Thapar University, set up in the year 1956 in Patiala, Punjab by Karam Chand Thapar, is one of the premier university in India offering undergraduate and post graduate programs in Science, Engineering, Social Sciences and Management. Established as an Engineering college named Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, today TU or Thapar University acquires an eminent place among the top independent research organizations and technical universities of India.

Scope for Professors in Thapar University

Professors at Thapar University have wonderful opportunities to land up with jobs in various departments and schools of the university. Some of them are:

  • Civil Engineering Department
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering Department
  • Chemical Engineering Department
  • Distance Education Department
  • Computer Science and Engineering Department
  • School of Mathematics and Computer Applications
  • School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Salary of Professors Thapar University according to Posts:

The salaries listed below have been offered by Thapar University from time to time to candidates who have applied for different posts at the University

  • Assistant Professors- INR 12,18,482 per year
  • Distinguished Professors- INR 21,91,265 per year
  • Professor- INR 16,50,295 per year
  • Senior Professor (PhD and first class in preceding degree) in the Pay Scale INR 66,000
  • Lecturer for Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering departments with a Pay Scale INR 15,600-39,100 plus AGP of INR 3000 along with allowances
  • Lecturer on Contract Basis- INR 5,78,100
  • Senior Professor- INR 19,93,130
  • Associate Professor- INR 14,35,610
  • Assistant Professor with AGP of INR 6,000 along with Pay scale of INR 15,600- 39,100 with gross package amounting to INR 4,65,000
  • Assistant Professor for Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering departments with a Pay Scale INR 15,600-39,100 plus AGP of INR 6,000 along with allowances
  • Professor with pay scales of INR 37,400- 67,000 plus Basic Pay of INR 62,000 plus AGP of INR 13,000 with gross package of INR 14,85,000
  • Lecturer on contractual basis- Pay Scale of INR 15,600 – 39,100 along with AGP of INR 3,000, with Gross Pay Package amounting to INR 3,62,000
  • Associate Professor with Pay Scale of INR 37,400- 67,000 plus AGP INR 9,000 and Basic Pay of INR 37,400, with gross salary amounting to INR 9,40,000

Pay Scale according to Department and Designation

Here is a detailed list of Grade Pay and Consolidated Pay for Professors of different departments of Thapar University in the year 2011. The source from which the list has been drawn also contained names of individual professors who were entitled to these pay packages from the university. However the list below does not contain the names of the these particular professors to protect privacy:

Department Designation Grade Pay Consolidated Pay
School of Mathematics and Computer Applications Associate Professor 9000 38800
Mechanical Engineering Professor 10000 46150
Electronics and communications Engineering Professor 10000 56970
Biotechnology Assistant Professor 7000 20050
Mechanical Engineering Lecturer on Contract 3000 16720
Computer Engineering Assistant Professor 7000 20550
Business Management Visiting Professor ——- 40000
School of Management and Social Sciences Assistant Professor 6000 18320
Electrical Engineering Assistant Professor 8000 24870
Electronics and Communication Engineering Associate Professor 9000 37400
Chemical Engineering Professor 10000 46180
Electrical Engineering Lecturer on Contract 3000 17920
School of Mathematics and Computer Applications Lecturer (Adhoc) 3000 17340
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lecturer on Contract 3000 18390
Business Management Lecturer on Contract 3000 17890
Biotechnology Associate Professor 9000 46120

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Benefits for Professor in Thapar University

As per the appointment rules and regulations of the university, a Professor of Eminence appointed for a period of 5 years will be entitled to facilities like travel grant, furnished accommodation for free, secretarial support etc, subject to approval of concerned authorities.
*Salaries are subject to change with time and without prior notice..