Located in the Matunga region, Mumbai, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute imparts the best quality education in different fields of engineering and technology.
Established in 1887 as Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute, this one of the oldest engineering colleges in Asia was rechristened to its present title on January 26, 1997.
Started with only two departments, namely the Sir J. J. School of Mechanical Engineering and the Ripon Textile School, today VJTI offers over 27 courses at UG, PG, PG Diploma and Doctorate level to more than 3000 students.
Financially supported by the Government of Maharashtra, VJTI is the first Mumbai University affiliated institution that was granted autonomy in 2004.
Initially, VJTI Mumbai workshops started functioning from a building in Byculla donated by Sir Dinshaw Maneckji Peti. Soon after the World War in1923, the institution relocated to its present campus at Matunga.
Spread over a spacious 16-acre campus, VJTI Mumbai has well-equipped classrooms, separate hostels with a capacity to accommodate about 664 students, computer laboratories, lecture halls, canteen and many other facilities.
VJTI made it to the list of top-100 engineering colleges in India and featured at 95th position by the NIRF in 2018.
VJIT Mumbai: Extending study outside the boundary of classrooms and labs
Implementing a practical learning approach in the regular curriculum, VJTI Mumbai always strives to provide students with great exposure by organizing workshops, short-courses, conferences etc at the college campus. Aiming to enable students to expand their knowledge and hone their skills, VJTI Mumbai offers a wide variety of certification courses, workshops, and training programmes for students.
Besides, providing excellent training in a wide variety of regular UG, PG and Doctorate courses, this institution also offers several courses under the Continuing Education Programme for budding engineers. Apart from conducting some CISCO certified short-term courses for students across the state, this institution also organizes a wide array of GIAN courses covering some latest areas of cutting-edge technology and science.
Consisting of students from all the courses, the college has a Social Group to promote extra-curricular events at the campus. From organizing exhibitions, lectures, debates, guest-talks with famous personalities to conducting annual fest and several inter-college competitions, the Social Group is responsible for a wide range of duties. While the Gymkhana Group of VJTI Mumbai promotes sports and outdoor games like cricket, football, etc, the dedicated Complaints Committee of this college handles sexual harassment complaints against women in the campus.
The annual magazine of the college, Nirmaan that has an enriched legacy of over 50 years, provides students with a strong platform to display their artistic and literary prowess. Be it helping students to expand their skills or encouraging them to foster their creativity, VJTI Mumbai offers myriad opportunities for students to kindle their passions and interests.
Schedule for Workshops and Conferences at VJTI Mumbai
At VJIT Mumbai, every day brings new opportunities to learn and experience something new for students. In a bid to enable students to expand their knowledge, there are plenty of events scheduled throughout the year. To check out the full schedule of VJIT workshops, check the upcoming events page of the official website.
Here are further details about two of the most coveted extra-curricular events held on campus:
Started in 2000, Technovanza is the annual Techno-Management festival of VJIT Mumbai. Aiming to spread the knowledge of technology to every part of the society, this three-day- long fest is organized by the students of VJIT in the month of December every year.
Providing the budding engineers with a strong platform, this fest not only allows them to exhibit their technical expertise but also encourage them to use technology to empower society.
Encompassing more than 25 events including several competitions and exhibitions, every year Technovanza attracts a footfall of more than 35,000 participants from different colleges across the country. Technovanza has grown leaps and bounds over the last 18 years to become the largest and most awaited techno-management fest in Maharashtra.
As a part of the fest, some of the brightest minds and intellectuals from diverse fields of society are invited to attend the seminars and workshops at the Technovanza main event.[slideshare id=95942062&doc=portfolio-vjti2017-180504121335]
Organized by Vidyavilla Foundation at VJIT Mumbai, What after College (WAC) is their flagship workshop that helps students to find the most suitable career for them. Bringing dynamic industrialists, great educationists, entrepreneurs and several other eminent people together at one place, this one-of-a-kind career guidance workshop discusses manifold career opportunities suitable for college students after college course.
With their deep understanding of present industry trend, appropriate information, and experience, these experts help young college goers to select the most relevant career path that has a bright future as well as suits their personal interests. The event includes workshops like- Ethical Hacking, Robotics and IOT, Android, Automobile, etc.
Who can attend workshops at VJTI Mumbai?
Aiming to provide the best technical knowledge to students, VJTI conducts courses for both on-campus and off-campus aspirants. Besides, running a slew of workshops and short-term courses for students, VJTI Mumbai also provides courses under CEP programmes and GIAN courses that are accessible for working professionals, faculty members and researchers. It also offers Industry Recognized Certification Training Courses (CISCO certification) open to all graduates and diploma holders.
Why attend workshops at VJIT Mumbai?
Aiming to provide the premium quality training and better exposure to students, VJTI Mumbai attracts some of the greatest minds across multiple disciplines to address the seminars and workshops. The attendees comprise industry leaders, educationists, entrepreneurs and researchers who are working on some revolutionary science project or cutting-edge technologies. Attending VJTI Mumbai Workshops provides you with an insight into the current global market trends and future developments.
Apart from offering you, a nice opportunity to interact with some of the brightest minds of the country, the workshops and events also enable you to expand your network, which is pivotal for professional growth.
How to reach VJTI Mumbai?
Located at the heart of Mumbai city, VJTI campus is well connected with every part of the country by rail, road and air.
If opting for trains to reach VJIT, there are three ways to reach there.
Via Harbour line: Get off at Wadala or Kings Circle. VJIT is about 8-10 minutes of walk from both of these stations
Via Central line: Get down at Matunga station and take an auto for VJIT. The VJTI’s Chemistry department gate is within 15-20 minutes’ walk from the station.
Western line: Get off at Dadar station and take a taxi to reach the college.
Running on more than 17000 routes, MSRTC connects the neighbouring states with every part of Maharashtra. Located at a distance of 6 km, Wadala bus depot is the nearest bus terminus from VJIT.
The nearest airport to the institution is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It would take nearly 25 minutes in less traffic hours to reach VJTI from the airport by private taxi or cab.
Accommodation at Mumbai
For a few workshops or seminars, accommodation is arranged by the VJTI Mumbai management in the college hostel or guest-house. However, for other events or courses, students are required to arrange their own accommodation outside the campus. Located at the heart of the city Mumbai, this institution is surrounded by a wide variety of hotels and guest-houses catering to all budget. Before coming to VJIT Mumbai for any course or workshop, make sure to confirm your accommodation details with the organizers.
- Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, H R Mahajani Road, Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019
- Phone no: 9122-24198142, 091682 72222
Upcoming Workshops at VJIT Mumbai
For complete details on upcoming workshops and events scheduled to be held at VJIT Mumbai, check out this page ht.To get further details on registration, course fee, eligibility and other specific information, visit the particular page of individual workshops, courses, conferences and seminars. check out the upcoming workshops at VJIT Mumbai