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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay

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About the College:

IIT Bombay was founded in 1958. In 1961, the Parliament decreed IITs as Institutes of National Importance. A high-power committee of Government of India recommended in 1946 establishment of four higher institutes of technology to set the direction for the development of technical education in the country. Planning for the Institute at Bombay began in 1957 and the first batch of 100 students was admitted in 1958. Since its establishment in Powai, the institute has physically expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 2.396 gross square feet (550 acres or 2.22 km²).

IIT Bombay has a comprehensive graduate program offering doctoral degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.Currently IIT Bombay has a total of 14 academic departments, six centers, one school, and three interdisciplinary programmes. Over the last 53 years, around 39,000 engineers and scientists have graduated from the institute. Educational programmes here extend beyond the physical sciences and engineering into humanities and social sciences such as Economics, English, Philosophy,Psychology and Sociology and into management studies. Over the years, the institute has also created a niche for its innovative short-term courses through continuing education and distance education programmes.

 

Courses Offer:

IIT Bombay has 17 departments, 13 multi-disciplinary centres, and 3 schools of excellence. The academic departments in IIT Bombay include the following:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Biosciences and Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Science and Engineering
  • Urban Studies and Planning
  • Humanities & Social Science
  • Industrial Design Centre
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science including Corrosion Science and Engineering
  • Physics

The following multi-disciplinary centres are located in IIT Bombay:

  • Industrial Design Center (IDC)
  • Computer Aided Design Center (CAD)
  • Centre for Research in Nano-Technology and Sciences (CRNTS)
  • Centre for Aerospace Systems Design and Engineering (CASDE)
  • Computer Centre
  • Centre for Distant Engineering Education Programme (C-DEEP)
  • Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE)
  • Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE). Established 1976, the center is involved in developing Remote Sensing technology and its application to natural resources management and Environmental monitoring.
  • Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA)
  • Centre for Formal Design and Verification of Software (CFDVS)
  • Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility (SAIF)
  • Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics (CEN)
  • National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE)

The three schools of excellence in IIT Bombay are:

  • School of Biosciences and Bioengineering (Bioschool)
  • Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM)
  • Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology (KReSIT)

In addition to above, IIT Bombay also offers three inter-disciplinary programs:

  • Educational Technology
  • Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR)
  • Systems and Control Engineering

 

Address:

Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 

 

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