ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
Admission to all the ME/MTech programmes shall be made on the basis of merit of the Entrance test to be conducted by the Thapar University. GATE Score card shall be used for the purpose of scholarship only. 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.
Qualifying examination for ME/MTech programme (regular as well as part-time) in various disciplines is as under:
CAD/CAM & Robotics
BE/BTech degree in Mechanical/Production/Industrial Engineering.
Civil (Structures) Engineering
BE/BTech degree in Civil Engineering.
Electronics & Communications Engineering
BE/BTech degree in Electronics & Communication
Production & Industrial Engineering
BE/BTech degree in Mechanical/Production/Industrial/Automobile Engineering.
Software Engineering/ Computer Science & Engineering
BE/BTech degree in any discipline of Engineering OR MSc in Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science/
Electronics/Physics/Operations Research/Information Science/Information Technology OR MCA OR
Electronic Instrumentation & Control Engineering
BE/BTech/ degree in Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation Engineering OR MSc Physics with Electronics
Power Systems and Electric Drives
BE./BTech in Electrical Engineering.
Materials & Metallurgical Engineering
BE/BTech degree in any branch of Engineering OR MSc in Materials Science/Physics/ Chemistry (with Physics and Mathematics at BSc Level)
Environmental Science & Technology
BE/BTech degree in Civil/Chemical/Mining/Metallurgy/Biotechnology Engineering OR MSc in
Chemistry/Bio-chemistry/Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Atmospheric Sciences.
VLSI Design & CAD
BE/BTech degree in Electronics /Computer Science/Electronics & Communication/Electronics (Instrumentation & Control)/Electrical Engineering OR MSc in Computer Science/Electronics/Physics with Electronics / Instrumentation with Mathematics as one of the subjects in B.Sc
Chemical Engineering BE/BTech (Chemical Engineering/Technology, Environmental, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper Tech. or allied discipline) or MSc (Applied Sciences with Mathematics)
Note: Candidate who has passed Section B of the Institution of Engineers (India) or Grade IETE and has three years of professional experience in reputed organisation are also eligible for admission to ME/MTech programme in respective disciplines.
Sponsored Candidates with 55% marks in the qualifying examination are eligible for admission. Such candidates must have a minimum of two years of full time work experience in a registered firm/company/industry/educational and research institutions/any Government Department of Government Organization in the relevant field in which admission is being sought. The employer in the sponsorship certificate must indicate that the fee will be borne by the sponsoring organization and the candidate will not be withdrawn before the completion of the programme. The fee of the sponsored candidates shall be paid by the sponsoring agency from the company's bank account.
ME/MTech regular students getting scholarship shall be entitled for leave for a maximum period of thirty days per year in addition to general holidays but not entitled to vacation, e.g., summer, winter, etc. The students must apply for leave in advance and obtain the sanction from the concerned Head of the Department. The student shall be required to give an undertaking to the effect that he/she would not leave the course midway or appear in any competitive examinations, etc., not related to Engineering & Technology, in order to be eligible to receive this scholarship.
It will be obligatory for every post-graduate student to undertake eight to ten hours per week of work related to teaching and research activities as assigned to him/her by the University. This could include tutorials, laboratories classes, development and maintenance of laboratories, assistance in research and development activities undertaken by faculty members, maintenance and operation of computers and other central facilities, assistance in library etc.
TIMING FOR PART-TIME CLASSES
The classes for ME/MTech part-time programmes may be held on either Saturday or Sunday (whole day) during all the weeks in a Semester.
DURATION OF PROGRAMME
The normal duration of programme leading to the ME/MTech degree shall be four semesters for regular students and seven semesters for part-time students, which includes course work of twelve subjects, seminar/minor project and thesis. The maximum duration for regular programmes is six semesters and for part time programmes is ten semesters.
The candidates admitted in ME/MTech with valid GATE score will be considered to receive scholarships only if approved & amount released by AICTE or any other funding agency.
There are 50 Scholarships per annum(Rs 60,000- 20 Scholarships, Rs 36000- 30 Scholarships) for students who will not be getting GATE Scholarships. The decision regarding eligibility criteria for distribution of these scholarships will be decided by DOAA.
The part-time candidates must produce No Objection Certificate from the present employer/Department.
If the number of students registered is less than ten on the date of registration in a PG programme, then decision of the Director shall be final regarding offering of such programme.
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%.
The TTC with its three institutions viz, TU, TP and TCIRD, is today a unique Campus in our country with extraordinary potential for development of indigenous technology and its engineering industries.
A Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) has been set up at Thapar University by TIFAC Mission REACH of Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India in its first phase of setting up eight CORES at various Institutes and Universities spread all over the country.
Science and Technology Entrepreneur's Park (STEP) has been established jointly by Thapar University and DST, Govt. of India.
Thapar University has impressively grown in size and activities during the last five decades of its existence. Nearly 10,500 engineers have left its portals so far, distinguishing themselves as proud Thaparians in diverse fields in our country and aboard. As a fitting recognition of its pioneering role in promoting the growth and development both at National and International levels, Thapar University was granted full autonomy and the status of a Deemed University in 1985 UGC.