Geotechnical Engineering (Civil Engineering), Master | Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay | Mumbai, India
M.Tech. On Campus

Geotechnical Engineering (Civil Engineering)

24 months
5386 USD/year
798 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This track in Geotechnical Engineering (Civil Engineering) at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay is offered by the Department of Civil Engineering.


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay was established in 1958 and the Civil Engineering Department is part of the institute since its inception. The Department has grown tremendously over the years and is now recognized as one of the major engineering departments in the country. The department has developed strong links with the building and construction industry and academic and research , both with in and outside the country. 

Learning outcomes

Besides high quality teaching and instruction at both UG and PG levels, the Department is actively involved in basic and applied research and consultancy and provides high quality technical advisory support through various R D projects and consultancy to various organizations. The Geotechnical Engineering (Civil Engineering) Department of Civil Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay with its multifaceted faculty continues to maintain and cultivate its strong links with the infrastructural industry and academic and research institutions both within and outside the country.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Soil Structure Interaction
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Environmental Geomechanics
  • Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling
  • Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations
  • Finite Element Methods in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Foundations of Offshore Structures
  • Reinforced Earth and Geotextiles
  • Ground Improvement
  • Marine Geotechnical Engineering
  • Advanced Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Risk Assessment & Management in Geotechnical Engineering 
  • Geotechnical Constitutive Models
  • Plasticity Theory and Applications in Geomechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • Copy of the grade transcripts with the explanation of the assigned grades. (Certified English translation is required, if the document is in other language).
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Bio-Data / Curriculum vitae / Resume
  • Personal particulars of Foreign Scholars coming to India (Click Here )
  • Copy of the passport (page showing your nationality and personal details).
  • Three recommendation letters – at least one recommendation should be about the student’s academic performance issued by a faculty member.
  • Documentary proof to illustrate fluency in English language.    

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2693 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 399 USD per semester during 24 months.

29.600 Rs-national students 

200.000 Rs-international students

Living costs for Mumbai

34109 - 57278 INR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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