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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar

College Details

It is commonly known as IIT, Ropar was among the eight new IITs that came into existence in the year 2008 by Ministry of Human Resource Development. The foundation stone of the institute was laid by Mr.Arjun Singh. It is located at Birla Seed Farms, Rupnagar, Punjab and the campus spreads on an area of 501 acres of land. Besides the academics the students have a lively campus at Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar. They have well furnished hostels with Wi-Fi facility. The students of the institute take part in inter IIT sports events. IIT, Ropar has a cricket field with three practice pitches, a gymnasium, hockey field, football field, basket ball court, badminton court, athletic ground, two table tennis tables and two volley ball courts. The institute has a library with the collection of 9000 books and thousands of thousands of e-books and e-journals.

Placements

The institute has a Training and Placement Cell which helps its students in recruitment in top notch companies. The placement rate of IIT, Ropar has increased by 10% from the previous year. The placement rate for the year 2014-15 was 74.5% and for the current year 2015-16 was 80.7%. The average salary offered to the students this year (2015-16) is Rs.12.06lakhs/annum. The companies that visited IIT, Ropar campus were namely, Microsoft, PayPal, Google, Axtria, Click labs, RockOn, Amazon, Arsita Networks, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, CouponDunia, Practo, Steelwedge and many more.

Courses

To start with the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar offered four year B.Tech program in Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering. The entrance to the above course is through IIT JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) national level exam conducted by CBSE. IIT, Ropar also offers MS program in Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering. The eligibility criteria for the Computer Science & Engineering program is a valid GATE score and B.Tech/ B.E/M.Sc/MCA degree in computer science or allied branches. To get into MS Electrical Engineering one should have B.Tech / M.Sc degree with 60 percentile of marks in the same field with a valid GATE score or IIT B.Tech degree with minimum 8/10 CGPA score and a valid GATE score. The institute offers two years M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, the eligibility for the same is B.Tech/B.E in the same field with a valid GATE score. IIT, Ropar has Ph.D program in various disciplines of engineering like Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

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