Gharda Institute of Technology (GIT), Chiplun
Gharda Institute of Technology (GIT) is located around 230 Km from Mumbai in a town called Lavel, 1 Km off Mumbai - Goa Road. It can be reached by train from Khed railway station (13 Km) or Chiplun railway station (17 Km). It is situated in the midst of nature surrounded by greenery and waterfalls and there is sparse population in nearby areas.
Gharda Institute of Technology has a huge campus with a good hostel accommodation facility for both boys and girls. Different buildings are assigned for different departments. There is a huge and well equipped library with all books available. All the classrooms have a good ventilation system. There is no Wi-Fi service available in campus.
There are 3 hostels on campus: one for all the girls, one for first year (boys) and one for remaining 3 years (boys). The rooms are very clean and neat. The only complaint is about the mess.
Approximately Rs 68,000 per year
The teaching faculty at Gharda Institute of Technology is average. Most of the teachers have done their ME or MTech. About 50% of the teachers are experienced and the rest are newly recruited. Some teachers are really good and have good teaching abilities. EXTC & Mechanical have better faculties compared to the rest of the departments.
Like any other engineering college Gharda Institute of Technology also has 75% attendance criteria. If the attendance is below 75% then parents are called and punishments given. There have also been cases of detainment under extreme conditions.
There is a mix crowd of all at Gharda Institute of Technology. People from the neighboring areas are also seen. About 40% of the crowd is from Mumbai. You will also find students from Chiplun, Khed, Kolhapur etc. Boy - girl ratio is about 60-40, pretty good for an engineering college far away from city.
The canteen at Gharda Institute of Technology is good and well appreciated by students. The prices are reasonable and pocket friendly. The canteen area is also quite big, so space is not an issue.
As Gharda Institute of Technology is surrounded by nature, you will find waterfalls around. One of them being the Savatsada Waterfall. There is also the famous beach of Ganpati Pule around 2-3 hours drive.
There are constant events taking place in the college round the year. There is this intra college festival called Synergy. Synergy is highly appreciated by students of Gharda Institute of Technology. There are also frequent seminars which are conducted by the college.
Gharda Institute of Technology is not good in terms of placements. Only 10% to 15% of the students get placed every year. Highest package was Rs 4.5 LPA and lowest was Rs 1.5 LPA in last 3 years.
Gharda Institute of Technology (GIT) is a good college for people who have scored less in the entrance exams. Apart from the placements everything else is good. This college is one of best Mumbai University engineering college among the Konkan area.