Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai – 2021

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute Mumbai (VJTI Mumbai) was established in 1887 with two departments, namely the Sir J. J. School of Mechanical Engineering and the Ripon Textile School to meet the technical manpower requirements of Bombay and around. Since then it was expanded with more engineering departments and cherished by contributions from Sir Dinshaw Manaeckji Petit, the Government, and the Bombay Mills Owners’ Association. In 1913, the institute was recognized as the Central Technological Institute of Bombay Province. Initially, it was housed in Byculla, however, in 1923, it was moved to its present campus at Matunga.

The Institute has been affiliated with the University of Bombay and was one of the fourteen institutes selected by the Central Government for further development with grant-in-aid from the Government of India. It was the only institution offering Engineering degrees and Postgraduate courses under the University of Bombay till 1960 and enjoyed de facto autonomy.
In 1997, the Institute was renamed from its old name Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute to its present name Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where VJTI Mumbai gave its reports.

Courses Offered at VJTI Mumbai

VJTI Mumbai offers merely 9 courses in undergraduate programs and a modest number of 17 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at VJTI Mumbai

Students Intake
VJTI Mumbai admitted 540 students each at UG programs in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, and it admitted 392 students each at PG programs in 2021 and 2020, respectively.
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VJTI Mumbai has 225 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 46.22% are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:15, that is, one professor is available for every 15 students.

VJTI Mumbai Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
VJTI Mumbai spent Rs. 14 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 6.33% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a whopping 61.9% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 3.18% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 28.59% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 13.5 crores and it was around Rs. 13.3 crores in 2019. The spending as capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
VJTI Mumbai spent over Rs. 72.3 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 69% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, 26.85% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 4.15% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 60 crores in 2020 and Rs. 42 crores in 2019. The spending as operational expenditure has also been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

VJTI Mumbai Research Details

Patents Details
As VJTI Mumbai has a good faculty and good infrastructure, therefore, it was able to file 5, 10, and 2 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, however, it was able to get one patent in 2019.
Sponsored Projects
As VJTI Mumbai has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 7.7 crores through the 13 sponsored research projects from 6 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 7.5 and Rs. 6.2 crores through 22 and 11 sponsored research projects from 10 and 11 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
VJTI Mumbai received Rs. 11.3 crores through 1465 consultancy projects from 625 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 10.4 and Rs. 6.4 crores through 1251 and 1728 consultancy projects from 613 and 1391 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

VJTI Mumbai Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At VJTI Mumbai, 705 students were admitted to UG degree courses and 92.91% of them graduated, of whom 80.48% got placements at top companies and 76 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 83.27% of students graduated, of whom 98.24% got placements and 112 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 90.99% of students graduated, of whom all got placements and the remaining 102 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, all students graduated, of whom 46.62% got placements at top companies and 4 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 97.18% of students graduated, of whom 62.13% got placements, and 7 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 98.61% of students graduated, of whom 60.71% got placements and 13 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 236 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 16 students graduated in 2021, and 33 and 13 students graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 7 LPA in 2021, Rs. 7.6 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 7.8 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 6.7 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of the VJTI Mumbai are Rakuten, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Morgan Stanley, Rediff, L & T, Blue Star, Godrej, Wipro, TCS, Infosys, Accenture, Wipro, Deloitte, IBM, Goldman Sachs, etc.

Students Diversity at VJTI Mumbai

As VJTI Mumbai has a good faculty strength, a considerable number of 3395 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 70.25% are boys and a fair number of 29.75% are girls, a huge number of 2901 students are from within the state, 464 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 30 students are from abroad.

Facilities on VJTI Mumbai Campus

VJTI Mumbai has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, auditorium, convenience stores, alumni associations, lifts/ramps, etc.

Annual Festivals at VJTI Mumbai

TECHNOVANZA is the annual technical festival celebrated for four days in February where over 80000 students from various parts of the country participate and brain teasing competitions such as VJTI robotic challenge, robomaze, monster arena, fast and furious, escape room, smart city, pursue, VMCO are organized. Moreover, I-Code events such as Hackathon, Java C-Guru, Ultimate Coder, Sherlock – the Hunt, Codestorm are organized to create interest in science and technology, besides this, guest lectures are given by distinguished professors like Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and industrialists.

PRATIBIMB is the annual cultural festival celebrated for four days in December where over 20000 students from various colleges participate. It has five major sectors which include:

1. Performing Arts is an inter-college event spanning 4 days of the festival conducting over 10 competitions which witness participation from the students all across the country.

2. Fine Arts events throughout the semester and Festival provide a platform for all the Artists.

3. Mega events include a concert on the first evening of PRATIBIMB performed by prominent artists such as Arjun Kanungo, Ankit Tiwari, Gajendra Verma.

4. Homemaking workshops like Master Chef, Fudge making, Bhoonkh, etc., and Art workshops like Sketching, Photography, Content writing, etc., are organized

5. Debate and Literary Arts events like MUN, debate competition, quiz competition, open mics and slam poetry events are also organized.


VJTI Mumbai is Mumbai, capital of Maharashtra and financial capital of India, has a well-developed transport system. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is around 10.4 km away and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is around 16 km away from the institution are available to commute to this institution, so students from anywhere can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at VJTI Mumbai

For UG courses at VJTI Mumbai: Admissions to VJTI Mumbai are strictly based on merit only through an online centralized admission process as per the guidelines of the Government of Maharashtra and are conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra.

For PG courses: Same as above.

Fee Structure at VJTI Mumbai

Students need to pay around Rs. 2.68 lakhs as fees for UG courses at VJTI Mumbai, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 7.01 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one year.

VJTI Mumbai Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: VJTI Mumbai has a good faculty and good infrastructure for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 60.34%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: VJTI Mumbai has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got a patent for innovative technologies, however, it scored 11.62%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As VJTI Mumbai has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 66.02%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: VJTI Mumbai has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, besides this, it admitted a decent number of girl students, so it scored 53.6%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: VJTI Mumbai has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, so it scored 9.28%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

VJTI Mumbai got 41.07% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 82.

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