Message from the Director

Hearty congratulations on your success in the IIT JEE (Advanced) examination. Your hard work has resulted in you having a good chance of being offered a seat at arguably the best technical institute of the country.


IIT Bombay has emerged over the years as the most preferred destination for aspiring technologists from across the country. The institute consistently attracts the finest faculty and the best of students for its Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral programmes and is one of the best educational institutions in the country and among the top few globally. An IIT Bombay education transforms students and creates experiences and opportunities that are unforgettable. If you are passionate about your interests, academics, co-curricular or extra-curricular, you will find a peer group that consists of equally passionate individuals.

 IIT Bombay has worked to create a safe and comfortable environment for the nearly 2000 women students on campus. The Gender Cell of the Institute has several programmes to promote gender sensitivity and has been active since 2002. The Student Mentor Program takes care that every student has a responsible senior as their mentor and the Student Wellness Centre makes sure you have guided counselling as and when you need it.

Our women students have excelled in a diverse range of fields and are  placed in world-renowned companies, have been awarded scholarships to study in top universities, are successful entrepreneurs and have won awards in numerous technical, cultural and sports competitions. IIT Bombay is the Institution of choice for young, independent, female engineers in the making.

I wish you all the best!

Prof. Shireesh Kedare

Director, IIT Bombay