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Visiting IIT Bombay

From the MUMBAI Airport

Mumbai's airport is called Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA). There are two terminals namely Domestic and International. You can take the following to reach IIT Bombay from the airport: (i) taxi (cab), (ii) prepaid taxi if you wish to absolutely avoid a tout), and (iii) auto-rickshaw. IIT Bombay is situated in a suburb named Powai. The cabs and the auto-rickshaw operate all the time. Taxi or prepaid taxi can be booked at the airport. Auto-rickshaws do not have any booking. All these ply by the meter.

From the Railway Station

There are five railway stations from which you can take an auto-rickshaw (if available) or a taxi (cab). From far-off stations, there is also local train connectivity; however, they might be exceptionally crowded during office hours. The nearest station to IIT Bombay is Kanjurmarg (West) or Vikhroli (West). From the station, taxi or auto-rickshaws can be hired for IIT Bombay.

The five railway stations are:

  1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (CSTM)
  2. Dadar Terminus
  3. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Kurla (LTT)
  4. Mumbai Central Terminus
  5. Bandra Terminus

  • BEST buses from Kanjurmarg West to IIT Powai Main Gate: 396ltd, 403ltd, 425ltd, 409ltd, 398ltd, 496ltd, 346ltd, 425, 424, 422, 461ltd, 307, 459ltd, 460ltd
  • BEST bus from Bandra Terminus to IIT Powai Main Gate: 422
  • BEST buses from Andheri (Agarkar Chowk) to IIT Powai Main Gate: 496ltd, 445ltd, 392, 185, 336, AS-522 (air-conditioned)

At the IIT Gate

You will be required to present an identification document with your photograph (passport / identity card issued by your organization / driving license etc.) at the Main Gate, while entering the campus. If you are carrying a laptop, you need to obtain a temporary gate pass as part of IIT Bombay security regulations. Security regulations at IIT Bombay require every visitor to obtain such a temporary gate pass every time he/she brings a laptop into the campus.

Direction to EE Department office

From IIT Maingate

Once you have reached the Main Gate of the institute, ensure you collect your visitors pass and declare all electronic belongings on the same. Now, drive/walk down for approximately 800m, passing Gulmohar building on your left and take a right just before the security kiosk, between the School of Management and the Computer Center Building (currently under construction). Turn left with the road, the buildings on your immediate right are the Electrical Engineering Department. The EE Office is in the Girish Gaitonde Building on the 2nd Floor.

From IIT Market Gate

From the market gate, aka Y-Point in IIT, come down straight with Kendriya Vidyalaya on your left. Continue following the school boundary till the road junction at Girls Hostel No 10. Turn right and drive/walk down for about 200m and take a right just before the security kiosk, between the School of Management and the Computer Center Building (currently under construction). Turn left with the road, the buildings on your immediate right are the Electrical Engineering Department. The EE Office is in the Girish Gaitonde Building on the 2nd Floor.

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