Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) - Admission


Mumbai, Maharashtra


Mumbai, Maharashtra

IIT Bombay Admission Process 2020 for UG, PG and doctorate level

Updated On - June 02 2020 by Aditya Anand

IIT-B (Indian Institute of Technology), offers admission in B.Tech, B.Sc., and B.Des. Programs at the Undergraduate level. The PG courses offered at IIT-B are M.Tech, M.Sc., M.Des, M.Phil., M.Mgt. and EMBA. At the doctorate level, IIT Bombay offers a Ph.D. program in many disciplines. 
Apart from the above-mentioned single degree courses, IIT-B also offers various dual degree integrated programs such as M.Sc. + Ph.D.M.Tech + Ph.D., and B.Tech + M.Tech.
  • Admission to the B.Tech, B.Sc. and the B.Tech + M.Tech. dual degree courses will be based on the score obtained by candidate in the JEE Main and JEE Advanced.
  • Admission to the B.Des. course is done on the basis of rank obtained by candidate in the UCEED
  • Admission to the M.Tech and M.Tech. + Ph.D. courses is purely based on the score obtained in the GATE.
  • Admission in M.Sc. and M.Sc. + Ph.D. courses is done on the basis of IIT JAM score
  • Admission in M.Des. course will be done on the basis of score obtained in the CEED
  • Admission to the M.Mgt. and MBA programs will be done on the basis of score obtained in CAT and performance in the Written Aptitude Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds conducted by the university.
  • Admission to the M.Phil program will be done on the basis of the M.Phil Entrance Test (MET) score.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. program will be done on the basis of GATE/UGC-NET score and on the basis of performance in a written test and personal interview.

IIT Bombay Admission Process 2020

IIT Bombay admission process generally begins in the month of March for PG programmes and October for UG programmes. Admission to IIT Bombay is based on candidate's score in various entrance examinations, as tabulated below:
CourseQualifying Exam
BTech, BS, BTech+MTech (dual degree)

JEE Advanced



MTech, MTech+PhD (dual degree), PhD




MSc, MSc+PhD (dual degree)



IIT Bombay Undergraduate Admission 2020

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay offers admission in B.Tech. in 8 different specializations and a B.Sc. degree with 3 disciplines. IIT-B also offers dual degree admission in B.Tech + M.Tech with 5 specializations and a Bachelor’s degree in Design.
B.Tech.Aerospace4 YearsCandidae must clear class 12 examination with PCM, with 75% percent marks (65% for SC and ST candidates).
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science
B.Sc.ChemistryQualified class 12 exam with PCB/M, with more than or equal to 75% marks (65% for SC and ST candidates).
B.Des.Designcandidate must have clear 10+2 exams from any stream
B.Tech+M.Tech (Dual Degree)Electrical Engineering5 YearsCompleted 10+2 examination with PCM, with 75% marks (65% for SC and ST candidates).
Energy Science & Engineering
Environmental Science & Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science

Selection Criteria

General Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have minimum of 17 years of age to apply.

B.Tech, DD (B.Tech+M.Tech), and B.Sc. Programs:

Admission B.Tech, Dual Degree (B.Tech. + M.Tech), B.Sc. programs will be on the candidate's performance in the JEE Advanced examination.

B.Des. Program:

Admission to B.Des course is based on the candidate’s performance in the UCEED examination.

IIT Bombay Postgraduate Admission 2020

At the Post graduation level, IIT-B offers admission in M.Tech, M.Sc., M.Sc./M.Tech. + Ph.D. in various disciplines. The college offers Master’s degree in Design, Management, Public Policy, Urban Planning, and Design.

Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai provides M.Tech course with 16 specializations. M.Tech. + Ph.D. is the dual degree program offered at the Post graduate level. For admission in M.Tech and M.Tech. + Ph.D., the candidate must have clear B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc. (Engineering) or equivalent degree with 60% marks or an equivalent CGPA, from the relevant branch.

The institute also offers an M.Phil in Humanities and Social Sciences.

M.Tech. And M.Tech-Ph.D. (Dual Degree)Aerospace Engineering2 YearsCandidates must have 60% (55% marks for SC/ST) in B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engineering)/M.Sc./ M.C.A./MBBS/ M.Pharm./B.Pharm.
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Earth Sciences
Electrical Engineering
Energy Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science
Materials, Manufacturing, and Modelling
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Systems and Control Engineering
Environmental Science & Engineering
Geoinformatics & Natural Resources
Technology and Development
M.Sc.BiotechnologyCandidate must have B.Sc. degree from a relevant discipline with 55% marks (for general category) and 45% marks for SC, ST and PWD candidates
Applied Geology
Applied Geophysics
Applied Statistics and Informatics
M.Sc.+ Ph.D. (Dual Degree)Environmental Science and Engineering7 YearsQualified B.Sc. degree in Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics 
Energy Science Engineering
Operations Research
M.Des.Animation Design2 YearsCandidates must have Bachelor’s in Design/Engineering/Architecture/Interior Design: 10+2+4 years. BFA (4 Year professional program with entry after 10+2)
Communication Design
Industrial Design
Interaction Design
Mobility and Vehicle Design
Master of PhilosophyHumanities and Social SciencesM.A/M.Com. or equivalent degree with more than or equal to 55% marks.
Master of Urban Design and PlanningUrban Science and EngineeringAtleast 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in B.Tech./B.E and a Valid GATE score.
MPPPolicy StudiesMaster’s or a Bachelor’s degree (post 10+2) in Arts, Commerce with a minimum of 55% marks
M.Mgmt.ManagementBachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in any discipline with 60% marks or more or CA/ICWA
EMBA18 Months

Selection Criteria

For M.Tech./M.Tech. + Ph.D. (Dual Degree)

  • Admission is totally based on candidate’s performance in GATE.
  • Candidate with B.Tech. Degree from IITs with a score of 8.00 (on ­10.0 scale) and above are exempted from the GATE qualification.
  • Candidate can be admitted to M.Tech. program under TA/RA positions through written test and/or interview. 

For M.Sc./M.Sc. + Ph.D. (Dual Degree)

Admission in M.Sc. and M.Sc.+ Ph.D. courses will be based on the score obtained in the IIT JAM followed by the counseling process of the college.

For M.Des.

Admission in M.Des program at IIT-B will be done on the basis of the CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design) score.

For M.Phil. (Humanities and Social Sciences)

Admission will be provided on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the M.Phil. Entrance Test (MET)/GATE/UGC NET/UGC JRF.


For admissionin MPP, candidates can apply by appearing in PET, that is an All India Entrance Test for those who are seeking admission to the MPP Programme at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

For Master of Management and EMBA

  • Admission to the M.Mgt and EMBA courses is based on the score obtained in the CAT exam.
  • The admission will be followed by a performance in the Written Aptitude Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.
  • For admission in EMBA course, a candidate must have relevant work experience to be eligible for admission.

IIT Bombay Ph.D Admission 2020

Ph.D.Aerospace Engineering5 Years

Candidate must have master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology with minimum of 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) and Valid GATE/CEED/JEST (for Physics) score


Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/UGC/NBHM/DBT/ICAR/ICMR/ICPR OR DST INSPIRE Fellowship

Biosciences and Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Climate Studies
Computer Science Engineering
Earth Science
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Energy Science and Engineering
Environmental Science and Engineering
Geoinformatics and Natural Resources Engineering
Humanities and Social Science
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science
Nanotechnology and Science
Policy Studies
Systems and Control Engineering
Technology and Development
Urban Science and Engineering

Selection Criteria

  • Admission to the Ph.D. course is based on GATE/CEED scores followed by the performance of candidate in the personal interview.
  • Institute may also take a written test followed by an interview for admission.
  • M.Tech. + Ph.D. and M.Sc.+ Ph.D. dual degree holders can also apply for this course.
  • Candidates with dual degree, grade point of the last two semesters of the course will be considered.
  • Applicants must have any one of the following: CSIR JRF/UGC/NBHM/DBT/ICAR/ICMR/ICPR or DST INSPIRE Fellowship or a minimum of 2 years of professional work experience.
  • Candidates with UGC–NET Lectureship can also apply for Teaching Assistantship in the Humanities and Social Science Department.












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