About Indian Institute of Technology - Ropar (IIT Ropar)
The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, or IIT Ropar, sometimes also referred to as Indian Institute of Technology Punjab (IIT Punjab) is one of the 8 new IITs which have recently become functional. This new institute was established by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of the Government of India in year 2008. The proposed location for IIT Punjab is Birla seed Farms, Ropar (Rupnagar), district headquarter of Punjab near to Chandigarh. The classes for academic session 2008-2009 were held at IIT Delhi. The Institute is now functional at its transit campus in Rupnagar.