Founded in 1958, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the metropolis of Mumbai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Maharashtra. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 58 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. IIT Bombay also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.