Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar] Rankings


Ranked 51 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 45 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Ranked 54 for MBA by NIRF 2020
Ranked 29 for B.Tech by NIRF 2020
Ranked 23 for B.Tech by NIRF 2019
Ranked 23 for B.Tech by Indiatoday 2020
Ranked 38 for Overall by Outlook 2019
Ranked 27 for B.Tech by Outlook 2019
Ranked 601 for Overall by THE 2020
Ranked 501 for B.Tech by THE 2020
Ranked 601 for B.Tech by THE 2019
Ranked 601 for Science by THE 2020
Ranked 30 for Overall by QS 2020
Ranked 31 for Overall by QS 2019
Ranked 1279 for Overall by US News 2020
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar], Patiala - Scholarship Details

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar], Patiala - Scholarship Details

Patiala, Punjab AICTE Estd 1956 Deemed to be University NAAC Grade A+ 33 Questions Answered Ranked 51 for Overall by NIRF 2020+14 more

Scholarship Description

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates


Name of the Scholarship

Criteria for First Year


Value of Scholarship

Proposed Criteria from 2nd year and onwards


Aggregate Marks > 95% at 10+2 level (INCLUDING ALL SUBJECTS TAKEN WHETHER REGULAR OR ELECTIVES) First 35 students irrespective of the branch on the basis of JEE score in the first year.


Tuition Fee + DF waive off

Minimum 8.50 CGPA in all the preceding semester(s) and should not have any backlog. The merit Scholarship-I & II will be awarded on the basis of their AGPA scored in the year of consideration irrespective of marks obtained in 10+2.


Aggregate Marks > 90% at 10+2 level (INCLUDING ALL SUBJECTS TAKEN WHETHER REGULAR OR ELECTIVES) Next 45 students irrespective of branch on the basis of JEE score in the first year.


Tuition Fee Waive off


Gross family income ≤ 8.00 lac. Given on the basis of ascending order of income. Note: Girl students coming from families have no male child will be given preference.


TF + DF waive off

Gross family income ≤ ?8.00 lac. CGPA ≥ 7.00, Income criteria to be followed, No backlog at the time of applying for the scholarship


To deserving cases not covered in “Merit-CumMeans Scholarships_normal” Including girls having ‘Single Girl child status. Gross family income ≤ 8.00 lac. Note: Recommendations of such cases shall be given by DoSA and Committee consisting of Deans shall finalise the scholarships.

5 (maximum)

TF + DF waive off

Gross family income ≤ 8.00 lac. CGPA ≥ 7.00. No backlog at the time of applying for the scholarship.


The candidates admitted in M.E./M.Tech. will be eligible for the scholarship as per the following:

Scholarship from AICTE: - Candidates with valid GATE score, will be considered to receive scholarships only if approved and the amount released by AICTE or any other funding agency (applicable only for intake approved by AICTE).

Scholarship from TIET: - Candidates with valid GATE score who are getting the scholarship from AICTE or from any other funding agency as mentioned at ‘I’ above, shall also be eligible for an additional scholarship of Rs. 5000/- per month from TIET.

Candidates with valid GATE score who are not getting the scholarship from AICTE or from any other funding agency as mentioned at ‘I’ above, shall be offered a scholarship of Rs. 12,400/- per month.

ME/MTech Candidates who are not GATE qualified shall be offered Rs. 10,000/- per month for 10 months in an academic year. A minimum 70% (65% for SC/ST) of marks in qualifying degree will be required to avail these scholarships. For continuation of Scholarship in the second year, a minimum of 8.00 CGPA at the end of the first year will be required with no backlog.


Three merit scholarships, one each of value of full, half and quarter tuition fee respectively, as prescribed from time to time for the general category of M.Sc. students, be awarded to the students in M.Sc. programme wise and year wise. The scholarship will be awarded in the first year (in the second semester) on the basis of performance (CGPA obtained) in the 1st semester. The scholarship will be awarded in the 2nd year on the basis of merit i.e. AGPA of 1st year. The eligible students should not have AGPA less than 8.00 and have no backlog at the time of award of scholarship.

Merit scholarships will be awarded only if the number of students registered in a discipline is at least five.

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar], Patiala : 33 Answered QuestionsView All

• Top Answer By Meghdeepa Mondal on 18-Nov-2020

Ans. PEC Chandigarh is one of the pioneer engineering institutes in Punjab and provides quality education in electrical courses. The institute ranks 68th as per NIRF 2020 Ranking and also one of the oldest and premier institutes. The university is famous for its placement packages and is great for pursuing Electrical engineering.  Thapar Institute of Information Technology (TIET) has been ranked 2nd among 13 Indian Private Institutions by ‘THE’ Asia. They offer both BTech and MTech courses of 4 years and 2 years respectively. The learning process at Thapar for CSE is more inclined towards practical knowledge. Admission Process: PEC Chandigarh The candidates must have a minimum of 75% marks in 10+2 with PCM with a valid score in JEE Main. The cutoff required for Electrical engineering is 12781 - 17622. The total seats allocated is 37 per department.  The course fee required is INR 96,750. TIET The candidates must have 60% marks in 10+2 with PCM with a valid score in JEE Main. The total fee for CSE is INR 3.25 LPA.  The seats available for the CSE course is 60. Placements: Tabulated below are the placement statistics for the institutes: Categories PEC Chandigarh Thapar Patiala (TIET) Placement rate 100% 75% Highest CTC 34 LPA 39 LPA Average CTC 6-7 LPA 7 LPA The top recruiters are Panasonic, Atkins, Schneider Electric, TATA, Philips, Vedanta, Microsoft, JP Morgan, Accenture, Infosys, etc. Faculty PEC Chandigarh comprised 60 members in each department with each of them being cooperative and helpful towards the students.  TIET focuses on the overall development of the students. They deliver the knowledge to the students by following a practical approach and thus helping them to secure a better future. Facilities PEC Chandigarh consists of a central library having a collection of 1.19 books on various topics.  PEC Chandigarh has separate hostels for boys and girls. There are six hostels with four hostels for boys and two for girls. The central library of TIET consists of a collection of 89759 books. TIET consists of eight hostels for boys and five for girls. It depends on the student’s preference of the subject with which they want to move their career further. Thapar Insitute is located in Patiala, on the other hand, PEC is located in the capital city i.e. Chandigarh, which can offer the students great advantages. Read more

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• Top Answer By Karan Luthra on 11-Nov-2020

Ans. Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET) has carved a niche for India’s professional institutes and ranks 6th in Punjab. The institute maintained an average growth of 75-80% of students’ placements every year with 300 approx faculties. Thapar University has been ranked 2nd among the 13 Indian Private Institutions by THE ASIA. It houses more than 11,000 students and consistently provides above 90% placements every year. The institute also offers scholarships worth INR 14 crores.  Admission process:- SLIET The candidates must have a valid 10+2 degree. The candidates must have a score in the SLIET-SET exam. The minimum cutoff required is in the range of 12894-45074. The course fee required is INR 2.67 LPA.  The total intake is 267. Thapar University The admission in BTech requires a minimum score of 60% marks in 10+2 with science stream.  JEE Main is compulsory for admission in BTech.  The percentile required is 90. The total seats allocated are 300. The fees required is INR 3.24 LPA.  Placements:-  SLIET always maintains 75-80% campus placement every year. A total of 192 placement offers were made to the students of SLIET in 2019. CSE received the highest amount of placement of 80%. Thapar university maintains a good placement record of 90% every year. In 2019, it witnessed a participation of 264 prominent companies and the BTech candidates get the highest amount of placement.  Categories SLIET Thapar University Highest package  INR 9 LPA INR 43 LPA Average package INR 4 LPA INR 8.5 LPA The top recruiters are Cognizant, Infosys, Hindustan Unilever Limited, TCS, Samsung, Honda, Coca Cola, Mother Dairy, Godrej, IBM, Adobe, etc.  SLIET being a government university, has better infrastructure and is much ahead of Thapar University. The fees at SLIET are much lesser than Thapar University.Read more

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• Top Answer By Mora Venkata Krishna Moha on 30-Oct-2020

Ans. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology has been ranked 29th amongst top engineering colleges in India by NIRF. While IIT Dharwad hasn't been ranked yet by NIRF. The table below provides information on some of the popular courses at both institutes and student strength for the same: Particulars IIT Dharwad Thapar University Course Fee structure (total) Seat intake Fee Structure (total) Seat intake M.Sc Engineering 1.5lacs 70-80 3-4 lacs 400+ B. Tech 8.8 lacs 170 8-17 lacs 3100+ Campus: Thapar University It is spread over 250 acres, accommodating around 6000 students.  International collaborations for academics, research projects and other allied activities with universities like Kumamoto, RMIT, Brown University. IIT Dharwad The main campus is under construction as of now, proposed to be spread across 530 acres, the students have to stay in a transit campus. Hence, all facilities cannot be availed yet. Placements: IIT Dharwad: Since the institute is new, the first batch graduated in 2020 with the highest PPO offered by Microsoft at INR 80,000 per month. The highest package offered to CSE students was INR 15 lakhs per annum Average package offered was INR 8 lakhs per annum. Of the total students who applied for placements, 90% were placed in 2020. Top recruiters include Adobe, Amazon and Microsoft amongst 30 others Thapar University: About 264 different recruiters visit the institute annually and the college has a stellar record of 90%+ placements for the last six years. The highest package offered at the institute is INR 43 lakhs per annum with 971 students placed so far. About 90% of the B. Tech students and 60% of the MCA students are placed annually. Companies like Infosys, OYO, HSBC, Azcom, Wipro, etc. hire students every year. Finally, when it boils down to making a choice between the two institutes, students should consider their area of interest, accessibility, facilities offered. While IITs do have a brand name, Dharwad is relatively newly established and on the other hand, Thapar University does provide promising placements and is one of the oldest private institutions.Read more

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• Top Answer By Angana Nath on 29-Oct-2020

Ans. 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: Particulars Thapar DTU PDPU DAIICT Basic Fees 3.25 LPA 1.61 LPA 2.53 LPA 1.97 LPA Entrance JEE BASED JEE-Based JEE-BASED/GUJCET JEE-BASED/ GUJCET Reservation 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 2455 2370 780 390   Admission: 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. Facilities 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. Placements 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 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. PDPU 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. DAIICT 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.Read more

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• Top Answer By Meghdeepa Mondal on 28-Oct-2020

Ans. NIT Srinagar is a government-funded public university, whereas Thapar University is a privately owned institution. NIT Srinagar is considered an institution of national importance. Thapar University is ranked number 2 among private institutions in India by The Asia. Placements: NIT Srinagar: NIT Srinagar CSE students usually receive almost 100% placement. Major IT companies are present every year to recruit top CSE student talents. Some of the famous recruiters are Wipro, Infosys, Amazon, Oracle, Capgemini, Oxigen, Pinnacle, HP, etc. The average annual CTC offered is around INR 9 LPA. The highest CTC offered was around INR 17 LPA. Thapar University: CSE students of Thapar University have bagged 100% placements consistently for the last 6 years. There were 264 recruiters present last year who offered jobs to students. The prominent recruiting companies were Oracle, Wipro, Western Digital Corporation, TCS, General Electric Digital, Microsoft, Infosys, IBM,, JP Morgan, XION Advertising, etc. The highest CTC offered was INR 43 LPA while the average CTC was around INR 8.5 LPA. Faculty: NIT Srinagar has a teaching faculty of 185 experienced teachers. The student strength is around 2500 which makes for a good student-teacher ratio. Thapar University has a highly qualified faculty with most of them having PhDs. The teachers are quite co-operative and encourage interactive classes. Study & Environment: NIT Srinagar: NIT Srinagar, apart from being a scenic place, also has very good infrastructure for CSE students. Other facilities include separate hostels for girls and boys, a sports centre, and a healthcare facility inside the campus. All the students are admitted based on merit and hence the level of intelligence will be high. Thapar University: Thapar University is situated on a vast 300-acre campus in the heart of the city and has more than 11,000 students. There is a fully air-conditioned computer lab with high-speed wifi that has a capacity of 300 students. There are also plenty of sports & recreational activities available to students. Both of these institutions are excellent choices for pursuing a career in CSE. Go through all the above factors thoroughly and choose a college based on your interests.Read more

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