About Punjab Technical University

Punjab Technical University

Punjab Technical University (PTU) is the only state technical university in the state of Punjab, which was established by Govt. of Punjab (India) on 16th January 1997 to promote Technical, Management and Pharmaceutical education in the state. The University has the mandate to set up centres of excellence in emerging technologies for promoting research and development through its various programme under Confederation of IndianIndustry (Cll). The University has a mission to provide excellent education to the students.

PTU started setting up its own centres of excellence and PlT’s (Punjab Institute of Technology) for promoting quality education and research.

University is running a number of schemes to promote the quality of technical education and research at PTU and in its affiliated colleges. PTU provide financial assistance to its affiliated colleges for organizing national and international conferences and symposiums. It also provide financial assistance to the teachers of its affiliated colleges for attending international conferences held abroad. In collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar, Punjab (India), PTU has also set-up a Prototype Development and Innovation Fund (PDIF) of ? 2.2 Crore at llT, Ropar. Innovative proposals are invited in this scheme and funds are provided after scrutiny for carrying out research.

Focusing at the objective, the university was organizing the national conferences every year on the title of   Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials Engineering"and in year 2012, this conference was organized at international level on 5"‘ to 7" October 2012. Making it a tradition, this year, this conference is again going to be organized at international level on 3"’ to 6‘" October 2013.