Which is better among Thappar, DTU, PDPU, and DAIICT?

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angana nath October 29th, 2020

Thapar University is a top-ranking NAAC 'A+' graded Indian Pvt University with a NIRF rank of 27. It is one of the Top 50 Engineering Colleges of India.

DTU is another top-ranking Government College securing 62nd NIRF Rank and counted among the top 100 engineering colleges of the country.

Gujarat based PDPU is a well-reputed private university securing 177th position by NIRF 2020. 

91st NIRF ranking DAIICT is among the top 100 engineering colleges.

The table given below gives a brief overview of the institutions:






Basic Fees

3.25 LPA

1.61 LPA

2.53 LPA

1.97 LPA







70% - JEE Main 

30% - 10+2 percentage

85% - Delhi Category

15% - Outside Delhi Category

ACPC - 50%

All India - 35%

NRI - 15%

All India - 35% 

GUJCET - 50%

NRI/NRI Sponsored- 15%

Total Seats







  • Aspirants must have a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in 10+2.
  • DTU: Candidates will be registering their courses online by visiting the DTU's official site. BTech admissions will be done through JEE Main score followed by JAC Counselling.
  • PDPU: For PDPU admissions, candidates must fill the application form and submit the required credentials. Allocation of seats will be based on merit, preference, and seat availability.
  • DAIICT: A valid score in the JEE Mains entrance test is mandatory for DAIICT admission. Candidates will be shortlisted based on counseling and the score obtained in the previous examination.


  • Thapar University: It supports the digital library, advanced accommodation conveniences, speed wi-fi, well-equipped health care facilities for the students.
  • DTU: Lyngby Campus possesses numerous student cafeterias, stores, a library, and unique conveniences such as DTU Skylab. Students will have easy access to Portalen and CampusNet 24x7.
  • PDPU: It provides its students with a well accessible digital library, a variety of laboratory services, and an IT equipped information center. 
  • DAIICT: It has an incredible laboratory, seminar halls, medical facilities, sports, and cultural complexes.


Thapar University

  • The majority of Thapar students get enlisted by IBM, Oracle, Wipro, Infosys, Royal Bank of Scotland, Western Digital Corporation, Arcesium India, TCS, Bajaj Auto, Schneider Electric, Microsoft, and many more.
  • The highest package offered to the students was 43 LPA whereas the average package was 7 LPA.
  • The students were offered a total of 264 placement offers.
  • The university recorded an 87% placement rate in the recent placement drive.


  • DTU is ranked no. 1 in a placement category by Outlook India. 
  • The software & IT sector bagged the highest number of offers. 
  • Google, Microsoft, McKinsey&Company, etc are some highly-reputed companies that recruit DTU students every year.
  • The highest package secured by the students was 1.02 CPA while the average package was 11.17 LPA.
  • A total of 99 placement offers were made with a 50% overall placement rate.


  • The highest package offered to the students was 14 LPA while the average package was 7.02 LPA.
  • The university recorded a 65% placement rate with a total of 100 offers made
  • Companies especially from Energy & Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, and other sectors prioritize PDPU students for recruitments. 
  • However, Hansa Group, Federal Bank, Wipro, Indian Oil are some of its major recruiters.


  • The highest package secured by the students was 39.3 LPA whereas the average salary was 10.16 LPA.
  • A total of 147 offers were made by the recruiters.
  • The university recorded a 95% overall placement rate.
  • Google is a top recruiter in DAIICT. Other major recruiters include TCS, Accenture, Amazon, Facebook, and Flipkart.

These are the major highlights of all the four top colleges, having good campus life and offering decent placement opportunities to its students. It's your turn to decide now.



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