IITB welcomed the entire incoming post-graduate batch joining IIT Bombay on 22nd of July. The total number of students admitted to various PG programs this year is 1840, out of which 434 are in the Ph.D. program. Three new academic programs have been started from this academic year (2019-20) - M.Tech in Education Technology, Masters in Public Planning and Policy, and Masters in Urban Design and Engineering.
On 24th July, IITB welcomed nearly 1140 first-year undergraduate students. These include all B.Tech, DD, B.Des and B.S. students. Over the next four or five years, these bright young students are expected to transform themselves into being the leaders of tomorrow.
Firstly, there was a grand welcome for the students in the Convocation Hall. This was followed by the students meeting their respective ISMP mentors, department orientations and the institute bodies’ orientations. Students were briefed about these bodies to aid them to decide their interests and priorities. IITB wishes the new entrants all the best in their pursuit for knowledge and vows to provide them with the best training possible.