IIT-Bombay News

Distinguished IIT-Bombay alumnus R Chandrashekhar backs M.Tech fee hike

R Chandrashekhar backed the fee increase, saying it would also exert pressure on the IITs to make their programmes more market- and research-orientated to keep abreast with the changing times

New IIT-B director lists priorities: ‘Looking to diversify courses, draw more woman students’

Chaudhari took over as the director last week, succeeding Devang Khakhar, who served in the post for two consecutive terms. He has been a professor and artificial intelligence researcher in IIT-B’s department of electrical engineering for the past 29 years.


IIT-Bombay gets flak on social media for ‘political tweet’, says handle was ‘compromised’

The handle, named ‘SJSoM, IIT Bombay’, responded at 3.11 pm, saying, “Because Hinduism and Hindutva are not the same. Being religious and being stupid are two different things. People here are religious but not stupid enough to vote for #BJP.”

Mumbai's Sion flyover to undergo repairs, will be shut for 2 months from April 20

The MSRDC had subsequently appointed a contractor. However, work could not take off because of lack of required bearings that were to be replaced. The no objection certificate from the traffic department was also pending, officials added.

Mumbai: Phones, laptops stolen from cars of marathon participants outside IIT-Bombay

Owners of five to six cars found windows smashed and devices missing when they completed the race and returned to their vehicles parked on the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR).

IIT-Bombay magazine: 26 per cent students say government curbing freedom

In the senior survey, 33 per cent of the respondents said they were ‘liberals’ but 51 per cent of the students said they did not subscribe to any political ideas.


QS World University Rankings: IIT-Bombay displaces IIT-Delhi as India’s top ranked institution

IIT-Bombay moved up 17 places (162 rank) this year to displace IIT-Delhi as India’s top ranked institution.

‘IIT used to be male-dominated, not so much now with 23% women students’

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Director Devang Khakhar tells Priyanka Sahoo about the efforts being taken to further up the institute’s ranks and to make the campus women-friendly

IIT-Bombay hostel: Day after row erupts over sharing plates with non-vegetarians, council says no such ‘imposition’

“This thing has been practised since a long time, that mess people are serving non-veg in different plates as they are not part of the main menu. We concern religious belief but as council members nothing of such kind can be forced upon anyone (sic),” said general secretary of Hostel 11.

IIT-Bombay director gets second term

This is the first IIT top job appointment conducted through the new selection process.