Mangalayatan University
Mangalayatan University

Thapar University in India

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Thapar University, (a private university) previously known as Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (before 2007)- was founded in 1956 by Karam Chand Thapar of the Thapar Group of companies. Situated in the city of Patiala in Punjab, it is one of north India's premier institutes of engineering and technology Thapar University offers courses at the bachelors, masters and Ph. D., level in several disciplines of engineering and technology.

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET) was established in 1956 with the goal of providing undergraduate and postgraduate education in Engineering and Technology, a close interaction with industry, and a strong emphasis on research. TIET has grown steadily in size and activities during the last four decades of its existence. Over 10,000 engineers have graduated from TIET. In recognition of its achievements, TIET was granted full autonomy and the status of a Deemed University in 1985 by the University Grants Commission. The Thapar University is today recognized among the leading privately managed grant-in-aid engineering institutions of the country and the best of its kind in the north-western region of India. NAAC, an Autonomous Institution of UGC, has accredited Thapar University at the B++ level among Deemed Universities with Institutional score of 82%.

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. In addition, industry oriented and practice based Master's Degree programmes in various disciplines are offered in collaboration with TTTI, Chandigarh. Recently, the institute has started MBA as well as dual MBA+BE five year integrated programme.

Educational Streams

Interested candidates should register for BITSAT-2009 by applying in the prescribed application form at The printout of the filled form alongwith the prescribed fees of Rs. 1000/-(Rs. 500/- for female candidates) should be sent to Admissions officer, BITS, Pilani - 333 031. Details for payment of fees are available at the website while applying online.


  • Biotechnology Environment Sciences(BTESD)
  • Chemical Engineering(ChED)
  • Civil Engineering(CED)
  • Computer Science Engineering(CSED)
  • Electrical Instrumentation Engineering(EIED)
  • Electronics Communication Engineering(ECED)
  • Mechanical Engineering(MED)

Distance Education(DDE)
Contact Details:
Thapar University,
P.O Box 32, Patiala, Punjab -147004
Phone: +91-175-2393021
Fax: +91-175-2364498,2393020