|“Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University |
College of Engineering, Pune”
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University College of Engineering, Pune (BVDUCOE) established in 1983, a constituent unit of BVU (University with ‘A’ Grade status by MHRD, accredited to Grade ‘A’ by NAAC in 2004 and 2011) and holds a place of pride and is amongst the most reputed institute. It has been ranked to 61st by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) with criteriawise ranking as 5th in Graduate Outcome (GO), 13th in Outreach and Inclusivity (OI), 44th in Teaching Learning Resources (TLR) and 62nd in Perception (PR). This also made institute to stand 4th in the State of Maharashtra. Further, DATAQUEST-CMR national survey also ranked this institute to 4th among private technical institutions of India, 29th by Times of India and 41st by OUTLOOK. This is the only institute selected by MHRD for its Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-II – 1.1 Programme) for the grant of Rs. 4 Crores. |
BVUCOE, Pune offers 09 graduate, 08 post graduates programmes and Doctoral programmes in 08 disciplines. All Programmes are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) twice and we have applied for third cycle of accreditation.
Institute has its own spacious well designed building measuring 26,286 sq. m. and it houses 101 labs, 43 class rooms, and 21 tutorial rooms. The library of the institute is a five storied building and houses periodical section, computer center, reading hall, reference section. It contents more than 60,000 books, 15,000 volumes, 80 national and 81 international journals subscription and digital library facility. Digital library of institute with 66,944 number of journals in e-form is one of the richest source of knowledge in e-form for students and faculty members. The Library, Laboratories, Equipments, Learning resources and Software constantly get upgraded and updated in tune with the changing time. An Investment of Rs.119.95 million is made in the last five years.
The structured faculty development programme has strengthened quality of Teaching - Learning Process in the institute. 35 faculty members with Ph.D. qualifications have been proved as resources for research, innovations and sound Teaching – Learning Process. As a part of quality improvement programme 04 number faculty members were deputed to International Universities, Institutions of national importance such as IIT, NIT etc. for qualification improvement. Team of 206 faculty members with average experience 11.7 years and average age 38.3 years indicates teachers with fine blend of experience and youth. Faculty members are well conversant and trained for use of latest softwares and latest equipments being purchased every year as policy of upgrading laboratories. In last five years college has invested Rs. 119.95 million in laboratory upgradation. Institute organized 138 number of continuing education programmes in last five years to keep sharpen skills of faculty members. Further, 1389 faculty members were deputed to attend various workshops and training programmes for sharing and enhancing their knowledge. Faculty members also play active role in curriculum development as Member of Board of Studies of various subjects and other statutory bodies of the University.
The research quality is indicative of the university penchant for quality. The research publications in reputed international and national refereed journals and conferences have shown a steady and significant rise over the years which is aptly reflected by 1091 Research papers publications in reputed national and international journals in last five years. Grant of Rs. 152.73 Lakhs from funding agencies such as UGC, DST, DRDO, AICTE etc. fetched by faculty members is strong indicator of research aptitude of faculty members. Seed money up to Rs. 3 lakhs under Institutionally Funded Research Programme (IFRP) nurtures research aptitude of faculty members. 575 number of publications in standard research databases such as SCOPUS, Web of Science, Google Scholar etc. in last five years throws light on quality of publications by faculty members of this institute. These publications by faculty members have received 137 number of citations in the same period. Institute has 02 patents to its credit and filed 18 patents in last three years.
The institute has collaboration with international universities such as North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, USA, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN), USA, The University of Tokushima, Japan, ARM University, USA and with industries such as TCS, SKF India Ltd. Every year one faculty member is deputed for Ph. D. programme in NCAT with scholarship. Students of M. Tech. (Nanotechnology) joins JSNN, USA to pursue their dissertation research work for six months with scholarship to the tune of $1000 per month. Further, NCAT, USA, The University of Tokushima, Japan contributes intellectually as well as financially to organize biannual international conference NANOCON. Three editions of NANOCON are conducted since 2010 with their association. In association with Eduvance & GAATsis, a “ Center of Excellence in Embedded Systems” is established in the Institute with donation of Educational kits like ARM development boards from ARM University Program and PSoC kits by Cypress Semiconductors are used for developing projects in the sponsored laboratory. TCS supports students and faculty members for faculty enablement programmes and student development programme. Establishment of Lubricant Conditioning Monitoring Laboratory is outcome of collaboration with SKF India Ltd.
Being Deemed University college takes advantage of academic autonomy in making the curriculum industry oriented and enable students to make employable. In-plant training (45 days), courses such as Professional Skill Development introduced as integrated part of course structure. In-plant training enable students to interact within their associated industries for gaining practical field experience and professional exposure. Curriculum is Choice Based Credit System which makes students path of joining international universities for their higher studies smoother.
Today, soft skill development is more pertinent to a student’s professional career. The institute regularly arranges training programme in the area of personality development, aptitude test, group discussion and personal interview. Through its Employment Enhancement Programme (EEP) designed for third year students comprising communication skill, quantitative analysis, corporate culture, IT Training and soft skills, student’s employability issue is addressed. This programme is conducted in association with professional institutes of national repute for effective execution and implementation. To enhance their professional experience and get them head start in the industry, an innovative programme is initiated on student mentoring “Saturday @ BV”, wherein speakers are entrepreneurs and high ranked corporate who share their experiences, hardship and their corporate journey.
In it’s long, multi-pronged, persistent and pain staking efforts for producing quality engineering professionals, institute has produced more than 1068 entrepreneurs in last 15 years.