Zagdu Singh Charitable Trust’s Thakur College of Engineering and Technology     ( TCET ), Kandivali
Year of Establishment :
Thakur College of Engineering and Technologywas established in the year 2001 with a clear objective to provide quality technical education in sync. with international standards. Thakur Polytechnic.
The college was founded by Zagdu Singh Charitable Trust and is recognized by AICTE & approved by DTE.
History :
TCET, one of the premiere institutes under the umbrella of Thakur Educational Group ( TEG ), started Degree Engineering College near Thakur Village, Kandivali to nurture young talents in the field of engineering and technology with quality education.
The management’s commitment to excellence and relevance in technical education is reflected in the marvelous infrastructure that is comparable to the finest institution of its type in the country.
The College has 51% reserved seats for  the Hindi Speaking community.
College  Grade  / Ranking :
Thakur College of Engineering and Technology, a Degree Engineering College is located near Thakur Village. The Important landmarks around the college include Thakur Fame Cinema.
The college can be easily reached from Kandivali Station & Borivali Station. The College is near to Western Express Highway.
→ Western Railway Line - Kandivali Station ( Approx.  15 minutes by Auto from Kandivali station ) & Borivali Station ( Nearby 15 minutes by Auto from Borivali station )
Bus Services From :
→ Borivali Station (East) to Thakur Polytechnic - 400
→ Kandivali Station (East) to Thakur Polytechnic - 300
Admissions  :
Thakur College of Engineering and Technologyhas 51% admission seats reserved for the Hindi Speaking community. The admission process for other seats is through CAP Rounds based on MH – CET Score.
1) Undergraduate Admissions – ( Bachelor of Engineering - B.E. ) :
TCET admits students for undergraduate programs based on their scores in the MH-CET (Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test).
2) Postgraduate Admissions – ( Master of Engineering - M.E. ) :
Admissions for postgraduate programs are through GATE Score (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) or sponsorship. TCET offers M.E. courses in Computer Engineering, I.T. ( Information Technology ) & Electronics & Tele - Communication Engineeringwith Intake capacity of 18 students for each branch.
Upto 5% Seats of Sanctioned Intake are offered towards Non Residential Indians (NRI) under Institute Quota.
Courses / Departments :
Branch Course Intake Course Start Year
EXTC Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering 120 2001
CMPN Computer Engineering 120 2001
INFT Information Technology 120 2001
ETRX Electronics Engineering 60 2008
MECH Mechanical Engineering 120 2012
Student Societies @ Thakur :
1) IEEE - TCET boasts of a head count of 136 students across all departments. Being an IEEE member entitles them to a monthly magazine, access to the IEEE international website and various other benefits.
2) CSI-TCET is the student branch of the Computer Society of India (CSI) at Thakur College of Engineering and Technology (TCET), Mumbai. 
3) CSI-TCET aims to provide the students of TCET, across all four departments, the best opportunities to gain knowledge and get experience in diverse fields and thus help them become better professionals.
College Campus :
The grand five-storied building of Thakur Engineering College housing modern computer laboratories, spacious classrooms, well equipped laboratories, workshops, computer centre with server room, a well-stocked library, wide and well lit clean corridors and a large canteen has set new standards in providing facilities at an international level.
Air - conditioned classrooms / seminar halls are well planned and well equipped with single seater benches. Seminar halls are well equipped with audio-visual facilities and INTERNET connectivity.
The expansive campus with lawns, gardens, playgrounds, parking lot and a temple ensures the right academic ambience essential for a center of higher education.
College Fees :
For Degree Engineering ( B.E. ) Course Fees are :
→ Rs. 1,06,463 per year
Library :
Shri Ram Narayan Singh Thakur Memorial Library was Estd. In 2006.
Learning Resource Centre ( Central Library ) of Thakur Engineering College is located on 4th floor of the college building with 825 Sq. m. built area. LRC is highly modular. There are about 15,000 books, 60 - Printed journals &  15 magazines ( National & International ).
Festivals / College Events :
1) 'SOJOURN' - The annual cultural festival Sojourn is one of the most awaited events at the college campus.
Scheduled in the month of March - April, this is an event where students take a brief time off their busy schedule and strive hard to acclaim skill in the field of performing arts.
The campus is set on fire with the enthusiasm exhibited by students in an array of events like Fashion show, Nach Baliye, Drama, Laughter Challenge, Debates, GDs, Ad mad show & Antakshari.
For those with a literary inclination there are Debates, Group discussions, and many extempore events which test lateral thinking ability. For the imaginative and creative, there are events like Canvas painting and Tattoo making competitions
2) 'ENERTIA' - ENERTIA sports festival of Thakur Engineering College gets of hundreds of entries from over 40 Engineering Colleges from all over Mumbai. It is the platform for a large number of students from the technical field to show their sporting aptitude and it promises to be bigger and better with every coming year.
3) 'Zephyr' - Technical Festival of Thakur College usually held in odd semesters. Born in 2007, with a motto to bring together fun, knowledge, creativity, innovation & freshness in all spheres of student’s Life.
Campus Placements :
TCET has an enviable record in placement of students. The institute has been accredited by companies like Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture, iGate, Patni and Tech- Mahindra etc.
At present more than 25 companies are visiting for campus recruitment every year and almost all eligible students are placed through campus. Special efforts are also taken to place the non-eligible students.
→ Average Salary Package : 2.5 lakh per year
Contact :
Thakur College of Engineering and Technology ( TCET ),
Thakur Shyamnarayan Marg,
Thakur Village, Kandivali ( East ),
Mumbai - 400101.
Tel : +91 022 6730 8000, +91 022 2846 1891 / 1892.
Fax : +91 022 2846 1890
Thakur College of Engineering and Technology Website :
Email :
Opinion / Review :
Application of modern technology in teaching - learning process and effective governance of the college makes TCET unique. Key initiative like teacher guardian scheme, book bank scheme, induction of resource books, yearly organization of events like ICWET, technical and cultural festivals makes TCET an institute with a difference.
Thus, within just 11 years of its existence, TCET has carved out a niche for itself as one of the leading engineering colleges under the University of Mumbai.