Thapar University Admission 2017

Thapar University, formerly known as Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is a deemed university established in 1956. Located in Patiala, the university has been accredited Grade ‘A’ by NAAC. The university is also UGC approved. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes in streams like Management, Science, Engineering, Social Science, Mathematics, etc. Most of the UG courses are for a duration of 4 years and PG courses are for a duration of 2 years.

The admission form is available on the official website of the university. The aspirants can either fill the form and make the payment online or fill the form online and make the payment through DD (Demand Draft). The students are either admitted through the entrance examination conducted by the university or on the basis of the marks obtained in joint entrance examinations. Shortlisted candidates are called for counseling.

Admissions to the Thapar University are conducted through common entrance examinations or on the basis of marks obtained in joint entrance examinations. Shortlisted candidates are then called for counseling.

Thapar University (TU) Seat Reservation

  • 50% of the total seats are reserved for candidates who’ve passed qualifying examination from Punjab
  • 2% seats are reserved for sports quote. The person must possess sports graduation certificates A, B or C issued by the Director of Sports, Punjab
  • 2% seats are reserved for candidates nominated by Punjab Government. The candidates who wish to claim these seats must sit for entrance tests specified by Punjab Government
  • 13 seats (1 in each discipline) are reserved under the scheme of seat reservation of MHRD, GOI
  • 1 seat is reserved for the Jammu & Kashmir Migrants
  • 1 seat in each discipline is reserved for J & K students
  • 1 seats in each discipline is reserved for North Eastern states
  • 5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST candidates

Thapar University Admission Schedule

Event

Date

Application for UG Courses

May 14, 2017

Entrance exam for UG courses

Apr 03 - 10, 2017

Application for PG courses

Jun 17, 2017

Entrance exam for PG courses

Jun 26, 2017

Announcement of result of PG courses

Jul 05, 2017

Application for Ph.D Courses

Jun 30, 2017

Entrance exam for Ph.D courses

Jul 11 - 12, 2017

Announcement of result of Ph.D

Jul 13, 2017

Thapar University (TU) UG Admission

Thapar University (TU) offers B.Tech/ BE, integrated BE-MBA and TCD in almost all the major professional specializations. TCD is a four years undergraduate credit transfer International Engineering program. It focuses on delivering research inspired, outcome based educational experience.

TU doesn’t conduct entrance exams for admitting students to 1st year of any UG program. Admissions to UG programme is done as per merit list prepared by the university on the basis of the marks secured by the candidate in JEE (Main). For admission to B.Tech (Bio-Technology), the admission is done as per merit prepared by the university taking NEET score into consideration.

Admission to second year of BE/B.Tech lateral entry would be through an offline test conducted by Thapar University known as Lateral Entry Entrance Test (LEET) for Diploma in Engineering/ B.Sc. (Non-Medical) candidates.

All the B.Tech courses would be for duration of four years. Integrated BE-MBA course would be for five years.

List of UG Courses available at Thapar University:

Course name

Specialization

Eligibility

Duration

Seats

B. Tech

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

(i) Must passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate of three subjects, namely, Physics, Mathematics and any one subject out of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology and Computer Science OR Minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST) marks in a Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3-year duration.

(ii) has secured at least 20% aggregate marks (15% for SC/ST candidates) in JEE (Main)-2016. This clause shall not be applicable for the PGN, GoI, JKM, JK students & N-E students as mentioned at clause 1.3).

Or

(i) Must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 80% marks (75% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate of three subjects, namely, Physics, Mathematics and any one subject out of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology and Computer Science.

(ii) Must have secured at least 15% aggregate marks (10% for SC/ST candidates) in JEE (Main)-2016. This clause shall not be applicable for the PGN, GoI, JKM, JK students & N-E students as mentioned at clause 1.3).

4 years

20

BE

Chemical Engineering

4 years

90

Civil Engineering

120

Computer Engineering

275

Computer Engineering (with specialization in Machine Learning and Data Analytics)

90

Computer Engineering (with specialization in Computer Animation and Gaming)

60

Electrical Engineering

150

Electronics & Communication Engineering

165

Electronics and Computer Engineering

120

Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Engineering

100

Mechanical Engineering

150

Mechatronics

30

Mechanical Engineering (Production)

60

Integrated BE-MBA

Civil Engineering

5 years

30

Computer Engineering

30

Electrical Engineering

30

Electronics & Communication Engineering

30

Mechanical Engineering

30

TCD (2-yrs at TIETU + 2-yrs at TCD)

Civil Engineering

4 years

5

Computer Engineering

25

Electronics & Communication Engineering

15

Mechanical Engineering

15

 

Thapar University PG Admission

Thapar University (TU) offers Master of Technology (M.Tech) courses in seven disciplines and ME courses in fourteen disciplines. Both the courses are offered for a period of two years in four semesters. Admissions to these courses are done on the basis of the rank achieved by entrance examinations.

The University also offers MBA and prefer students who’ve given CAT/ GMAT/MAT/ XAT/ CMAT.

Candidates who’ve qualified GATE with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) aggregate in the qualifying examination from a recognized university are not required to go through the entrance test and are given preference. 1% seats are reserved for children of employees at the university. 5 seats in each regular discipline of ME/MTech programme are reserved for Foreign Nationals and NRI candidates.

Course

Specialization

Eligibility

Duration

Seats

ME

CAD/CAM Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in Mechanical/Production/Industrial/Mechatronics/ Automobile/ Marine/ Petroleum/Chemical/Metallurgy/Heat power/Aeronautical Engineering and Equivalent from a recognised University

2 years

30

 

Production Engineering

30

Thermal Engineering

30

Civil Infrastructure Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in Civil Engineering, BE/BTech in Infrastructure Engineering from a recognised University

30

Structural Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised University

30

Computer Science & Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in any discipline of Engineering OR MSc in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Physics/ Operations Research/ Information Science/ Information Technology OR MCA OR Equivalent from a recognized university

60

Information Security

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in any discipline of Engineering OR MSc in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Physics/ Operations Research/ Information Science/Information technology OR MCA OR Equivalent from a recognized university

30

Software Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in any discipline of Engineering OR MSc in Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Science/ Electronics/ Physics/ Operations Research/ Information Science/Information Technology OR MCA OR Equivalent from a recognized university.

30

Electronics & Communications Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in Electronics & Communication from a recognized university.

30

Wireless Communications

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in B.E / B.Tech or equivalent, Applied Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics Telecommunication / Telecommunication Engineering / Electronics & Telematics / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Electrical and Electronics from a recognised University

30

Electronic Instrumentation & Control Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation Engineering OR MSc Physics with Electronics from a recognised University

30

Power Systems

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech in Electrical Engineering or BE/BTech Electrical & Electronics Engg. from a recognised University

30

Power Electronics and Drives

30

M.Tech

VLSI Design

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in Electronics / Computer Science/ Electronics & Communication / Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Electrical Engineering OR MSc in Computer Science/Electronics / Physics with Electronics / Instrumentation with Mathematics as one of the subjects in B.Sc. from a recognised University

2 years

30

Biotechnology

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech Degree in Biotechnology/Chemical / Industrial Biotechnology / Biochemical Engineering /Bio-Medical Engineering / Bio-Informatics or a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or M.Sc. Degree in Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Bio-Physics / Biology / Botany / Zoology/ Genetics / MBBS / M.Sc.(Ag) & M.V.Sc. from a recognised University

30

Chemical Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech (Chemical Engineering/Technology, Environmental, Biotechnology, Pulp and Paper Technology/Polymer Technology/Metallurgy/Materials/ Mechanical/ Ceramics Engineering\ or allied discipline) or M.Sc. (Applied /Industrial Chemistry) with Mathematics upto B.Sc. level. from a recognised University

30

Environmental Science & Technology

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in any branch of Engineering or Technology, OR MSc in Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences (including Botany and Zoology) / Atmospheric Sciences. from a recognised University

30

Environmental Science & Technology

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in any branch of Engineering or Technology, OR MSc in Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences (including Botany and Zoology) / Atmospheric Sciences. from a recognised University

30

Energy Technology and Management

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech in any branch of Engineering / Technology OR MSc in Physics or Chemistry with Mathematics at graduation level. from a recognised University

20

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

At least 60% (55% for SC/ST/Industry sponsored) marks in the aggregate in BE/BTech degree in any branch of Engineering OR MSc in Materials Science/Physics/ Chemistry (with Physics and Mathematics at BSc Level) from a recognised University

19

Thapar University MBA Admissions

Thapar University also offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) course for duration 2 years. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT/ NMAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ GMAT. Final selection will be based on entrance test, group discussion, and Personal Interview, conducted by the university.

Course

Specialization

Eligibility

Duration

Fee

MBA

Business Administration

Graduate Degree in any discipline with 50% in aggregate marks or CGPA or grade secured from recognized University/Institute. OR Post Graduate degree in any discipline with 50% marks in aggregate or CGPA or Grade from a recognized University/Institute. OR A graduate degree with a pass in all parts/sections of the Intermediate examination of CA/ICWA/ACS. Candidates having extraordinary managerial/leadership potential demonstrated through at least one year of experience are exempt from having 50% marks in their graduation/post graduation.

2 Years

Rs. 6,41,000

*The information given in the table is tentative. Kindly refer to the official website for getting exact information

Thapar University Ph.D. Admission

Thapar University offers Ph.D courses under various specializations. Part-time PhD. course is also available for professionally employed students.

To be eligible for taking up the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, the aspirant must have obtained Masters in cognate field or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10-point scale or 55% marks aggregate. The aspirant will also be considered if they’ve qualified NET.

Admission is done on the basis of entrance test and interview conducted by the University. Candidates must secure 20% marks in the written exam to be called for interview. 

Course

Eligibility

Duration

Ph.D

ME/MTech/MPhil/MCA/MSc/MA/MBA/CA or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or 55% marks in aggregate where marks are awarded or NET (UGC/CSIR)

2.5 years (Full Time) / 3.5 years (Part Time)

Thapar University Application Process

Aspirants must follow the steps below for applying to Thapar University:

  • Login to the official website of the university to fill up the online application form
  • Click on “Apply Online” link on home page of Thapar University website
  • From the window that has opened, choose the programme of your interest. Make sure to go through the ‘Eligibility’, ‘How to Apply’ and ‘Apply Now’ tabs. 
  • Click on ‘Create New Account’ tab and fil in the details to create a unique ‘Username’ and ‘Password’. These will be used while logging in.
  • Login with your ‘Username’ and ‘Password’. Fill in the Personal Details, Academic Details, choose the preferences of the programs, upload your recent photograph & signature, and then ‘Submit’ the application form.
  • Pay the Application Fee through the Payment Gateway (online mode) or through Demand Draft (offline mode). (Application Fee is ?1,500/- for all programs except M.Sc. and M.A. and ?1,000/- for M.Sc. and M.A. programs).
  • If the application form has been filled online and the fees has been duly paid, then the candidate will receive the confirmation e-mail regarding the acceptance of the online application
  • If the application form has been submitted offline, then the candidate will receive the confirmation letter after University receives the duly filled application form along with DD through registered post/courier/ speed post at ‘In-charge Admission Cell’ Thapar University, Patiala (Punjab)-147 004.’

Thapar University Admission Process

After applying for the university, the admission process begins. The steps are given below:

  • Entrance Test for B.E./B.Tech (Lateral Entry), M.E./M.Tech. (only for programs offered by CSED, ECED, CED and MED) and Ph.D. are conducted offline
  • The Admit Cards for offline entrance test shall be sent to registered email IDs
  • After registering, the candidate must take out two printouts of ‘Admit Card”, paste latest photographs on each and bring it along at the time of the entrance test. Along with the admit card the candidates also need to carry an identity proof.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their merit in entrance test. The list will be displayed on the university’s website.
  • The selected candidates need to deposit the total fee using challan form by the last day failing which his/her candidature will stand cancelled.
  • For BE and B.Tech courses, the university conducts in-person counselling. It is essential for the eligible candidates to be present in the counselling.
  • A candidate needs to bring the original certificates on the scheduled date of counselling/admission.
  • The allotment of discipline at the time of counselling/admission will be made on the basis of the seats available in a particular discipline and category at that time, the order of preference for various disciplines given by the candidate, and his/her merit according to TU rank.
  • In case of any seat(s) falling vacant during the first or subsequent counselling, the seat(s) that are vacated will be filled up during the subsequent counselling.
  • After seat allotment, the candidate needs to submit the admission fee and the semester fee. It can be done online or offline. 

Available College Facilities

The university provides various facilities such as a library with resources like magazines, journals, books, electronics resources; has over 47 cultural and technical societies for extra-curricular activities; facilities for sports and organises sports events and many more.  

Hostel

Gym room, TV room, AC reading room, Table Tennis room, Night canteen, RO water, Washing machines & Geyser all the bathrooms, Indoor games, Lawns & Wi-Fi Connectivity.

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines
Classroom

The university has classrooms with state-of-the-art facilities.

Laboratory

It has many laboratories for courses related to science and engineering. 

Sports

It has facilties for Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Gymnasium-cum-Badminton Hall and Swimming Pool Complex. It organises many sports events such as ‘Thaparlympics’, ‘URJA’ etc.

Facilities available in Sports

  • Swimming Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Badminton Court
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball Court
Extra - Curricular

It has many clubs for extra-curricular activities, that are, Literary Society, Music and Dramatic Society (MUDRA), Fine Arts and Photography Society (FAPS), Youth Welfare Club (YWC), Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music & Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY), Creative Computing Society, Thapar Alumni Student Committee (TASC), Dance Club ‘NOX’, Thapar Movie Club (TMC), Pratigya Society, Youth United -Thapar Chapter, Thapar Model United Nations (TUMUN), International Forum for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLS), Adventure Club, FROSH, Linux User Group, Visual Bulletin, Economics Club (Econ Club), Paryavaran Welfare Society (PWS), Spirtual Scientists’ Alliance (SSA), ENACTUS, EDC, Indian Institute Of Chemical Engineers (IICHE), Society of Mechanical and Industrial Engineers (SOMIE), Materials and Physics Society (MAPS), Mechatronics and ROBOTICS Society, Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Microsoft. Net Student Club, Institute of Electronics And Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) (Electronics Club), ASHRAE (American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers), International Association of Students In Economics & Business Management (AIESEC), OWASP Student Chapter, TU Tostmasters Club, Student Consultative Committee (SCC), NSS National Social Services, AICHE Student Chapter, Student Alumni Interaction Cell (SAIC),Thapar Codechef Chapter – TU Coders, Yatharth, Lead Society, Sports Addiciton And Discipline Educationg Society (SPADES), TEDx Thapar University, CARE (Chemical Association For Research And Education), Thapar Society Of Civil Engineers (TSCE) and GENE Society (Genesis and Engineering of Neo Environment).

Facilities available in Extra - Curricular

  • Theatre
  • Debates
  • Declamations
  • Events Committee
  • Singing Club
  • Dance School
Library

The Nava Nalanda Central Library has 60,000 printed volumes including books, textbooks, standards, theses, dissertations, Reference books, Textbooks, Book Bank, Light Reading Collection, Journals and Magazines, Question Papers, large number of online and CD-ROM based electronic information resources like bibliographic databases and electronic journals, OPAC - Online Public Access Catalogue, etc. 

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility