|Branches||CS, ECE, Mechanical, Civil|
|Rank||2 All India|
The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) is a public engineering institute located in Mumbai in state of Maharashtra. It is the second oldest campus of the Indian Institute of Technology system. IIT Bombay is ranked globally among top universities of science & technology
- It was established by an Act of Parliament in the year 1958. Planning got its wings in the year 1957 and the first batch of hundred students was given admission in 1958.
- It has been approved by the AICTE and also recognized by the UGC. In the year 1961, the Institute was proclaimed as an institution which is having national importance.
- IIT Bombay was set up with assistance from UNESCO and funds from the USSR Government. UNESCO provided equipment and technical experts mainly from the Soviet Union.
- The UNESCO supplied with many fellowships (27 in number) so that the Indian faculty members could be given appropriate training in the USSR.
Academic Overview: IIT Bombay offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. There are 17 departments, 13 multi-disciplinary centers, and 3 schools of excellence inside the campus-
CC - Computer Centre
CRNTS - Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science
CESE - Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering
SAIF - Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility
CSRE - Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering
School of Biosciences and Bioengineering (Bioschool)
Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology (KReSIT)
Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM)
Extracurricular: There are various clubs that provides a vast scope for the students to prosper and thus be able to show their hidden talents. Some of these clubs are-
- Fine Arts
- Wildlife Club
- The Hobbies Club
Placement Details: In 2013-14 a total of 1600 students were registered for placements and 880 got placed. Placement details by type of organization are given below -
Number of Organizations
Number of Offers Received
Engineering & Technology
Oil & Gas
Research & Development
Facilities: There are various facilities that are provided in the Institute. They are as follows-
There hostels at IITB have numbering system-
There are mini computers and various work stations. CAD activity is there in Metallurgical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.
The Library is very well equipped and has a rich collection of following particulars-
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Campus School, Guest House, Hospital, Estate Office etc.
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