The Institute has 13 hostels (8 for boys & 5 for girls) with state-of-the-art facilities. The total hostel accommodation for boys is over 4500 and for girls, about 1800. This includes AC room accommodation as well in some of the hostels. The hostels are provided with all basic facilities including water coolers with water purifiers, washing machines, common TV room, common reading room, common gym, etc. Adequate dining facilities are available for all hostellers. More information regarding hostels is available on the following link: http://www.thapar.edu/students/pages/hostels. All boys and girls hostels are located in TIET campus.
TIET is situated in Patiala, a principal city of the Punjab state of India. The Institute campus is located in the heart of the city and is well connected with major cities of India via three important modes of transportation: Air, Train, and Road.
The nearest International Airport from Patiala is Chandigarh International Airport (Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport) (62.5 Km from Patiala city center). It takes roughly one and a half hour drive to reach Patiala from Chandigarh airport. Chandigarh airport is well connected to all the major cities like Amritsar, New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Leh via air services provided by Indigo, Air India, SpiceJet, Jet Airways, GoAir, and Vistara Airlines.
The town has its own Railway Station named as Patiala Railway Station. It is well connected to major cities like Ambala, Amritsar, Barmer, Bathinda, Delhi, Haridwar and Kalka via SGNR Intercity, ASR DR Express, BME HW Link Express, HW BME Link Express, SGNR HW Express and UA Toofan Express. On the following website you can check destinations, fares, timetables and book the tickets online: www.irctc.co.in.
Patiala is well connected by road from major cities like Chandigarh, Ambala, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar, and New Delhi. It is roughly 60 Kms from Ambala, 65 Kms from Chandigarh, 96 Kms from Ludhiana, 156 Kms from Jalandhar, 236 Kms from Amritsar and 250 Kms from New Delhi. Patiala is well connected with the above cities through a series of well-maintained National and State Highways. Luxury bus services and taxi services are available round the clock. Time table of Volvo bus services by state government are available on following website: http://www.pepsuonline.com/