Aerial view of Thapar University campus
|Director||Prof. Prakash Gopalan|
|Location||Patiala, Punjab, India|
|Campus||250 acres (1.0 km2), Urban|
Thapar University has grown in size and activities during the last five decades of its existence. It was granted full autonomy and the status of a Deemed University in 1985 by the UGC. It was ranked #28 by the Outlook India Top Engineering Colleges of 2012. It was ranked #5 by the limited participation CSR-GHRDC Engineering Colleges Survey 2011.
The Thapar University is today recognized among the leading privately managed engineering institutions of the country. NAAC, an Autonomous Institution of UGC, has reaccredited Thapar University and award A Grade.
The College has has six old academic block A,B,C,D,E,F and a recently constructed TAN block.The blocks are well constructed and in good condition.The campus Has a lot greenery.
University has six boys hostels. Each hostel has Gym, Reading Room, Common Room. There is a Cooperative Mess system in each hostel, and a Student Executive Committee headed by the Warden to manage day to day hostel activities.
Hostel -A(Capacity: 252)
Hostel -B(Capacity: 282)
Hostel -C(Capacity: 320)
Hostel -H(Capacity: 480)
Hostel-E(Capacity : 237)
Hostel -I(Capacity: 407)
Also the university has a in-house market COS(Cultural Open-air Shopping) which has varity of shop including Bean and Bun(Restaurant) ,Laundry and jUjU's cafe and Kabir's General store.It also has a open air theater at its back and a newly opened wrapchik.
The institute offers undergraduate programmes leading to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree and postgraduate programmes leading to Master of Engineering (M.E.), Master of Software Engineering, Master of Technology (M.Tech.), Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degrees. Students have to take the Jee-main exam to get admission into Thapar University for the undergraduate program and students take the MET exam for admission into graduate/postgraduate programmes.
The institute offers undergraduate programmes leading to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree.
|*Electronics & Communication Engineering||ECE|
|*Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Engineering||EIC|
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. It is mandatory for all the students of the University to get themselves registered in any one of the following activities in each semeste
- Any one of the Games
- Physical Exercises
Thapar University plans to set up two campuses over the next five years: one on a 14-acre (57,000 m2) campus near Chandigarh by 2010 and another in Chhattisgarh. It plans to offer courses in management and engineering at its proposed Chandigarh campus and will invest around Rs 30-35 crore. The existing 250-acre (1.0 km2) campus in Patiala has a student strength of 4,600 and can accommodate around 6,000 students
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- "Avantha group to invest Rs 100 crore in education sector". Indian Express. 2008-10-08. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
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