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K. J. Somaiya College Of Engineering - [KJSCE], Mumbai

K.J. Somaiya college was established in the year 1972 and has been a prominent educational institution ever since. It has a few sister institutions as well, which, together have a synergistic approach towards the growth of all the stakeholders. In 2006 and 2007, the college was listed among the top 350 urban colleges for the ‘Best College Award’ of the University of Mumbai. The institute offers various Bachelor’s as well as Master’s, Ph.D., and Junior college programs for Science and Commerce streams. The admission process for the year 2022-2023 has begun. Visit the official college Website to apply.

The college also offers a MCVC (minimum competency and vocational courses) program for students, after completion of their 10th standard. Students could opt for this job-oriented course than opt for the classical courses of Arts/ Science/ Commerce.

K.J. Somaiya college: Quick Facts

  1. The college offers many non-technological courses like B.Sc., B. Com.
  2. It also offers a job-oriented MCVC course for the students after the 10th standard.
  3. The college has received a grant of Rs. 69 Lakhs from DBT, to the scientific departments of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology & Physics, in 2014.
  4. In 2017, the mathematics, statistics, computer science, Geology & Biotechnology departments have been sanctioned Rs. 101 Lakhs.
  5. The K. J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce is an autonomous institution affiliated with the University of Mumbai.

K.J. Somaiya college: Ranking

  1. It was awarded as ‘Best College’ from 350 other colleges in the years 2006 & 2007.
  2. In 2010, it received the ‘Best College award’ from the University of Mumbai.
  3. In 2014, the college was also ranked among the top ten science colleges of the city by INDIA TODAY with rank of 4.
  4. In 2015 & 2016 it was ranked 3rd by INDIA TODAY.
  5. In 2017, it was ranked 7th by INDIA TODAY.
  6. It was ranked 24th among the best Science colleges in a country-wide ranking.
  7. In 2004, the NAAC committee accredited the college with an “A” grade which was further maintained in 2010 & 2016.

K.J. Somaiya college: Courses & Fees

The K. J. Somaiya College of Science & Commerce offers Bachelor’s, Masters, and Ph.D. Programs in the fields of Science & Commerce. It also offers Junior college programs in the fields of science & Commerce. The following table shows the courses and their fees.

Programs

Program Details

Selection Criteria

H. S. C. Science

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: The students must have completed their secondary education (10th standards board examination)
  • Fees: Rs. 11,000

10th standard score

H. S. C. Commerce

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: The students must have completed their secondary education (10th standards board examination)
  • Fees: Rs. 11,000

10th standard score

MCVC

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: The students must have completed their secondary education (10th standards board examination)
  • Fees: Rs. 3000- Rs. 4000

10th standard score

Bachelor of Science

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility criteria: 10+2 with 55% of minimum marks from the science discipline.
  • Fees: Rs. 11,342
  • Specializations: Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

10+2 score

Bachelor of Commerce

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility criteria: 10+2 with 55% minimum marks from the commerce discipline.
  • Fees: Rs. 10,042

10+2 score

Master of Science

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: Undergraduate degree from a recognized university with 55% minimum aggregate marks and corresponding subject as specialization.
  • Fees: Rs. 18,781
  • Specializations: Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

B. Sc. score

Master of Science by research

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: Undergraduate degree from a recognized university with 55% minimum aggregate marks & corresponding subject as specialization.
  • Fees: Rs. 18,781
  • Specializations: Chemistry
  • Zoology

B.Sc. score

K.J. Somaiya college: Cutoff

The admissions in K. J. Somaiya college are completely based on the merit of the student. The following table shows the average cut-off percentage throughout all the rounds, for the general category:

Program

Average cut-off trends (%)

BSc

60

B. Com

78

K.J. Somaiya college: Admission 

The students must follow the following steps to secure admission for any course/ program in K. J. Somaiya college:

  • Step 1: Fill the application form available on the admissions portal on the official website.
  • Step 2: Pay the application fees
  • Step 3: Wait for the merit list.

Note: The students will be selected on the basis of their merit in the previous program. This merit list will be uploaded on the official website.

  • Step 5: If you get shortlisted in the merit list, take the provisional admission.

K.J. Somaiya college: Placements

The placement cell at K. J. Somaiya College is very active in providing the right opportunities to their students. They provide opportunities for Undergraduates and Postgraduates passing out from the institute. It also arranges various training programs which focus on the skill development of the students and to get them ready for the industrial world. These programs involve Mock interviews, Group Discussions, Communication Skills workshops, etc.

The students of K. J. Somaiya College of Science & Commerce are placed in these Companies mentioned below:

Capgemini

Tridhatu Ltd

TCS

Zeus Ltd

LTI

Neosoftt

Infosys

Nucsoft

Wipro

iRaje

Zeus E-learning

Odessa technologies

The students receive Rs. 1.6 Lakh p.a. to Rs. 5.5 Lakh p. a. on average.

Highlights of the year 2019-2020

Name of Company

Packages Per annum

No. of students selected

No. of students appeared

Capgemini

2.5 Lakhs

27

90

TCS

1.93 Lakhs

15

65

LTI

2.6 Lakhs

8

90

Infosys

2.19 Lakhs

20

70

Wipro

1.89 Lakhs

2

60

Zeus Ltd.

2 Lakhs

1

5

Tridhatu Ltd.

5 Lakhs

1

10

K.J. Somaiya college: Scholarship

The students are granted scholarships based on the following factors:

Need-based: The students who belong to the reserved category of OBC, EBC, and SC/ ST receive a scholarship for providing all the relevant documents. The family income should be less than Rs. 3 Lakh p. a.

Merit-based: The meritorious students receive scholarships.

Special interest

Research

Subjects based: Subject-specific scholarships are designed for students with definite educational interests.

The students may also rely on these external funding opportunities:

Maharashtra Government scholarship. Click here to know more.

Social welfare Department – scholarship for category students. Click here to know more.

K.J. Somaiya college: FAQs

Q1) Which is the best SK Somaiya college or KJ Somaiya College?

Hence choosing KJ Somaiya college is better.

Q2) Is KJ Somaiya college autonomous?

Ans. Yes. KJ Somaiya college was recognized as an autonomous institution in the year 2014. This has helped in designing the best possible syllabus for the students and conduct exams separately from the University of Mumbai. The institute is still affiliated with the University of Mumbai.

Q3) Which international university does K. J. Somaiya College have a tie-up with?

Ans. Somaiya Vidyavihar has tie-ups in many countries including the USA, UK, Asia, Africa. A few of these universities are as follows:

Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham, UK

Beijing Foreign studies university

Communication University of China

New Jersey City university

The University of Akron

The University of Edinburgh

University of Fraser valley

Q4) How strict is the attendance policy in KJ Somaiya?

Ans. The K. J. Somaiya college is known for its reputation and good facilities. Attendance is not a major concern at KJ Somaiya college of science and commerce. The state rule is that you should have at least 75% attendance, that policy is rendered by the institute. But the students must not miss the practical sessions for their own good.

Q5) Is it worth applying to KJ Somaiya college?

Ans. Yes. KJ Somaiya college has a good reputation and each year students pass out with more skill sets and opportunities than the average students belonging to other institutions. The course curriculum is designed for the benefit of the students, the students are provided with placements and assistance. The teaching and course curriculum is job-oriented. The campus is also decent along with the faculty.

Contact Details

For further details and one-on-one help, please contact the undersigned

8088888710, Career Advisor


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