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I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University: Courses, Eligibility, Admission Process, Placement

Last updated on May 31st, 2021 by Arunima

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) secured the #3 position at Punjab state level in 2020. Established in January 1977 and formerly known as Punjab Technical University (PTU). Being approved and accredited by the NIRF, UGC, and AICTE, the institute offers various streams of UG and PG Courses.

The campus covers around 78.16 acres in Jalandhar in Punjab and presents a beautiful atmosphere for learning peacefully. The institute has more than 20 campuses wherein a total of 4 lakh students are enrolled in various courses. Students are selected based on both merit-score and marks taken on the entrance examination.

IKGPTU invites top companies to recruit students and so far, students are hired with the highest salary package about INR 12 LPA. The average salary package is INR 4.3 LPA. The University has collaborations with institutes like Thompson Rivers University – Canada for the software engineering degree and Indian Institute of Travel and Tourism Management-Gwalior.

IKG Punjab Technical University Admission Updates

  • The institute hasn’t released the admission schedule yet. The following dates are tentative and are based on the past years.
    • Application forms will be live from the first week of April/May 2021.
    • Registration and filling the choice should be done in July 2021. Counselling also will take place in the same month.
  • As per the IKG Punjab Technical University selection process, students are selected based on the high school merit and entrance examination scores such as CAT, CMAT, MAT, JEE, XAT, and GATE.
  • Candidates can apply through online mode only.
  • All SC/ST applicants are eligible for the relaxation of 10% marks in each course.
  • Final year students in any course waiting for the results can also 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 the B.Arch course.

IKG Punjab Technical University Quick Facts

  • IKG Punjab Technical University covers a total of 78.16 acres presenting a beautiful atmosphere for learning. It consists of a central library with over ten thousand books, journals, and magazines. It facilitates wide transportation, good dining, and hostel accommodation.
  • IKG Punjab Technical University selects students based on the merit-score and score taken on the entrance examination. The accepted exams are CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, JEE, and GATE.
  • The overall National Institutional Ranking Framework for the year 2020 is given below:
    • IKG Punjab technical university secured the #3 positions at the state level – Punjab, India 2020.
    • #33 positions for the research field.
    • #104 in B.Tech course, competed among 300 colleges
    • NIRF – #54 in the top 100 Universities of India.
  • The institute invites the top companies for the recruitment process including IBM, Amazon, Google, TCS, Byju’s, Wipro, and Infosys. The highest salary package is INR 12 LPA and the average package is about INR 6 LPA.
  • University has established 14 regional centres and 6 Constituent Institutions at various locations in Punjab.

Inder Kumar Gujral Punjab Technical University Rankings

Following are the rankings produced by the state-level ranking agency:

  • #104 by the NIRF 2020 Ranking
  • #3 in the Punjab state-level colleges.
  • #33 in the research field.
  • #104 in B.Tech course, competed among 300 colleges

Inder Kumar Gujral Punjab Technical University Courses

Courses Specialization Course Details
BTech Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates with 45% aggregate marks in 10+2
  • Admission Criteria: JEE Mains
B.Tech (Lateral) Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Three-year Diploma Course in Electrical/Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical/Marine from AICTE approved colleges with a minimum of 45% of total marks.
  • Admission Criteria: Merit Based
B.Arch General .
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates with at least 50% aggregate marks in 10+2
  • Admission Criteria: NATA
B.Pharm. General
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 examination with PCB as compulsory subjects with at least 45% marks.
  • Admission Criteria: CET
M.Tech Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Power Systems in Electrical Engineering, Wireless communication in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Food Technology and Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Passed B.E. / B. Tech. with at least 50% marks in aggregate and with valid GATE Score
  • Admission Criteria: GATE
Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology Hotel Management
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Students should have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board.
  • Admission Criteria: Merit Based
B. Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent with minimum 50% marks or equivalent in aggregate with respective subject.
  • Admission Criteria: Merit Based
M. Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Food Technology, Clinical Research
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Minimum 50% marks in B.Sc. or equivalent in aggregate.
  • Admission Criteria: Merit Based
MArch. General
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have a B.Arch with not less than 50% marks.
  • Admission Criteria: CET Score
MBA Management, International Business
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: UG Degree with not less than 50% marks.
  • Admission Criteria: CAT /CMATScore

Note: Relaxation for the minimum marks will be as per Punjab government regulations.

IKG PTU Admission Process

After the course selection, the student should have to apply for the admission process as the following steps. The application form is accepted only through online mode. Below given is the admission process for the candidates

  • Login and register the unique ID for the student application
  • The student can collect the application form from IKGPTU official website “I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University” by paying a fee through a Demand Draft
  • Fill up the application with required documents such as photocopy, 10+2 mark sheets, graduation degree certificate, etc
  • Submit the application form after filling the University requirements along with the fee challan
  • Print Out the application form with a photocopy
  • The confirmation letter can receive from the admission In-Charge and if any queries raise for the student can also contact them
  • The applicant selection is based on their both merit and entrance examination score
  • The notification sends to the candidate mail for the next procedure to admit them

I.K.Gujral Punjab Technical University Placement

Invites top recruiting companies to the college for hiring students with talents. The top companies that visited college are IBM India, Cognizant, Byju’s, Infosys, Wipro, Amazon, Google, TCS, etc. More than 96% of students are placed in top companies. The details of students who got placed in the top companies last year are attached below:

Top Recruiting Companies Average Salary Package
TCS INR 3.36 LPA
Infosys INR 3.6 LPA
Wipro INR 3.5 LPA
Cognizant INR 4 LPA
IBM India Pvt. Ltd. INR 4.5 LPA
Byju’s INR 10 LPA
Jaro Education INR 12 LPA
  • A total of more than 275 job offers are extended to the students.
  • More than 96% of students got placed in the companies.
  • The average salary package based on the past 4 year data is INR 6 LPA.
  • The student who got placed in the highest salary package last year is INR 12 LPA.
  • The placement percentage is about 32% in government sectors and 15% in private sectors.

IKG PTU Scholarship

The institute offers valid scholarships and grants aid to deserving students based on the merit-score and talents. Students who got interested in sports can also avail aid.

  • Using the National Scholarship Portal, the University provides a government scholarship scheme to the students to continue their education without any financial problem. Candidates need to apply on the official website and mention all the details to get a scholarship.
  • The IKG Punjab Technical University provides a free ship that helps the students to promote their technical and educational skills in the University-Main Campus and Constituent Campuses for the session 2020-21. The student of Punjab is most preferable for the freeship scheme and the annual income of the student family should be less than INR 2.5 lakhs.

IKG PTU Facilities

  • Central Library: It has a three-floored library that is interconnected with each other and it has centrally air-conditioned. More than 500 readers can be seated in the library at a time.
  • Computer Centre: It has a well-equipped system fully air-conditioned LAB. It has an Internet facility, a Wi-Fi connection for the campus, and also has a compatible printer and scanner.
  • Auditorium: The University has two seminar halls with full air conditioners, Multimedia projectors, and audiovisual systems. The 150 and 100 seats are available in the hall and 800 members can sit in the construction building.
  • Hostel Accommodation: Separate hostel accommodations are provided for both boys and girls which is near to the main campus. The University offers 144 room and 76 rooms are available in the girl’s hostel.

IKG PTU FAQs

Ques. What are the affiliations of Punjab Technical University?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. Below given are the affiliations of Punjab Technical University:

  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • All India Council for Technical Association (AICTE)
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Ques. Mention the top recruiter firms in IKGPTU?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. The top recruiters of IKG PTU are Tata Consultancy Services, Byju’s, Wipro, Infosys, IBM, Cognizant, Jaro Education, Sopra Steria, Just Dial, Zapbuild Technologies, and many others.

Ques. What is the admission fee structure in PTU for 2020 batch students?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. The admission fee payment for 2020 batch students in PTU university is INR 2000 for each selected course.

Ques. How to get a refund for the cancellation of counselling?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. The fee is nonrefundable. After the payment of the fee, the money will not be refundable at any cost.

Ques. Which entrance examination helps the student to get admission for the management course?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. CMAT examination helps the student to get admission for a management course.


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