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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar

Overview :

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 & Fees :

IIT Ropar offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs such as four-year B.Tech courses, five-year B.Tech-M.Tech dual degrees, two-year M.Tech and MSC programs, and three-year Ph.D. programs in different disciplines.

The details on IIT Ropar courses are tabulated below:

Course Name Eligibility Criteria Course Fee (in Rs)




-Computer Science & Engineering

Qualifying Exam: JEE Main

Minimum 75% aggregate in class 12 with PCM stream.






Qualifying Exam: JAM

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subjects with 55% aggregate






Qualifying Exam: GATE

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subjects with 55% aggregate






Qualifying Exam: GATE/JEE Main/ UGC NET


IIT Ropar Admission Process :

IIT Ropar's admission to UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs is based on the national entrance examination, and then written examinations and interviews are conducted according to the level of the course. IIT Ropar's course admission process starts with applying for the qualification exam. In addition, IIT Ropar follows the Indian government's regulations on ST / SC / OBC / OBCNCL / EWS / PwD student seat reservations.

UG Admission :

  • IIT Ropar provides admission qualifications for 4-year B.Tech courses and 5-year B.Tech-M.Tech dual degree courses based on JEE and JoSAA scores.

PG Admission :

  • :- To qualify for the 2-year master's program, candidates must apply for JAM.
  • :- IIT Ropar admits eligible candidates to participate in a 2-year MTech course based on GATE scores. For IIT Ropar MTech admission, candidates must register on the Common Offer and Acceptance Portal (COAP).

PhD Admission :

  • IIT Ropar admission is based on GATE / JEE Main / UGC NET, followed by written examinations and personal interviews conducted by the college.