Thapar University International Engineering Program (IEP) 2019

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Thapar University International Engineering Program (IEP) 2019: Thapar University runs a credit transfer International Engineering program with Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin (TCD), Ireland.

Students admitted to IEP programs at Thapar University (TU) shall get an  opportunity to study at Ireland’s leading university, Trinity College Dublin. Under IEP eligible students will study the first two years of their course at Thapar University and last two years at Trinity College, Dublin under credit transfer program. Students will get their undergraduate degree from Trinity. These students on completion of IEP can also apply to pursue a Masters degree at Trinity College Dublin by completing one additional year at Trinity. A list of postgraduate programs can be seen here. Also, all graduates are entitled to a 12-month work visa in Ireland.

Benefits of IEP, Thapar University, Patiyala, Punjab

benefits of iep thapar university

The UG specializations offered at Trinity are:

  1. Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
  2. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  3. Electronic Engineering
  4. Electronic/Computer Engineering (combined program)
  5. Computer Engineering
  6. Biomedical Engineering

Thapar University IEP 2019 Fee Structure

thapar university iep fees

You can work along with study

Students can work up to a maximum of 20 hours per week during term time and up to 40 hours per week during term breaks. Students can register with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB).

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Number of Seats of International Engineering Program

  • Civil Engineering 15
  • Computer Engineering 25
  • Electronics Engineering/Electronics & Computers 15
  • Mechanical Engineering 15
  • Total 70

Admissions Process for IEP

The eligibility conditions for admission to the undergraduate credit transfer program are same as for regular undergraduate engineering programs offered by Thapar University (TU). The students will be admitted in the branch available as per merit list. The students will also have a choice to choose a TCD branch, if available. (The TCD branch may be different from his/her regular TU branch). Thus, students opting for undergraduate credit transfer program shall be allocated two branches namely TCD branch and TU branch. The students seeking admission under this category will undertake courses of their TU branch for the first two years (majority of the courses are common during the first two years).

Transfer to Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin (TCD), Ireland at the end of two years

The students will be able to pursue their education at TCD only if they obtain a minimum CGPA of 7.0 on a scale of 10 at the end of two years and have no backlog courses. If a student admitted in the undergraduate credit transfer program does not obtain the minimum CGPA, he/she will be required to repeat the courses where he/she obtained a grade lower than B-. However, in case the student is unable to meet the minimum requirements, he/she will undertake the whole program at Thapar University at an annual fee applicable at the end of 2nd year for the remaining two years.

Important Dates

Application form for BE/BTech (4-year) is open only for FN/NRI and IEP Categories till June .., 2019

Application Form for Admission to UG IEP Session 2019-20. Apply here

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