In this article let’s take a look at 6 reasons which make IIT Bombay so special & best in IIT colleges & why it is also top preference of many students.
So if you are confused and do not know which IIT college you should choose after clearing JEE advanced exam then you should read this article till the end to know why IIT Bombay is the top choice for JEE toppers.
So Without further ado let’s get started.
6 reasons Which Make IIT Bombay so special & best in IIT
Bombay factor- financial capital of our country
One of the main reasons why this college is so popular among the students is the location of the college.
Bombay or Mumbai is the financial, commercial, and the entertainment capital of India.
Mumbai is also one of the best cities you can find for education in our country and this city is also called the city of Dreams for many people.
And when it comes to tourist places, there is no other better college than IIT Bombay because in Mumbai you can visit many tourist places like Mumbai beaches, gateway of India, Sanjay Gandhi National park, Haji Ali dargah, elephanta caves, etc and
when it comes to food you can find amazing food in Mumbai, you can find amazing foods like Vada pav, pav bhaji, Batata vada, Butter chicken, Varan bhaat, The Bombay sandwich, Bheja fry, etc.
Well when it comes to entertainment, Bollywood is located in Mumbai and it is the largest film industry in our country.
And apart from entertainment, food, and tourism, Mumbai is also the financial capital.
You can find many offices of top multinational companies located in Mumbai like Wipro Infosys Tata consultancy services Amazon Google Facebook Accenture JP Morgan IBM Flipkart tech Mahindra oracle Reliance ABC Microsoft Apple and the list goes on,
because of this it becomes quite easy for you to get placement or even internship opportunity because there is less transportation involved to reach the offices.
Location of campus
Location of the campus is also interesting thing about IIT Bombay which makes it unique, location of the college is very important factor because if you are doing engineering you will have to spend 4 years of time in the college location.
First things first this college is located near to Powai and vihar lake, and because of it many students visit these lakes to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the lake at the evening and enjoy moonlight and
relieve stress from their mind during the hectic schedule of studies and this college is located beside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park as you can see in the map by clicking here, and
because of high density of numerous trees and plants present, it is pollution free area and you can also get a chance to see some sightings of leopards, Rhesus Macaque, Bounet Macaque, Spotted Deer, Hanuman Langur, Indian Flying Fox Black Naped Hare, etc in the National park.
Amazing Facilities & fests
Let’s first talk about facilities of IIT Bombay,
The infrastructure and facilities like Central Library, Staff Club, Hospital, Guest House, Women’s Cell, Estate Office, Hindi Cell, Victor Menezes, Convention Centre (VMCC), Lecture Hall Complex, Student Hostels and Travel Desk.
It also has the facility of digital library so that students can access information using internet from home. the campus also houses three high schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Campus School and KG School. The institute has two swimming pools, Additionally, there are football, hockey, cricket grounds and tennis, basketball, squash and volleyball courts.
The students can enjoy the facilities for free of cost and there are amazing fests which get conducted in IIT Bombay which are also speciality about it.
For example, Techfest, IIT Bombay is the annual science and technology festival of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Techfest originated in 1998 to provide a platform for the Indian student community to develop and showcase their technical prowess.
It has grown into Asia’s Largest Science and Technology Festival, attracting people from all walks of life, including students, academics, professionals, and the general public.
There are other events in IIT Bombay apart from tech fest like mood Indigo which is Asia’s largest college cultural festival which attracted a footfall of over 1,39,000 people from more than 1600 colleges pan India in 2016.
MoodIndigo is most famous for its theatre, dance, fashion and singing competitions and colleges across the country prepare special acts for the contests. This is event has been graced by the presence of personalities like RD Burman, Aamir Khan, Sir Mark Tully, Sachin Tendulkar, Porcupine Tree, Simple Plan, Mike Portnoy and many more.
Avenues– it is the International Business festival of IIT Bombay organized by Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay.
It consists of a potpourri of management events targeted at the budding managers and combines learning with fun. Management students across the globe participate in this extravaganza to outdo and outlast the competition.
Corporate honchos, Academicians, Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists judge events with their insights from the industry. Eminent personalities from different walks of life grace the occasion with their motivating speeches.
Eureka-Instated to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship and business acumen among people all around the world, Eureka! Fast-tracks the journey from an innovative idea to a commercial success.
Eureka! Is Asia’s largest business model competition accredited independently by CNN and Thomson Reuters. Eureka! Prides itself on providing a 360 degree, holistic experience in the 5 months period that it spans.
Right from acknowledging that your idea has a potential, to drafting a B-Model and pitching in front of an esteemed panel of investors, this platform has it all!
These are some amazing and unique facilities and festivals which are celebrated in IIT Bombay which make it one of the best IIT colleges in our country.
IIT Bombay is ranked in top 177 best University in the QS top world universities of 2022 list and it is also in the top position in compared to other IITs like IIT Delhi, kharagpur, etc.
This college also holds the 44th rank in top engineering and technology colleges in the world and it is the first college of IIT in that list, and this college is also a part of institute of national importance by parliament of India which is also something very special.
The Institute has score of 88.1 in academic reputation, 97.5 in employer reputation, 44.5 in faculty student ration, 96.3 in staff with PhD, 89.6 in papers per faculty, 9.7 in international faculty, 6.3 in international students,
10.9 in inbound exchange students, 9.1 in outbound exchange students, and 41.4 in citations per paper. Among these ten parameters, Employer Reputation indicated the strongest one for IIT Bombay with a rank of 21 globally.
Because of this reason many Top tech companies recruiters first prefer to get students from IIT Bombay because of its reputation in global stage.
The companies/recruiters visiting the campus of IIT Bombay include 3M, ACCENTURE, Adobe, Amazon.com, Barclays Bank, Cadbury, Citigroup, Eaton Ltd, Infosys, ITC, John Deere, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, MU Sigma, Nvidia Corporation, ONGC, Oracle Financial, Qualcomm, TATA, TCS, and many more.
At the same time The average salary was INR 25 LPA. IIT Bombay has released its final placement report of 2021. As per the report, 83.58% students got placed. A total of 1207 students got placed.
This year, the institute has bagged the highest international offer above Rs 2.1 crores (USD 2.87 lakh) per annum, and the domestic package above Rs 1 crore so with this IIT Bombay is also popular for its placement offers for students.
Amazing Networking opportunities
Another speciality about IIT Bombay is that it provides you a lot of networking opportunities during your studies in IIT Bombay.
First of all because it is one of the best and top universities in global stage many foreign countries students from countries like Singapore Japan and france visit this college to get their under graduation so you can get a chance to build connections and
relationships with those individuals from foreign countries at the same time there are also many clubs of students you can join which also give you a lot of opportunities to build connections & network for example
Quizz club, swimming club, Scrabble club, speakers club, astronomy club, wildlife club, mountaineering club, hobbies club, group of rural activities, special group of finance and many more clubs and the best thing is that these clubs conduct activities and contests regularly which will help you build important soft skills like
negotiation communication leadership teamwork analytical and critical thinking and many more important skills of life and career and these clubs will help you find your passion and it also help you choose your side hustle apart from your career so that you can switch back to another career if you don’t find happiness in your current one in future.
Flexibility in the engineering branch
Another interesting thing about IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi is that it allows a percentage of their students to change their branch of engineering if they score above the qualifying grade point. This is allowed at the end of the first semester or in some cases, end of the first academic year.
Even though it is quite small percentage but still it is a very good chance for students to change their branch of engineering if they don’t enjoy their current one.
Apart from the top 6, there are many other things which make IIT Bombay so special and amazing like the faculty and professors of IIT Bombay are professional and scholarly people and
they are highly interested in their field and subject and any university professors and faculty is the most important factor because they are the ones who will teach the subject to the students and
motivate and inspire them and this college also offers a wide variety of courses and education programs dual degree programs which you can check it out here & many other things like extra curricular activities that this college offers apart from education which gives overall development of the students and
build important skills like leadership and teamwork which will be helpful to them in the corporate world and this college also promotes a lot of entrepreneurship & innovation culture,
there are lots of courses of entrepreneurship and startup in the curriculum as well and the fact is many of the college graduates of IIT Bombay are top company CEO and entrepreneurs who started many startup businesses,
The institute hosts the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), which promotes independent thought amongst the students.
The society supports the research and incubation of technological ideas that can be translated into entrepreneurial ventures. The institute thus offers a conducive environment in which new ideas can be generated, researched, and nurtured before they become industry ready.
Nandan Nilekani, ManoharParrikar, Jairam Ramesh, Pranav Mistry, Karan Grover, Bharat Desai etc to name a few, are some of the notable alumni of this college.
With that said let’s end the article.
Because of all these reasons IIT Bombay is one of the best IIT colleges in our country.
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