B.Tech in Sound Engineering

Universal Ai University one of the best B. Tech Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning and B. Tech in Data Science colleges in Mumbai India partners with Soundideaz Academy Mumbai, the most respected and honoured institute in the field of Arts Technology which powers this program.

Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of sound with our ground-breaking B.Tech program in Sound Engineering – a pioneering initiative and a first of its kind in India. Delve into a curriculum meticulously crafted by a distinguished team of professional audio engineers boasting over 100 years of collective industry experience. Rigorously vetted by global experts, our program stands at the intersection of theory and industry application.

Our commitment to meeting the precise needs of employers in India and around the world, and aligned with the principles of NEP2020, we ensure that you emerge not just as a skilled professional but as a well-rounded individual. Immerse yourself in state-of-the-art audio studios and live concert scenarios on our campus, gaining hands-on experience in a dynamic learning environment.

Guided by seasoned professionals actively shaping the industry, our faculties bring real-world insights into the classroom. If you’re on the cusp of choosing your professional path, our B.Tech in Sound Engineering offers a unique opportunity to lay the foundation for an exciting and fulfilling career. Welcome to a program where innovation meets education, and where your passion for Sound Engineering finds its professional home.

Here are the advantages for learners choosing the B.Tech program in Sound Engineering in terms of career opportunities:

  • High Demand: The sound engineering industry is witnessing increasing demand for skilled professionals across various sectors, including music production, film, television, gaming, and live events.
  • Versatility: Graduates can explore diverse career paths, such as music production, sound design, post-production engineering, live sound engineering, and audio technology development, providing a wide range of options within the industry.
  • Global Opportunities: The skills acquired are transferable globally, opening up opportunities to work on international projects and collaborate with professionals from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Steady Growth: With the continual expansion of the entertainment and media industries, the demand for sound engineering expertise is expected to grow steadily, offering stable and long-term career prospects.
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures: Graduates can venture into entrepreneurial pursuits, establishing their own studios, production houses, or providing specialised audio services in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • Freelance Opportunities: Many audio engineers work as freelancers, allowing for flexibility and the ability to take on a variety of projects across different genres and platforms.
  • Industry Recognition: The program’s alignment with industry standards and global best practices ensures that graduates are recognized and valued by employers worldwide.
  • Innovation in Technology: With advancements in audio technology, graduates have the opportunity to contribute to innovation, working on the forefront of emerging technologies in virtual reality, augmented reality, and immersive audio experiences.
  • Networking: Through internships, industry projects, and networking events facilitated by the program, learners can establish valuable connections within the industry, enhancing their chances of securing employment.
  • Career Progression: Graduates can pursue roles with increasing responsibility, such as senior sound engineer, audio director, or even managerial positions, contributing to both artistic and technical aspects of projects.
  • Passion-Driven Careers: Sound engineering allows individuals to turn their passion for sound into a fulfilling and creative career, where every project becomes an opportunity for artistic expression and technical excellence.
  • Continuous Learning: The dynamic nature of the field encourages a culture of continuous learning, enabling professionals to stay updated on the latest technologies and trends throughout their careers.

By choosing the B.Tech program in Sound Engineering, learners position themselves at the forefront of an industry that not only offers diverse and exciting career paths but also allows for continuous growth, innovation, and creative expression.

Program Highlights

Being one of the best B.Tech Sound Engineering colleges in Mumbai, India, we offer India’s First Multi-Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Sound Engineering curriculum with Specializations in 3 Disciplines.

Specializations Options for (3rd & 4th Year)

  • Music production Technology
  • Audio Post production
  • Live Sound Engineering
  • Music recording & Mixing

Program Outline

  • 2 Industry Internships
  • 2 CMAPS (Collaborative Multidisciplinary Approach towards Problem Solving)
  • 1 SMART Project
  • 3 years of Leadership & Entrepreneurship Development
  • 2 Research Papers
  • 1 Capstone Project
  • 1 SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Project
  • 1 Audio Specialization Project 
  • 51% Studio / Real world Work
  • 20 Skills Developed 
  • 65% Experiential Learning
One of a kind partnership with Soundideaz Academy (click here to know more)
BTech in Sound Engineering

Our B. Tech program in Sound Engineering introduces ground-breaking features that have never been offered in any Sound Engineering program before.

  • Program Director is a Veteran Audio Engineer & Audio Educator – Dr. Pramod Chandorkar
  • Entrepreneurship training alongside of sound engineering skills
  • Holistic Personality Development
  • Application of Artificial Intelligence in creative work
  • A state of the art 10,000 Sq. feet Audio studio complex
  • 24-hour access to the studio complex for the students
  • Resident Faculties at the campus
  • Workshops by Industry professionals including Leading Engineers, Musicians, and Singers
  • Handholding Support to each Student

Practical Facilities

Universal AI university is in a strategic partnership with Soundideaz Academy, a premier audio training institute in India. With a sprawling 20,000 sq. ft. premise, Soundideaz Academy houses seven state-of-the-art audio recording studios and live sound equipment, offering comprehensive training in every aspect of sound engineering. Notably, this facility has been recognized and certified as a “Centre of Excellence” by NSDC, a department of the Government of India. In addition to the outstanding facilities on our campus, students will have the unique opportunity to gain real-world experience at the Soundideaz facility. This collaboration aims to enhance the educational journey by providing students with an unparalleled environment for hands-on learning and skill development.

Note: The final courses which will be delivered will be approved by the BoS.

Eligibility Criteria

Universal Ai University and Soundideaz Academy Mumbai, invites applications from all streams and boards (Indian & International). The candidate must either have completed Class XII, or be completing it in the same year in which she/he seeks to begin undergraduate study. Candidates from any stream, or studying any combination of subjects, can apply to any of the undergraduate programs offered.

Indian Board

  • All B.Tech applicants should have appeared in JEE /MHTCET/ CUET/ PERA
  • Physics, Mathematics & English is compulsory with Chemistry or Technical Vocational courses in 10+2/Class 12th or equivalent examination

Minimum 50% aggregate score in PCM mathematics with any Technical vocational subjects. Physics, Maths & English are compulsory with chemistry or technical vocational courses in 10+2 /Class 12th or equivalent examination and 50% aggregate score in class 12th/HSC (at least 45% marks, in case of BC category candidate belonging to Maharashtra state only)


  • Minimum 60% aggregate score in Diploma in Engineering & Technology in an appropriate branch from UGC approved University (Without backlog)

IB Board

Diploma Holder & Certificate Holder (Min 20 Points & based on overall candidature)

Cambridge Board

Minimum of 2 Subjects

AcademicsSOPExtra Curriculum ActivitiesUBSATPI
20% 10%20%25%25%

Admissions Process

The entire admissions process is Online. A candidate has to follow the simple 4 steps mentioned below.

STEP 1: Application Process

Fill the Online Application Form (Click Here). 

  • The application fee is INR 2000 / USD 25 / GBP 20 / EUR 22

STEP 2: Documents Required

  • Academic Mark Sheets – 10th, 12th (if available)\]
  • Statement of Purpose (Download Sample)
  • Two Letter of Reference – School/College/Employer(Sample 1) (Sample 2)
  • Extra-curricular or Co-curricular activities


Duration : 1 hour 45 minutes 100 questions (No Negative Marking)

Test Format – Aptitude Test & Psychometric Test

  • English Language & Comprehension – 20%
  • Quantitative Ability 20%
  • Global & Indian Current Affairs – 20%
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning 20%
  • Green Thinking and Creativity 20%

Sample paper of UBSAT will be available to prepare once a candidate applies. Exemption from UBSAT, if candidate has already given SAT / ACT / PEARSON / UGAT / CUET/ JEE / MHTCET / WBJEEE.

STEP 4: Personal Interview (PI)

A candidate is tested for attitude, motivation, communication & academic curiosity. The candidate’s past record, academic as well as co-curricular & extra-curricular, forms the main basis of the PI discussion. All PI’s will happen online via Zoom.

Once all four steps are completed, a candidate’s application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee in full. The final admission decision will take into consideration the overall candidature.
Candidates who perform well in the admission process may be made a provisional offer of admission, even if their Class XII Board scores have not been declared until then.

Fees (Tuition, Boarding & Lodging)

We offer various course options at the undergraduate level which will equip the students with necessary skills and knowledge for a multi-disciplinary approach to diverse business and management problems.
CourseDurationTuition Fees

BTech in Sound Engineering

4 years

4.28 Lacs per year

Boarding & Lodging on Campus

  • Single Room (AC) (Limited rooms available) – INR 2,98,000 / year
  • Dual Sharing Room (AC) – INR 1,88,000 / year
  • Triple Sharing Room (AC) – INR 1,68,000 / year
  • Other Charges – INR 37,500 

This comprises: 

  • Security Deposit (Refundable) – INR 25,000 
  • GREEN Project, SMART Project, INDUSTRIAL Visit, Cultural Programs, Alumni Fees (Non-Refundable) – INR 12,500 
  • IMAGICA Visit, Offsite, Welcome Kit – Complimentary

Accommodation & Meals

Accommodation & Meals: We offer single rooms AC (limited rooms available) & dual sharing rooms AC with ensuite washroom, common Living & Dining Room with kitchenette. Fee includes student accommodation, housekeeping, soft furnishing, WiFi, laundry, gym & extensive sports facilities. Single Sharing apartments (4 pax) will have a refrigerator, a microwave oven & dressing tables.

Food : We offer 4 Meals / Day with Veg., Jain & Non-Veg. options cooked in separate kitchens by SODEXO (Worlds largest French MNC in quality food services in 80 countries).

International Cost of Living UK GBP 600 to GBP 800 per month

Universal AI University & Cardiff Met. University will support students in arranging residence (in campus or private hall of residence) at Cardiff, UK

Refund Policy for the Undergraduate programs at Universal Ai University:

If any candidate decides to withdraw from the course in which he/she took admission, then the institute shall follow the below-mentioned system of the UGC norms for fee refund. Last date of admission 15th September 2024.

Date of Fee Payment (on or before) Non-Refundable Fee

Refund of Fee (%age)

Time Period (withdrawal of the application


15 days or more, before the last date of admission

has been notified


Less than 15 days before the last date of admission


15 days or less, after the last date of admission


30 days or less, but more than 15 days, after the last

date of admission


More than 30 days after the last date of admission

Caution money and the security deposit money, which are not part of the fee structure, will be refunded entirely.


  1. The request for withdrawal or refund of fees must be sent to [email protected] with the subject line “REFUND Request- Universal Ai University Application Form Number”.
  2. The student will receive a ‘No Objection Certificate’ which he/she has to submit, along with the necessary information.
  3. No verbal/telephonic request for withdrawal and refund will be entertained.
  4. Fees shall be refunded to the eligible candidate by the institute within 15 days after the candidate has submitted the official written letter to the authority.

For any queries pertaining to admissions at Universal Ai University, you may contact Student Help Support Desk – Ms. Neha Mudras at [email protected] /70260 23000/ 93265 85100.

Scholarships (upto 50% of the tuition fee) and Loan Facility

At Universal AI, one of the best BTech Data Science colleges in Mumbai India, we believe in supporting our students in every possible manner. Therefore, there are various types of scholarships which we offer to encourage our students academically.

Economic (EarlyBird) Scholarship- INR 50,000/-

Early Bird Scholarship is applicable to the students who take admission at Universal AI in the Early Admission Round. Applications for Early Bird is valid upto 31st December.

Special Scholarship - INR 50,000/-

The special scholarship of INR 50,000 is available for following categories namely

  1. Children of Armed Forces
  2. Students with domicile in Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
  3. Siblings Scholarship
  4. Parent as Teacher Scholarship
  5. National / International Sports Scholarship
  6. For anyone who has lost his/her parent due to Covid-19
Indian Board International Board Grade Scholarship upto
80% to 84.99% 30 to 32 20% of the 1st Year Tuition Fees
85% to 89% 33 to 35 30% of the 1st Year Tuition Fees
90% & above 36 & above 50% of the 1st Year Tuition Fees

SchoolAchievement Scholarship - INR 25,000/-

Letter of Recommendation from School Counsellor / Principal – Why you should be considered at Universal AI University?

Means Scholarship - upto INR 1,00,000/-

For families with household income below INR 6,00,000/- p.a.


1) Only one category of special scholarship is applicable per student.

2) Merit Scholarship can not be clubbed with special scholarship.

3) Maximum Scholarship of INR 50,000 can be availed per student.

4) Students are eligible for a scholarship if their scholarship application is received prior to July. 

5) The Scholarship application form is available on Universal AI University website.

6) All scholarships are at the sole discretion of Universal AI University.

7) Eligible students’ will receive a Scholarship Award Letter from the Admissions Team.

8) Scholarship will continue in the next year based on the performance of the previous year. A student should secure a minimum of 60% in the first-year grades and a minimum of 80% attendance. 

Education Loans

The following banks offer education loans on their own discretion:

Central Bank of India | Bank of India | State Bank of India | Bank of Baroda | Union Bank of India | Punjab National Bank | Axis Bank | Gyan Dhan | CREDILA – An HDFC Ltd. | AVANSE Education Loans | West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme

Please download the Universal AI University’s Scholarship Application Form from here.