The Thakur College of Engineering & Technology (TCET) was established in academic year 2001-02 with a clear objective of providing quality technical education in tune with international standards and contemporary global requirements. The College is recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) & Govt. of Maharashtra and is affiliated to the University of Mumbai (UOM). All the courses at the U.G. level, eligible for accreditation in 2011 i.e. Electronics & Telecommunication (EXTC), Information Technology, IT and Computer Engineering CMPN) were accredited by NBA for three years w.e.f. 16.9.2011. Moreover, these programmes are also given permanent affiliation w.e.f. A.Y. 2015-16 onwards.
The Institute applied for 2nd time accreditation for its UG Programmes i.e. EXTC, IT and CMPN, and 1st time accreditation of Electronics Engineering (ETRX) as it became eligible after three batches passed out in 2015. All programmes were accredited for 3 years w.e.f. 01-07-2016. Institute will be applying for permanent affiliation of ETRX programme.
TCET is a private self financed linguistic (Hindi speaking) minority institute since its inception.
Institute is located in the western suburbs of city at Thakur Village, Kandivali (E), Mumbai. It is well connected by western express highway, western railway and the domestic airport.
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 imposing five-storied building, housing state-of-the-art 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, conference hall, seminar halls has set new standards in providing facilities of international level.
The sprawling campus with lawns, gardens, playgrounds, parking lot and a temple ensures the right academic ambience essential for a centre of higher education.
At TCET, the importance of faculty is well understood and is reflected in qualified, experienced and permanent teaching staff in all departments. A closely monitored quality assurance mechanism ensures proper coverage of syllabus within a right time frame. Additional coaching in comparatively difficult topics in various subjects and group mentoring are some of the healthy practices followed at TCET. Bridge courses and other training programmes prepare the student for professional acceptance in industry with an edge over the others at national and international levels.
Application of modern technology in teaching- learning process and effective day-to-day governance of the college makes TCET unique. Key initiatives like teacherguardian scheme, book bank scheme, induction of resource books, yearly organisation of events (like Multicon-W, technical and cultural festivals etc.) make TCET an institute with a difference. Thus, within just 15 years of its existence, TCET has carved out a niche for itself as one of the leading engineering Colleges under Thakur Education Group and University of Mumbai.