University of Waterloo (UW) and Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET), Patiala signed an MoU to explore the possibility for cooperation in education and industrial training. TIET will offer an industrial training programme at TIET for UW engineering students in Mechanical Engineering Technologies such as machining, welding, computer assisted design and drafting, basic electricity and metrology. Both institutions will jointly design, manage and monitor the programme as outlined in the “Proposal for Industrial Training Programme”. TIET will undertake the curriculum, lectures and practical contents, tools and equipment, logistics of boarding, lodging and transportation, medical, safety and security arrangements.
The MOU between Indian Institute of Petroleum – Dehradun (IIP)and Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET) were signed to collaborate with each other in development and modification of products and processes in the area of petrochemicals, fuels etc. According to MOU, TIET shall allow IIP personnel to enroll Ph.D. at TIET subject to their fulfilling eligibility criteria and academic regulations of TIET. Such IIP personnel who have enrolled at TIET shall be at their option allowed to carry out their research work at both TIET and IIP under joint supervision of TIET faculty and IIP scientists. Supervisors shall be nominated for individual Ph.D. research scholar on case to case basis by the Parties. Such research scholars shall be awarded degree by TIET, subject to their successful completion.