IIT Ropar (also known as Rupnagar) is one of the eight new IITs established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in 2008. The IIT Ropar was set up with an aim to expand the reach and improve the quality of technical education in the country. The leading institute has successfully increased its students’ strength from 650 (2015) to more than 1100 currently and strives to increase the number to 2500 students by 2019. IIT Ropar is committed to offering state-of-the-art technical education in various fields with world-class quality education. This will enable students to gain skills and exposure to changes in their preferred field of study.
The technical institute has key departments such as Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Mechanical, Civil, Mathematics, Physics and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering among others.