|Brief Description of the Institution
||Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, the second IIT in the Country and the first one to be established with foreign assistance in the year 1958, is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research.
It is reputed for the quality of its faculty and the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The institute has a total of 15 academic departments, 11 centres, one school and four Interdisciplinary programmes. Over the last five decades, more than 42,000 engineers and scientists have graduated from the institute. It is served by more than 600 faculty members considered not only amongst the best within the country, but are also highly recognised in the world for achievements in the field of education and research.
Today, the Institute is recognized as one of the centres of academic excellence in the country. Over the years, there has been dynamic progress at IIT Bombay in both academic and research activities, including a parallel improvement in facilities and infrastructure to keep it on par with the best institutions in the world.