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The 10 Advantages of being a student at Mumbai's Engineering College

The Mumbai engineering college known as city of dreams and almost everyone wants to visit and set a base in Mumbai. And we have to admit that living in Mumbai as it has set of perks. There are many Engineering Colleges in India and Mumbai Engineering College is one among them that provides the best Course.

Yes there are many exciting places to visit the crowds are mostly well behaved and the city is definitely well connected. Students wanting to study engineering have many reasons to study.

The truth of the matter lies in the fact that each year more than 60 to 70 students among the top 10 rank holders in IIT-JEE opt to pursue a degree course at IIT Bombay, making it the institute of choice among the engineering students.

Internship opportunity

For any professional course, these days, it is mandatory to get the necessary practical/industrial exposure and a student can only find out the stark realities of the professional world by working at the top firms. And there is no better place than Mumbai to seek internships. What’s more, even engineering students studying in other India cities, send in their resume to pursue an internship post in Mumbai.

Exposure

Mumbai engineering colleges along with the life the city offers, as a whole, helps shape the personality of students. Apart from getting good industrial exposure, the city also helps enhance the personality of students.

Also, some students who graduated from IIT Bombay shared that studying in the city make them more independent and extrovert. So, much so that they developed confidence to approach anyone and strike a meaningful conversation.

Real estate hub

Students wanting to get a degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering are in for a treat if they pursue their education from one of the many renowned institutes in Mumbai. The primary reason behind this is the much talked about real estate establishments of the city. Just like being a manufacturing hub, Mumbai is also a real estate hub.

So, much so that recently as per an Economic Times news report, HSBC bank bought a duplex apartment which overlooks the Arabian Sea for around Rs 60 crore. The fact that left everyone gasping was that the apartment is located in South Mumbai's Mahalaxmi locality.

Social life Above all, Mumbai engineering colleges offer students an extremely happening social life. Surveys also reveal that students pursuing an engineering degree in Mumbai are much more likely to mingle with students of different branches as well as courses as compared to their counterparts studying in engineering colleges located at Delhi, Kharagpur and Madras.

Also, Mumbai has an extremely exciting night life along with having some of the best restaurants of the country. But, we are sure that engineering students will not be too interested in visiting these high-end places because their wallets are sure to be tied to a tight string.

But let this aspect not dampen your spirits because students can easily chill out at affordable places, cafes and even munch tasty yet extremely affordable treats at Juhu and Chowpatty Beach.

Fests

Hands-down Mumbai colleges are known to host the best college fests. And here, we are not just talking about engineering colleges but fests conducted by various educational institutes in the city.

Huge crowds are known to be present at college fests conducted by Mumbai’s educational institutes. So whether it is Mood-I of IIT Bombay, Malhar Festival of St Xavier’s College or Umang conducted by NM College, one can surely expect the unexpected when it comes to going for a college fest in Mumbai.

Academics

Most of the engineering educational institutes in Mumbai have very good faculty. The syllabus is well laid out and students are provided with as much practical exposure as possible. Some of the best engineering colleges in Mumbai are:

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay)

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

Institute of Chemical Technology

Sardar Patel College of Engineering

Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering Placement opportunity

Mumbai is the financial capital of the country and so there is no dearth of employment opportunities in the city. Engineering students from different streams can choose the job profile as well as the company/firm of their preference from the wide variety of options available to them.

So, be it the banking, technology, computer science or the advertising and entertainment sector, all the popular firms have offices in Mumbai.

Manufacturing hub

Another highlight of Mumbai is that it is a manufacturing hub. So, students wanting to pursue an engineering degree in mechanical, automotive, electronics and electrical branches would be studying at the most sought after location for pursuing such an educational field in India.

Mumbai city has many thriving manufacturing units for ayurvedic drugs, textiles, steel and the located in areas such as Thane, Bhiwandi, Belapur, Kalyan.

Safety

Well, time and again it is said that Mumbai is an extremely safe city. Our thoughts were confirmed by Akshay Bhaseen, an IIT Bombay student who shared that on a recent visit to IIT Delhi for a sports event, the conducting authority issued an advisory that students should not leave the campus after 10 pm. However, he further shared that there are no such tabs kept at his engineering college.

We are sure that girls aspiring to become engineers gave a shout of joy on this.

Food

Being the vibrant metro it is, Mumbai offers wide variety of cuisine to students and that too at extremely affordable prices. Mumbai’s street food is to die for and some popular yet affordable eating joints in Mumbai are:

Pav bhaji at Sardar's which is a five minute walk from Mumbai Central Station.

Kebabs at Sarvi, Mohammed Ali Road.

Vada pav at Anand opposite Mithibai College.

Pani puri at Elco Pani Puri Centre located at Hill Road.

Chicken tikka rolls at Bademiya located at Tulloch Road.

Bhel puri at Sharmajee's and Badshah's at Chowpatty Beach.

Kheema Pav at Olympia Coffee House located in Colaba.

These are some of the perks of studying at Mumbai’s engineering colleges. Let us know if you agree or disagree with our list in the comments section.

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