Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Karvenagar

Location :

Cummins College of Engineering for Women is located in Karvenagar which is almost into the outskirts of Pune, but that doesn’t seem to be a very big problem, as it is easily accessible. Its a 15-20 minute walk from Karve Road where loads of PMT buses drop you. But the walk might become tiring during summers and two-wheelers are always more preferable.


Infrastructure :

The campus is big and nice to look at. It houses another 8 to 10 sister institutes like the architecture and the management college. Talking about Cummins College, the IT and Mechanical sections have separate buildings just to themselves. The other departments, though don't separate blocks, they are sufficiently big. Labs, classrooms and library are well-furnished and only a few grumble about anything that's out of place here. Hostel facility is made available by the college itself and it can accommodate 950 students. The hostel rent is about Rs. 45,000/- per year.


Fees :

Rs. 75,141/ year


Faculty :

Students say that different branches have contrasting faculties. The IT and Instrumentation faculty is supposedly good, but the EXTC faculty supposedly has a majority of new professors with little experience and students often complain that they ‘suppress the students’ and aren’t too friendly either.


Attendance :

Cummins College of Engineering for Women is very strict in terms of attendance. To quote a student, you have to ‘attend every single lecture from FE to BE’, failing which you’ll be given assignments to write. Although the consequences don't seem to be too bad, it is too difficult and requires a lot of courage to land up in that situation in the first place.


Crowd :

The crowd is pretty good. Most students are well-behaved and quite cooperative. In spite of this being a girls college, they do participate in a lot of extra curricular activities (which excludes gossip :) )


Hangouts :

There are quite a few hangouts around. Durga café is pretty famous, and Crispy Crunchy, Red Chillies, Caves, Food Express are some more names you’ll commonly hear.


Canteen :

The canteen is common for all the colleges in the campus and it doesn't suffice. The food is pretty decent. Its very very reasonable, and specializes in Chinese food.


Festivals :

Cummins College of Engineering for Women holds department-specific technical festivals which is intra-college and participants from other colleges are not allowed. However, the cultural festival, Gandhar, held in February is "rocking" says one student.


Placements :

Fantastic placement records, with more than 80% of the students getting placed. Big names like Microsoft, Google, Texas Instruments, Morgan Stanley, Mercedes and Deloitte also visit the campus offering Rs. 10-15L per year, though they pick up only a handful of students. Major recruiters are Accenture, Wipro, Symentec, Zensar, TCS, Tata Motors and the average salary is decent 3.5 to 4 lakhs a year


Contact :

MKSSS's Cummins College of Engineering for Women,
Karvenagar, Pune - 411052
Phone : (020) 25311000
Website :


Verdict :

Cummins College of Engineering for Women is a great college, and could mean much more exposure and opportunity for girls to participate and excel in a lot of extracurricular activities as there is no competition from the boys. Great experience for girls who don't mind the absence of guys around, although many hook up with one of the guys from a nearby college.


+1 #9 aamruta 2014-04-02 10:04
Please do not take admission here for ME (EnTC). All the faculties pursuing PhD they get done their PhD work from you, even documentation also, they publish your research paper with their PhD guide name, as it is against rule, no action is taken by HOD and principal. Guide call you in morning, put you on hold till evening. You have to face mental harassment here.
+6 #8 sarika1 2013-10-26 13:02
Don't take admission here for ME, as all the faculties are pursuing PHD, they get done their work by you & even will not give good grade marks
Many ME students pass out from here GOT SECOND Class
0 #7 dami 2013-06-21 20:15
Really a fantastic college... if you get don't think twice just go and rock there.. wish you luck gals...
-8 #6 omk 2013-05-21 20:25
All is good but Pune University is bad.
+3 #5 Apurwa 2012-07-17 11:29
thnxx to u guys for giving your reviews...i m gona take admission in cummins...but m a bit worried because its girls college n i hardly can cooperate with the...but still i definitely hv gt the cnfidence of doing so...thank you.:)
+5 #4 shon 2011-12-16 14:50
d college is good in terms of discipline,,,bt d computer department faculty needs lots of buttering so u get d marks...quite caste discrimniation is elities cn excel if dey exactly know hw to handel d d crowd rocks..... nice to go crazy... one of d best colleges... excpt d faculty shld stop caste discrimination. .evn sm localities r bad... bt surely CUMMINS rocks coz u get to learn lot of good things and u turn into a really gd person wid an nice personality which helps u to b way mre confident n u cn face d world in a nice way..jus lv ma college
+2 #3 well wisher chinki 2011-10-15 15:17
every thing is true xcept for the fact that entc faculty is not supportive that too more by the old existing faculty..
if u r non maharashtrian its lil problamatic in this department. not many core entc companies come for placement. but ya many best software companies visit the coll for recruitment. comp and it departments r really very gud...with gud faculty. even instru and mech deparment faculty are quite supportive and good. no trips (fun as well as educational) as such are conducted in entc department...n ya if u r interested in software n computers btr choose comp or it. many software companies do not consider entc department.
+20 #2 manognya 2011-07-26 20:19
its jst a gr8 clg...... 3rd best in pune university!!!! n ya gandhar rocks..... dont worry girls u will get more attention 4m boys ven u r in cummins( i know dat by experience).... .. i was worried at first..... but its nyc ovr here!!!! teachers :- sme r sleeping pills but mostly r good........:)B EST OF LUCK!!!!
+8 #1 mahesh ranaware 2011-07-19 10:46
reaily this collage is very good for girls.well experienced teacher and well hostel facility is provided,a lot of extracurricular activities are excellent placement will get.

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