Pune Institute of Computer Technology, (PICT)

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About Pune Institute of Computer Technology, (PICT)


Engineering college at Pune Institute of Computer Technology established in 1983 by the Society for Computer Technology and Research.

It has been one of the leading institutes in information technology education and research. It is accredited by NAAC and AICTE and it is affiliated to the University of Pune.

The college is well known for its UG and PG programs in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, and Electronics and telecommunication engineering. Ph.D. programs are also available in Engineering, and Electronics and telecommunication engineering.

This college was the first institute to introduce a Computer Engineering branch among private colleges in the Maharashtra state.

Creating versatile engineers who can apply their knowledge and skills anywhere in the world is the main aim of PICT’s engineering college.

Pune Institute of Computer Technology - Quick Highlights

Eligibility Criteria 10+2 with 50% marks (45% for reserved candidates)
Computer course Duration 4 Years
Entrance Exams JEE Main/ MHT-CET
Average Course Fee (Approx) Rs.1,04,550 (Per year)
Top Recruiters TCS, IBM, L&T, Ericsson, Capgemini, SAP, Amdocs, Emphasis, ATOS origin, Accenture, etc.

Accreditation and Recognition

  • An ISO 9001: 2008 certified Engineering College
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • Accredited by NBA & NAAC
  • Affiliated to the University of Pune
  • Accredited under ISO 9001:2000 in the European Union and in the USA

Pune Institute of Computer Technology - Fee Structure

Particulars Annual Fee
Tuition Fees Rs.86,099
Development Fees Rs.9901
Caution Money (One time, refundable) Rs.5000
University Fees Rs.2000
Eligibility Fees Rs.550
University Exam Fees Rs.1000
Total Fees Rs.1,04,550

Ranking of Pune Institute of Computer Technology

  • Ranked 16th amongst the private engineering colleges
  • Ranked 4th amongst all colleges including IITs, NITs, and Govt. colleges in Maharashtra.
  • PICT is 6th amongst all engineering colleges including IITs in the Western part of India.
  • PICT is Ranked 8th among private engineering institutions in India and 53rd amongst all engineering colleges including IITs in India.

Benefits of Studying Engineering at PICT

Following are a few of the benefits of studying engineering at PICT:-

  • It is the most sought after institute for engineering education and research.
  • All UG programs at PICT are NBA Accredited.
  • PICT is NAAC accredited (3rd Cycle) and provides excellent quality education to students.
  • The PICT engineering college has an outstanding placement record with a maximum annual package of 44 lakhs and average package of 7.91 lakhs.
  • The college has excellent Industry Institute interaction resulting in MoU’s with industries/Institutes like Tech Mahindra, Texas Instruments, Microsoft, Wipro, National Instruments, Brown Cover, 3DPLM, IIT Bombay; etc. covering sponsored Laboratories, Scholarships, Projects/Internship, etc.
  • PICT engineering college provides innovative and research-oriented learning.
  • The college has a lively environment and campus life including sports, extra-curricular activities, etc.
  • Research projects at PICT entail funding of various agencies like DRDO, AICTE, ISRO, DST, and SPPU.
  • The college has State-of-the-art digital library.
  • PICT’s Robocon team won the 4th prize in 2014, 11th in 2017 and 14th in 2018 at National Robotic Contest.
  • For Hackathon-2017 Grand Finale, 14 PICT teams got shortlisted and 3 teams Won Prizes including the 1st prize of Rs.1,00,000.

Eligibility Criteria for Engineering Course at PICT

  • Candidate should have passed a higher secondary examination with an aggregate of 50% for general category and 45% for scheduled caste from recognized university/ Institute of India.
  • Candidates should have taken Mathematics, Physics as compulsory subjects.
  • Candidates should have one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects too.

Admission Procedure for Engineering Course at PICT

  • On the official website of the PICT, candidates can apply online or offline.
  • The candidates can pay the fee through Online or offline mode, an online mode such as NEFT / RTGS or offline through DD.
  • Admission in B.E programs at PICT college of Engineering is strictly through the merit and rank scored in MHT CET and JEE Main. MHT-CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) is a common entrance test organized to provide admission in Engineering & Technology and Allied Health Sciences courses offered by various government and private colleges of Maharashtra state.
  • After the result announcement of MHT-CET and JEE Main, counseling will be organized. Admission will be decided only on the basis of merit and counseling result.

Documents Required for Admission to PICT

  • 10th Standard Passing Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • 12th Standard Passing Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • Migration Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Nationality Proof (Date of Birth Certificate or Transfer Certificate or Passport
  • Domicile Certificate of Maharashtra (if applicable)
  • JEE-MAINS/ MHT-CET Score Card

Facilities at PICT

Many facilities are provided to students at PICT. Some of them are:-

  • Students at PICT are always motivated and encouraged to take part in various tournaments at college, district, state or national level.
  • Grounds are available for students to practice and enjoy cricket, shuttle badminton, etc.
  • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities are available for basketball, volleyball, chess, table tennis, carrom, etc.
  • The medical facility is also provided within the campus for students. There are separate check-up rooms available within the campus for girls and boys.
  • A multi-specialty hospital is within half a kilometer of distance from the college campus.
  • For the betterment of Research, learning, teaching and administration process, PICT provides a wide range of Infotech facilities and services with a state-of-the-art networking environment.
  • For undisturbed connectivity to the internet, PICT has a central administration server room with all time UPS backup.
  • Separate hostel facility is available for girls and boys with mess facility.
  • A well-equipped gym facility is provided to students and staff of the PICT with a specially appointed trainer. Yoga and meditation are also conducted at the gym on a regular basis.
  • Through 30+ hotspots developed in the campus controlled by dedicated wi-fi controller, wi-fi has been made available to all round the clock.
  • Library of PICT college has a well-organized and up-to-date collection of books and it is well known for its richest source of information.

Departments of Engineering at PICT

Following are different of Engineering at PICT:-


First-Year Engineering

  • This department provides a strong foundation for the students pursuing engineering course.
  • This department helps students in making their fundamentals strong and to develop their logical and analytical skills, which will also help them to prosper in their further years of education and career.

Computer Engineering

  • The Computer Engineering department started in the year 1983-84.
  • This department is known for student placements and excellent results.
  • The computer engineering department consists of 15 well-equipped laboratories.

ENTC Engineering

  • ENTC stands for Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
  • This is a department which commenced from the academic year 1995-96.
  • The college has current student intake capacity which is 240.
  • The college has 16 well-equipped laboratories.
  • The student-faculty ratio at this faculty is 20:1 and hence students can be given individual attention by the teachers.

Information Technology

  • From the academic year 2001-2002, the bachelor of engineering in information technology started with an intake capacity of 60 students.
  • Today, the intake capacity of the department is 180.
  • This department offers separate computing facilities which consist of Modern PCs with high internet facility, high-end servers.

Cut-off For Admission to First Year Engineering at PICT

Branch MHT-CET 2017 JEE (MAIN) 2017
Home University Cut off Rank (Score) Other than Home University Cut off Rank (Score) All India Cut off Rank (Score)
Computer Engineering 780 (165) 623 (167) 305 (200)
Computer Engineering (IInd Shift) 1067 (161) 742 (166) 363 (195)
Computer Engineering (TFWS) 698 (166) NA
Electronics & Telecommunication 3206 (145) 2421 (150) 1487 (149)
Electronics & Telecommunication (IInd Shift) 3612 (142) 2725 (148) 1639 (145)
Electronics & Telecommunication (TFWS) 2218 (151)(State Level) NA
Information Technology (TFWS) 1237 (159)(State Level) NA
Information Technology 1971 (153) 1460 (157) 973 (165)

Placements at PICT

  • The Placement cell at PICT is very much active and it is headed by Dr.S.S.Narkhede.
  • He is very much keen on encouraging students to prefer jobs that better suit their profile.
  • The placement season starts in the first month of every academic year and it continues till the end of the academic year.
  • Every year, prior to the placement session, pre-placement talks are conducted for the final year students.
  • The training and placement cell at PICT has adequate infrastructure including interview rooms, student coordination rooms, and company operation rooms.

Top Recruiters at PICT

Amdocs Emphasis
Avaya ATOS origin
Accenture Siemens
HSBC Honeywell
Tech Mahindra Red Panda Pvt. Ltd.
Persistent L&T
Capgemini SAP
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