Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering

Fr. Conceição Rodrigues College of Engineering (CRCE), (popularly known as Fr. Agnel Bandra) is a private engineering college in Mumbai, India.[1]

Fr. Conceição Rodrigues College of Engineering
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Fr. CRCE
Typeprivate
Established1984 (1984)
AffiliationUniversity of Mumbai
ChairmanFr. Saturnino Almeida
Academic staff
17
Administrative staff
5
Address, , ,
India

19°02′N 72°49′E / 19.04°N 72.81°E / 19.04; 72.81Coordinates: 19°02′N 72°49′E / 19.04°N 72.81°E / 19.04; 72.81
Websitewww.frcrce.ac.in

HistoryEdit

The college was started in 1984 with a single course of production engineering with an intake capacity of 60 students. In 1987 the course in electronics engineering was started with an intake capacity of 60 students. In 1991, the course in computer engineering was started with an intake capacity of 60 students. In 2001, the course in information technology was started with an intake capacity of 30 students.

The institute is named after the late Rev. Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues.[2] Under the inspiration of its founder, the Agnel Charities (the trustees of the Society of St. Francis Xavier, Pilar) realized that their contribution to the process of nation building would be through the spread of facilities for technical education. They founded technical education facilities in Bandra (Mumbai), Vashi (Navi Mumbai), Verna (Goa), New Delhi, Noida, Pune, and Ambarnath (Thane).

Accreditation and affiliationEdit

Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering (CRCE) is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra State (DTE) awarded an "A" grade to the college among various engineering colleges. In the social community it is regarded as one of the finest engineering colleges in Mumbai on account of its dedicated & disciplined academic approach, staff, infrastructure, research facilities, a strong alumni network & above all, excellent campus placements.[3]

Extracurricular and student activitiesEdit

The college hosts two festivals each academic year. The technical festival,"CResCEndo" was held in the odd semester but was shifted to even semester from the year 2017. It attracts participants from various engineering colleges in Mumbai.

The cultural festival, "Euphoria" (in the even semester) is an intra-college event only for the CRCEites.[4] The annual cultural fest Euphoria is the most awaited event of the year.

Apart from this the college also hosts the Annual National-level Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues Memorial Debate.

AlumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About CRCE". Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering. Retrieved 23 September 2021.
  2. ^ Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering, minglebox.com
  3. ^ Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering Bandra Mumbai, indiastudychannel.com, 22 October 2008, retrieved 4 August 2011
  4. ^ Festivals, gyancentral.com, 23 June 2011, archived from the original on 28 March 2012, retrieved 4 August 2011

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