Thapar University B.E / B.Tech Admissions 2012-13 session
Published On: 3/26/2012
Thapar University has announced the B.E / B.Tech admission process for 2012-13 academic session.
Thapar University is ranked high among the top engineering colleges / universities in India and especially in North India one of the most desired options for the engineering aspirants if they are not able to get in to the IITs and a handful of other institutions. The academic strength & placements over the years have been the hallmark for aspirant’s traction to the Thapar University.
For candidates under General category from North India who are expecting AIEEE AIR between 15000-25000 and aiming for one among top 4-5 engineering streams, Thapar university could be one of the best options to pursue their engineering course though the tuition and hostel fee is quite higher compared to Govt Colleges. The approximate cost for four year course will be close to 10 lakh including tuition fee ,hostel & mess charges.But still the ROI would be quite satisfactory for the admitted students.
ADMISSION TO THE FIRST YEAR OF B.E / B.TECH PROGRAMME
A candidate shall be eligible for admission in the UG programs subject to the following conditions:
(i) has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate of three subjects Physics, Mathematics and any one subject out of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology and Computer Science.
(ii) has qualified AIEEE-2012 with at least 20% aggregate marks (15% for SC/ST candidates).This clause shall not be applicable for the seats at 3.3 (i.e. for over and above seats).
(iii) possesses a good moral character.
(iv) is a citizen of India.
(v)is born on or after October 1, 1987 (5 years relaxation in age for SC/ST/PH candidates).
NUMBER OF SEATS
Thapar University offers UG programs in the following disciplines. Total number of seats is 800+60 and their discipline-wise distribution is as under:
Number of Seats
B.Tech Programme (4 year Programme)
B.E Programme (4 year Programme)
Computer Engineering-(for Chandigarh Campus#)-60
Electronics & Communication Engineering-180
Electronics (Instrumentation & Control) Engineering-75
BE[IE]-MBA (5 year Programme)-
Till last year ,out of the total seats 50% seats were reserved for Punjab state candidates & 50% seats were for outside Punjab state candidates but from the acedemic session 2012-13 ( the coming session) as told by the University sources ,there will no reservation for Punjab state candidates. All seats are open for All India level candidates.
*The candidates will be awarded two degrees (BE & MBA) on the successful completion of their five year programme.
# These students shall commence their curriculum in Patiala Campus and shall move to Chandigarh Campus when it starts. The geographical location of 'Chandigarh Campus' is at Dera Bassi near Chandigarh.
All the BE programs of the University are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) constituted under AICTE Act.
OVER AND ABOVE SEATS:
Punjab Government Seats: 2% seats (16) are reserved for the candidates nominated by Punjab Government. These seats shall be filled up subject to the policy of the Punjab Government regarding nominations amended from time to time. The candidates for these seats are required to appear in the entrance test as specified by Punjab Government. The candidates for this category should contact the office of Director, Technical Education & Industrial Training (Government of Punjab), Plot No 1, Sector 36-A, Chandigarh.
Jammu & Kashmir Migrants
One seat is reserved for the Jammu & Kashmir Migrants. The admission & discipline of seat under this category will be decided by the Director, Technical Education Punjab.
CHILDREN OF THAPAR UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES: 1% over and above seats are reserved for children of employees of Thapar University.
SEATS UNDER DIFFERENT CATEGORIES:
Physically handicapped persons-24
Open Merit Seats-596
Total seats - 800
Over and above seats
Govt. of India*-10
J & K Migrants*-4
Children of TU employees-8
* THESE ARE OVER AND ABOVE SEATS.
For Chandigarh Campus: The reservation of seats shall be as under:
General- 43, SC/ST- 15, Phy Handicapped- 2
Last date for receipt of completed application forms – 04 June 2012
Interested candidates can download the application form online from Thapar University website www.thapar.edu.
The cost of the form is Rs. 1500/ & payment could be made through DD in favour of Thapar university,Patiala or can also be made online.