IIT Ropar

IIT Ropar

The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar also known as IIT Ropar is a recently established IIT in India. The institute is among the eight newer Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) to exist in the country. Previously, the institute was based on a temporary campus but now it has started operations from its permanent campus at Birla Seed Farms. The institution is located in Rupnagar, Punjab, India.

IIT Delhi is the mentor institute of IIT Ropar but the institution has its own commitment to provide state-of-the-art technical education in a variety of fields and facilitate a transformative learning environment for its students. Currently, the institute has more than 1500 students and close to 160 faculty members. As for the courses, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar specializes in engineering, science and technology education and consists of several academic departments. We will further learn about the institution below.

IIT Ropar Rankings

IIT Roorkee Ranking
Organization Year Rank
NIRF 2019 29
NIRF 2018 22
NIRF 2017 21
India Today 2016 25
Edu Rand 2015 24

IIT Ropar Courses

At present, the institute offers Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) programme which is spread over a period of eight semesters. The program is offered in the following disciplines:

Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The institute also offers M.Tech programme in the following disciplines:

Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

M.Sc programmes are also available for;


M.S(R) programme is available for Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering.  

In addition, the institute has started offering doctoral programmes in the following disciplines.

Engineering: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.
Science: Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics
Humanities and Social Sciences
Biomedical Engineering

IIT Ropar Admissions

Admissions into different undergraduate courses offered at IIT Ropar are given purely on the basis of rank achieved in JEE exams where candidates have to clear both JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams. They also have to appear for JoSAA counseling.

IIT Ropar Cutoffs

IIT Ropar JEE Advanced Cutoff 2018
Category General OBC NCL SC ST
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Electrical Engineering 2352 4822 1320 2073 939 1255 424 470
Chemical Engineering 5625 7931 2898 3547 1536 1720 810 91P
Civil Engineering 5548 8333 2601 3178 1129 1529 287 422
Computer Science and Engineering 1315 2083 558 911 379 649 341 401
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 7989 9590 3440 3992 1796 1984 105P 558P
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 4327 6033 1762 2637 1049 1359 508 597
Mechanical Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) 5448 6700 2240 2855 1260 1498 548 742

IIT Ropar Fee Structure

The fee structure for B.Tech, B.Tech-M.Tech (Dual degree) for semester 1 is given below.

Category Tuition Fee Other Fee Total Fees Fees paid to JEE at the time of seat confirmation Total fees to be paid to IIT Ropar
General / OBC 1,00,000 13,650 1,13,650 35,000 80,150
SC / ST / PwD 13,650 13,650 15,000 150
Income less than one lakh per annum. 13,650 13,650 35,000 Nil
Income between one lakh to five lakh per annum. 33,334 13,650 46,984 35,000 13,484

Hostel Fees

Particulars Amount
Electricity & Water charges (per Semester) ₹1,000
Hostel Seat Rent (per Semester) ₹1,000
Hostel Establishment Charges (per Semester) ₹1,000
Total ₹3,000

There will extra mess charges as well.

IIT Ropar Placements

Over the years IIT Ropar has seen a steady growth in placement. The institution has a good placement record and has seen a successful season with almost all eligible students getting placed. An average package of nearly 12 lakhs per annum was offered with an increment of 10 percent in comparison to the last season.

The top participants involved in the placement program include companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, PayPal, Tata Motors, Coal India Limited, and Mahindra & Mahindra. Many first-time recruiters like Saavn, Practo, Yodlee, TinyOwl, CouponDunia, etc have also been involved in the placement sessions.

IIT Ropar Tech Fest

IIT Ropar not only creates a healthy and active environment for learning but is also focused on promoting extracurricular and co-curricular activities. There are several clubs which students can join and take part in different institute level and well as inter-college activities and competitions. “Zeitgeist” is the annual cultural fest of IIT Ropar that is known for its vibrant celebrations.

FAQ – IIT Ropar

  • What are the best programs to study at IIT Ropar?

The best branches to opt for in IIT Ropar are Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.

  • Does IIT Ropar have a new curriculum?

Yes. The institution is following a new curriculum for Btech Programmes and it is based on curriculum theory and education theories which focuses on practical learning techniques. IIT Ropar believes that this new curriculum will give students a better opportunity to connect with society and address the problems by engineering principles. Further, more emphasis is laid on innovation and creativity.

  • What kind of facilities does IIT Ropar provide?

Most of the students have said that they have comfortable living facilities which have been created to cater to their needs. They have facilities for banks, shops, hospital, library, labs, sports as well as recreational facilities.

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