Govt College of Engineering Pune was initially known as “Poona Engineering Class and School”. It is the third oldest technical institute in the Indian subcontinent which was established by the British in the year 1854. Earlier, it was affiliated to the University of Mumbai and then later on, it was brought into permanent affiliation with the University of Pune. In 2003, it was granted freedom to set its own curriculum and manage its own finances.
Admissions to COEP(College of Engineering Pune) are strictly based on merit list only. Undergraduate admissions are currently based on the scores that students got in Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education.
Admissions to the B.Tech.course will be conducted in the month of June/July every year according to the Institute program. For admission into the college, an advertisement will be published in the month of April/May in National level English newspaper, State level Marathi Newspapers as well as on the Institute website. Admission to all the categories of students is given on the basis of GATE scores and/or an interview/admission test held usually during the month of June or July every year. It is mandatory for every candidate to appear for the Entrance Test and the Interview process.
Since the time of its inception, the institute has invested heavily in curriculum and pedagogy to prepare the students to face the competitive world of engineering. The modules are designed in such a way to provide the cutting edge application of theory, combined with an industry boundary protocol that ensures that the students are industry-ready. The college offers a four years full-time program of Bachelor of Engineering that consists of eight semesters. Government College of Engineering Pune communicates on Bachelor of Engineering in various disciplines such as Computer engineering, Civil engineering, Electronics & communication engineering, Electrical engineering, Instrumentation & Control Engineering and many more.
The top colleges are ranked by various ranking organizations every year based on different aspects like state-wise, city-wise, stream-wise, etc. Organizations ranking the top engineering colleges in Pune consists of NIRF, Times, Week, QS Ranking, Outlook, etc. These organizations use different parameters to rank the institutions.
Some of the famous examples for ranking lists include Top Engineering Colleges in India, Top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka, etc. Organizations base their rankings on various parameters like Placements, Faculty Quality, Exam Pattern, Graduation Outcome, etc. Some of the top rankings are given below.
NIRF is the official ranking agency of India and ranks institutes for 8 different categories including Engineering, Management, Law, Pharmacy, etc. The organizations also release an all over ranking of all the top colleges in India. NIRF ranks the institutions across India on 5 below tabulated parameters:
Teaching, Learning & Resources
Research and Professional Practice
Outreach and Inclusivity
NIRF has Ranked the College of Engineering as the Best Engineering College in Pune for the Year 2019.
College of Engineering in Pune is also one of the cheapest colleges.
The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology has been ranked as the best college in Pune for postgraduate studies in Pune.
The institute has an improvement of 6 ranks this year.
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.
There are around 128 engineering colleges in Pune which accept scores of different entrance exams. The private institutes are more in Pune as compared to the government institutes. Below tabulated are the list of entrance exams which are accepted in Engineering colleges in Pune.
MHT CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test)
NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture)
GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
SET(Symbiosis Entrance Test)
BVP CET(Bharati Vidyapeeth Common Entrance Test)
Students can take admissions with any of the tests given above. Their admission process becomes easier if they have attempted these tests.
Govt College of Engineering Pune has played a vital role in research and in providing technical manpower and expertise to the country. Over the years, the placement record of the Institute has been exemplary, with a record of excellent placements.
College of engineering
Defence Institute of Advanced Technology
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Architecture
National Institute of Construction Management and Research