The college was established in 1947 by the Dhondumama Sathe and began with an undergraduate course in Civil Engineering with a capacity of 60 students. It was affiliated with Bombay University in 1947. After Pune University was set up in 1948, the college became affiliated with Pune University.
Founded in 1947, the campus made a modest starting as New Engineering College, with a single application main to B.E. (Civil) degree. In the yr 1955, the College become renamed Walchand College of Engineering as a part of the brand new preparations and pursuant to the Rehabilitation and Development Program especially funded through Seth Walchand Hirachand Memorial Trust and the Government. The campus spread area 90 acres of land on the southern side of Sangli.
Accreditation and Ranking
The college was accredited by AICTE, NBA, and NAAC with a grade of A and Ranked 199 For B.Tech By NIRF 2021.
Walchand College of Engineering courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degree (i.e Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Electrical Engineering, etc.), Postgraduate Degree (i.e. Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Power Systems, etc.). You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
The campus has had a hostel facility for men given that 1958 and for girls given that 1987. There are 8 hostel blocks with excessive pace net connectivity via WiFi and the ability of 738 students. In reaction to the current fashion of growing women enrollment, hostel blocks have certainly changed and transformed into women's hostels.
The library is called Ajit Gulabchand as Ajit Gulbchand Central Library. It is one of the most important libraries in Asia. The library has well furnished with well stock.
Admissions to all the courses are done on the basis of entrance examination and through CAP.
Students at Walchand obtained complete training charge repayment from the State and Central Government. Assistance is supplied in diverse paperwork to the deserving Walchand college students: 50% Undergraduate (State Government) and 100% Postgraduate college students (Central Government) Physically challenged college students to get the desired campus accommodation. Lecture and Examination halls are supplied on the floor. Support SC/ ST college students through manner of Book financial institution schemes etc.
The Walchand College of Engineering (WCE) gives placement thru the Training and Placement Cell. Around 80+ organizations from Manufacturing, Production, Software/IT Services, Automobile, Public Sector, Financial Banking, Consulting Firms, and Multinational Companies go to the campus each year. The pinnacle recruiters Hindustan Unilever, Infosys (Power), Josh Software Ltd, NICE Systems, American Beuro of Shipping Corporation, Tata Consulting Engineers, and many more companies are visiting. The highest salary package at the college goes up to INR 35 LPA as per the 2019 placements.
To impart quality education through demanding academic programmes. To enhance career opportunities for students through exposure to industry.
To produce capable graduate engineers with an aptitude for research and leadership.