Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Address : Main Gate Rd, IIT Area, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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City : Mumbai-400076
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Institute ID : TK1505

About Institute

Last Updated on : 14 Jul 2023 12:21PM


  •          Established in 1958, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is the first public university to lay its foundation stone with the help of UNESCO.
  •          In 1961, it was declared an "Institute of National Significance" by the Parliament of India. It has been declared a "Reputed University" and is autonomous.
  •          By the year 2022, NIRF ranked IIT Bombay 3 for the "General" and "Engineering" categories respectively.
  •          IIT Bombay was ranked 177th in the QS World Rankings 2022.


With a lifespan of over 60 years, the renowned university campus has grown to include 15 academic departments, 34 centers, 17 departments, and three schools to offer over 60 courses in Engineering and Technology, Science and Management at the UG, PG, and Ph.D. levels.


Like other IITs, IIT Bombay's flagship course is BTech with a total enrollment of 1036 students. IIT Bombay is considered to be one of the leading engineering and science universities in Asia, and the most competitive and reputable institute in India to enter and has been the first preferred destination for high-ranking holders in engineering and scientific disciplines. It is known for its 4, 5, and 2-year programs for which entry is through the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE), the Joint Masters Admission Test (JAM), and the Graduates' Aptitude Test in engineering (GATE).


Degrees offered at the university include the four-year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), the two- or three-year Master of Technology (M.Tech.), the four-year Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), the two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) and the five-year Interdisciplinary Dual Degree Program (IDDDP), among many others. It also offers a comprehensive graduate program offering doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.





Establishment year | Ownership type

1958 | Public

Campus area

550 acre

Student intake

UG: 4,137

PG: 2,859

PhD: 3,083



Rankings 2022

3 under ‘Engineering’ by NIRF 2022

3 under ‘Overall’ by NIRF 2022

177 as per QS World Rankings 2022

Flagship course of study


Number of courses offered

70 courses across

Number | Types of scholarships offered

10 | Merit-based, Need-based



IIT Bombay offers more than 86 courses at UG, PG and PhD levels in the field of engineering, technology, science and management. In addition, the renowned University also offers short-term certificate online courses such as Object Oriented Programming, Programming Basics and more. Admission to UG and PG courses is based on national level entrance exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, GATE, etc. While the length of UG courses varies between three and four years, most PG courses are two years. IIT Bombay offers MS Research in the Department of Computer Engineering in three specializations and PhD courses in seven specializations.



Total tuition Fees


B.E. / B.Tech(25 Courses)

INR 8 L - 20 L

(for 4-5 years)

Exams :JEE MainJEE Advanced

M.E./M.Tech(54 Courses)

INR 1.2 L - 10 L

(for 2-5 years)

Graduation : 60 %

Exams :GATEJEE Main

M.Sc.(11 Courses)

INR 30 K - 2.75 L

(for 18 months-6 years)

Graduation : 60 %


B.Sc.(3 Courses)


(for 4 years)

Exams :JEE MainJEE Advanced

M.Des(10 Courses)

INR 82 K - 1.2 L

(for 2 years)

Graduation : 55 %

Exams :CEED

MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)

INR 4 L - 20 L

(for 2-5 years)

Graduation : 60 %

Exams :CAT

Ph.D.(6 Courses)

INR 75 K - 3.55 L

(for 4-6 years)

Graduation : 60 %


M.A.(2 Courses)

INR 1.2 L - 3.55 L

(for 2-6 years)

Graduation : 55-60 %


B.Des(2 Courses)

INR 9.27 L - 11.56 L

(for 4-5 years)

Exams :UCEED

Executive MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

INR 42 L

(for 18 months)



IIT Bombay Placement

As per media reports, the most elevated homegrown and global bundle presented toward the finish of Stage 1 IIT Bombay arrangements 2023 remained at INR 3.67 crore per annum and INR 1.31 crore per annum, separately. Further, the normal bundle presented during IIT Bombay arrangements 2023 remained at INR 23.26 LPA.

Aside from this, a sum of 1,648 offers were gotten out of which 1,431 offers were acknowledged during IIT Bombay situations 2023. A sum of 63 global offers was acknowledged in stage 1 of IIT Bombay situations 2023. Critically, a sum of 25 proposals of above INR 1 crore for each annum bundle was acknowledged during IIT Bombay's positions in 2023.

Particular Placement(2022) Placement(2023)
No. of companies visited 332 293
Placement rate 89% Ongoing
Highest domestic package INR 1.89 crore per annum INR 3.67 crore per annum
Highest international package INR 2.1 crore per annum   INR 1.31 crore per annum
Overall average package INR 22.7 LPA INR 23.26 LPA
No. of offers received 1,878 1648
No. of offers accepted 1441 1431
International offers accepted 66 63
No. of PPOs received 210 301




IIT Bombay Academic facilities

IIT Bombay provides the best learning facilities and the best possible learning environment. The programs and courses on offer have the flexibility to evolve and change in response to new requirements. The programs have a dual purpose of building a solid foundation of knowledge and, at the same time, enhancing confidence, creativity, and innovation.

IIT Bombay continues to introduce new areas in its academic programs and innovation in its academic activities. The ultimate goal of the institute is to extend learning to its precious student. It strives to provide them with the most novel and relevant education, always.

It is the institute's strong belief that students should get exposure to scientific developments in the world. Students are encouraged and supported to submit research papers and participate in international conferences. A business incubator established recently has also opened the gate to numerous opportunities for students to develop prototypes and generate venture capital.

IIT has MoUs with several universities in Europe, Japan, and the USA to facilitate the exchange of students. Students spend a semester at the partner institution and have credits transferred. MoUs exist with Kellogg, McCormick Schools of Northwestern University, INSA Lyon, Toulouse University Network, Tohuku, and Budapest Univesity of Technology and Economics, amongst them.

Living in such an environment amongst people with similar goals and aspirations is an exciting learning experience for students...a learning experience that has an obvious destination - success.

Teaching Processes

There is a great emphasis on core fundamentals in the classroom, and examinations are designed to test the applicability of these fundamentals in real-life situations. Coursework is augmented by seminars, presentations, and course projects to test the depth of understanding of the subject.

Teaching Assistantship

Meritorious postgraduate students are offered a teaching assistantship, which involves assisting instructors in relation to conducting the course. Students assist instructors in preparing lectures, organizing laboratory sessions and tutorials, course planning, and even setting examination questions.

Interdisciplinary Programmes

Interdisciplinary programs (IDPs) are designed to help students gain expertise in more than one technical field during the progress of the program by exploring the connections among the disciplines. The institute provides degree courses in several interdisciplinary areas such as Bio-engineering, Corrosion Engineering, Energy Systems, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (new program), Resource Engineering, Reliability Engineering, and Systems and Control Engineering.

Departmental and Institute Electives

In order to boost interest in other faculties of engineering, the institute allows students to take electives and/or audit courses from departments other than their core area of specialization. Students can also take courses in Humanities and Management Sciences to broaden their perspective.

Industrial Exposure

Students are regularly exposed to the latest industrial practices through several industrial visits during their stay. The academic curriculum also requires a student to undergo industrial training for eight weeks at the end of the 6th semester of B.Tech and Dual Degree programs. The training provides students with an understanding of the problems encountered in the working of an industry. The milieu of postgraduate students at IIT Bombay is created by a vibrant of fresh graduates and students with long years of industrial experience.

Institute Programmes

To facilitate the interaction of the faculty and students with acclaimed national and international personalities, IIT Bombay organizes seminars and lectures. Through these, students get an opportunity to interact with eminent personalities from academia and the corporate world. In addition to these, various departments also organize workshops and seminars involving professionals from the industry.



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