Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust's
An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institute / Computer Engineering | Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering | Civil Engineering | Mechanical Engineering Programs are NBA Accredited
(Approved by Govt. of Maharashtra, Affiliated to SPPU, Approved by AICTE, DTE CODE - 6822)
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About the Department

Globally, Computer Engineering skills continue to be in high demand from businesses in many sectors and this field is experiencing explosive growth. This Computer Engineering degree is designed to meet the needs of these businesses, to pursue a rewarding career. The curriculum designed by SPPU is followed which combines theoretical knowledge with practical experiments to prepare for the world of work. This program is the right choice for students who aspire the IT sector and have that zeal to be a tool proficient.

The Department of Computer Engineering at Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering and Research (PCCOE&R) was established in the year 2014-15 with an initial intake of 60 students in undergraduate degree programme and enhanced its intake to 120 in the year 2020 and 180 in the year 2022. Department has been accredited by NBA for 3 years till June 2024.

PCCOE&R works on student-centric Four-Pillar philosophy which includes academic excellence, professional competence, research and innovation and social commitment. The Department also works on Outcome Based Philosophy (OBE) which is aligned with Four-Pillar philosophy, in which, we focus and organize the entire programme and all the instructional efforts around the clearly defined outcomes that we want our students to demonstrate when they leave the institute. We endeavor to deliver such contents and to exercise such pedagogies and assessment that our students achieve high order learning and mastery, instead of just accumulating credits.

Department runs a UG programme in Computer Engineering, which is a 4 years, 8 semesters full time programme. Department has adequate number of Faculty members and supporting staff, who are well qualified, experienced and dedicated. Department has spacious classrooms, tutorial room, a department lobby(e-Shishyakulam), a project & research lab and experimentation laboratories equipped with latest equipment which are used in field. The laboratories include Multimedia Lab, Web Development Lab, Programming Lab, DE & MP LAB, Computer Network Lab, Database Lab, Computer Center.

The department believes in student-centric, research oriented course delivery and aims to produce industry ready engineering workforce who are culturally vibrant, socially sensitive and enterprising with leadership qualities.

The department has exceptional placements record and offers skills to meet the challenges of a creative and productive profession according to industry needs. The department prides itself on its students for holding excellent placement records in various multinational companies, both in the public and private sectors.

The Department has a Research and Innovation conducive environment wherein students are guided for publishing papers, filing IPRs and developing products.

The Department conducts a number of workshops, seminars, industrial training programs, alumni interactions, guest lectures, and expert lectures to enhance the knowledge and to make students aware of the latest technologies. Department has a professional student branch named ACM under which technical programs like eminent speaker programs from technical fields, different technical programs, etc. are organized. Department also focuses on the overall personality development of students through a student association club named C-Cube (Computer Cosmos Consortium) , a student chapter ACM (Association for computing Machinery), Google developer students club(GDSC) and Geeksforgeeks(GFG) student chapter.

Sincere efforts and sense of responsibility by dedicated faculty members shows their maturity to understand the problems of students and nurture them accordingly.

Vision of the Department:

To strive for excellence in the field of Computer Engineering and Research through Creative Problem Solving related to societal needs.

Mission of the Department:

M1: Establish strong fundamentals, domain knowledge and skills among the students with analytical thinking, conceptual knowledge, social awareness and expertise in the latest tools & technologies to serve industrial demands.
M2: Establish leadership skills, team spirit and high ethical values among the students to serve industrial demands and societal needs.
M3: Guide students towards Research and Development, and a willingness to learn by connecting themselves to the global society.

Program Outcomes (POs) :

1.Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
2.Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
3.Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
4.Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
5.Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
6.The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
7.Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
8.Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
9.Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
10.Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
11.Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one's own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
12.Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programme Educational Objectives of the Department:

PEO1: To prepare globally competent graduates having strong fundamentals, domain knowledge, updated with modern technology to provide the effective solutions for engineering problems.
PEO2: To prepare the graduates to work as a committed professional with strong professional ethics and values, sense of responsibilities, understanding of legal, safety, health, societal, cultural and environmental issues.
PEO3: To prepare committed and motivated graduates with research attitude, lifelong learning, investigative approach, and multidisciplinary thinking.
PEO4: To prepare the graduates with strong managerial and communication skills to work effectively as individual as well as in teams.

Programme Specific Outcomes of the Department:

PSO1: Problem-Solving Skills- The ability to apply standard practices and strategies in software project development using open-ended programming environments to deliver a quality project.
PSO2: Professional Skills-The ability to understand, analyze and develop computer programs in the areas related to algorithms, software testing, application software, web design, data analytics, IOT and networking for efficient design of computer-based systems.
PSO3: Successful Career and Entrepreneurship- The ability to employ modern computer languages, environments, and platforms in creating innovative career paths to be an entrepreneur, and a zest for higher studies, and to generate IPR & Deliver a quality project.

Highlights of department :

1. Department has been accredited by NBA for 3 years till June 2024.
2. 9th Rank in Pune Division Colleges based on cutoff -2021-22
3. Received grants from different from AICTE-SPICES of Rs. 1 Lakh
4. Technical Clubs and student chapters:
• Association of computing machinery (ACM) student chapter,
• GOOGLE developer club,
• Geeks for Geeks student chapter and
• C-cube (Computer Cosmos Consortium) for students
5. BE Honors Course: Data science, AI&ML
6. Consistent excellent results
7. Smart India Hackathon winners consecutively for 3 years

Faculty Contribution :

• Major contributions of faculty towards redesigning in curriculum of University of Pune by organizing Second Year & Third Year Syllabus Implementation workshops. All senior faculty members have contributed to curriculum development
• 2 faculty members have completed their PhD and 11 faculty members are registered for PhD
• Faculty Research articles published: 152
• Participation in workshops, seminars, conferences, and Faculty Development Program
• Each faculty member works as counsellor for a group of 15 students
• 7- Lady Faculties and 1- Lab Assistant from the departments have participated in World Record of maximum number of patents filed by women's on a single day
• 12 Faculties and 4 Lab Assistant from the departments have participated in World Record of maximum number of copyrights filed on a single day
• Board of studies member at Pillai,Panvel:01
• Research Excellence Award 2019 by Institute of Scholar (INSC).:01
• Committee member of The International Conference,China:02
• Chairman for SPPU Subjects: 4
• Paper Setter for SPPU Subjects:7
• Subject Expert for syllabus design for SE and TE (2019):04 and 02
• Session Chair Faculty for National Conference: 3
• Faculty Editor for International Journal: 01
• Membership of professional bodies by Faculty: 14
• Books published by Faculty: 5


• Laboratories and classroom are equipped with up-to-date hardware, software, and Wi-Fi facility.
• Departmental Library .
• R& D Project laboratory for final year students.
• Smart-Classroom to facilitate online teaching.

Research and Innovation:

• Student Research articles published: 78
• Faculty Research articles published: 152
• Patents Published: 19, Granted: 01, Filed: 13
• Faculty Copyrights: 93
• Students Copyrights: 153
• Active MoUs with Industry: 08
• Products designed & developed by faculty & students: 27

Placements, Higher studies and Entrepreneur:

• Number of students placed in industry: 304
• Two International placements
• Number of students pursuing higher education: 19
• Number of students turned Entrepreneur: 01

Professional Competencies:

• Successful completion of MOOC (NPTEL, Coursera, Udemy, Sololearn, Microsoft Technology Associate, Internshala, British Council) courses by students: 363
• Participation of students in inter-Institute events: 208
• Industrial Visit: 03
• Value added courses for SE & TE students are conducted every year as per the need to student for career development.