Sinhgad College of Engineering
|Sinhgad College of Engineering|
|Motto||तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय
Lead me from darkness to light
(motto of the STES as a whole)
|President||Prof. M. N. Navale|
|Principal||Dr. S. D. Lokhande|
|Campus||Located at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune.
Size: 50 acres (entire STES campus)
|Affiliations||University of Pune, accredited by the AICTE|
|Website||Sinhgad College of Engineering|
Sinhgad College of Engineering is a technical education institute in the city of Vadgaon (Budruk), Pune, India. The institute is affiliated with the University of Pune and managed by the Sinhgad Technical Education Society (STES). The college takes its name from the nearby Maratha fort. It has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation and recognized by the AICTE. The institute has also been awarded an "A" Grade by The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra State, Mumbai.
65% of students are admitted on the basis of marks scored on the Maharashtra Engineering Entrance Test (CET) and 15% of the students from outside Maharashtra state are admitted through the All-India Engineering Entrance Exam (AIEEE).
The training and placement cell on the campus is in charge of preparing students in the third (and sometimes fourth) year to appear for campus interviews. In recent years, companies such as Microsoft, NVidia, Persistent Systems, Accenture, Symantec, TCS, IBM India, Cognizant, Infosys, SunGuard, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, General Motors, TCTS, CMC Ltd, Lafarge, Daimler Chrysler, Shapoorji Pallonji, Cyronics, and Kirloskar Brothers have been some of the companies that have actively recruited undergraduates. For the past three years maximum salary reached to 8 lacs/annum, with the average being around 2.5 lacs/annum. The placement scenario of the past years is as follows (academic year, then number of placements):
- 2003-04 129
- 2004-05 217
- 2005-06 257
- 2006-07 276
- 2007-08 319
- 2008-09 269
- 2009-10 282
- 2010-11 279*
Recently in 2012 Barclays Investment Bank has also approached SCOE for offering placements and internships to students from branches like IT and Computer engg with high salaries. For 2012, Barclays selected 1 student from SCOE and 4 from SKNCOE(sister institute) for the position of Analyst with an undisclosed high salary. .Microsoft has joined the league of placement giving companies in the previous year and selected a couple of students. Students here surely have a promising future if they have an above average academic record.
Student organizations and clubs
Sinhgad College of Engineering hosts a wide range of student bodies to cultivate a sense of community among the students while at the same time providing them with opportunities and challenges. SCOE's many organizations and clubs help foster a spirit of leadership development and event planning among the students as well as act as a platform for interacting with alumni and industry professionals. The activities of these organization is managed by a specially elected student body under the guidance of an assigned staff coordinator.
List of the Student Organizations & Clubs:
- Abhiyanta Manch
- The Arts Circle
- The English Club
- Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
- The Sinhgad Environmental Conservation Organization (SECO)
- The Sinhgad Robo Club
Sinhgad College Of Engineering's sister institutes are Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Engineering, Vadgaon; Sinhgad Academy Of Engineering, Kondhwa, Sinhgad Institute of Technology & Science, Narhe and Sinhgad Institute Of Technology, Lonavala,RMD Sinhgad School Of Engineering warje pune. NBN Sinhgad school of engineering(NBNSTIC, AMBEGAON). Sinhgad Academy of Engineering Kondhwa also has an art circle.
Sinhgad College Of Engineering witnesses one major fest during an academic year, namely The Sinhgad Karandak, which is further divided into 4 fests namely Sports Karandak, Neon, Techtonic and Spectrum. Where Sports Karandak is a sports fest, Neon is a cultural fest, Techtonic is a technical fest and Spectrum is a management fest. Techtonic, Neon and spectrum runs for around 10 days in the first week on February.