IIT Bombay Admission

IIT Bombay Admission – 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. IITB offers various B.Tech, M.Tech, Integrated M.Tech, M.Sc., Management, M.Des., M.Phil and Ph.D. courses. Currently, it has 15 departments, 20 academic centers, and 4 interdisciplinary programmes. It has designed a separate admission process for separate courses. To know more about IIT Bombay admission, keep reading!

Key Points About IIT Bombay

Motto: Dnyanam Paramam Dhyeyam” or Knowledge is the supreme goal
 IIT Area, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076
Campus size: 550 acres
Established: 1958
Phone: 022 2572 2545
Director: Devang Vipin Khakhar
Administrative staff: 565
Total enrollment: 8,000 (2015)
Ranking: 33 as per QS Asia Ranking 2019(Asia Category)

IIT Bombay Courses Offered

A candidate can pursue any of the following courses if he/she fulfill their respective criteria.

Undergraduate Level

Course Specialization
Bachelor of Technology(B.Tech) degree – 4 year(Admission via JEE Main)
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science
  • Physics
Dual Degree (B.Tech-M.Tech) – 5 years (Admission via JEE Main) Specialization should belong to the parent category of the subjects.
4 Yr.B.S. Programme
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics
B.Des. programme (Admission via UCEED)

Post Graduate Level

M.Tech./M.Tech.+Ph.D. (Dual Degree) Programmes
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biosciences & Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science (MM)
  • Materials, Manufacturing, and Modeling (MMM)
  • Center of Studies in Resources 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)
M.Mgt. Programmes
  • MBA
  • E-MBA
  • Management Development Programmes (MDP)
  • Executive MBA
M.Sc. Programme (2 years) – Admission through JAM
  • Applied Geology
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Applied Statistics & Informatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
 Ph.D. Programme
  • Valid GATE/CEED Score.
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/ UGC/ NBHM/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ICPR or DST INSPIRE Fellowship.
  • Candidates having UGC­NET Lectureship (LS) are also eligible for Teaching Assistantship in addition to other academic qualifications in Humanities & Social Sciences Department.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience

Other Programmes

  • M.Phill
  • M.Des Programme

iit bombay admission process

IIT Bombay Admission

For different courses, a candidate needs to go through/appear for a separate national level entrance exam. We have mentioned the links of the M.Tech, MBA, and M.Sc. admission so that you can check out the detailed information about each of these courses.

Entrance exams

IIT Bombay, along with other IITs and IISc, conducts entrance examination for admission and pre-qualification of students for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

IIT Bombay Placements

The placement cell of IITB was started in the year 1958 and it has been expanding ever since! Time to time, many recruiters pay a visit to the IIT, Bombay campus in search of fresh talents. Candidates can visit the official website of the IIT, Bombay Placements, placements.iitb.ac.in. Till date, the highest package offered by a candidate is 1.39 crore, offered by Microsoft. Last year, a total of 1023 selections were made and 150 students, eventually got placed. Not only Indian companies participated in the placement drive, but over 15 Asian firms also hired the young engineers and scientists.

Number of Students Placed – 1023
Number of Recruiters – 250
Average Salary – 25 Lakhs approx.


Global Analytics India Pvt. Ltd.

Pacific Mindware Engineering Pvt Ltd

Adobe Systems

Amazon India

Blue Star Infotech

Cadbury India








Notable Alumni

There is a long list of notable alumni of IIT, Bombay. Below, we have mentioned the names of a few! Over the years, these IIT, Bombay passouts are winning laurels in their respective fields.

  • Nitesh Tiwari – Indian Film Director, Screenwriter
  • Manohar Parrikar – Former CM of Goa
  • Nandan Nilekani – Co-Founder of Infosys
  • Bhavish Aggarwal – Founder of OlaCabs
  • Pranav Mistry – Global Senior Vice President of Samsung Research
  • Ashish Kumar Chauhan – MD and CEO of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

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