Punjab Technical University

country rank  181
world rank  4968

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, Punjab Technical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Kapurthala (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Punjab Technical University (PTU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Punjab Technical University (PTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name पंजाब तकनीकी विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym PTU
Founded 1997
Motto Propelling Punjab to a prosperous knowledge society

University Location

Address Jalandhar-Kapurthala Highway, Near Pushpa Gujral Science City
Kapurthala (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
144 601 Punjab
T +91 (181) 223 7455
F +91 (181) 223 7305

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Architecture (COA)


  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Council of Architecture (COA)
  • Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018