Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Maharashtra
Maharashtra is one of the biggest and most populated states in India. Mumbai is known as its capital and Mumbai and Pune are the educational hubs of the area. Due to the high population, the state houses a large number of colleges. If you are dreaming to be part of this city or are wondering which college is best for you to take admission in Mumbai and why you should take admission in Maharashtra? Here is the list of the top 10 engineering colleges in Maharashtra which may lighten your problems. This list is based on the list of the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and has all the required information related to admission.
1. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Known as one of the best engineering colleges in the world, IIT is one of the prestigious names in itself and IIT Bombay keeps its place in the best IITs of India. It was established in 1958 and is known as the first college to start foreign assistance. The institute is known globally as a pacesetter in the subject of engineering education and studies. The institute attracts top college students from across the country for its bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs due to the high caliber of its undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Researchers and educators at IIT Bombay are supported by a great faculty, many of whom are internationally known for their contributions to education. IIT Bombay additionally builds hyperlinks with peer universities and institutes, each on the countrywide and the global levels, to beautify studies and improve its instructional programs. The alumni have prominent themselves via their achievements in and contributions to the industry, academics, studies, business, authorities, and social domains.
In the institute, many faculties and students won many awards and honors such as Padma awards and many more. This institute is in Powai and provides very amazing facilities such as hotels, an in-house beautiful campus and many other things. Apart from studies, IIT Bombay also provides games and cultural events to the students to enhance their personalities. A number of great people from all over the country give guest lectures to the students and help them grow.
2. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
It was started in 1933 as the University Department of Chemical Technology (Still popular as UDCT) and the main purpose behind the establishment is to increase the knowledge of chemical and science technology in India. Over time it has grown into a very prestigious institute not only in the field of chemical engineering but also in education and research, training, and even industrial collaboration in the field of chemicals, technologies, biochemistry, biotechnology, applied chemistry, pharmacy, and bioprocessing. Till 2002, it was working under the Bombay University and later University Grants Commission but in 2002, it got the identity of the university of chemical technology under the TEQIP of World Bank but in 2008, it got converted with the permission of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India.
Due to its excellent performance for many previous years, it got Elite Status by Maharashtra Government, and also in 2018, this institute established the "CT Mumbai Indian Oil Odisha Campus" in the presence of the President of India (Ram Nath Kovind), Governor of Odisha (Honorable Shri S.C Samir), Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural gas (Honorable Shri Dharmendra Pradhan) and other honorable guests. Even in the past 2-3 years, this institution worked harder and kept growing.
Talking about the campus it provides amazing classrooms, well qualified and skillful staff, and hard-working teachers and also keep organizing functions and events to help students grow. If you are a student who is planning to pursue engineering in the field of biotechnology or chemicals, there is no better place than this institute to take admission in.
3. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
With the NIRF 30, VNIT is one of the best colleges in Maharashtra. VNIT was established in 1960, it offers different 9 UG programs and 24 PG programs in science, technology, and engineering streams.
If you want to take admission in VNIT, you have to clear the national-level exams. VNIT offers all kinds of national, state, and private kinds of scholarships. Till now, more than 138 research projects are done in VNIT. There are both boys and girls hostels on the campus and the placement cells of the office are dedicated and got a really good placement in the year 2021. All the program offered by VNIT is approved by the UGC.
4. COEP Pune - College of Engineering
Second oldest college of India; COEP is one of the most amazing colleges in India. It is also known as the first engineering college to offer Mechanical Engineering in India. This college is one of those few colleges which were founded by the British Government in India. In 2003, the Government of Maharashtra agreed to give it complete access to choose its own curriculum and arrange its own finance so now with the full affiliation from SavitriBen Phule Pune University it is working as an autonomous engineering college.
In 2020, they also started a management Course under the guidance of the management faculty. In the college, there is the Main Hall, the admission cell, a building with three floors and a ground floor, and many other facilities. Many states and central political members and other personalities keep visiting the campus of the institute. A very important part of being aware of the institution is that they offer admission on merit and to take admission in this college you have to score well in the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for graduation and the gate Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering for masters with a good score but with fewer fees (in comparison to other colleges at high rank) this college is a good choice.
The amazing part about this university is the college students of the College of Engineering Pune keeps three world records which are "Most people skipping on the same rope", which is still not broken, and another record of "The longest painting by numbers". It also holds a record of "Most number of people solves the Rubik's cube" on 4 November 2012, when 3248 students solved the Rubik's cube at the same time and created the world record. Before COEP this record was held by IIT Bangalore when 937 students solve the Rubik puzzle within 30 minutes.
COEP is also popular for the amazing events and functions all over Maharashtra. A popular event Regatta is their annual event and since 1928, they showcase boats (total 165 boats and also the oldest boat Eighter). Also during Regatta, many more events are shown such as are Telematches, Kayak Ballet, Shell Games, Punt Formation, Mashaal Dance, and the Arrow formation. Apart from Regatta, Mind Spark which is the national level yearly technical festival happens in the COEP which was started in 2007. Many other cultural feasts and Annual events are organized in the COEP and even powerful personalities such as ex-president Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was the part of the event. To those who want a college that can help them in learning both academics and develop their personality COEP stands best.
5. Army Institute of Technology, Pune
It is one of the best engineering colleges in India with a NIRF rank of 91. It is run by the University of Pune but if you don't belong to an army family, you cannot be a part of this college. AWES ( Army Welfare Education) and COAS (Chief Of Army Staff of the Indian Army) take care of AIOT. But if you are an Army kid AIOT can be the college of your dreams with amazing facilities of study including the e-library or library, mess, hostel, sports, and the GYM.
You can also get shopping complexes and medical facilities. The main mission of the Army Institute of Technology is to give the correct atmosphere to the army kids and help them grow physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. Even the army requires the best engineer and this is why AIOT treats every student very carefully with an environment full of creativity and innovation and motivates students to take a risk and become powerful entrepreneurs and technology leaders to develop a better society and work for the betterment of the nation.
AIOT has its own identity in the whole world because of its different and amazing goal of providing the best education and environment to grow. To take admission in AIOT, you have to qualify for a national level exam or the state level exam. The main reason behind the establishment of the college is to lessen the disadvantage of the Army wards that they don't get the chance to study in the same environment.
6. Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering Pune
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering Pune was established in 1983. It is popular for higher education since that time and it is the college of Bharati Vidyapeeth. This College has 101 laboratories, more than 43 classrooms, more than 21 tutorial rooms, a five-storied library, a computer center, seminar hall, video-audio halls, playground, auditorium, gymnasium, café and separate general store. Further, it has its own bank for students and separate hostels for boys and girls in the college campus. BVDU College of Engineering is offering various kinds of masters and under graduation programs in different specializations.
In the college, there are many events such as skill development programs and expert talks for the betterment of the students. Various researches on the various fields such as Technology and Artificial Intelligence are being done in the college. If you are a student of B.Tech and wants to take admission in the Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering, you have to qualify their entrance exam BVPCET as their 70% seats are based on this exam and for the rest of seats they choose students who qualify exams such as JEE, MHTCET, and even Management quota. And for the students of M.TECH, you have to clear their BVPCET, which is held every year in May or June.
7. Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai
This institute was started with the name of Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute and on 26 January 1997, they changed the name to Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute. It is affiliated with the University of Mumbai and the financial support of this university is done by the Government of Maharashtra. One of the oldest institutions of Asia, which is operated by the board of governors. This institute offers engineering and technical courses and diplomas, graduation, under graduation, and doctorate levels. This institute ranks 82 among all the engineering colleges in India.
Iif you want to take admission in MCA you have to qualify MCA-CET but for further courses, you have to qualify the GATE.
8. G H Raisoni College of Engineering and Management (GHRCEM)
GH Raisoni College of Engineering and Management (GHRCEM) is an Autonomous institute with NIRF rank of 130. This institute was established at Chas, Ahmed Nagar in Maharashtra in the year 2008. It is approved by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) and is associated with the Savitri Bai Phule Pune University. This institution is known as one of the best colleges in Maharashtra and in previous many years students are placed in multinational companies such as HCL, Cognizant, Infosys, and Tata Motors. GH Raisoni College of Engineering and Management, Ahmednagar is offering various Undergraduate and Post Graduation programs such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, and various other engineering programs. The college believes in providing quality education and real-world experience to the students.
The main purpose behind the establishment of this institute is to provide high-quality education and keep up with the velocity of the changing technical world to support the students to grow more and do well in the technical world. GHRCEM is one of the best institutions for students who want to grow themselves more and get all the knowledge and skills to fit in the modern corporate world. The Campus of the institute is very beautiful and provides every modern facility to the students and makes education easy and dynamic.
9. Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management
It was established in 1984 by the Shri Ramdeobaba Sarvajanik Samiti trust as Shri Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineering College (SRKNEC) in Nagpur later it was renamed to Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management. This institute is very popular for their Ph.D. and ME courses but someone who wishes for graduation or post-graduation in engineering can also find it good for them.
This institute is full-time affiliated with the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) and is associated with the All India Council for Technical Education. The college keeps an eye on the student's satisfaction and asks for their feedback every year and many events and programs are organized in the institution every year. The college provides hostels for both boys and girls (separate) and also has a sports area, library, and many other modern facilities.
10. Defense Institute of Advanced Technology - [DIAT], Pune
Another world-class institution of the Defense Ministry of India, DIAT is not like any regular engineering college. It is a special training college for future officers from Defence Research Organizations, shipbuilding agencies (such as Garden Reach ship Builders, etc), the armed force for friendly countries, Defense PSUs, IOFS (Indian Ordinance factories) and any other kind of central and state governments.
In 1952, it was founded by the Padma Bhushan and Vibhushan Daulat Singh Kothari and by a well-known Nobel Prize winner Patrick Blacknet for the Indian defense services and from then on it became one of the most prestigious colleges providing training to officers.
DIAT is providing all the Mtech and Ph.D. level courses to the officers and also conducts many certificate courses for the Army and other defense services. This university is having an area of 496 acres and works with the Military Institute of Technology (MILIT). Apart from these courses DIAT also offers certificate programs for cyber security, machine learning, artificial intelligence, etc. Anyone can easily join DIAT with the help of scholarship programs.
These are the top 10 engineering colleges in Maharashtra. In Maharashtra, there are nearby 540 engineering colleges and it is one of the best places to continue your studies most of the institution takes admission on the basis of MHT CET exams and the JEE Mains Exams but some institution also provides you with the option of management seats and direct admission (a little bit costly ).