Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala

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Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET), better known as Thapar University emerged as a result of joint venture between the State of Patiala and East Punjab states union (PEPSU) and the central government and the Patiala Technical Education trust (PTET) in the year 1956.

It is a private concern and not a government college receiving grant-in-aid from the government. It has been honoured with the status of a Deemed University in 1985 and has also been rewarded by the NAAC as a B + + Institute.

TU, TP and TCIRD are the three institutions which form a part of the institute.

A Center of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) has been instituted at Thapar University by The Department of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India along with which a Science and Technology Entrepreneur's Park (STEP) has also been upraised by Thapar University.

Departments of Thapar University

The various departments, schools and centers are


  • Biotechnology & Environment Sciences (BTESD)

  • Chemical Engineering (ChED)

  • Civil Engineering (CED)

  • Computer Science & Engineering (CSED)

  • Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering (EIED)

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECED)

  • Mechanical Engineering (MED)

  • Distance Education (DDE)


  • L M Thapar School of Management (LMTSM)

  • Chemistry & Biochemistry (SCBC)

  • Management & Social Sciences (SMSS)

  • Mathematics & Computer Applications (SMCA)

  • Physics & Material Science (SPMS)


  • Central Library

  • Central Workshop

  • Center for Industrial Liaison & Placement (CILP)

  • Center of Relevance & Excellence in Agro & Industrial Biotechnology (CORE)

  • Computer Center

  • Center for Information Super Highway (CISH)

  • University Science Instrumentation Center (USIC)

  • Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP)

Courses Offered

B. Tech Courses

  • Biotechnology, Seats Available: 40

B. E Courses

  • Civil Engineering, Seats available: 60

  • Chemical Engineering, Seats Available: 60

  • Electrical Engineering, Seats Available: 50

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering, Seats Available: 100

  • Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Engineering, Seats Available: 50

  • Mechanical Engineering, Seats Available: 30

  • Computer Engineering, Seats Available: 100

  • Industrial Engineering (BE[IE]-MBA), students on completion of this courses will be awarded two degrees, B. E & MBA.

Seats Available: 30

The BE programs have been accredited with grade A by NBA.

ME Courses (Regular)

  • CAD/CAM & Robotics

  • Civil (Structures) engineering

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Production and Industrial Engineering

  • Software Engineering

  • Electronic Instrumentation and Control Engineering

  • Computer Science Engineering

  • Power Systems & Electric Drives

M. E Programs (Part Time)

  • Civil (Structures) Engineering

  • Production & Industrial Engineering

M. Tech Programs (Regular)

  • Materials science & Engineering

  • Environmental Science & Technology

Master of Computer Applications

Seats available: 60


  • Biotechnology

  • Chemistry

  • Physics

  • Mathematics


  • PhD is available for every department & schools of study offering all various courses.

Master of Business Administration

  • BE (IE) -MBA

  • MBA (IT-NET)

  • MBA (MFG)

TIET also provides distant education to the people all over India for B. Tech Courses in different fields. Admission Procedure at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology: Admission to B. Tech/B. E program requires the applicant to have Physics and mathematics as subjects in 10 + 2 examination along with passing qualification in the AIEEE entrance exam. Admissions in PG programs owe to 50% marks in Graduation. For admission in MCA, MBA minimum requirement is 50% in graduation and qualifying the entrance test conducted by TIET.

Contact Details of Thapar University

Thapar University

  • P. O Box 32, Patiala, Pin-147004
  • Phone: + 91 − 175 − 2393021
  • Fax: + 91 − 175 − 2364498, 2393020
  • Telegram: THAPARINST
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