Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE) was established
in 1962 as a Government Aided Engineering College. It was started with three conventional
courses. viz., Civil, Electrical and Mechanical with an intake of 40 in each branch
which was subsequently increased to 60. The institute is permanently affiliated
to University of Mumbai.
SPCE was the only institute offering four year Part Time (Evening) Degree Courses
in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical branches to encourage serving diploma engineers
to improve their qualifications and update their knowledge. The next stage in development
aimed at raising the level of the institute to Post Graduate by starting Post Graduate
Course in Civil and Mechanical. The institute introduced first P. G. course namely
M.E. (Civil) with Structural Engineering Subjects in the year 1988 with the aid
from Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. Subsequently
Post Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering disciplines was also introduced.
Over the last 50 years the college has gained an excellent reputation in the field
of Technical Education. S.P.C.E. Grade â€œAâ€ rating engineering college from Govt.
of Maharashtra has maintained a proud tradition of excellent academic records by
securing high ranks, gold medals and other awards in the University Exams. The college
has produced many graduates and Post-graduate Engineers, many of our past students
are now leaders in their professions. S.P.C.E. Alumni can be found in all public
and private sector organizations operating in diverse fields, often holding senior
and key positions in the organization.
The institute is a recognized PhD and QIP center. It has become autonomous since
2010 and is one of the TEQIP- II institutes.