Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering, Pusad

Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering (BNCoE), Pusad, founded in 1983,[6] is a not-for-profit[7] engineering college run by the Janta Shikshan Prasharak Mandal, located at Pusad, Yeotmal District in Vidarbha region of the state of Maharashtra, India.[8][9]

Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering, Pusad
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प्रज्वलितो ज्ञानमय प्रदीपा
Motto in English
Ignite learned lamps
(Kindle knowledgeable beacons)
TypeUndergraduate & Post-graduate Private Engineering College
FounderSudhakarrao Naik (late) (former Chief Minister of Maharashtra)
Parent institution
Janata Shikshan Prasarak Mandal (JSPM)
Academic affiliation
Association of Commonwealth Universities,[3]
ISO 9001- 2008,[4]
Institution of Engineers (India),[4]
Government of Maharashtra GRADE A' institute[4]
PresidentJaibhau Naik
PrincipalDr. Avinash M. Wankhade, PhD (Mech. Engg)
(Office: 07233-245229,
Resi: 07233-246309,[5]
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students2784 sanctioned (1910 enrolled)[6]
Other students
100+ in Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Sootgirni-Karla Road, Kakaddati
, , ,

Coordinates: 19°53′38″N 77°32′43″W / 19.89389°N 77.54528°W / 19.89389; -77.54528
Campus30 acre Urban in Kakaddati
LanguageEnglish (official medium of instruction,
Hindi and Marathi (both widely used on campus)
AffiliationsSant Gadge Baba Amravati University
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Kabaddi, Kho Kho, Softball, Table tennis, Lawn Tennis, Volleyball


Janta Shikshan Prasarak Mandal was established and registered as a society in 1960. The Founder President of JSPM was Late Shri. Vasantrao Naik former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Founder Secretary was Sudhakarrao Naik (former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and former Governor of Himachal Pradesh).

JSPM started Phulsing Naik Mahavidyalaya at Pusad with an enrollment of 100 student in 1961.

The JSPM society started Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering (BNCOE), Pusad in 1983-84; Sudhakarrao Naik Institute of Pharmacy, Pusad[10] and Dr. NP Hirani Institute of Polytechnic, Pusad [11] in 1984-85; JSPM College of Physical Education, Pusad in 1991.[12]

Currently, JSPM runs 22 schools, colleges and hostels.[13] Today JSPM society imparts quality education to more than 10,000 students every year.[14]


Located within Kakaddati locality, the college is 2 km on Karla Road from the Pusad town Bus stand, 110 km from district headquarters Yavatmal, 155 km from Amravati, 255 km from Nagpur, 580 km from the state capital Mumbai, 1290 km from the national capital Delhi and 1470 km from Hisar.[2]

Nearest railway station are at Nanded - 110 km for south bound, Akola - 140, 60 km from Hingoli and Washim  km for west & south bound, Wardha - 180 km for north bound and Nagpur - 255 km for north and east bound passengers.

Nearest airports with regular scheduled commercial flights is 255 km away Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport at Nagpur. Other airports nearby with no regular scheduled commercial flights are Yavatmal Airport at Yavatmal - 110 km, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Airport at Nanded - 110 km, Akola Airport at Akola - 140 km, Amravati Airport at Amravati - 155 km, and Osmanabad Airport at Osmanabad - 313 km.

Affiliations and accreditationEdit

BNCoE, Pusad is affiliated to the Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University which is recognized under Section 12(B) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act of Ministry of Human Resource Development (India), Government of India as well as accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) (Permanent AICTE Application#: 1-4318017).[2] Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University is an associate member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London.[3] Independent recognition of BNCoE, Pusad by University Grants Commission (UGC) makes it eligible for the UGC grants for the schemes related to students and teachers.[1]

BNCoE, Pusad is accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education and its successor National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for running undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various branches of engineering.[15][16]

BNCoE, Pusad is ISO 9001- 2008 certified, accredited by Institution of Engineers (India) and has been awarded 'GRADE A' by the Government of Maharashtra.[4]

BNCoE, Pusad Laboratory facilities have been recognized as PhD-level by the Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University. Though BNCoE, Pusad itself does not directly offer any PhD courses but this recognition allows its staff to pursue PhD courses while using college laboratory facilities for the research.

BNCoE, Pusad is ranked 23rd in Computer Science & Engineering and 29th in Mechanical Engineering among nearly 9,000 engineering colleges in India as per an all India survey[17] done by the SiliconIndia.[18] The same SiliconIndia survey also ranked BNCoE, Pusad 8th in Western India .[17] It is considered one of the top engineering college in Maharashtra state by the 3rd party independent sources.[8][17][19]


The college runs Bachelor of Engineering (BE)and Master of Engineering courses.[20]

Bachelor of Engineering (BE) coursesEdit

The college has 1st year intake of 660 in the Bachelor of Engineering (BE) courses of minimum 4 years duration in the following academic disciplines:[20]

Engineering Branch/Specialization Morning Shift Intake Evening Shift Intake Notes
Civil Engineering (started in 1983)[6] 120 0
Computer Science & Engineering (started in 1985)[6] 60 00
Information Technology (started in 2001)[6] 00 0
Mechanical Engineering (started in 1983)[6] 60
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (started in 1983)[6] 30 0
Electrical (started in 1983) and Power Engineering (started in 2012)[6] 60 0
Total 330 00 330

Master of Engineering (ME) coursesEdit

The college has 1st year intake of 18 students (total 52) in each of the following Master of Engineering courses of minimum 2 years (4 semester) duration.[20]

ME Course Specialization Department Intake Notes
CAD/CAM (started in 2011)[6] Mechanical Engineering 18
Computer Science & Engineering (started in 2011)[6] Computer Science & Engineering 18
Digital Electronics (started in 2010)[6] Electronics Engineering 18
Structural Engineering (started in 2010)[6] Civil Engineering 18
Total 72


The college has 43,200 square metres (465,000 sq ft) of buildings spread over a 30 acres (12 ha) campus which has the following on-site facilities:

Teaching, laboratories, and researchEdit

  • Auditorium: 750-seats centrally air-cooled auditorium
  • Classrooms: nearly 100 classrooms and labs spread across several buildings of Computer & IT block, Electronics and Electrical block, Civil & Mechanical block, Workshops and Admin block
  • Electricity: 24 Hrs. Electric Supply through express feeder with a 140 kVA backup Generator, college has also set up a Hybride Energy park with Solar Energy and Windmill
  • Internet: campus-wide 4 MBPS leased line internet and intranet connecting 1000+ computers, Wi-Fi Language lab, live lectures are delivered from IIT Bombay
  • Laboratory: 72 well furnished lab facilities, with equipment worth INR8+ crore, have been recognized as PhD-level by the Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, this allows the students staff to pursue undergraduate, ME and PhD-level research[6]
  • Library: Well equipped 1500 sq. meter LAN-connected computerized Digital Library with 11000+ titles, 60000+ books, 27 national and 450 international journals, reading space for 200 members, audio-video facilities, free book bank for 700 meritorious & Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC/CT) students, 30 internet terminals with 45MBps bandwidth connection, photocopy facilities and more than 1500 international E-journals (IEEE, ASME, ASCE), etc.[21][6] Library is open 24 hours during the exams. Further expansion of library is planned in 2014-15 with addition of 4500 sq meter air-conditioned reading space on the 1st floor as well as more class rooms on top of the library.
  • Teaching staff of 181 includes 23 professors, 48 Assistant professors and 120 lecturers with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 in 2017[6]
  • Competitive examination: Special classes for the GATE, GRE, TOEFL, etc.
  • Campus placement Department: organizes campus placement drives with employers (e.g. Indian Army, Indian Navy, Cognizant, IBM, Infosys, TCS, etc.) and provides training in employability, soft-skills, interviewing skills and guidance for the higher education in India and overseas



Cultural and social facilitiesEdit

Board of ManagementEdit

The longest-serving former Chief Minister of Maharashtra late Vasantrao Naik was the founder chairman of the Janta Shikshan Prasarak Mandal and its various educational institutes, including the Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering, Pusad. After him, his nephews late Sudhakarrao Naik (also a former Chief Minister of Maharashtra) and his brother Manohar Naik (current 2014-2019 MLA from Pusad) served as the members of the managing committee.[22]

Sister organizationsEdit

The Janata Shikshan Prasarak Mandal (JSPM), along with BNCOE, has also founded the following educational institutes:[6]

Professional Institutes

SN# Name Founded Courses Address Notes
1 Dr. NP HIrani Institute of Polytechnic, Pusad 1984 Diploma in Engineering Pusad-Karla road Right next to BNCOE
2 Sudhakarrao Naik Institute of Pharmacy, Pusad 1983 DipPharm, BPharm, MPharm 1.2 km from the Pusad bus stand on Pusad-Digras-Nagpur Road
3 Physical Education College, Pusad 1991 BPEd Pusad-Nagpur road

Degree Colleges

SN# Name Founded Courses Address Notes
4 Phulsingh Naik Mahavidalaya, Pusad 1961 HSc (Voc), BA, BSC, BCom, BCA, BLib, MA, MCom, MSc Pusad-Nagpur Road Across Pus River
5 Srimati Vatsalbai Naik Mahila Mahavidalaya 1989 11th and 12th, BA, BCom, BSC (home Science), MA (sanskrit, History, Home Eco) Talao layout

'Schools in Pusad city

SN# Name Founded Courses Address Notes
6 JSPM School, Pusad 1989 5th to 10th in front of Phulsing Naik Mahavidalaya on Nagpur road
7 JSPM School (new), Pusad 2003 8th to 10th Talav layout
8 JSPM School, Itawa 1989 1st to 4th Itawa, 1.2 km from Pusad bus stand on Nagpur road
9 JSPM Upper Primary Urdu School, Pusad 1990 1st to 7th Rabbani nagar, behind Pus River!

Outside Pusad city agglomeration

SN# Name Founded Courses Address Notes
10 JSPM School, Gaul 1992 5th to 12th Gaul village, Yavatmal district 32 km from Pusad on Pusad-Mahagaon MS HS 183
11 JSPM Urdu Vidayalaya, Fulsawangi 1990 5th to 12th Fulsawangi village, Mahagaon taluka, Yavatmal district 48 km from Pusad on Mahagaon-Kinwat MS HS 232 highway road[23]
12 JSPM Vidalaya, Bansi 1984 5th to 12th Bansi village 15 km from Pusad via a link road off Nagpur road[24]

In popular cultureEdit

BNCOE is the location of Anna's Canteen novel written by 1988-91 BNCOE alumni Charanjit Singh Minhas.[25][26][27] The BNCOE Pusad song pays tribute the life of students at BNCOE.[28]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "BNCOE's independent UGC recognition" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 June 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "BNCOE distance from key places". Archived from the original on 11 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering,Pusad". Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d "BNCOE achievements". Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  5. ^ "BNCOE principal details". Archived from the original on 16 May 2017. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u JSPM and BNCOE College details
  7. ^ BNCOE profile on Higher Education India portal
  8. ^ a b BNCOE location
  9. ^ "Babasaheb Naik College Of Engineering, Pusad". Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  10. ^ "Sudhakarrao Naik Institute of Pharmacy, Pusad". Archived from the original on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Dr. NP Hirani Institute of Polytechnic, Pusad". Archived from the original on 13 October 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  12. ^ JSPM College of Physical Education, Pusad
  13. ^ "22 JSPM run institutes" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  14. ^ "JSPM enrolled student numbers". Archived from the original on 19 January 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  15. ^ "Babasaheb Naik College Of Engineering". Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  16. ^ "Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering". Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  17. ^ a b c "BNCOE rank by Silicon India" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 January 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  18. ^ Silicon India ranking
  19. ^ BNCOE ranks high within Maharashtra
  20. ^ a b c Degrees offered by BNCOE
  21. ^ "BNCOE library" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  22. ^ JSPM and BNCOE managing Committee
  23. ^ Pusad to Fulsawangi google route
  24. ^ Pusad to Bansi google map route
  25. ^ Anna's Canteen novel on Google Books
  26. ^ Anna's Canteen review on Goodreads
  27. ^ Anna's Canteen review on Amazon
  28. ^ BNCOE Pusad song, from the 4th APNA (Awaz of Pusad in North America) Reunion 2016

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