An Engineering college established in 1983, Pune Institute of Computer Technology (PICT) has been one of the leading institutes in Information Technology education and research. PICT is focused on creating versatile engineers who can apply their knowledge and skills anywhere in the world. The college is well known as a respected institute for UG programmes in Computer Engineering, Information Technology andElectronics & Telecom Engineering. The college also runs P.G Programmes in Computer Engineering, Information Technology and Microwave Engineering. The Institute has introduced a scheme of innovative and comprehensive education at university and technical education level which aims at excellence but not at the cost of the relevance, which inculcates dignity of labor, encourages initiative and creative work, which is multidisciplinary, which prepares men for the increasingly techno-oriented society of tomorrow without uprooting them from their agricultural moorings, which will generate in the alumni the basic values of humanism, secularism and democracy by exposing them to the principles of all the major religions of the world and to their own cultural heritage, thus developing in them an integrated personality of well-adjusted men whose world has not been broken into fragments by narrow domestic walls Spread over 5 acres of beautiful landscape, PICT is home to 240 hostelers, 1400 day scholars and over 150 staff. A Canteen is functioning to cater the students, staff, parents and visitors. Rejuvenating facilities like basket ball court / Gym / TT are available. 24-hours Medical facility is available.
Merit and extra-Ordinary merit, must be recognized, respected and duly honoured. This creates a healthy competition amongst the students and acts as a foundation of encouragement, and a shining example for others to follow.
Government Merit Scholarships:
Meritorious students of PICT continue to get their National Merit and other Government Scholarships. Needy and poor deserving students are given all possible help in the form of books and freeships and concession in fees. Full concession in tuition fees will be given to the deserving Backward Class Students belonging to S.C., N.T., S.T., and V.J.N.T. classes.
Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed the HSC (Std.XII) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with subjects English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biotechnology /Biology/ Technical Vocational subject AND Secured minimum 50% marks (minimum 45%marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) in the subjects Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject added together. AND Obtained All India Rank in JEE (Main) 2014 (Paper 1) given by CBSE
The Training and Placement cell is headed by Dr. G.S.Mundada (TPO) who is keen in encouraging students to prefer jobs that better suit their profile. The placement season commences in the first month of every academic year and continues till the end of the academic year. Pre-Placement Talks are conducted for the final year students prior to the commencement of placement session every year. The Training and Placement cell has adequate infrastructure to accommodate all the activities related to training and placement of PICT students. It also has wireless connectivity with company operation rooms, interview rooms and student coordination rooms. The T&P cell is assisted by a committee comprising of student representatives from U.G and P.G classes. To cater the needs of industry and students, separate divisions are created with a single point of contact for each division.
Library of PICT is well known everywhere for its rich collection of printed and electronic materials (journals, books, video lectures, etc.). The Library is committed to respond to the needs of users by providing well-organized & up-to-date collection. It offers various services to the users. Library has a very Specious Reading Hall with very good infrastructure which is quite comfortable & conducive to reading & learning.
There is Separate Boys & Girls Hostel in the Campus having total capacity of 200 student’s accommodation. Boy’s & Girl’s Hostel have total 35 and 63 rooms respectively and all rooms are attached with toilets & bathroom and in each room 2 students are allowed to stay.
Hostel facility is only for First & Second year students and for those who reside outside Pune District. Hostel seats will be allotted on First-cum-first served basis and only after completion of college admission process. Once, admission taken in the hostel will not be cancelled and no refund will be given. It is the sole discretion of the management to give admission in the hostel.,
Each Occupant will have one cot, one table, and one chair in the hostel room. Occupants have to bring mattress, pillow, bed sheet etc. on their own. Size of the Cot is 3Ft X 6 Ft.
Arrangements are made to get Bathroom / Toilet & common facilities cleaned at regular intervals. However, students are expected not to misuse facilities provided.
A Solar heating system has been installed in Boys & Girls Hostel for hot water. In an emergency, hot water boilers are also installed for use. However, Timings for hot water are from 6 am to 9 am.
Clothes washing in the hostel are strictly prohibited. However, Dhobi service is made available for Hostel Students on pay basis.
A Visiting Doctor’s services are available free of charge in the campus premises between 3 to 4 pm for Girls & between 4 to 5 pm for Boys students. Checkup & necessary treatment is done by separate doctors for boys & girls. Every year Medical checkup is carried out for all the hostel students as per the rules of Pune University.
Sports grounds and facilities:
i. Outdoor and indoor sports facilities are available for volleyball, basketball, chess, carrom, table-tennis, etc.
ii. Hired ground/facilities are available for cricket, shuttle badminton, etc.
iii. Students are motivated/encouraged to take part in various tournaments at College/District/ University/ State/National level.
PICT has well equipped Gym facility for students and staff with specially appointed trainer.
The timings for gym are Morning 6 am to 9 am and evening 4 pm to 8 pm.
PICT network allows wide access across the globe with abundant “headroom” optimized for peak performance. Powerful backbone of 40 Mb speed on optic fiber avoids traffic congestion. The network is engineered for the most demanding peak-plus-potential network-traffic ensuring optimal performance. PICT network is highly reliable. Users never experience dropping packets, jitter and other under-performance characteristics of common networks. It connects to a fabric of other national research and education networks round the globe. It consists of more than 17 km of structured cabling. Department level connectivity is on fiber of 1 Gb speed. Approximately 50 manageable switches connect around 1000 workstation-nodes in campus ensuring local connectivity of each machine at minimum 100 Mb speed.