Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Engineering & Technology Colleges

  Powai, Maharashtra, India

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Public Institute
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Co-educational Institution

About Institution

Established in 1958, the second of its kind, IIT Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance. The funds from UNESCO came as Roubles from the then Soviet Union. In 1961 Parliament decreed the IITs as ‘Institutes of National Importance'. Since then, IITB has grown from strength to strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world.

The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. Reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the institute attracts the best students from the country for its bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by an outstanding faculty, many of whom are reputed for their research contributions internationally.

IIT Bombay also builds links with peer universities and institutes, both at the national and the international levels, to enhance research and enrich its educational programmes. The alumni have distinguished themselves through their achievements in and contributions to industry, academics, research, business, government and social domains. The institute continues to work closely with the alumni to enhance its activities through interactions in academic and research programmes as well as to mobilise financial support.

Over the years, the institute has created a niche for its innovative short-term courses through continuing education and distance education programmes. Members of the faculty of the institute have won many prestigious awards and recognitions, including the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar and Padma awards.

Located in Powai, one of the northern suburbs of Mumbai, the residents of the institute reap the advantage of being in the busy financial capital of India, while at the same time enjoying the serenity of a campus known for its natural beauty. A fully residential institute, all its students are accommodated in its 15 hostels with in-house dining; the campus also provides excellent amenities for sports and other recreational facilities.

Core Values

Academic Freedom
Strategy & Initiatives

People Students, Faculty and Staff
Innovations in Educational Methodologies
External Linkages
Support Systems
Resource Mobilisation
Objectives and Goals

To provide the best possible educational facilities for training bright students for careers in technology and science.
To provide a creative atmosphere in which higher studies and research thrive both among the students and the faculty.
To organise short intensive courses, conferences and seminars on current technological developments which will be of benefit to the surrounding community.
To provide research and development consultancy, which will promote contact with and be of service to industries and to government and civic organizations
To organize quality improvement programmes for faculty members from various engineering colleges.
To provide leadership in curriculum design and development



The Vision of IIT Bombay is to be the fountainhead of new ideas and of innovators in technology and science


ts Mission is to create an ambience in which new ideas and creativity flourish and from which research and scholarship and leaders and innovators of tomorrow emerge.

Courses Offered

B.E. (Chemical Engineering)

B.E. (Civil Engineering)

B.E. (Aerospace Engineering)

B.E. (Computer Science & Engineering)

B.E. (Electrical Engineering)

B.E. (Mechanical Engineering)

B.E. (Metallurgical Engineering)

Course Details

Duration of course
: 4 Years
Course Name
: Engineering & Technology
System of examinations
: Semester
Lateral Entry Availability
: No
Course Type
: Full time

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International Proteomics Conference 2014

Proteomics Society, India 6th annual meeting and International Proteomics Conference "Proteomics from Discovery to Function", organised by the Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering, to be held at IIT Bombay.Read More..


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Victor Menezes Convention Centre (VMCC) IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai


Transportation Conference

International Conference on "Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries (11th TPMDC)"Organised by the Transportation systems engineering (TSE) group in Civil Engineering Department. For information: More..


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Victor Menezes Convention Centre (VMCC) IIT Bombay, Powai



Born in 1998 with the motto of promoting technology, scientific thinking and innovation, Techfest has surpassed 17 golden years of creating an unmatched aura of a science and technology spectacle year after year at the campus of IIT Bombay at Powai, Mumbai. Today it is well established as Asia's Largest Science and Technology festival, with more than..Read More..


IIT Bombay, Mumbai


Aakaar 2015

Aakaar announced itself on the national stage in 2009 when a group of like-minded students of the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay, put their heart and mind to give civil engineering its due. Since then, Aakaar has gone on to become the undisputed frontrunner among civil engineering festivals in India.Read More..


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4 years ago


Best Institute with many oppurtunities4 years ago

  IIT Bombay has a good environment for students to choose and work with their own interests.
Also there are good facilities and guidance in very important education fields that probably not available easily in many parts of the country.


Contact Details

Contact Person

Prof. Devang V. Khakhar


IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, Maharashtra, India



 Powai, Maharashtra, India


Contact Phone Numbers

91 (22) 2572 2545

Fax Numbers

1 (22) 2572 3480

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