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I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University - [PTU], Jalandhar

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University - [PTU], Jalandhar

Jalandhar, Punjab UGC Estd 1997 State University

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Updated On - May 18th 2018 by TISMAN KAUR

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU), Jalandhar was established by an Act of State legislature on January 16th, 1997 to impart knowledge of Technical, Management and Pharmaceutical branches. IKGPTU was established as Punjab Technical University and renamed as I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University by State Government of India, in the year 2015. Admission to PTU is based on National Level Entrance exams and Interviews. The 78.16-acre campus offers 3 Undergraduate, 5 Postgraduate and 10 Ph.D. programs. PTU affiliated colleges are entirely sponsored and managed by the University.

Punjab Technical University (PTU) Courses and Eligibility

There are various Courses offered by PTU at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research level namely, B.Tech, B. Urban Planning, B. Architecture, M.Tech, M.Sc., M.A., MBA, M. Architecture and Ph.D. (Arch., Management, Eng. etc.)

Undergraduate Courses Eligibility

Courses –

B.Tech program is offered in five specializations. Additionally, PTU also offers Bachelor in Urban Planning and Bachelor in Architecture programs to the candidates.

Eligibility –

For admission to B.Tech and B.Arch. course a candidate must have passed 10+2 in science stream with minimum 50% marks. Selection for B.Tech will be done on the basis of JEE Main entrance exam 2018 and for B.Arch. on the basis of NATA exam.

Postgraduate Courses Eligibility

Courses -

M.Tech and M.Sc. programs are offered to the candidates in four specializations each along with MBA, M. Arch. and M.A. (Journalism and Mass Com.)

Eligibility –

To apply to these programs candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum 50% marks. Selection to M.Tech program will be based on the marks in GATE exam, for MBA on the basis of CMAT score and for M.Arch, M.A. and M.Sc. on the basis of exam conducted by the University and Personal interview.

Ph.D. Courses Eligibility

Courses –

Mainly five departments (Engineering, Science, Mass Com., Management and Architecture) are offering Ph.D. course to the candidates at the Research level.

Eligibility –

Applicant should have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent with minimum 60% marks aggregate. Selection is done on the basis of Previous Academic records, Synopsis and the personal interview conducted by the University.

  • All candidates admitted to the Ph.D. program shall be required to complete the Pre PhD-course work prescribed by the concerned Department of IKGPTU.

Note: All the information related to PTU Syllabus, PTU Datesheet and PTU Result can be cheked at the official website of PTU or by downloading the PTU App.

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).

PTU Scholarship

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University offers many scholarships to the meritorious and economically poor candidates. 

Read more about PTU Scholarship

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

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Mritunjay KumarBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering)Batch : 2013

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College was good. If you have to know about Punjab than must go there everything was very excellent. College management was co-operative and supported us all aspects.

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Kapurthala Highway, VPO - Ibban, Kapurthal
Jalandhar - 144603
Punjab , India

2.58KmKhojewala railway station

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1 Comment
Saini Taranpreet Singh Charanjit Singh

Hi, I have completed my Diploma in Mechanical Engg. and i want to continue my further studies in B.SC (Aviation). So can i get admission in B.Sc(Aviation) on the basis of Diploma.

06 Oct, 2017 00:10
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Saini, Yes, you can get admission in B.Sc program on the basis of your academics (10 2) scores.

06 Oct, 2017 18:17

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