The Student Companion Programme is specifically designed to cater to the needs of PG community of IIT Bombay. The post graduate students in the institute face various issues which are typically non-academic and coalition of academic in nature. These issues need to be addressed, the SCP provides a platform for the students to get help at formal as well as informal lines and also aims at overall development of the student. The current scenario, thus, calls for a Post Graduate student-oriented guidance program which addresses their peculiar needs and helps them in becoming sound scientists, engineers and citizens. The SCP is in effect from the academic year 2011-2012, and is monitored by the Dean AP office. Students are requested to make best use of the resources made available to them by the SCP.
Institute Research Scholar Companion Programme, (IRSCP) is a programme for the PhD Community of IIT Bombay with the primary objective to cater to the needs of research scholars. Companion is a form of kinship relation designed to provide academic and/or non-academic support to each individual research scholar of the institute. Under this program, a group of people is available in each department, called the companions group of the department. A companion will be assigned to every new PhD entrant to the department. They are to help the new entrants regarding issues, whether academic or non-academic. They will guide them by conducting regular interactive sessions. Also, new entrants can approach them anywhere, any time without any hesitation.