Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

IIT is one of the most coveted colleges for engineering and research and its seats are most sought after by students and IIT Bombay is a small township in itself and is located in Powai Mumbai. All the details related to the admission procedure is broken down into a step by step format for your convenience.


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Admission 2015-2016

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Eligibility:

The candidates who wish to apply for this course should have given JEE Main and Advanced and should have completed H.S.C (10+2). The board marks will be normalized on the basis of an appropriate formula.

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Admission process:

After the results of Jee Advanced are announced the candidates can apply for admission into the course. The IITs formulate a merit list based on JEE Advanced scores. After which it is a five step process

(1) Registration on JEE Advanced Website
(2) Payment of counseling  fees
(3) Submission of photocopies of documents to the zonal IITs
(4) Choice filling
(5) Counseling and Allotment


Step 1: Online Registration

The candidate has to firstly register on the JEE Advanced Counseling Online Portal and fill the required details as per the JEE admit card along with the password. After the completion of this process the website will automatically create a user id that the candidate has to retain and use for further correspondence.

Step 2:Payment of Counseling Fees 

The next step after registration is the payment of counseling fees of Rs 1000/- which is non-refundable using either credit/debit card or ATM card or the National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT). The candidate can also fill and lock choices only after payment of the counseling fee.

Step 3:  Documents to be sent to zonal IIT

The candidate is required to send the following documents to their zonal IITs by speed post to the chairman. The zonal IIT is the IIT the candidate receives the admit card from.

  • The filled application form: the application form should be duly filled along with a recent Colour photograph pasted on it. The form is also available online and can be downloaded from the JCOP site.
  • Medical Examination report: The medical examination report form can be downloaded from the JCOP site by following “Documents tab”. The form has to be filled and signed by a registered medical practioner.
  • Attested copies of mark sheet and certificate: the candidate should send attested copies of mark sheet and certificate of passing the qualifying examination. If the qualifying result is awaited the candidate will be admitted provisionally and the candidate is required to send a duly filled undertaking.
  • In addition to the afore mentioned documents if the candidate belongs to any OBC (NCL),SC,ST categories or DS sub category the candidate must provide a duly attested photocopy of the respective category/sub-category certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • If the candidate is a foreign national they should send an attested photocopy of the page in the passport that contains name, photo and nationality.

Step 4: Online Choice Filling:

After the registration of candidate and the payment of fees the candidate needs to login to the JCOP using the User-ID, password, and the JEE registration number that’s printed on the admit card. After which the candidate can enter the choices of courses in order of preference. The allocation of courses is based strictly on the basis of the candidates all India rank (AIR) as well as the courses you have opted for. Do note that the choices the candidate fills in the JCOP site are final and cannot be changed and thus the candidate should fill a large number of choices in decreasing order of preference.

Step 5 : Counseling and Course allotment

The candidate will have to go through two rounds of course allotment and they will need to login to the JCOP to find out which courses they have been allotted if any and if they have been allotted a course the candidate will then have to pay a non-refundable Registration fee of Rs. 40,000/- or Rs. 20,000/- for SC/ST by a specific date to accept the offer of admission. The fees can be paid either via credit/debit/ATM card or the NEFT and this amount will be adjusted towards the fee to be paid at the time of admission. Do note if the fees are not paid within the stipulated period the seat will be allotted to someone else and you won’t be considered for the second round.

After the registration fees are paid the candidate gets provisional admission translating that the candidate will either be allotted the current course or upgraded to a course that’s higher up on the list if vacancies are available. That’s the second round of the procedure.

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Important dates

Online Registration 2nd May – 7th May 2015
Admit Card Download 11th May – 14th May 2015
Discrepancy Rectification in Admit Card 11th May – 14th May 2015
Exam Date 24th May 2015
Answer key declaration 8th June 2015
Result 18th June 2015

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Contact details:

Address: Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076

Phone: 22 2572 2545


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