The institute is located in 47 acres of green campus at Andheri (W), the fastest growing suburb of Mumbai. The campus also houses four Bhavan’s Institutions of great repute namely Bhavan’s College (the arts, commerce and science college), Sardar Patel College of Engineering – Government aided Engineering college, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, a management institute and A.H. Wadia, higher secondary school.
In 1957, the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan conceived the idea of establishing an engineering college in Mumbai. Sardar Patel College of Engineering was inaugurated on 19th August 1962.
In 1995 self-financed engineering courses were added to it and it functioned as Sardar Patel College of Engineering (Unaided-wing) conducting Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering and Information Technology Courses and Masters course in Electronics since 2005 till 2008. These courses have earned a great reputation in the field of engineering education, as well as industry. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Unaided Wing was established in its new building under the name and style of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Sardar Patel Institute of Technology since 2005 and is affiliated to Mumbai University.