Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET) has been accredited with grade’ A+’ by NAAC and has been ranked 2nd among 13 Indian Private Institutions by THE Asia. It has 6 schools, 8 departments and 8 centers offering various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. The TIET centers are there for the academic requirements of the University. Admission to the courses is done on the basis of merit scored in previous qualifying examinations. The University also accepts scores of management national level exams like GMAT, CAT, XAT, CMAT, etc.
TIET has two campuses – Patiala and Dera Bassi, housing more than 11,000 students over a 300 acres campus area. These are equipped with modern amenities to ensure that students have access to the best resources for learning, research, sports and personality development. TIET students are picked up some of the best industry names. The placement has been consistently above 90% for the last six years. The highest package for 2020 was recorded at INR 43 Lacs. TI also offers scholarships worth INR 14 crores.
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|Type of University||Deemed-to-be University|
|Campus Area||300 acres|
|Accreditations and Affiliations||NAAC with ‘A+’ Grade, ABET, AICTE, NBA|
|Type of Programs||UG, PG, and Doctoral|
|Admission Criteria||Merit and Entrance Based|
|Total number of Students | Faculty | Alumni||8500+ | 307 | 24000|
|International Linkages||Trinity College, Dublin|
|The University of Waterloo|
TIET offers academic programs at the undergraduate level leading to BE/BTech degree, at the postgraduate level leading to MCA, MBA, ME, MTech, M.A. Psychology and Integrated BE-MBA degrees and at the doctoral level, Ph.D. degrees. The institute also offers some courses with the collaboration of international institutions to offer world-class education programs.
|Course Name||Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|B.Tech||Intermediate graduate with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates)||JEE Main or Merit-based|
|M.Sc.||Bachelor’s degree in the science stream with 60% (55% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate with the relevant subject||Merit-based on marks of Class 12thand graduation|
|MCA||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in aggregate with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Class 12||Merit of the entrance test conducted at University level|
|M.E||Graduation with at least 60% (55% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate||GATE Followed by an interview|
|M.A Psychology||Bachelor in Psychology/B.Tech. with 55% marks in aggregate and with Psychology as one of the subjects (50% for SC/ST)||Merit-based on marks of Class 12thand graduation|
|MBA||Graduation/post-graduation in any discipline with 50% marks||CAT/MAT/XAT/NMAT/ CMAT/GMAT + GD + Interview|
|Ph.D.||Master’s degree in relevant discipline with 55% marks OR qualified NET (UGC/CSIR)||Entrance exam conducted at the university level|
Eligible candidates can apply for admission to the University through the official website of the university. Fill the complete details and then take the print out of the form as it will be required at the time of document checking during counseling. In case, the application fee is paid through DD then the application form along with DD should reach the “In-charge Admission Cell” Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala – 147004 on or before the last date. In the case of offline payment, challan facility is also available.
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Tabulated below are the reservation criteria of the University:
|Categories||% of reservations||Total seats|
|SC/ST from Punjab||25%||197|
|SC from other states||17.5%||138|
|ST from other states||7.5%||59|
|Backward class from Punjab||5%||39|
|Sportsperson from Punjab||2%||16|
|Foreign Nationals/ NRI||15%||236|
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology offers scholarships under many categories. Each course has each merit scholarships for the students who are partaking admission in the institute. TIET offers a total of 75 scholarships to deserving and meritorious students. Other organizations like Indian Oil, Vimlasons Charitable Foundation, A.C.Khanna-Balraj Chexal, Government of various states also offer scholarships to the students of the University. The college also offers scholarships worth rupees 14 crores to its students.
GATE Scholarship for M.E/ M.Tech students up to INR 17,400 per month.
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TIET has a placement cell to conduct placement drives for graduating students for all branches. Recruiting companies from the Public sector to Private organizations come to TIET for placements.
Highest Package 2020: INR 43 LPA | Average Package 2020: INR 8.5 LPA
Note: TIET students are picked up some of the best industry names. Placements have been consistently above 90% for the last six years.
|Year of Placements||Companies Visiting||Total Students Placed||Total Offers|
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Given below are some of the facilities offered by the university to cater to the needs of the students:
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Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology is known to be one of the oldest and finest educational institutes of India. It was established in 1956 and has a campus area of 250 acres located in Patiala. TIET is located in Patiala and known to be a pioneer in Engineering education, research, and innovation. The alumni have stood out in varied fields such as business and industry, administrative and regulatory services, research and education, and social and human rights organizations.
Listed below is a brief about the faculty members at the university:
Dr. Dilbagh Singh Broca
Prof. B. Sreekumar Pillai
Dr. Amjad Ali
Dr. Bonamali Pal
Dr. (Ms) Kiran Ravi
Know more: Thapar University Faculty
Ques. What are the courses offered by Thapar University?
Ques. How can I apply to various programs offered by Thapar University?
Ques. Do the Indian students need to take the Online Entrance Test for admission to UG programs?
For admissions to B.TECH. (Bio-Technology): The admission is done as per merit prepared by Thapar University on the basis of NEET.
Ques. What are the specializations offered under BTech?
Ques. What is the application fee of Thapar University?
Ques. What is the rank of Thapar University?
|B.E||₹3.25 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 60%|
|B.Tech||₹3.25 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 60%|
|M.Tech||₹1.82 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 60%|
|M.E||₹2.01 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 60%|
|M.C.A||₹2.06 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 60%|
|M.A||₹1.13 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.E + MBA||₹3.64 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 60%|
Ans. B.Tech degree in Computer Science is the most favorable degree of the students in both colleges. For the BTech CSE program, admission is made on the basis of marks students had in Joint entrance exam mains or the basis of class twelfth marks in both the colleges. Here are the few details available for the course at Thapar University vs Manipal University. Particulars Manipal University Thapar University NIRF ranking for BTech 154 123 Course fee 12.9 lakhs 13.23 lakhs Total seats 60 100 Placement details: Manipal University: Placement offers are made by companies such as Amazon, Infosys, Wipro, TCS, IBM, Deloitte every year with the highest package going up to 45 lacs per annum. Every year more than 80% of the CSE students got placed in reputed international and Indian companies. Every student of the university has to maintain a minimum of 75% attendance in the classroom as this too affects the overall impression of the student during placements. Thapar University: The average salary offered inside the campus is around 3.4 LPA while the highest package is as high as 50 lacs. 87% of CSE students were placed in the top companies of India and abroad including Dell, Google, Amazon, HP, and others. On average, every year more than 100 companies visit the campus during the placement drive. Thapar University has got better and experienced professors with an average experience of more than 4 years. The Laboratories are fully functional and updated in both the universities. In addition, Manipal also gives the opportunity to learn various foreign languages courses in the classroom. To sum up, both the colleges are very well reputed and organized along with great opportunities. So the selection of college should be done wisely after looking at every aspect mentioned above.Read more
Ans. NIRF has ranked Thapar university and LPU in 51th and 99th respectively. Both Thapar University and LPU is a renowned private university. Given below is a brief comparison between the two institutes. Category Thapar university LPU Established 1956 2006 Accreditation NAAC ‘A’ grade, ABET, NBA, AICTE ACU, ACBSP, UGC Admission JEE Main LPUNEST or JEE Main B.Tech specialization 10 16 Course fee (1st-year fee) 3.25 lakhs 1.37 lakhs Average CTC 4.3 LPA 4.2 LPA Highest CTC 7 LPA 7 LPA Top recruiters Amazon, Microsoft, DE Shaw, JP Morgan, Infosys, etc. Google, Microsoft, Accenture, Amazon, IBM, Cognizant, etc. Thapar University is one of the oldest institutes in Punjab with a strong alumni network. One of the alumni is a professor at Virginia Tech, the alumni are CEO of various companies. Compared to that, LPU is a new institute yet created a mark in a very short period of time. Both the institutes are reputed and have their own perks. You should select the institute that offers a better program for your branch of choice.Read more
Ans. Both Thapar University and Manipal University are renowned private universities of India in engineering. Which makes it difficult to choose one institute over the other. The below-mentioned details will give you a clearer picture of B.Tech in computer science programs at both universities. Category Thapar University Manipal University NIRF Ranking 29th (Engineering category) 8th (Overall) Fees(1st year) 3.25 lakhs 3.35 lakhs Selection Process JEE Main Manipal Entrance Test (MET) Average Package INR 14 LPA INR 7.2 LPA B.Tech in Computer Science at Thapar University allows the students to gain extensive knowledge through research-driven training in major research areas of computer science. The average placement rate of Thapar is over 80%, 200+ recruiting companies visit the campus each year. Over 150+ students get an opportunity of interning and working with top companies like IBM, Samsung, NVIDIA, DeShaw, Adobe. With 23 core computer labs, a gaming and animation lab, a motion capture lab, and over 10 research and industrial project labs, Thapar University is incredibly popular worldwide for its varied research avenues, well-trained faculty, and innovation. B.Tech in Computer Science at Manipur University has an average placement rate of 75%, students get placed at major companies like Google, Amazon, Oracle, etc. The student exchange program with universities like Hochschule Bremen, Queensland University of Technology, provides exposure to the students. Both colleges have their own perks. You should choose the university that is best suited for you.Read more
Ans. AMU is government funded while the rest are private which contributes to the infrastructural and cultural differences otherwise all are almost at par with each other. Thapar and Manipal have world-class sport-complexes. It is on the individual’s determination and hard-work to make a career. The table given below gives a brief overview of all the institutes: AMU VIT SRM MANIPAL THAPAR ESTABLISHED 1935 1984 1985 1957 1956 NIRF RANKING 39 15 32 45 29 FEES 19,000 PER YEAR 7.83 LACS (TOTAL) 10 LACS (TOTAL) 15.50 LACS (TOTAL) 17 LACS (TOTAL) AVERAGE PACKAGE 8.7 LPA 7.25 LPA 4.5 LPA 7.2 LPA 7 LPA HIGHEST PACKAGE 15.5 LPA 41.6 LPA 41.6 LPA 22.3 LPA 39 LPA TEACHER TO STUDENT RATIO 1:20 1:50 1:35 1:15 1:30 ADMISSION AMUEEE VITEEE SRMJEEE MET JEE MAIN Zakir Husain College of Engineering Technology is the engineering department of AMU. The statistics denote that for CSE and ECE the placement rate has been mostly over 85%. Key highlights of the placement session are: Average placement rate over 60% Over 160 students got job and internship offers from many reputed companies like TCS, Infosys, IBM, JK Techno soft, HCL, Wipro, and PSU's which include ONGC, IOCL, NPCIL also participate in the recruitment drives. VIT ensures a high ROI and made a mark in the Limca Book Of Records for having placed the highest number of students in the IT sector for seven consecutive years. Key highlights about the placement session are: 6180 offers were made by over 600 corporations, Bank of America, Cognizant, HP, PayPal being the major recruiters Wipro made the highest recruitments with CTC of 6 LPA Over a 1000 internship offers were made SRM provides the students with industry exposure by organising bootcamps, hackathons and inviting recruiters to offer internships to pre-final year students. Placement statistics of previous academic session are: TCS, Cognizant, Wipro, Infosys made over 4000 offers Barclays made 25 offers offering CTC OF 10 LPA Average placement percentage was over 60 In Manipal University, the semester abroad programme allows students to gain global exposure and expand the horizon of knowledge by spending a semester interning and training under faculties in universities like Ohio State, Curtin, RMIT. Other notable placement statistics are: 100+ recruiters took part in the hiring process making over a 1000 offers Average placement rate over 75% Cisco, BOSCH, IBM, HSBC were the major recruiters Thapar University increases the employability of the students by organizing over 150 industry provided training projects and industry-institute interaction programmes. Salient features about the placement statistics are: 200+ companies took part in the recruitment drives including industry giants such as Deloitte, Edelweiss, JP Morgan, Microsoft Average placement rate of over 80% Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Jalandhar||# 33 by Indiatoday||₹88,000|
|Lovely Professional University - [LPU], Jalandhar||# 6 by ARIIA (university)||₹1,37,200|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Education - [MAHE], Manipal||# 6 by ARIIA (university)||₹4,06,500|
|Vellore Institute of Technology - [VIT University], Vellore||# 3 by ARIIA (university)||₹1,95,750|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS], Pilani||# 27 by NIRF||₹4,02,575|
|Chandigarh University - [CU], Chandigarh||# 18 by Outlook (private)||₹1,80,000|
|Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi||# 62 by NIRF||₹1,95,250|
|The LNM Institute of Information Technology - [LNMIIT], Jaipur||# 151 by NIRF (university)||₹3,70,000|
|Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC], Chandigarh||# 68 by NIRF||₹86,250|
|SRM Institute of Technology - [SRM IST], Kanchipuram||# 11 by Outlook||₹2,52,500|