Thapar Institute of Engineering And Technology

Thapar Institute of Engineering And Technology


The Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET), Punjab was established in 1956 by its founder Karam Chand Thapar and It is formerly known as Thapar University. It is known as one of the best and oldest and prestigious educational institutions in India and considered a university and is approved by the India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). This institute is recognized by the University Scholarship Commission (UGC) and It offers academic programmes at the undergraduate level leading to B.E./B.Tech degree, at the postgraduate level leading to MA, MBA, MCA, MSc, M.E./M.Tech degrees and at the doctoral level, Ph.D. degrees. 

Accreditation of Thapar University:

1. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), UGC: Thapar University has been accredited with ‘A+’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), UGC. 

2. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): Six B.Tech Engineering programs of Thapar University received the prestigious ABET accreditation as a confirmation of meeting the Global Standard of Technical Education.

  • What is ABET?
    • ABET is a US based organization that accredits post-secondary education programs in “applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology”, which occurs mainly in the United States (USA) but also internationally. 
  • B.Tech Programs Accredited by ABET
    • Computer Engineering (CE)
    • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
    • Electrical Engineering (EE)
    • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
    • Chemical Engineering (ChE)
    • Civil Engineering (CE)

3. National Board of Accreditation (NBA): Most of the under-graduate programs are accredited by the NBA. 


  • NIRF Ranking:
    • Ranked 29th in ‘Engineering‘ category in the top Engineering Institutes in the country  
    • 31st Ranked in ‘University’ category  
    • Ranked 51st in ‘Overall’ category 
  • Other Ranking:
    • 1st amongst private institutions in India.
    • Ranked in the “601-800” bracket among 1526 institutions worldwide and 4th joint along with 14 other institutions in India in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.
    • 30th Ranked in QS India University Rankings 2020.
    • Ranked 156th in Asia and 18th among 56 universities in India in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2020. 


B.E. Computer Engineering and B.E. Computer Science & Engineering Programmes are designed to offer elective focus as soon as a student clears semester IV of the program. Students have to choose EF (Elective Focus) out of the following choices and shall continue with this group till his study at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. Choices are:

  • High Performance Computing  
  • Computer Animation and Gaming  
  • Information and Cyber Security  
  • Mathematics and Computing Data Science  
  • Financial Derivatives  DevOps and Continuous Delivery  
  • Conversation AI  
  • Edge AI and Robotics 

Each EF should have a cap of 300 students Max. Prioritization into a particular EF stream shall be according to the market demand. Choice should be attributed based on the second year CGPA matched with his/her choice.

Facts & Figures:

Institute TypePrivate
Institute Full NameThapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
LocationPatiala, Punjab
Campus Area250 acres
Official Website

Thapar University Fees 2021:


All other Programs13,00010,000₹ 23,000/-


2021-22B.E./LEET/ UPGRADATION (COE, CSE & CSBS)₹ 2,00,800/-
B.E./B.TECH./LEET (Others)₹ 1,72,100/-
2022-23B.E./LEET/ UPGRADATION (COE, CSE & CSBS)₹ 2,18,900/-
B.E./B.TECH./LEET (Others)₹ 1,80,600/-
2023-24B.E./LEET/ UPGRADATION (COE, CSE & CSBS)₹ 2,38,600/-
B.E./B.TECH./LEET (Others)₹ 1,89,600/-
2024-25B.E./LEET/ UPGRADATION (COE, CSE & CSBS)₹ 2,60,100/-
B.E./B.TECH. (Others)₹ 1,99,100/-

Thapar University Placement:

The placement session of Thapar University concluded with 994 job offers being rolled out by various companies.

Highest PlacementRs. 43 LPA
Average PlacementRs. 7 to 8 LPA

Top Recruiters:

  • Amazon
  • Microsoft
  • DE Shaw
  • JP Morgan and Infosys
  • Gwynnie Bee
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland

Last 5 Years Placement Data:

Academic YearCompanies Visiting Number of students placedNumber of students placedNumber of students placedNumber of students placed
 – –Single OfferMultiple OfferTotal Students PlacedTotal Offer

Thapar University International Tie-UPs:

Thapar University has embarked on a Contemporisation Program under academic mentorship of Trinity College, Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland. Under this program Thapar University through its Center for International Relations announces a credit transfer International Engineering program with Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin (TCD). This program focuses on delivering a research inspired, outcome based educational experience to the students in partnership with TCD, an international university of repute.

The academic agreement between Thapar University and Trinity College Dublin will give students admitted to undergraduate engineering programs at Thapar University (TU) the opportunity to study at Ireland’s leading university, Trinity College Dublin. Eligible students will pursue the first two years of their course in India before transferring to Ireland in years 3 and 4 of the degree program, subject to meeting the required academic requirements. On completion of the degree, qualified students can apply to pursue a Masters qualification at Trinity College Dublin by completing one additional year at Trinity.

There may be a possibility of selecting a different discipline at TCD for the year 3 and 4, however, this cannot be guaranteed and is entirely dependent upon availability within defined limitations on capacity and is subject to equal distribution as far as possible across the most popular specialisms. The specializations offered at Trinity are:

  • Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic/Computer Engineering (combined program)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

Number of Seats (TCD):

International Engineering ProgramNumber of seats
Civil Engineering15
Computer Engineering25
Electronics & Communication Engineering15
Mechanical Engineering15

Maximum of 70 students can take admission under ‘Contemporisation Program’ with Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland. These students shall study first 2 years at TU and remaining 2 years at TCD. The degree shall be awarded by TCD, Ireland. These students will have to pay a separate fee, as per the fee structure prescribed, from the first year of their study only.


Alumni of an Institute are its greatest and most cherished assets. Whether one has graduated a year ago, or entered the portals of this great Institute more than 50 years ago, each one of the Thaparian possesses something of incredible value to the Institute. Many of our alumni are highly placed in India and abroad. From being on the boards of multinationals to serving in the Indian Civil Services, Thaparians have always made their alma mater proud. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology is truly proud of their achievements in all walks of life.

Facilities: Hostel

There is a high speed internet connection in each block for students. Each block is having a separate arrangement for water purifiers & bathrooms with washing machines & geysers. There are Lawns between the blocks. Badminton & volleyball nets are also available in lawns. To keep students physically fit, gym facilities are also provided to students. To keep students updated with current affairs T.V. a room with a sitting facility & newspaper Stands is also provided. Best quality of food is served in hostel mess. Proper care of a balanced diet is done in the weekly schedule of mess.

HOSTEL DUES (PER SEMESTER)RentMaintElectricityTotal (₹)
A. Single Accommodation (Hostel-J Non-AC)28,5006,5007,00042,000
B. Single Accommodation (Others Non-AC)22,5006,5007,00036,000
C. ingle Accommodation-AC (Other than PEB & ICONIC)23,7506,50011,75042,000
D. Shared Accommodation 2 seater (Hostel-J)22,5006,5007,00036,000
E.  Shared Accommodation 2 seater (Hostel-PG Non-AC)16,2506,5006,00028,750
F. Shared Accommodation 2 seater (Hostel-PG with AC)18,7506,50011,75037,000
G. Shared Accommodation (2 Seater-others)18,5006,5006,00031,000
H. Shared Accommodation (3 Seater Non-AC)17,2506,5006,00029,750
I. Shared accommodation (3 Seater AC)18,7506,50011,75037,000
J. Shared Accommodation (4 Seater Non-AC)13,5006,5006,00026,000
K. PEB-Hostel (Non-AC)22,7506,5006,00035,250
L. PEB-Hostel (AC)22,7506,50011,75041,000
M. ICONIC Hostel (Boys & Girls) 2 Seater with attached toilet shared24,7506,50011,75043,000
N. ICONIC Hostel (Boys & Girls) 2 Seater with attached toilet shared by 2 rooms24,7506,50011,75043,000
O. ICONIC Hostel (Boys & Girls) 1 Seater with attached toilet shared25,7506,50011,75044,000
Thapar Institute of Engineering And Technology

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to top