Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance, as the funds from UNESCO came as Roubles from the then Soviet Union. The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. Reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the institute attracts the best students from the country for its bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by an outstanding faculty, many of whom are reputed for their research contributions internationally. IIT Bombay also builds links with peer universities and institutes, both at the national and the international levels, to enhance research and enrich its educational programmes. The alumni have distinguished themselves through their achievements in and contributions to industry, academics, research, business, government and social domains. The institute continues to work closely with the alumni to enhance its activities through interactions in academic and research programmes as well as to mobilise financial support. Over the years, the institute has created a niche for its innovative short-term courses through continuing education and distance education programmes. Members of the faculty of the institute have won many prestigious awards and recognitions, including the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar and Padma awards. During the year 2016-17, 109 patent applications were filed by IIT Bombay. In the same year, there were more than 1600 research publications in reputed national and international journals.

Research areas: Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences

Contact Name: Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director

Contact Address: IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, Maharashtra, India

State: Maharashtra

Contact Phone: 91 (22) 2572 2545

Fax: 91 (22) 2572 3480