Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala – 2021

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala (TIET Patiala) was established in 1956 in Patiala, Punjab in an ample area of 250 acres in a green serene atmosphere to provide a scholarly and professional environment for faculties, students, and staff to make lasting advancements in the learning and research. The Institution was conceived by the brilliant and visionary ideas of Patiala and East Punjab State Union, the Central Government, and the Patiala Technical Education Trust founded by one of the Captains of Indian Industry, the late Lala Karan Thapar. It was inspired and embodied the deeds of Patiala Educational Trust.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where TIET Patiala gave its reports.

Courses Offered at TIET Patiala

TIET Patiala offers a considerable number of 11 courses in undergraduate programs and a massive number of 21 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering and technology.

Students Intake at TIET Patiala

Students Intake
TIET Patiala gave admission to a huge number of 2265 students at UG and a significant number of 390 students at PG in 2021; In 2020, it admitted 1865 students to UG and 390 students to PG. In 2019, it admitted 1625 students to UG.
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TIET Patalia has distinguished professors at its faculty who have published many research papers. It has 523 professors in its faculty and 80.68% of them are PhD holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:14, that is, one professor is available for every 14 students.

TIET Patiala Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, TIET Patalia spent Rs. 37 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 6% spent on procuring books, journals and e-resources for library, 23.47% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 20.88% on engineering workshop, and a whopping 49.65% of its funds spent on creation of capital assets and other expenditures like build new buildings. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 31 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 12 crores. The spending as a capital expenditure is increasing in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, TIET spent over Rs. 327 crores as an operational expenditure, of which 47.24% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staffs, more than half of its funds, that is, 52.22% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and 0.54% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 203 crores in 2020 and Rs. 148 crores in 2019. So, spending as an operational expenditure is also increasing in 2021 when compared with the last two years.

TIET Patiala Research Details

As PIET Patalia has a good faculty and good infrastructures, it was able to file 3 patent applications in 2021 and got 2; filed 2 patent applications in 2020 and got 1; filed 6 patent applications in 2019, however, none was granted.
Sponsored Projects
TIET Patiala has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 9.3 crores through the 56 sponsored research projects from 25 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 9.1 and Rs. 9.08 crores through 74 and 59 sponsored research projects from 23 and 15 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
TIET Patiala received Rs. 2.65 crores through 66 consultancy projects from 57 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.33 crores and Rs. 1.31 crores through 67 and 148 consultancy projects from 66 and 103 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

TIET Patiala Graduation & Placements

UG Graduation & Placements
At TIET Patiala, 1549 students who were admitted to UG degree courses, of whom all were awarded graduations and 77.02% of them got placements at top companies and 182 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 91.1% students were awarded graduations, of whom 99.82% got placements and 180 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 94.27% students were awarded graduations, of whom 81.26% got placements and 55 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At TIET Patiala at PG, 96.99% students were awarded graduations, of whom 67.44% got placements at top companies and 75 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 98.78% students were awarded graduations, of whom 83.33% got placements and 130 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 96.61% students were awarded graduations, of whom 51.23% got placements and 41 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the PhD research programme, TIET admitted 731 students to research studies of whom 118 were awarded graduations in 2021, 77 and 73 students were awarded graduations in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduation: UG graduates got Rs. 8.1 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.3 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 6.2 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduation: Rs. 8 LPA in both 2021 and 2020, however, it was around Rs. 6 LPA in 2019
There are more than hundred companies such as RBS, Reliance, Samsung, Wipro, SEW, HSBC, Whirlpool, Zomato, Deloitte, Edelweiss, IBM, Infosys, J.P. Morgan, L&T, Maruti Suzuki, etc., looking for the graduates at PIET Patiala.

Students Diversity at TIET Patiala

There are 7535 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 78.34% are boys and 21.66% are girls, 3131 students are from within the state, 4271 from outside of the state and 133 from foreign countries.

Facilities on TIET Patiala Campus

TIET Patiala has a lot of facilities that students can use. It has banks, ATMs, post office, computer center, stationery and book shop, courier and photocopier booth, cafeteria, coffee stalls, departmental/confectionery store, dry cleaner/laundry, salon/parlor, multi-cuisine restaurant, lifts/rams, etc.

Campus Festivals at TIET Patiala

There are many annual festivals being celebrated on this campus to bring out the latent potential of the students in cultural and technical fields. Here are the list of festivals:
  1. Orientation Program for first years – PROEM is started in July
  2. The Frosh Week cultural program is organized in August.
  3. Music and Drama events (MUDRA) is organized in October
  4. Start-up Expo fest is organized in November.
  5. Elixir – inter institute literature fest is organized in October.
  6. Saturnalia – inter-institute techno-cultural fest is organized in November.
  7. Nox Nite – the dance performance evening is organized in March.
  8. URJA – the inter-institute sports festival is organized in February.
  9. Izhaar – the inter-year cultural festival is organized in February.
  10. Annual Athletic Meet – is organized in March.


TIET Patiala is in Patiala where Patiala Railway Station is there, which is 5.5 kms away and Rajpura Junction is also there, which is around 31.6 kms away from the institution, and the nearest airport is Chandigarh Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport that is 66.6 kms from the institution.

How to Get Admission at TIET Patiala

Studying engineering science & technology is the dream of most of the students, but to make that dream real, we need a good institution like TIET Patiala. Here are the procedures to get admission to TIET Patiala

For UG courses at TIET Patiala: Students who passed or appeared for the +2 exam with at least 60% marks can take the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and should pass the minimum cut-off mark required at this institution in the JEE Main exam.

For PG courses: Students who passed a bachelor’s degree or appeared for the final exam can take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should pass GATE to get admission to this institution.

Fee Structure at TIET Patiala

Students need to pay Rs. 13.78 lakhs as fees for UG courses at TIET Patiala, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 8.1 LPA from top companies, so they can get back this amount within one-and-half years.

TIET Patiala Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: TIET Patiala has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 64.89%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: TIET Patiala has many distinguished professors and research scholars and got a few patents for innovative research, so it scored 51.54%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As TIET Patiala has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 68.52%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: TIET Patiala has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world and has admitted more students from other states, so it scored 56.05%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: TIET Patiala has a good faculty, impressive infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, so it scored 25.35% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

TIET Patiala got 56.76% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 23.

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