The Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is located in the state Punjab, India. It conducts online centralized counselling for admission to over 1500 B.Tech seats based on JEE Main Exam score into the Institute itself. It does not conduct any entrance exam for admission into B. Tech programme. However, aspirants who want to get enrolled for B.Tech programme for the academic session 2018-19 into the Thapar University, they must attend the JEE Main 2018. They also have to apply for admission into the institute. To get the overview idea of the counselling for Thapar University B. Tech Admission 2018, read the full article.

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Important Update Related to Thapar University B. Tech Admission 2018

Thapur University B.Tech Admission 2018- Last date to apply for Admission into B. Tech programme has been extended from 29th April 2018 to 20th May 2018. The last date to apply for B.E/B.Tech Admission 2018 is up to 20th May 2018 To apply, visit “application form” section of this article. 

The new eligibility criteria regarding the qualifying examination JEE Main 2018 has been updated. get full information under the eligibility criteria section below. 

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The authority of the institute has announced that the admission into the B.Tech programme for the academic session 2018 will start as soon as the result of JEE Main 2018 will be declared. However, the Announced dates related to all the activities of Thapar University B. Tech Admission 2018 are provided in the table below:

S. NoActivityDates Announced
1.Release of online Application FormFebruary 2018
2.Last date to submit the online application form20th May 2018 (extended)
3.Last date to submit the online application form  (for NRI/FN candidates)13th July 2018
4.Publication of 1st merit list and counselling28th May 2018
5.Publication of 2nd merit list and counselling15th June 2018
6.Publication of 3rd merit list and counselling         (If required)27th June 2018

Courses Offered and Seat Intake by Thapar University

There are total 10 courses which will be offered to JEE Main 2018 qualified candidates. Candidates have to choose any one of the courses in which they want to get enrolled in. The number of seats available in a particular branch is also provided in the article.

S. NoCourses offeredSeat Intake
1.Chemical Engineering60
2.Civil Engineering130
3.Computer Engineering570
4.Electrical Engineering150
5.Mechanical Engineering160
6.Mechatronics Engineering30
7.Mechanical Engineering (Production)30
8.Electronics Engineering (Instrumentation & Control)100
9.Electronics & Communication Engineering165
10.Electronics and Computer Engineering180

Eligibility Criteria of Thapar University B.Tech Admissions

The eligibility conditions that the candidate must possess to apply for admission into B. Tech programme at the university for the academic session 2018 are as follows. Before going to fill up the application form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria at least once.

There has been a recent update regarding the eligibility criteria for BE/ B. Tech candidates. Check the new eligibility criteria in the Qualifying examination section given in the table below.

S. NoParticularsEligibility Criteria
1.NationalityCandidates must be a citizen of India. Foreign nationals and NRI candidates can also apply.
2.Age criteriaCandidates should be born on or after October 1, 1992 (5 years relaxation in age for SC/ST/PH candidates).
3.BehaviorApplicants must possess a good moral character.
4.Qualifying examination60% (55% for SC/ST) in PCM at 10+2 level & 72 Marks (54 for SC/ST) in JEE Main-2018


75% (70% for SC/ST) in PCM at 10+2 level & 60 Marks (42 for SC/ST) in JEE Main-2018


80% (75% for SC/ST) in PCM at 10+2 level & 45 Marks (30 for SC/ST) in JEE Main-2018

5.Eligibility criteria for NRI (Non-Resident of India) and Foreign Nationals (FN) candidates15% of the total seat available for each programme is reserved for NRI/FN students. However, those candidates need not to appear in the JEE Main 2018 exam but the candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with at least 60% marks in aggregate of subjects, namely, Physics, Mathematics and any one subject out of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology and Technical Vocational Subjects.

Thapar University 2018 Application Form

The application form of Thapar B.Tech admission 2018 has been released online in February 2018. The applicant can fill and submit the form till the last date i.e. 29th April 2018. Candidates have to fill the form carefully as wrong information will lead to rejection. Before going to fill up the application form, applicants must check the above-mentioned eligibility criteria. To apply for admission is basically a two-way process. One to fill up the application form and the second is to pay the application fee.

Here is a step by step guide to apply for the Thapar University B. Tech Admissions 2018


The applicants, first of all, have to register themselves to participate in the admission process.

  1. For that, visit the official website i.e
  2. Click on “Apply Now” option.
  3. Click on “create new account” and carefully fill all the necessary details.
  4. After entering all the details, click on “submit” button.
NOTE: A “Username’ and ‘Password’ will be sent to the registered email ID.

Fill up the application form

Log in using the username and password (generated during registration). Fill in personal details, academic details, select the programme in which you want to get enrolled in and click on “submit” button.

Upload scanned images

The next step after filling up the application form is to upload the scanned images of the following documents as per the specification provided in the table below:

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Payment of application fee

The application fee for B.Tech admission 2018 can be paid via two modes i.e offline and online and they are as follows. The amount to be paid in both the mode is same i.e Rs.1500/-.

Online Mode: The application fee can be paid by using credit card, debit card or net banking. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Offline Mode: The candidates, if want to pay via offline mode, they have to generate the bank challan by visiting the official website and take the printout of the same. The fee must be deposit at any designated bank branch.

Printout of application form

After paying the application fee, the applicants must take the printout of the application form. It has to be produced/submitted at the time of counselling.

Cut-off for Thapar University B.Tech Admissions 2018

As there is not any entrance exam conducted by the authority, they directly release the cut-off mark after the application form filling date gets over. Candidates must visit the official website regularly for updates related to cut-off mark and to check whether or not they are qualified for admission. The cut-off mark includes the JEE Main rank and qualifying examination marks.

The cut off will have an opening and closing rank of JEE Main 2018. The opening rank here specifies the starting rank from which the admissions will be accepted and the closing rank here specifies that no further admissions will be accepted after that particular rank. The opening and closing rank form a bracket between which the admissions of the candidates will be accepted. The candidates with ranks that do not fall within this bracket are not entertained for admission under any general circumstances.

The official authority determines the Cut-off by considering the following factors:

  • Number of applicants applied for admission
  • Seats for reserved category.
  • The number of available seats.
  • Marks secured by the applicants in the JEE Main 2018 exam.

Thapar University Merit List 2018

The merit list will be prepared by the university on the basis of scores obtained by applicants in JEE Main 2018. Applicants who obtain the cut-off rank, they will be eligible for admission. candidates whose names are placed higher in the merit list will be called first and the seat will be allotted to them.

Thapar University Counselling 2018

Based on the merit list, candidates will be called for counselling. The authority will release two merit list and counselling will take place according to that. If the seat remains vacant after the second round of counselling, then a third round will be conducted. Shortlisted candidates must report to the scheduled venue in person along with all the necessary documents.

Candidates have to carry the following set of documents at the time of reporting for counselling for document verification:

  • JEE Main 2018 Admit Card
  • JEE Main 2018 Score Card
  • 10+2 Standard (or equivalent) Mark-sheet & Passing Certificate
  • Class 10 certificate or birth certificate as Proof of Age
  • Residential Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Character Certificate from the Principal of the College/ School last attended
  • Migration Certificate for Candidates of Other Universities/ Boards
  • Degree Certificate (If applicable)
  • Seat Allotment Letter
  • Domicile Certificate
  • GAP Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Two recent passport size photographs

Thapar University 2018 B.Tech Admissions

The candidates who get the course of their choice, they are required to pay the admission fee to confirm the seat allotted to him/her. If they don’t do so, seat allotted will be automatically cancelled and the candidate cannot claim their seat in future.

Contact Details


Address: P.O. Box 32, Patiala, Pin -147004

Phone: +91-175-2393021

Fax No.: +91-175-2364498, 2393020

Telegram: Thaparinst

Email: [email protected]


Fee helpline: 0175-2393843, 9023995724, 8169390878, 7696384655

Mess Fee helpline: 9888689633, 8867518083

Contact time: 9 am to 5 pm, working days only

Email [email protected]


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