rounds of iteration.
Why is it so hard? Well for starters, there are close to 50 engineering colleges in Pune. And to make the things even worse, on every college brochure you’ll find this one statement:
“One of the best engineering colleges in Pune”
So to make the life of the admission seekers a bit easier the Campus Times Pune team did a bit of research and narrowed down the list to 10 best colleges that you should try to get admission for engineering UG course.
This list is not in any particular order or rank and the selection is purely based on honest feedback and surveys. Scroll away and choose your college!
This college is the grandpa of all the engineering colleges in Pune. It is also famous for being the 3rd oldest Engineering Institute in Asia. If you get admission here, then boss! You’re set! Established in 1854, CoEP has truly become the hub of engineering studies and not to mention the long list of their notable alumni. The old architechture is remarkable and is often compared to Hogwarts (Check out some COEP campus images here) to believe.
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This college was established in 1983 and immediately rose to prominence in the education sector in Pune. It is autonomous** since the year 2008-09 and is the only college in Pune to offer Honors and Minors alongside the normal Under Graduate degree courses.
**The autonomous feature is subject to market risks. Please read the brochure carefully before taking admission.
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Pune Institute of Computer Technology, (or PICT) is a private engineering college located in Dhankawadi, Pune, India. Established by the Society for Computer Research and Technology in 1983. It offers degrees in Computer Engineering, Information Technology and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. Best known for its discipline. Oh wait, we have a detailed honest review of PICT ready for you. Just click on the link below!
Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), Pune, is an engineering college affiliated to the University of Pune, India. Established in 1983 by Vishwanath D. Karad, it is among the first engineering colleges in the private sector in Maharashtra. It has campuses in Kothrud as well as Alandi.
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Established in 1994 AIT is one of the best engineering colleges in Maharashtra that functions under the patronage of Army Welfare and Education Society (AWES). Here’s the catch: It offers admission only to the wards of army personnel.
Cummins College of Engineering for Women was established in 1991 by Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha(MKSSS) who are quite renowned in the city for their works in upliftment of women through proper educational initiatives. So, if you are looking for an ‘only girls’ college in Pune, this might be your best option.
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering, Pune (PCCOE) is an engineering college in PCMC, India. Established in 1984 as Polytechnic giant in PCMC areas turned in for Engineering degree in 1999. In a short span of time, the college has gained popularity in terms of placements. The graph keeps going up with years. Students from this college though have a different opinion about this. Find put more by clicking on the link below.
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It is only the second college in Pune University to have started working in two shifts. Apart from the regular 1800, Mechanical and Electronics and Telecommunication Departments have 60 students each in the second shift.
Rajarshi Shahu College of Engineering was established in the year 2001 by Jayawant Shikshan Prasarak Mandal (JSPM) and has grown much beyond its capacity in just 11 years. It offers 5 undergraduate courses in engineering. And psst… psst… this college does not have a wikipedia page.
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Symbiosis Institute of Technology, a constituent of Symbiosis International University was established in the year, 2008 and currently offers B. Tech programs in Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering.