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IIT Punjab-Ropar



Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar is among the eight new IITs to become operational. The temporary campus for IIT Ropar is set up with all the facilities as like class rooms fitted with multimedia, faculty rooms and administrative wing. There are three hostels; two for boys and one for girls equipped with modern messing units. Faculty recruitment, creation of laboratories and other support facilities are in full swing. The Institute is operating from the transit campus at Ropar from this session and has started the classes from 18th August 2009. The Government of Punjab has provided 500 acres of land at a scenic location near the banks of Sutlej river for IIT Ropar. Appointment of consultants and architects for building the new campus has begun.


The Institute with 40 students each in the disciplines of Computer Science, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering started running from its mentor institute campus at IIT Delhi from 23 July, 2008.
In its first year, i.e. academic year 2008-2009, three programmes will be offered; these are:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering


Admission to these programmes is through the JEE and students are admitted after completing 10+2 schooling. For details on JEE, click here.


IIT Punjab is located at Rupnagar (formerly known as Ropar) town of the district Rupnagar.Rupnagar town, the district headquarters is 42 km. from Chandigarh, the state capital. Rupnagar is well connected by road on National Highway NH-21. The Delhi-Ambala-Una railway line passes through Rupnagar and provides good rail connectivity. The nearest airport is at Chandigarh at a distance of about 60 km. The Satluj river passes close to Rupnagar.


Director Prof. M.K. Surappa
 Tel. (91)1881-223391(O)
 Tel. (91)1881-223393(Fax)
 E-mail: [email protected]
 Dean of Academic and Research Prof. B. K. Dhindaw
 Tel. (91)1881-227083
 Mob. 9878723013
 E-mail: [email protected]
 Dean of Student Affairs Prof. B. D. Gupta
 Tel. (91)1881227078
 Mob. 9878719936
 E-mail: [email protected]
 Registrar Mr. A. Palanivel
 Tel. (91)1881-227078 (O)
 Mob. 9478157510
 Fax (91)1881-223395
 Email: [email protected]
 Deputy Registrar Mr. A.N. RamaChandra
 Tel. (91)1881-227088 (O)
 Mob. 9478202233
 E-mail: [email protected]
 Transit Campus Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Punjab
 Nangal Road, Rupnagar (Ropar)
 Punjab 140001


IIT Punjab has advertised for application to PhD programs. Click here for notification.


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