One can reach IIT Ropar by different means.
The nearest airport, is in Chandigarh, about 48 kilometres from Rupnagar. Any interested visitor wishing to come to Rupnagar/Ropar could take a flight from his/her respective place to Chandigarh if direct flight to Chandigarh is not available then a flight from Delhi to Chandigarh. There are regular running flights from the capital to Chandigarh. Further one can take a taxi or a bus which would take about 1.5 hours on the higher side to reach the Campus of Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar).
Train is one of the cheapest and comfortable means to travel. There are regular trains plying between Delhi and Rupnagar.The Delhi-Ambala-Una railway line passes through Rupnagar. The duration of the journey is around 6 hours from Delhi. Anyone wishing to visit the campus may also take a train from his/her place to Ambala or Chandigarh and then a taxi ride or one can board a bus to the IIT Ropar campus just takes around 1-1.5 hours. Daily trains between Delhi and Roopnagar(ROPAR)..
|Train Number||Train Name||Departure From Delhi||Arrival at Ropar|
|12057||Jan Shatabdi||14:35 (New Delhi)||20:22|
|14553||Himachal Express||22:55 (Old Delhi)||05:16|
|Train Number||Train Name||Departure From Ropar||Arrival at Delhi|
|12058||Jan Shatabdi||06:26||12:00 (New Delhi)|
|14553||Himachal Express||22:55||05:30 (Old Delhi)|
From all over India there are multiple trains to Chandigarh (56 kms from IIT Ropar) and Ambala (80 kms from IIT Ropar). Ropar railway station is around 1 KM from IIT Ropar campus. A cycle-rickshaw or auto are easily available on railways station to IIT Ropar.
All buses going towards: Mandi, Manali, Nangal, Una, Anandpur Sahib go via Ropar.
In addition to Mandi, Manali, Una buses, all buses going towards Amritsar, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur go via Ropar.
Ropar bus stand is around 1.5 KM from IIT Ropar. It is better to get down at old bus stand of Ropar as it slightly nearer. From there one can go for a cycle-rickshaw or auto are easily available.
One can also travel by road on his own vehicle the roads are quite good.
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This institute has a lot to offer for its students, in terms of academics, co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities. With the increased opportunities, often come related problems like stress, anxiety or depression. On face value, these problems might seem trivial, but they end up affecting us in a negative manner. Hence, we should reach out for help. There is nothing to lose.
IIT Ropar houses a great councelling cell consisting of excellent counsellers. Here is an attached PDF for details about IIT Ropar's Counselling cell.