Published: Tuesday, 4 April, 2017 04:30 PM

Thapar University ranked 26th in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by MHRD

Best ranked private Engineering Institute in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, HP, J&K, UP, UK, Chandigarh

The NIRF rankings released by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) yesterday, have placed Thapar University at the 26th position. Jumping one position higher than last year, Thapar University was ranked on the basis of factors such “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.

The NIRF framework outlines a strict methodology to rank institutions across the country. A core committee set up by MHRD has evaluated Thapar University and placed them in the list of leading institutions in India.

Thapar University is also ranked amongst the best private Engineering institute in the Northern region which includes Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, HP, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Chandigarh. It has also been ranked amongst the leading engineering institutions by various publications such as Outlook and The week.

Dr. Prakash Gopalan, Director, Thapar University said, “I am extremely thrilled at this accreditation from the GoI. What makes us stand apart is our untiring commitment towards imparting the best possible education, industry liason, global tie-ups and state-of-the-art infrastructure. I would like to congratulate the faculty along with all our members, whose effort made this achievement possible.”

About Thapar University:

Thapar University, founded in 1956, is housed in a 250-acre campus in Patiala, Punjab. In 1985, it was awarded the status of a deemed university, and from then on took a quantum jump with focus on research and development, along with the need to adapt to the changing needs of the industry and the delivery of state-of-the-art technical and engineering education in India. In 2007, the LM Thapar School of Management was inaugurated. It has evolved over the years to provide management education conducive to the dynamic business environment.

Thapar University is committed to developing high quality, professionally groomed technical and engineering manpower possessing multifaceted personality with respect for professional and social ethics, national values and the spirit of human emancipation. Thapar University believes in providing opportunities to students to broaden their horizons and develop cross-cultural perspectives enabling them to engage in the adventure of learning and discovery.

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