K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology

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K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology
KJSIEIT Building
Type Private
Established 2001
Academic affiliation
University of Mumbai, AICTE
Principal Dr. Suresh Ukarande
Undergraduates 300[1][2]
Location Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Website somaiya.edu/VidyaVihar/kjsieit/

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT) was established by the Somaiya Trust in the 2001, at Ayurvihar campus, Sion, Mumbai, India. The institute was set up to impart education in the field of Information Technology and allied branches of Engineering and Technology.

The institute is approved by AICTE New Delhi, DTE Mumbai, Affiliated to University of Mumbai and Accredited by Tata Consultancy Services.


The colleges engineering departments are:

  • Department of Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Electronics Engineering


The institute is located at Sion, Mumbai. It a part of the 85-acre Somaiya Ayurvihar campus, which also houses the K. J. Somaiya Hospital, Medical College and Cancer Research Centre. The campus grounds host open cricket and football matches. The campus has one volleyball court, three lawn tennis courts, one rink football, two half-size football grounds, and one turf football ground. The campus is located off the Eastern Express Highway near Sion.

The college building is an eight-story structure and houses all the departments of the college, as well as a canteen, an auditorium, and separate girls and boys rooms which have a table tennis table for leisure.[4]

College Management[edit]

Principal Dr. Suresh Ukarande


Academic program Dr. Jayashree Vivekanand Khanapuri

Heads of Department

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Dr.Jayashree Vivekanand Khanapuri
Information Technology Prof. Uday Rote
Computer Engineering Prof. Sarita Ambardekar
Electronics Engineering Dr. Milind Nemade
Basic Science & Humanities Dr. Harsha Mishra
Placements Prof. Ghanshyam Ramchandra Phadke


To provide appropriate career opportunities to the students, the Training and Placement (T & c) Cell interacts continuously with different industries and Training Organizations. Workshops and seminars are organized for academic and overall development of the students.

Leading Recruiters Include:


KJSIEIT was ranked 9th in best engineering college in Dataquest's 2013 rankings.

AA+ by Careers360.[7]


KJSIEIT Alumni Association comprises students who have completed their final year of the four-year degree course. The Alumni Association is a platform for ex-students with the desire to make contributions to their Alma Mater. The association arranges Alumni meets every year in the month of February.

Student activities[edit]

The Student Committees host the annual technical (Renaissance)[8] and cultural (Surge) festivals along with other extracurricular activities held throughout the year at KJSIEIT. These include:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers[9] (IEEE): IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.[10]

Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE): Is one of the oldest technical bodies in India.It was started in the year 2009 in KJSIEIT.[11]

Computer Society of India (CSI): The students chapter of CSI was formed in 2009. Technical and non-technical activities are held throughout the year. The annual technical festival Renaissance is organized jointly by the CSI committee along with many events through the year.[12]

Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell): Beginning in March 2009, it is an association managed and driven by students to promote entrepreneurship among students. It is associated with the National Entrepreneurship Network {NEN} to interact with like-minded people. The E-Cell organises events like E-Week, Campus Company, Techno-preneur workshop and E-Movies.[13]

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET): It is a professional society for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150000 members in 127 countries.It has been started in year 2013[14]