Students Activities Centre
If you are a sports enthusiast, the SAC has a gymnasium,
a squash court and facilities foe gymnastics. You
can also play TT, carrom, chess and bridge. SAC
also houses facilities for various hobbies like
- HAM radio equipment, Electronics Club, et al.
There is also an Open Air Theatre (OAT) in the
SAC. This is used for open air programmes (after
The huge Convocation Hall is used for a variety
of purposes. Most of the cultural activities like
the PAF, MI, etc take place in this hall. Apart
from the yearly convocation, weekly movies are
also screened in the convo. The room behind the
Convocation Hall houses the Music Room where a
variety of music instruments (even a piano).
There's an SBI Branch (9:45 am to 1:45 pm, week
days. 9:45 am to 12:45 pm on Saturdays). Saraswati
Co-op. Bank Branch (8:30 am to 12:30 pm on weekdays
and 8:30 am to 11:30 am on Saturdays). Canara Bank,
in the Cafeteria Building. (9:00 am to 3:00 pm
on weekdays and 9:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturday).
It is well - equipped, computerized branch, assuring
instant deposits and withdrawls - saving a lot
of your precious time.
A Post Office is situated at the Y - Point Gate
(YP). Timing : 9 a. m. to 5 p. m.. (Postal Orders,
Registration, etc upto 3 p. m. only).
There is a market at YP both inside and outside
the campus. (No wonder its called the market gate
by bus conductors). Apart from this there is a
Co-op (IIT Consumers CO-op. Society) in the MB
(Main Building) fro books and stationery. Books
are also available at YP.
There's a cycleshop near H8 & a cobbler's shop
The laundry guy often comes to the hostel, otherwise
there's one behind H8.
The IIT Printing Press prints many of our students
publications among other things like printing the
full stationery, brochures, forms, etc. for any
purpose relating to IIT.
The Industrial Design Centre (IDC) has its own
auditorium which they allow to use for conducting
instiute seminars, lectures, etc, besides screening
a weekly movie on Thursdays, an activity of the
IDC Movie Club, for which membership is available
to the non - IDCians at a sum of Rs.50 per semester.
Hills and Lakes
The campus of IIT Bombay is one of the most beautiful
campus in the world. Nature has bestowed us with
two lovely lakes and two hills to make the atmosphere
all the more serene and exotic. One of the lakes,
Powai, also supplies water to most parts of Bombay.
The other lake, Vihar, is surrounded from all sides
by the hills, making the sunset the most lovely
to watch; while Powai suffices one's eyes' appetite
and refreshes the mind by offering the view of
the sunrise and the reflections of the changing
colours of the sky in water.
IIT Bombay has a large and efficient security force,
offering its services to all the buildings, including
the residential areas, the gates, et al. Security
kiosks are present at accessible distance from
all points in the campus.