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. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar started functioning from the academic year 2008-09 from the campus of IIT Delhi, our mentor institute. The Institute currently operates from the premises of Government Polytechnic College for Women in Ropar. The foundation stone laying ceremony for the permanent campus was held on February 24, 2009. In a few months, the institute will be relocated to its own campus, spread over an area of 500 acres on the banks of the river Satluj The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar is ranked 9 best engineering institute in the latest national rankings. IIT Ropar is committed to provide state-of-the-art technical education in a variety of fields. The Institute is facilitating transmission of knowledge in keeping with the latest developments in pedagogy. At present, the Institute offers Bachelor of Technology at UG level in Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil ngineering programmes; M.Sc.-MS (R), MS- (R), M.Tech., and M.Sc. at PG level in Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. In research, all departments are offering PhD Programmes. The Institute has two inter-disciplinary centers on Biomedical Engineering and Materials & Energy Engineering. Four batches of undergraduate students have earned their B.Tech. degrees in the Convocation. In addition,IIT Ropar has awarded several PhD degrees.Presently the Institute has 473 UG, 43 PG and 162 PhD students. The temporary campus for IIT Ropar is equipped with all the required facilities. Classrooms fitted with multimedia, faculty offices and administrative wing are all in place. There are four hostels: three for boys and one for girls. These hostels are equipped with modern dining facilities. Faculty recruitment, creation of laboratories and other support facilities are in full swing. The new campus is under construction and is moving at a fast pace. Campus construction is expected to be completed by mid- 2017. The overall academic system for IIT Ropar is designed to provide science-based engineering education with a view to produce quality engineers and scientists. The curriculum provides broad based knowledge and simultaneously builds a temper for lifelong learning and exploration. The undergraduate programme begins with a set of science and general engineering courses which are reflected in the course plan for the first year. These courses provide a foundation for further discipline-specific topics. The Institute also undertakes a number of research and consultancy projects sponsored by a wide spectrum of funding agencies, including the Government and Industry. The Institute has undertaken major research activities in areas of national importance such as non-conventional energy, sensors, drug delivery, materials synthesis and their modification, image processing, cloud computing, networks, robotics, pattern recognition, renewable energy systems, microelectronics and nanodevices, mathematical biology, fluid dynamics, pure mathematics, quantum optics and quantum control, soft matter physics, ion beam physics, renewable energy, nanophotonics and metamaterials, surface patterning, sustainable energy, biomechanics, nanofluids, complex fluids, nanocomposites, neuro-cognition, financial mathematics and markets, phonetics, etc. The Institute provides adequate funds to the departments and faculty members for the upgradation of laboratories and creation of research facilities. This has enabled our faculty to take up research projects in frontier areas of science and technology. The Training & Placement cell is actively involved in organizing practical training of the undergraduate students and has been playing a catalytic role in finding placements for its final year students. Reorganization of Training & Placement cell is in the process and soon it will be known as Career Development and Corporate Relations Centre IIT Ropar has undertaken the task of redefining its vision and mission and to put a strategic plan to achieve them. It is actively working on overhauling its UG curriculum and introducing new PG courses. In fine, it can be said that IITRopar is in the path of a steep growth in the years to come.
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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 ...