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IIT Bombay: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Advanced, Cut Off, Fees, Scholarships, Placements

Last updated on August 20th, 2021 by user

IIT Bombay is an esteemed institution that continues to strive towards overall excellence, providing a valuable educational experience to its students. It is one of the few top IITs which were initially set up after independence of India. It has obtained the 4th position in the ‘Overall’ category and 3rd position in the ‘Engineering’ category of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

Given below are some important points about IIT Bombay.

  • IIT Bombay is a small township in itself enriched with natural flora and fauna.
  • IITB is one of the leading institutes for engineering education and has numerous prestigious companies lined up to employ qualified, bright and talented students.
  • For studying B.Tech courses in IIT Bombay, it costs around INR 2.7 lakhs/year.
  • This premier institution also provides in-part or full scholarships based on the family’s annual income and merit-based performance.

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IIT Bombay Highlights

Established in 1958
Official Website www.iitb.ac.in
Courses Offered B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, PhD
Application Mode Online
Entrances JEE, GATE and others
Admission Criteria Entrance based and Merit based

IIT Bombay: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Advanced

IIT Bombay has 15 various departments offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral courses under various areas such as Engineering, Science and Management. For admission to these courses, the students have to qualify various entrance examinations like JEE Advanced, IIT JAM, GATE, UCEED, and meet the required cut-offs. To register for the same, the candidates need to apply online through the official application portal of the institute

B.Tech Courses Offered

B.Tech courses are offered in the following specializations:

IIT Bombay also offers B.Tech + M.Tech in 5 specializations, B.Sc. under 3 specialties, and also B.Des. At the PG level, IIT-B provides an M.Tech./M.Tech. + Ph.D. under 17 specializations, and M.Sc. under 6 disciplines.


Eligibility for B.Tech

  • Admission to the B.Tech, B.Sc., and dual degree courses will be done based on the student’s score obtained in the JEE Advanced. While for JEE Advanced, JEE Main score is required. Know the difference of JEE Main vs JEE Advanced
  • Candidate’s admission to IIT Bombay for the M.Sc. and M.Sc. + Ph.D. degree will be based on the IIT JAM score.
  • Candidates are selected for the MBA course of IIT Bombay on the basis of percentile score obtained in CAT.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. program will be done based on the GATE/UGC-NET score and on the basis of performance in a written test and personal interview of the candidates.

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IIT Bombay 2020 Cut-Offs for Top B.Tech Courses

IIT Bombay is one of the most preferred IITs for the top rank holders in JEE Advanced because of maintaining a high standard of education and placement assurance. The cut off marks fluctuate every year and depend solely on the difficulty level of the paper. After Round 6 of JoSAA Counselling, the cut-off ranks in the general category for male and female were as tabulated below, for the top IIT Bombay Courses.

Course Male (OR – CR) Female (OR – CR)
Computer Science Engineering 2-66 17-248
Electrical Engineering 25-298 443-924
Mechanical Engineering 291-1129 1067-3802
Chemical Engineering 832-2000 3194-5882
Civil Engineering 1498-3388 5254-7845

*OR – Opening Rank, CR – Closing Rank

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How is IIT Bombay Coping With COVID-19?

COVID-19 outbreak has severely affected all activities at IIT Bombay. All the detailed circulars and information are regularly communicated through email to all the students, staff, and faculty.

  • IIT Bombay started with online classes in August 2020.
  • But a large number of students of IIT Bombay come from economically weaker sections of society.
  • Due to which availability of requisite IT equipment with many students is still not possible.
  • Thus IIT Bombay started a funding campaign in order to provide the support of a laptop and an internet connection to all the economically weaker category students. The total target of this funding is INR 5 crores.
  • Students belonging to remote areas with no internet connectivity could contact their HOD and request to come back on campus.
  • For the students who wanted to return to campus, they were required to check their eligibility and fill the form.
  • Further, they had to follow all the COVID-19 related guidelines issued by the college.
  • The IIT Bombay hospital is regularly active while providing any support required to COVID-19 patients in Mumbai.

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Why Should You Choose IIT Bombay After JEE Advanced?

IIT Bombay has a wide range of courses, and their combinations are designed according to the current market demands and the potential demand in the near future. Hence, they prove to be greatly beneficial to students in terms of employment prospects. B.Tech in Computer Science at IIT-B is the first choice for most of the toppers of JEE Advanced Results.

Given below are some reasons why IIT Bombay could turn out to be better than other IITs.

  • Top Offers From MNCs:
    • Over the past few years, IIT Bombay has been able to attract the best offers from multinational companies across the world.
    • Renowned companies like Microsoft, HP, Apple, Uber, Facebook hire their best employees from IIT Bombay.
  • World-Class Faculty:
    • From being the best technical school in the country and one of the top few globally, IIT Bombay’s major attraction is its distinguished faculty.
    • The faculty at IITB is one of the finest among the Indian vocational institutes as well as they are excellent teachers and mentors.
  • Experience From Alumni:
    • IIT Bombay has one of the strongest and most faithful alumni networks; the IITB alumni regularly contribute to the enriching IITB experience.
    • Few of the IITB alumni are – Nandan Nilekani (Infosys), Bhavish Aggarwal (Ola Cabs), Pranav Mistry (MIT), Late Mr Manohar Parrikar (Defence Minister, CM of Goa). The list is unending.
  • Global Annual Events:
    • Various extracurricular activities are offered by the college where IIT Bombay students volunteer which adds up in their profile.
    • IITB’s annual cultural festival which is called Mood Indigo, the largest of its kind in Asia.
    • Apart from that, there are several other vibrant cultural, club and extracurricular activities held at IITB campus throughout the year. Techfest is one of a kind science and technology festival of IITB.
    • The footfall at Techfest is close to 1.75 lakhs per year.
    • The core purpose of Techfest is to organise various social initiatives for improving technical reach of the world.
  • Right Exposure:
    • IIT Bombay is also a place that inaugurates entrepreneurship philosophy among the students.
    • The batches are composed of toppers from various states which brings in the right audience to compete with.
    • Many IITians spend a fair amount of time on their own projects and eventually they launch their own full-fledged companies as soon as they pass out of IITB.

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IIT Bombay Cut Off Ranks For B.Tech Specializations 

Given below is the JEE Advanced IIT Bombay Cut Off of 2020 for various undergraduate courses. The cut off is given in the form of ‘Opening Rank – Closing Rank’ from the 6th and last round of JoSAA Counselling. IIT Bombay follows the reservation criteria as per the government mandates.


  • Closing rank is the rank of a candidate who was allotted the last seat in any particular course at the college.
  • Larger rank means the admission to that course is comparatively easier.

Aerospace Engineering

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 807-2070 3603-5240
OBC 508-2375 1484-2911
SC 217-591 508-1141
ST 111-528 554-617
EWS 382-595 1577-1594

Chemical Engineering

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 832-2000 3194-5882
OBC 519-1238 1380-3305
SC 532-867 820-1324
ST 222-466 220-506
EWS 331-523 1417-1536


Civil Engineering

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 1498-3388 5254-7845
OBC 667-1645 2186-3689
SC 457-843 1283-1602
ST 29-156 115-244
EWS 515-747 1612-1725

Computer Science Engineering

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 2-66 17-248
OBC 6-44 31-338
SC 1-29 35-107
ST 1-13 7-27
EWS 5-18 65-167

Electrical Engineering

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 25-298 443-924
OBC 66-240 574-1005
SC 44-183 118-372
ST 52-92 91-91
EWS 20-87 73-73

Engineering Physics

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 309-1113 1052-3168
OBC 507-1415 2722-3762
SC 208-923 1924-1944
ST 650-803 72P-72P
EWS 131-587 1361-1361

Mechanical Engineering

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 291-1129 1067-3802
OBC 226-768 1513-2367
SC 79-386 294-842
ST 110-304 470-606
EWS 127-289 907-1302


Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 3775-4298 8220-8579
OBC 2243-2413 5461-5547
SC 1424-1531 2421-2421
ST 603-799 367P-367P
EWS 842-1040 2988-2988

Environmental Science and Engineering

Category Gender Neutral Female Only
General 4450-5872 8371-8897
OBC 2438-3235 6156-6261
SC 1370-2048 957-957
ST 290P-304P 923P-923P
EWS 887-1162 2552-2552

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Faculty at IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has a large and diverse faculty of 673 consisting of professors, assistant professors, and associate professors across all departments, schools and centres. The faculty has many PhD holders from topmost national and international universities in their respective branches. Few are alumni of IIT Bombay as well. They are the most academically qualified individuals who support the industry in research and development through their experiences.

  • The faculty to student ratio at the college is about 14:1 consequently.
  • Lecturers and professors are always able to encourage students to learn through innovative methods for better clarification of concepts.
  • The teachers are always interactive with students while staying available for individual students even after classes.
  • IITB’s faculty members always enrich their students with the best quality education.

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Various Facilities Provided at IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay campus is a feast for the eyes thanks to the numerous trees and greenery that surrounds the area. It spreads across a large area with 550 acres of land. IIT Bombay is located close to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park which makes the college free from urban pollution all throughout the day. The college is well known for providing students with the best campus life possible and several provisions to fulfill most requirements any student can ever face during their time at IIT Bombay.

  • Central Library:
    • The Central Library of IIT Bombay is one of the India’s largest libraries providing content on Science, Engineering and Technology with more than 240,000 books, approximately 1,20,000 journals and other reading and reference material.
    • It is accessible to students, faculty and staff 24×7 and also provides photocopying service.
  • Health Center:
    • IIT Bombay also possesses their own hospital with OPD and qualified doctors.
    • The hospital is equipped with many facilities and other necessary services.
    • An ambulance is also available on a 24×7 basis for emergencies for their students, staff, and faculty.
  • Hostel:
    • IIT Bombay is well known for its extensive residential facilities that offers a total of 17 hostels for boys and girls.
    • Students are provided with various facilities such as wifi, indoor games, swimming pool, sports, private mess and separate canteen for each hostel etc.
    • Moreover, students are provided semi-furnished rooms with a bed, chair, study table, and cupboard.

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IIT Bombay Placements

IIT Bombay is the most preferred academic institution for a large number of organizations for recruiting outstanding employees with the potential for being their future leaders. The reputation of IIT Bombay as one of India’s top placement cells hinges on the unshakeable relationship that they have built with their recruiters.IIT Bombay Highest Salary Pacakge

  • The first phase of the placements for 2020-21 started from December 1, 2020.
  • The top recruiting companies of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay were Microsoft, Google, Qualcomm, Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group etc.
  • The highest domestic package offered was INR 46.41 LPA while the highest international package offered was INR 1.4 crore.
  • 2100 students registered for placements in 2020.

IIT Bombay Recruitment Statistics 2019-20

Number of Companies 3
Number of Offers 1207
Number of PPOs 113
Average Package Offered INR 20.08 LPA
Highest Domestic Package INR 62.28 LPA
Highest International Package INR 1.16 CPA
Top Recruiter Microsoft

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Scholarships Offered by IIT Bombay for B.Tech Courses

Several scholarships have been provided by IIT Bombay to undergraduate B.Tech students and other postgraduate students. Government and private authorities also provide financial aids for the education of various economically disadvantaged students. Various IIT Bombay scholarships are listed below:

Merit Cum Means Scholarship

  • For Merit-cum-means scholarships, academic merit, as well as means (annual income of family), will be taken into account to determine eligibility.
  • For new entrants of B.Tech or Dual Degree Courses, the JEE Advanced All India Rank (AIR) will be the criterion.
  • Their academic performance and parental income is the basis for the criterion of the scholarship.
  • Students whose parents’ annual gross income does not exceed INR 5,00,000, are eligible for Merit­-cum-­Means Scholarship.
  • The benefit of free tuition and scholarship money, according to their parent’s income, will be awarded to the students.
  • All eligible women candidates get an additional INR 10,000/year under this scholarship.

Free Messing Facility (For SC/ST students)

  • Facilities of Free Messing (for basic menu) are given to all SC/ST students whose parents’ annual gross income is below INR 5,00,000.
  • They are also provided with a pocket allowance of INR 500/month.
  • Students availing this financial assistance are also exempted from paying hostel room rent.
  • The students are also exempted from payment of complete tuition fee.
  • With this financial aid, they will receive free messing facility, and pocket allowance per month

Also, National Talent Search Scholarship (NTSE), National Scholarships (All States) for UG students, NBHM (National Board of Higher Mathematics), DBT Scholarship for M.sc students, AERB (Atomic Energy Regulatory Board) for M.Tech students and many other scholarships are awarded to the IIT students by the government.

But before availing all these scholarships you have to clear JEE Advanced first. So do not wait anymore, start taking the mock tests and use our preparation tips for JEE exams thoroughly!


IIT Bombay Fee Structure For B.Tech Courses

Given below is the IIT Bombay fees to be paid by the newly admitted students in the 2020-2021 Autumn Semester batch.

Particulars Amount (in INR)
IIT Bombay Admission Fees (One Time Fees) 8900
Tuition Fee 1,00,000 (3,00,000 for foreign nationals)
Hostel and Other Fee 17,600
Refundable Fees 9,000
Mess Fee 22,000


  • Day scholars are exempted from hostel rent, and charges for electricity, water, hostel and mess.
  • Tuition fee is exempted for SC / ST / PwD students and those students eligible for scholarships (given below).

According to the fee structure given above, if the one time fees is removed, the total fee per semester goes up to INR 1.17 lakhs. Since there are 8 semesters in B.Tech Course, the total fees for 4-year B.Tech course at IIT Bombay is INR 9.36 lakhs.

Do remember that this fee can be revised by the college authorities and is subject to change. For example, the tuition fee for older batches was approximately half of the tuition fee for new batches.

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IIT Bombay FAQs

Ques. Which is the number 1 IIT in India?

Last updated on July 20th, 2020 by user

Ans. Currently, NIRF has ranked IIT Madras (Chennai) 1st in engineering institutes. IIT Delhi comes 2nd and IIT Bombay is ranked 3rd. However, the education level of all the IITs is similar with IIT Bombay being ranked 1st multiple times in the past.

Ques. What is IIT Bombay famous for?

Last updated on July 20th, 2020 by user

Ans. IIT Bombay is very famous for its annual events. Techfest, the science and technology festival has a footfall of over 1.65 lacs with over 2500 colleges participating in various competitions and events within Techfest.

Ques. What is the fee for IIT Bombay for B.Tech Course?

Last updated on July 20th, 2020 by user

Ans. The revised fee totals to INR 9.36 lacs for a 4-year B.Tech course in IIT Bombay. SC/ST/PwD students are exempted from tuition fees which makes it significantly less costly to study at IIT Bombay.

Ques. What is the minimum rank for IIT Bombay?

Last updated on January 12th, 2021 by user

Ans. The minimum rank varies every year and depends on the branch and category. As per 2020 trends, a minimum of 5,976 rank for general category in JEE Advanced can get you a seat in B.Sc (Chemistry) Course of IIT Bombay.

Ques. How many seats are there in IIT Bombay?

Last updated on July 20th, 2020 by user

Ans. Under various courses of IIT Bombay, there are a total of 1115 seats available through JoSAA Counselling. The B.Tech batch size of IIT Bombay is often composed of more than 100 students. However, few other batches also have a size of less than 50 students.

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