Thapar University, officially known as ,Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, was set up by Karan Chand Thapar in 1956. It is a collaborative effort between Punjab Technical Education Trust, Central Government and PEPSU. It was given deemed university status in 1985. The university offers BE, ME, MCA, and MSc programs.
In 2018, it was placed at 210th position in Asian Universities by QS World University Rankings. In Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the university was placed at 801-900 position in 2008. The engineering college was ranked in top 10 by India Today in 2017, NIRF 2017 at 26th position, Outlook India at 19th position.
The campus is spread over 250 acres and it plans to start a new campus at Chandigarh over 14 acre land.
The admission to its graduate program is through JEE while for PG programs the students are admitted through GATE.
Application and Admission Procedure
How to Apply?
The interested candidates need to visit www.thapar.edu.in.
Click “Apply Online” and select the program they wish to apply for and read all the instructions carefully. Then click on ‘Apply Now’ button and create a new Account and fill in details in the application form and obtain an unique ID and password for future logins.
Log in to your account and fill up the form by entering required personal details, educational details and uploading the images (recent photograph and signature) and submit the form with the application fee. (Rs 1500For all courses except M.Sc and MA programs and 1000/ for MA and M.Sc programs).
The fee can be paid through various modes like Credit Card/Debit card/Net Banking/ DD. If they choose DD mode then send one copy of duly to fill up form along with DD by post or in person to the below-mentioned address.
In Charge Of Admission Cell,
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University,
If they are paying Registration fee through online mode then they need not send any copy to anywhere. They need to keep these print out for future reference.
The university accepts JEE Main, NEET scores. The counseling is done on the bases of the ranks secured in the above mentioned examinations.
Hostel and Facilities
Thapar University was founded in the year 1956 and is situated in the vibrant city of Patiala in the state of Punjab. The university is affiliated to University Grants Commission (UGC) and has been approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It has a lush green campus in the area of 250 acres.
All the classrooms are made digitally active and well-equipped laboratories also form a part of this institution. Another infrastructure provided on campus is an auditorium, gymnasium hall, market area, transportation, internet facilities, bank, ATM and a canteen.
The well-stocked library is open 24/7 for the students. It also has a dedicated sports complex and cultural block for the overall development of the students.
Thapar University provides separate hostels for girls and boys. Each hostel has single rooms and twin share basis rooms. The rooms are allowed on the basis of the merit of students. Each room consists of a table, chair, cupboard and a bed.
Air conditioners and Air cooler are also provided on demand. Each room has internet facility and a continuous power supply without interruption. It has round the clock security, Hygenic mess, TV room, Sports arena and recreational activities room.