Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

501–600th
World University Rankings 2022
401–600th
Impact Rankings 2021
=144th
Asia University Rankings 2021
P.O Box 32, Bhadson Road, Patiala, Punjab, 147004, India

About Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET) is at the forefront of embracing the new world order and delivering quality education to students from India and abroad.

Recognized amongst the leading privately managed engineering institutions of the country, TIET is ranked 23rd amongst top engineering institutes and 26th among universities in India in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking in 2021.

Thapar Institute’s innovative BE programs have been specially designed for all aspiring minds who wish to bring about an exceptional difference in the world. The Institute offers BE / B. Tech Under Graduate programme in 15 disciplines and Post Graduate programmes leading to M.E. / M. Tech. degree, M.A. (Psychology), MCA, M.Sc. degrees.

Thapar School of Liberal Arts & Sciences has been conceived in collaboration with the University of Groningen, Netherlands. This unique school offers comprehensive programs that will prepare students for deeper learning, unique cross-sectoral specializations, independent thinking, problem solving, and, for ‘everything’ envisaged with jobs of tomorrow.

LM Thapar School of Management offers a two-year full-time program with ten specializations. The program goal is to develop globally sensitive, scholarly practitioners with a social entrepreneurial mind-set.

Research is at the apex of the TIET’s long-term strategic plan. The institution spends a substantial amount of its budget on research. This creates numerous opportunities for students and provides faculty an enriching environment.

TIET has also identified key cross functional cutting research themes for setting up multiple Centres of Excellence (COEs).

TIET has already set up three operational Centres of Excellence:

  • The Food Security Centre of Excellence which is a joint initiative of TIET and Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  • TIET-VT Center of Excellence for Emerging Materials (CEEMS), an initiative of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology and Virginia Tech, USA.
  • Centre of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing which is a joint initiative of TIET and Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Other Centres of Excellence under formation are: Big Data, Smart Cities and Energy & Environment

International Collaborations

Thapar Institute has numerous international arrangements for summer schools, semester exchange and study abroad opportunities. Collaborations and partnerships with top ranked global universities like Trinity College Dublin, University of Leeds, Virginia Tech, University of Toledo, University of Groningen, University of Queensland University of New South Wales and Tel-Aviv University, are creating a pathway for higher education and research for Thapar students.

Present age Universities are becoming increasingly sensitised to the new world order and aligning their academic offerings accordingly. In this context, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET) too is at the forefront of embracing the new world order and delivering quality education to students from India and abroad.

Thapar Institute offers some of the most popular engineering programs at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Spread across its vast 250-acre campus are truly multidisciplinary departments and schools offering programs in Engineering, Sciences, Management and Liberal Arts.

TIET brings to the world 64+ years of academic excellence. Its portals are a testimony to the making of professionals whose brilliance have shaped new ideas. Recognized amongst the leading privately managed engineering institutions of the country, TIET is ranked 5th amongst 71 institutions ranked in India by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022. Nationally, TIET is ranked 23rd amongst top engineering institutes and universities in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2021. TIET is determined to move further up the ranking ladder by setting new benchmarks in the spheres of teaching, research and placements.

Research Centres of Excellence led by globally recognized academics

Research is at the apex of the TIET’s long-term strategic plan, which is to be a leading research focused and teaching intensive institute in India, a central theme of the institution’s mission. Research and innovation will facilitate academic collaborations, industrial interactions and knowledge transfer; and provide support to academics on research funding streams, preparing bid proposals and negotiating research contracts. The institution spends a substantial amount of its budget on research activities. This creates numerous opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students and provides faculty an enriching environment. Going forward, the institution foresees significant growth in research activities across disciplines for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. In addition to the department specific research, TIET has also identified key cross functional cutting research themes for setting up multiple Centres of Excellence (COEs).

As on date, TIET has set up three operational Centres of Excellence:

  1. The Food Security Centre of Excellence which is a joint initiative of TIET and Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  2. TIET-VT Center of Excellence for Emerging Materials (CEEMS), an initiative of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology and Virginia Tech, USA.
  3. Centre of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing which is a joint initiative of TIET and Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Other Centres of Excellence under formation are: Big Data, Smart Cities and Energy & Environment

Research work 

TIET has seven Engineering Departments and seven Schools covering basic sciences and humanities studies including management. Faculty of each of these departments and schools are actively engaged in research of their specializations, and publish extensively in top journals/conferences. Thapar faculty have also attracted good number of sponsored research projects from several funding agencies.   There are approximately 800 PhD Research scholars, and 90-100 PhD Degrees are awarded each year.  

Institute has performed exceedingly well in terms of journal publications, which stand at 6302 papers (Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index) published in Web of Science (WOS) with 93 H-Index and 81357 Citations. Similarly, TIET has 9160 papers indexed in the SCOPUS database.

Achievements and Awards

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET) is ranked 5th amongst 71 institutions ranked in India by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022. It has been accredited with an ‘A+’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and offers NBA and ABET Accredited programmes.

  • TIET is ranked 23rd in the Engineering Category and 26th in the University category in the prestigious National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
  • Times Higher Education Rankings (2021)
    • India Rankings - 1st in Engineering (Subject) amongst all private institutions.
    • India Rankings - 1st in Computer Engineering (Subject) amongst all private institutions.

International Collaborations

Thapar Institute has numerous international arrangements for summer schools, semester exchange and study abroad opportunities. Collaborations and partnerships with top ranked global universities like Trinity College Dublin, University of Leeds, Virginia Tech, University of Toledo, University of Groningen, University of Queensland University of New South Wales and Tel-Aviv University, are creating a pathway for higher education and research for Thapar students.

Academics

Thapar Institute’s innovative and cutting-edge BE programs have been specially designed for all aspiring minds who wish to bring about an exceptional difference in the world. The Institute offers BE / B. Tech Under Graduate programme in 15 disciplines and Post Graduate programmes leading to M.E. / M. Tech. degree, M.A. (Psychology), MCA, M.Sc. degrees.

Thapar School of Liberal Arts & Sciences presents students with varied sets of Majors and Minors to map their journey in higher education. Conceived in close collaboration with the University of Groningen, Netherlands, this unique school offers inclusive and comprehensive programs that will prepare students for deeper learning, unique cross-sectoral specializations, independent thinking, problem solving, and, for ‘everything’ envisaged with jobs of tomorrow.

LM Thapar School of Management offers a two-year full-time program with ten specializations. The program goal is to develop globally sensitive, scholarly practitioners with a social entrepreneurial mind-set.

Infrastructure

The institute provides a wide variety of educational programs, learning experiences, instructional approaches and academic support strategies that are intended to address the distinct learning needs, interests, aspirations or cultural backgrounds of individual students.

A sprawling 250 acres’ campus, where the individual gets many opportunities to bond and connect with peers through various clubs and communities, extra-curricular activities and cultural fests. The campus offers many outlets of creative independence for students to pursue their interests and hobbies, while also providing opportunities to participate in community services.

Facilities

TIET has 14 hostels (9 for boys & 5 for girls) with state-of-the-art facilities. The total hostel accommodation for boys is over 4800 and for girls, about 1800. The hostels are provided with all facilities including water coolers fitted with water purifiers, common TV room, common reading room, common gym, laundry facility etc. Excellent dining and night canteen facilities are available in all hostels.

List of UG, PG and PhD programmes under each Department / School for TIET

S. No Departments |Corresponding Links

UG Program

(BE/BTech Program)
PG Programs / Doctorate (PhD)
1

Computer Science Engineering Department

(Patiala Campus)

https://csed.thapar.edu/

  1. E. - Computer Engineering
  2. E. - Computer Science & Engineering (Patiala Campus)
  3. E. - Computer Science & Engineering (Dera Bassi Campus) #
  4. B.E. - Computer Science and Business systems

M.E. – Computer Science & Engineering

M.E. – Software Engineering

MCA

PhD
2

Chemical Engineering Department

https://ched.thapar.edu/

  1. B.E. - Chemical Engineering
PhD- Chemical Engineering
3

Civil Engineering Department

https://ced.thapar.edu/

  1. B.E. - Civil Engineering

M.E. – Infrastructure Engineering

M.E. – Structural Engineering

PhD - Civil Engineering
4

Department of
Electronics and Communication Engineering

https://eced.thapar.edu/

  1. B.E. - Electronics and Computer Engineering
  2. B.E. - Electronics & Communication Engineering

M.E. – Electronics & Communication Engineering

M.Tech. – VLSI Design

PhD
5

Department of
Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering

https://eied.thapar.edu/

  1. B.E. - Electrical Engineering
  2. B.E. - Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Engineering
  3. B.E. - Electrical and Computer Engineering
  4. BTech. – Biomedical Engineering

M.E. – Power Systems

 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

https://med.thapar.edu/

  1. B.E. - Mechanical Engineering
  2. B.E. – Mechatronics

M.E. – CAD/CAM Engineering

M.E. – Thermal Engineering

PhD
7

Department of
Biotechnology

https://btd.thapar.edu/

1.     BTech. – Biotechnology

 

M.Tech. – Biotechnology

M.Sc. – Biotechnology

PhD– Biotechnology

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Subjects taught at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

Key statistics

  • 16.1
    No. of students per staff
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  • 1%
    Percentage of International Students
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  • 28 : 72
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
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  • 8,934
    Number of FTE Students
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Based on data collected for the (1) 2022 World University Rankings