IIT Bombay is a public technical university, located in Powai, Mumbai. Established in 1958 over a campus area of 545 acres of land, IIT Bombay offers more than 200 UG, PG and research programs. The college is ranked 3rd among the top engineering colleges in India as per NIRF 2023 rankings. In the recently released QS World University Ranking 2024, IIT Bombay is ranked among top 50 institutions in the world. The top course offered by IIT Bombay is BTech followed by courses like MTech, MBA, and MDes programs. For IIT Bombay BTech admissions, JEE Advanced score is considered and MBA admissions are based on CAT score. IIT Bombay conducts CEED exam for admission to MDes program. Check IIT Bombay Courses

The total fee for the IIT Bombay BTech course is INR 9.12 Lakhs. IIT Bombay's average salary and highest salary (international) in placements 2023 stood at INR 21.82 Lakhs and INR 3.67 CPA respectively. The highest domestic salary recorded for the IIT Bombay Placements 2023 is INR 1.68 crores and the top recruiting sectors are engineering and technology. The top recruiters at IIT Bombay 2023 placements were American Express, Honda Japan, McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group etc.

IIT Bombay Highlights

Category Statistics
Established Year 1958
Campus Area 545 Acres
NIRF Ranking 3rd Under 'Engineering', 4th Under 'Overall' And 4th Under 'Research'
BTech Fees INR 9.12 Lakhs
BTech Intake 1356
Total Courses 60+
Total Faculty 745
Highest Package Offered  INR 3.67 CPA
Average Package Offered INR 21.82 LPA
Top Recruiting Sector Engineering and Technology

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IIT Bombay Course & Fees

IIT Bombay is widely known for its BTech program, as we have discussed earlier. Apart from BTech courses, other major courses offered by IIT Bombay are MTech, MBA, MSc, MDes, BDes, MS, and PhD. The MBA program is offered via SJMSOM and admissions are based on CAT Score which is further followed by PI. MBA Admissions usually starts in the month of January - February. For eligibility, fees, selection criteria and cutoff related information about IIT Bombay courses, refer the table below: 

Course Eligibility and Selection Criteria Fees Cutoff
BTech (10 Courses) Eligibility: 10+2: 45-75%
Entrance: JEE Advanced
Counselling: JoSAA Counselling
INR 9.12 Lakhs Click Here
BDes 10+2; Entrance: UCEED INR 8.7 Lakhs Click Here
MTech (50 Courses) 10+2: 75% Graduation: 60%
Entrance: GATE
Counselling: COAP
INR 69,750 Click Here
MBA Eligibility: Graduation
Selection Criteria:CAT Score +PI
INR 14.07 Lkahs Click Here
MSc (7 Courses) Eligibility:BSc/BS in relevant field
Selection Criteria:IIT JAM Score
INR 73200 Click Here
MDes (5 Courses) Eligibility: BDes/ BTech/ BArch in relevant subject
Selection Criteria:CEED Score
INR 1. 03 Lakhs NA

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IIT Bombay BTech Cutoff 2024

IIT Bombay BTech cutoffs are released in July- August in a total of 6 rounds. IIT Bombay BTech seat allocation is done by JoSAA. Following the past trends and demand of courses, BTech CSE turns out to be the most popular course of IIT Bombay which is followed by BTech Electrical Engineering, and BTech Mechanical Engineering. The year-wise cutoff analysis of Round 6 Closing Cutoffs along with expected closing cutoff 2024 are given below:

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Rank 2022 Cutoff By Rank 2021 Cutoff By Rank
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering 67 61 67
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 481 369 434
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering 1736 1406 1241
B.Tech Engineering Physics 1749 1452 1324
B.Tech Aerospace Engineering 2694 2119 2118

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IIT Bombay MTech Cutoff 2024

IIT Bombay MTech admissions are done as per GATE score and seat allocation is done according to COAP counseling. The year-wise analysis of IIT Bombay courses along with the expected cutoff for the year 2024 is mentioned below:

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Marks 2022 Cutoff By Marks 2021 Cutoff By Marks
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 750 750 750
M.Tech Biomedical Engineering 400 400 400
M.Tech Geoexploration 325 325 325
M.Tech Petroleum Geoscience) 325 325 325
M.Tech Geoinformatics & Natural Resources Engineering 350 350 350

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IIT Bombay Placements

IIT Bombay placements 2023 final report has been published now and once again the institute demonstrated stellar performance. In the IIT Bombay placements 2023,1845 students received a total of 1788 job offers. In this placement drive, 33 students received job offers of more than INR 1 CPA. This year 65 international offers were made to IIT Bombay students from different firms based in the USA, Japan, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Check the IIT Bombay Placements highlights tabulated below:

Particulars Placements Statistics 2023 Placements Statistics 2022
No. of Recruiters Participated 384 332
No, of Recruiters Making Job Offers 324 NA
No. of Registered Students 2174 NA
No. of Students Who Actively Participated 1845 NA
No. of Job Offers 1788 1878
No. of Accepted Offers 1516 NA
No. of Pre-Placement Offers 300 NA
No. of Accepted Pre-Placement Offers 194 201
Placement Percentage 82.16% NA
Highest International Package INR 3.67 CPA INR 60.9 LPA
Highest Domestic Package INR 1.68 CPA INR 1.8 CPA
Average Package INR 21.82 LPA INR 22.7 LPA
Top Recruiting Sector Engineering & Technology Engineering & Technology
Top Recruiters American Express, Honda Japan, McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group etc Uber, Rubrik, Black Stone etc

IIT Bombay Sector-wise Placements 2023

The following table represents the Sector-wise placements during the IIT Bombay placements drive 2023:

Sector Number of offers Number of Companies
Analytics 79 21
Consulting 154 29
Data Science 25 13
Design 33 19
Education 81 07
Engineering & Technology 458 97
Finance 76 32
IT/ Software 302 88
PSU 14 4
R&D 92 30
Services 9 4
Others 193 59

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IIT Bombay Summer Internship Placements 

The highlights of summer internship placements 2023 are as follows:

  • IIT Bombay students received 1104 internship offers.
  • Computer Science Engineering and Electrical Engineering students received the highest number of internship opportunities. 
  • Recruiters also offered 300 PPOs out of which 194 were accepted. 
  • The highest stipend offered to the students is INR 3.66 Lakhs and the average stipend is INR 2.40 Lakhs. 

IIT Bombay Summer Internship

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IIT Bombay Admission Process 2024

IIT Bomaby admissions for the BTech program are expected to start in June 2023. IIT Bombay Flagship BTech program admissions are based on JEE Advanced Score followed by JoSAA Counselling. The application process for JEE Advanced starts in April- May. Other popular courses offered at IIT Bombay are MTech, MSc, and MBA where admissions are granted based on GATE, IIT JAM, and CAT Score respectively. The detailed application for the flagship program is given below:

IIT Bombay Admission Stages Steps
Application starts Apply for JEE Main
JEE Advanced  Candidates having a valid JEE Main score should appear for the JEE Advanced
JoSAA Counselling & Cutoff As per the JEE Advanced cutoff, candidates need to apply for JoSAA and as per cutoff apply for IIT Bombay
Final Admission Offer Accept the seat

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IIT Bombay Ranking

IIT Bombay is one of the top institutes of the country has has been rated very highly by various ranking agencies, check the IIT Bombay latest ranking below:

International Ranking
QS World University Rankings (2024) 149
QS World University Rankings (2023) 172
QS World University Rankings - Engineering & Technology (2023) 47
QS Asia University Rankings (2023) 40 
National Ranking
NIRF Overall Rankings (2023) 4
NIRF Engineering Rankings (2023) 3
NIRF Research Rankings (2023) 4
NIRF Management Rankings 2023 10
NIRF Innovation Ranking 2023 7
India Today (Top Public Colleges in India) 2

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IIT Bombay Alumni

Also some of the popular IIT Bombay alumni working in big companies is tabulated below:

IIT Bombay Alumni Current Designation Degree studied at IIT Bombay

Parag Agarwal

Parag Agarwal
Former CEO of Twitter BTech in CSE
IIT Bombay Alumn- K Sivan
Kailasavadivoo Sivan
ISRO Chairman PhD in Aerospace Engineering
IIT Bombay Alumni- Nandan Nilekani
Nandan Nilekani
Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys BTech in Electrical Engineering
IIT Bombay Alumni- Bhavish Kumar
Bhavish Aggarwal
Co-founder of Ola cabs BTech in CSE
IIT Bombay Alumni- Manohar Parrikar
Manohar Parrikar
Former Defence Minister of India BTech in Metallurgical Engineering

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IIT Bombay Departments

Department CD Rating
SJSOM IIT Bombay 8.8/10

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IIT Bombay FAQs

Ques. Is IIT Bombay admission through olympiad possible?

Ans. Students who qualify for the Indian National Maths Olympiad (INMO) are admitted to the B.Sc Maths program, according to the institute. This does not necessitate the completion of JEE Advanced or Mains. IIT Bombay began admission through Olympiad in 2018. 

Ques. What is IIT Bombay famous for? 

Ans. IIT Bombay is India’s best engineering and technical institute. The institute is famous for its renowned and prestigious B.Tech program offered via JEE Advanced. IIT has a 99.82% Ph.D. holding faculty and 100% placement rate. IITB’s graduates have emerged as world leaders across top global organizations and companies. 

Ques. Which course is best in IIT Bombay? 

Ans. A variety of courses is available for students at IIT Bombay. B.Tech is the flagship program of IIT Bombay. The program is offered across 9 specializations with a total intake of 1036. Admission to the B.Tech program is based on JEE Advanced scores. Although, the institute provides placement offers of up to INR 1 crores per annum to its B.Tech students. 

Ques. Why do students prefer IIT Bombay? 

Ans. IIT Bombay has come out to be the best technical institute based on its location, infrastructure, wide range of courses, branch flexibility, and amazing placements. Considering all these factors, the JEE toppers are more likely to choose IIT Bombay over other IITs. At present, IIT Bombay has a network of more than 60,000 notable alumni. Read More: IIT Bombay Reviews

Ques. What scholarships are available at IIT Bombay?

Ans. IIT Bombay offers various course-wise private, govt, and institute scholarships. Mentioned below are the names of scholarships:

  • SJM School of Management Endowment Scholarship
  • IITB Monash Scholarship
  • EATON Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • SERB (Purdue Visiting Doctoral Fellowship (for 12 months))
  • Forbes Marshall
  • Merit­ cum­ Means (MCM) Scholarship
  • Free Messing Facilities (SC/ST)

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Ques. What are the facilities available at IIT Bombay?

Ans. The campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay spreads across a massive area of 550 acres of land. The college is well known for providing students with the best campus life and several provisions to fulfill most requirements any student can face during their time at IIT Bombay:

  • Central Library: This is one of the best IIT Libraries in the country with more than 2,40,000 books, along with 1,18,925 journals and other reading and reference material. The library is accessible to students, faculty, and staff and also provides a photocopying service. 
  • Hostel: There are a total of 17 hostels at the IIT Bombay campus for boys and girls. Students are provided with various facilities such as the internet, indoor games, sports, private mess, etc. Students are offered semi-furnished rooms. 
  • Health Center: IIT Bombay has its own dedicated hospital with OPD and qualified specialists. The hospital is equipped with many facilities and necessary services. The ambulance is also available on a 24x7 basis for emergencies. 

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Ques. Is IIT Bombay a good college?

Ans. IIT Bombay is ranked 3rd in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2023, making is one of the best engineering colleges in the country with world-class faculty, quality of education, student life and other facilities in general. The college offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs across many specializations. The college also has a huge campus and offers many provisions to its students including comfortable accommodation in hostels, access to one of the best IIT Libraries in India, sports facilities, extracurricular and cultural clubs and very importantly a great placement record. In the recent placement session, 1382 students were placed at reputed companies and major organizations. The highest salary package rose up to INR 2.05 CPA & students received an average salary of INR 25 LPA. Overall IIT Bombay is a leading engineering college in India and is easily one of the best options for eligible candidates seeking admission. 

Ques. I do not have a B.E./B.Tech. degree in IE, OR or a related field. Can I still apply for admission at IIT Bombay?

Ans. Yes, students from different backgrounds are accepted in the course through GATE entrance exams, written and test performance. While basic knowledge of topics in IEOR is necessary for admission, a formal degree or coursework in this topic is not necessary.

Ques. What is IIT Bombay fees?

Ans. As per the current academic year, IIT Bombay tuition fees are INR 2.2 Lacs/year. As the institute is fully residential, the cost of living at IIT Bombay is INR 2 Lacs for 1 year. The amount of fees includes hostel, mess, electricity bills, books, etc.

Ques. How to reach the IIT Bombay campus?

Ans. IIT Bombay has two traveling routes, via road and via airways:

  • Railway Station: Mumbai Central (26 KM away)
  • Airways: Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport (11 Km away)

Ques. What is the intake capacity for the IIT Bombay PhD program?

Ans. The intake capacity for the IIT Bombay PhD program is as follows:

Aerospace Engineering 13 Biosciences and Bioengineering 14
Chemical Engineering 17 Chemistry 19
Civil Engineering 18 Computer Science and Engineering 20
Earth Science 13 Electrical Engineering 30
Energy Science & Engineering 10 Humanities and Social Sciences 18
Mathematics 20 Mechanical Engineering 24
Metallurgical Engineering & Operations Research 6 Systems & Control Engineering 6
Educational Technology 5 Climate Studies 5
Centre for Environmental Science & Engineering 8 Industrial Design Centre 12
Centre of Studies in Resources 6 Centre for Research in Resources Engineering 6
Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science 5 Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas 4
Centre for Urban Science and Engineering 6 Management 13
Centre for Policy Studies 5 - -

Ques. What is the ranking of IIT Bombay?

Ans.IIT Bombay is consistently ranked among the top engineering institutes in India and the world. According to the QS World University Rankings 2023, IIT Bombay is ranked 172th globally and It is also ranked 3 in the NIRF Ranking of 2023.

Ques. What are the notable research areas at IIT Bombay?

Ans.IIT Bombay is well-known for its research in computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, energy, materials science, and environmental science. The institute is home to several cutting-edge research facilities and centers, such as the Center for Excellence in Wireless Technology, the Center for Energy Science and Technology, and the Center for Environmental Science and Engineering.

Ques. What is the campus size of IIT Bombay?

Ans. The IIT Bombay campus, which covers approximately 545 acres, is located in Powai, East Mumbai, between the Vihar and Powai lakes. The campus is divided into building clusters. The main building, various departmental annexes, and auditoria make up the academic area.

Ques. Does IIT Bombay have any International collaborations?

Ans. Yes, IIT Bombay has collaborations with several international universities and research institutions, including MIT, Imperial College London, and the University of California, Berkeley.

Ques. Who are the IIT Bombay notable alumni?

Ans.IIT Bombay graduates work in a variety of fields, including engineering, business development, marketing, human resources, and program and product management, among others. Here are a few examples:

  • Twitter CEO - Parag Agrawal
  • ISRO Chairman - Kailasavadivoo Sivan
  • Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys - Nandan Nilekani
  • Indian Comedian - Vipul Goyal

Ques. What rank is required for IIT Bombay?

Ans. Top branches at IIT Bombay, such as the BTech program in computer science and engineering, closed at 67 in 2023; in 2022, it closed at 61, and in 2021, at 67. The cutoff patterns from the previous year indicate that a rank of about 2,000 in JEE Advanced is required. The JEE-Advanced overall cutoff ranges from 67 to 8101 rank. The GATE overall cutoff ranges from 325 to 750 points. For IIT-JAM, the overall cutoff is 14 - 662 rank. 

Ques. For what IIT Bombay is famous for?

Ans. Electrical engineering and computer science are IIT Bombay's strongest departments. IIT Bombay offers excellent research opportunities as well. IIT Bombay provides students with plenty of opportunities to pursue research in their areas of interest thanks to its cutting-edge research facilities and substantial industrial linkages. The reputation of IIT Bombay as one of the best engineering schools, along with its top-notch staff, state-of-the-art research facilities, varied student body, strong industry linkages, and plenty of job prospects, make it an extremely preferred college.

Ques. How can I get entry into IIT Bombay?

Ans. IIT Bombay Admission 2024 is granted on the basis of a national-level entrance examination. Examinations such as the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for postgraduate studies, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for undergraduate studies, the Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED), the MET for M. Phil, and the JAM for M.Sc. and M.

Ques. Is there a scholarship available for IIT Bombay?

Ans. A maximum of 25% of the institute's sanctioned intake of UG and MSc students are eligible for Merit-cum-Means Scholarships. Free Messaging facilities are also available to SC/ ST students, who are exempt from paying tuition fees. In addition, the Office of the Dean of Alumni & Corporate Relations manages the Named scholarship, which is endowed by Institute alumni and other well-wishers. Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements for each of the offered scholarships to be eligible for them.

Ques. How are the placements at IIT Bombay?

Ans. The final report for the 2023 IIT Bombay Placements is out. Compared to the previous year, there was a 5.2% rise in the number of placed students. The highest package offered by IIT Bombay was INR 3.67 CPA, while the average package climbed by 1.5% to INR 21.82 LPA. 1898 job offers were made to students; 1516 of those offers were accepted. Additionally, 963 summer and 141 winter internships were reported by IIT Bombay. In all, 384 recruiters took part in the 2023 IIT Bombay Placements. Among the leading employers were Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Company, Honda Japan, American Express, and others. 

Ques. What are the total 4-year fees of IIT Bombay BTech program?

Ans. Four-year fees for IIT Bombay BTech are listed as follows:

  • Total fees for General and OBC candidates- INR 11,40,000
  • Total fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates-INR 1,75,000
  • B.Tech course Fees per semester-INR 1,19,750
  • Hostel charges per semester-INR 13,000

Ques. How many Departments function at IIT Indore?

Ans. There are 11 Departments at IIT Indore functioning and offering various courses for admission. They are:

Biosciences & Biomedical Engineering Astronomy, Astrophysics & Space Engineering Metallurgy Engineering & Materials Science
Computer Science & Engineering Mechanical Engineering Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering Chemistry Mathematics
Physics Humanities & Social Science -

Ques. What is the minimum percentage to get admission to IIT Bombay?

Ans. A bachelor's degree in any field (10+2+3/4) with 60% marks (or a first class as determined by the university) for GN/EWS/OBC(NC) and 55% for SC/ST/PwD categories is required of the candidate.

Ques. Is it difficult to gain admission to IIT Bombay?

Ans. IIT Bombay has an admission rate of 0.02 percent, while Harvard has a rate of 5 percent. However, comparing only the raw figures may be insufficient. If you can get in, admission to IIT Bombay is quite simple. If you score higher than the minimum threshold on the JEE, you will be admitted.

Ques. What are the IIT Bombay B.Tech eligibility criteria?

Ans. To be qualified for the BTech programme at IIT Bombay, candidates must also receive at least 75% of the possible points in their 12th grade exams. They must also show up for the admission exam, which is JEE Mains and JEE Advanced in order of precedence. The candidates' selection to IIT Bombay will be determined on their JEE Advanced scores, with JoSAA counseling to follow.