Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Brief Description

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, the second IIT to be set up in 1958, is recognized worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. The Institute was granted the status of 'Institution of Eminence' by the Ministry of Education (the then Ministry of Human Resources Development) on July 9, 2018. IIT Bombay is reputed for the quality of its faculty and the outstanding caliber of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The Institute has 15 academic departments, 32 centres, two schools and five Interdisciplinary programmes. Over the last six decades, more than 60,000 engineers and scientists have graduated from the Institute. It is served by more than 681 faculty members considered not only amongst the best within the country, but are also highly recognized in the world for achievements in the field of education and research. The Institute is recognized as one of the top centres of academic excellence in the country. Over the years, there has been dynamic and rapid progress at IIT Bombay in both academic and research activities, with a parallel improvement in facilities and infrastructure to match with the best institutions in the world.

Campuses and Locations

Powai, Mumbai, India, Pin Code - 400076

Number of Academic Staff

685 full-time faculty; 132 part time (adjunct & visiting); 386 Post-doctoral fellows

Library Collections

Central Library hold over 5 lakh print collections such as books, theses, reports, standards, pamphlets and other print materials and it also provides access to more than 22,600 e-journals, databases and other  digital colelctions. Find more information about Central Library resources and services at