The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is a public engineering and research institution located in Powai, Mumbai, India. In the QS World University Rankings 2014, IIT Bombay was ranked as India’s top university.
Established in 1958, the second of its kind, IIT Bombay was the first to be set up with foreign assistance. The funds from UNESCO came as Roubles from the then Soviet Union. In 1961 Parliament decreed the IITs as ‘Institutes of National Importance. Since then, IITB has grown from strength to strength to emerge as one of the top technical universities in the world.
The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. Reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the institute attracts the best students from the country for its bachelors, masters and doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by an outstanding faculty, many of whom are reputed
The Vision of IIT Bombay is to be the fountainhead of new ideas and of innovators in technology and science.
Its Mission is to create an ambience in which new ideas and creativity flourish and from which research and scholarship and leaders and innovators of tomorrow emerge.
To provide the best possible educational facilities for training bright students for careers in technology and science.
To provide a creative atmosphere in which higher studies and research thrive both among the students and the faculty.
To organise short intensive courses, conferences and seminars on current technological developments which will be of benefit to the surrounding community.
To provide research and development consultancy, which will promote contact with and be of service to industries and to government and civic organizations
To organize quality improvement programmes for faculty members from various engineering colleges.
To provide leadership in curriculum design and development
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IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, Maharashtra, India