IIT Bombay consists of 16 departments, 19 centers and one school of excellence offering numerous bachelor's, master's and doctoral courses under various disciplines such as Engineering, Design, Science, and Management.
At the UG level, IIT-B offers a B.Tech. in 8 specializations, a B.Tech + M.Tech in five specializations, B.Sc. under 3 specializations, and B.Des. At the PG level, IIT-B offers an M.Tech./M.Tech. + Ph.D. under 17 specializations, an M.Sc. under 6 disciplines, M.Sc. + Ph.D. in 3 disciplines and an M.Des. degree with 5 specializations. Aside from these courses, the institute also offers an MBA and an EMBA under the School of Management Studies. Admission to all these programs is granted on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the respective entrance exams. To register for the same, the candidates can apply online through the official application portal of the institute. However, it is necessary to apply at the official conducting website of the relevant entrance examination. Generally, the institute conducts its application process within the duration of 30 days
At the doctorate level, IIT-B offers a Ph.D. program in various disciplines. Admission to the M.Phil program will be done on the basis of the M.Phil Entrance Test (MET) score. Admission to the Ph.D. program will be done on the basis of the GATE/UGC-NET score and on the basis of performance in a written test and personal interview.
IIT-B (Indian Institute of Technology), was established in the year 1958. Since its inception, IIT-B has maintained a high stature and has received rankings from many national and international platforms. The NIRF ranked the institute at the 3rd position under the category of Engineering and at the 10th position under the discipline of Management. Internationally, IIT Bombay was ranked on 34th position among the top 200 Universities in Asia category by the QS Asia Ranking 2020 and on the 152nd position in QS World University Rankings in 2020.
The institute has also maintained an impeccable placement record, during it’s latest recruitment drive, more than 1319 offers were made by 265 companies out of which 1172 offers were accepted by the students. The institute witnessed a surge in terms of the packages offered to tits students. The highest domestic package was of INR. 62.28 LPA and the highest international offer was a whopping amount of INR. 1.16 crore ($1.64 LPA).
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|Name of the Institute||Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B)|
|Type of Institute||Central|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Entrance-based or Merit-based|
|B.Tech/B.S./B.Tech-M.Tech: JEE Advanced|
|M.Sc./M.Sc. + Ph.D.: IIT JAM|
|Course||Eligibility||Total Fees/ year||Detailed Fee Structure|
|B.Tech||10+2 + JEE||₹2.11 Lakhs||Check Here|
|MBA||Graduation + CAT||₹2.18 Lakhs||Check Here|
|M.Tech||Pass in Graduation + GATE||₹26,700||Check Here|
|Ph.D||Post Graduation||₹65,267||Check Here|
|B.Tech + M.Tech||10+2 + JEE||₹2.11 Lakhs||Check Here|
|M.Sc||Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM||₹42,600||Check Here|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
| M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering
|M.Tech Registrations||18 Mar - 15 Apr, 2020||-|
|JEE Main (April Session) Registration||07 Feb - 12 Mar, 2020||-|
|JEE Main (April Session) Exam||05 Apr, 2020; 07 Apr, 2020; 08 Apr, 2020; 09 Apr, 2020; 11 Apr, 2020;||-|
|GATE Registration||31 Aug - 05 Oct, 2019||-|
|GATE Exam||01 Feb, 2020; 02 Feb, 2020; 08 Feb, 2020; 09 Feb, 2020;||-|
|IIT JAM Registration||04 Sep - 09 Oct, 2019||-|
|IIT JAM Exam||09 Feb, 2020||-|
|M.Des Registrations||04 Mar - 25 May, 2020||-|
|Masters in Urban Design and Engineering Registration Process||25 Mar - 30 Apr, 2020||-|
|Registration for M.Tech./M.Tech. + Ph.D.||18 Mar - 22 Apr, 2020||-|
|MPP Registration||25 Mar - 30 Apr, 2020||-|
|Ph.D Registration||23 Mar - 15 May, 2020||Apply|
|JEE Advanced||23 Aug, 2020||-|
|IIT JAM Registration||24 May, 2020||-|
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay offers Undergraduate Courses in B.Tech. in 8 different specializations and a B.Tech + M.Tech dual degree course in 5 specializations. For details on courses and specializations, Click Here.
The B.Tech. program is offered for a duration of 4 years whereas the dual degree program is offered for a duration of five years.
|B.Tech. - 4 Years|
|Dual Degree - 5 Years|
No. of Specializations
|B.Tech. - 8 Specializations|
|B.Tech. + M.Tech. - 5 Specializations|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Completed 10+2 examination with PCM, with 75% marks (65% for SC and ST candidates).|
|Basic Admission Criteria||JEE Advanced|
Note- Candidates should be minimum 17 years of age to apply.
Admission will be granted on the basis of the following:
The following table represents the cut off data of some of the top branches in IIT-B-
Computer Science Engineering
B.Tech. in CSE at IIT-B is amongst the most sought after courses, thus it involves a cut-throat competition. Only those candidates who secure a rank between 1-300 can be considered eligible for admission to the CSE program.
For a better understanding of the Cut-Offs refer to the graph given below:
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year||Admission|
|Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], New Delhi||#3 by NIRF||₹2,19,275||Know More|
|Indian Institute of Science - [IISc], Bangalore||#2 by NIRF||₹18,950||Know More|
|Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Kanpur||#6 by NIRF||₹2,06,963||Know More|
|Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Kharagpur||#5 by NIRF||₹79,070||Know More|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS], Pilani||#39 by NIRF||₹4,02,575||Know More|
|MIT World Peace University -[MITWPU], Pune||#154 by NIRF||₹3,10,375||Know More|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIMA], Ahmedabad||#1 by Economic Times||₹11,50,000||Know More|
Aside from the B.Tech. programs, the institute also offers a B.S. under 3 specializations and a B.Des. for a duration of four years.
The following specializations are offered under the discipline of B.S. -
|No. of Specializations||B.Sc. - 3 Specializations|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||10+2 qualification|
|Basic Admission Criteria||B.S- JEE Advanced|
To be eligible for admission to any of the above-mentioned programs, the candidates must possess the following qualifications-
Admission to B.Sc. programs will be done on the basis of the candidate's performance in the JEE Advanced examination.
Admission to this program is based on the candidate’s performance in the UCEED examination.
The below-mentioned table contains the UCEED cut off required for admission to IIT-B
To apply for admission to the B.Sc. Program, the candidates must register for JEE Advanced.
To apply for admission to the B.Des. program, the candidates must follow the given steps-
Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai offers an M.Tech course at the PG level under the following departments along with an M.Tech. + Ph.D. dual degree program. The sanctioned intake for all the above-mentioned programs varies from course to course. The institute also offers an MS by Research in the department of CSE. For details on courses and specializations, Click Here.
|No. of Specializations||37 Specializations|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||B.E/B.Tech. with a minimum of 60% marks|
|Basic Admission Criteria||GATE|
For M.Tech and M.Tech. + Ph.D., the candidate must have passed B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc. (Engineering) /M.Sc./ M.C.A./MBBS/ M.Pharm./B.Pharm. with 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) or an equivalent CGPA, from a relevant branch.
Note: Eligibility for admission to the M.S. by Research program is identical to that for M. Tech.in CSE.
The following table represents the final cut off of the top M.Tech specializations at IIT Bombay:
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics Systems Design Engineering
The candidates will be informed about their selection status through a merit list published at the official website of the institute and at their COAP login account.
At the PG level, IIT-B also offers an M.Sc., M.Des., MUDE, and MPP. The institute provides a dual degree program (M.S.c + Ph.D.) for a duration of six years.
No. of Specializations
|M.Sc. - 6 Specializations|
|M.Sc. + Ph.D. - 3 Specializations|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||B.Sc. degree in a relevant field|
|Basic Admission Criteria||IIT JAM|
B.Sc. degree from a relevant discipline with 55% marks for general category candidates and 45% marks for SC, ST and PWD candidates
|Applied Statistics and Informatics|
|M.Sc.+ Ph.D. (Dual Degree)||Environmental Science and Engineering|
B.Sc. degree in Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics
|Energy Science Engineering|
For M.Sc./M.Sc. + Ph.D. (Dual Degree)
The below-mentioned table contains the cut off of the top specializations in M.Sc./M.Sc. + Ph.D. programs-
|M.Sc + Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research||13-33|
Candidates can apply for JAM only through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS).
IIT Bombay’s School of Design offers an M.Des. degree under the following specializations:
|No. of Specializations||5 Specializations|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field|
|Basic Admission Criteria||CEED followed by Written Exam|
Candidates must possess any of the following qualifications:
Admission to the M.Des program at IIT-B will be done on the basis of the CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design) score followed by a written exam conducted by the institute.
The admission process consists of a written test and Interview for each of the streams. Attending both, the written test and interview is mandatory for qualifying in the admission process. The written test may include a material/ studio test, which will be communicated to the applicants to be called for written test and interview.
The written test and interview will carry 100 marks each. After the written test and interview, a category wise final merit list using the final scores will be prepared. The final scores would be a total of 70% of the CEED score, and 15% each of written tests and interview marks.
A final merit list would be constituted based on the above final score. Admission would be offered from this list based on seats available for each category. A cutoff called the Final merit list cutoff would be applied to the final merit list. This would be 50 for General & EWS, 45 for OBC(NC) (i.e. 90% of GENERAL), and 33 for SC/ST/PwD (i.e. 2/3 of GENERAL) respectively.
IIT Bombay offers MBA under the School of Management for a duration of two years.
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||A Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree with at least 60% marks|
|Basic Admission Criteria||CAT|
The admission process for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will be carried out in two phases.
Shortlisting Criteria for MBA
Candidates securing a minimum overall percentile score as well as minimum sectional percentile score in CAT as mentioned below will be considered for shortlisting for WAT/PI process.
|Category||Overall||All Sections (VARC + DILR + Quant)|
Phase 1: Composite score to be used for Shortlisting for WAT (Written Ability Test) and PI (Personal Interview)
The shortlist of candidates selected for this stage will be based on candidate’s composite score of different parameters whose weightages are as mentioned below.
|Performance in CAT 2019 (on Overall Scaled Score)||80 %|
Note- 3% weightage will be awarded to female candidates. 2% weightage will be awarded to candidates who are Post Graduates (M.Tech/ME,MD,MS, MA, M.Sc. , MCA, M.Pharma. , M.Plan, M.Arch, M.Des, M.Stat, M.Com and in Other Commerce/ Economics Post Graduate courses) and Professionals such as (CA and ICWA).
Performance in CAT (80%)
Academic Profile (10%)
The formula for calculating the weightage for the academic profile will be as follows:
Work-experience: 5% score will be awarded depending upon the applicant’s duration of relevant work experience.
Phase 2: Final Selection: Merit List preparation
The final Merit list of candidates selected for offering admission to MBA programme at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay will be based on candidate’s composite score of different parameters whose weights are as mentioned below-
Under the discipline of Management, the institute also offers an Executive MBA program for a duration of 18 months. The program is provided jointly in association with the Washington University.
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit-based|
EMBA aspirants must possess the following qualifications to be considered eligible for admission-
For the purpose of admission, the candidates must appear for the interview round. Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following:
IIT-B also offers the following courses at the PG level- Master of Philosophy, MUDE, and MPP.
|Basic Eligibility Criteria|
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
Basic Admission Criteria
|Master of Philosophy||M.A/M.Com. or equivalent with a minimum of 55% marks.|
|Master of Urban Design and Engineering||Minimum of 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in B.Tech./B.E. Valid GATE score.|
|MPP||A Master’s or a Bachelor’s degree (post 10+2) in Arts, Commerce with a minimum of 55% marks|
For M.Phil. (Humanities and Social Sciences)
For a Masters in Urban Design and Planning
Candidates can apply to all the courses at IIT Bombay online through the official application portal of the college. However, candidates must apply at the official conducting website of the entrance examination to become eligible for admission. To apply for MUDe, the candidates must first apply for GATE.
All Other Candidates
The fee is to be paid by SBI Internet Banking/Online Payment System. Applications without online payment details will not be considered.
Note: For PET (Policy Entrance Test) application forms along with information brochure can be obtained from the Institute’s website. The application fee must be submitted along with the completed application form by way of Demand Draft in favor of “Registrar, IIT Bombay”. The completed application form must be sent by post to-
Main Building, II Floor,
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400 076.
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay offers a Ph.D. course in twenty-six specializations at the doctorate level. The duration of the Ph.D. programs is 5 years.
|Areas of Research||26|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria||Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology with at least 60% marks|
|Basic Admission Criteria||GATE/CEET or UGC-JRF|
Minimum eligibility for Ph.D. is as follows:
Candidates who have UGC–NET Lectureship are eligible to apply for Teaching Assistantship in the Humanities and Social Science Department.
|Merit-cum-means||B.Tech., B.S., Dual Degree (B.Tech + M.Tech.), M.Sc. students||INR.1000/- per month for 10 months. The benefit of the free tuition fees.|
Instt. Teaching Assistantship
|DD (B.Tech.+M.Tech.) (Applicable in the 5th yr. only)||INR. 6,000/-|
PG Teaching Assistantship
|CSIR SPMF||INR. 29,000/-|
|M.Phil. students||INR. 25,000/-|
|Engg. & Tech||INR. 25,000/-|
|M.Sc. + Ph.D.||INR. 25,000/-|
|National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM)|
|Dept of Biotechnology, Jr. Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF)||INR. 25,000/-|
|Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)||INR. 25,000/-|
|Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB)||INR. 18,000/-|
|PM Doct. RF||INR. 70,000/-|
|DAE (Board of Research in Nuclear Science BRNS)|
|Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB)||INR. 35,000/-|
Ques. What is the exam structure for MET?
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