About Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, IIT Bombay

iitbmainbuilding The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay () was established in 1958, popularly known as IIT Bombay or IITB, is an autonomous university located in Powai, in north central Mumbai. Today the Institute is recognised as one of the centres of academic excellence in the country. Over the years, there has been dynamic progress at IIT Bombay in all academic and research activities, and a parallel improvement in facilities and infrastructure, to keep it on par with the best institutions in the world.

Objectives and Goals The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay seeks to establish traditions which will foster creativity and growth of excellence. The institute has the following broad objectives :

  • To provide the best possible educational facilities for training bright students for the careers in technology and science.
  • To provide a creative atmosphere in which higher studies and research thrive both amongst the students and the faculty.
  • To organize a 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 Institute cherishes the hope that its graduates will be the leaders of tomorrow. Their education is patterned with this in view. Thus in the engineering curriculum, besides the professional courses, there is a strong emphasis on acquiring a thorough grounding in the basic sciences of mathematics, physics and chemistry and a reasonable knowledge in subjects like economics, english, philosophy and social sciences belonging to the Humanities and Social Science. The emphasis on the basic sciences removes to some extent the fear of rapid obsolescence, while studies in the Humanities help the students to interact more positively with the society in which he lives. Besides making available facilities for higher education, traning and research in various fields of engineering and technology, the Institute contributes to the industrial development and economic growth of the country by preparing a cadre of engineers and scientists, who provide both man power and support R&D work for industries.

Directors of the Institute: Prof. Devang Khakhar

Undergraduates: 2,300

Postgraduates: 2,500

Indian Rank: 1st

Word Rank: 30

Post Graduate Admissions for the Academic year 2009-10

Undergraduate Admission

Departments offering B.Tech

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering Department
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science
  • Physics
Postgraduate Admission:

Departments offering M.Tech

* Aerospace Engineering

* Chemical Engineering

* Civil Engineering

* Computer Science & Engineering

* Earth Sciences

* Electrical Engineering

* Mechanical Engineering

* Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science

* Center of Studies in Resources Engineering

* School of Biosciences & Bioengineering

* Corrosion Science & Engineering

* Energy Science & Engineering

* Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

* Systems & Control Engineering

* Environmental Science & Engineering

* Centre For Technology Alternatives For Rural Areas(CTARA) (Technology And Development)

Contact Us :

1. Undergraduate Admission

Joint Entrance Examination(JEE) Interactive Voice Response System Email:

Phone: +91-22-2576-7063

Fax: +91-22-2572-0305

2. Graduate Admission



Phone: +91-22-2576-7068

Fax: +91-22-2572-3706

3. Academic Matters

Dean Academic Programme


Phone: +91-22-2576-7041

Fax: +91-22-2576-7041

4. M.Sc. Admission



Phone: +91-22-2576-7022

Fax: +91-22-2576-2674

5. Student Services

Phone: +91-22-2576-7079

Fax: +91-22-2572-3480

6. International Matters

Phone: +91-22-25767076

Fax: +91-22-25723475

7. Research & Development

Dean Research & Development Email:

Phone: +91-22-2576-7030

Fax: +91-22-2576-3702

General Enquiries Email:

Phone: +91-22-2576-7039

Fax: +91-22-2572-3702

8. Student Placement

Placement Officer Email:

General Enquiries Email:

Phone: +91-22-2576-7096

Fax: +91-22-2576-7092

9. General Information & Media Relations

Public Relations Officer Email:

Phone: +91-22-2576-7026

Fax: +91-22-2576-7027

10. Recruitment

Registrar Email:

Office of the Registrar Phone: +91-22-2576-7021

Fax: +91-22-2572-3645

Recruitment for Faculty Positions Email:

Phone: +91-22-2576-7946

Fax: +91-22-2576-4031

Recruitment for Staff Positions Email:

Phone: +91-22-2576-7936

Fax: +91-22-2576-4031

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