Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology

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VIIT, Pune.
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Type Private
Established 2002
Endowment Bansilal Ramnath Agrawal Charitable Trust (BRACT)
Chairman Shri. Rajkumar Bansilal Agarwal
Principal Prof. (Dr.) Bilavari Karkare
Location

Vishwakarma Institute Of Information Technology,Survey No. 2/3/4, Kondhwa (Budruk)

Pune-411048, Maharashtra, India Phone Number = (020)26932600
Affiliations Savitribai Phule Pune University
Website www.viit.ac.in

The Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (VIIT) (Marathi : विश्वकर्मा सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान , पुणे.), is an Autonomous Institute of engineering in Pune, India. Established in 2002, it is affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University. The college is run by the 'Bansilal Ramanath Agarwal Charitable Trust.' This year, University grant commission has granted Autonomous status to VIIT, pune.

it is consistently ranked as one of the top colleges in Pune, with the recognition and approval of the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. VIIT has been accredited by NAAC and has received 'A' Grade with CGPA of 3.14. In 2016, "VIIT awarded as 'Outstanding Engineering Institute - West" by Vijayavani National Education Leadership Awards.[citation needed].

Courses[edit]

VIIT offers following courses.[1]

PhD Program[edit]

Undergraduate[edit]

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) courses are for a duration of four years:

College Activities[edit]

National Service Scheme (NSS)

The college has established a strong group under NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME for contributing towards the society.As part of this, the college has adopted a village Jamgaon Disli approximately 35 Km from Pune,near Mulshi, for various social development activities.As a result of the efforts taken by our students, the village Jamgaon has recently acquired the Status of NIRMAL GRAM in January 2010.

Sci-Tech (tech fest)

sci-tech is annual science exhibition of VIIT in which students from FE to BE participate with their projects, New ideas and engineering research.

Gandharva (annual fest)[edit]

Every year since 2002, VIIT has hosted Gandharva, an annual social affair. Gandharva includes various events like sports days, a Funfair, quizzes and competitions. In January 2012, the event was accompanied by the launch of a website, a logo and merchandise. it also includes cultural activities like singing, music, dancing. Each year, Gandharva is celebrated for 3–5 days.

Robocon[edit]

Robocon is Asia's largest robotics competition. A student-organized team from VIIT is sponsored by the college.

Firodaya and Purushottam karandak[edit]

Team "AVISHKAR" is a cultural team of the college that participates in the prestigious acting and cultural competitions held in Pune. Student teams work on their acting and oratory skills. Over one lac is spent by the college on both the events separately. since past few years, VIIT has achieved great status in Firodiya and Purushottam karandak.

  1. II nd Position in Firodiya Karandak 'Jayaprabha' in 2016.
  2. III rd position in Firodiya karandak 'Handle with care' in 2014.
  3. II nd position in Firodiya karandak 'Pazar' in 2013.
  4. I st First Position in Firodia Karandak 'Positive' in 2011.
  5. Finalist in Firodiya Karandak 'Time Please' in 2008.
  6. IV th position in Firodiya karandak 'Daav' in 2017.
  7. Best Organizing Team in Purushottam Karandak 'To Mazi Vaat Pahat Asel' 2010.
  8. Best Organizing Team in Purushottam Karandak 'Andhalyaa-Khidkyaa' in 2009.

Entrepreneurship Development Cell[edit]

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) is a student body organization that develops entrepreneurial skills. EDC aims to bridge the gap between technical knowledge and management skills. EDC annually hosts a national entrepreneurs summit called 'Vishwapreneur' that attracts entrepreneurs and government authorities to share their knowledge and experience. Also 'corp-strata' is the event of FE student which is hosted annually. National-level business competitions, industrial visits and guest lecturers conducted throughout the year for students and professionals. As of 2016 the cell is headed by President Karan Jhaveri, supported by a dedicated team of third year engineering students under the mentorship of Ravindra S. Acharya.[2]

Sister institutes[edit]

The BRACT runs the following institutes:

Vishwakarma Institute Of Information Technology (VIIT),Kondhwa BK,Pune,Maharashtra

Vishwakarma Institute Of Technology (VIT), Bibvewadi,Pune, Maharashtra

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vishwakarma Institute Of Information Technology Pune". Viit.ac.in. 2013-04-17. Retrieved 2014-01-21. 
  2. ^ "Automotive Industry Technology". Edcviit.in. 2013-12-05. Retrieved 2014-01-21. 

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