IIT Ropar: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Shubhi Shriti Shubhi Shriti | Nov 13, 2023
Shubhi Shriti
Shubhi Shriti

Updated on - Nov 13, 2023

Latest Updates for IIT Ropar

  • 06 December 2023 :

    GATE 2024 detailed examination schedule has been released. Exam is set to be conducted from Feb 3 - Feb 11, 2024.

  • 02 December 2023 :

    JEE Advanced 2024 information brochure has been released. Registration to commence from Apr 21, 2024.

IIT Ropar was set up in 2008 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It is one of the 23 IITs in India under the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. It is one of the 8 new IITs and got its stature as an autonomous institute of national importance in 2011 after the amendment in the IIT Act. Its permanent campus covers 525 acres and features Indus Valley Civilization architecture. The institute has been given the highest Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) rating, the rating given to a building based on its long-term performance. The institute stood at the 22nd rank in the NIRF 2022 rankings. JEE Main 2024 exam dates have been released by NTA. JEE Main 2024 Session 1 exam will be conducted between January 24, 2024 and February 1, 2024, whereas the session 2 exam will be held from April 1, 2024 and April 15, 2024. The registration process for JEE Main will start in December 2023 (tentatively). IIT JAM 2024 exam will be held on February 11, 2024. GATE 2024 exam between February 3, 2024 and February 11, 2024.

The admissions to IIT Roopar are currently active and done on the basis of JEE (Advance) score. The registration for JEE Advanced will be open from August 7 to August 11 and the exam is scheduled for August 28. Candidates who have qualified for the JEE Mains exam are eligible to apply. The admissions to M.Tech courses have begun based on GATE. The GATE 2023 registrations will begin on August 31 and the exam is scheduled to be conducted in February 2023. The registrations for IIT-JAM 23 will begin on September 7, candidates are advised to check the official website for further details. 

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IIT Ropar Quick Insights

IIT Ropar by the NIRF is ranked 31st in the engineering category. There are 11 academic departments, one transdisciplinary center, and one DST Technology Innovation Hub at the institute. The highlights of the institute such as accreditation, courses offered, infrastructural facilities, etc are mentioned below

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Ropar 
Year of Establishment 2008
Type of University Autonomous/Public
Recognition UGC, AICTE
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate & Doctoral
No. of Courses 27
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
Entrance Exams Accepted JEE AdvancedGATE JAM
No. of Students 1920
No. of Faculties 174
Campus Area 501 acres
Location Ropar, Punjab, India

IIT Ropar Ranking

IIT Ropar in 2022 has been ranked by QS and Times Higher Education. With a 43.6–45.5 overall score, it is ranked 351–400 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The institute is ranked 225th among Asian institutes in the QS Asia Ranking 2021. Following are the rankings of the institution

  • IIT Ropar is ranked 22nd in Engineering Category by NIRF 2022.
  • The institute has achieved the 35th position in the Overall category of NIRF ranking 2022.
  • IIT Ropar was ranked 19th in Engineering Category by NIRF 2021.
  • 225th in the QS Asia Ranking 2021.

IIT Ropar Courses

IIT Ropar offers various degrees in the field of engineering and science. Its main curriculum is B.Tech, which is available in seven different specialities at the undergraduate level. In addition, in the mechanical engineering area, the institute provides a B.Tech-M.Tech dual degree program. The following is the list of the courses offered at the institute

Department Course
Engineering B.Tech, M.Tech & PhD
Science M.Sc, PhD
Humanities PhD

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IIT Ropar Departments

IIT Ropar offers a variety of specializations, the college provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. Part-time and full-time courses are available at the Institute. A five-year integrated B.Tech + M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering is also available at the college. The departments at the institute are mentioned below

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

IIT Ropar Admission

Indian Institute of Technology [IIT], Ropar admission 2023 is under process, just like all the other IITs, it will be purely based on the marks and merit of the students. The admission processes in all the courses in the insitute are carried out online after the interested candidates appear for an appropriate eligibility test like JEE/ JAM/ GATE. The candidate also must pay the required fees for applying online.

IIT Ropar Eligibility Criteria

IIT Ropar offers admission to only those who meet the college's eligibility standards. The college's application form can be found on its official website. The following is a list of some of the courses provided by the institute, along with their qualifying requirements

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed 12th standard with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology.
  • Candidates must have cleared the IIT JEE exam.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in a relevant stream.
  • Candidates must have a valid GATE Score.

PhD Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have a master's degree in a relevant field with 60% marks.
  • Candidates must have a valid GATE/ IIT JAM/ UGC-JRF/ NET/ CSIR-JRF/NBHM or equivalent exam score, as per the specific requirements of the specialization.

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Why Choose IIT Ropar?

IIT Ropar in 2018 was ranked 22nd by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) among India's top engineering institutes for research and teaching. For the academic year 2017-2018, 90.2 percent of students were placed, with an average annual payout of 11.77 lakh rupees. Competition Success Review awarded the 'Top Institutes of India Award' in 2016. 

IIT Ropar Academic Advantages

IIT Ropar provides various academic advantages to its students making it a good choice for students. Some of the academic advantages of the institute are given below

  • For career discovery, personality development, and campus recruitment, it has its own training and placement division.
  •  It has a full-fledged library of over 17000 books along with thousands of electronic books and journals. It operates on the Online Public Access Catalogue that enables to search for volumes easily.

IIT Ropar Cutoff

IIT Ropar cutoff 2022 exactly like all the other IITs, will also weigh the entrance test score (JEE, GATE etc.) of the candidate more and give lesser importance to the 12th standard scores. The cutoff score is also dependent upon the category of the candidate and disabilities of student (if any). For courses having interviews in their selection process, like Ph.D, the interview score will also affect the cutoff.

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IIT Ropar Result

IIT Ropar result 2022 for admission will be announced after the results of the IIT-JEE, GATE, examination will be out and students can check the results on the official website of the exam controller. Students can check the semester results from the official website of the IIT Ropar and from campus. 

IIT Ropar Infrastructure

IIT Ropar shifted to its Rupnagar permanent campus in 2019. The new campus has an area of 501 acres. IIT Ropar campus is full of modern infrastructure required for overall growth and learning of the students. It has an ideal learning environment set up for its students, both the residents and the commuters, due to the quality and quantity of infrastructure facilities available. Following are the facilities available for students at the campus

  • Central Library
  • Residential Complex
  • Healthcare Center
  • Sports Complex
  • Gymnasium
  • Hostels
  • Guest House

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IIT Ropar Placements

IIT Ropar placements 2022 are concluded. A total of 81% of students were placed at IIT Ropar placements in 2022. The placement percentage at the institute in 2020-21 was 84.96%. A total of 96 pupils were placed out of a total of 113 students. The highest package offered during the placements 2022 is INR 50 LPA and the average package offered is INR 15.85 LPA.

The list of recruiters visiting the institute is as follows

Amazon Arista Codenation DE Shaw
Flipkart Futures First GE Healthcare Gemini Solutions
Goldman Sachs Isgec Jugnoo KRG Strategy Consultants
Nutanix OYO Rooms Paytm Indian Navy
Redpine Signals Saavn Samsung Tata Motors
MSCI L&T Maruti Suzuki Microsoft
Texas Instruments Zomato Truechip Phonepe

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IIT Ropar Scholarships

IIT Ropar scholarships are offered for enabling deserving students to complete their education and pursue further studies, it offers many freeships. These are aimed at not only the financially poor students but also to the backward class students like SC and ST. Some of the offered scholarships also are based on the past academic record of the students. It offers the following scholarships/ freeships to its deserving students.

  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship.
  • Institute Free Studentship.
  • Scholarship provision for Students of SC/ST Category.
  • Scholarship for EWS Students.

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IIT Ropar Collaborations 

IIT Ropar collaborations with institutions throughout the world have been profitable in terms of teacher and student exchange programs, as well as R&D for science and technology advancement. Following are some of its collaborations

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institutes
UK Aston University
University of Glasgow Scotland
Canada Simon Fraser University
England Imperial College of London
Ontario University of Ontario
Taiwana National Chiao Tung University

National Collaborations

  • National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand.

IIT Ropar Faculty

IIT Ropar faculty is around 174 in total with the members having an average of 10-15 years of work experience. The faculty to student ratio is 1 : 8. The faculty members are people who have excelled in their fields and have completed their education from renowned institutions from all over the world.

IIT Ropar Alumni

IIT Ropar Alumni Association has been developing and maintaining relations with the alumni of IIT Ropar since 2013. Since then, it has always initiated mutually beneficial activities and interactions between the alumni and the students of the Alma Mater. Some of those initiatives are Alumni Student Mentorship Programme, Graduate School Application Review, Alumni Book Donation Programme etc. The association also conducts alumni meets at the alumni awards distribution ceremonies to foster deep relations between the alumni. Following are few of the notable alumni of the institute

Notable Alumni Profession
Dr. Jaswinder Singh Assistant Professor at Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala
Dr. Rajesh Sharma Assistant Professor at Delhi Technological University
Dr. Devi Prasad Dash Assistant Professor
Dr. Pankaj Dwivedi Assistant Professor
Dr. Gulab Chand Potter Assistant Professor
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IIT Ropar Highlights

Institution Type Autonomous/Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:8
Total Faculty 174
Year of Establishment 2008
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 1920
Campus Area 501 acres
Recognised by UGC

IIT Ropar Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#22 in 2023 Engineering
#11 in 2023 Engineering
#20 in 2023 Engineering
#11 in 2022 Engineering

IIT Ropar Courses & Fees 2023

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹8,58,200 4 Years
MTech ₹27,140 2 Years
MSc ₹21,020 2 Years
PhD ₹15,000 3 Years

IIT Ropar Courses and Fee Structure

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IIT Ropar FAQs

Which course is the best in IIT Ropar?

A variety of courses is available for students at IIT Ropar. B.Tech is the flagship program of IIT Ropar. Admission to the B.Tech program is based on JEE Advanced scores.

Is a written test required for the Ph.D. program at IIT Ropar?

No, for the Ph.D. admission procedure, IIT Ropar may or may not offer a written test. A written test is not necessary for those who have a valid GATE score/GATE/CSIR NET/UGC NET/DBT qualification. The Interview round, on the other hand, is required of all candidates.

What is the admission criteria for admission to IIT Ropar?

IIT Ropar considers scores obtained in JEE Advanced for B. Tech and GATE for M.Tech. Other Exams accepted by it are CEED, UCEED & JAM.

Will students receive the GATE result 2023 through courier or post? (

No, the GATE result 2023 is published only online on its official website - gate.iitk.ac.in. Students will not receive the result via post or courier.

For how long is the GATE Result 2023 valid?

GATE results are valid for 3 years after the release date.

IIT Ropar Reviews

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Bhawna Paliwal Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Mar 29, 2018
3.5 Placements
4 Fees
4 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
4 Campus

Placements & Internships : Have not done any internships yet. The average salary is 11-13 lacs per annum. Highest salary this year was 33 lpa

Entrance Exams & Admissions : You need to clear JEE Advanced to get into this institution and get a rank under 5000 to get core br

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Simran Sandhu Batch 2017 M.Sc Mathematics
Reviewed on Jun 21, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria to get into Indian Institute of Technology is to graduate with any course IITJAM examination score is taken into consideration for admission 

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Murtaza Shairo Batch 2018 M.Sc Physics
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria for joining Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is clearing the IIT JAM exam and passing the graduation with 65% of marks.

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Deepak Sharma Batch 2016 M.Sc Chemistry
Reviewed on Oct 21, 2016
4 Placements
3.5 Fees
4.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
4 Campus

Placements & Internships : Since in MSC no batch is pass out so no idea of placement in IIT, Ropar But in B.tech I got a satisfying package,  an average of 7-8 lacks per anum.

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Ayush Khemka Batch 2016 B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering
Reviewed on Jan 19, 2016
3 Academics

Academics & Faculty : Daily routine is quite flexible. Classes are held between 8 am and 6 pm. Surprise quizzes are held to check the knowldge being imparted to students. Regular assignments containing questions pertaining to real life problems are r

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  • Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Ropar - Nangal Rd, Hussainpur, Rupnagar, Punjab 140001
  • www.iitrpr.ac.in

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