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Review By: Mandeep    Review Date: 04 Aug 2013   

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)'s are premier government institutions in India setup by the Government in order to provide high quality technical education to the students and provide good engineers to the country. Government decided to establish such institutions in the year 1946 and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is second institute of its kind. It is one of the old institutions in India established in the year 1958 with an annual intake of 100 students. Now it was turned into the one of best institutions in the world with annual intake of thousands of students and giving high quality education to them. Parliament had described the IITs as the Institutes of National Importance and IIT Bombay is the first institute in the country to form with the foreign collobaration with USSR. It was given the university status and allowed to award degrees by itself. The establishment of the college had taken place with the help of funds given by UNESCO. USSR had provided its assistance by sending several experts to the Bombay for the development of institution. Its main Vision to became the main home for research and technological development of the nation.

Location and Infrastructure

IIT Mumbai is located in the area of Powai just beside the beautiful Powai Lake. The view of Powai lake makes the location even more beautiful. College campus is spread over 500 acres with full of greenery beside the beautiful lake. It is one of the best colleges in the world. It has over 14 hostels for students to stay and some more are going to come which can accommodate over 400 people. Some apartments are also available for PG students and for PH.D students who lives with their families. Each hostel has its own facilities like mess, sports etc. Canteens are open available even nights upto 2.AM. A theatre is also there near to the college. Hostel no 7 is most special hostel among all of them because of the lake side view. There is big Gym available for students to do their exercises. Each hostel is also equipped with separate library and Each room has the LAN facility which provides high speed internet facility. However the academic area is connected with high speed Wifi. Intranet facility is also available to share some important files quickly. A big Central library was there available for students for most of the times with thousands of volumes of books and many research publications. There are many e-journals and other things available for students to improve their knowledge.

Courses Offered

IIT Mumbai offers many under graduate courses, post graduate courses, PH.D courses and dual degree courses too. Dual degree feature is that you can get both B.Tech and M.Tech degree with in 5 years In a specialized stream. The branches which offers undergraduate degree as well as dual degree program are:
  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science

  • Energy Sciences and Engineering

  • Engineering Physics

IIT Mumbai offers Post graduate coarses in many branches. They are :
  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Biosciences & Bioengineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Earth Sciences

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science (MM)

  • Cross Departmental Programme- 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)

For specifications in the Post graduates , check the official website
IIM, Bombay also offers PH.D in several departments. They are :
  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering

  • Industrial Design Center

  • Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering

  • Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Chemistry

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering Department

  • Centre of Research in Nanotechnology & Science

  • Earth Sciences

  • Educational Technology

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Energy Science and Engineering

  • Environmental Science & Engineering

  • Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science

  • Physics

  • Systems & Control Engineering

To Join this College in the undergraduate course, one should get a very good score in JEE and to join for Post Graduation, you should get a very good score in GATE.

Faculty and Facilities

As it is the best college in the country, every faculty is highly qualified and PH.D is the compulsory for the faculty that too from an IIT or from a big university. The Students are also highly talented as the top rankers of the country join the institute. The study environment is also very nice. Hostel and College are always open and students are free to do their work. No restrictions are levied on them. As I already said it is the best college, the lab facilities are always at best and research is always encouraged and being done in the college, that's why it had become the best college of the country.

Placements and Fests

IIT Bombay organizes the biggest fests in the country and even the students from other continents participates in those fests. The cultural fest organized in the campus is “Mood Indigo" popularly called as “Moodi" which has a very wide participation from students of whole country and even from other parts of the world. The technical fest organized was the “Tech fest" which is one of the best technical fests in the world.
Regarding placements, as it is the best college in the country the students of the college are also placed in the best MNC's with high packages. Many top IT MNC's like Samsung, Google, come to these colleges to recruit top students of the country. Many companies in all the fields visit this college that too offering some awesome salary packages. The Alumni of this college is a full of highest talents , some are the central minister Jairam Ramesh, Nandan Nilekani who is the co-founder of Infosys and present chairman of UIDAI project.


Every year thousands of people dream to join IIT Bombay and that says the value of the college. It has been one of the nations premier institution which had been produced many eminent leaders to the country like Nandan Nilekani, Jairam Ramesh etc. Main reason behind the success of the students studying there is not only because of top students entering the college but also the freedom, knowledge, facilities for research and also the encouragement to the rising young brains.

Final word is “IIT Bombay" is the top college in the world and no one in the country should have a second thought if they got chance to join in that college. If you want to join in that college, you have to work very hard and had to top in the Entrance examinations.

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Extra Curricular:

Good: Excellent Infrastructure, Highly qualified Faculty, Excellent opportunities for Research, Low Fees
Bad: Nil
Recommend: Yes

Review: A review on Indian Institute of Technology ,Mumbai

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Review By: KALAVA SIVALEELA    Review Date: 07 Oct 2013   

Indian Institute of technology has been ranked as among the top engineering colleges in India.And it is located powai ,Mumbai.IIT ,Mumbai has incredible background with awards and rankings.I have listed out the some of the rankings of IIT mumbai in global level.

<> IIT.Bombay is ranked as 233 globally and

<> Overall 39 rank among Asian Institutes

<> It ranked No.3 by " Outlook " in India in 2012

<> IIT Bombay has also get a award of " Data Quest " in 2011

There are so many notable alumni completed the various courses from the IIT ,Bombay.More over it has a great background of Notable faculty since Establishment of institution.

Courses offers by IIT,Bombay :

<> B.Tech

Mechanical Engineering

Material science

Computer science and Engineering

Civil Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Engineering physics

<> M.Tech


Biomedical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Material Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Operation Research

Environmental science and Engineering

Reliability Engineering

System and Control Engineering

Nano science

<> M.Sc

Applied Geophysics

Bio Technology




Applied Statistics and Informatics

Applied Geology

<> Dual degree ( B.Tech & M.Tech )

<> M.Phil

<> M.Des

Among all courses B.Tech and M.Tech have lot of predominant fame in IIT ,Bombay.
But it allows the students who have get a good score in Joint Entrance Examinations and the list of exams which accepts the IIT ,Bombay are




<> JAM etc.,

IIT Bombay has overall 17 departments , 13 mulch-disciplinary centers , and 3 schools of excellence .Coming to Infrastructure IIT Bombay is one of the most recognized institutes. Due to lot of reasons and the campus is divided in to clusters of buildings . The Academic area chiefly consists the main building, various departmental annexes and auditorium all together.

It also provides the lot of Campus placements for all departments with high packages. Not only campus placements there are number of alumni students which are well settled in various fields.


Overall the campus is too good when reviewed all the accepts.In terms of Campus ,Cultural and non academic activities ,organization ,Departments ,academic programs , development activities etc., Finally the Motto of the public institution is " Knowledge is the supreme Goal "

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Extra Curricular:

Good: Good Faculty and Vision
Bad: Nothing
Recommend: Yes

Review: "basic campus accomodation"

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Review By: Ravindra    Review Date: 19 Nov 2013   

There are two guest houses one is new and other is an old the new looks like It is 10 year old and the old one is 30 year old but it is proparly maintained since last 10 year the old oje is better to stay
On other site it is located or right of campus so convenient for meeting/ visitting and it over looks a nise lake which is main feature of campus. The rates are very reasonable.

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Extra Curricular:

Good: Good services are provided
Recommend: Yes

Review: Rajiv Gandhi Prodhyogiki Vishwavidyalaya Bhopal

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Review By: Anil Vishwakarma    Review Date: 13 Dec 2013   

RGTU University is best place for IT education.

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Extra Curricular:

Good: IT education
Bad: I think placement cell very poor
Recommend: Yes

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