Atharva College of Engineering (ACE), Malad

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Atharva College of Engineering
Motto Excellence in Education
Established 1999
Type Education and Research Institution
Principal Dr. S. P. Kallurkar
Students 1920
Undergraduates 480 (annual intake)
Location Malad, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
19°11′52″N 72°49′35″E / 19.197854°N 72.826502°E / 19.197854; 72.826502Coordinates: 19°11′52″N 72°49′35″E / 19.197854°N 72.826502°E / 19.197854; 72.826502
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Mumbai, AICTE
Website Atharva College of Engineering

Atharva College of Engineering is an engineering college in Malad, a western suburb of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Established in 1999, the college won the National Level Innovation Award twice for the Eweek 2009 and Eweek 2012 Championship.[citation needed]


Atharva College of Engineering was founded in 1999 at Borivali(W), Mumbai. It was located in a temporary building adjacent to MK college and in the premises of a junior school in Borivali. Later it moved onto its own campus in Charkop, Malad (West) in 2001.

Organization and administration[edit]

Sunil Rane is the Founder Secretary of Atharva Educational Trust and Executive President of Atharva Group of Institutes which runs the college. Gopinath Munde (Ex-Deputy Chief Minister Of Maharashtra) is the President of the Atharva Educational Trust. Dr. S. P. Kallurkar is the Principal.

College festivals[edit]

  • "Rhythm" is the college's annual festival, taking place in even semesters.
  • "Techithon" is a festival targeting current technology, when games and seminars take place in Techithon. It takes place in Odd semesters. Each year Techithon has a theme.Rock Shows are a common during festivals.
  • "Atharva cha raja" the annual Ganesh utsav is a part of the college's festivals.
  • "E-Week" which hosted by Ember (The Entrepreneurship cell)
  • "IEEE-360°" by IEEE Student Chapter. In 2012, Atharva won National level Nilima-Rovshen Innovation & Creativity award from NEN (National Entrepreneurship Network). In 2013, Atharva won National level Championship Runner up award from NEN.[citation needed]

Academic departments[edit]

Atharva College of Engineering is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, government of Maharashtra, and is affiliated to University of Mumbai.

As of 2013, four streams of engineering are taught:


The college has a cricket ground, volleyball court, basketball court, and gym.


Presentation rooms, seminar halls, auditorium, labs, and workshop are on the campus, with recreational rooms, swimming pool, game room.

This college is the only college in University of Mumbai to host a state-of-the-art Atharva Satellite Ground-Station developed and run by the students of the college under the support and guidance of the college management.

Student organisations[edit]

Organisations in the college include the "Student's Council", "Ember" (The Entrepreneurship cell), "Paradigm of Life", "CSI-Atharva Student's Chapter", "IEEE-Atharva Student's Chapter" and "NSS-Atharva Student's Chapter".


The college has connections with CSI and IEEE (India).


Atharva college of engineering was ranked 98th in the top 100 engineering institutes in India and 48 in private institutes of India by Times of India. IN 2014-15 survey by times group ace ranked at best 5th engineering college in Mumbai and ranked 48 in private engineering college

Grading system[edit]

ACE follows the Percentage System as followed by the University of Mumbai.

Percentage Classification / Division
70% and above Distinction / Outstanding
60% and above but below 70% First class
50% and above but below 60% Second Class
40% and above but below 50% Pass Class
Below 40% Fail


Admissions for ACE are based on JEE-MAINS exams

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