I.K.Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) Mohali, formerly known as Punjab Technical University (PTU), was established to promote technical, management and pharmaceutical education in the state at degree level and above. At present University has 121 AICTE and 65 UGC institutes affiliated with it, with lakhs of students including 1500+ international students from 30+ countries. IKGPTU has 9 different campuses located across all over Punjab at Jalandhar, Mohali, Kapurthala, Amritsar, Batala, Bhikhiwind, Sultanpur Campus, Dinanagar and Sultanpur.

PTU Highlights

Established in 1997
Approved AICTE, UGC
Courses B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Sc, M.Sc, BCA
Admission Criteria JEE and Merit-Based
Mode of Registration Online
Official Website http://mohali.ptu.ac.in
  • The university ranked at 96th place in NIRF Rankings of Indian Universities. 
  • 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 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.

PTU Courses

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Mohali offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science, technology and computer application. Below table describes the program offered along with their seats available. 

Name of department Program offered Number of Seats
Civil Engineering B.Tech  60
M.Tech 20
Computer Science Engineering B.Tech 60
M.Tech 25
MCA 40
Electrical Engineering B.Tech 60
M.Tech 25
Electronics and Communication B.Tech 60
M.Tech 25
Food Technology M.Sc 25
M.Tech 18
Mechanical Engineering B.Tech 60
M.Tech 25
Physical Science B.Sc 30
M.Sc 25
Chemical Science B.Sc 30
M.Sc 25
Mathematics B.Sc 30
M.Sc 25

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PTU Admissions

Candidates seeking admission must apply online through the official website to take part in the admission process. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by candidates in the Entrance Examination. The provisional and final merit list will be displayed on its official website. Applicants will be called for the counseling process as per the merit list. 

  • Seat Allotment will be entirely based on the merit list and availability of seats. 
  • After seat allotment, candidates will have to report to the college for document verification and payment of Academic fees.
  • Admissions to all the courses are carried out strictly on the merit of entrance test basis either through Centralized Counselling Procedure or through Institute level.

Application Procedure

  • Visit the official website of Punjab Technical University.
  • Register as a new user and login with email id and password.
  • After that, candidates will have to confirm the application form at the facilitation center.
  • The provisional and final merit list will be displayed on its official website.
  • In case of discrepancies, candidates can submit grievances during the display of provisional list at the facilitation center.
  • Candidates have to log in to fill and confirm online option form with preferences of colleges and courses.
  • CAP is conducted in 3 rounds and once college is allotted, candidates have to report to the allotted institute to confirm the admission.

PTU Placements

The university has signed MOU’s with some notable organizations, especially in the I.T sector. Every year students are offered lucrative job opportunities offering handsome pay and perfectly balanced job experience. Some of the Top Recruiters are:

  • TCS
  • Sonalika
  • Videocon
  • Airtel
  • Just Dial

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PTU Scholarships

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University offers scholarships to newly admitted students on basis of merit. B.Tech/ B.Arch

Category A

JEE for B.Tech JEE for B.Arch Scholarships
Rank <50,000 Rank <5000 Full Tuition Fee
50,000 < Rank < 01 Lakh 5 5000 < Rank <10,000 75% Tuition Fee
01 Lakh < Rank < 02 Lakh  10,000 < Rank <15000 50% Tuition Fee

Category B

University Position Holders Scholarships
University/Board Toppers (1st Position holders) Full tuition Fee
2nd and 3rd Position holders 75% Tuition Fee

M.Tech/ B.Tech (Lateral Entry)/ BCA Category A (for M.Tech. only)

Gate Qualified: Scholarship as per AICTE/UGC norms will be provided by the University.

Category A

Percentage in Qualifying Exam Scholarship
Percentage > 90  Full Tuition Fee
80<Percentage<90 50% Tuition Fee

Category B

University Position Holders Scholarships
University/Board Toppers (1st Position holders) Full tuition Fee
2nd and 3rd Position holders 75% Tuition Fee

In addition to the above, the following categories are also eligible for the IKGPTU scholarship scheme:

1. Full fee concession for 1* year only to one student in each course for National level sports/National level cultural participation certificate.

2. One student from each course will get the benefit of the full tuition fee for specially-abled.

3. Departments shall work and co-ordinate with Alumni to provide funds so as to start more scholarships as per practice in other Universities.

PTU Hostel

PTU offers hostel service to its candidates. Since the hostel seats are limited therefore it is available only on merit basis and circumstantial basis to candidates on first cum first serve basis. The annual Fee structure for Hostel accommodation and Mess

S. No. Charges Amount (in INR)
1 Hostel Admission Fee 1,000.00
2 Hostel Rent 4,800.00
3 Establishment Fee 2,000.00
4. Electricity (Electricity bill over & above will be distributed equally among the residents) 3,600.00
5. Water 600.00
6. Maintenance 1,800.00
7. Development Fund 900.00
8. Hostel Welfare Fund 300.00
9. Mess Security (Refundable if no dues are pending towards student) 3,000.00
Total 18,000.00