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Thapar University

3.9 out of 5 (22 ratings / 21 reviews) Patiala, India
The Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET) is one of India's oldest and finest educational institutions, which provides a steady source of highly skilled talent to the nation as well as overseas.



  •  Founded in 1956 with a campus spread across sprawling 250 acres, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, located in Patiala, has been a pioneer in engineering education, research and innovation. Our community involves ingenious minds solvers who are eager to make the world a better place to live in with their innovative techniques and discoveries.


  • Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, which comprises of inter-disciplinary exploration and invention, has contributed to many technological advancements and scientific breakthroughs within India and beyond. The teaching pedagogy employed for the engineering programmes offered at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology reflects the long held ethos, which advocate that engineering education should be broad-based and should enable students to develop their professional careers, while finding solutions for the unseen challenges that lie ahead.


Research Objectives

  • To develop and sustain research culture
  • To ensure effective and efficient support to facilitate faculty and researchers in carrying out their research activities.
  • High Quality publication in High-Impact Factor Journals, indexed in Scopus/Web of Science.
  • Encouraging interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary collaborations nationally and globally.
  • Creation of Centres on Specific Research themes

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Housing services

Hostel-A is having 2 floors with 8 blocks. There is high speed internet connection in each block for students. Each block is having separate arrangement for water purifiers & bathrooms with washing machines & geysers. There are Lawns between the blocks. Badminton & volley ball nets are also available in lawns. To keep students physically fit gym facility is also provided to students. To keep students updated with current affairs T.V. room with sitting facility & newspaper Stands is also provided. Best quality of food is served in hostel mess. Proper care of balance diet is done in weekly schedule of mess.

Library services

The Library has a total collection about 60,000 printed volumes including books, textbooks, standards and theses & dissertations. Books are organized on open access shelves in various collections.

ICT services

  • Apple

We started Collaborating with Apple for a course on Mobile Application Development which emphasizes App Development under Android and IOS Platform. 

  • Oracle2

Under this program, Department received licensing to oracle database products on huge discount, also learning material is freely downloadable. 

  • Intel
This program supports in curriculum development, student contests, and research.

Student Reviews

Just a Review
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Although a good university but if you are planning for Master's then i don't suggest you to take admission in ME ECE (if u have furthur PhD plans ..... Placements are good)

Review of TIET
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Established in 1956, TIET is capable of delivering the discreet laboratory skill. Teachers are good at articulation with students. Constant supervision of the guides at the student makes them adept confident in their subject. Enhance my research skills by exploring the number of helpful material present at numerous sites and books which is not possible without the constant...

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Good environment . Sometimes faculty is not up to mark. Bad placement scenario for core engineering streams

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