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IIT Bombay – Indian Institute of Technology

Established in 1958, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (also known as IIT Bombay or IIT Mumbai) is the first public college to have laid its foundation stone with assistance from UNESCO. In 1961, it was declared as an ‘Institute of National Importance’ by the Parliament of India. It has been declared a 'Deemed University' and is autonomous in nature. IIT Bombay has been ranked 177 in the QS World Rankings 2022. For the year 2021, NIRF has ranked IIT Mumbai at 3 for the both Overall and Engineering category. With a lifespan of more than 60 years, the deemed-university campus has grown to include 15 academic departments, 34 centres, 17 departments and three schools to offer more than 60 courses in the stream of Engineering and Technology, Science and Management at UG, PG and doctoral levels. Much like other IITs, the flagship course of IIT Bombay is BTech with a total intake of 1,036 students. A few of the important highlights regarding IIT Bombay (IIT-B) are mentioned in the table below:

Particulars Statistics
Establishment year | Ownership type 1958 | Public
Campus area 550 acre
Student intake UG: 4,137

PG: 2,859

PhD: 3,083

Recognition UGC, AICTE
Rankings - 177 as per QS World Rankings 2022

- 1 by India Today 2021 Rankings in Maharashtra

- Ranked 3 by ‘Engineering’ by NIRF 2021

Flagship course of study BTech
Number of courses offered 70 courses across
Number | Types of scholarships offered 10 | Merit-based, Need-based


IIT Bombay offers over 86 courses at UG, PG and PhD level in the stream of Engineering, Technology, Science and Management. Besides, the Deemed University also offers short-term certificate online courses like Object-oriented Programming, Programming Basics, etc. Admission to the UG and PG courses is based on national-level entrance exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, GATE, etc. While the duration of UG courses ranges between three and four years, most of the PG courses are of two years. IIT Bombay offers MS Research in the Department of Computer Science Engineering in three specialisations and PhD course in seven specialisations.

For the year 2021-22, a total of 945 participants attended 51 CEP courses in 2021. The varsity also houses an online platform namely IITBombayX that offers Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to global participants. IIT Bombay MOOCs has been launched in collaboration with edX which is a non-profit initiative taken by Harvard and MIT. These online courses are usually offered for a minimum of four weeks duration to a maximum of 12 weeks. The Deemed University conducts a separate written test to shortlisted candidates for MS Research and PhD programmes. Some of the popular IIT Bombay courses are shown in the grid below along with their eligibility requirements and fees:

Course Name Entrance Exam/ Eligibility Total Fee
BE/ BTech Class 12 with 75% aggregate in PCM + JEE Advanced + JoSAA counselling INR 8.45 lakh*
MSc Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream + IIT JAM + CCMN counselling INR 33,600
ME/ MTech BE/ BTech/ BSc/ BArch/ BPlan MSc/ MCA/ MBBS/ MPharm/ BPharm/ BDS with 60% aggregate + GATE + COAP/ Written test + PI round INR 47,400-INR 1.27 lakh
BS Class 12 with 75% aggregate in PCM + JEE Advanced + JoSAA counselling INR 8.45 lakh*
BDes Class 12 or equivalent + UCEED INR 8.45 lakh*
MBA Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree with 60% aggregate + CAT INR 8.27 lakh
MDes Bachelor’s degree with 55% aggregate + CEED INR 1.27 lakh
MBA Executive Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of seven years of experience + TOEFL/ IELTS INR 42 lakh


Bachelor's/ Master's degree in Engineering/ Technology with 60% aggregate + GATE/ CEED/ UGC NET INR 1.95 lakh-INR 3.80 lakh
MPP Bachelor's/ Master's degree in Arts/ Commerce with 55% aggregate + GATE + COAP INR 1.27 lakh


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