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Walchand College of Engineering

Walchand College of Engineering

About Walchand College of Engineering

Walchand College of Engineering was established in 1947, with a modest commencement with Undergraduate course for Civil Engineering. The college is situated mid-way amongst Miraj and Sangli cities at Sangli, Vishrambaug. Subsequently, the undergraduate programs in mechanical and electrical engineering were introduced with an intake facility of 60 students in each discipline during 1951 and 1950 respectively. The commencement of this institute is solely because of devoted and untiring attempts of Late Shri Dhondumama Sathe, who was a great freedom fighter.

Facts about Walchand College of Engineering

• The campus of Walchand College of Engineering stretches over 102.50 acres land on the South side of Miraj-Sangli road.
• The college mainly aims at conveying quality education by means of demanding educational programs.

Academics

The institution is being accredited by AICTE of Accreditation National Board. The college offers various programs for the students including post graduate, under graduate courses along with some diploma courses.

Undergraduate Degrees:

• Information Technology
• Electronics Engineering
• Computer Science and Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering

Postgraduate Degrees:

• Computer Engineering and Science
• Electronics Engineering
• Electrical Engineering –Control Systems
• Electrical Engineering –Power Systems
• Mechanical-Production Engineering
• Mechanical-Design Engineering
• Mechanical-Heat Power Engineering
• Environmental Engineering
• Structural Engineering

Diploma programs conferred through the Department of Polytechnic:

• Mechanical Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Industrial Electronics
• Civil Engineering

Other Departments:

• Applied Mechanics
• English
• Mathematics
• Chemistry
• Physics

Trivia

• The Mechanical Engineering Department had arranged 1 day seminar for the members of faculty on the Recent Nanotechnology developments on March 31st, 2006.
• Development and Research project approved by AICTE on the Civil Department concerning “Suitable Building Technology”.
• ‘VISION’, which is a national-level technical meet that includes series of expert lectures by prominent people in the industry, design contests and technical exhibitions, are organized yearly.
• The Magazine of college is published regularly in the month of April annually. The college magazine facilitates students with an inspired outlet in order to articulate their talent.

Mission

• To increase the career opportunities through appropriate introduction to the industry.
• To inculcate understanding towards the society.
• To promote superiority by encouraging critical thinking and creativity.