S.A.P.D.J. Pathshala Trust, established in the year 1885, has now completed 134 years of service in education. Originally started with the objective of imparting religious education to students, the Trust gradually moved into the field of general education and established High Schools. The Trust successfully runs 13 institutions, employing around 722 staff with around 12000 on-campus students. It founded Walchand Institute of Technology (W.I.T.) in July 1983, which is appropriately named after Seth Walchand Hirachand, one of the most successful pioneers of industrial development in our country. W.I.T. runs 6 undergraduate courses, 4 postgraduate courses and Doctorate programmes in Electronics, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunication and Mechanical Engineering with excellent results. The institute has a strong network of 160 dedicated faculty members, with around 22,000 motivated students. MNCs recruit students from the institute on a large scale. The institute is accredited by N.B.A. New Delhi and awarded 'A+' grade institute by State Government of Maharashtra and is acclaimed worldwide.
WITchar is a National Level Technical Symposium organized by Walchand Institute of Technology, Solapur. It is being held every year since 2007. Anybody can hold the helm when the sea is calm but at this WITchar, you will witness a sea full of competitions, which polishes and brings out skills and determination within you. With numerous fields for competitions this year, new events, WITchar has something in store for everyone. Yes, the time has come when you can prove to the world that you have it in you! No legacy is as rich as that of the competitions at WITchar and we invite all of you to be a part of it.