Abhishek Divekar

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering) | Batch of 2011

Pune Institute of Computer Technology- [PICT], Pune Review by Abhishek

Overall Rating : 7 / 10

Written on 28 Jan 2015

Academics & Faculty
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7 /10

  • Pune Institute of Computer Technology is affiliated to the University of Pune.
  • The academic schedule is fairly regular. Recently it has become stricter.
  • There are some internal unit tests apart from the two online and one written test conducted by the University of Pune.
  • Some of the faculty is really good while some others are average.

Foreign Exhange & International Exposure
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2 /10

  • As far as I remember, there is no foreign exchange program in the Pune Institute of Computer Technology campus. 

Fees & Scholarship
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6 /10

  • My course fee at Pune Institute of Computer Technology is Rs. 40k per year. The current college fees are close to Rs. 90k per annum.
  • There are some avenues for scholarships which are available to toppers every year.
  • There are some scholarships available for need-based candidates also.

Placements & Alumni Network
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9 /10

  • A lot of good internships and job opportunities exist in Pune Institute of Computer Technology.
  • There is scope to do some live projects right from the second year.
  • Job placements start after 3rd year and almost all get placed by the end of the year.
  • Since college is located in Pune, there is no dearth of really good companies from the IT sector that come to college.
  • Almost 90-95% batch gets placed.
  • Average salary package is close to Rs. 4 lakh pa.
  • Alumni network is pretty vast and is really good.

Infrastructure & Transportation
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8 /10

  • The quality of classrooms was poor at Pune Institute of Computer Technology.
  • However, recently they have upgraded to state of the art classrooms equipped with projectors.
  • The library is really exhaustive and the labs are pretty good.
  • The entire campus is Wi-fi enabled.
  • The college is well connected to major parts of the city.
  • Commuting facilities like buses and autos are easily available.

Hostels & Food
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9 /10

  • On campus, accommodation is limited at Pune Institute of Computer Technology.
  • However, there are a lot of reasonable and good quality options available for accommodation in the neighboring areas which are all walking distance from the college.
  • Since the entire area has a dominant student demographic, all the facilities required by students are available nearby at reasonable prices.
  • There are a huge number of options for food around the campus. 

Clubs & Associations
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7 /10

  • Pune Institute of Computer Technology has a very active IEEE branch.
  • The Arts circle of the college is very active, participates in a lot of inter-college competitions and provides a good platform for the students to showcase their creative side.
  • There are other clubs also and you can start your own if you are genuinely interested.
  • Sports infrastructure in the college is really bad.
  • Only 1 basketball court is present where people play basketball, cricket, football, volleyball and everything else you can possibly think of.

Social Atmosphere
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8 /10

  • There are a few NRI candidates as well at Pune Institute of Computer Technology.
  • Hence, diversity-wise there is a lot of scope for good exchange of ideas.
  • A lot of students coming to the college are really talented and a lot of peer learning takes place.
  • There are a lot of technical festivals happening in the college.
  • The social scene in college is a little low. However, there are a lot of great places to hang around in Pune and hence you can make your college life happening if you want.

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