Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Bombay

 Powai, Maharashtra
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Reviews About Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Bombay

Nikhil B.Tech (Metallurgical), batch of 2018
22 Jan 2017 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • The class timings vary every year at Indian Institute of Technology.
  • Exams are planned very well and very efficiently.
  • Quality and method of teaching are excellent.
  • Living inside a college is fun.
  • Sports facilities, culture inside IITB is the best amongst all the other IITs.
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are many clubs inside IITB. STAB is a technical body of which there are many small clubs like robotics club, web and coding club, aeronautics club, etc.
  • There are sports, Debating club, maths, and physics club, krittika for space exploration etc. There are around 25-30 clubs for various activities inside IITB.
  • TECHFEST and Mood Indigo are a technical and cultural festival of IITB and both are Asia's largest fests among their genres.
  • ABHYUDAY is the social fest.
  • The college life in IITB is the best.
Tejas PhD (Microelectronics) Dept. of Electrical Engg , batch of 2017
03 Nov 2016 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • Class timings depend upon the courses you choose.
  • The timetable is available on hand and one can choose course accordingly.
  • Exams are based on fundamentals and concepts that we develop. Projects are simple. Assignments may consume a lot of time and time management is essential.
  • Most of the Professors are very good in teaching.
  • We obviously choose courses after consulting seniors. Hence there was never a problem.
  • An odd case may happen that some courses might not be so well taught but these are never the core/compulsory courses.
  • Visiting professors from MIT/Stanford/Cambridge make way for some semesters and that is seen as a golden opportunity to learn more.
  • Overall experience has been quite excellent.
  • The teaching quality stands up to the prestige and name that the institute has established over last 50 years.

 

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • All kinds of Technical & Non-technical student societies and clubs are there at IIT Bombay.
  • EESA for Electrical Engineering, and branch wise each dept has different clubs.
  • Apart from that individual Sports Clubs for Tennis etc.
  • There are individual clubs for photography(PIXEL), painting (RANG), Music (SAAZ), Chess (DARK KNIGHT), etc.
  • Mood Indigo is Asia's largest college cultural festival as its known and famous.
  • Being the technology geeks of the country TECHFEST also attracts students from around the globe.
  • The life in general inside the campus is awesome.
  • Peaceful, greenery, as well as you will find people eating and roaming at 3am in the night. It's very safe.

 

Sai B.Tech (Computer), batch of 2017
25 Oct 2016 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • Usually, classes and labs get over between 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Many times by 5 PM.
  • There are quizzes conducted (around 3) every semester for a course in general ( it may vary with the course ) and mid-semester exams in the middle of the semester and end-semester exams.
  • The quality and method of teaching are excellent. We have the best faculty.
  • There are excellent minds here.The interaction is awesome. You get to learn a lot from the professors, classmates, and your books.
  • However since people study very much, there are some cases where a student gets depressed due to lack of excellent academic performance.
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are many many clubs in IIT Bombay. There are many to name. Dance club (INSYNC), music club, design club, rang club, and much more.
  • Main festivals are Mood Indigo(cult), Techfest(tech), and E-Summit(entrepreneurship).
  • Life is boundless. If you want to do anything here, there is support everywhere. There is nothing you can't do here. People here help each other a lot. It is known for senior-junior interaction.
Alok Discrete structures, batch of 2017
21 Oct 2016 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • Daily routine: It is a function of which year you are in and which stream are you majoring in, In general class starts at 8:30 AM in the morning and runs until 12:30 PM there is a lunch break from 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM . All the labs are scheduled from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM in general . There are also classes from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM .

  • Quality and method of Teaching: Quality is the best you can get in India . Almost all faculty is selected by a tough recruitment process . Method of teaching is dependent of every professor , some

    professor are great teachers but some are not.
  • Overall experience in college is Great .IIT Bombay gives you the exposure which won't be possible at any other college inside India.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • IIT Bombay has a society for everything , you name it , we have a club for it.

  • IIT Bombay hosts ASIA's largest college and technical festivals. MOOD INDIGO ( cultural festival) attract a crowd of over 100,000 people every day during its 4-day span in December. TECHFEST ( technical festival ) invites the student from all around the world to showcase their Robots , machines, and other such inventions.

  • LIFE IS INCREDIBLE at IIT BOMBAY

Manoj B.Tech (Mechanical), batch of 2017
21 Oct 2016 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • Generally We have our regular classes in the morning from 12-30 pm starting from 8-30 in IIT Bombay. After that usually three-day lab in the evening from 2 to 5 pm. We have two day weekend .
  • Quality of teaching is best . We have lectures , tutorials , quizzes and exam and overall evaluation  is quite strict .
  • One of the best experience of my life to study in IIT Bombay.
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are many student clubs IIT Bombay. They participate in many cultural , sports , acedemic and debate activities.
  • One of the biggest college festival in The asia named Mood Indigo is organised every year. Techfest a technical fest is organised every year.
  • Hence life best here.
Arun M.Sc (Physics), batch of 2017
14 Sep 2016 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • We mostly have 3-5 hours of class between 8:30 am to 8:30 pm. Some professors do assign projects in their coursework. Officially we have 2 quizzes, one mid-sem, and one final exam, which also vary from prof. to prof., some of whom also give assignments for better understanding of the topics.
  • The quality of teaching is very nice, and the teaching method comprises of lectures with in-class tutorials to enhance problem solving skills of the students.
  • The overall experience of the institute is very good with a great scope for scientific research.
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are many student societies working on various fields; like PG & UG council for respective bodies, Cultural association for cultural development, institute dance club, sports club, Photographic club, mountaineering club, Dramatics association etc. There are many scientific societies and clubs like Robotics club, MSI (Mars Society India), Kritika (for space exploration) etc. working in the campus. Many states also have their respective cultural socities for the advancement of their cultures among the students.
  • For technology there is Techfest (Asia's largest college technological festival), Mood Indigo (Asia's largest college cultural festival), Inter IIT sports (sports meet of all IITs), Avenues (the management school annual festival).
  • The life in college actually vary from person to person, and it also depends on the persons ability to tackle things. Sometimes it seems pressurizing during exams, and chilling during the culturals and festivals. In general, the life in campus is very good; a lot of scope in almost every field, you get enough chance to explore yourself with a lot of enthusiasts in your company.
B.Tech (Information Technology), batch of 2018
01 Jul 2016 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:

Faculty:

  • Every Professor here holds a PhD from IIT or from a reputed University
  • They are all highly experienced and qualified
  • They are fantastic teachers too and students are full of praise for them
  • The College faculty makes learning innovative by using slides, projects, etc.,

 

Verdict:

  • There is nothing to say that hasn’t already been said about IIT Bombay
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:

Festivals and Activities:

  • IIT Bombay hosts one of the most eagerly anticipated festivals in Asia, called 'Mood Indigo'
  • There is wild participation from across the Whole continent, and it regularly attracts a number of established as well as upcoming rock bands for its concert
  • The technical symposium quite simply called "Techfest" is the playground for the Tech Gods across India and some from even neighbouring countries
  • Techfest receives more participation then even the cultural festivals of most other colleges

Famous Alumni:

  • Jairam Ramesh - Minister of Rural Development, Formerly Environment and Forests
  • Nandan Nilekani - Founder, Infosys
  • Arun Netravali - Former President of Bell Labs
  • Victor Menezes - Former Vice Chairman, Citibank

 

Dhruti Integrated B-Tech and M-Tech (Electrical/Electronics), batch of 2019
13 Jun 2016 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • The sports facilities in the campus are great with indoor basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, 6 lawn tennis courts and athletics, football and cricket grunds.
  • For the cultural scene, the Students Activity Centre (SAC) houses the Open Air Theatre most famous for the concerts during Mood Indigo, IIT Bombay's cultural festival.
  • College life in general is awesome.
Swaraj B.Tech (Mechanical), batch of 2019
05 Nov 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:  The quality and method of teaching is fine. Daily routine can be cumbersome if you do not try to make jucidious decisions. And do things according to the time.
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS: There are quite a handful of Clubs, Associations in the campus. Mainly, these fall into two broad categories namely, Technical & Cultural. One of the most prominent Group of Clubs in the campus is STAB (Student;s Tachnical Activities Body).  There are two main events in the campus, The Festivals: TECHFEST & MOOD INDIGO. And there's always the Inter IIT Sports Meet. TechFest is the Asia's largest Science and technology Festival. On the another hand MoodIndigo is the Asia's College Cultural Festival. The college life in general is very diverse. There's always something to do other than the academic acitivities. Explore you might find something new.
Sukumar 5 year integrated, batch of 2012
01 Jun 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • Every professor here holds a Ph.D. in Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay [IIT Bombay] or from a reputed university. They are all highly experienced and are actively involved in research. They are fantastic teachers, too, and students are full of praise for them.
  • The college faculty tries to make learning innovative by using slides, projects and experimental ways of learning. Attendance varies with the professor, but most require 80%. DX grade given in case required attendance as stated is not achieved and the student has to repeat the course.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • To promote exchange programs for students through Student Exchange Agreements with partner institutions.
  • The Students are encouraged to participate in coursework and/or research work in partner institutions thus giving them international exposure and the opportunity to imbibe and learn from global work cultures.
  • everything is there in this college international exposure, the foreign exchange program international expose etc
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • The Student diversity is huge and students from all parts of India study in this campus.everybody share their culture with each other. Party culture is very happening. Alcohol use inside the campus is strictly prohibited.
  • The outside campus, many places are to hangout and enjoy even in the night at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay [IIT Bombay].

About Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Bombay

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 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by an outstanding faculty, many of whom are reputed for their research contributions internationally.

IIT Bombay also builds links with peer universities and institutes, both at the national and the international levels, to enhance research and enrich its educational programmes. The alumni have distinguished themselves through their achievements in and contributions to industry, academics, research, business, government and social domains. The institute continues to work closely with the alumni to enhance its activities through interactions in academic and research programmes as well as to mobilise financial support.

Academic Overview: IIT Bombay offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. There are 17 departments, 13 multi-disciplinary centers, and 3 schools of excellence inside the campus

Ranking:

  • Asia Week 1999 - IITB 6th in Asia

  • Asia Week 2000 - IITB 3rd in Asia

  • India Today 2000 - IITB 1st in India

  • Education Today 2003 - IITB 3rd in India

Magazine

Rank

Year

QS World

233

2013

QS Asia

39

2013

Outlook India

3

2012

Dataquest

1

2011

 

Library:

Collection Total as on 31 March 2013
Books, Theses, CDs & Videos 2,35,300
TLL & BC (Book Bank) Collection 11,886
Bound Volumes of Journals 1,18,331
Reports, Pamphlets, Standards 67,512
Photocopies 4,417
Journals (Print, Online) 15,000+
 

 

 

 

Hostels:

IIT B is well known for its extensive residential facilities. Students have the luxury of being located in Powai, one of the finer suburbs of Mumbai, outside the bustle of the city, yet not far from the attractions

Placement Cell  at IIT- Bombay -

The placement cell sends invitations to companies/organizations. It also conducts Pre-Placement Talk (PPT). Some of the recruiters are 3M India Ltd,GE India Technology Centre-JFWTC,nVIDIA A. T. Kearney,GE Water & process,ONGC,A.C. Neilsen General Motor Technical Centre, Opera Solutions, ABPS Infrastructure Advisory, General Motors India Pvt. Ltd., Oracle India Pvt. Ltd and many more.

Companies Visited This College :

  • Syngenta Biosciences

  • GE India Technology Centre-JFWTC

  • Procter & Gamble

Scholarship

  • Scholarship for Ph. D students

  • Scholarships instituted by the Private Trusts/Organizations

  • Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

  • National Talent Search Scholarship (NTS).

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