PTU is popularly known as Punjab Technical University and is a university state located at Jalandhar, India. This university is a state funded university that was established by the State Legislature on 16th January 1997 with the basic aim of promoting the technical, management and pharmaceutical education in the state of Punjab. This university offers courses both at graduate and post graduate levels. The university is popularly known as the University Education and research and has been successful in setting up centers of excellence in emerging technologies and for promoting training and research and development in these areas.
The university comprises of 108 engineering colleges, 156 management colleges, 96 pharmacy colleges, 68 architecture colleges. Not only are this there also learning centers that are set up by the universities. These learning centers play a very important role in the development and progress of the individuals. The university has left no stone unturned to provide latest trends in technology and provide opportunities to the student and faculty to interact with the technology leaders in the country. The university also offers distance learning courses to the students. This step has provided education to majority of students who are unable to attend schools or regular classes. For more information students can visit the official website www.ptudep.org
As far as the process of seeking admission is concerned the application forms for the same are out. Also there is an eligibility criterion for the students appearing for graduate courses. Students must have passed 10+2 with at least 50 % marks. The admissions for distance learning are made twice in year i.e. March and September. The university constantly works on semester system and the examinations for the same are conducted twice in year. The counselling sessions are held at learning centers and the candidates can contact the learning centers as and when needed. The admissions to the students are granted according to the availability of seats. Students can also get in touch with the universities brochure with course details, fee structure and etc. For students seeking admissions in regular courses, there is entrance examinations conducted for the same. At graduate level the course structure depends on the subjects studied in class 12th. For instance, students appearing for engineering entrance examinations are supposed to have physics, chemistry and mathematics as their compulsory subjects. PTU Result for entrance examinations or semester examinations are declared once they are conducted. Thus there are no short cuts to success, students are bound to work hard.