Smart India Hackathon 2017: Thapar University secures second runner-up spot
A six member team from Thapar University, Patiala, achieved the position of second runner-up in the ‘Smart India Hackathon 2017’ held in Jaipur. Organized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), National Informatics Centre (NIC) and MyGov, the Hackathon saw over 2100 technical institutes from across 33 locations in India concurrently compete for top honors in a 36 hour long digital programming marathon. The event had earlier been declared open by Union HRD Minister, Mr. Prakash Javadekar, who also served as its Chief Patron.
As per the Hackathon’s objective, participating teams were required to offer digital yet sustainable innovative solutions for real time challenges. A total of 7531 idea solutions were received from the participants in response to 598 problem statements put forward by 29 different Government ministeries and departments.
Creatif Pixel, the team from Thapar University, participated in the ‘Startup India Mobile App’ challenge proposed by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Post. The team proposed its solution in the form of a mobile app named ‘Startup India v2.0’, which according to them could integrate numerous domains of the start-up ecosystem and provide a simple, one-stop solution for sending important and relevant information to Startup India, all through a single platform. Led by Tanay Khanna and comprising Satvik Gupta, Pragya Dhir, Anubhav Gupta, Anshika Singh and Taniya Saini, all students of Thapar University’s Science and Engineering Department, Creatif Pixel was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 for securing the second runner-up position through this innovative solution. The team was mentored by Dr. MD Singh, Ms. Anika, Dr. Karminder, Mr. Karun Verma and Dr. Maninder Singh.
“You have made us proud,” said Dr. Prakash Gopalan, Director of Thapar University, commending the team for their success in the prestigious national-level event. Dr. Gopalan also reiterated the University’s commitment towards supporting such ventures by creating a conducive ecosystem to accelerate the growth of a techno-entrepreneurial spirit among all its students.
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Which is better for pursuing CSE, Thapar University or Manipal University?
If you're getting confused between Thapar or Manipal, I would suggest you go to the Thapar Institute. Because TIET is one of the top colleges in India if you're comparing among all these. And for Computer Science, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology is one of the bests in India. It has been ranked 23rd under NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) by the Government of India rankings. They provide the best placements in big brands like Deloitte, Larsen & Toubro, IBM, and many more. About 95% of the students were placed with pretty high packages. The highest salary package offered was about 35 LPA. Also, the online application forms for new Btech batch are available on their website. To apply: https://admissions.thapar.edu/online-application-form.php?_ga=2.25340221.1001895155.1584339704-1494704370.1549429640
Which University in India is good for pursuing BCA+MCA?Does Thapar University provides BCA+MCA?
Following are some of the best colleges in India for pursuing BCA and MCA
Ambedkar Institute of Technology
Indira Gandhi National Open y
Directorate of Distance Education
St. Xavier's y
RU College of Engineering
Vellore Institute of Technology
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha
Government MCA College
Jawaharlal Nehru University
The Thapar University only provides MCA course.
How are the placements at Thapar University?
If we talk about the placement opportunity in Thapar, it is simply impeccable. Last year, almost 80 - 85% of students got placed with good packages in big companies like KPMG, IBM, Microsoft, Adobe, etc. The average package is around 7 lakh per annum INR. The highest package goes around 40-45 lakhs. Since the faculty there have a strong corporate network, Internships provided to the students are quite good. It has a dedicated training and placement cell that makes sure that every student gets an internship. To know more about their placements you can visit the link Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Also, the admissions for the new batch are open now. To apply: https://admissions.thapar.edu/online-application-form.php?_ga=2.25340221.1001895155.1584339704-1494704370.1549429640
How to get Admission in Thapar University (BTech) ?? Do we need to give jee for that?? is there any entrance exam by Thapar University??
Yes, it is mandatory to have appeared in JEE Mains exam to get admission in Thapar Institute. There are two criteria for getting admission in TIET. One is on the basis of your JEE score and the other one is on the basis of your 12th class percentage. 70% of the total seats for BE/BTECH course will be filled on the basis of JEE main score you must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) in the aggregate of three subjects, Physics, Mathematics and any one subject out of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, and Technical Vocational subject. And the rest 30% seats will be filled on the basis of 10+2 marks in PCM merit or equivalent examination in the aggregate of three subjects, namely, Physics, Mathematics and any one subject out of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology and Technical Vocational subject. The admissions for their new batch are open now. You can visit their website to apply for the same. Here is the link Thapar Institute - B. Tech admission form 2020
Can you suggest some of the best colleges for pusuing MBA in India? Is LMTSM (a branch of Thapar University) is one of them? If yes, How is life at LMTSM ?
Here's the list of top MBA colleges in India
- Xavier school of Management ,jamshedpur.
- SPJIMR , Mumbai.
- Jamnalal Balaji Institute of Management , Mumbai.
- IIM Banglore
- IIM calcutta
- FMS delhi
- IIM Ahmedabad
- IIM Kozhikode
- Symbiosis centre for Management and human resource development ,pune.
- Institute of Financial Management and Research ,Sri city.
- Loyola Institute of business Administration , Chennai.
And coming to LM thapar institute of management, it doesn't come under the top 30 rank List of colleges. But college offer 70-80% placements according to the reviews.
The average package of the current batch is 5.87 LPA. Companies like Hyundai, KPMG, MRF visited the campus. Infrastructure facilities are considerable Classrooms are equipped with ACs and other facilities like auditorium, conference rooms etc. Are available