Entrance Exams Engineering & Technology

Thapar University - PG Entrance Exam(TU-PG EE) (TU-PG EE)


*Thapar University*(TU) was established on 8 October 1956 as an Engineering College named Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. It is a University established in 1985 vide Sec.3 of the UGC Act, 1956 under notification # F.9-12/84-U.3. Thapar University offers Post-graduate and undergraduate programs in Engineering, Science, Management and Social Sciences. At TU we strive to maintain an environment that encourages scholarly inquiry and research, a spirit of creative independence and a deep commitment to academic excellence. We see our students as unique individuals with different interests and aspirations. The diverse programs and activities aimed at developing quality of mind, ethical standard, social awareness and global perspectives, let the students shape their own TU experience and grow. Our alumni have excelled in varied fields such as business and industry, administrative and regulatory services, research and education and social and human rights organizations.
Thapar Technology Campus is synonymous with a diverse community that is committed to scholarship, entrepreneurship, research and development. Our University is ranked amongst India’s top technical universities by independent research organizations. The combination of programs, facilities and above all the people has created a learning experience that is stimulating, supportive and challenging, while providing a competitive edge.

Important dates and Eligibility


ELIGIBILITY (For both Regular and Distance Education Mode): Recognised Bachelors degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with Mathematics at least at 10+2 school level and has also qualified in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the University.
Recognised Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with Mathematics as one of the subjects and has also qualified in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the University.

Admission to all the ME/MTech programmes shall be made on the basis of valid GATE Score in respective discipline. First preference will be given to GATE qualified candidates. After offering seats to the GATE qualified candidates, for seats remaining vacant (if any), the admission will be made on the merit of the entrance test to be conducted by the University across India and only those candidates who shall be having minimum 20% (15% for SC/ST) in the entrance test shall only be considered for admission.
Admission to ME/MTech programme will be open to a candidate who obtains at least 50% marks in the aggregate in the qualifying examination from a recognised University. Note: For ME (Computer Science and Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronics
and Communication) and MTech (Computer Applications), only GATE qualified candidates shall be admitted. Non-GATE candidates are advised not to apply for these programs.

Admission to MBA will be open to candidate who obtains at least 60% marks in aggregate or 6.0 CGPA or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination from recognized university.
Qualifying Examination is as under:
BE/B Tech degree in any discipline OR M.Sc. /MA in Mathematics/Statistics/ Computer Science/Electronics/ Physics/Operations Research/Information Science/Information Technology or MCA.
Admission to MBA programme will be on the basis of Master Merit List (MML).
Candidates appearing for CAT or MAT or CMAT will be considered for admission through GD and Personal Interview. The candidates who did not take CAT or MAT or
CMAT will be required to take a formal test(ONLINE) to be conducted by LMT School of Management, Thapar University, Patiala as per schedule given above.

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

The fee of Rs 2500/- for MCA, ME/M.Tech. & Rs. 1500/- for MBA can be deposited through DD or Online only.
Incharge Admission Cell
Academic Section
Thapar University

Punjab (India)
Retain one copy of the completely filled form to be produced at the time of counseling.


Candidates seeking admission in TU shall fill up the online form available on our website www.thapar.edu. Kindly fill the complete details and then take two print outs of the form and paste a recent passport size colored photograph.
Application fee paid Online: Send one of the printouts of form.
Application fee paid through DD: Send one of the printouts by attaching the required amount of DD (in favour of Thapar University and payable at Patiala).

ME/M.Tech. Programme

Programme  Name of the Deptt/School  Number of Seats Open Sponsored SC/ST
ME Programme 
CAD/CAM Engineering  MED  19 5 6
Structural Engineering  CED  19 5 6
Civil Infrastructure Engineering  CED  19 5 6
Electronics & Communication Engineering ECED  19 5 6
Wireless Communications  ECED  19 5 6
Production Engineering  MED  19 5 6
Software Engineering  CSED  19 5 6
Electronic Instrumentation & Control Engineering EIED  19 5 6
Computer Science & Engineering CSED  19 5 6
Power Systems  EIED  19 5 6
Thermal Engineering  MED  19 5 6
Information Security  CSED  19 5 6
MTech Programme 
Biotechnology  BTESD  19 5 6
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering SPMS  19 5 6
Environmental Science & Technology BTESD  19 5 6
VLSI Design  ECED  19 5 6
Chemical Engineering  CHED  19 5 6
Computer Applications  SMCA  19 5 6

Intake MBA
Thapar University may admit up to 90 students to MBA (Two years Programme) on the basis of the performance of applicant in Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. During this round (second), only the seats remaining vacant after the counseling of first round (to be held on March 9, 2013) shall be offered.
Number of Seats in MCA

General  SC/ST  PH  Total
43 15 2 60

Test Centers

Online entrance test shall be conducted across country. The information shall be available on the website http://www.thapar.edu


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