VIT - Engineering the Future
Metro Realty & Interiors|November - December 2016

Indian history defines ’Vishwakarma” as a divine architect-engineer, named after him; the Vishwakarma Institute of Technology has made its way to the list of premier colleges in a city known for educational excellence. Established in the year 1983, this 17 acre campus attracts engineering students from all over the globe. It is financed and run by the BansilalRamnath Agrawal Charitable Trust, Pune; the autonomous institute is affiliated to the University of Pune and has tie-ups with various international universities. However what really stands out here? Read on to find out!

VISION VISHWAKARMA 

Ranked as Topmost Private Engineering Institute in Maharashtra and 5th Best Private Engineering Institute in India according to the Times Survey 2016, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology aims to develop entrepreneurs with competence and character who will contribute to the technical and socio-economical development of the country. This has led Hon. Shri. Rajkumarji, Chairman of the Board of Management and his team to provide education par excellence: the Institute is running 9 under graduate, 8 postgraduate & 6 Ph.D. Programme which are affiliated to the University of Pune that include Honors / Minor Streams, General Proficiency Courses, Professional Development Courses, Skill Development Courses, Semester Project, Open Electives and Soft skills as a part of the Curriculum. For this exact purpose every department is designed with laboratories having requisite infrastructure, facilities and safety measures.

LIFE AT THE CAMPUS 

The 31,2467 square feet campus is dotted with trees and maintained landscapes alternating between department buildings and various sections that are located in 4 structures. Faculty seating spaces, student rooms are all carefully designed keeping in mind the playful nature of students and the discipline of the faculty-student body. Universal design aspects are carefully considered in the design of individual buildings; ramps, lifts, railings and supports are provided appropriately.

The Shri BajrangdasLohiya Central Library is one of the main attractions of student life with over 55000 Engineering books; other notable spaces include the 800 seater air conditioned auditorium, canteen that caters to 3500 students and 400 staff members and a multipurpose playground providing for outdoor sports; a facility for indoor sports is also provided along with a well equipped gymnasium. A multipurpose playground providing facility to play sports such as cricket, Volleyball, Football, Kho- Kho is located in the campus. Facility for indoor sports such as Table-Tennis, Chess is also provided.

Another added benefit for students is the proximity of VIT hostels from the Institute at a mere 1.5 kilometers. Residential facility with all amenities is provided to 350 students.

A HOLISTIC LEARNING APPROACH 

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