Established in 1958 as an institute of national importance, IIT Bombay is recognized worldwide as a leader in the field of research and education in engineering and the sciences. The mission is to build on the tradition of learning and scholarship, cultivate a culture of excellence, and create an ambience in which new ideas and creativity flourish. The dynamic and constantly evolving academic program reflects the institute's commitment to stay in tune with the expanding frontiers of knowledge worldwide. The institute also gives equal importance to extracurricular activities with a focus on the overall development of its students to equip them to face the challenges of the highly competitive corporate world. The Placement Office (nodal point for placements at IITB) or the Placement Cell (a body of student representatives) sends invitations to companies/organizations along with relevant information to conduct campus interviews for their requirements. Read more at the placement office page.