51st Mood Indigo

Mood Indigo, the annual cultural fest of IIT Bombay, has been around for 50 glorious years. It’s a celebration of life and art. Students and artists come together, and share and celebrate all forms of art including music, writing, plays and more. Mood Indigo will conduct its 51st edition in a first-of-its-kind hybrid mode on the 29th and 30th January, 2022.

The Evolution and Future of Energy

A virtual panel discussion by eminent alumni from the Chemical Engineering department of IIT Bombay will focus on energy transition, present-day technology innovations, future trends, and the role of chemical engineers in this transition. This webinar series is an initiative of IIT Bombay’s Chemical Engineering alumni of the batch of 1990.


  • Rohit Patwardhan, Engineering consultant, Saudi Aramco (M. Tech ChE, IIT Bombay 1995)
  • Partha Maitra, President, Strategy & Initiatives, Reliance Industries Ltd, (B. Tech CheE, IIT Bombay 1975)
  • Amit Pathare, Founder and President, Feyn Partners, (M.Tech CheE, IIT Bombay 1995)
  • A.K Suresh Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering IIT Bombay


Mr. Neeraj Sethi, Country leader, Baker Hughes (B.Tech CheE, IIT Bombay 1994)

Mathematics Olympiad 2022

The Mathematics Association is organizing the 37th Mathematics Olympiad on Sunday, February 13, 2022. The Mathematics Olympiad is a stage for youngsters to challenge themselves and test their mathematical knowledge and skills. The goal of the Mathematics Olympiad is to stimulate enthusiasm and love for mathematics in students, strengthen their mathematical intuition, foster mathematical creativity, and provide satisfaction, joy, and thrill of facing and overcoming mathematical challenges. Students from class 8th -12th are eligible for the Olympiad.

E-Mobility Workshop

An E-Mobility Workshop will be held virtually in February 2022. The workshop will bring together the best of technology and research undertaken in the field of Electric Vehicles, both at IIT Bombay, and globally.

Interim Convocation Day

IIT Bombay conducts interim convocation ceremonies for students who need to graduate earlier than the annual convocation date, so that they can pursue jobs or advanced degrees elsewhere. The interim convocation ceremony for 2021 was held in a hybrid mode (3D virtual reality enabled) with only a few degree recipients present because of the pandemic.

The Institute will celebrate its 60th Interim Convocation Day on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

Foundation Day

IIT Bombay celebrates its annual Foundation Day on March 10. The foundation stone for the internationally recognized Institute was laid by the Late Shri Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, then Prime Minister of India, on March 10, 1959. Since then, the Institute has grown from strength to strength and is now recognized as one of the premier engineering institutions in the world.

The Institute will celebrate its 63rd Foundation Day on Thursday, March 10, 2022.

Performing Arts Festival 2022 (PAF 2022)

The Performing Arts Festival 2022 (PAF 2022) is the largest intra-college competition held at IIT-Bombay. Students from IIT Bombay organize and perform in the plays during the festival. PAF allows students to explore the unexplored and unleash their creativity by giving them a chance to act, dance, assist with production design and more. Students adapt popular plays in English and Hindi, produce, direct and perform them on the night of the event.

To register for the event: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fFydzn5LM2hgwyFOxGs0-yKLUVDt490rZnLeEZwl2kY/viewform?edit_requested=true

Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) 2022

Greetings from IIT Bombay!

It is my pleasure to invite you to the above mentioned event. Thanks to the active participation of its alumni, IIT Bombay has been a pioneer in establishing the FAN network with the sole purpose of attracting researchers from across the globe to develop solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in science and technology. The FAN meeting brings together IITB faculty as well as IITB Alumni that are in faculty positions in the US (as well as industrial researchers on both sides), to meet and deliberate on emerging areas of research, and nucleate collaborative programs. We cordially invite you to participate in the 2022 edition of the FAN meeting being held in the US.

We envision being amongst the top 50 institutions in the world within the next decade and believe that accomplished individuals such as yourself can play a key role in this journey. We would be delighted to host you at the meeting and look forward to a fruitful engagement.

Register here:


 *Should you seek further clarification or have any questions, please reach out to Dipti Datye at dipti.datye@acr.iitb.ac.in

With best regards,

Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay

Low-Cost Diagnostics for Affordable Healthcare

Wadhwani Research Centre for Bioengineering at IIT Bombay is organizing a one-day event on “Low-cost diagnostic for affordable healthcare.” The event seeks to brainstorm ideas with various stakeholders involved in the development of technology and develop low–cost diagnostic solutions. This program will include a few short talks, dedicated networking and brainstorming sessions and a panel discussion on ‘Bottlenecks and potential solutions to translational innovation in low-cost diagnostics’, which will be moderated by Dr Abdur.

Kindly note all participants are requested to present a poster of their projects to initiate the discussion.

Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdoBJbdYPCgtXb8THvPElX7I0YYNLFoIiVwQqyGWI-fXjLPIg/viewform

Link to submit poster abstracts:


Tribute to Prof. Ramaswamy Subrahmonia Ayyar

IIT Bombay and the family of late Prof. Ramaswamy Subrahmonia Ayyar, including his wife, Mrs. Parvathy Subrahmonia Ayyar, and their daughters, Mrs. Ranjani Saigal and Dr. Jayashree Subrahmonia, have come together to set up two initiatives to continue his legacy at the Institute.
a) Instituting a Chair Professorship in the Civil Engineering Department
b) Naming a conference Room in the Civil Engineering Department
The late Prof. Ayyar joined IIT Bombay in 1958 and was one of the Institute’s founding faculty members. He was well-known on campus for his stellar contributions to the field of structural engineering. He had a larger-than-life personality and was deeply admired by his students for his unique teaching style. As Dean of Academic Programs, he was also instrumental in introducing several far-reaching policies that positively impacted the Institute.