Directorate of Distance Education IKG-Punjab Technical University (PTU) is a State University established under Punjab Technical University Act, in the year 1996 (Punjab Act No. 1 of 1997) and the Directorate of Distance Education is an arm of IKGPTU Gujral to support and facilitate the open learning at the University more efficiently.  All the courses being offered by IKG-PTU (open) are recognized by University Grants Commission.

For information on admission in Directorate of Distance Education, I.K Gujral Punjab Technical University: click here.

Directorate of Distance Education IKGPTU Courses

Information Technology

Information technology and computer applications program of DDE- IKGPTU offers various courses at graduate and post graduate levels where duration various from 1 year to 3, depending on the course.

Courses

Eligibility

BCA

10+2 or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board

BCA (Lateral Entry)

3 Year Polytechnic Diploma in IT/CSE (or equivalent) Or 10+2 with one year Diploma in Computer Application/IT (or equivalent) from a recognized university with Mathematics as course at 10+2 or DIT/DCA level

BSc-IT

10+2 or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board / University / Council.

BSc-IT (Lateral Entry)

3 Year Polytechnic Diploma in IT/CSE (or Equivalent)

MCA

3 years of Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subjects either at 10+2 or at graduation level.

MCA (Lateral Entry)

3 years of Bachelor’s degree in BCA, B.Sc. (IT/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a course at 10+2 level or at Graduation level.

MSc-IT

Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration with Mathematics / Statistics / Business Mathematics as compulsory / Optional / additional paper as one of the subjects either at 10+2 or at graduation level.

PGDCA

Graduation in any discipline.

Management

In the field of Management, the Directorate of Distance Education I.K Gujral Punjab tecchnical University offers following courses.

Course

Eligibility

BBA

10+2 or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board

MBA

10+2+3 from a University recognized by govt.

B.Com

+2 or its equivalent from any recognized Board or with 33% marks in the aggregate in case of commerce students who have passed 10+2 examination.

Journalism and Mass Communication

In the field of Mass communication the Directorate of Distance Education offers a bachelors degree and a masters degree in Journalism and Mass communication.

Eligibility

For Bachelor of Application in Journanlism and Mass Communication the basic eligibility is 10+2 in any stream or equivalent whereas for a candidate seeking admission in Masters program of Journalism and Mass communication one must have qualified graduation iin any stream. 


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PTU Awards and Ranking

  • PTU overall ranked 3rd in State, 33rd in research and 54th among top 100 Universities in India by NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework).
  • University has been awarded as the “Best University Promoting High Quality Research at Master’s and Doctoral Thesis Work” category in the CCI Technology Education Excellence Awards 2013.
  • eINDlA 2010 Award of the Year as “ICT Enabled University of the Year” and “Open and Distance Learning Initiative of the Year Award” by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Govt. of India.
  • Best Technical University Award for the year 2013 by Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).

Academic MoUs of PTU with International Institutions

The University has signed MoUs with following Universities/ Organizations/ Institutions for the suitability of courses at the global level: -

  • San Jose University, U.S.A
  • Dongguk University, Korea
  • Canadian Education Consultancy Services, Canada
  • Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan
  • Thompson Rivers University, Canada
  • Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan