Founded 1956 as Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Granted 'Deemed University' status 1985.
Accreditation: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), All India Concil for Technical Education (CTE)
- Academic year: July to June
- Requirements: 10+2 examination with Math, Physics, Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Computer Science and also qualified All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) conducted by CBSE, New Dehli
- Students allowance: Co-ed