Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology earns Accreditation from Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


Mumbai, 5th September 2017: The Bachelor of Engineering Programs of Civil Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering offered by Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology has received ABET accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) during the 2016-17 accreditation cycle. The formal findings of the EAC were transmitted to Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology on September 1, 2017.

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental engineering professional body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to recognize students, employers and the society to serve the programs that meet the quality standards of global standards. It provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.

ABET’s evaluation included a thorough review of physical facilities and the quality of program provided by Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology.

Dr. Prakash Gopalan, Director, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology said, “Receiving the ABET accreditation for the two programs is a significant achievement for the institute. This is in addition to the Bachelor of Engineering program in Mechanical Engineering that was accredited by EAC in 2015-16 cycle. It makes us stand above the competition and puts the quality of our education on the global map. We hope to attract as many students with this recognition. I would also like to congratulate all faculties’ and staff of administration without whom this was unachievable.”