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
|Dean of Academic and Research|| Prof. B. K. Dhindaw
|Dean of Student Affairs|| Prof. B. D. Gupta
|Registrar|| Mr. A. Palanivel
Tel. (91)1881-227078 (O)
|Deputy Registrar|| Mr. A.N. RamaChandra
Tel. (91)1881-227088 (O)
|Transit Campus|| Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Punjab
Nangal Road, Rupnagar (Ropar)
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