Bachelor of Technology

First year admissions for the academic year 2021-22

How to become a Somaiya student

We are delighted that you are considering a B.Tech. programme at K J Somaiya College of Engineering. Please read all instructions and requirements carefully to ensure a complete and correct application.

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

The acceptance of fresh applications will be resuming later.

  • 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

Cancellation Policies for (NRI /PIO(OCI) /FN /CIWGC Candidates)

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by College 
( NRI / PIO(OCI) /FN /CIWGC Candidates)
Deduction Applicable
15 days or more before the last date of admission 10,000/-
Less than 15 days before the last date of admission 10,000/-
On/After last date of admission but on/before cut-off date 14,000/-
After cut-off date 70,000/-


1.  In case of any candidate admitted on or before 30th September 2020, applies for cancellation after 15th October 2020, in such cases, a deduction of 100% of the total fees will be applicable.
Applicable Dates :
Last date of admission:  20th September 2020
Cut-off date:  30th September 2020

2.  In case of any candidate admitted between the period of 1st October 2020 and 13th October 2020, and applies for cancellation after 5th November 2020, in such cases, a deduction of 100% of the total fees will be applicable.
Applicable Dates :
Last date of admission:  15th October 2020
Cut-off date:  28th October 2020
 

  • 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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Eligibility Criteria for First Year B.Tech. 2021-22

Admissions are open to all the categories as mentioned below

 

  • Who
    • Residents of Maharashtra (domicile)
    • All citizens of India
  • Eligibility for application
    • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination from India, 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 2021 /JEE-Mains (Paper-1) 2021 / SAT  (Scholastic Assessment Test)/ PERA-CET 2021 Exam and should obtain a non-zero score in this qualifying examination
 

  • 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.
    • And
    • The candidate should have appeared for Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) / JEE-Main (Paper-1) 2021 /PERA-CET 2021 and should obtain a non-zero score in this qualifying examination.
    • Any other criterion declared from time to time by the Admission Authority - Somaiya Vidyavihar University.

Admission Process for First Year B.Tech. 2021-22

Step1

Step 1

A candidates will be eligible to apply if she/he has a non-zero score for Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) / JEE-Main (Paper-1) 2021 /PERA CET-2021 / MHT-CET 2021 examination.

Application form fee is Rs. 2000/- which is neither refundable nor transferable under any circumstances.  

Step2

Step 2

There are following phases of admissions:

Step3

Step 3

A candidate can apply for any one or more than one phases (including all the phases) within the same application form by selecting appropriate options of entrance examinations using tick-mark. He /she is required to fill relevant information for the entrance examination as applicable for the selected phase and upload requisite documents. However, before selecting an option, eligibility for the respective phase needs to be ensured.

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 the seat offered to him / her or corresponding waitlisted number.

Important Dates for First Year B.Tech. 2021-22

Phases Rounds Form Acceptance Allotment of provisional/ final seats Fee payment deadline Remark
Phase 1 SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test)  
Round 1 18th March 2021 – 17 th April 2021 30th April 2021 9th May 2021 Completed
Round 2 1st May 2021 -    5th June 2021 15th June 2021 22nd June 2021 Completed
Round 3 6th June 2021 – 21st July 2021 26th July 2021 3rd August 2021 Completed
Phase 2 JEE Main Best of Two (Feb / Mar 2021)  Round 1 19th March 2021 – 9th May 2021 25th May 2021 2nd June 2021 Completed
Round 2 10th May 2021 - 20th June 2021 5th July 2021 15th July 2021 Completed
Round 3 21st June 2021 - 22nd July 2021 5th August 2021 15th August 2021 Completed
Phase 3 JEE Main Best of All 2021 Round 1 16th September 2021 – 30th September 2021 Will be announced in due course of time  
Phase 4 PERA-CET 2021 Round 1 24th July 2021 - 4thAugust 2021 18th August 2021 27th August 2021 Completed
Round 2 7th August 2021 - 17th September 2021   Will be announced in Due Course of Time  
Phase 5 MHT-CET 2021 Will be announced in Due Course of Time

PERA CET-2021  Online Proctored Entrance Examination Schedule 28th August 2021 timing 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM

For more details visit PERA CET 2021 Schedule

Important Note:

The above mentioned schedule may change due to unavoidable circumstances or as per directives of the admitting authority. The same will be updated on the website. Hence all concerned are requested to periodically update themselves based on the information available on the college website. No personal communication will be sent to any candidate. 

Important Instructions for First Year B.Tech. 2021-22

  1. Resident Indians : The candidate may also apply under NRI sponsor Category, if he/ she is satisfying the criteria (mentioned in NRI/ NRI sponsor/ PIO (OCI)/ FN category)
  2. A provisional seat will be offered to a candidate based on the merit, branch of preference and availability of seats; all taken together. Details of the seat offered or appropriate waitlisted number will be communicated to the said candidate via email.
  3. A candidate who is offered a provisional seat needs to pay a requisite amount on or before the last date as mentioned in the admission schedule (i.e. deadline), to secure the offered seat.
  4. Candidates who do not pay the requisite amount as per the deadline will lose his/her claim on the offered seat during that phase/round.
  5. Provisional admission needs to be confirmed within eight working days of declaration of result of H.S.C. or equivalent examinations, by paying balance fees.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. In case of up-gradation/ betterment of seat offered/allotted in subsequent phases, the candidate has to pay processing fees of Rs.5000/- only (non-refundable). No processing fee is applicable if up-gradation/betterment of seat is offered/ allotted within the same phase.
  10. At any point of time, candidates will not be permitted to hold two seats offered in two different phases / rounds in K J Somaiya Engineering College. Candidate has to forgo one of the seats which is offered to him / her while confirming the other.
  11. The schedule of admissions in any of the phases and / or rounds may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive or instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. Under such situations, the revised schedule will be updated on the website of the college.

Documents required for First Year B.Tech. 2021-22

For Resident Indian Students

  • Allotment Letter issued by K J Somaiya College of Engineering for admission to First Year B. Tech. in Academic year 2021-22
  • Scorecard for at least one of the following: MHT CET 2021 examination OR JEE Main (Paper 1) 2021 examination OR  SAT  (Scholastic Assessment Test)  OR PERA CET 2021 Exam
  • Mark list for HSC or Equivalent examination (Self attested copy)
  • Mark list for S.S.C. or Equivalent examination (Self attested copy)
  • Leaving Certificate from the last attended institution (Self attested copy)                   
  • Caste Certificate, Caste Validity if candidate belongs to reserve category under SC/ST/OBC /VJ-NT (Self attested copy)
  • Aadhaar Card, Two passport size Photographs of the candidate
  • Maharashtra State Domicile Certificate
  • Indian Nationality Certificate (If not mentioned on the  Leaving Certificate)
  • Gap Certificate/ Affidavit (if HSC passed before prior to Academic Year 2020-21)
  • Equivalence Certificate / Migration Certificate of Concern Board (if student passed HSC from other than Maharashtra Board)
  • Medical fitness certificate also indicating the blood group issued by registered medical practitioner 
 
  • Note : Applicable for only Gujarati Linguistic Minority Candidate
Minority
  • 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
  • Note : Applicable for only Person With Disability Candidate
  • A candidate should have a respective disability certificate from the competent authority issuing such certificate clearly state the disability is not less than 40% and disability is permanent in nature. 
  • Note : Applicable for only Sports Quota
  • Certificate issue by competent authorities in a sport competition at  State/National /International competitions
  • Credential will be evaluated by Authorities of SVU

For Non-Resident Indian & Other students

  • Allotment Letter issued by K J Somaiya College of Engineering for admission to First Year B. Tech. in Academic year 2021-22
  • Scorecard for at least one of the following: MHT CET 2021 examination OR JEE Main(Paper 1) 2021 examination OR  SAT  (Scholastic Assessment Test)  OR PERA CET 2021 Exam
  • Mark list for HSC or Equivalent examination (Self attested copy)
  • Mark list for S.S.C. or Equivalent examination (Self attested copy)
  • Eligibility certificate from Association of Universities (AIU) New Delhi (if applicable)
  • Leaving Certificate from the last attended institution (Self attested copy)                   
  • Aadhaar Card, (if available and Self attested),Two passport size Photographs of the candidate
  • Proof of NRI
    • A letter issued by an Indian embassy indicating NRI status of parent/ sponsor/ candidate
    • Certificate issued by the Indian Embassy indicating NRI status of Sponsor/ parent/ candidate
    • Off Shore Certificate issued by the organization (In case of ward of Merchant Navy)
  • Passport’s copy of parent/sponsor/ candidate
  • PIO (OCI) card copy (In case if the candidate is admitted under PIO(OCI) category)
  • Gap Certificate/ Affidavit (if HSC passed before prior to Academic Year 2020-21)
  • Medical fitness certificate also indicating the blood group issued by registered medical practitioner 

Annual Fee for First Year Engineering AY 2021-22

Particulars For Indian Students For NRI & Other Students
Tuition Fee 2,94,412 4,41,618
Development Fee 44,288 44,288
Examination Fee 3,300 3,300
Caution money Deposit (Refundable) 1,000 1,000
Library Deposit (Refundable) 2,000 2,000
Total (INR) 3,45,000 4,92,206

Note:  

  • In addition to the above fees, the candidate has to pay towards insurance fees as actual.
  • There may be an approximate increase of 8% in the annual fees for the subsequent years of study for those students who are admitted in the F.Y.B.Tech in Academic Year 2021-22.

Cancellation policy for First Year B.Tech. 2021-22

Refer Revised Policy:
Cancellations will as per UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar in view of the COVID-19 Pandemic July 2021

Important Note:

  1. Total Fees for First Year B.Tech for academic year 2021-22 (Except NRI, PIO, FN, CIWGC etc): Rs. 3,45,000/-
  2. Tentative date of commencement academic term 2021-22: It will be announced in due course of time.

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 academic year 2021-22. 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.

Mode of Examination

SET-E 2021 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 2019, 2020 or appearing in 2021 can appear for SET-E 2021 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 Defense 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 2021

For Detailed syllabus for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Click here

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 Started on 18th March,2021
Infrastructure Readiness Check (IRC) 14th June 2021 - (10 am - 12 noon)
Data Requirement Check ( Mock Test) 16th June & 17th June 2021 - (10 am - 12 noon) 
Date of Examination 19th June, 2021- (10 am - 12 pm)
Candidate Self Registration Time of Self Registration for all candidate from
8.00 am -09.55 am on 19th June, 2021

Fees payable for SET-E 2021:

Candidates appearing for Somaiya Entrance Test for Engineering (SET-E 2021) will have to pay an additional INR 2,000/- towards examination fees (non-refundable)

 Important Help Documents of SET-E 2021

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