Usha Mittal Institute of Technology
|Usha Mittal Institute of Technology (UMIT)|
|Motto||Stepping up to the Pinnacle of Success|
|Principal||Mr. Sanjay Pawar|
|Location||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Usha Mittal Institute of Technology (UMIT) is an engineering college in Mumbai affiliated to SNDT Women's University. It was formerly known as the Institute of Technology for Women (ITW). The institute is directly managed by the SNDT Women's University and is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and the University Grants Commission (UGC).
SNDT established the Institute of Technology for Women in 1997. The institute offered a four year Bachelors Degree course in Computer Science and Technology, Electronics and Communications and Information Technology.
After a generous donation from the Lakshmi Niwas Mittal Foundation, the institute was renamed Usha Mittal Institute of Technology.
UMIT has over 800 students and 50 faculty. It is the only all-girls Engineering Institute in Mumbai.
UMIT has student chapters of a number of organisations: IEEE,Computer Society of India (CSI) , Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)and E-Elite(National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN)). The college also has an National Service Scheme(NSS) unit. The college holds an annual cultural festival, Arcane Illusions. The various councils also hold their festivals. CSI organizes the technical festival Abhivyakti while IEEE organizes 360 Degrees.
In 2009, UMIT hosted the national level conference cum technical festival Tech Tornado, organised by the ACM Students chapter. The chapter sponsor is Dr. T.J.Mathew. The 2009 trophy was won by PSG Coimbatore.