Academic Prize distribution was held at Thapar University. Dr Prakash Gopalan distributed the medals and prizes to the students who have shown excellent academic performance during last year. In all, 163 students received medals and prizes which include 95 boys and 68 girls.67 students have won the medal in 2016-17 and out of these 35 medals have won by boys and 32 medals have won by girls.
Ranveer Singh S/o Avtaar Singh, a first year B. E. (Computer Engineering) student of Thapar University, Patiala became the first recipient of the I M Thapar scholarship. The scholarship is an effort of the KCT group Trust, which is a subsidiary of the Karam Chand Thapar and Brothers, based out of Kolkata, and shall be awarded every year to a student pursuing engineering education at Thapar University.
Speaking during the award ceremony, V. K. Arora, Chief Mentor, Karam Chand Thapar and Brothers, congratulated the boy on his achievement and exhorted the boy to do well in future. He commended the university for supporting meritorious and needy students in pursuance of their academic career and extended his full support to the University.
During his address, Prof. Prakash Gopalan, Director, Thapar University, also complimented the winners and encouraged them to keep up the good work.
About Thapar University
The Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University is today recognized among the leading privately managed engineering institutions of the country and the best of its kind in the north-western region of India. NAAC, an Autonomous Institution of UGC, has reaccredited Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University and award A Grade.
The TTC with its three institutions viz, TU, TP and TCIRD, is today a unique Campus in our country with extraordinary potential for development of indigenous technology and its engineering industries.
A Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) has been set up at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University by TIFAC Mission REACH of Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India in its first phase of setting up eight CORES at various Institutes and Universities spread all over the country.
Science and Technology Entrepreneur’s Park (STEP) has been established jointly by Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University and DST, Govt. of India.
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University has impressively grown in size and activities during the last five decades of its existence. Nearly 10,500 engineers have left its portals so far, distinguishing themselves as proud Thaparians in diverse fields in our country and aboard. As a fitting recognition of its pioneering role in promoting the growth and development both at National and International levels, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University was granted full autonomy and the status of a Deemed University in 1985 UGC.