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IIT Ropar Admission 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on June 10th, 2021 by Pratima Khatri

IIT Ropar is accepting applications for admission to the M.Tech Programme in the departments of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering for the academic 2021-22. IIT Ropar will accept the GATE score for the program.

Following are the key points related to the admission procedure for M.Tech:

  • For General Category, the opening and closing GATE ranks for admission are 811 and 717 respectively. However, the rank varies from department to department.
  • Candidates are required to check the eligibility before choosing their department of work.
  • Candidates are required to register on COAT (Common Offer and Acceptance Portal) 2021 before applying.
  • The application form costs around 500 INR for Gen/EWS/OBC category and 250 INR for SC/ST/PWD category.

IIT Ropar ranks 25th among the top engineering colleges in India as per the latest NIRF report. Besides M.Tech, IIT Ropar also offers B.Tech, M.Sc., and Ph.D. The admission process for PhD has begun, and the last date to apply is April 12, 2021.

The admission process for B.Tech is based on JEE Advanced, NET, and GATE scores.

IIT Ropar Admission Dates 2021

Event Date
Beginning date of form submission March 21, 2021
Last date of form submission (M. Tech) April 16, 2021
Last date of form submission (PhD) April 12, 2021
Date of written test and/or interviews (PhD) May 2021
Results announced To be Declared

IIT Ropar Admission 2021: B.Tech

The admission for M.Tech at IIM Ropar is based on JEE Advanced score. There are several specializations available in the program having different eligibility criteria for the same.

The following table gives a better idea about the specialization:

Specialisations Eligibility
Chemical Engineering Candidates must have scored 75% in the 10+2 board exams having Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects. They should also hold a valid JEE Advanced scorecard.
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mathematics and Computing
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

IIT Ropar JEE Advanced 2019 Cut Off

Department General OBC EWS SC ST
Mechanical Engineering 8692 3501 930 1977 988
Civil Engineering 9826 3350 996 1729 513
Computer Science and Engineering 2049 1010 190 709 433
Electrical Engineering 5057 2218 503 1200 614
Mathematics 3293 1280 356 1037 488
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 11546 4070 1245 2285 1126

Documents Required for B.Tech Application:

  • Two passport photographs of the applicant (in JPEG format)
  • Signature of the applicant in digital form
  • Caste Certificate (EWS, OBC, SC/ST)
  • Valid Photo ID such as Voter ID, Aadhar Card.
  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet.
  • JEE Advanced scorecard.

IIT Ropar Admission 2021: M.Tech

The process of admission to M.Tech at IIM Ropar is based on the GATE score. There are several specializations available in the program having different eligibility criteria for the same.

The following table gives a better idea about the specialization:

Specialisation Eligibility Criteria Seats
Chemical Engineering Candidates shall hold a BTech/B.E/M Sc with valid score of GATE 12
Water Resources and Environment Candidates shall hold a B Tech/B.E in Civil, Environmental, Water resources, Agricultural Engineering and related areas with valid score of GATE 15
Computer Science and Engineering Candidates shall hold a B.Tech /B.E/MCA or M.Sc in with valid GATE score in Computer Science and information 20
Communication and Signal Processing Candidates shall hold a B. Tech./B.E or M. Sc. in the appropriate area, B.Tech. from IITs with CGPA more than 8.0 (SC/ST 7.5) are eligible to apply without GATE 15
Microelectronics and VLSI Design Candidates shall hold a B.Tech /B.E or M.Sc. in Electronics and Communication Engineering or Computer Science Engineering or equivalent with a valid GATE score. 15
Power Engineering Candidates shall hold a B. Tech./B.E or M. Sc. in the appropriate area. 15
Manufacturing Engineering/ Mechanics and Design, and Thermal and Fluid Engineering Candidates shall hold a B.Tech./B.E in Mechanical Engineering or relevant area 45
Biomedical Engineering Candidates shall hold a B.E/ B. Tech with 60% aggregate marks and a valid GATE score. 15

IIT Ropar GATE Cut Off for 2021

The following table show the 2020 GATE closing rank for the purpose of admission –

Department General OBC SC ST
Artificial Intelligence 717 605 457 336
CSE 721 478 457 325
CBME 578 381 443 285
Chemical Engineering 489 529 263 294
Civil Engineering 581 609 393 345
Power Engineering 656 551 456 300
Micro & VLSI 690 636 482 417
Thermal Engineering 676 670 440 297
Manufacturing Engineering 658 621 420 310
Mechanics & Design 676 642 424 261

Documents required for M.Tech:

  • Two passport photographs of the applicant (in JPEG format)
  • Signature of the applicant in digital form
  • Caste Certificate (EWS, OBC, SC/ST)
  • Valid Photo ID such as Voter ID, Aadhar Card.
  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet
  • Bachelor degree’s mark sheet/certificate
  • Master’s degree certificate, if applicable.
  • GATE score card

IIT Ropar Admission 2021: M.Sc

The institute offers a 2-year program in Master of Science. Three specializations are available for the same.

The following table depicts the specialization along with the eligibility criteria:

Specialisation Eligibility Criteria
Chemistry The candidate shall have a valid JAM scorecard. They shall also have scored a total of 55% aggregate marks in their Bachelor’s degree with Chemistry as one of the main subjects.
Mathematics The candidate shall have a valid JAM scorecard. They shall also have scored a total of 55% aggregate marks in their Bachelor’s degree with Maths as one of the main subjects.
Physics The candidate shall have a valid JAM scorecard. They shall also have scored a total of 55% aggregate marks in their Bachelor’s degree with Physics as one of the main subjects.

IIT Ropar JAM Cut Off List 2021

Department 1st Round 2nd Round
Maths 351 367
Physics 393 444
Chemistry 417 450

Documents Required for M.Sc:

  • Two passport photographs of the applicant (in JPEG format)
  • Signature of the applicant in digital form
  • Caste Certificate (EWS, OBC, SC/ST)
  • Valid Photo ID such as Voter ID, Aadhar Card.
  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet
  • Bachelor degree’s mark sheet/certificate
  • JAM scorecard

IIT Ropar Admission 2021: PhD

The admission process for PhD at IIM Ropar began on 21 March 2021. The last date for submission of the application form is 12th April.

The following table represents the several departments that are offered under full-time PhD course:

Department Key Areas Eligibility
Civil Engineering Structural Engineering Bachelor’s and master’s degree from an appropriate area of study
Geotechnical Engineering
Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering Computer Architecture M. Tech, ME, MS or Exceptional candidates with B. Tech/B.E degree in computer science and engineering or related areas with valid GATE score.
IoT, Wireless Networks, 5G, SDN, Blockchain
Data science ,etc
Electrical Engineering Microelectronics and VLSI Design; Electronic packaging M.Tech/M.E./M.S.
Signal, Image and Video Processing;
Wireless Communication, Wireless Networks,etc
Chemical Engineering Catalysis and Reaction Engineering. Master’s degree in Chemical/ Biochemical/ Petroleum/ petrochemical/ Polymer Engineering or Technology
Polymers, Nanomaterials and Water Treatment
Interfacial Engineering and Multiphase Flows
Mechanical Engineering Mechanics & Design (MD) Master’s degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/ CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification
Manufacturing Engineering (MF)
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Fracture and Fatigue of materials Master’s degree in relevant Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in relevant Engineering/Technology.
Atomistic Modelling of materials (DFT) with AI
Modeling of steelmaking process through EAF route

Documents required for PhD:

  • Passport-sized photograph of the candidate
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Class 10th and 12th Marksheet
  • Bachelor’s degree or final mark sheet.
  • Masters Degree or final mark sheet
  • GATE scorecard
  • NOC and Experience certificates, if applicable.

How to Apply IIT Ropar?

  • Go to IIT Ropar Official Website and register yourself.
  • After registration, a verification email will be sent to your email ID.
  • Click on the verification mail, set the password (which can be changed later)
  • The application form shall appear next, and you’re required to type all the necessary details and click on the ‘submit button.
  • Pay the application fee online. ‘Take a print out of application form for future reference.

IIT Ropar Admission: FAQs

Ques: How many men to women get enrolled at IIT Ropar on average?

Last updated on June 10th, 2021

Ans: As per the latest NIRF report, the total number of male students at the institute is 1244, whereas the number of female students is 438. Hence the ratio of male to female students would be 3:1. It means every year an average of more male students is enrolled as compared to female candidates.

Ques: How many times can a student attempt the JEE Advanced Exam?

Last updated on June 10th, 2021

Ans. A student can appear twice in the JEE Advanced Exam to clear it and get enrolled in a course like M. Tech.

Ques: What is the course fee for PhD at IIT Ropar?

Last updated on June 10th, 2021

Ans: The course fee for M Tech at IIT is INR 14200 per semester

Ques: Are there any scholarships available at the institute?

Last updated on June 10th, 2021

Ans: Yes, several scholarships are available as financial aid for the students at the institute. For instance, the GATE fellowship at the rate of INR 12400/- p.m. (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) will be awarded to Indian Nationals doing the M. Tech Programmes, subject to Institute rules.

Ques: What is the fee for the application form for PhD?

Last updated on June 10th, 2021

Ans: The fee for General/EWS/OBC applicants is INR 200, while the fee for reserved candidates is INR 100.


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