Thapar University Patiala
(Deemed University)


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%.

Thapar University was granted full autonomy and the status of a Deemed University  in 1985 UGC.

Courses Offered


BTech Programme

  1. Biotechnology

BE Programme

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Engineering
  7. Mechanical Engineering
  8. Industrial Engineering*(BE[IE]-MBA)

MCA  programme.

M.Sc Programme
1 MSc (Biotechnology)
2 MSc (Chemistry)
3 MSc (Mathematics and Computing)
4 MSc (Physics)

ME Programme (Regular)

  1. CAD/CAM & Robotics 16 5 4
  2. Civil (Structures) Engineering 16 5 4
  3. Electronics & Communication Engineering 16 5 4
  4. Production & Industrial Engineering 16 5 4
  5. Software Engineering 16 5 4
  6. Electronic Instrumentation & Control Engineering 16 5 4
  7. Computer Science & Engineering 16 5 4
  8. Power Systems & Electric Drives 16 5 4
  9. ME Programme (Part-time)
  10. Civil (Structures) Engineering 10 - -
  11. Production & Industrial Engineering 10 - -
  12. MTech Programme (Regular)
  13. Materials & Metallurgical Engineering 16 5 4
  14. Environmental Science & Technology 16 5 4
  15. VLSI Design & CAD 16 5 4
  16. Chemical Engineering 16 5 4


  2. MPhil (ECONOMICS):
  3. Ph.D


Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences Department
Agro-Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Bioremediation, Microbial Ecology, Food Technology, Food process and Safety, Plant Microbe Interaction, Tissue culture, Sustainable Agriculture, Bioinformatics.

Chemical Engineering Department
Bio-Chemical Engineering, Environmental Pollution, Mass Transfer, Pulp & Paper, polymers and composites, process Development, Mathematical Modelling and Simulation.

Civil Engineering Department
Structural Engineering, Geo-technical, Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management and Computer Aided Design.

Computer Science & Engineering Department
Bio-Informatics, Software Engineering, Parallel & Distributed Computing, DNA & Quantum Computing, Network & Information Security, VLSI Design & Testing.

Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering Department
Optimal Power System Operation ; Electric Drives; Application of FACTS; Power Electronics ;Process Control & Instrumentation, Artificial Intelligence Applications , Biomedical Instrumentation, Embedded systems .

Electronics & Communication Engineering Department
Semi-Conductor Devices, Micro-wave integrated circuits, solid State & thin films, Digital Signal processing;VLSI, Mobile Communication, Optical Communication.

Mechanical Engineering Department
Heat Transfer; IC Engines; Energy Conservation and Management; Bearing & Lubrication; Computer Aided Analysis & Design; Industrial Engineering & Robotics and Fluid Mechanics.


School of Physics & Materials Science
Solid State Physics; Materials Science; Nano Science; Liquid Crystal; Magnetic Material, Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear Physics.

School of Management & Social Sciences
Humanities, Arts and Management

School of Mathematics & Computer Applications
Operations Research; Functional Analysis; Reliability; Fourier Analysis; Biomathematics; Differential Equations; Algebra; Pattern Recognition; Soft computing; Theory of fuzzy sets; Differential Geometry; Number Theory; Topology.

School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Inorganic Analytical Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Catalysis.

L M Thapar School of Management
Strategic Management, Strategic Cost Management, Marketing Management, Finance Management, Management of IT & Infrastructure, IT Strategic deployment, IPR.

Admission Process

Guidelines For The Various Entrance Tests Conducted By Thapar University
1 In addition to application form fee of Rs 1250/-, candidates must deposit an amount as mentioned below for various programmes as examination fee.
MCA/LEET/MSc(Biotechnology) Rs 1000/-
MSc(Phy/Chem/Math)/ME/MTech/MPhil Rs 500/-
2 Candidates seeking admission in more than one discipline (whether in same or other department) of ME/MTech/MSc/MPhil programmes are required to fill separate application form for each discipline.
3 In case of a tie among candidates securing equal marks in the merit list, the same will be broken in accordance with the following criteria:
(a) Candidate senior in age shall rank higher in order of merit.
(b) In the case of a tie in age also, a candidate getting higher percentage of marks in the qualifying examination shall be ranked higher in order of merit.
(c) In the case of a tie in percentage of marks in the qualifying examination also, a candidate securing higher percentage of marks in matriculation/secondary or equivalent examination shall rank higher in order of merit.
The admit card must be retained by the candidates for its subsequent use at the time of checking of documents. IF A CANDIDATE DOES NOT RECEIVE THE ADMIT CARD 4 days before the Entrance test, HE/SHE SHOULD CONTACT ADMISSION CELL OR CALL AT 0175-6419164, 6419165.
5 Electronic gadgets such as Mobile Phones, Pagers, etc. are not permitted in the Examination Centre.

1 Admission shall be made on the basis of the merit of prescribed Entrance Test of respective programmes
and fulfillment of other conditions as per procedure detailed in the Prospectus.
2 ADMISSION PROCESS: The procedure to be followed for the admissions is as under:
2.1 The first list of selected candidates as per merit in Entrance Test for various categories shall be displayed on the university website These selected candidates shall be required to deposit the total fee by the prescribed last date of the respective programmes failing which his/her candidature shall stand cancelled and shall not be considered for the subsequent lists under any circumstances. Such candidates shall be left with no right on any count whatsoever.
2.2 Alongwith list of selected candidates at 11.2.1, another list of Probable Candidates (PCs) shall be published. These PCs shall express the intent of joining the programme by depositing the earnest money of Rs 10,000/- by the prescribed last date of the respective programmes. Only those PCs, who deposit the Earnest Money (CEM), shall be considered merit-wise and subject to availability of seats, in the 2nd/3rd list of selected candidates and applications of remaining candidates in PCs list shall be treated as rejected. If admitted, earnest money will be adjusted against total fee otherwise entire earnest money will be refunded to the respective candidate.


Thapar University
(Deemed University)

P B No. 32,
Patiala 147 004

Tel : 0175-2393001, 2363007, 2393021, 2365228
Fax : 0175-2364498/2393005
Email :,
Website :

VC: Dr Abhijit Mukherjee

Reg: Col. Jagdev Singh (Retd.)