Thapar University - An Overview

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Thapar University, (formerly Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology) was established in 1956 and is located in the historic city of Patiala . It has grown in size and activities during the last five decades of its existence. It was granted full autonomy and the status of a University in 1985 by the UGC.  Presently Thapar University is regarded as the best universities in  overall Punjab region and the best of its kind in the north-western region of India.
Thapar University Vision  " To be recognized as a leader committed to Excellence in Higher Education, Research and Innovation that meets the aspirations of the global community. "
Thapar University is committed to develop a high quality, professionally groomed technical and engineering manpower, possessing multifaceted personality, respect for professional and social ethics, national values and the spirit of human emancipation.  
Courses offered  at Thapar university : Thapar University offers courses in Engineering, commerce, science, arts, computer applications and management. The tuition fess vary with the course and level of study opted you can check the detailed fee structure here
Why Thapar University?
  • The campus is a green campus spanning across 250 acres of land with 6 old academic blocks A,B,C,D,E,F and a recently constructed TAN block.
  • Placements on Thapar University : The University has a dedicated training and placement cell which facilitates summer training, soft skills training, educational tours, industrial visits, career guidance and placement assistance to the students. Many reputed companies like HCL, IBM and wipro have visited the institute  for recruitment. Visit here for complete 
  • The University has several playgrounds and well-maintained athletic track to encourage the students to take part in different games such as Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis and Badminton.
  • The University has also a Gymnasium-cum-Badminton Hall and a Swimming Pool Complex equipped with all modern facilities.
  • University has 6 hostels for boys with about 3200 beds with the facility of separate gym, reading room and common room along with mess facility in each hostel.
  • Auditorium, Open Air Theatre, Convention hall and Cafeteria
  • The institute has an in-house market COS(Cultural Open-air Shopping) which has variety of shop including Bean and Bun(Restaurant), Laundry and jUjU's cafe and Kabir's General store.
  • Thapar University has signed an agreement with Trinity College, Dublin as part of its efforts to impart global standard education at its campus in Patiala.
A peek into the campus

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