Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar is one of the eight new IITs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The Institute is located in Ropar, the headquarters of Rupnagar district, Punjab. At present, the institute offers Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) programme in Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. In addition, the institute now offers doctoral programme in several disciplines. The classrooms are connected the National Knowledge Network and have facilities for inter-IIT video conferencing.
The institute has collaborations with Aston University, Imperial College, London; an the University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde of the GRPE (Glasgow Research Partnership in Engineering).