VJTI Mumbai

VJIT-Mumbai-Logo

 


 
 
History:

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), was established in the year 1887 and is  one  amongst the India's top engineering  institutes. It is situated in Mumbai. VJIT was until 26th January 1997 known as the Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute. Since being granted autonomy in July, 2004, VJTI is no longer under the administrative purview of the university, though it is a division of the University of Mumbai and its degree is issued by the Mumbai University. The VJTI is associated to the Mumbai University. The Institute started with the Licentiate Diploma in Textile Technology but over a period of 120 years later it has developed to its present status which has about 3500 students in the campus pursuing their M.Tech.,  B.Tech., Ph.D. degrees and different diploma courses and Post graduate Diploma courses.

 Campus:

The Institute is sited well within the heart of the city of Mumbai, near the Five Garden area and King’s Circle. On the western side, the institute lies closest to the Dadar Station, and on the Central Line, to Matunga Station (Central) and on the Harbour Line, lying in a radius of 1 km is the  Wadala and Kings Circle Station.
VJTI gives company to other academic Institutes in the vicinity namely, Mumbai University Institute of Chemical Technology, Centre for Industrial Research Cotton Technology (CIRCOT), Don Bosco school and Khalsa College.

VJIT-Mumbai-Campus

Hostel:

The institutes' Hostels offer accommodation for a total of about 554 students and are located at the southern end of the campus. They comprise of four blocks A, B, C, and D the accommodation to which is given to 110 new students in all branches every year on the basis of merit-cum-need. There are four messes run by students’ altogether. Hostel fees are based on three seaters, two seaters or single seater including the electricity charges, and the hostel students' amenities fund and medical charges are payable at the beginning of each term. The hostels are provided with dining halls and it is up to the residents to organize themselves into clubs and run the messes under the control of Joint Managing Committee of the students' Messes (JMC). One unique thing to the college is the “Saraswati Vachanalaya” founded on 15th August 1994 which keeps the hostel in order and aware of current issues, social, political, economical and technological changes.

Departments:

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Technology (offers courses in Computer Engineering and Information Technology)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Humanities and Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Production Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Technical and Applied Chemistry
  • Textile Manufacturing
  • Master of Computer Applications

 

Cultural activities:

There are a huge number of college activities that happens all throughout the year. ‘Enthusia’ is the Sports festival, ‘Pratibimb’, a Cultural festival, ‘Chetna’,  the College Hostel festival, ‘Technovanza’, the Technical festival, and the ‘Janeev’, the  Service to society.

Distinguished Alumni:

Following a long list of successful students along the years the institute has to its name professionals in various fields like:

Corporate Heads:

  • Renuka Ramnath - Managing Director, ICICI Venture, India
  • Amit Chandra - Former Managing Director, DSP Merrill Lynch Limited, India
  • Keval Desai - Director, Product Management, Google Inc., USA
  • Chari, Ram (Ramabhadran) Srinivas - Program Manager, Marketing Systems, US Postal Service - SPS. Washington, DC., USA
  • Bhatia, Narendra (Naren) Kumar - (Retd.) Vice President of Engineering & Construction, CMS Energy, Michigan, USA
  • Salgaonkar Jagdish B - Vice President, CH2M HILL Inc., USA
  • Avtar Saini - Vice President Asia Operations, Topspin Communications, Inc. Former Director for South Asia, Intel

Government Heads:

  • Jayant Patil - Minister of Finance, Government of Maharashtra
  • Dr. Anil Kakodkar - Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, Government of India
  • Chaggan Bhujbal - Minister of Public Works Department, Government of Maharashtra
Name
Email Id
Mobile

Exam
Target Year

Related Resources
Top Engineering Colleges in Gujrat

Top Engineering Colleges in Gujrat Name of the...

IIIT-Hyderabad

IIIT Hyderabad History: The International...

PEC

Punjab Engineering College History The Punjab...

HBTI-Kanpur

Harcourt Butler Technological Institute History:...

SSN College

SSN College of Engineering History Sri...

DCE

DCE History: With over 65 years in its credit for...

Top Engineering Colleges in Punjab

Top Engineering Collesges in Punjab Name of the...

NIT-Jalandhar

NIT Jalandhar History: The Dr B R Ambedkar,...

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan

Top Engineering Colleges in Rajasthan Name of the...

NIT-Kurukshetra

NIT Kurukshetra History: Institute in July, 1963...

Top Engineering Colleges in Odisha

Top Engineering Colleges in Odisha Name of the...

Thapar

Thapar Inst of Engineering & Technology...

JNTU

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU)...

Top Engineering Colleges in Tamilnadu

Top Engineering Colleges in Tamilnadu Name of the...

BITS-Pilani

BITS-PILANI History: The institute was founded by...

MNNIT-Allahabad

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology,...

NIT-Durgapur

NIT- National Institute of Technology Durgapur...

IIIT-Allahabad

IIIT Allahabad History: The Ministry of Human...

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

Top Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh Name of...

NIT-Surat

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of...

IIT-Madras

IIT Madras History: IIT Madras was established...

BIT- MESRA

BIT- MESRA History: The Birla Institute of...

Bengal Engineering College

Bengal Eng Science University, Shibpur History:...

IIT-Kanpur

IIT Kanpur History: IIT Kanpur was established in...

NIT-Calicut

NIT - National Institute of Technology Calicut...

Nirma

Nirma Institute of Technology History: Operating...

VNIT Nagpur

VNIT Nagpur History The Institute was originally...

MANIT Bhopal

MANIT, Bhopal History: Maulana Azad National...

NIT-Jamshedpur

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jamshedpur...

Top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka

Top Engineering Colleges in Karnataka Name of the...

IT BHU

IT BHU History: The Institute of Technology or...

NIT-Trichy

NIT TRICHY History: The National Institute of...

ISM-Dhanbad

ISM DHANBAD History: Feeling the need for a...

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttar Pradesh Name of...

IIT-Bombay

IIT Bombay History: IIT Bombay was established in...

MIT-Manipal

Manipal Institute of Technology History: Manipal...

COE-Andhra University

College of Engineering, Andhra University History:...

NIT-Rourkela

NIT ROURKELA History: Formerly known as Regional...

VIT

Vellore Institute of Technology History: Vellore...

COE-Trivendrum

College of Engineering- Trivendrum History: On the...

CIT

Coimbatore Institute of Technology History: The...

NSIT-Delhi

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology History:...

College of Eng Guindy

College of Engineering, Guindy History: The...

Jadhavpur University

Jadhavpur University History: The year 1906, saw a...

MNIT-Jaipur

MNIT Jaipur History: Established in the year 1963...

IIT-Delhi

IIT Delhi History: IIT Delhi was established as...

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal

Top Engineering Colleges in West Bengal Name of...

UVCE

University Visvesvaraya College of Engg History...

Top Engineering Colleges in Maharastra

Top Engineering Colleges in Maharastra Name of the...

Osmania-University

Osmania University College of Engineering...

PSG-Coimbatore

PSG College of Technology Coimbatore History: PSG...

NIT-Warangal

NIT- WARANGAL History: NIT Warangal was started in...

National Institute of Technology Patna

National Institute of Technology Patna - Creating...

Top Engineering Colleges in Kerala

Top Engineering Colleges in Kerala Name of the...

SVNIT-Surat

NIT SURAT(Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of...

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttaranchal

Top Engineering Colleges in Uttaranchal Name of...

IIT-Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur History: IIT Kharagpur is the first...

Top Engineering Colleges in Haryana

Top Engineering Colleges in Haryana Name of the...

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh

Top Engineering Colleges in Madhya Pradesh Name of...

National Institute of Technology Raipur

National Institute of Technology Raipur - Premium...

SIT-Kolkata

SIT KOLKATA History: Established in the year 1963,...