Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

Powai, Mumbai

  • #118 QS Global World Ranking
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 13,073Total Students
  • 772Faculty
  • 94Int'l Students

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Established in 1958, the second of its kind, IIT Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance. The funds from UNESCO came as Roubles from the then Soviet Union. In 1961 Parliament decreed the IITs as ‘Institutes of National Importance'. Since then, IITB has grown from strength to strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world.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.

About

Established in 1958, the second of its kind, IIT Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance. The funds from UNESCO came as Roubles from the then Soviet Union. In 1961 Parliament decreed the IITs as ‘Institutes of National Importance'. Since then, IITB has grown from strength to strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world.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.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #227
  • 2014
    #=233
  • 2015
    #=222
  • 2016
    #202
  • 2017
    #219
  • 2018
    #=179
  • 2019
    #162
  • 2020
    #152
  • 2021
    #172
  • 2022
    #=177
  • 2023
    #=172
  • 2024
    #=149
  • 2025
    #118

Student & Staff

Total students
13,073

52%
48%

International students
94

99%
1%

Total faculty staff
772

28
744

Total students
13,073

52%
48%

International students
94

99%
1%

Total faculty staff
772

744
28
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Campus locations

Powai, Mumbai, IN,

Powai , Mumbai , India , 400076

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,

IIT Bombay Campus, 1st Floor, Main Building, Powai, , Mumbai , Maharashtra , India , 400076

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