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I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, formerly Punjab Technical University (PTU), is a State University located in Jalandhar, India. It was established by an act of State Legislature in 1997, to promote technical, management and pharmaceutical education. It was established as Punjab Technical University and renamed as I.K.Gujral Punjab Technical University by State Government in the honour of Late Shri Inder Kumar Gujral, Former Prime Minister of India, in 2015.

The university offers B.Tech, B.Pharm., B.Pharm(Lateral), B.Tech.(Lateral), and B.Arch degree course at the undergraduate level and M.Tech., M.Arch., MBA, M.Sc., MCA, MCA (Lateral), and M.A. degree at postgraduate level. This university also imparts education through distance learning. For further information visit PTU Distance Education Admission.

  • Candidates have to apply through the online mode only.
  • For admission to B.Tech, candidate must have passed 10+2 in science stream with minimum 50% marks.
  • Admission to B.Arch is done on the basis of NATA entrance exam .
  • For B.Arch., candidate must pass 10+2 examination with mathematics as subject and minimum 50% marks.
  • Admission to B.Tech is done on the basis of JEE Main entrance exam.
  • For BTech (Lateral), candidate must have passed Diploma or B.Sc. with atleast 45% marks from recognized university.
  • Admission to B.Pharma (Lateral) is done on the basis of Diploma in Pharmacy with atleast 45% marks.
  • To apply for the postgraduate level courses, candidates must have passed bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.
  • Admission to MBA is done on the basis of CMAT scores and minimum eligibility is Bachelor’s degree with minimum three-year duration.
  • Admission to MCA is done on the basis of inter-se-merit basis and candidate must pass Bachelor’s degree with mathematics in 10+2 or at graduation level.
  • For MCA (Lateral), candidate must pass BCA, B.Sc (IT/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a subject with atleast 50% marks.
  • Admission to MCA (Lateral) is done on the basis of inter-se-merit basis.
  • To be eligible for M. Tech courses, candidates must have a valid GATE score.
  • Admission to M.Pharm is done on the basis of GPAT scores.
  • Candidate must pass B.Pharm with atleast 55% marks from recognized university.
  • For M.Tech, candidate must pass B.E./ B.Tech in relevant discipline from recognized university.
  • Admission to Ph.D. is done on the basis of synopsis and personal interview conducted by the university.

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Admission Highlights

Name of the Institute I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University
Institute Type Autonomous
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance Exam and Merit Based
Application Mode Online
Name of Entrance JEE Main, GATE, GPAT and NATA
Entrance Mode Online/Offline
Counselling University Level
Scholarship Yes

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University UG Courses Admission 2020

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University offers B.Tech. Degree course in five specializations, B.Pharm. Degree and Lateral Degree course, B.Tech. Lateral degree course in 5 specializations, and B.Arch degree course at undergraduate level.

For admission in B.Tech, candidate must have passed 10+2 in science stream with minimum 50% marks. Admission to B.Arch is done on the basis of NATA entrance exam. For B.Arch., candidate must pass 10+2 examination with mathematics as subject and minimum 50% marks.

Admission to B.Tech is done on the basis of JEE Main entrance exam. For BTech (Lateral), candidate must have passed Diploma or B.Sc. with atleast 45% marks from recognized university. For B.Pharm, candidate must pass Diploma or 10+2 examination with Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects.

Admission to B.Pharma (Lateral) is done on the basis of Diploma in Pharmacy with atleast 45% marks.

For BTech & B.Pharm (Lateral) program, admission is done on the basis of direct admission.

Applicants who will clear the cut-off score set by the Punjab Technical University are called for the counselling process.

List of Courses:

Courses Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Process
B.Tech. Civil Engineering Candidates must have passed 10+2 in science stream from any recognized board with atleast 50% marks Or Three-year of Diploma with Mathematics as equivalent to 10+2 level with minimum 50% marks Or IB Diploma after ten-year of schooling with mathematics as subject and 50% marks in aggregate On the basis of JEE Main Score
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
B.Arch. - On the basis of NATA Score
B.Tech.(Lateral) Electronics & Communication Engineering Three-year Diploma Course in Mechanical/Marine/Electrical/Electrical and Electronics from the colleges approved by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education with minimum 45% of aggregate marks. Direct Admission on the basis of merit
Computer Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
B.Pharm. Diploma in Pharmacy with atleast 45% marks Or 10+2 examination with Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subject with 45% marks On the basis of CET
B.Pharm.(Lateral) Candidates must have passed three-year Diploma Courses in Pharmacy from any University or State Board of Technical Education. Direct Admission on the basis of merit

Key Points:

  • All SC/ST candidates are eligible for the relaxation of 10%.
  • Final year degree Students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates should have scored 80 out of 200 in the NATA examination conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi to be eligible for B.Arch course.

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University PG Courses Admission 2020

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University offers MBA, M.Tech in 4 specializations, M.Sc. in 4 specializations, MCA, MCA (Lateral), M.A., and M.Arch. Degree courses at postgraduate level.

Candidates who wish to pursue M.Tech degree courses should have a B.E. or B.Tech. Degree in appropriate branch or equivalent with not less than 50% marks.

Candidates must be a graduate (10+2+3) from any discipline with minimum 50% or above in aggregate marks to be eligible for MBA, MCA, and MCA (Lateral) program.

For M.Arch, M.A, and M.Sc. courses, candidates must have B.Arch, B.A., and B.Sc. degree in the appropriate branch with minimum 50% or above in aggregate marks.

Selection of candidates for M.Tech courses is done on the basis of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE)/CET conducted by the University.  Selection of candidates for MBA courses will be on the basis of CMAT scores.

For M.Pharm, candidate must pass in B.Pharm with atleast 55% marks from a recognized university. Admission to the courses is done on the basis of GPAT scores.

Admission to M.Sc. is done on the basis of exam and personal interview conducted by the university, while to MA is done on the basis of Personal Interview.

The merit list will be prepared for based on candidates marks in the entrance examination. Candidates who clear the cut-off score will be called for the admission process. Counselling will be conducted by the University and Candidates who clear the cut-off score will be called to complete the admission process.

List of Courses:

Courses Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Process
M.Sc. Chemistry Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate branch or equivalent with not less than 50% marks. On the basis of exam and personal interview
Mathematics
Physics
Food Science and Technology
M.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering Candidates should have a B.E./B.Tech Degree in appropriate branch or equivalent with not less than 50% marks. On the basis of GATE Score
Power System Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Wireless Communication Technology
M.Arch. - Candidates should have a B.Arch. Degree with not less than 50% marks. On the basis of marks secured in the qualifying marks and CET Score.
M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate branch or equivalent with not less than 50% marks. On the basis of Personal Interview conducted by the University
MBA Finance Graduation/bachelor’s degree obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification with a minimum aggregate of 50% or equivalent CGPA On the basis of CMAT scores
Human Resource Management
Information Technology
Marketing
Operation Management
MCA - On the basis of inter-se-merit
MCA (Lateral) - Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three-year duration in BCA, B.Sc.(IT/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a course at 10+2 level with a minimum aggregate of 50% or equivalent CGPA

Key Points:

  • All SC/ST candidates are eligible for the relaxation of 10%.
  • For MCA Program, candidates must have Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 or Graduation level.
  • Final year degree Students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Ph.D. Admission 2020

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University offers Doctorate of Philosophy in 10 specializations.

Candidates should have a master’s degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification with a minimum aggregate of 60% or equivalent CGPA of any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India to be eligible to apply for M.E. (Research) and Ph.D. program.

Selection is done on the basis of previous academic records, Synopsis and the personal interview conducted by the University.

List of Courses:

Courses Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Process
Ph.D. Management Studies Candidate must have a Master’s Degree in the relevant subject with minimum aggregate of 60% marks. On the basis of Academic Record, Synopsis and Personal Interview
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Sciences
Architecture
Journalism and Mass Communication
Mathematical Sciences
Physical Science

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Admission Process 2020

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.

Provisional and final merit list will be displayed on its official website. Applicants will be called for the counselling 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.

CAP Counselling:

  • Visit the official website of Punjab Technical University.
  • Register as new user and login with email id and password.
  • After that, candidates will have to confirm application form at the facilitation center.
  • 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.

Institute Level:

Candidates can also apply for direct admission for the vacant seats:

  • Candidates can collect Admission Form/Prospectus, Brochure and University magazine from Administrative office by paying the application fee only by Demand Draft in favour of “I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University” payable at Jalandhar.
  • Fill the admission form in all respect
  • In case of any difficulty, candidates should contact Admission Center In-charge.
  • Candidates should get his/her duly filled Admission Form examine at Admission Cell/Admission Data Entry Center.
  • Submit the Admission Form along with all original documents and payment slip in Administrative Office/Admission Data Entry Center.
  • After completing all the process, candidates have to collect the Confirmation letter from Admission In-Charge.

Note: Candidates who are taking admission through CAP Counselling are also required to report at the Institute and follow the above-mentioned steps.

Documents Required:

  • Allotment Letter in original
  • Fees Receipt
  • JEE Main/GATE/CAT/CET exam and other examination score card.
  • 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 Reservation Criteria

Reservation criteria for admission to all the programs that will be offered at the I.K Gujaral Punjab Technical University will be laid down by the Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Punjab Government.

Candidates claiming reservation are required to present the requisite certificates at the time of admission. Candidates are also required to mention the category under which they are seeking reservation while filling the online application form.

Category Percentage
Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes 25%
Backward Classes 5%
Border Areas and Backward Areas 4%
Sports persons 2%
Children/Grand Children of Freedom Fighters 1%
Disabled Persons (i)Blind (ii)Deaf & Dumb (iii)Other Handicapped 1% each

Seats reserved in General categories:

Details about category % of seats reserved
  1. Seats are reserved for wards and widows of Para-military forces personnel, Punjab Police, PAP and Punjab Home Guards killed or disabled in action to the extent of 50% or more;
  2. Children of paramilitary forces personnel/ex-paramilitary forces personnel, wards of Punjab Policemen decorated with Gallantry Medals
2%
November 1984 riots-affected displaced persons/Children of the Army deserters Killed/100% physically disabled/Children of the families of persons killed as a result of terrorist violence or by security forces acting in aid of civil authorities 2%
Sibling (Single) girl child or one of the girl of parents having two or more girls and having a no male child (an affidavit on a stamp paper worth INR 20 duly attested by 1ST Class Magistrate to obtained from the parents of the girl child) 1%
The reservation of Tsunami affected person shall be available for the children/ grandchildren of original ex-serviceman settler of Campbell bay Island only OR Students suffering from Cancer / AIDS/ Thalassemia (The claimant candidate will have to submit a certificate as a proof from the National Medical Institute like PGI, AIMS etc. in support of his/her claim) 1%

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Scholarship

  • I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University offers many scholarships for meritorious and economically poor students.
  • Information and Notice regarding the application process for Scholarship will be put on the University notice board and on the official website.
  • PTU also encourages students to apply for various scholarships and concessions provided by the State and Central Government.