Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

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IIT Bombay was the second Indian Institute of Technology to be established in 1958 with assistance from UNESCO and with funds contributed by the Soviet Union. UNESCO agreed to provide equipment and technical experts mainly from the Soviet Union, while the Government of India accepted the responsibility for all other expenses including the cost of the building project and recurring expenses. 

The site chosen for the institute was Powai with an area of 550 acres (2.2 km2) which was given by the then Bombay State Government. 

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) is a public research university and technical institute in Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. IIT Bombay is the topmost preferred choice for Indian students in STEM fields such as computer science and engineering.

IIT Bombay is known for its 4-year, 5-year & 2-year programmes for which the entrance is through the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE), Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM) and Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). Degrees offered in the university include the four-year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), the two- or three-year Master of Technology (M.Tech.), the four-year Bachelor of Science (B.S.), the two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) and the five-year Inter-Disciplinary Dual-Degree Programme (IDDDP) among many others. It also has a comprehensive graduate program offering doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Over the years, the institute has created a niche for its innovative short-term courses through continuing education and distance education programmes.

UG programs:

PG programs:


Following are the science and engineering departments at IIT Bombay:

Aerospace Engineering

Biosciences and Bioengineering

Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Earth Sciences


Electrical Engineering

Energy Science and Engineering

Environmental Science and Engineering (ESED)

Humanities & Social Sciences


Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science



Desai Sethi School of Entrepreneurship (DSSE)

IDC School of Design (IDC SoD)

Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management (SJMSoM)

Interdisciplinary Programs

Climate Studies

Educational Technology

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR)

Systems and Control Engineering

Centres offering academic degrees:

Some of the Centres offer postgraduate programmes and reflect the Institute’s multi-disciplinary approach and emphasis on staying with leading-edge technologies in its academic approaches:

Ashank Desai Centre for Policy Studies (ADCPS)

Centre for Machine Intelligence and Data Science (C-MinDS)

Centre for Research in Nanotechnology and Science (CRNTS)

Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE)

Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA)

Centre for Urban Science and Engineering (C-USE)

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH)

IITB-Monash Research Academy (Section 8 Company)

Mailing Address

Address: IIT Bombay, 

Powai, Mumbai 400 076, 



Phone: +91 (22) 2572 2545

Fax: +91 (22) 2572 3480


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