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Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (deemed to be University)

Thapar University was established in 1956, the institute gained the status of a university in the year 1985 and today Thapar University is recognized among the premier Universities of the country imparting technical education and is the best of its kind in the north-western region of India. Ranked among India’s leading educational institutions, the 60-year-old university is one of the eight institutes selected by the Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for setting up a Centre of Relevance and Excellence. TU has grown as a research-based university and it is an example of a pioneering experiment of public-private partnership in Higher Technical Education. Backed by the Avantha group, one of India’s most diversified conglomerates, TU is home to some of India’s best research lab facilities.

MARIHE programme is managed at the Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (deemed to be University), as part of Thapar University, located in Patiala. TIET is one of the most entrepreneurial and globally connected business schools of India, established in 2007. The School was established as a constituent department of Thapar University, Patiala in memory of Mr. Lalit Mohan Thapar, one of the three sons of LalaKaram Chand Thapar who founded the Thapar Group of Companies.
TIET is actively involved in collaborative programmes and has signed MoUs with several universities of international repute: University of Twente, Netherlands; Tel Aviv University, Israel; Virje University, Amsterdam, Netherlands; University of Waterloo, Canada; Trinity College Dublin; University of Texas, Dallas, USA. As a result student and faculty exchange programmes are regularly executed with these universities.

Contact: Professor Dr. Gurparkash Singh, Chair: Higher Education Management & Leadership, MARIHE Academic Director at TIET. gurparkash(at)thapar.edu

Welcome address by MARIHE Academic director at TIET

"The global systems of research and innovation are in flux, and the demands by which the higher education systems are confronted have regional roots and futures. The social responsibility of institutions, within the higher education arena described as third mission, comes together in the international field trip of MARIHE programme to the Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, as part of Thapar University, located in Patiala. Therefore I am looking forward to greet the new cohort in the summer of 2018 and showcase the theory-practice nexus researched in depth by TIET as one of the most entrepreneurial and globally connected business schools of India."
MARIHE Academic Director at TIET, Professor Gurparkash Singh

Note: If you have any questions regarding the application process, we kindly ask you to adress your inquiry to MARIHE Secretariat.

(Updated February 2018)