Is IIT Bombay the best IIT

IIT Bombay is one of the top IIT colleges in India. The institute was founded in the year 1958 with funding from a foreign organization such as the UNESCO. Since its establishment, the institute has grown both in terms of strength and popularity in the country as well as globally. Currently, the IIT is included and ranked among the top technical institutes across the globe in the field of engineering education and research.

With such a reputation, the institution attracts a lot of students from different states of the country. The IIT also offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs including bachelors, masters and doctoral programs. The institution also offers short-term courses and distance education programmes. Backed by highly efficient faculty members, the institution focuses on providing the best learning culture to its students.

In terms of infrastructure, IIT Bombay is a type of a residential campus with a total of 15 hostels, in-house dining and the institute also offers sports and other recreational facilities. However, we will look at some of the important information about the institution in the following paragraphs.

IIT Bombay Ranking

IITB has always been one of the highest ranked institutions in India. The IIT Bombay ranking is given below.

IIT Bombay Ranking
OrganizationYearRank
QS World University Ranking20181
NIRF20172
Outlook India20172
Outlook India20162
The Week20151
Edu Rand20153

IIT Bombay Admission

While IITB is a dream college for many engineering aspirants, there are several ways that candidates can seek admission in this institute. We will look at them below.

For B.Tech courses, the admission is done based on the scores that the candidates achieve in the JEE exam. Candidates have to appear for both JEE Main and JEE Advanced and secure a high score and rank to get into the institution as the seats are limited. Students who are selected are usually called for counselling. After the selection is done candidates have to submit the required fees and documents. You can learn more about JEE by clicking on the given link.

For M.Tech courses, the admission in IIT Bombay is largely granted on the basis of the GATE exam. Shortlisting is done based on the scores of the students in the exam. There is also another round where group discussion or interviews are held. There is also an exception for candidates. Students with IIT B.Tech. degree and a CGPA OF 8.0 and above are exempted from GATE score requirements.

Additionally, IIT Bombay also takes into account other entrance examination for admission and pre-qualification of students for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

  • CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design) is designed for M. Des and PhD programmes.
  • UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam in Design) is conducted for B.Des programs.
  • JAM (Joint Admission Test) is held for M.Sc courses.

IIT Bombay Courses Offered

The college offers a lot of courses to its students. We have listed all the details about IIT Bombay courses for B.Tech, Bachelor of Science and Dual Degree, Masters degree below.

B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 years)
Aerospace Engineering AECivil Engineering CE
Engineering Physics EPChemical Engineering CHE
Electrical Engineering EEComputer Science & Eng. CSE
Mechanical Engineering MEMetallurgical Eng. and Materials Science MEMS
Bachelor of Science – B.S. (Duration 4 years)
ChemistryEconomics
B.Tech & M.Tech – Dual Degree Courses (Duration 5 – years)
Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science MEMS (B.Tech) with Masters in Metallurgical Process Engineering (M.Tech).
Electrical Engineering EE (B.Tech) with Masters in Communications and Signal Processing (M.Tech).
Mechanical Engineering ME (B.Tech) with Masters in Computer Integrated Manufacturing CIM (M.Tech).
Electrical Engineering EE (B.Tech) with Masters in Microelectronics (M.Tech).
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science MEMS (B.Tech) with Masters in Ceramics & Composites (M.Tech).
Energy Engineering with Masters in Energy Systems Engineering (M.Tech).

IIT Bombay Cutoff 2018 – JEE Perspective

Candidates can check the IIT Bombay cutoffs that are required for the admission below:

IIT Bombay – JEE Advanced Cutoff
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B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 years)
Aerospace Engineering8381841408109829746879145
Chemical Engineering4221479447974257572161335
Civil Engineering8972251356100721744157108
Computer Science160844226115
Electrical Engineering222276416218812045
Engineering Physics61041283796360763204337
Mechanical Engineering267771043713316429117
Metallurgical & Materials Science1657297110151647602929333580
Bachelor of Science Courses – BS (Duration 4 years)
Chemistry33234880175325962611743661697

 

B.Tech & M.Tech Dual Degree Courses (Duration 5 years)
Electrical Engineering – EE (B.Tech) with Masters in Communications and Signal Processing (M.Tech)
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Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science (B.Tech) with Masters in Metallurgical Process Engineering (M.Tech)
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31133403166518859981126389389
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science (B.Tech) with Masters in Ceramics & Composites (M.Tech)
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Mechanical Engineering – ME (B.Tech) with Masters in Computer Integrated Manufacturing CIM (M.Tech)
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Energy Engineering with Masters in Energy Systems Engineering (M.Tech)
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137422508901524338848607706
Electrical Engineering – EE (B.Tech) with Masters in Microelectronics (M.Tech)
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IIT Bombay – Total Seats Availability

The total number of seats available for various branches are as follows:

B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 – years)
CourseTotal Seats
Chemical Engineering124
Aerospace Engineering62
Computer Science and Engineering110
Civil Engineering117
Engineering Physics42
Electrical Engineering60
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science98
Mechanical Engineering116
Bachelor of Science Courses – BS (Duration 4 – years)
Economics26
B.Tech & M.Tech Dual Degree Courses (Duration 5 – years)
Electrical Engineering with Masters in Microelectronics32
Electrical Engineering with a Masters in Communications and Signal Processing32
Mechanical Engineering with Masters in Computer Integrated Manufacturing22
Energy Engineering with Masters in Energy Systems Engineering30
Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science with Masters in Metallurgical Process Engineering13
Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science with Masters in Ceramics & Composites13
Total Seats929

IIT Bombay Fee Structure

Once the application process is initiated the candidates have to now pay the required fees. Details of IIT Bombay fees are given below.

Institute Fee
ParticularsAmount
Caution Money – One Time and RefundableRs. 2,000
One Time FeesRs. 5,000
Tuition Fees – per SemesterRs. 1,00,000
Other Fees – per SemesterRs. 3,750
Annual FeesRs. 126
TotalRs. 1,10,876

 

Hostel Fee
ParticularsAmount
Mess Caution Deposit – One Time and RefundableRs. 1,000
Mess Fee – For Six MonthRs. 13,000
Hostel Rent, Water and Electricity charges – per SemesterRs. 3,000
Hostel Establishment Charges – per SemesterRs. 2,000
Contribution to Hostel Subsidy – per SemesterRs. 6,000
TotalRs. 25,000

FEE Waivers and Scholarships

IIT Bombay also offers various scholarships and there are certain fee waivers for students.

A: 100 percent Fee waiver (Tuition Fee) for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, and Physically Handicapped category Students.

B: Full remission of Fee (Tuition Fee) for OBC and General category students whose family has income less than one lakh rupees per annum.

C: Remission of two-thirds of the Tuition Fee for OBC and General category students whose family has income between 1 lakh to 5 lakh rupees per annum.

IIT Bombay – Placements

The average placement of students in the previous years was around 9 lakhs per annum with the highest packages offered were between 1.4 to 1.5 crore per annum by Oracle and Facebook.

Placement Statistics As Per 2016
CourseStudents Placed (%)
B.Tech Courses79.8 %
Dual Degree B.Tech and M.Tech. Courses78.5 %
M.Sc. Courses (Duration 5 – years)68.7 %

IIT Bombay Previous Year Placement Details

Range of Gross Salary per AnnumNo. of Offers
Above 11 Lakhs435
9.5 Lakhs to 11 Lakhs177
8 Lakhs to 9.5 Lakhs181
6.5 Lakhs to 8 Lakhs155
5 Lakhs to 6.5 Lakhs139
Less than 5 Lakhs56
Total Offers1143

IIT Bombay Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters for IIT Bombay are;

Top Recruiters
GoogleMicrosoftOracleVisa
ShellSony JapanWorldquantGoldman Sachs

FAQ – IIT Bombay

-What do you mean by opening and closing rank?

Closing rank is the final or last rank that is considered for the admission in the college whereas opening rank is minimum rank including all the varying ranks of all the students that makes them eligible for admission.

-When does the new semester begin in IIT Bombay?

The new semester usually commences from the month of July for all the new candidates.

-How do I get an admission in IIT Bombay after clearing the JEE Advanced?

The first choice of candidates after clearing JEE exams is IIT Bombay. Since the competition is tough, candidates must secure a higher rank than everyone else, possibly a rank under 100. So prepare well and try to come out top rank.

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