Interesting Facts about IIT Bombay
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The worldwide recognized IIT Bombay is creating leaders since 1958 and is on top among the IITs. Here we have listed some interesting things about IIT-B other than academics that would surely amaze you.



SAC consists of sports courts, tech rooms, fest rooms, indoor sports courts, NSS room, yoga room, Gym and other halls, all specifically designed for activities.




Swimming pool at IIT Bombay is the best thing especially for the new comers and those who are beginners in swimming. Events like Inter IIT Aquatics are held here during sports meet.




OAT is the most happening place for cultural events like fest nights, movie screenings, dance, and dramatics. This place also has a large projector with four flood lights.




Apart from canteens, lakeside at IIT Bombay is a very good hangout place. Powai lake is situated adjacent to the campus. The lakeside is very pleasant and there is a boat house situated in the middle of the lake to give you that perfect evening.




Sameer hill located on the campus is the best hangout place for nature lovers. A student can see all the neighboring areas of IIT from top of this hill. One can go early in the morning to get the best view of sunrise.

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taken admisson in polytechnic. tell me about it

Smrity 23rd Feb, 2020

Polytechnic is a technical course and it is also known as diploma in engineering.

It helps in getting a technical diploma degree.It is a three year course which makes the students familiar with the technical aspects of technology.

Various branches under which one can do polytechnic are:

  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Automobile engineering
  • Electronics and communication Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

One can pursue polytechnic in whichever stream they desire.

Job opportunities after polytechnic:

Public Sector

The Government or their allied Public Sector Units offer great career opportunities to Polytechnic Diploma holders. These companies hire Diploma holders for junior level positions (for both engineering and non-engineering candidates) and technician level jobs.

you can get a job at:

  • Railways
  • Indian Army
  • GAIL – Gas Authority of India Limited
  • ONGC – Oil & Natural Gas Corporation
  • DRDO – Defence Research and Development Organization
  • BHEL – Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • NTPC – National Thermal Power Corporation
  • Public Work Departments
  • BSNL – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • Irrigation Departments
  • Infrastructure Development Agencies
  • NSSO – National Sample Survey Organization

Similar to the public sector, even private sector companies, especially those dealing in manufacturing, construction and electronics and communication domains hire Polytechnic Diploma holders. However, these jobs are junior level and have very little scope of promotion or expansion.

private sectors hiring polytechnic degree holders

  • Airlines - Indigo, Spicejet, Jet Airways, etc.
  • Construction Firms – Unitech, DLF, Jaypee Associated, GMR Infra, Mitas, etc.
  • Communication Firms – Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, Idea Cellular, etc.
  • Computer Engineering Firms – TCS, HCL, Wipro, Polaris, etc.
  • Automobiles – Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, TATA Motors, Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, etc.
  • Electrical / Power Firms – Tata Power, BSES, Seimens, L&T, etc.
  • Mechanical Engg Firms – Hindustan Unilever, ACC Ltd, Voltas, etc.

One can also go for further  higher education and do via lateral Entry Scheme.

here are few colleges that offer through Lateral entry scheme for degree holders.

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana

DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jalandhar

Government College of Engineering, Pune

Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology, Delhi

Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Noida

Delhi Technological University, Delhi

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala

Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology, Delhi

KIITS University, Odisha

Guru Gobind Singh IP University, Delhi

Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar

You can either go for job or continue with further education.

Advantages of Polytechnic:

  • It costs less in pursuing three years polytechnic course than to normal education.
  • If the student is unable to continue his education, then he can get into job and then pursue engineering on a part-time basis without causing financial burden on the family.

Hope this helps.

All the best!


For ST candidate written/ interview are necessary in IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi.Mechanical engineering stream.For admission?

Md Azmer 23rd Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Yes, to get admission in the IITs for the Mtech you have to go through the interview even if you are from SC. I hope this will solve your query.

Good Luck


How to get IIT Bombay in two years of jee preparation.Can you give me clarity??

Singampalli sai rahul Student Expert 23rd Feb, 2020
Hello aspirant,

Inorder, to get a seat in IIT,Bombay you gave to clear JEE ADVANCED Exam with outstanding marks because IIT,Bombay is one of the top 2 engineering institution in India. Follow these tips to crack JEE ADVANCED-
  • Solve multi conceptual problems.
  • Be crystal clear with concepts.
  • Solve all previous years question papers.
  • Ppepare a practical timetable and live up to it.

For more info go through this link-

How can I start my Jee preparation? I need to score well and I need IIT Bombay.Help me

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 23rd Feb, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

Getting into IITs is dream lakhs if aspirants, who prepare for JEE mains and appear every year with the dream in their eyes but oy few succeed.
Hardwork in right direct is what it takes to get a dream colleges.
JEE advance is considered one of the toughest exams in India and requires extraordinary efforts.

  • First of all Know your syllabus and exam pattern very well.
  • And then make a plan accordingly
  • Time Management Its is the most important aspect because you have to prepare for you class 11th and 12th, then JEE mains and then JEE advance so using time effectively and efficiently is must.
  • Practice as much as you can (practice makes a man perfect)
  • Stay away from distraction at all cost
  • Take care of your Heath bea use mental and physical health is equally important during preparation.

Check the link for best books you can have for preparation and strategy for each subject :

I hope this helps.

how to get admission in bombay iit

Afrin Hossain 20th Feb, 2020


IIT BOMBAY is one of the premium institutions of India .

For B.Tech Admission:

To get admission  in IIT B , you need to get a rank under 300 (All India Rank) at JEE ADVANCED.

Here is the link from where you can check the previous year cut-offs of IIT-B:

For M.Tech :

You need to crack the GATE examination .

For M.Sc :

You need to crack the JAM examination on your Respective subject.

You can visit their Official Website to get more information regarding their admissions.

HOPE this Helped:)

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