IIT-JEE Admissions 2019-20

IIT-JEE Admissions 2019-20

20-fold rise in IIT-B students going abroad for exchange

PUBLISH DATE 19th February 2017

The number of IITBombay students going to foreign universities on exchange programmes has increased by over 20 times in the last 12 years. In 2005, only two students went to the National University of Singapore for a semester to explore the country. The number has now gone up to 42 now.

A majority of the 205 students who have participated in such exchange programmes since 2004 are from the electrical engineering department (52). Singapore's National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are the most sought-after among IIT-B students, accounting for one third of the outbound exchanges.

From the dual degree programme, 126 students