Gujarat Technological University in inviting applications for Ph.D. program in various streams. The registration deadline is Nov 7, 2020 and the entrance exam is scheduled on Nov 22, 2020. GTU has declared First Merit List for PG Diploma in Data Science. GTU has also revised the Guidelines for MBA-Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Development (IEV) for the second batch (2020-22).

Gujarat Technological University (GTU) is a state university with 486 affiliated colleges. It is headed by the state government and came into existence on May 16, 2007. GTU is approved by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). It is the first University in Gujarat which uses many Information Technology tools for its major activities. The university has about 4,00,000 students enrolled in various UG, PG, Research and diploma courses.

GTU Important Dates

Downloading and Filling of MBA-IEV Application 19 Sep - 30 Septt, 2020
Online Presentation cum Interview 08 Oct, 2020; 09 Oct, 2020;
Publishing of Merit List of Selected Candidates and Waiting List 13 Oct, 2020
Deadline for Tuition Fee Payment for Confirmation of Admission 25 Oct, 2020
Orientation & Commencement of Class 26 Oct, 2020
Admission based on Vacant Seats from Waiting List 27 Oct - 31 Oct, 2020
Declaration of First Merit List for PG Diploma in Data Science 07 Oct, 2020
Payment of Fees by Candidates 13 Oct, 2020
Display of Vacant Seats for PG Diploma in Data Science 14 Oct, 2020
Last Date of Option Selection for B.Pharm., D.Pharm. and Pharm.D. 09 Oct, 2020
Last Date of Option Selection for ME/ M.Arch. 12 Oct, 2020
Registration Dates of Ph.D. under ADF Scheme 01 Oct - 15 Oct, 2020
Submission of Receipt of Hard Copy Applications 08 Oct, 2020
Last Date of Option Selection for MCA 21 Oct, 2020
Ph.D. Registration Deadline 07 Nov, 2020
Ph.D. Entrance Exam 22 Nov, 2020

Gujarat Technological University Highlights

Established|Type 2007|State University
Approved by UGC
Set by Gujarat Government
Courses offered UG, PG and Diploma 
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance and Merit-based
Admission mode Online
Official Website
Major Facilities Library, Seminar Halls, Canteens, Hostels
Top Recruiters ACT Infraport, Amazon, Evosys, Wipro, Autogram

GTU Courses Offered

Gujarat Technological University offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in multiple specializations. The list of UG courses consists of B.E, B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Plan, BHMCT, B.Pharm etc while at PG level, it offers, M.E, M.Tech, MTM, MBA, M.Pharm, etc. GTU also offers integrated and diploma courses in various streams.

GTU Research Centers

  • Center for Environmental and Green Technologies
  • Center for Mobile Computing and Wireless Technologies
  • Center for Cyber Security
  • Center for Infrastructure, Transportation and Water Management (CITWM)
  • Center for Technology Education
  • Center for Business Ethics and CSR
  • Center for Financial Services

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GTU Admission Criteria

GTU UG Courses Eligibility

GTU offers the large number of undergraduate courses in multiple streams such as Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Catering Technology, and Hotel Management. To be eligible for admission to any of the undergraduate program, students should have passed class 12 or equivalent with minimum required marks from a recognized board.

GTU admission criteria are different for every program. Admission to B.Tech program is done through valid GUJCET / JEE Main score wile for pharmacy courses, students need to appear for NATA exam. Final selection of candidates is done through the overall performance of the candidate.

GTU PG Courses Eligibility

GTU runs master programs in Business Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Business Administration, Pharmacy Management, Technology Management, etc. Candidates who wish to apply for PG courses must have a bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with required marks from a well-recognized university or institute.

Selection of candidates is done through entrance exam score. Those who are applying for M.Tech program, need to appear for GATE/ GPAT/ PGCET. For MCA admission, students must qualify CMAT while for MBA program, GTU conducts its own entrance exam.

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GTU Reservation Criteria

Gujarat Technological University (GTU) provides reservation to various categories. The below table represents the complete GTU reservation criteria.



SC (Scheduled caste)


ST (Schedule tribe)


OBC (Other backward classes/widows of any caste)


Economically weaker sections


GTU Placement

Integrated training and Placement Cell of Gujarat Technological University is taking care of almost 5oo Professional Institutions. There are about 4 lacks students at GTU as of now with the strength of about 39,000 postgraduates. Centers for campus recruitment for the students of GTU are listed below:

  • Ahmadabad
  • Bhuj
  • North Gujarat (Visnagar)
  • Rajkot
  • Surat
  • Vadodara
  • Vallabh Vidyanagar (ANAND)

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Ques. Who are the recruiters at this college?

Ans. ACT Infraport Ltd, Amazon, Jaro Education, Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Wipro, Nestle India, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, ZippHire are some of its recruiters.

Ques. What is the average and highest package at GTU?

Ans. The average package of GTU is 1.5 lakhs and the highest package is 3.45 lakhs.

Ques. What about the reservation policy at GTU?

Ans. The general reservation policy for the admissions in GTU is 7% for SC, 15% for ST, 10% for economically weaker sections, and 27% for other backward classes/widow of any caste.

Ques. Does the university offers loans and scholarship facilities?

Ans. The university offers various scholarships and schemes for the meritorious students as well as for the underprivileged ones. The ‘VIDYA LAKSHMI’ portal provides education loans up to 15 lacs for the needful students and ‘The MUKHYAMANTRI YUVA SWAVALAMBAN YOJANA’ provides scholarships to all category students based on their academic performance provided that the candidate has secured more than 80 percentile in HSC and with family annual income less than 6 lacs.

Ques. How to enroll in the Ph.D. programme at GTU?

Ans. Candidates who are interested in the Ph.D. programme must have a master’s degree in the respective field and qualify the GTU written entrance exam and interview.