Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Shegaon (SSGMCE), one of the premier institutes in the field of engineering, was established in 1983 by Shri Gajanan Shikshan Sanstha, Shegaon. It is affiliated to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati, recognized by AICTE, New Delhi and Approved by DTE, Maharashtra State, Mumbai. SSGMCE has the recognition to be the re-accredited institute by NAAC, Bangalore and the courses are also accredited by NBA, AICTE, New Delhi. The Institute was selected as the Network Institute under NPIU’s TEQIP, MHRD, Govt. of India under Phase-I. SSGMCE is Honoured with Dewang Mehta National EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AWARD - 2015 & 2016, CII-GRATITUDE AWARD, Nov. 2016 and Honoured as Management College of the Year 2016 by Higher Education Review Magazine, Nov. 2016. Career360 Magazine, Nov. 2016 ranked the institute as “AA+”, Ranked amongst 100 India's top-Tech Schools 2015-DATAQUEST-CMR and B-School of India by Outlook-Drishti Survey 2015.
Over three decades, it has successfully nurtured young Indians in engineering and managerial professionals for the betterment of society and humanity as a whole. It is well known for its visionary management, dedicated and devoted faculty, state of the art infrastructure and discipline. It is also known for the overall development of the students’ personality with distinct value based spiritual environment. It primarily focuses on the four major pillars of the students’ development: Intellectual, Spiritual, Physical and Social. It also provides facilities for the pursuit of excellence and academically suitable climate of the scholarship in terms of curriculum and curricular performance of the students.
The Institute offers 5 Undergraduate engineering courses and 5 Postgraduate (4 Engineering and 1 Management) courses. All the laboratories have been recognized as centers for Ph.D programme. It has excellent physical facilities in the form of residential and academic buildings, library, laboratories, equipments, hostels, Yoga and Meditation Centre etc. of its own spread over neat and clean 82 acres of campus. It provides Indoor/ Outdoor Sport facilities with Wooden Flooring Badminton Court, Hi-tech Gymnasium Centre, Skating Ring (National Standard), Cricket Ground of International Standard.
It also provides the administrative set up and the pattern of governance involving the faculty members who are conducive to academic innovations and development. SSGMCE promotes healthy practices such as Community Development Service, extension activities, and projects for the benefit of the society at large. SSGMCE is considered as one of the best institutes in the region and holds the strength to be accountable for the content and quality of education.
SSGMCE has its own vision and mission to steer the institute to become one of the best institutes in the region. Due to globalization, technology is changing rapidly and to cope up with the rapid changes, SSGMCE has its own dedicated Research Center which contains the state of the art set up with VLSI and Embedded System Design Center (CADENCE & XILINX equipped), SAP-ERP Center, Data Centre, Electrical Power Research Lab, IP Cell, Multimedia Unit, and Entrepreneurship Development Cell by DST, Govt. of India. Also the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt. of India has sanctioned a scheme titled “Financial Assistance for Entrepreneurial Development”. SSGMCE is recognized as the Scientific and Industrial Research Organization by DSIR, Govt. of India. It has established the Solar Radiation Monitoring Centre by CWET, Chennai, MNRE Govt. of India, Specially designed Energy Storage Bank tested by CPRI, Bangalore & ERTL, Mumbai having its own Solar Research Center and its Solar Energy Products are approved by MNRE, Govt. of India and used by various sections of the society. Other facilities at SSGMCE include Sant Gajanan Tool Room (Advanced VMC & CNC machines), CAD/CAM, CFD Center, Skill Development Centre, Advance Welding Centre, IIT Remote Centre, High Voltage Testing Facility etc.
The institution pursues high standards as reflected in its consistent good placement record and results of students in the university examinations. It has the unique Central Library having 29226 titles, 85891 books, 2005 electronic information collection, 7508 bound volumes/projects and large subscription of international, national journals with 475 online access journals and 75 print journals with a total expenditure worth of Rs. 3.15 crore. The Institute has signed MOUs with various companies and entered into agreements with Industrial and Research Organizations in different fields and sectors to promote different forms of interaction and assist students to connect themselves with the changing scenario in engineering. The institute has academic collaborations with De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, Membership of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Member of ISBA, Govt. of India. The Indian STEP and Business Incubator Association (ISBA). [STEPs - Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Parks].
MOU with Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (MACCIA), Mumbai, Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) and, Many MOU’s are signed with Industry partners like, Scientech Ltd., OASIS, ORACLE, MSME-DI, Legrant India Pvt. Ltd, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Vardhan Sintex etc., for Technology Transfer, Project Work, and Training Courses for Summer Internship Project.
The Government of Maharashtra bestowed upon the Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan the trust to start an engineering college in 1983. It resulted in the establishment of Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Shegaon on 13th August 1983 in the rented premises. The management committed itself for the growth of the college seeking advice and support from intellectuals, administrators and experts from various fields. This saw the college to grow by leaps and bounds adding feathers to its cap in the form of new engineering courses including Post Graduate and awards of recognition and approval from various regulatory authorities. What we see today is the pious and sincere efforts of all the stakeholders during the last 33 years’ journey of the college under the stewardship of Hon. Shri. Shivshankarbhau Patil.