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I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University

Jalandhar, Punjab | Ratings: 2.7/5 (12 votes) - Add Review
Established : 1997 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : AICTE

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU), formerly Punjab Technical University, is a state government university in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. The University was established in 1997 to promote technical education in Punjab. It is named after Inder Kumar Gujral, the former Prime Minister of India and a distinguished alumnus of the University.

The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in various fields, such as engineering, technology, management, architecture, pharmacy, and applied sciences. In addition, over 200 IK Gujral Punjab Technical University's affiliated colleges offer courses in these fields. The University is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities and Commonwealth Universities.

IKGPTU strongly focuses on research and innovation. To promote research and development, it has established several research centres and collaborations with leading institutions worldwide. IKGPTU also has a strong industry-academia interface, which helps students get exposure to the industry and prepares them for their careers. The University has signed MOUs with several leading industries, which offer its students training, internships, and job opportunities.

In conclusion, IKGPTU is a leading technical university in India, offering quality education and research opportunities in various fields. Its strong focus on research, industry-academia interface, and extracurricular activities make it a popular choice among students in the region.

About IK Gujral Punjab Technical University

Year of establishment


Is IK Gujral Punjab Technical University private or government


Is IK Gujral Punjab Technical University  UGC approved

Yes, it is UGC approved University

Academic Recognition/approval


Admission Process

Entrance Exam and Merit

Application Mode  






Official website


IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Rankings

Several national rating agencies, including NIRF and IIRF, have ranked PTU.

  • Punjab Technical University NIRF Ranking 2021 is 120 for B Tech.
  • In the 2020 NIRF Rankings, it secured the 104th position.
  • PTU was listed among NIRF's Top 100 Universities in India by gaining 96th rank.
  • As per IIRF 2022 Rankings, PTU ranked at 104th position for B Tech.

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Notable Alumni

  • Bharati Singh: Indian Comedian
  • Deepika Singh: Indian Actress
  • Sidhu Moose Wala: Indian Singer
  • AP Dhillon: Indian Singer
  • Amrit Maan: Indian Singer
  • Charanjit Singh Channi: 16th Chief Minister of Punjab

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Courses and Fees

The courses are all offered under UG, PG, and PhD fields. The PTU fee structure varies from course to course. The full course list and the respective fee structure of  IK Gujral Punjab Technical University are tabulated below:



IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Fees per year



International Business

INR 88,750


Civil Engg

Computer Engg

Electrical Engg

Electronics & Communication Engg

Mechanical Engg

Software Engg ( in collaboration with Thompson Rivers University, Canada)

INR 88,750


Hotel Management

INR 58,150


Computer Science And Engineering|Electrical Engineering|Civil Engineering|Food Technology| CAD/CAM |Information Technology|Mechanical Engineering|Electronics And Communication Engineering|Structural Engineering|Power System & Control|Biotechnology|Environmental Science And Engineering|Industrial Engineering|Nano Science And Technology|Power Electronics|Production Engineering|Thermal Engineering|Vlsi Design|Embedded Systems|Manufacturing Engineering|Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering|Electronics Product Design & Technology

INR 83,150



INR 83,150



INR 88,150

MBA, Lateral


INR 83,150

B.Sc Hons




INR 32,150


Information Technology

INR 43,150



INR 43,600



INR 43,600


Journalism and Mass communication

INR 32,150


English|Political Science|Punjabi|Journalism And Mass Communication

INR 49,000 - total


English|Punjabi|Civil Engineering|Computer Science And Engineering|Electrical Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Pharmacy|Chemical Sciences|Computer Applications|Mathematical Sciences|Electronics & Communication|Physical Science|Management

INR 14,000

Master of Planning


INR 83,150



INR 38,600


Mass Communication


INR 38,600

I.K Gujral Punjab Technical University Placements

I.K Gujral Punjab Technical University offers various placement opportunities. The University takes responsibility for every student to develop them personally and professionally. The placement records are good at the University, and it has a dedicated corporate relations and alumni department that ensures that all students get placed in the best companies. The major recruiters are Jaro Education, Byju's, IBM India Pvt. Ltd., Cognizant, etc.


Punjab Technical University Salary package

Jaro Education




IBM India Pvt. Ltd.




Sopra Steria


Infosys Ltd.


Wipro Technologies


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

INR 3.36 LPA


INR 3.30 LPA

Grazitti Interactive

INR 3.12 LPA

CHC Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

INR 3.10 LPA

Entuple Technologies

INR 3.00 LPA

Just Dial Ltd.

INR 2.73 LPA

Mahashakti Energy Ltd.

INR 2.50 LPA

Zapbuild Technologies

INR 2.40 LPA

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University  Courses Admission

PTU offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD courses. Admission into these courses is made through entrance examinations. It focuses on teaching quality technology in engineering, management, and arts to produce a skilled workforce in the industry.

  • For admission into the I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University MBA course, candidates must have a minimum of 50% or equivalent CGPA in Graduation/bachelor. In addition, eligible candidates must take the CMAT exam.
  • For Punjab Technical University, B.Tech Admission aspirants must have passed 10+2 in the science stream from any recognized board with at least 50% marks. The selection is based on the JEE Mains Score.
  • The aspirants who possess a diploma after ten years of schooling with mathematics as a subject and 50% marks in aggregate are also eligible to apply for B Tech Lateral.
  • For admission to the B Arch, candidates are mandated to appear for NATA.
  • For admission into the M Tech course, candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in the appropriate branch or equivalent with at least 50% marks. Admission to this course is also based on GATE scores.

How to get admission to IK Gujral Punjab Technical University

PTU offers a fully online admission procedure. The admissions to all the courses are carried out strictly on an entrance test basis either through IK Gujral Punjab Technical University.

Centralized Counselling Procedure or through the Institute level.

The step-by-step procedure is mentioned below:

CAP Counselling:

  • Visit the authorized website of Punjab Technical University.
  • Register as a new user and log in with your email ID and password.
  • Candidates must log in to fill and confirm online option forms with the 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.
  • The provisional and final merit list will be displayed on its official website.

Institute Level:

Apart from the entrance level, candidates can also opt for admission at the institute level.

  • Candidates must collect the Admission Form/Prospectus, Brochure, and University magazine from the Administrative office by paying the application fee only by Demand Draft in favor of "I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University," payable at Jalandhar.
  • Fill out the admission form correctly with all the details.
  • Please submit the Admission Form along with all the required original documents and payment slips to the Administrative Office/Admission Data Entry Center.
  • Finally, the candidates have to collect the confirmation letter from the admissions officer.

Note: Candidates admitted through CAP Counselling must also report at the Institute and follow the abovementioned steps.

The documents required are:

  • Allotment Letter in original
  • Fees Receipt
  • JEE Main/GATE/CAT/CET exam and other examination scorecards.
  • Class X, XII, and Degree Mark Sheet
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate (Only for Other University)
  • Caste Certificate(if applicable)
  • Cast Validity Certificate(if applicable)
  • Non-Creamy Layer (if applicable)
  • Address Proof

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University  Scholarship

Several scholarships available at the University are awarded to students who are prolific in their studies or sports. These scholarships are offered for every stream and can be availed by any student who has passed the prescribed eligibility criteria set by the University.

  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Specially-Abled Students
  • Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls Students (Technical Degree)
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses
  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Facilities

PTU Jalandhar has a campus spread over a large area with plenty of facilities and infrastructure for students. The campus has several classrooms, labs, a library, and a central cafeteria. It also has a large auditorium which is furnished with the latest technologies. It also has state-of-the-art laboratories and research facilities, which provide students with practical training and hands-on experience in their respective fields.

  • Library: The institution has a library that is fully three floors. The library is interconnected and centrally air-conditioned. It has a seating capacity of more than 500 readers and is well-connected.
  • Computer Centre: The University has a well-equipped, fully air-conditioned Computer Laboratory. The computer centre is fully Wi-Fi enabled and has convenient printing and scanning resources.
  • Transportation Facility:  The University has a fleet of buses available for students' convenience.
  • Cafeteria: The University has a cafeteria to provide healthy and affordable food to the students.
  • Publication Bureau: The University has a Publication Bureau, which was well established to make quality books available for higher education at a low cost. The Publication Bureau is responsible for publishing translated books in Science and Engineering. It was established primarily for the development and enrichment of the Punjabi language.

In addition to academics, the University also focuses on extracurricular activities and sports. It has a vibrant student community that organizes various cultural and sports events throughout the year. The University also has a well-equipped sports complex that provides students with indoor and outdoor sports facilities.

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Hostel

PTU provides accommodation facilities for boys and girls on the hostel campus itself. The hostels are located within walking distance of the main wing. There is one girls' hostel and two boys' hostels. There are 76 rooms in each Girl's hostel and 144 rooms in the boys' hostel. The accommodation offers single- and double-seater rooms.

The fee structure of the hostels is INR 58 K/year

The full fee breakup is shown below:

Hostel Charges – Rs. 7500

Mess security – Rs. 4000

Approx. Mess Bill – Rs. 18000

Hostel Expenses – Rs. 28500

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University affiliated Colleges

Constituent Campuses of PTU Jalandhar

  1. IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Main Campus, Kapurthala
  2. I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Campus, Amritsar
  3. I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Campus, Hoshiarpur
  4. I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Mohali Campus – I

Government Colleges under IK Gujral Punjab Technical University

  1. Baba Hira Singh Bhattal Institute of Engineering & Technology, Sunam Jakhal Road, Lehragaga, Sangrur 148031
  2. Beant College of Engineering & Technology, Gurdaspur
  3. Malout Institute of Management and Information Technology,
  4. Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana

Private Colleges under IK Gujral Punjab Technical University

1 Adesh Institute of Engineering & Technology

2 Adesh Institute of Technology

3 Aman Bhalla Institute of Engineering & Technology

4 Pathankot Amritsar College of Engineering & Technology

5 Anand College of Engineering & Management

6 Apeejay Institute of Management & Engineering Technical Campus

7 Aryans College of Engineering

8 Rajpura, Distt. Patiala Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College

9 Baba Kuma Singh Ji Engineering College

10 Amritsar Bhai Gurdas Institute of Engineering and Technology

11 Bhai Maha Singh College of Engineering

12 Bhutta College of Engineering & Technology. , Ludhiana

13 BIS College of Engineering & Technology

14 CGC College of Engineering, Landran, Mohali

15 CGC Technical Campus (Engineering), Jhanjeri, Mohali

16 Chandigarh Engineering College, Landran, Mohali

17 College of Engineering and Mgt

18 Continental Institute of Engineering and Technology

19 Fatehgarh Sahib CT Institute of Engineering, Management & Technology

20 CT Institute of Technology & Research, Greater Kailash, Maqsudan, Jalandhar

21 CT Institute of Technology

22 D A V Institute of Engineering and Technology

23 Doaba Institute of Engineering & Technology (DIET)

24 Mohali Doaba Khalsa Trust Group of Institutions

25 Engineering GGS College of Modern Technology, Kharar, Mohali

IK Gujral Course fee structure

MBA - Human Resource Management 194200 2 years
MBA - Marketing Management 194200 2 years
MBA - Finance 194200 2 years
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IK Gujral Entrance exams required for Admission 2024

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I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar - Kapurthala Highway, VPO - Ibban, Kapurthala-144603,, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

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