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Visiting IIT Bombay Campus

Alumni often wish to visit the IIT Bombay campus in Powai to meet friends or visit their hostel. IITBAA Life Members can display their Alumni Card to gain access to the campus - click here for more information on how to become a Life Member.

The following excerpts from the Security Policy document explain the process and rules - please contact alumnioffice [at] for further assistance or clarifications. 

Excerpts from the IIT Bombay - Security Policy Document :


The IIT Bombay Security Section has several responsibilities in providing protection for Institute property, students and employees of the Institute, residents of the campus and visitors to the campus. The aim of the security policy is to define the role of the Security Section in the performance of its duties. The policy has been made keeping in mind that inconvenience to all should be minimized while maintaining reasonable control on access to the campus. Given their important public role, all members of Security Section will strictly maintain courtesy and a professional attitude in their dealings with the IIT Bombay community.


An alumnus is "... a person who has been a student of any regular educational degree program of the Institute, who visits the Institute on any day, but is not an Institute or Professional Guest."


Visitors may be requested to enter his/her particulars in Visitor's register. A gate-pass for the period of visit can be issued, upon request, for any material carried inward by a visitor. This includes vehicle of the visitor. Visitors to the students who have not taken permission for overnight stay are expected to leave the campus before 11:00 PM.  


IITBAA and IITBHF together are committed to providing the best and broadest range of alumni services to alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, spread across the globe. Our mission is to connect IIT Bombay alumni to help them succeed in their careers and lives.

The Alumni Directory is the official database of all data about alumni of IIT Bombay which also functions as an online Yearbook. Alumni can SEARCH and CONTACT fellow alumni by employer, city or area of residence, professional specialization etc. Alumni can add photographs, new and noteworthy items, professional news, family updates, interests and hobbies, memories from IIT days, plans for the future etc. in their Alumni Directory and Yearbook Profile ... more.

Alumni get a personalized forwarding email address which they can change at will. Your username is your lifelong forwarding address. You can get an instant username/password reminder by clicking on the Forgot Password link shown on, or you can write to directory [at] for further assistance with your address or username/password information. You can login at to change your username (which is also your forwarding address) and your actual primary email address at any time.  

The IIT Bombay Job Board is a free job posting site offered by the IIT Bombay Heritage Fund (IITBHF) and the IIT Bombay Alumni Association (IITBAA) to give employers access to thousands of our alumni located across the world.

Mentoring is a great way that senior and experienced professionals can help younger alumni succeed in their careers.

Yellow Pages: The Yellow Pages initiative for alumni of IIT Bombay is a facility to help our alums promote their products or services to potential clients. The Yellow Pages facility allows you to post your own product or service, and search for those being offered by fellow IIT Bombay alumni. Contact yp_team [at] if you have questions.

IITBAA Benevolent Fund: The IITBAA Benevolent Fund has been set up to provide financial assistance to tide over emergencies such as unexpected crisis or major downturns causing undue hardships in their lives. The Fund aims to help persons associated with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, at present or in the past, and their families ... more.

IIT Bombay NGOs: IIT Bombay alumni are actively involved in a wide range of non-profit activities out of a sense of civic duty and because they want to "give back" to society. Note that these activities are volunteer efforts outside the control of IITBHF and IITBAA. As such , these two organizations do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for the activities of these organizations ... more

Alumni Appeals: IITBHF and IITBAA have launched an initiative to help alumni and their immediate families in need of assistance for reasons such as a medical situation, a natural disaster or economic distress. Visit the Alumni Appeals website to learn more. You can contact appeals @ to post items on this website and/or to help with a donation or other means for any appeal made on this website.

Alumni Obituaries: Obituaries for alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, will be published on this website in honor of our departed friends and classmates. Obituaries customarily include the following: (1) date and place of death; (2) a brief summary of career; (3) interests, passions, hobbies, publications, honors and other distinctions the alum would have liked to see mentioned; (4) the names of surviving family members. Please write to obituaries @ with the above information and include a photo if you wish. Kindly note that the information you provide will be used as a basis for the obituary, but not reprinted verbatim.

Financial Aid Program (FAP): The Loan Scholarship Program or the Financial Aid Program (FAP), initiated by the Class of 1981, provides soft loans at minimal interest rates to needy students. The motto of FAP is “To make IIT Education Financially Achievable”. The FAP scholarship is essentially a loan given by past students to the present students, who will repay it back with interest and generous donations for the benefit of future students so as to keep the endowment perpetual and growing.

Helping Hand: This is an initiative of IITBAA to help alumni in need for reasons ranging from a medical emergency to sudden job loss or other such unexpected calamity ... more.

Book Corner: The IIT Bombay "book corner" is your place to check out books by IITB alumni. We are trying to list all books by our alumni. If we miss out on a book by an IITB alumnus/a, please do drop us a mail at webcontent [at]

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