Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan`s Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai – 2021

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Sardar Patel Institute of Technology (SPIT) was established in 2005 in Andheri Mumbai Maharashtra in an area of 47 acres in a perfect placid atmosphere. However, the idea of establishing an engineering college was conceived in 1957 by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and inaugurated in 1962, and in 1995, self-financed engineering courses were added and had functioned as part of Sardar Patel College of Engineering (unaided-wing) from 2005 to 2008, and got a reputation in engineering education as well as industry.

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 SPIT gave its reports.

Courses Offered at SPIT Mumbai

SPIT offers 4 courses in undergraduate programs and merely 2 courses in post-graduate programs in engineering science & technology, respectively.

Students Intake at SPIT Mumbai

Students Intake
SPIT admitted 240 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and 36 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
SPIT has 67 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 29.85% are Ph.D. holders, and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:16, that is, one professor is available for every 16 students.

SPIT Mumbai Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
SPIT spent Rs. 1.31 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 8.75% spent on the library to buy books, journals, and electronic courses, a modest 9.26% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 10.11% spent on workshops, and the remaining 71.88% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 1.51 crores and it was around Rs. 1.22 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
SPIT spent over Rs. 17.29 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 83.2% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a modest 16.73% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.07% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 18.29 crores in 2020 and Rs. 17.28 crores in 2019.

SPIT Mumbai Research Details

Patents Details
As SPIT has good faculty, better infrastructure, enthusiastic scholars, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file 30, 22, and 4 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, however, none was granted either.
Sponsored Projects
As SPIT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 20.43 lakhs through 16 sponsored research projects from 2 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 3.44 and Rs. 2.31 crores through 10 sponsored projects each from 3 and 5 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
SPIT received Rs. 3.5 lakhs through 3 consultancy projects from the same number of 3 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 12.7 lakhs and Rs. 16500 through 9 and 1 consultancy projects from the same number of 9 and 1 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

SPIT Mumbai Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At SPIT, a decent number of 307 students got admitted to UG degree courses and a massive 97.39% of them graduated, of whom 87.02% got placements at top companies and 37 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 99.33% of students graduated, of whom 79.34% got placements, and 53 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a bulky 92.88% of students graduated, of whom 90.45% got placements and 67 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, all the students graduated, of whom 66.67% got placements at top companies, and none was selected for higher studies in 2021; all the students graduated, of whom 25.92% got placements, and none was selected for higher studies in 2020; and a massive 95.24% students graduated, of whom merely 15% got placements and none was selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
At SPIT, a modest number of 55 students have been pursuing research studies until 2021, of whom 1 student graduated in 2021 and 4 students graduated in 2020.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 7.75 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.2 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.5 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.22 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.85 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of SPIT are Barclays, PhonePe, Vmware, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase and Co. MSCI, Credit Suisse, Nomura, Quantiphi, Microsoft, etc., who are looking for graduates for their companies.

Students Diversity at SPIT Mumbai

At SPIT, a considerable number of 1127 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 69.57% are boys, a modest 30.43% are girls, a huge number of 1107 students are from within the state, and merely 20 students are from outside of the state.

Facilities on SPIT Mumbai Campus

SPIT has a lot of facilities available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, an auditorium, wi-fi campus, IT infrastructures, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to stay and study on the campus.

Campus Festivals at SPIT Mumbai

SPIT celebrates the OCULUS, the annual techno-cultural fest, celebrated on the campus where a spectrum of events from arts, culture, sports, and literature are organized to enthrall the events, exhibit talent, and endeavor in engineering and technology. It has a wide range of events from singing, dancing to designing circuits to trading or bidding at IPL auctions or e-gaming, and most importantly, this festival helps less fortunate people by donating.


As SPIT is in Andheri, the suburb of Mumbai – the financial capital of India, Maharashtra, it has a good transport system along with some major railway stations and an international airport. The nearest major railway station is Bandra Terminus Railway Station which is about 12.1 km away and the nearest railway station where major trains are passing through is Andheri Railway Station which is at a distance of 1.8 km away are available for travel by train. For travel by air, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is around 6.5 km away from the institution is available to commute to the institution. Therefore students from anywhere in the world and the nation can reach this institution without hindrance.

How to Get Admission at SPIT Mumbai

For UG courses at SPIT: Candidates who passed the +2 exam or any other equivalent exam with Mathematics and Physics along with one of the Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subjects (or passed in Diploma in Engineering and Technology/passed in B.Sc degree from UGC- or Association of Indian University-recognized university) with at least 50% (45% for backward classes and specially-abled candidates belonging to Maharashtra State) in these subjects altogether need to take MH-CET and should get a required score (for candidates other than Maharashtra State, need to take JEE Main Paper 1/MH-CET and should get required ranks/marks) to get admission to UG courses.

For PG courses: Candidates who passed UG degree in the relevant stream from AICTE or State or Central Government approved Institutions or equivalent with 50% marks (45% marks for backward candidates and specially-abled candidates belonging to Maharashtra) need to take and should get the required GATE scores for admission to the PG courses.

Fee Structure at SPIT Mumbai

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 6.8 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at SPIT, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 7.75 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

SPIT Mumbai Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: SPIT has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 48.87%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: SPIT has a good faculty and better infrastructure, and filed some patent applications, however, its research and professional practice is not impressive, therefore, it scored 11.24%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As SPIT has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time allocated. Therefore, it scored 63.74%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: SPIT has students from every section and every part of India and admitted a modest number of girl students, however, it admitted a minimum number of students from outside of the state, therefore it scored 46.71%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: Though SPIT has a decent faculty, better infrastructure, a conducive atmosphere, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 2.17%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

SPIT Mumbai got 35.67% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 143.

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