The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is one of the five
IITs established by the Government of India for fostering excellence in
teaching and research in science and technology. Admission to these institutes
is through the extremely competitive Joint Entrance Examination ( JEE),
( probably the toughest examination of it's kind ) which covers the
subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The few who make it past the
examination are at the beginning of the four most memorable years of their
lives, their years as IITians.
in the US.
About IIT Bombay
IIT Bombay is located in the suburb of Powai, which is around 15
miles from the heart of the city. Being situated right next to two lakes
and the Borivali National Park, the campus has one of the most scenic and
calm surroundings to be found anywhere in a city like Bombay.
Computer Science & Engineering
Metallurgical Engg. & Materials Science
My Life at IITB
I was one of the more fortunate freshmen of my batch, not being put into
Thanks to my good luck, I really enjoyed my stay in IIT, in
Hostel 9 ( Pluto ) with some of the best friends I'll ever
have, the Batch of '94.
H-9 Home page in
Academic life was also cool, as I had taken the precaution of not
doing too well in JEE, and so I ended up in the Metallurgical Engineering
department( Now known as Met. Engg. & Materials Science ), and got by
with a little help from my friends, the
taporis ( IITB slang ) of the Class of '94.
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