Last Updated By: Tannu Arora on 22nd November, 2022
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Patiala, Punjab) was established in the academic year of 1956 by its founder Karam Chand Thapar. The institute was previously known as Thapar University. It is known as one of India's oldest and finest educational institutions. It is a deemed to be university and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The institute has also been accredited with grade ‘A' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Besides, the institute is also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The foundation of the institute was laid to impart highly skilled talent to the students of the county and that of overseas.
The faculty members of the institute are highly qualified and experienced in their respective fields. Most of the members are from IITs or from other foreign universities. All the members are quite supportive and motivating.
The institute focuses more on linking students' theoretical knowledge with the industrial culture. The course curriculum of the institute is designed in such a way that it makes students industry ready. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Courses programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. There are various specializations to the programs offered by the university. Candidates are provided with several options to choose from. Candidates willing to pursue their career in the field of engineering & technology can visit the official website of the institute and register themselves for Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Admissions. The admission procedure varies at each level. The candidates must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute.
The Placement and Training cell of Thapar University conducts various activities for the development and enhancement of students' skills. Various activities such as project semester for Undergraduates, Internship for postgraduates, summer training programs, and industry institute interactions are held at the college campus.