LIST OF TOP ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN PUNE BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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The top engineering colleges in Pune include popular BTech colleges like College of Engineering, Defence Institue of Advanced Technology, Army Institute of Technology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, and even MIT World Peace University.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune: Rankings

The top institutes are ranked by various ranking agencies every year based on different categories like state-wise, city-wise, stream-wise, etc. Agencies ranking the top engineering colleges in Pune include NIRF, Times, Week, QS Ranking, Outlook, etc.  These agencies use various parameters to rank the institutions.

Some of the popular examples for ranking lists include Top Engineering Colleges in India, Top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka, etc. Agencies base their rankings on different parameters like Placements, Faculty Quality, Exam Pattern, Graduation Outcome, etc. Some of the top rankings are given below.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with NIRF Ranking

College Name NIRF Ranking 2020
College of Engineering 50
Defence Institute of Advanced Technology 63
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering 99
Army Institute of Technology 109
Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University 138
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology 165
Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha’s Cummins College for Women 173
Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Technology 196
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering 197

NIRF is the official ranking agency of India and ranks institutes for 8 different categories including Engineering, Management, Law, Pharmacy, etc. The agency also releases an overall ranking of all the top colleges in India. NIRF ranks the institutions across India based on 5 parameters:

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources
  • Research and Professional Practice
  • Graduation Outcomes
  • Outreach and Inclusivity
  • Perception

NIRF has ranked the College of Engineering as the best engineering college in Pune in 2020.

  • College of Engineering is also one of the cheapest colleges in Pune.
  • The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology has been ranked as the best college in Pune for postgraduate studies in Pune.
  • The institute has however seen a drop of 6 ranks this year. It has returned to its originak ranking as in 2018.
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering and Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University are the top-ranked private institutes according to the NIRF ranking.

NIRF Ranking Parameters

Source: NIRF Official Website

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with Times Ranking

College Name Times Engineering Survey Ranking 2020
College of Engineering  6
MIT World Peace University 15
Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering  17
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology 18
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering  21
All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society’s College of Engineering  39
Indira College of Engineering and Management 40
D Y Patil University School of Engineering & Technology 44
BRACT’s Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology 75
ISB&M School of Technology 80
All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society's Institute of Information Technology 104
SCTR's Pune Institute of Computer Technology 125
International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) 137
Singhad College of Engineering 138
  • According to the Times survey, the highest-ranked engineering college in Pune is the College of Engineering, Pune. The rank has improved by 1 from the previous year.
  • The top private engineering college in the city according to the Times survey is MIT World Peace University with rank 15 in 2020.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with Outlook Ranking

College Name Outlook Ranking 2019
College of Engineering  15
Symbiosis Institute of Technology 41
Cummins College of Engineering for Women 45
Bharati Vidyapeeth University College Of Engineering  46
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering  54
Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University 84
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology 97
Indira College of Engineering and Management 100
JSPM-Rajashri Shahu College of Engineering 108
BRACT’s Vishwakarma Institute of Information and Technology 132
  • Outlook has ranked College of Engineering, Pune as the best engineering college in Pune with an overall rank of 15 in India.
  • The institute has seen a drop of 4 ranks this year as it was ranked 11th in 2018.
  • The rank of most of the top engineering colleges in Pune has decreased from the previous year.
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology and Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Engineering are also ranked as the top private engineering colleges in Pune by Outlook.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with Fees

College Name BTech Fees
College of Engineering INR 1,60,000
Army Institute of Technology INR 6,52,000
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University INR 4,80,000
MIT World Peace University INR 12,40,000
Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology INR 6,56,000
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering INR 5,48,000
MKSSS’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women INR 7,20,000
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology INR 7,20,000
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Pune) INR 9,36,000
Symbiosis Institute of Technology INR 11,20,000
MIT Academy of Engineering INR 6,20,000
MIT-WPU Faculty of Engineering INR 12,40,000
AISSMS College of Engineering INR 5,44,000
Jayawantrao Sawant College of Engineering INR 4,50,000
DY Patil College of Engineering INR 4,92,000

Top Private Engineering Colleges in Pune

College Name Fees
MIT World Peace University INR 12,40,000
VIIT Pune INR 6,56,000
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering INR 5,48,000
MKSSS’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women INR 7,20,000
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology INR 7,20,000
Symbiosis Institute of Technology INR 11,20,000
MIT Academy of Engineering INR 6,20,000
AISSMS College of Engineering INR 5,44,000
Jayawantrao Sawant College of Engineering INR 4,50,000
Pune Institute of Computer Technology INR 3,86,000

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with ROI (Return on Investment)

College Name Average Annual Fees Average Placement Package ROI Rank*
Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering INR 1,29,541 INR 4,00,000 1
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology INR 1,79,379 INR 4,00,000 2
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering INR 1,20,000 INR 2,50,000 3
Symbiosis Institute of Technology INR 2,60,000 INR 4,00,000 4
Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University INR 2,95,000 INR 4,28,000 5

*ROI= (Average Placement Package)/(Average Annual Fee)

Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering ranks as the best engineering college in Pune ROI wise. The institute offers an average placement package of INR 4 lakh in comparison to the average annual fee of almost INR 1.3 lakh.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune: Admission Process

There are 128 engineering colleges in Pune accepting scores of different entrance exams. The private institutes are more in Pune as compared to the government institutes. The ratio is better explained with the help of the cart below.

top engineering colleges in pune public and private

Source: Official Survey

The admissions to the B.E/ B.Tech and B.Arch courses in all the private and government institutes are done through both national and state-level examinations. Some of the top private colleges conduct their own exams. The list of some of these exams is mentioned below.

JEE Main It is a national level examination for admission into B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch and B.Planning programs at NITs, IITs, CFTIs and other institutions across India.
MHT CET It is a state-level examination, accepted for admissions in B.E/ B. Tech and Pharma courses in top engineering colleges in Pune. 
NATA It is a national level examination for admission into B.Arch and B.Planning courses.
GATE GATE is the national level examination for admission into master courses like M.Tech. in IITs, NITs, CFTIs and other institutes across India. GATE score is also accepted for jobs in many PSUs.
SET It is the entrance examination for admission into various courses at Symbiosis International University.
BVP CET This is a university-level examination for admission in various courses at Bharati Vidyapeeth University.

College of Engineering, Pune

College of Engineering, Pune is referred to as the best engineering college in Pune. It has been ranked 50 by NIRF ranking 2019, ranked 7 by Times ranking 2019 and ranked 15 by Outlook ranking 2019.

  • It is an autonomous institute of Government of Maharashtra and is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.
  • It offers 10 B.Tech and 24 M.Tech courses in several interdisciplinary and emerging technology specializations.
  • The admission to undergraduate courses is done through MHT CET and JEE Main. GATE scores are accepted for admission into postgraduate courses.
  • From the last 3 years, the approved student intake for UG courses has been 756 and 475 for PG courses.
  • The average annual fees of B.Tech courses is INR 98,850 and INR 1,14,850 for M.Tech courses.
  • More than 150 companies visit every year to hire B.Tech and M.Tech students.

College of Engineering Pune Seat Intake

Source: College of Engineering Official Website

Placement data of UG courses of the previous 3 years

Academic Year No. of students graduating No. of students placed Average salary package
2017 - 2018 728 584 INR 6.50 lakhs
2016 - 2017 752 570 INR 6.50 lakhs
2015 - 2016 734 639 INR 6.50 lakhs

Placement data of PG courses of the previous 3 years

Academic Year No. of students graduating No. of students placed Average salary package
2017 - 2018 412 243 INR 7 lakhs
2016 - 2017 373 252 INR 7.10 lakhs
2015 - 2016 391 194 INR 7.70 lakhs

college of engineering pune placement package

Source: College of Engineering Official Website

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering is affiliated to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, which is among the top 10 private institutes in India. It is ranked 99 by NIRF, 46 by Outlook, 62 by the Week, and 23 by Times Engineering.

  • The college is rated as an ‘A’ grade Engineering College by NAAC. It is approved by AICTE, accredited by NBA and recognized by UGC.
  • The institute offers UG and PG courses in Engineering. Admissions are done through BVP CET, MHT CET and JEE Main for UG courses and GATE scores are considered for PG courses.
  • The approved intake for the previous 3 years has been 750 for UG courses and 144 for PG courses.
  • The average annual fee for UG courses is INR 1,20,000 and INR 52,450 for PG courses.
  • The average salary package is INR 4 Lakh and the highest salary package goes up to INR 8 Lakh.

The following table shows the placement data of the UG courses for the previous 3 years.

Academic Year No. of students graduating No. of students placed Average salary package
2017 - 2018 674 575 INR 3.75 lakh
2016 - 2017 569 495 INR 4 lakh
2015 - 2016 548 478 INR 4.85 lakh

The following table shows the placement data of the PG courses for the previous 3 years.

Academic Year No. of students graduating No. of students placed Average salary package
2017 - 2018 102 80 INR 5.10 Lakh
2016 - 2017 95 70 INR 4.20 Lakh
2015 - 2016 94 68 INR 4.24 Lakh

bharati vidyapeeth university college of engineering pune placement package

Source: Official Institute Website

Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University

MIT World Peace University has been among the best private institutions in India. It is affiliated to the MIT Group of institutions. The university has been ranked 138 by NIRF in 2019, 19 by Times Engineering and 84 by Outlook.

  • The University is recognized by the UGC under the Govt. of Maharashtra Act. They offer B.Tech, B.Des and M.Tech courses for engineering studies.
  • MIT World Peace University gives admission through JEE Main and MHT CET for UG courses, and for PG courses they consider the score of GATE.
  • More than 700 companies visited the university campus in 2019 and more than 1,500 students were placed from all the departments.
  • The average CTC is INR 4.28 lakh and the highest CTC was INR 19.06 lakh.

Placement data of UG courses of the previous 3 years:

Academic Year No. of students graduating No. of students placed Average salary package
2017 - 2018 1405 714 INR 3.50 lakhs
2016 - 2017 1396 749 INR 3 lakhs
2015 - 2016 1292 741 INR 3.25 lakhs

Placement data of PG courses of the previous 3 years:

Academic Year No. of students graduating No. of students placed Average salary package
2017 - 2018 73 10 INR 3.38 lakhs
2016 - 2017 164 57 INR 3.50 lakhs
2015 - 2016 162 87 INR 3.45 lakhs

mit world peace university placement package

Source: MIT World Peace University Official Website

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune: Entrance Exam Wise

The colleges in the city accept the scores of multiple entrance exams like JEE Main, BVP CET, GATE, MHT CET, etc. The highest number of colleges accepting the score of a particular exam are 79 for JEE Main and 64 for GATE. We have listed some of the top engineering colleges in Pune below according to the entrance exam scores they accept and not accept.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with JEE Main Cutoff

College Name JEE Main Cutoff
MKSSS’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women 12247
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune 29345
Pune Institute of Computer Technology 1269
International Institute of Information Technology, Pune 7118
JSPM Narhe Technical Campus 56869
Vidya Pratishthan’s Kamalnayan Bajaj Institute of Engineering and Technology 42702
Singhad Institute of Science and Technology 54996
Modern Education Society’s College of Engineering 29378
Indira College of Engineering and Management 59617
Siddhant College of Engineering 60202

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is the national level eligibility test for admission into undergraduate engineering programs at NITs, IITs and other centrally funded technical institutes (CFTI).

  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts this exam and many institutes consider the score of JEE Main for admission into B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch and B.Planning courses.
  • The exam is conducted twice a year in the month of January and April.
  • More than 12 lakh students appear for this exam every year.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with MHT CET Cutoff

College Name MHT CET Cutoff
College of Engineering 179
MKSSS’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women 142
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology 158
MIT Academy of Engineering 139
Pune Institute of Computer Technology 167
International Institute of Information Technology 130
JSPM Narhe Technical Campus 95
Dhole Patil College of Engineering 85
Singhad College of Engineering 121
Indira College of Engineering & Management 90

MHT CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) is a state-level examination for admission into engineering courses (B.E and B.Tech) in the state of Maharashtra. The exam is conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai and is mandatory to get admission in many institutes in Maharashtra.

  • This is an online exam conducted every year in the month of April.
  • Most of the institutions consider 50% weightage of class 12th marks and 50% weightage of MHT CET scores.
  • Around 4.13 Lakh students appear every year for this examination.
  • Around 335 colleges accept the scores of MAHA CET overall.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune Through GATE

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a national level examination for Master of Engineering (ME), Master of Technology (M.Tech) and direct Ph.D. admission to IITs, NITs, CFTIs and other top institutes across India.

  • The exam is jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee and IISc Bangalore on a rotational basis on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB-GATE).
  • The exam is conducted once a year in the month of February. Around 10 Lakh students appear for this exam every year.
  • The GATE score is accepted by about 1140 colleges in India 64 colleges in Pune.

Some of the top engineering colleges in Pune through GATE are:

  • College of Engineering Pune
  • Defence Institute of Advanced Technology
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering, Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune
  • Vishwakarma Institute of Technology

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Top Engineering Colleges in Pune: Placement Wise

With the presence of some of the reputed universities like Bharati Vidyapeeth, Savitribai Phule Pune University and MIT World Peace University, the top engineering colleges in Pune register good placements every year.

  • The average placement package in the top colleges remains around INR 4-6 lakh per annum.
  • College of Engineering, Pune is ranked highest according to the placement package. The average engineering package in the college is INR 6.5 lakh, and the highest package stays around INR 33-35 lakh.
  • The other institutes like the Army Institute of Technology, MIT World Peace University, and Symbiosis Institute of Technology show an average salary of INR 4 lakhs.
  • Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune also provides a good package with the highest being INR 14.5 lakhs.
  • The highest package in the MIT World Peace University this year has gone up to INR 19.06 lakhs.

Top Engineering colleges in Pune average package

Source: Official Institute Websites

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune with Average Salary

College Name Average Salary
Jayawantrao Sawant College of Engineering INR 2,50,000
MIT WPU Faculty of Engineering INR 6,50,000
Pune Institute of Computer Technology INR 7,75,000
MKSSS’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women INR 4,26,000
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology INR 5,70,000
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) INR 7,58,000
Symbiosis Institute of Technology INR 6,55,000
MIT Academy of Engineering INR 5,08,000
Army Institute of Technology INR 7,00,000
MIT World Peace University INR 3,20,000

Placements also depend a lot upon the specialization you choose. In the case of engineering courses, branches like CSE and IT register some of the highest packages for the students. Click on the links below to check the top engineering colleges in Pune placement wise.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pune for Computer Science

College of Engineering MIT World Peace University
VIT Pune Pune Institute of Computer Teachnology
Cummins College of Engineering for Women DY Patil University
Symbiosis Institute of Technology Pimpri Chanchwad College of Engineering

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Top Engineering Colleges in Pune: FAQs

Ques. How is the best college ranked?

Ans. Various agencies like NIRF, Week, Times, Outlook, etc conduct a survey using various parameters and rank the institutes based on the data collected.

Ques. Which college is known as the best engineering college in Pune?

Ans. College of Engineering Pune is ranked as the best college in Pune, according to the ranking of NIRF, Times and Outlook.

Ques. What are the exams that need to be attempted to take admission in the top engineering colleges in Pune?

Ans. JEE Mains, MHT CET for UG courses like B.E/ B.Tech, NATA for B.Arch and GATE for PG courses.

Ques. What are the top engineering colleges that conduct their own exams?

Ans. Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering conducts its own exam called BVP-CET and the Symbiosis Institute of Technology conducts its exam called SET.

Ques. Can I apply for MHT CET, if I am not a citizen of Maharashtra?

Ans. You can still be eligible for MHT CET. The candidate having Indian Nationality can apply for this exam.

Ques. Is there any age limit for MHT CET?

Ans. There is no age limit. 

Ques. Is it necessary to give NATA for admission in B.Arch course in the top engineering institutes?

Ans. No. Most of the top colleges do not consider NATA scores. The admission into B.Tech is also available through the scores of JEE Main.

Ques. Which of the top engineering institute is least expensive?

Ans. College of engineering is least expensive with an average annual fee of INR 98,850 for UG courses.

Ques. What are the top engineering Institutes that have good placements?

Ans. College of Engineering Pune, Army Institute of Technology, Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering, Pune and Vishwakarma Institute of Technology.

Ques. Top Engineering Colleges that have the highest CTC till now?

Ans. College of Engineering with INR 33.8 lakhs, MIT World Peace University with INR 19.03 lakhs and Symbiosis Institute of Technology with INR 14.5 lakhs.

Ques.  What is the average salary package of all these top engineering colleges in Pune?

Ans. The average salary package ranges from INR 4-6 lakhs.

Reviews

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7.3 /10

Campus Life :

Annual fest and tech fest both are conducted on the month of January and both of them are quite lit. They are organized and arranged by the students for the students. The whole campus changes its colors during the fest. Everyone is really happy, motivated and full of joy during the fest. The name of the gets is Sinhgad Karandak. The class rooms are equipped with projectors and all the other facilities that are present in a normal classroom. A huge array of sports is available. You can also be a part of the music, dance or art teams and also technical teams.

Course Curriculum Overview :

I love biology but I have try hemophobia and I faint after watching blood so I couldn't opt for becoming a doctor. I want to do research in quite a few subjects and all those subjects are taught in Biotechnology, so it was a win win situation for me. The student faculty ratio is around 40:1. All teachers have done Masters and a few have done PhD. Almost all teachers are good at teaching. Term exams are conducted on time according to the date provided and they are easy if you study regularly well in advance.

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

The fees is quite high for general students and it lowers according to the category The student belongs to. The fees of OBC is almost half of that of general. Scholarships and financial assistance is available only for people with very low income. On campus jobs are not available.

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HJ
9.7 /10

Campus Life :

The college infrastructure is awesome and very big. The are fest in college and It’s great and some special are traditional day and you will love to go over there and you will enjoy. There are books and library is very big you can get any book. There is only one smart TV for teaching and benches to sit and talk to your friend. There are sports activity and other things to do in the college it’s a very huge ground you can play anything. There are clubs are more than 15 clubs you can select for more than one club also.enjoy over your club .

Internships Opportunities :

Yes they provide internship for second year and for some course there are compulsory for you to do internship because it’s there in credit.For some course you are not supposed or it’s not compulsory for you to do internship. Then it can be of one month or two month or more depend on the company and they will provide projects to you or not that depend on them. If you think you will get paid for it , that decision will be upto them so get ready for your college life.

Course Curriculum Overview :

I have took bba ca and I'm interested in this course because as we know about technology used in future. AI and other things language of programming all to understand and used for further things. The ratio of the student is 50:50 so it’s good amount of students and faculty are also very well graduate and very friendly with students. In a year you are supposed to give 6 exam 3 internal and 3 external exam.

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8.7 /10

Campus Life :

Aissms college also known as ' All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society's ' college of engineering is one of the top colleges of pune and has a lush green campus, with a blend of modern and traditional architecture. The college was founded in 1992 and has been ever-glowing since. The laboratories are huge and have all the necessary equipment available. Also the hostel facilites are quite good and the mess serves good food. There is a huge ground for sports and overall hygiene is maintained

Placement Experience :

Placements of the college are fairly good.The placements of the Computer and IT department are great but of the ENTC department not so good. The average salary is of 2-3 lakhs per year and that to not all students are placed. About 60-70 % are placed but the rest have to find a job of their own. Companies like Siemens, Cipla,Syntal,BridgeStone,etc come here for the campus placements. The highest salary offered is of 6-7 lakhs. The college is pretty supportive of the students.

College Events :

The college has a really good campus life. The cultural and technical fest of ' ALACRITY ' is celebrated with great enthusiasm. There are more than 50 competitions in which students from all over Pune take part in. The entry fee is like 50 rs and the winners have good cash prizes also. The winners of the competitions are felicitated by the director on the main stage during the final day and also there is a DJ where everybody enjoys a lot and the event is great fun.

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9.7 /10

Placement Experience :

According to the placement data of our college for the year 2019, a total of 252 companies participated in the recruitment drive.Number of companies visited - 252Placement percentage - 86%Average Salary : 3.5 LPA to 4.5 LPATop Recruiters:3DPLM SoftwareAmazon IndiaAmdocsAMW MotorsAngular MindsAsahi Glass INDIA Pvt. Ltd.Atlas CopcoAtosCapegeminiTata Consulting ServicesTata motorsWiproInfosysLinkedIn. Many more.Placement cell of our college helps students a lot.They start student comfortable regarding preparation of placement since 3rd year.They take a lot of mock interview.And the soft skills department and all the Teaching faculty are also very helpful for students in the scenario of placements.

Course Curriculum Overview :

When I was in First Year a new Pattern of Course Curriculum has introduced from 2019 known as FE2019. It Consists of 2 major exams INSEM and ENDSEM per semester. Actually in every 4 years a pattern introduced by University.All the Faculties were very good and Supportive and with great Teaching methodology.And also there a Workshop Present in our college which teaches us in the Industrial department of Carpentary, Tin Smithy, Welding and many more such labs.Every Labs of Department were well equipped and proper equipments.Mechanical engineering Dept. Lab was very good as it comprises of Turbines and Machines and their actual representation.

College Events :

Campus Life is all good.All the Events takes place in the month of January - February.All the Cultural and Technical events takes place within 11 - 12 days.Cultural and Technical events are really awesome.Sports events are also conducted within the events week.Many Students participates in Coding events.Every departments in our college conducts their own cultural and technical events.Jalsa, Fahrenheit 2k19, Cultural Night 2k19 were among top events conducted n our college.

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