About Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT), Ropar

Ropar (Punjab)   Estd : 2008 Approved by : AICTE Type : Government

About Indian Institute Of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar is one of the eight new IITs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to expand the reach and enhance the quality of technical education in the country. This institute is committed to providing state-of-the-art technical education in a variety of fields and also for facilitating transmission of knowledge in keeping with latest developments in pedagogy. hese two areas of focus will enable students to gain exposure to recent trends in their chosen domains of study and gain practical experience through a wide variety of activities the institute facilitates in its own campus and arranges for in collaboration with industry and other institutes. At present, the institute offers Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) programme in the following disciplines: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. This programme is spread over a period of eight semesters and the institute admits forty students in each branch, selected through IIT Joint Entrance Examination conducted every year. In addition, the institute now offers doctoral programme in several disciplines. 

Awards & Rankings

  • IIT Ropar Awarded Top Institutes of India Award 2016 by CSR

It gives us great pleasure in declaring that Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar has been endowed with CSR Top Institutes of India Awards along with the Certificate of Merit during the Awards Night held by Competition Success Review on 24th April, 2016 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi. The Institute feels privileged to be recognized to be on the Top in Excellence in the Education Sector for the year-2016. This exhibits various finer aspects and real growth of the Institute in terms of facilities for Teaching, Learning, Research and Innovation. This event is held every year by Competition Success Review (CSR) Group to felicitate, acknowledge and celebrate excellence in Education Sector.

  •  Ranked 21st  among Top  Engineering Institutes for Research and  Teaching in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2017

Indian Institute Of Technology Vision and Mission

The institute, apart from establishing a robust teaching environment, is keen to facilitate and support cutting-edge research in variety of areas. This aspect, we believe, will enable the students to acquaint themselves with latest developments in their respective areas of study and peruse their own research interests. This would also result in a constant revision of courses that are being taught.

The institute encourages its faculty members to initiate research work and provides an initiation grant and also the basic facilities for its sustenance. It also encourages faculty members to establish collaborative research ventures with other research labs and industry. In this regard, the institute is keen to establish the Central Research Facility. The institute has already started its PhD Programme, so that the research environment is further augmented, expanded, and made even more vibrant.

Director Message

Dear Students, Congratulations on joining the IIT Ropar family. On behalf of the Institute, I welcome you to IIT Ropar, a place where we celebrate youth and excellence and attempt to transform young persons into adults with a sense of social responsibility, human values and concern for environment. We not only strive to train the students to become excellent scientists, technologists, thinkers and leaders of the society, but also help them mould themselves into better human beings. To start with, a 4-year B.Tech programme is offered in three branches, viz., Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with a strength of 40 students in each branch. The curriculum, course structure and syllabus for the first year courses are similar to (but may not be identical to) that in IIT Delhi. We hope that you would use this opportunity to realize your full potential and bring out the best in you. We are sure that the excellent academic environment and the opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities will also help you in developing your personality and in your all-round development. I believe that your education in IIT Ropar will be a fulfilling experience. There would be of course times when you might feel lonely and stressed, especially during the initial phase of your stay here. During these times, I will strongly suggest that you should not hesitate in seeking help from your student mentor, faculty advisor or the Institute Counselor. We will make a genuine attempt in assisting you during the times of your trials and tribulations. We have also set up a special Help Desk for IIT Ropar to help you resolve your problems, through the voluntary efforts of some of our faculty and staff members. You can approach this help desk at any time during your stay at the IIT Ropar campus to address any of your concerns regarding either academic matters or life in the campus. In case of special needs, you are also welcome to seek the help of the Dean of Student Affairs or the Dean of Academic and Research. I sincerely hope that your academic pursuit in IIT Ropar will be fruitful and enjoyable in every aspect and the experiences you gain here and the moments you spend here will be cherished by you all your life. Wishing you the very best. 

Sarit K. Das

Why join

  • Ranked 21st  among Top  Engineering Institutes for Research and  Teaching in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2017
  • Placed 83.16% students with average package of 11.48 Lakh Per Annum for the year 2016 - 2017
  • Received ‘Top Institutes of India Award’ by Competition Success Review, 2016

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Contact Details of Indian Institute Of Technology, Ropar

  • Contact No:
    +91-1881-227078 , +91-1881-223395
  • Email ID:
    meoffice@iitrpr.ac.in
  • Website:
    http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/
  • Address:
    Nangal Road, Rupnagar, Punjab 140001