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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.


IITB Homepage 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.


Engineering Programs

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engg. & Materials Science

Engineering Physics


My Life at IITB

I was one of the more fortunate freshmen of my batch, not being put into Hostels 2-8.

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 IIT Bombay.


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.


Other IITB links

Links to other IITs