Admission Session 2021-22

About Punjab Engineering College

Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) (PEC) having its roots in Lahore as Mugalpura Engineering College since 1921, moved to its present campus in 1953 as PEC affiliated to Panjab University. The institute became Deemed University in 2003 through a MHRD notification and rechristened as PEC University of Technology in 2009. It is a Grant-in-Aid institution under administration of Union Territory of Chandigarh, Government of India. The institute has a 146 acres sprawling and pious campus and is house of Chandigarh College of Architecture also. The academic and administrative processes are similar to IITs in the country. The institute governance is through a vibrant Board of Governors, chaired by a renowned industrialist, Sh Som Mittal. The institute is headed by a Director on 5 years tenure; a position, which is equivalent to Vice Chancellor of Universities. The institute offers 8 Undergraduate B. Tech. Programmes and 14 Post graduate M. Tech. Programmes in various disciplines of engineering and technology. After becoming University, the institute has also started PhD programme in various disciplines of engineering, science, management, humanities and social sciences. The admission to UG and PG programmes are made through national level examinations namely JEE (Mains) and GATE respectively. There are 9 academic departments and 2 centers of excellence. The faculty of academic departments and centers is involved in cutting edge research and development works. The institute collaborates very closely with research organisations, industries, alumni and other academic institutions both India and abroad, and has signed MoUs to pursue joint research in niche areas. The students graduating from this institute are placed in highly reputed companies with handsome salary packages. With a history of about 95 years now, the institute has produced a number of alumni who have earned name and fame both for themselves and the institute.

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To become centre of excellence in technical education and research and to occupy a place amongst the most eminent institutions of the nation.


  • To build across the institute a culture of excellence in teaching and learning with needed performance and accountability from all support activities.
  • To enhance the institute standing as the institute of choice for students across the country; and to augment the presence of international students to at least ten percent of student body.
  • To cultivate a field in which new ideas, research and scholarship flourish leading to emergence of creators, innovators, leaders, and entrepreneurs.
  • To design the education through a continuous process so that the students qualifying from the institute have the top rating in placement.
  • To achieve excellence in application-oriented research in selected areas of technology to contribute to the development of the region and the nation.
  • To promote co- and extra-curricular activities for over-all personality development of the students.
  • To develop responsible citizenship through awareness and acceptance of ethical values.
  • To build a family of alumni and friends to create a network of allegiance and support for the institute.

Punjab Engineering College University of Technology


Prof. Manoj K Arora 


Sh. Rajinder Gupta, Chairman of Trident Group 



Faculty Count



Medical, Sports, Computer Labs, Laboratory, Library, Auditorium, Cafeteria, Hostel 


Vidya Path, Sector 12, Chandigarh, 160012 

How to Reach

9 Km away from the Chandigarh Railway station and 5 Km from the main Bus Stand 

Contact Number

0172-2753051, 2753052, 2753055 


Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate

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Course Details

B.Tech Programs

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials & Metallurgical Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering

M.Tech Programs

  • Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering)
  • Civil Engineering (Water Resources Engineering)
  • Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)
  • Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering ) - An Inter disciplinary Programme
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Computer Science & Information Security – A self-supporting, Inter disciplinary Programme
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering (VLSI Design)
  • Industrial Materials & Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production & Industrial Engineering
  • Total Quality Management –A self-supporting, Inter disciplinary Programme
  • Industrial Design – A self-supporting, Inter disciplinary Programme

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