Thapar 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. It was established in 1956, with a purpose to maintain a quality that encourages scholarly and research, a spirit of creative independence and a deep commitment to academic excellence. The college provides a unique campus with potential for development of indigenous technology and its engineering industries. It also places its students in well established industries after they graduate, to name some few, the university has its alumni working for companies like Adobe Systems India Pvt. Ltd, Ahuja Consultants, CISCO, Ericsson India, Samsung, Microsoft India, Google India, HCL Technoloies, IBM, Honda and Wipro. The 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. It is only fitting to say that Thapar University is one of the pioneers in promoting technical education, both nationally and internationally.