Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Quick Facts
  • Faculty
  • University Wide
  • Level
  • UG/PG/D
  • Agreement Type
  • Overseas
  • Subject Area
  • All fields
  • Partner's Min GPA
  • None
  • Country
  • India


Partner may have none or limited courses in English for exchange students.
Please check the language of instruction for the courses within the agreement that you wish to be​ placed.​
Please make sure to check partner's website for the up-to-date information on language and entry requirements.

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‣ About

About Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT) is a public engineering institution located in Powai,Mumbai, India. It is the seond oldest institute of the Indian Institutes of Technology system. IIT is a self-governing institute and governed by a Board of Governors with its Chairman nominated by the President of India. The institute is known as worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. IIT is ranked as India’s top university. The rankings of the university are; • # 219- QS World University Ranking • # 51- 100 QS WU Rankings by Subject • # 101-150 Graduate Employability Ranking • # 13 BRICS Ranking • # 351-400 THE World Rankings IIT Bombay has a total of 14 Academic Departments, 10 Centres, two Schools and three Interdisciplinary Programmes. Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes are offered by Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth Sciences, Energy Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials . The IIT Bombay campus is located at Powai, a suburb in north eastern Mumbai, between the Vihar and Powai lakes. IIT has a different campus with its natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere having hundred species of trees, wild flowers and is flanked by two lakes and hills. Housing is guaranteed for all students, and approximately 15,000 people live on this large campus.

‣ Language Certificate

If English is not the first language or language of medium of instruction (during secondary & higher education), a pass in any of the following two tests will be required:- 1. The Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL), administered by the Educational Testing Service in the US, in which scores of at least 580 overall and 4.0 in the Test of Written English are required. The computer based test requires scores of at least 240 overall and 4.0 in essay writing. The internet based test requires scores of at least 95 overall with a minimum score of 20 in writing. 2. The International English Language Testing Service(IELTS) test, administered by the British Council, in which scores of 6 or more in each section and an overall score of 6.5 are required. Test scores more than two years old will not be accepted for consideration.

‣ Notes

1-As commented by Head Computer Science Engineering, the application is too early for the candidate to apply in CS department as since CS in IITB is one of the most challenging and top ranked in the world. IIT Bombay would recommend if a student in UG is applying for CS in IITB, the department would prefer from 3rd or 4th year. However, for the other departments in IITB, the student can apply from 2nd year onward. 2-Accommodation (quad room) is free for SU students within this agreement.

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