College of Engineering, Pune (popularly known as COEP ) is an autonomous engineering institute affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University in Pune , Maharashtra, India. Established in 1854, it is one of the oldest engineering colleges in Asia and is a nationally respected leader in technical education. COEP is the hub of various curricular, extra-curricular and technical activities which attracts participation and praise alike from numerous colleges in India. COEP has been ranked 21 st out of the top 100 engineering institutes in India beating some of the IITs and NITs as per the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) launched by Ministry of Human Resources, Govt. of India in September, 2015. This ranking includes most of the IITs and IISc. Recently the Institute came into limelight with the launch of its student satellite "Swayam" on 22 nd June 2016.