Thapar University
Thapar University

Thapar University : Admission, Courses, Ranking, Placements

Patiala, Punjab

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET), also known as Thapar University was established in 1956, and is deemed to be a private university located in Patiala, Punjab. Thapar University is considered one of India's best engineering colleges as it is accredited with an A+ grade by NAAC. The University holds the 22nd and 20th positions in the ‘university’ and ‘engineering’ categories respectively.

The University's main campus is spread over 250 acres of land with more than 11,000 students, 7 schools, and 2 campuses in Patiala and Dera Bassi.

The university offers various courses in the stream of Science, Management, Engineering, Technology, and many more. 

Admission to Thapar University is based on various national-level entrance examinations for various  UG and PG courses like CAT/MAT/XAT, JEEmain, NEET, GATE, and many others. For the MBA, along with national-level exams university conducts its entrance exam named (TMAT).

The university's excellent placement cell offers students outstanding placement opportunities from various fields. Thapar University Placement Report 2023 has not been released yet but as per official data for 2022, the highest package touched INR 23.5  LPA and the average CTC  stood at 7 LPA from Management courses.

Thapar UniversityHighlights 2024

A brief overview of Thapar University is mentioned below-

Particulars

Thapar University Highlights

Name

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

Established

1996

University Type

Deemed to be Private

Main Campus Location

Patiala, Punjab

Recognition

NAAC

Official Website

https://www.thapar.edu/

NIRF Ranking 

22nd in the ‘University’ category

Flagship Courses

BTech, MBA

Campus Size

250 acres

Entrance Basis

TMAT, JEE Main, CAT, GATE, GPAT, etc

Highest Package

INR 23.5 LPA

Thapar University Ranking 2024

Thapar University milestone rankings every year, mentioned below are the rankings of Thapar University 2023 -

Ranking Body

Ranking Assigned

Category

NIRF Ranking 2023

22

University

NIRF Ranking 2023

40

Overall

NIRF Ranking 2023

20

Engineering

NIRF Ranking 2023

49

Management

NIRF Ranking 2023

34

Research

QS World Ranking

951-1000

University

QS Asia ranking

281-290

University

Thapar University Placements 2024

The placement report of Thapar University for the year 2023 has not been released yet, but candidates can check the placement highlights for the year 2022 in the table mentioned below-

Particulars

Statistics

Highest Package

23.5 LPA

Average Package

7 LPA

No. of Recruiters

334

No. of students placed

1774

Prominent Recruiters

Amazon, J.P.Morgan, Deloitte, CISCO, IBM, Flipkart, Accenture

Thapar UniversityAdmission 2024

Thapar University admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs along with Diploma and certificate courses is based on several national-level entrance examinations and a merit basis for a few courses. Interested candidates can check the course-wise specializations for Thapar University in the table below:

Course

Specializations

Common Eligibility Criteria (*NOTE- Criteria can vary as per specialization chosen in terms of compulsory subjects. )

BA Major

Economics, Philosophy, sociology, history, Political Science

Interested candidates must have completed 10+2  or equivalent from a recognized Board, with minimum 45 % aggregate marks or equivalent.

BBA

Marketing, HRM, IS, international management, finance, operations, analytics.

Interested candidates must have completed their 12th in any discipline with a minimum of 50 % marks in aggregate.

BE

Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Mechanical

Interested candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 60% marks in agg.  of three subjects, namely, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

 

BTech 

Biotechnology, Biomedical

Interested candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 70% marks in agg.  of three subjects, namely, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

BCom

Information Systems, Operations, Marketing, Analytics, Finance

Interested candidates must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks in agg. from any stream or equivalent degree.

MSc

Biotechnology, CHEMISTRY/BIOCCHEMISTRY, MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING, PHYSICS

Interested candidates must hold a bachelor's degree in Science from a recognized college/university with a minimum of 50 – 60% marks.

Compulsory Subjects can vary as per specialization.

 


 

MA

Economics, Psychology

Interested applicants must hold a graduate degree from any discipline with at least 50 % marks in agg.

Specialization subjects must be studied at the graduation level with a minimum of 50 % marks.

MCA

-

Candidate must be a graduate of BCA or B.Sc. in computer science or IT.


Or any graduation degree with any of the subjects as compulsory: Mathematics or Statistics QT or business math.

ME

CAD/CAM, Production, Civil Infrastructure, Structural, Computer Science, Information Security,  Software Engineering, Power Systems,  Electronics & Communications, Wireless Communications

Interested candidates must have completed their  BE/BTech degree.

 Candidates are required to appear in GATE exams to become eligible for MTech.

MTech

Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Energy Technology and Management, Environmental Science & Technology, Environmental Science & Technology, etc.

Interested candidates must have completed their  BE/BTech degree.

 Candidates are required to appear in GATE exams to become eligible for the MTech

MBA

Business Analytics and Big Data Program

Interested candidates must possess a  graduate degree in any discipline, with at least 50% marks in aggregate, from a recognized university. 

PhD

-

Interested candidates must hold a master’s degree from any discipline with 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent grades.

Specialization discipline must be studied at the postgraduation level.

 

Thapar University Infrastructural Facilities

Thapar University has well-equipped infrastructure spread across 250 acres of area accompanied by all the basic amenities 

The university offers accommodation through well-furnished separate girl's and boy's hostel facilities 

The university also has well-maintained playgrounds and courts for different indoor and outdoor games for the overall development of students.

TIET also has up-to-date IT and medical cells with well-trained staff and faculties.

Along with that, the library, modern classrooms, auditoriums, laboratories and cafeteria are all available at Thapar University.

 

Contact DetailsTIET P.O. Box 32, Bhadson Road, Adarsh Nagar, Prem NagarWebsiteGo to website...Phone18XXXXXX00  EmailadmisXXXXXXXXthapar.edu  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is Thapar University a Private university?

Yes, Thapar University is Deemed to be a private university, established in 1996 and recognized by UGC.

On what basis does Thapar University take Admissions?

Thapar University admissions are based on several national-level entrance exams i.e. CAT, JEE Main, GATE, NEET, and many others while for many courses, admissions are based either on merit or university-level exams.

What is the NIRF ranking of Thapar University?

Thapar University holds the 22nd position in the university category and 40th in the overall category as per NIRF ranking 2023.

What is the selection process for an MBA at Thapar University?

The selection process for an MBA at Thapar University includes the scores of CAT/MAT/XAT and TMAT(Thapar Management Aptitude Test)

Does Thapar University offer hostel Facilities?

Yes, Thapar University offers separate well-furnished hostels for girls and boys with all the basic amenities required.

What is the ranking of Thapar University in the engineering domain?

Thapar University holds 20th rank in the ‘Engineering’ category among all the universities as per NIRF ranking 2023.

Which course has the best placement in Thapar University?

All the courses offered at Thapar University offer good placement opportunities, however, BTech and MBA stood highest.

What is the highest package of Thapar University in 2023?

The highest national package of Thapar University stood at 23.5 LPA while the average package stood at 7 LPA for MBA courses as per official data for the year 2022.

Does Thapar offer specialization in MBA?

The main specializations for MBA courses at Thapar University are Business Analytics and Big Data Programs.

Around what month did Thapar University conduct its entrance?

Thapar University entrance exam i.e. TMAT for MBA  courses is ongoing, interested candidates must fill out the form via official website.

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