2. THAPAR INSTITUTE WILL
HOLD ITS 33RD
CONVOCATION ON FRIDAY,
NOVEMBER 1, 2019 IN
INSTITUTE OPEN AIR
THEATER (COS), PATIALA
CAMPUS. THE OCCASION
WILL BE GRACED BY THE
PRESENCE OF OUR
ESTEEMED CHIEF GUEST
PROF. CYRIL CLARKE,
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
AND PROVOST, VIRGINIA
3. THAPAR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - HISTORY
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is located in a
sprawling green campus comprising of more than 250 acres in the
historic city of Patiala.
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology was established in
1956 through an brilliant and futiristic between the then State of
PEPSU (Patiala and East Punjab States Union), the Central
Government and the Patiala Technical Education Trust (PTET)
founded by one of the great captains of Indian Industry, the late
Lala Karam Chand Thapar. The mission of the institution as
embodied in the Trust Deed dated April 9, 1956, is truly remarkable
for their scope and vision. They provide for undergraduate and post
graduate education in engineering & technology, a close interaction
with industry, and a strong emphasis on basic and applied research.
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is today recognized
among the premier institutions imparting technical education of the
country and the best of its kind in the north-western region of India.
It is an example of pioneering experiment of joint venture between
public and private sector in higher technical education. TIET is a
unique campus with extraordinary potential for development of
indigenous technology and its transfer to engineering industries.
4. TIET CONVOCATION 2019
Thapar Institute will hold its 33rd convocation on Friday, November 1, 2019 in
Institute Open Air Theater (COS), Patiala campus. The occasion will be graced by
the presence of our esteemed Chief Guest Prof. Cyril Clarke, Executive Vice
President and Provost, Virginia Tech, US.
Adjudged as the 10th Joint Best University in India, TIET is all set to widen its
research and innovation inspired growth endeavours. Further adding laurels to its
Engineering wing, TIET convocation 2019 will also mark celebrations for the
institute moving up from 27th (2016 ranking) to 23rd best institute amongst top
100 engineering institutions across India (National Institutional Ranking Framework
(NIRF), MHRD, Govt. of India).