Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Thapar University)

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, PO Box 32, Patiala, Punjab, India, 147004

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Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala is a private Deemed to be University established in the year 1956. It is also known as TIET Patiala. The campus of Thapar University is spread over 250 acres of land. Thapar University is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). NAAC has accredited the university with an 'A'+' grade. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is ranked 23rd as per the NIRF 2021 Ranking for the engineering category and 45th in the overall category. Further, the varsity has been ranked 26th in the NIRF Ranking 2021 in the university category, 42nd in the management category and 38th in the research category.

TIET Patiala offers several undergraduate, postgraduate and integrated courses. A total of 56 programmes are offered by the university. JEE Main and GATE scores are accepted respectively for admission to B.E and M.Tech. courses by the university. The varsity has collaborations with numerous national and international institutes. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology provides a large number of scholarships to its students. There is a wide variety of student clubs and societies on campus. TIET Patiala facilities and infrastructure ensures students spend a comfortable time a the campus.

The university is situated in Bhadson Road, Adarsh Nagar, Prem Nagar, Patiala, Punjab. The campus, located in the heart of Patiala, is well-connected to other states across India by air, road, and railway. The nearest railway station from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is the Patiala Railway Station, nearly 5 km away from the university. The closest airport is Chandigarh International Airport, 62.5 km away from the varsity. Major air service providers offer flights from the airport. For students travelling by bus, the nearest bus depot is Patiala Bus Stand. Students can take luxury bus services and taxi services anytime.

The university has a grocery store and fully-equipped departmental store to aid students. The departmental store has all the basic goods that helps in providing a comfortable stay to the students at the campus.

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  • Ph.D

  • B.Tech

  • M.Tech

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  • M.C.A.

  • B.A.(Hons)



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