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

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

Patiala, Punjab AICTE Estd 1956 Deemed to be University NAAC Grade A+

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Thapar University Quick Updates 2020

July 13: TIET will be offering seats to all B.Tech students for 2020-21 through merit in class 12. 

June 10: Register for Admission 2020 Webinar to get all your queries solved regarding admission for UG Engineering Programs. The webinar will be conducted on June 12, 2020, at 5:00 PM. Apply Now

May 21: Last date for Registration for B.E/ B.Tech Admission 2020 has been extended till July 31, 2020. Apply Now

May 1: Registration Deadline for the MBA program is May 8. Click Here to Apply

May 1:Registration for Liberal Arts and Science (BA, BBA, B.Sc) program has begun. Click Here to Apply

April 21: Registration Deadline for the Ph.D. program is June 30. Click Here to Apply

April 21: Application Receiving (First) Deadline for B.Tech program is May 30. Click Here to Apply 

April 3: Registration Deadline for MA, M.Sc, MCA, B.Tech (Lateral Entry) program is June 30. Click Here to Apply

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET) has been accredited with grade’ A+’ by NAAC and has been ranked 20th amongst the top 100 engineering institutions of India. 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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Thapar University Highlights

Type of UniversityDeemed-to-be University
Official Website
Campus Area300 acres
Accreditations and AffiliationsNAAC with ‘A+’ Grade, ABET, AICTE, NBA
Type of ProgramsUG, PG, and Doctoral
Admission CriteriaMerit and Entrance Based
Total number of Students | Faculty | Alumni8500+ | 307 | 24000
International LinkagesTrinity College, Dublin
The University of Waterloo

Thapar University Ranking

  • Ranked 2nd among top 10 Private Institutions in India by THE Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked 18th among 56 Institutions within Indian by THE Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked 156th among 489 Institutions in Asia by THE Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked 601-800 bracket in The World University Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked 801-1000 by the QS World University Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked 261-270 by QS Asia University Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked 551-600 in Computer Science & 451-500 in Electrical & Electronic by QS World University Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked 501-600 in Engineering & 301-400 in Computer Science by The World University Rankings 2020.
  • 30th position in QS India University Ranking 2019.
  • Ranked 23rd in NIRF 2019 (Engineering Category) 2019.
  • 132nd position in QS BRICS University Ranking 2019.
  • Ranked 2nd among Private Engineering colleges by NIRF 2019.
  • Ranked 27th in NIRF 2019 (University Category).
  • Ranked joint 22nd within India by the Times Higher Education Rankings 2019.
  • 801-1000 among 1102 institutions by the Times Higher Education Rankings 2019.

Thapar University Courses

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 NameEligibilitySelection Criteria
B.TechIntermediate 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 subjectMerit-based on marks of Class 12thand graduation
MCABachelor’s degree in any discipline with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in aggregate with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Class 12Merit of the entrance test conducted at University level
M.EGraduation with at least 60% (55% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate GATE Followed by an interview
M.A PsychologyBachelor 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
MBAGraduation/post-graduation in any discipline with 50% marksCAT/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

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Note: The university also provides a TCD course. It’s a 4-years undergraduate credit transfer International Engineering program which focuses on delivering a research-inspired, outcome-based educational experience. In this course, students spend the first two years at the campus in Patiala, and 3rd and 4th year at the Trinity College Dublin.

Thapar University Admissions

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 reservationsTotal seats
SC/ST from Punjab25%197
SC from other states17.5%138
ST from other states7.5%59
Backward class from Punjab5%39
Physically handicapped 6%48
Sportsperson from Punjab2%16
Foreign Nationals/ NRI15%236

Thapar University Scholarships

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.

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Thapar University Placements

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.

Note: TIET students are picked up some of the best industry names. Placements have been consistently above 90% for the last six years. The highest package for 2020 placements has been 43 Lacs! 

Placement Highlights 

Year of PlacementsCompanies VisitingTotal Students PlacedTotal Offers

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Thapar University Facilities

Given below are some of the facilities offered by the university to cater to the needs of the students:

  • Library: The central library of the university has a collection of more than 89,746 books. It also has various e-books, journals, magazines, newspapers for the students’ references. It is housed in an air-conditioned area of 25,000 square feet. It remains open 24x7 throughout the year, even on gazette holidays. The services at the library are fully automated with a modern web-based library management system. 
  • Hostels: The University provides accommodation facilities to the students with advanced amenities. There is a high-speed internet connection in each block for students. There are 8 hostels for boys and 5 hostels for girls studying in the University. 
  • Medical Facilities: The Institute has well-equipped health care facilities for the students. It also provides round the clock service of the health center and ambulance for all the students and staff. 

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About Thapar University

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.

Thapar University Faculty

Listed below is a brief about the faculty members at the university:

Dr. Dilbagh Singh Broca

  • Qualifications: B.Com, MBA, M.A.Sc, and Ph.D.
  • Recognitions: University teaching experience, conducted 65 workshops, and served as a group leader

Prof. B. Sreekumar Pillai

  • Qualifications: BA (Chemistry), MBA, and Ph.D.
  • Achievements: Invited as a member of the Judging Panel for “Digital Marketing” in The Netherlands; Member of the Jury for selection of the Best Retailer of the Year

Dr. Amjad Ali

  • Qualifications: B.Sc, M.Sc, and Ph.D.
  • Awards: Research Assistantship from IIT Bombay; SRF from IIT Bombay; Qualified GATE with 93.6%

Dr. Bonamali Pal

  • Qualifications: M.Sc and Ph.D.
  • Awards: Young Scientist Award; Monbusho Fellowship; Performance Incentive Awards

Dr. (Ms) Kiran Ravi

  • Qualifications: B.A. (Hons) English; MA; M.Phil Economics; Ph.D.
  • Awards: Best Paper Award in Singapore

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Thapar University FAQs

Ques. What are the courses offered by Thapar University?

Ans. Thapar University offers undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Technology, Postgraduate program in Engineering Science and Arts, and Doctoral program.

Ques. How can I apply to various programs offered by Thapar University?

Ans. You can apply to various programs offered by TU through an online application form available on the official website of Thapar University. Note the last date of application to apply successfully

Ques. Do the Indian students need to take the Online Entrance Test for admission to UG programs?

Ans. There is no separate entrance test conducted by TU for admission to 1st year of any UG program. Admissions to the UG program are done as per merit prepared by Thapar University on the basis of marks secured by the candidate in JEE(Main).

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?

Ans. Thapar University offers BTech in 8 different specializations which are Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics & Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Ques. What is the application fee of Thapar University?

Ans. The application fee for all programs except MSc & MA is INR 1,500 whereas the fee for MSc & MA is INR 1,000.

Ques. What is the rank of Thapar University?

Ans. Thapar University is deemed to be university. It has ranked 45 in the overall ranking in NIRF rankings 2019.

Thapar, Patiala Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
B.E₹3.31 Lakhs10+2 with 60%
B.Tech₹3.31 Lakhs10+2 with 60%
M.Tech₹1.71 LakhsGraduation with 60%
M.E₹1.89 LakhsGraduation with 60%
M.C.A₹1.9 LakhsGraduation with 60%
M.A₹1.02 LakhsGraduation
BE + MBA₹3.8 Lakhs10+2 with 60%
Select Degree : B.E B.Tech M.Tech M.E M.C.A M.A
Select Stream : Engineering Science Computer Applications Arts

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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Bachelor of Engineering [BE]

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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]

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Master of Technology [M.Tech]

₹ 182,200 1st Yr Fees
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Master of Engineering [M.E]

₹ 200,600 1st Yr Fees
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8/10 Based on 5 Reviews

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    Master of Arts [MA] (Psychology)

    ₹ 113,200 1st Yr Fees
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      • Ranking: #601 Science - Times Higher Education
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      Master of Science [M.Sc]

      ₹ 148,600 1st Yr Fees
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        #51/200 in 2020 Top colleges in India 2020

        Ranked #45 in 2019
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        #30/100 in 2020 Top colleges in India 2020

        Ranked #31 in 2019
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        #1279/1599 in 2020

        Times Higher Education logo

        #601/1000 in 2020

        NIRF logo

        #29/300 in 2020 Top Engineering colleges in India 2020

        Ranked #23 in 2019
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        #501/800 in 2020

        Ranked #601 in 2019
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        #601/801 in 2020

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        Mahadev KumarBBAPursued
        BATCH : 2021

        Nice way

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        8 /10

        As I mentioned above all details about coleege but still there some bad aspects or some small negative aspects because nothing is pure or 100% perfect even the air around us is not perfect so talking of the bad aspects my college don't have metro connectivity and stable in a rular area of Narela which is far of away from bit town of develpoed Delhi.

        6/10food & accom
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        Akant KhuranaME in Infrastructure EngineeringPursued
        BATCH : 2019

        Infrastructure Engineer

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        10 /10

        My dreams come true in this university everything is best in this university.

        10/10food & accom
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        Suyash MohanBachelor of TechnologyPursued
        BATCH : 2023

        My College Review

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        7.5 /10

        Overall it's quite a decent college but it has the potential to improve itself in all the fields.

        7/10food & accom
        8/10social life
        KaranpreetB.E.Batch : 2018

        Good College

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        9.3 /10

        No, all covered in the reviews given above. Overall positive outlook.

        9/10food & accom
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        Mohit GuptaB.TECH ECEPursued
        BATCH : 2021

        TIET, Patiala

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        8.7 /10

        Overall, I can say it is an average college which is average on each and every aspect whether It is studies, job placements, Competition, fees, etc. But still as it's my college so I love my college very much

        9/10food & accom
        10/10social life
        VAATSULY KHANDELWALMechanical engineeringPursued
        BATCH : 2020

        Everything Thapar 101

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        8.8 /10

        Okay thank God that I am not sure if you have any vishrlesham and production manager a very happy bday brooo and production and production of excellence you want money I need my boy and sports cultural heritage site for you want money and production

        8/10food & accom
        9/10social life
        Rajan BansalBE Electronic and communicationPursued
        BATCH : 2019

        Very good college , infrastructure and study both are very good and very good environment.

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        8 /10

        Positive is that placement and jobs provide in very good percentage and great environment and negative is that study hours are more , students also want time for extra curricular activities due to 8-5 classes students got less time.

        7/10food & accom
        8/10social life
        Ujjwal VermaCOEPursued
        BATCH : 2023

        One of the best college

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        7 /10

        College is very nice. Infrastructure is adorable. college also provide online lectures for some subjects. Teachers are supportive. College has a good technical atmosphere. You surely will enjoy you college and hostel life.

        6/10food & accom
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        Sandeep SharmaMechanicalBatch : 2020

        General review of university

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        9.7 /10

        The management is supportive of students ana once a student enters he would never think of leaving the college.

        10/10food & accom
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        Atishay jainB.TECHBatch : 2019

        Review of graduation in Thapar institute of engineering and technology, patiala

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        7.5 /10

        The college has great infrastructure and facilities. The placements of the college are also very good. But the faculty is not very great. The academics are also just average. But the learning atmosphere is good.

        8/10food & accom
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        Sanjoli Jain

        Enjoy your college life at Thapar Institute. The infrastructure, accommodation, food, faculty, and other cultural festivals makes it the most amazing engineering college. Also, the placement opportunity is way better than other colleges such as VIT, MSRIT etc. Overall, Thapar is worth taking admission.

        19 Aug, 2019 16:23
        Shobhna Chaturvedi

        Hi Sanjoli, thank you for the feedback!

        19 Aug, 2019 16:35
        Jhilmil Yadav

        An oldest and finest educational institute, Thapar is best for the engineering aspirants. Location, Infrastructure, food, accommodation, and social life of Thapar are just so amazing. And the main thing, the placement facilities are so good that even average student can get handsome package. So you will never regret if you will study from Thapar.

        24 Jul, 2019 16:09
        Shobhna Chaturvedi

        Hi Jhilmil, thank you for the feedback!

        24 Jul, 2019 17:01
        Anindita varma

        Thapar is the best college if you are looking for quality education and good placement opportunity. The faculty, infrastructure, accommodation and many other facilities are just so amazing. B.Tech in computer science and Biotechnology are the best courses of Thapar.

        24 Jul, 2019 16:04
        Shobhna Chaturvedi

        Hi Anindita, thank you for the feedback!

        24 Jul, 2019 16:57
        Nidhi Dass

        One of the best engineering colleges that exist right now in Punjab is Thapar Institute of Technology. Their placements, faculty, admissions everything is A1 and honestly this is the college to be in. If you’re a person who’s wanting to change their college in 2nd year, this is the place to be.

        03 Jan, 2019 18:59
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        i want admission

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