Certificate Programmes

Admission to Certificate Programme for the academic year 2022 - 23

How to become a Somaiya student

K J Somaiya College of Engineering recognizes that learning doesn’t end when you leave campus. Our industry oriented Certificate Programmes are designed for Practicing Engineers, make advancements in their career, develop their passion for entrepreneurship, team leadership and more or simply for those who want to delve deeper into a specific topic.

These flexible courses provide practical exposure to the latest technology in well-equipped laboratories and workshops in a rich campus environment.

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




  • 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


  • 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 45 % 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 Certification 2022-23

  • Eligibility for Certificate Program in Mechatronics
    • B.E/B.Tech. in Mechanical, Production, Electrical and Electronics
    • Diploma in Mechanical, Production, Electrical and Electronics
  • Eligibility for Certificate Program in Data Science
    • Diploma or UG in Engineering and Technology (COMP/IT/ETRX/EXTC/Allied)
    • OR
    • B.Sc IT/COMP
    • OR
    • Candidates studying in final year of Diploma Engineering and Technology (COMP/IT/ETRX/EXTC/Allied Branches) / B.Sc IT/COMP
    • OR
    • Candidates studying in pre-final / final year of UG Engineering and Technology (COMP/IT/ETRX/EXTC/Allied)
    • HSC or equivalent
  • Eligibility for Certificate Program Industrial Automation and Robotics
    • Graduation with Computer Science / Information Technology / Electronics / Electronics and Telecommunication / Physics / Computational Sciences and allied fields OR
    • Engineering (or in final year) with Computer Science / Information Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication / Allied programs / Any Engineering Graduate with minimum 40% in the qualifying degree.OR
    • Diploma (or in final year) in Computer Science / Information Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication / Allied programs OR
    • Relevant 6 months working experience in allied field
  • Eligibility for Certificate Program in Cyber Security (Level 1)
    • Candidates pursuing (final year) / completed any Diploma or Graduation Program

Admission Process for Certification 2022-23


Step 1

Eligible candidates interested for admission are required to submit the online application form available on College Admission website https://admissions.somaiya.edu/


Step 2

Application Form Fee is Rs. 1,000/- (non-refundable)


Step 3

Admission will be offered based on the eligibility and availability of seats. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her offered seat or waitlisted number.

Important Dates

Application opening date Application closing date Final list of admitted student Confirmation of admission Start of course
01-11-2022 20-01-2023 25-01-2023 28-01-2023 01-02-2023

Important Instructions for Certification 2022-23

  1. Resident Indians : A candidate of Indian origin; who ordinarily is a resident of India, is eligible to apply under this category. Such a 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 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 may 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 phases 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 seats 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. 2022-23

  • Date of Birth proof
  • Proof of change in name / surname (if applicable)
  • Photo Id proof (Aadhar card/ PAN card/driving license/ passport)
  • SSC Certificate or Equivalent Examination Mark list
  • HSC Certificate or Equivalent Examination Mark list
  • Qualifying degree certificate / passing certificate (If final result is not available then ( Annexure-5)
  • For Engineering : (As per eligibility criteria)
    • Second Year mark list (Sem. III & IV)
    • Third Year mark list (Sem. V & VI)
    • Final Year mark list (Sem. VII & VIII)
  • Diploma completion certificate or Sem V certificate
  • Work experience certificate if applicable
  • No objection certificate from employer
  • Additional qualification certificate in similar field if any

Fees structure

Note: Fees Rs. 10,000/- per course and Students will get completion certificate of individual course

Name of Department Certificate Program Fees in Rs.per program Fees in Rs. Per Course
Department of Mechanical Engineering Mechatronics 50,000/- 10,000/-
Department of Computer Engineering and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Certificate Program in Data Science 50,000/- 10,000/-
Department of Electronics Engineering Certificate Program Industrial Automation and Robotics 40,000/- 10,000/-
Department of Information Technology Certification Programme in Cyber Security (Level 1) 60,000/- 10,000/-
Department of Information Technology     Certification Programme in Cyber Security (Level 2) 60,000/- 10,000/-
Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Certificate Programme in RF and Antenna 50,000/- 10,000/-

Cancellation policy 2022-23

Fees once paid will neither be refundable nor be transferable under any circumstances

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


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

Important Videos Regarding SET-E 2021