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Diploma Convocation-2015
Diploma Convocation-2015

The 26th Convocation was held on Tuesday, the 20th  October, 2015 at  10.30 a.m. in the Bhaidas Maganlal Sabhagriha, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai-400 056. 397 students received Diplomas at the hands of Chairman Shri Pravin H.Doshi. Dr.Avinash Pant,  Vice Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi was the Chief Guest.

Diploma Convocation-2015


Pro-Search 2015:
Pro-Search 2015:

One day seminar on project was conducted by Center For Information Technology on 03/10/2015. Eighty one participants from various polytechnics in Mumbai region had registered for the program.


Mr. Chetan Hingu, Country Manager, HP, India delivered a keynote address. Professionals from industry & eminent academicians also guided participants for project domain selection, Technologies, Practices followed in industry, project report writing & evaluation. The seminar was concluded with certificate distribution by our Prinipal, Mr. U. M. Kantute.

Technomantra 2015
Code Implementation on occasion of Engineers

A state level Technical Paper Presentation Competition organized by Vidyalankar Polytechnic, Wadala, Mumbai on 07/09/2015, Drishti Gugal (1380015) and Hamsika Shah (1380047) students of Vth CSE have presented a technical paper on ‘Securing Vehicle to Vehicle Communication in  VANET’ under the domain Cyber Forensics. They won the First Prize among 24 papers presented by students from different polytechnics.

Code Implementation on occasion of Engineers' day
Chintan Popat (1398028) & Neel Dedhia (1398006) students of Vth Sem IT stood third & won consolation prize in Code Implementation Competition held at Shah & Achar Kachhi Polytechnic, Chembur on 15/09/2015. Around 56 groups from different polytechnics in Mumbai region participated in the event.

Technical Quiz- TECHTRIONICS-2015

State Level Technical Quiz Competition, “TECHTRIONICS-2015”,for final year students of Diploma in Electronics Engineering and allied branches was organized on Friday,28th August’2015 by Electronics Department of SBM Polytechnic. The Quiz was organized under ISTE-SBM Polytechnic chapter. It was inaugurated by Prof.V.M Joshi, Adjunct Faculty, Electronics Dept., Vivekananda Engg. College, Mumbai.

The polytechnics in and around Mumbai were invited to participate in the Technical Quiz. In all sixty students from eleven polytechnics took part in the competition.

The questions in the quiz comprised of all the areas in the Electronics field. To start with, a screening test was conducted comprising of three levels/rounds. In round one multiple choice questions were asked and round two was based on visuals in addition to this third round was having multiple choice question with negative marking scheme. The shortlisted teams were divided into two group, Group A and Group B, each consisting of five teams. Two teams each from Group A and Group B were selected for the final round.  In final round the teams were tested in buzzer round, video round, audio round, rapid fire round, software and hardware round. The buzzer used for the quiz was developed by our students.

All the teams took keen interest in the competition. The quiz test was very useful in enhancing the knowledge in technical field. Students got motivated for improving their knowledge and doing studies in the related field. It also developed healthy competitive attitude among students. All the participating teams received certificates and the winning teams received certificates, memento and cash prize.

The winners were from :

First Prize: S.B.M. Polytechnic –Mr. Kush Pandya, Mr.Naman Patwa, Mr. Noorain Panjwani.

Second Prize:  Pravin Patil Polytechnic,-Mr. Lalit Gangurde,Mr.Narayank Korgaonkar,Mr.Swapnil Thakur

Third Prize:Thakur Polytechnic- Mr.Vishvesh Soman, Mr.Christopher Mathew, Ms.Prerana Nookala.

The experience of conducting this event helped in developing team spirit in staff and students of the department. It helped in maintaining liaison with students and faculty members of other polytechnics. It is planned to conduct the same activity every year.

' International Yoga Day " on 21st June 2015
International Yoga Day1
International Yoga Day2

A Yoga Session was organised on   ' International Yoga Day " on 21st June 2015 for our staff & students in collaboration with ' Yogabharti ' . In all 46 staff members / students have attended the Yoga Programme.

Annual Social Gathering
Annual Social Gathering

Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic celebrated the 52nd Annual Social Gathering on 27th March 2015. It is an annual event of the polytechnic much awaited by the student community.

  This year the Annual Social Gathering was noteworthy as it was graced by the presence of Shri Pravinbhai Doshi- mentor of Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic and the guests for the day were Shri Chetan Raikar – Chairman and Managing Director of Structwel Designers and Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and his wife Mrs. Sujata Raikar. Principal Shri Umesh Kantute introduced the guests and felicitated them. Both Shri Pravinbhai Doshi and Shri Chetan Raikar addressed the students. Shri Doshi advised the students to be entrepreneurs whereas Shri Raikar explained the importance of quality in construction industry and how each engineer should strive to achieve it.The highlight of the event was the release of Golden Jubilee Souvenir by the hands of the chief guest.

Mrs. Sujata Raikar appreciated the students for their outstanding performance in the fields of academics and sports by giving away trophies and prizes. It was a moment of pride for all present – teachers, parents and fellow students alike.

The joy and happiness of the students was at its peak during the entertainment programme which was organized by the students for the students. The show was an interesting milieu of dances, songs, band performance and fashion show. Fashion show was unique in the sense that it depicted the various stalwarts in the making of India. It was aptly titled “Changing India”. This show received an overwhelming response from the crowd.

All in all it was a beautiful culmination of all the co-curricular activities of the polytechnic and left a sweet taste in the minds of everyone.

Epistemico -2015





The inaugural function of State Level Poster Exhibition “EPISTIMICO’15 was organized by Plastics Engineering Department on 28th January, 2015 at Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic. The objective of arranging Poster Exhibition Competition was to  search and add awareness of the latest technology and to share innovative  Ideas through student`s interaction.


Shri Laxmikant Vaidya, Director of Technovision (ASK ME Group Company) was the Chief Guest. He was also accompanied by Shri Ketan Kapadia, Managing Director, Mold Tech Industry, Dahanu , Prof. (Dr). Vijaya Kumar, Head Deptt of  Mechanical Engg. D.J.Sanghvi College of Engg. and Prof. L.B.Deshpande, Sr. Faculty in Electronics Deptt    as a Jury Member.


In all 80 students  from the various polytechnics from Maharashtra  participated in the competition. There was excellent response for the competition  with 48 online entries of poster exhibition out of which 40 exhibited their posters in different technical categories of Engineering and Applications on 28th January,2015.


The following institutions won the competition.


(1)   1st Prize:- V.E.S.Polytechnic, Chembur  Rs.3000/- for “Internet of Things ”

(2)   2nd Prize:- Government Polytechnic, Nashik Rs.2000/-for   “Piezoelectric Polymer ”                      

(3)   3rd Prize:- S.B.M.Polytechnic,Mumbai Rs. 1000/- for  “TECH TAC TOE ”


The valedictory function was held on the same day and the judges  distributed the certificates and prizes to the winners.


Shri D.M.Karad, Head, Plastics Engg. is the Convenor of  the event. The event  was advised and graced  by Prof.U.M.Kantute, Principal  and Shri Y.I.Shah, Dean (Admin) of SBM Polytechnic.


GYAN – 15

State Level Students Technical Paper Presentation (GYAN – 15)

The inaugural function of State Level Students Technical Paper Presentation “GYAN” was organised on 31st January, 2015 at our Polytechnic. Shri Kevin Shah, Owner, Kevin Enterprises Ltd. was the chief guest. The objective of arranging the paper presentation is to add awareness of the latest technology, student’s interaction, upgrade the skill of presentation, share and discuss creative ideas. In all 16 polytechnics all over the Maharashtra participated in the paper presentation with student’s strength of 111. There was excellent response for the presentation. There were 04 groups, Group A (Chemical, Mechanical, Plastic) having number of Papers 13, Group B(Electrical and Electronic) having number of papers 16, Group C (Information Technology and computer Engineering) having number of papers 17, Group D (Civil Engineering) having number of papers 11 and presented the papers with latest topics in the respective field. Finally 04 Teams Won the first position in each group and got prizes worth Rs.2000 each along with Mementos and Certificates while 04 runner-up Teams won Rs.1000 each. The following institution won the competition.

1)      Group A - 1st prize: Mr. Praful Krishna Mulik of Sardar Vallabhai Patel Polytechnics, Mumbai for “Electric Buses: A City Transport Solution” and 2nd Prize: Mr. Paresh V. Chauhan of V.B.V Polytechnic for “Tidal Energy and its Potential”

2)      Group B - 1st prize: Mr. Noorain N. Panjwani and Patwa Naman Nilesh of SBMP, Mumbai for “Smart Grid future of Transmission and Technology” and 2nd prize: Mr. Menkudale Madhura and Ms. More Ruchi Nitin “I.O.P.E” Lonere for “Smart Grid future of Transmission and Technology”

3)      Group C - 1st Prize :Mr. Badal Kotak and Mr. Akash Parmar of K.J. Somaiya Polytechnic for “E-Learning” and 2nd Prize Mr. Vishal Mishra of K.J. Somaiya Polytechnic for Secure Social Networking.

4)      Group D - 1st Prize: Ms. Shraddha V. Patil of Sriram Polytechnic for “smart Cities” and 2nd prize : Ms. Momin Fatima Zoya salim  of A.R. Kalasekar Polytechnic for “Sustainability in construction”

The valedictory function was held on same day at the hands of respective Chairpersons from groups.

Shri R.D.Shimpi, Head chemical Engineering Department of SBM Polytechnic is the Convenor of the event. 

Diploma Convovation -2014


The Twenty Fifth Convocation to award Diploma was organized on 17th October, 2014 at 10.30 a.m. at Shri Bhaidas Maganlal Sabhagriha , Mumbai . Prof. B.A.Chopade, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedakar Marathawada University, Aurangabad was the Chief Guest. Shri M.D. Shivankar, Jt. Director, Regional Office, DTE, Aurangabad was the guest of Honour.

The Chairman and the members of the Managing Council received the Chief Guest Prof. B.A.Chopade at the polytechnic.

The Chairman, members of Managing Council, Office-Bearers, of Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal, Principal, Dean (Admn), Head of Departments of Diploma Courses along with Training and Placement Officer and Controller of Examinations took part in the academic procession with the Chief Guest. The academic procession was led by the Dean (Admn).

Staff and students of the polytechnic as well as Invited Guests including the members of the Managing and Executive Committees of Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal. Board of Studies of the Polytechnic, Visiting Faculty and examiners, Industry Experts associated with the Institute, Principals of the other polytechnics and Engineering Colleges, Officials from the Government and Parents of the recipients of Diplomas attended the Convocation.

Master of ceremony leads the awarding members for the procession.

The programme started with the invocation (prayer) by a group of students and staff of the polytechnic.

The Chairman declared the Convocation Open.

In all 392 students of Nine-Full Time Courses along with Four Part Time Courses eligible for the diploma were presented by the respective Head of Departments and the Chairman accordingly awarded the diploma in the following order :

1.      Civil Engineering

2.      Mechanical Engineering

3.      Electrical Engineering

4.      Industrial Electronics

5.      Plastics Engineering

6.      Chemical Engineering

7.      Digital Electronics  

8.      Computer Engineering

9.      Information Technology 

The Principal congratulated the recipient of Diploma and wished them bright and prosperous future. He introduced the Chief Guest Prof. B.A.Chopade and thanked him for accepting the invitation to be the Chief Guest to distribute the prizes and deliver the convocation address. He presented brief report of the polytechnic. He then requested the Chief Guest to give away the Prizes, Scholarships and Trophies to the meritorious students and deliver his convocation address.

The Dean (Admn) Presented the recipients of the prizes, trophies and scholarships to the Chief Guest and accordingly he gave away the prizes, trophies and scholarships to the recipients.

Prof. B.A.Chopade then delivered his Convocation Address. In his address to the diploma awardee students he highlighted the following points:

Learning does not merely imply awareness of facts and information but active curiosity and enjoyment of intellectual, emotional and spiritual aspects of being.

He advised the students about two basic premises of:-

1.      A Person`s growth and development are intimately linked with the growth and development of the society in which he/she lives.

2.      “Change” is the order of the day the world over and therefore, those survive, will have learned the technique of adapting to a changing and dynamic scenario.

He also elaborated on fifteen ingredient necessary for constituting a successful future.

The programmes concluded with the National Anthem.

The academic procession led by the Chairman left the hall.    

Convovation -2014