Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay (IITB) is the second institute established after the IIT Kharagpur institute was established and IITB was found in the year 1958. Today though some of the places names are changes like Bombay to Mumbai, Madras to Chennai etc the IITB institute retained the old name of Bombay as it is in its name as the college was well recognized as IITB. IITB was established with the help of foreign funds from the UNESCO.




IITB provides courses of the similar streams as of the Kharagpur institute. The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay also concentrates more on the short term and distance educations. To get admitted to the IITB, it is a must that you take up the admission exams depending on the course you apply such as the GATE, JAM, and IIT-JEE.

The IITB students have an opportunity to do their research or project in a foreign institution and get experience and learn more. To give this facility to the students the IITB has the MOUs under which they can have abroad student exchange courses. Students need to take an entrance exam to do their projects or research through this facility and stay in the foreign campus. After the allotted period for research and projects, all the work and documents should be submitted to get their credits.

To apply for admission exams, students need to go to the online website and register by filling out the application form there. Use the log in id and the password to upload the application form.

Campus Life

The IIT Bombay campus more or less feels like a holiday place because of being surrounded by hills and lake. The campus is located in Powai and it is close by to the Powai and Vihar lake. Like its sister IIT institutes, the Bombay campus too provides all the necessary facilities to the students which includes the library, hostels, hospitals and entertainment centers. The Bombay IITians celebrate their annual day every year in the months of December. Students enjoy a good campus life with other activities and celebrations as well.

IITB Class Room

IITB Class Room


IITB Hostel

IITB Hostel


The fees to be paid for the admission tests remain same whereas the process is also carried on in the similar pattern by visiting the home page of the institute website. Candidates taking written tests should score the minimum cut off marks to get admitted to the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. The selection process will be carried on depending on the highest marks scored with rankings. Students can download the application for and other details from the website directly and from their every communication is made through the web page and hence it is important to keep safe and handy with all the details of registration.

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IITB has some of the best research and technology companies coming to their campus every year to select candidates and each year almost every student gets placed. Companies are requested to go through the procedure and request for date for campus interviews. Depending on the ranking, the process will be carried on. IITB has the best offers and their students are placed well nationally and internationally as well.

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