ABOUT THE THAPAR UNIVERSITY Thapar University (TU) was established in 1956. Over the years it has grown to a premier institution in the Country. The university offers Post-graduate and undergraduate programs in Engineering, Science, Management and Social Sciences. At TU we strive to maintain an environment that encourages scholarly inquiry and research, a spirit of creative independence and a deep commitment to academic excellence. Thapar Technology Campus is synonymous with a diverse community that is committed to scholarship, entrepreneurship, research and development. School of Physics & Materials Science is one of the front line academic department to foster new research ideas.
PATIALA CITY Patiala is just about 25 Km distance away from the National Highway NH-1 (Delhi-Amritsar) at Rajpura., Railway Jn. Patiala 250 Km from Delhi, 65 Km from Chandigarh and 60 Km from Ambala Cantt. Nearest airport is Chandigarh. You can drive to Patiala from Chandigarh, via Zirakpur (on NH-22), and Rajpura. Patiala is well connected by train. The important places of Patiala are Qila Mubarak Complex, Qila Androon, Rang Mahal and Sheesh Mahal, Ran-Baas Darbar Hall, Divan Khanna, Moti Bagh, Baradari Palace and Gardens, Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib and Kali Devi Temple.