Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC] Rankings


Ranked 68 for B.Tech by NIRF 2020
Ranked 78 for B.Tech by NIRF 2019
Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC], Chandigarh - Admission Details 2020

Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC], Chandigarh - Admission Details 2020

Chandigarh, Chandigarh AICTE Estd 1921 Deemed to be University NAAC 3 Questions Answered Ranked 68 for B.Tech by NIRF 2020+1 more

PEC University of Technology Admission 2020: Courses, Cut Off, Fees, Registration Process

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Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Now located in Chandigarh, Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) was established as Mughalpura Engineering College in Lahore in 1921. It was in 1953 that the institute was shifted to Chandigarh in the Indian state of Punjab. The institute has a ‘B+’ grade from NAAC.

The institute boasts an excellent faculty that is young, intelligent, experienced and committed, particularly in the CSE and ECE departments. The faculty consists of 139 members, with 88 PhD holders. The college has well-equipped laboratories for research and development.

PEC offers 31 specializations across three courses: eight under B.Tech, 12 under M.Tech and 11 under PhD. For admission to B.Tech, a candidate needs to score 75% marks or feature among the top 20 percentile in the Class 12 final examination. For selection, they need to take the JEE-Main.

To get admitted to an M.Tech course, a candidate needs a Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks, while for selection they need a valid GATE score card.

To pursue a PhD at PEC, a candidate either needs an M.Tech degree with 60% marks, or a B.Tech degree with 65% marks. For selection, they need to take either the NET or the GATE.

PEC has a great placement and internship culture.With companies coming to hire interns every odd semester, students get good exposure at the industrial level. The placement record is superlative, with recruiters like Amazon, Microsoft, Oxigen, Tata, Honda, Fiat, and so on, visiting the campus regularly. 366 students were placed last year. The average package offered is 

620,000 INR per year, while the maximum package offered was 4.2 million INR per year.

Popular Courses

CourseEligibility CriteriaCourse Fee (INR)Link
B.Tech75% marks or top 20 percentile in 12th examination3,45,000 INRClick here
M.TechBachelor’s degree with 60% marks1,74,000 INRClick here
PhDM.Tech with 60% marks, or B.Tech with 65% marks.58,000 INRClick here

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PEC Admission Highlights 2020

Name of InstitutePunjab Engineering College University of Technology (Deemed to be University)
Official Websitewww.pec.ac.in
Institute TypeGovernment
Affiliated withDeemed to be University
Application modeOnline
Entrance ExamB.Tech: JEE-Main; M.Tech: GATE

PEC, Chandigarh Fees & Eligibility

B.Tech₹96,750 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
M.Tech₹93,500 (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE
Ph.D₹28,000 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
CourseAdmission Link
BE/B.Tech Admission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Admission Link
ME/M.Tech Admission Link

Important Dates

GATE Registration 31 Aug - 05 Oct, 2019
GATE Exam 01 Feb, 2020; 02 Feb, 2020; 08 Feb, 2020; 09 Feb, 2020;
JEE Main (April Session) Registration 07 Feb - 06 Mar, 2020
JEE Main (April Session) Exam 05 Apr, 2020; 07 Apr, 2020; 08 Apr, 2020; 09 Apr, 2020; 11 Apr, 2020;

PEC B.Tech Admission 2020

PEC offers eight specializations under the B.Tech course. To be eligible to apply, a candidate must score 75% or feature in the top 20 percentile of the class 12 examination. To be selected, the candidate has to take the JEE-Main.

Duration4 years
Entrance ExamJEE-Main


Aerospace EngineeringCivil EngineeringComputer Science and EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Electronics and Communication EngineeringMechanical EngineeringMaterials and Metallurgical EngineeringProduction and Industrial Engineering

How to apply for JEE- Main?

  • Visit the official website of JEE- Main
  • Register for the online application form
  • Make a note of the system-generated application number
  • Create a password
  • Log in again and fill out the form
  • Upload scanned images of photographs and signature
  • A fee of 650 INR (325 INR for reserved categories) will be charged/ It is to be paid through Debit card, Credit card, Net banking, UPI or Paytm.
  • Keep a printout of the application form for future use.


  • Click on the registration page at the official JoSAA website
  • Use the JEE Main application number to log in
  • Ensure that your candidate profile is accurate
  • Click on ‘Submit changes’
  • Fill out your preferred colleges and specializations according to the list of available options
  • Lock the selected choices by clicking on ‘I agree to lock my choices’
  • Keep a printout of the page for future reference.

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PEC M.Tech Admission 2020

PEC offers eleven specializations under the M.Tech course. Candidates interested in applying should have a B.Tech degree with 60% marks aggregate. For selection, they have to take the GATE.

Duration2 years
Entrance ExamGATE


Civil Engineering (Transportation)Civil Engineering (Water Resources)Civil Engineering (Structures)Computer Science and Engineering
Environmental EngineeringElectrical EngineeringElectronic EngineeringMechanical Engineering
VLSI DesignMaterials and Metallurgical EngineeringProduction and Industrial EngineeringCentre for Total Quality Management

How to apply for GATE?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Register through the link by entering the candidate’s name, email ID and mobile number.
  • After the form is submitted, an enrolment ID will be sent to the candidate’s mobile number.
  • Fill out the application form.
  • A fee of 1,500 INR (750 INR for women and reserved categories) will be charged. It is to be paid online.
  • Download the form and keep a printout for future reference.

GATE counselling:

  • Register at the official website
  • Fill out the application form
  • Pay the registration fee of 2,200 INR (1,700 INR for reserved categories)
  • Click on “I agree”
  • Start entering your choices. When it is done, lock the choices
  • Submit the application and keep a printout

PEC PhD Admission 2020

The institute invites applicants for 11 specializations under its PhD course. Candidates must have an M.Tech degree with 60% marks to be eligible for admission. They may also seek admission if they have a B.Tech degree, provided they have scored 65% marks. For selection, they may take the GATE or the NET.

Duration3 years
Entrance ExamNET/GATE/PEC Research


Aerospace EngineeringCivil EngineeringComputer Science and EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Electronics and CommunicationMechanical EngineeringMaterials and Metallurgical EngineeringProduction and Industrial Engineering
Applied ScienceCentre of Excellence in Industrial and Product DesignCentre of Management and Humanities-


Ques. What is the cut-off for B.Tech at PEC?

Ans. A full list of the cut-offs for the general category is given below:
CoursesGeneral cut-off
Aerospace Engineering2,936- 31,620
Computer Science and Engineering3,282- 11,402
Electrical Communication Engineering7,132- 18,355
Mechanical Engineering8,528- 30,804
Electrical Engineering12,781- 28,074
Civil Engineering13,882- 40,237
Production Engineering21,308-48,515
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering22,511- 53,450

Ques. How many programmes are offered in the college?

Ans. PEC offers 31 specializations across three courses. Under B.Tech, it offers eight specializations, under M.Tech it offers 12 specializations, and under PhD, it offers 11 specializations.

Ques. What are the credentials of PEC?

Ans. PEC is an AICTE-approved institute. It also has a ‘B+’ grade from NAAC.

Ques. What is PEC affiliated with?

Ans. In 1953, when the institute shifted from Lahore to Chandigarh, it became affiliated with Panjab University. Since 2003, it has been given the status of a deemed university.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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