No, VJTI, or Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, is not a private college. It's an autonomous engineering institute located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and is affiliated with the University of Mumbai.
VJTI was established in 1887 as the Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute, with the main objective of providing relevant education and training, for specifically, the industrial development of Mumbai. In 1997, it was granted autonomous status by the University of Mumbai, and presently, however, is actively engaged in research activities across departments.
The Institute provides a range of courses like BE/B.Tech, ME/M.Tech, and Ph.D., and its academic stream include Engineering, Science and Technology. VJTI follows a semester-based curriculum and admissions are done through Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE).
Apart from technical education, VJTI also focuses on its students making a positive impact on society. It encourages its students to take part in activities apart from academics, and engage in activities like project presentations, seminars, conferences, workshops, competitions, etc.
Overall, VJTI has a long history of educational excellence and has become one of the most distinguished institutes in the country. It serves as platform for the academically talented applicants, giving them the opportunity to pursue their dreams and make a contribution to India's development.