Sinhgad College of Engineering

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Sinhgad College of Engineering
Motto in English
Lead me from darkness to light
Parent institution
Sinhgad Technical Education Society
PresidentProf. M. N. Navale
PrincipalDr. S D Lokhande
around Pune
CampusLocated at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune.
Size: 50 acres (STES campus)
AffiliationsUniversity of Pune
WebsiteSinhgad College of Engineering

Sinhgad College of Engineering is a technical education institute in the city of Vadgaon (Budruk), Pune, India. It was established in the year 1996 with 4 UG Programs and a sanctioned intake of 240 students. 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 NAAC.[1]


The campus is vast and houses as many as 50 colleges in it. The classrooms are clean and airy with well-equipped laboratories.The multistory central library includes study halls with spread across 4 floors with a rooftop cafe on the top floor.The campus is WI-Fi enabled alongside which it boasts of huge amphitheater nestled within the lush green campus,a plethora of eating joints and the Spring-dale School lawn. Also the campus has three lawn tennis courts,a basketball court,a football field and a mid-size cricket ground.

Hostel facilities for Boys and Girls is available on campus.Every year the students are allocated different hostels depending on year and subject of study. The college is completely free of ragging,providing a conducive study environment.Most of the hostel rooms have attached washrooms and with amenities like hot water for bathing,filtered drinking water and room cleaning services along with pest control. There is mess facility available too for each hostel which serve decent food for survival.Besides there are various other options like canteens and nearby food street which a kilometer or so away from the hostels.

Few common facilities of Sinhgad institutes : Hostel and Mess(Both for Boys & Girls), Security(24Hrs), Accessibility & Transport (Municipal Transportation Buses to important locations in pune), Campus Clinic (well equipped), Shops (basic needs, stationary, bus and train bookings, etc.), Banking (banks & ATM), Recreational Facilities (sports, cultural, etc.).


65% of students are admitted on the basis of marks scored on the Maharashtra Engineering Entrance and 15% of the students from outside Maharashtra state by management quota

Student organizations and clubs[edit]

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:

  • Singad Student Council.
  • Abhiyanta Manch
  • Quantum (E&TC Department)
  • Cyber Times (Computer Engineering Department)
  • Prayas Club
  • The Arts Circle
  • The English Club
  • Kshitij
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • The Sinhgad Environmental Conservation Organization (SECO)
  • The Sinhgad Robo Club
  • IEEE student's chapter(E&TC)

Apart from these clubs each individual department has its own Student body to carry out Departmental activities.

Sinhgad Karandak[edit]

Sinhgad Karandak is Sinhgad Institutes' Annual Flagship Event and Pune's largest Inter- College Fest. Sinhgad Karandak is the biggest annual flagship festival in Pune. Sinhgad Institutes initiated this event in 2006. A month long Sinhgad Karandak includes sports competitions of a month and a week long cultural events. 1000+ International Students, 70000+ Students, 10000+ Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff, 5,00,000+ People connect is the strength of Sinhgad Karandak. It consists of four major sections i.e. Neon, Spectrum, Techtonic and the Sports Karandak.

Neon, which is pune's hottest cultural fest includes events like Solo Singing, Fashion Show, Mr. and Ms. Sinhgad, Duet Singing, Aegis of Rock, Solo Dance Group Dance, Stage Play and much more. Every year Neon is inaugurated with a massive concert featuring The Chainsmokers in 2016, Jay Sean in 2015 while Edward Maya in 2014 and many more .Sinhgad Karandak has featured many Bollywood celebrities as guests and as judges for various events.

Techtonic, which is co-organized by 8 Engineering institutes, 6 MCA institutes and 1 Diploma institute of Sinhgad Institutes, brings in plethora of events inclined towards technology and innovation. Development of technology for the betterment of society forms the core vision of Techtonic. This extravaganza is a blend of 317 events, which include competitions, workshops and seminars

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Coordinates: 18°28′11″N 73°50′12″E / 18.4696°N 73.8367°E / 18.4696; 73.8367