Bachelor of Technology

First year admissions for the academic year 2020-21

How to become a Somaiya student

We are delighted that you are considering an B.Tech programme at K J Somaiya College of Engineering. Please read all instructions and requirements carefully to ensure a complete and correct application. Feel free to contact us on admission.engg@somaiya.edu in case of any queries.

Link of the application for NRI / PIO (OCI)/ FN/ CIWGC

 

 

  • NRI: Non Resident Indian as per the definition given in the section 6 of the Income Tax Act 1961. ‘NRI Candidate’ means a candidate who is a child/ward of the person who has the ‘NRI status’ as defined under section 6 of the Income Tax Act.
  • PIO: Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) means a citizen of any country other than Bangladesh or Pakistan who had (a) at any time held Indian passport or (b) he or either of his parents or any of his grandparents was a citizen of India by virtue of the Constitution of India or the Citizenship Act, 1955 or (c) the person is a spouse of an Indian citizen or a person referred to in (a) or (b)
  • CIWGC: Children Of Indian Persons Working In Gulf Countries
  • FN: Foreign Nationals, foreign passport holder

  • Parents, grandparents, parents’ direct brothers/sisters or student’s direct brothers/sisters holding NRI status can sponsor.
  • The sponsor must be able to produce NRI certificate from the Indian Embassy indicating NRI status and should be holding an NRE/ NRO account in Indian bank or an account in foreign bank.
 

Location details of the college

K J Somaiya College of Engineering is about 5 km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai India and is about 25 km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly VT station). It is in the heart of the Mumbai city and is very well connected by road as well as local trains to the entire country.

  • June to October - rains (heavy/ moderate)
  • November to January- mild winter or pleasant (up to 30º C)
  • February to May- hot and humid (up to 38º C)
 

About the College

The College was established by Padmabhushan K J Somaiya in 1983. This is a constituent college of the Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai. This is the first private university in Mumbai, approved by both, the Government of Maharashtra and UGC.

College has been awarded 'A' Grade by The "NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL" (NAAC) in the year 2017.

By National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (NIRF) college was ranked 182 in 2019 and was in the 150-200 band in 2018

 

About the programs offered

 
 
    • B.Tech. ( 4 years full time )
      • Computer Engineering
      • Electronics Engineering
      • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
      • Information Technology
      • Mechanical Engineering
    • M. Tech. ( 2 years full time )
      • Computer Engineering
      • Electronics Engineering
      • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
      • Mechanical Engineering (CAD/ CAM and Robotics )
      • Mechanical Engineering (Energy Engineering)
    • Ph. D
      • Computer Engineering
      • Electronics Engineering
      • Mechanical Engineering

English

 

Recruitments

  • Most of the students receive job offers during their final year
  • For the academic year 2019-20, more than 600 offers were made through Campus Recruitment. An average pay package of INR 5,55,000 per annum with highest package of INR 18,75,000 per annum.
 

About NRI/PIO/CIWGC/FN Admissions

Yes, the blood relative can sponsor education of a student

No. A foreign student (citizen) can study at K J Somaiya College of Engineering only with a 'Student Visa'. If the foreign citizen is of Indian origin, then he/she can apply and get a PIO (People of Indian Origin) Card or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India). Students with PIO or OCI can study in India without a student visa.

  • How do I apply for a student visa?

You can apply for a Student Visa in your nearest Indian Embassy or Consulate. You will have to apply for a Student Visa based on the confirmed admission letter issued by the International Admissions Cell of K J Somaiya College of Engineering

No. THERE IS NO ENTRANCE TEST.

  • The admissions are given on the basis of the 12th standard or equivalent examination’s marks. The marks of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Computer Science/Electronics are considered for admission. Atleast 50 % marks in the above subjects taken together.
  • The student can be from CBSE, ICSE or any other board which is considered as equivalent .

Yes. The course / tuition fee is to be paid in INR. However, the fee amount has to be paid from NRE or Foreign Account.

 

About Process of Application

Provisional admission process has already started.

The application processing charges are INR 2,000.

 

Required Documents

    • Common Document to be submitted
      • 10th standard equivalent examination mark list
      • 12th standard (or equivalent), mark list
      • Migration Certificate
      • School Leaving certificate
      • Letter issued by employer of the NRI Parent/ Sponsor
      • Scanned copy of Passport of the student & Parent / Sponsor including visa pages/ work permit
      • Gap certificate ( if applicable if 12th ore equivalent examination is passed before June 2020)
      • Provisional Eligibility certificate from the University of Mumbai (only if the board of 12th or equivalent is OTHER THAN CBSE/ ICSE/ Maharashtra state board)
     
    • Additional Documents to be submitted by NRI
      • Letter from the Indian Embassy, where parent(s) is/ are working, indicating the NRI status of the parent.
     
    • Additional Document to be submitted by PIO
      • Scanned copy of Passport issued by the country of citizenship of the student & Parent / Sponsor including visa pages/ work permit
      • Scanned copy of PIO / OCI card
     
    • Additional Document to be submitted by FN
      • Scanned copy of Passport issued by the country of citizenship of the student & Parent / Sponsor including visa pages/ work permit
     

No. Students/ Parents should directly contact the International admission cell of the college for any information on NRI/PIO/ CIWGC /FN admission. K J Somaiya College of Engineering, in any way, will not be responsible if students apply through agents.

  • Instructions
    • The candidate needs to pay INR 2000 as Application form processing fee at the time of submission of application form. Please find the details in the payment section below.
      After completion of payment upload the scan copy of acknowledgement
    • The candidate will have to pay a fees of INR 70,000 (Provisional admission), ONLY WHEN A PROVISIONAL SEAT IS OFFERED while accepting the offered seat.
    • Candidate needs to confirm the Provisional admission within four working days of declaration of result of H.S.C or equivalent examination, by paying balance fees. Else, the candidate loses the claim on the offered seat
    • Cancellation rules are applicable as per existing SVU cancellation rules available on college website.
  • Please feel free to contact at internationalapplications@somaiya.edu for any queries.

It is continuous process.

The admission is considered confirmed only after payment of the entire first year fees. Typically the college will start in the first week of July 2020 details of which will be communicated to you separately.

 

Abouts Fees

Academic Fees is INR 2,86,000 or USD 3800 (whichever is higher at the time of admission)

 

Campus Life

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Admissions are open to all

 

  • Who
    • Residents of Maharashtra (domicile)
    • All citizens of India
  • Eligibility for application
    • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects (Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biology/Technical Vocational subjects) and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together. (at least 45% marks in case of Persons with Disability).
    • And
    • The candidate should have appeared for MHT-CET 2020/JEE-Mains (Paper-1) 2020 /SET-E* 2020 / SAT  (Scholastic Assessment Test) Exam and should obtain a non-zero score in this qualifying examination
 

Note:  *SET-E 2020: Somaiya Entrance Test- Engineering 2020

  • Who
    • Non-resident Indian (NRI) students
    • Person of Indian Origin (PIO) students
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) students
    • International students
  • Eligibility for application
    • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects (Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biology/Technical Vocational subjects) and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together.
    • Any other criterion declared from time to time by the Admission Authority - Somaiya Vidyavihar University .
Step1

Step 1

Candidates will be eligible to apply if she/he has a non-zero score for JEE Main paper 1 (Jan2020 and April 2020)/ Somaiya Entrance Test for Engineering (SET-E 2020)/ MHT-CET 2020 / SAT  (Scholastic Assessment Test) Exam.

Application form fee is Rs. 2000/- which is neither refundable nor transferable under any circumstances. Candidates appearing for Somaiya Entrance Test for Engineering (SET-E 2020) will have to pay additional INR 2, 000/- towards examination fees (non-refundable)

Step2

Step 2

There are following phases of admissions:

  • Phase 1 on the basis of JEE main paper 1 (Jan 2020)
  • Phase 2 SAT Exam
  • Phase 3 SET - E 2020
  • Phase 4 JEE Mains Best of Two
  • Further Phase of admission based on MHT CET 2020 will be announced in due course of time.
Step3

Step 3

Candidates can apply for all the phases in the same application form by selecting appropriate options using tick-mark, provided the candidate is eligible for the respective phase.

Step4

Step 4

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit, branch preference and availability of seats taken together. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her offered seat or waitlisted number.

Phases Rounds Form Acceptance Allotment of provisional/ final seats Fee payment deadline Remark
Phase 1 JEE mains paper 1 (Jan 2020)
Round 1 17th March 2020 – 12 th April 2020 15th April 2020 25th April 2020 Completed
Round 2 13th April 2020 – 20 th May 2020 27th May 2020 5th June 2020 Completed
Round 3 7th August 2020 – 17th August 2020 31st August 2020  6th September 2020 Completed
Phase 2 SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) Exam
Round 1 5thMay 2020 –
31st May 2020
5th June 2020
6th June 2020
8th June 2020
13th June 2020 Completed
Phase 3 Somaiya Entrance Test for Engineering (SET-E 2020) Round 1 17th March 2020 -  8th July 2020 Extended up to 12 July 2020 till 3.00 pm 17th August 2020 25th August 2020 Completed
Phase 4 JEE Mains Best of Two Round 1 23rdSeptember 2020 - 30thSeptember 2020 Will be announced soon Will be announced soon  
           
Allotment of seats in Round-2 of Phase-1 is completed.
Allotment of seats in Round-1 of Phase-2 is completed.
Allotment of seats in Round-1 of Phase-3 is completed.
Further Phase of admission based on MHT CET 2020 will be announced in due course of time.
Please visit our website for regular updates

Note:

  • In case of vacancy, if any, further phases of admissions may be conducted. Details regarding the same will be notified on the website
  • The above schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive or instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website
  • A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit, branch preference and availability of seats taken together. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her offered seat or waitlisted number
  • A candidate who is offered a provisional seat needs to pay Rs.70000/- as per stipulated admission schedule (i.e. deadline) to secure the same
  • Candidate who does not pay the requisite amount as per the deadline will lose his/her claim on the offered seat during that phase.
  • A candidate who has been allotted a provisional/ confirmed seat as per his/her first choice, and fails to secure the same within the deadline, his/her candidature will not be considered in further rounds of that phase.
  • Provisional admission needs to be confirmed within four working days of declaration of result of H.S.C. or equivalent examinations, by paying balance fees
  • In case if the result of H.S.C. or equivalent examination is declared prior to seat allotment / payment of fees (in any of the phases/rounds) whichever is earlier, and the candidate satisfies the eligibility criteria, then the allotted seat will be treated as final seat instead of the provisional seat and the candidate needs to confirm the seat by paying full/balance fees as is applicable
  • A candidate who has applied for more than one phase will be eligible to participate in subsequent phases even after he/she has secured his/her seat in earlier phases.
  • In case of upgradation/ betterment of seat offered/allotted in subsequent phases, the candidate has to pay processing fees of Rs.5000/- only (nonrefundable). No processing fee is applicable if upgradation/betterment of seat is offered/ allotted within the same phase.
  • At any point of time, candidates will not be permitted to hold two seats in Somaiya Engineering College
  • Cancellation rules are available on the website for reference.
  • Revised dates applicable for all students admitted in any of the Rounds of Phases 1, 2 and 3 of F. Y. B. Tech admissions AY 2020-21:
    Updated Last date of admission: 20th September 2020
    Updated Cut off date: 30th September 2020
  • The admission schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive /instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.
  • Allotment Letter issued by the College
  • MHT CET 2020 score card / JEE Mains paper 1 2020 Score Card OR Somaiya Entrance Examination Score card (SET-E) 2020 OR / SAT  (Scholastic Assessment Test) Exam
  • HSC or Equivalent Mark list
  • S.S.C. or Equivalent Mark-list
  • College Leaving Certificate
  • Caste Certificate, Caste Validity if candidate belongs to reserve category under SC/ST/OBC /VJ-NT
  • Adhar Card, Two passport size Photographs of the candidate
  • Maharashtra State Domicile Certificate
  • Indian Nationality Certificate (If not mentioned of LC)
  • Gap Certificate/ Affidavit (if HSC passed before 2020)
  • Equivalence Certificate / Migration Certificate of Concern Board (if student passed HSC from other than Maharashtra Board)
  • Candidate has to obtain the medical certificate from Somaiya Medical Diagnostic Centre, Vidyavihar
 
  • Note : Applicable for only Gujarati Linguistic Minority Candidate
  • Self declaration of the candidate in specified format (​“Gujarati Linguistic Minority Community Students Self  Declaration” proforma) Download Form And
  • Certificate from respective community/ samaj stating that they belong to the Gujarati  Speaking Community.
  • Affidavit
    Annexure 1 -Candidate who has completed 18 years of age while making the Affidavit Download Form
  • Annexure 2-Candidate who has not completed 18 years of age  while making the Affidavit Download Form
Particulars Fees per annum
Tuition Fee 2,47,788
Development Fee 32,212
Examination Fee 3000
Caution money Deposit (Refundable) 1000
Library Deposit (Refundable) 2000
Total (INR) 2,86,000

Cancellation Policy for Provisional Admission

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit, branch preference and availability of seats taken together. A candidate who is offered a provisional seat needs to pay   70000 only as per stipulated admission schedule (i.e. deadline) to secure the same

If candidate chooses to withdraw from the programme of study and application for cancellation of admission is received, then the deduction of fees will be as follows:

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college/condition Deduction Applicable
From date of provisional admission till admission confirmation (appropriate phases as applicable) 10000 only
After the date of confirmation of admission Deductions will be as per rules for Regular Admission
Provisionally admitted student fails to fulfil eligibility criteria as prescribed No refund of fees

Cancellation Policy for Confirmed Admission

Provisional admission needs to be confirmed within four working days of declaration of result of H.S.C. or equivalent examinations, by paying balance fees

If any candidate who has confirmed the admission and chooses to withdraw from the programme of study, can apply for cancellation by submitting a prescribed cancellation form. The deduction of fees will be as follows:

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college Deduction Applicable
15 days or more before the last date of admission* 10,000/-
Less than 15 days before the last date of admission* 10% of the fees paid
On/After last date of admission but on/before cut-off date 20% of the fees paid
After cut-off date 100% of the fees paid

Revised dates applicable for all students admitted in any of the Rounds of Phases 1, 2 and 3 of F. Y. B. Tech admissions AY 2020-21:

Last date of admission:  10th July 2020 31st August 2020   20th September 2020

Cut-off date: 14th August 2020 15th September 2020   30th September 2020

Physical Verification of Documents:

The physical verification of documents for F.Y.B.Tech admitted students has been postponed till further notice. 

About Somaiya Entrance Test - Engineering (SET – E)

Somaiya Entrance Test for Engineering (SET-E) is the entrance test for admission to First Year B.Tech engineering programs for the year 2020-21. It will be one of the entrance examinations for admission to undergraduate engineering programs in Somaiya Engineering College. This entrance test will not have any negative marking

Revised Mode of Examination

SET-E 2020 will be conducted as Remote Proctored online and will have objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs)

Choice of Medium of Question Papers

The medium of Question paper will be English

Eligibility

The candidates who have passed class 12th / equivalent qualifying examination in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 can appear in SET-E 2020 examination.

List of Qualifying Examinations (QE) for SET-E

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country is recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
 

Syllabus for SET - E 2020

For Detailed syllabus for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Click here

Revised Examination Pattern 

Subject Number of Questions Marks for answer Total Marks out of 100
Correct Incorrect
Mathematics 25 2 - 50
Physics 25 1 - 25
Chemistry 25 1 - 25

Note :

Total marks: 100   Total Duration: 90 minutes

 

Schedule of Events with Dates

Event Dates
Online submission of application form along with fees Extended up to 12 July 2020 till 3.00 pm
Infrastructure Readiness Check (IRC) 17 July 2020 , 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Data Requirement Check ( Mock Test) 20 July 2020 Time 10 am to 12 noon
Date of Examination July 25, 2020
Timings Time of Self Registration for all candidate from 12.00 Noon - 1.55 pm on July 25, 2020

Time of Commencement of Exam 2.00 pm
Result On or Before August 6, 2020

Important Help Documents of SET-E 2020

Important Videos Regarding SET-E