IIT Ropar

Stats & Ranking:
NIRF 2019: Ranked 9th
Established in 2009 (it is a new IIT)
525 Acres Campus


Connectivity:
By Air:
The nearest airport, is in Chandigarh, about 60 kilometers (2 hrs. journey) from
Rupnagar.
By Train:
The Delhi-Ambala-Una railway line passes through Rupnagar. The duration of the journey
is around 6 hours from Delhi.
By Road:
The town of Ropar, is 42 kilometers from Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab.
It is about 290 km from Delhi through highway.

Fees:
Per Semester
Institute Fee: Rs. 1,13,650
Hostel Fees+ Mess Fees: Rs. 29,000 —— Total: Rs, 1,42,650


Mode of Admission:
JEE-Main followed by JEE-Advanced
Apply through JoSAA Counselling

Streams Offered and Seat Matrix:

Placements:
Amazon, Google, Microsoft, PayPal, Arista Networks, Texas Instruments, Larsen &
Toubro, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Coal India Limited, Anglo Eastern Ship
Management, Steelwedge, Axtria, and Click Labs were some of the major recruiters this
year.
Average Package Offered : 14.56 LPA
Companies providing internships at IIT Ropar include: Amazon, Goldman Sachs,
Microsoft, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, BHEL & Hindustan Petroleum.
International Universities that provide Research Internship to students of IIT Ropar:
Singapore University of Technology and Design, University of Bremen, Germany; National
Taiwan University, Taiwan; National Institute of Material Science, Japan; Instituto de
Microelectrónica de Sevilla (IMSE-CNM) Spain
Signed MoUs are:
• Saitama University, Japan
• Aksaray Üniversitesi, Turkey
• Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
• UNDL Foundation, Switzerland
• Macquaire University, Australia
• University of New South Wales, Australia
• University of Ontario, Canada
• Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany
• Cardiff University
• Suny Polytechnic Institute, New York
• Simon Fraser University, Canada
• Missouri university of Science and Technology, USA
• Binghamton University, USA

Faculty:
• Faculty is not the same as the teachers you used to have in your coaching
institutes.
• There are some professors who have great knowledge but fail to deliver.
• But, there are some exceptions also. Some professors are very good at teaching
and have good knowledge.
• Low student:faculty ratio is a relief.
• As for teaching assistants, 4 out of 5 T.A are bad. They know less than you but your
lab and quiz marks are in their hand.

Hostel:
• 2 for boys, 1 for girls
• Earlier, in the transit campus, 4 students used to live in a single room, now you get
a single or double room
• 1st year Boys are accommodated in CHENAB west wing(newly constructed);while
the 1st year Girls in Ravi Hostel for the academic session 2019-20.
• Facilities include: Barber shop, Laundry service(paid), gymnasium, TV room, RO
filtered water, Bathroom with geyser (shared between two rooms) , Individual
cupboards for storage , Study table, high speed Internet is available in each room.

Hostel Mess:

• Food is edible
• If you are very hungry, you’re gonna like the food.
• Snacks are also served, which is unique to IIT Ropar
• Food is better than IIT- Delhi, Kanpur & Bombay
Facilities:
• The lecture halls at IIT Ropar are well air conditioned. The capacity of lecture hall
varies from 80 to 200 students. All of them have the facility of projector and
screens along with wide boards.
• IIT Ropar has an air conditioned central library that remains open for 24 hours. The
students are allowed to access the library anytime they want. The library contains
2.85 lakh books.
• IIT Ropar has all the major clubs: Dramatics club, Dance club, Photography club,
Music club, Literary club, Fine arts club, Coding club, Robotics club, etc.

Alumni:
• As it is a new institute, alum network is still developing
• Mr. Sri Ram , scored a 100 percentile in CAT exam
• Mr. Aayush Bahuguna, works at Facebook (USA) (1st from IIT Ropar)

Sports Facilities:
2 Basketball courts
4 Tennis courts
1 Cricket ground
4 Volleyball courts
1 Football ground
2 Badminton courts
1 Athletics ground
1 Hockey ground
2 Table Tennis courts

Miscellaneous:
• ZEITGEIST is the annual cultural fest of IIT Ropar. Mohit Chauhan has performed
here
• Consulting companies like BCG, McKinsey and Bain don’t usually visit here
• Moreover, a number of graduates are going for higher studies in reputed institutes
such as The State University of New York, Purdue University, Northwestern
University, University of Southern California, University of Michigan and the IIMs.

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