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1947

Establishment

Establishment of 'New Engineering College, Sangli' (renamed as "Walchand College of Engineering" in 1955) which offered its first academic program, an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering - B.E.(Civil) under Bombay University.

1955-56

Mechanical & Electrical UG Added

Addition of two B.E. courses viz., Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

1971

Introduction of PG Programs

Post Graduate programs were introduced for all three engineering disciplines

1987

Courses in Electronics & Computer Introduced

UG and PG degrees courses were introduced for Computer Science and Electronics Engineering.

2001

Information Tech. UG Added

UG degree course in Information Technology was introduced.

2005

TEQIP Grants

The college was selected under the World Bank funded Government of India scheme "Technical Education Quality Improvement Program"(TEQIP)

2007

Autonomous Status Awarded

The college awarded an autonomous engineering education institute.

2011

TEQIP-II Grants Awarded

The college was selected under Phase II of TEQIP for development of PG education. As reported in the survey conducted by Spectrum India, Walchand College ranked No. 2 all-India out of about 127 institutes that participated in TEQIP.



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