Atharva College of Engineering (ACE), Malad

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Atharva College of Engineering
Motto Excellence in Education
Established 1999
Principal Dr. S. P. Kallurkar
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
Affiliations University of Mumbai
Website Atharva College of Engineering
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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]

History[edit]

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.

Academics[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, five streams of engineering are taught: Electronics, Electronics and Telecommunication, Electrical, Computers and Information technology. The prescribed strength of each class is 60 for Electronics & Electrical and 120 for the other three branches.

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. Besides "Atharva cha raja" the annual Ganesh utsav is a part of the college's festivals. Apart from these, there is "E-Week" which hosted by Ember (The Entrepreneurship cell) and "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.

Canteen[edit]

The canteen is part of the Hotel management Facility of Atharva.

Sports[edit]

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

A annual sports week is been conducted in the month of march.

Infrastructure[edit]

Presentation rooms, seminar halls, auditorium, labs, and work shop 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".

Interactions[edit]

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

Facilities[edit]

WiFi internet connectivity is available throughout the institute by request.

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