Administrative department is very inefficient, any official works which only require 15 minutes could takes up to few days which hamper our day to day research schedule.
I am a foreign students. I did not take any JEE or GATE score, i enter IITB through ICCR scholarship. This is one of the premier institute of the country.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
The fee structure is quite expensive. Mess fees itself rise from Rs13k to Rs20k per semester within 4 years. On top of that, undergrad students have to pay up to laks for semester fees, it becomes a burden to the students. Even though scholarships are provided, but not every students are eligible for scholarship, else the amount of scholarship may not be sufficient to cover the increasing fees.
Last years placement was very low, but generally around 70% of the students were placed. Sysmex 20 laks per annum Rakuten 60 laks per annum Sclum berger 28 laks per annum Unilever Microsoft Deutsche Bank GM Texas Instrument JP Morgan Chase Goldman Sachs Diamond Facebook Citibank Credit Suisse Blackstone Qualcomm Morgan Stanley
My application was done through ICCR scholarship. The application forms are downloadable from ICCR official website.Notification about the scholarship can be found from the ICCR website itself. Once selected for the institute or university of your choice, ICCR will send a notification. IITB have been helpful towards all of us foreign students as well.
Rooms are very small, mostly sharing, in very rare cases, single room shall be provided. The average room rentals is around Rs7000, which is relatively expensive with respect to the size of the room. In some cases, especially among the UGs, a twin sharing room will be provided for the sophomores and seniors students.
Alumni and senior students have been helpful all these while. They help us with books, scholarships, sharing personal experiences and helping us prepare better for our future.
Faculties are basically not only very well knowledge in their respective domain, but also knowledge of other domains as well, most of them received their degree from some of the top universities in the US especially. Most of the faculties are very dedicated in their teachings, hardly late to class, which took me by surprise. Although most of the course materials or ppts were prepared by teaching assistants ( who are also students), but all the materials provided were cross checked by faculties. Some faculties are extremely hard working, students are also trained on critical thinking in approaching every problems rather than just spoon feeding on certain subjects.
Gender ratio- 7:3 (boys: girls) IITB is quite tolerant towards all religions, beliefs. IITB strongly believes in equality among students. Dorm parties/hostel parties are organized from time to time in order to release academic stress, tension and also improve interpersonal relationship
There were almost daily and also weekly assignments which always keep you on your toes. On top of that, there are quizzes, both surprise and scheduled, so you have to be very updated with the study materials all the time. Half way through the semester there is a mid sem examination, and followed by end sem, all these excluding six hours continuous standing for lab work. Lab reports are expected by the following week. Most courses are hectic, spare a few depending on the professor.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
The course curriculum is quite in depth. There are course projects related to the subject assigned to the students in order to have the students acquainted with the concept of research. The students are encouraged to read research papers and come up with innovative yet useful ideas to work on which will have an impact on our daily life.
Yes, internship opportunities are provided. Most of the time, the best companies in every domain will be invited to provided internship for IITB students. Some of the top companies are SAMSUNG, Google, Ola, Schlumberger, Flipkart, etc. The general stipend comes around Rs 15k to 18k.
Annual technical fest - tech fest Cultural fest- Mood indigo (happening in December, is the largest cultural fest in Asia); Gyrations (inter-hostel dance competition); Performing Arts Festival (PAF); Entrepreneurship- E cell Summit organized every year in order to promote business and management skills among the students
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
There are many scholarship opportunities for all the students facing financial problems. Otherwise allowance or stipend is usually provided to the postgraduate and doctorate students