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About Institute

Thapar University, (formerly Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology) is  located in sprawling green campus comprising of more than 250 acres Thapar Technology Campus (TTC) in the historic city of Patiala.


Thapar University was established in 1956 through an imaginative and innovative collaboration between the then State of PEPSU (Patiala and East Punjab States Union), the Central Government and the Patiala Technical Education Trust (PTET) founded by one of the great captains of Indian Industry, the late Lala Karam Chand Thapar. The mission of the University as embodied in the Trust Deed Dated April 9, 1956, are truly remarkable for their scope and vision. They provide for undergraduate and post graduate education in engineering & technology, a close interaction with industry, and a strong emphasis on basic and applied research.


Thapar University (TU) is today recognized among the premier Deemed Universities imparting technical education of the country and the best of its kind in the north-western region of India. It is an example of pioneering experiment of joint venture between public and private sector in Higher Technical Education. TU is a unique campus with extraordinary potential for development of indigenous technology and its transfer to engineering industries.


Thapar University strives to maintain an environment that encourages scholarly inquiry and research, a spirit of creative independence and a deep commitment to academic excellence. Its students as unique individuals with different interests and aspirations. The diverse programs and activities aimed at developing quality of mind, ethical standard, social awareness and global perspectives, let the students shape their own TU experience and grow. The Alums of Thapar University are well placed for their quality and performance across the globe which is reflected in their excellent contribution to society in varied fields such as business and industry, administrative and regulatory services, research and education and social and human rights organizations.


    Course NameCourse Duration
M.E (Master of Engineering) Computer Science And Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Software Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Power Electronics and Drives2 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) - VLSI & Embedded Systems Engineering2 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) - BioTechnology2 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) - chemical Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) CAD-CAM Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Civil Infrastructure Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Structural Engineering2 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) - Computer Applications2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Information Security2 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) - Environmental Science and Technology2 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) - Energy Technology and Management2 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) - Metallurgical and Materials Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Wireless Communications2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Electronics and Communication Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Power Systems2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Electronic Instrumentation and Control Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Thermal Engineering2 Years
M.E (Master of Engineering) Production Engineering2 Years
MCA (Master of computer Application) - Regular3 Years
MCA (Master of computer Application) - Lateral Entry2 Years
M.Sc (Master of Science) BioTechnology2 Years
M.Sc (Master of Science) Chemistry2 Years
M.Sc (Master of Science) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology2 Years
M.Sc (Master of Science) Mathematics and Computational Science2 Years
M.Sc (Master of Science) Physics2 Years
M.A (Master of Arts) - Economics2 Years
M.A (Psychology) (Master of Arts in Psychology) Clinical2 Years
M.A (Psychology) (Master of Arts in Psychology) Counselling2 Years
MBA (Master of Business Administration)2 Years

Institute Details

Bharat Electronics Ltd

Hero Motocorp

Larson & Tourbo Const.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Make My

Mahaindra & Mahindra

Tata Consultancy Services

IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

Wipro Technologies

Taxes Instrumention

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd

Idea Cellular Ltd.

Reliance Industries Ltd.

Asian Paints

Infosys Technologies

TU arranges campus interviews for placement of final year students of all branches by inviting various national and international public sector, private sector and MNC’s Organizations.For the students graduating and post graduating in 2016, 114 organizations have so far visited our university and offered placements to 817 students through campus interviews.

All students of various engineering disciplines are required to spend a full semester in the industry completing an industrial project under the joint supervision of industry supervisors and TU faculty. Similarly, the students of M.C.A. do a System Development Project (SDP) of sixteen-weeks duration & the students of M.Sc. spend a six-weeks summer training in the industry.More than 300 industries provided semester slots/Training to our students.

The University offers following scholarships for UG students admitted on the basis of JEE(Main) score.


Three merit scholarships, one each of value of full, half and quarter tuition fee respectively, as prescribed from time to time for general category of MCA and MSc students, be awarded to the students in MCA and MSc programme wise and year wise, on the basis of merit used for making admissions.Merit scholarships will be awarded only if the number of students registered in a discipline is at least five.

Alumnus Ward Scholarship

Four scholarships @ 50,000/- per annum: One scholarship to one ward of alumnus in each year of BE/BTech on merit-cum- means basis.

Other Scholarships/Stipends

  1. Merit-Cum- Means Scholarships

  2. Vimlasons Charitable Foundation Scholarships

  3. A.C.Khanna-Balraj Chexal Scholarship

  4. Shakuntla-Juneja Memorial Scholarship

  5. Prof R.K.Virmani Scholarship

  6. Late Dr. H.S. Kasana Scholarship


  • Dr. R S Kaler ,Electronics & Communication Engineering 
  • Dr. O. P. Pandey , School of Physics & Materials Science
  • Dr. S. K. Mohapatra , Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Dr. Susheel Mittal , School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Facility NameFacility Description
Lab Lab 120+ Laboratories with state of art equipments and qualified manpower.
Wificampus Wificampus 3000+ wifi nodes (2000+ LAN nodes) and high end core switching & routing capabilities.
Library Library Digital Library with area 25000 sq ft. 24x7 open, 1250000+ books, ebooks, journals, e_journals, etc.
Hostels Hostels 12 hostels (8 for boys and 4 for girls) to accommodate 3600 boy and 1500 girl students
Cafeteria/Mess Cafeteria/Mess Cafeterias, Food points (Amul, Verka, Nescafe, other food points), Confectionery shop etc
Transport Facilities Transport Facilities Bus, Cars, Ambulance etc.
Medical Hospital/Medical facilities Dedicated dispensary for students and residents with sufficient staff and facilities
sports Sports Complex Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Swimming Pool, Track etc.
Gym Gym Gym facilities available at hostels. Presently nine number of Gymnasium are available.