Pillai College Of Engineering (Autonomous) Becomes Frist College In Navi Mumbai
- Autonomy for 10 years from the Academic Year 2021-22.
- First Engineering College in Navi Mumbai
- PCE is one of the top Engineering colleges in India awarded A+ grade by NAAC
Pillai College of Engineering (PCE) established in 1999, is one of the top Engineering colleges in India and has been awarded A+ grade by NAAC. PCE (formerly PIIT) is approved by AICTE, New Delhi; recognized by the Government of Maharashtra and DTE, and affiliated to the University of Mumbai.
Pillai College of Engineering was started as Pillai Institute of Information Technology, Engineering, Media Studies and Research, and popularly known as PIIT in the year 2000. The name of the institute was changed as Pillai College of Engineering in the year 2016. The brand name of MES and the proactive steps taken by the institute for providing quality education and making industry ready engineers, made PCE as a leader in engineering education under University of Mumbai.
The college has an enrollment of about 2700+ students in its 6 UG, 4 PG and 3 PhD Research Centers. PCE is known for interdisciplinary centers for excellence, infrastructure, value added courses, job oriented training programs, project based learning, maker spaces and the Festival of Joy- ALEGRIA.
Four departments of PCE, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering were accredited by National Board of Accreditation, NBA, for 3 years from 2008. The college applied for NBA again in 2015 for its Computer, Electronics and Mechanical departments and received accreditation for 3 years. Subsequently in the year 2018, these three departments have been successfully reaccredited for next three years till 2022. Four accredited programs of PCE namely Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information technology and Mechanical Engineering have been awarded Permanent Affiliation status by University of Mumbai since AY 2013-14.