AISSMS Polytechnic: Center of Academic Excellence
AISSMS Polytechnic | The Knowledge Review

The institute provides quality technical education by imparting knowledge, skill, and abilities to build better technocrats.

With the objective of promoting the importance and value of education in an individual’s life, All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society (AISSMS) Polytechnic was established.  It was founded by Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Scindia and the foundation stone was laid down by the Prince of Wales on the 19th of November 1921. The Institute believes in education being the basic foundation that students can use to achieve any goals that they aim towards. The students here are trained to become the leaders in whatever they choose to pursue as well as of the society. In 1994, AISSMS established the Polytechnic branch which is approved by the AICTE, New Delhi and recognized by the Government of Maharashtra. It also is affiliated to the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE), Mumbai. The Institute will soon be acquiring accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation for three of its courses i.e Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Computer Engineering.

An Outline of the Infrastructural Provisions

The AISSMS Polytechnic ensures that every student’s hopes and aspirations are taken care of by providing them with the best of physical and academic facilities that will assist the students towards their own successful careers. AISSMS has a fully air conditioned computer facility, with a 100 high-end server systems, which both the students as well as faculty can utilize for research and other academic purposes. It contains softwares such as C, C++, Java, Assembly language, and Open Source Database Management System.

The workshop department is responsible for training the youngsters in the usage of various practices such as Machining, Welding, Blacksmith, Plastic Injection Molding, Carpentry, Fitting, Pattern Making and Foundry Workshop. The workshops also help the students in learning how to carry out any task associated with model preparation and machine attachments. The institute has two hostels for girls, which are named Jijabai and Tarabai after the two great women warriors, located in the heart of the city and within walking distance. It also has a canteen and mess facility, a gymnasium, a dispensary which provides healthcare facilities to the students and has a capacity of 20 beds.

Overview of the Assorted Courses

The Institute provides students an academic environment that further enhances their understanding of a particular subject. By adding the best, in terms of faculty, it gives everyone a chance at being a part of some of the top companies or in setting up their own business. The courses provided here in the undergraduate category are:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

The post –graduate courses are more or less the same but contain a more advanced curriculum, which comprises of Electrical Engineering: Power Electronics and Drives, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering: Microwaves, Mechanical Engineering: Automotive and Mechanical Engineering: Design.

Student’s Activities and Accolades

The students of AISSMS are given various opportunities to participate in activities that can help enhance their academic skills. These include soft skill training, aptitude training, industrial visits; expert lectures by pioneers in the field, technical paper presentation and quiz competitions. The options given to them have given the youngsters a glimpse into their future careers. This has worked in favor of the alumni who have reached greater heights, some of the notable ones being:

  • Amir F. Mukeri – Director of Quality Assurance in Druva Data Solutions Pvt Ltd, Pune.
  • Esha Sandhane – Business Consultant in Exusia Inc
  • Atual Bhagwat – AMVI in RTO, Solapur

Extra-Curricular activities are also encouraged as the institute is a strong believer in a balance between academics and fun activities. The students can participate in tasks such as

  • Sports activities
  • Blood donation camps
  • Tree plantation
  • Education partner for Pune Women Half Marathon
  • Road safety awareness program
  • Celebration of International Yoga Day
  • Expert speech on women health and empowerment on occasion of International Women’s day.

List of Scholarship Facilities

AISSMS while keeping the students’ interests in mind provides them with various scholarships to assist in a hurdle free academic journey. They also offer unique scholarships focusing on the major backgrounds that the students belong. The following are the special scholarships available for them:

  • Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC candidates
  • Post-Matric Tuition Fee and Examination Fee (Freeship) for SC candidates
  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme (Government of India) for ST candidates
  • Vocational Education Fee Reimbursement for ST candidates
  • Scholarship schemes by VJNT, OBC and SBC Welfare Department
  • Scholarship schemes by ZP such as Primary Teacher Concession and Secondary Teachers Concession

An Honorable Personality

Malojiraji Chhatrapati is the esteemed Honorable Secretary of AISSM Society’s Polytechnic branch. He has helped the institute reach the pinnacle of success while building it on the basis of discipline, integrity, and commitment. He has also put immense effort into making sure that any course being provided to the students is of the highest quality. These efforts have resulted in the university gaining diploma holders who have reached the heights of success in their respective fields.


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