PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh

PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh

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PEC University of Technology (shortly PEC Chandigarh) is a deemed university and technical institution offering various UG and PG courses in Engineering and Technology. It was established under British rule in 1921, settled to the current location in 1953 and has undergone various changes in name and governing body. In 2003, it was recognized as a deemed university and in 2009, it acquired it current name. It has been honored as best technical institution in 1993 and also received several honors over the years. The Institute currently offers UG, PG and doctorate programs in Engineering studies only. It is called PEC Chandigarh by students and residents alike.

List of Contents

  1. Location.
  2. Ranking.
  3. Courses Offered.
  4. Admission Procedure.
  5. Fee Structure.
  6. Campus.
  7. Placements.
  8. Useful Links.

PEC Chandigarh Location 

PEC Chandigarh is located in Sector-12, Chandigarh. The institute is located adjacent to Punjab University and the Punjab and Haryana Secretariat.

The city has bus as well as train connections from outer cities. For travel within the city, buses and cabs are available.

The nearest railway station is at 10 km from the campus which is the Chandigarh Railway station.

The Chandigarh airport is about 25 kms from the institute campus.

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PEC Chandigarh Ranking

PEC Chandigarh is one of the oldest institutes to offer engineering and hence has a high reputation. It is usually well-ranked within top-50 but somehow slipped in the recent NIRF rankings.

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PEC Chandigarh Courses 

Being a technical university, PEC Chandigarh offers all the standard branches of engineering and technology in their UG course as well as PG. Following list briefs about the available courses.

Undergraduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Electronics & Communication Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Materials & Metallurgical Engineering
    • Production & Industrial Engineering

Postgraduate Courses

  • Master of Technology (M.Tech.)
    • Civil Engineering (Transportation).
    • Civil Engineering (Structures).
    • Civil Engineering (Water Resources).
    • Environmental Engineering.
    • Mechanical Engineering.
    • Electrical Engineering.
    • Electronics Engineering.
    • Electronics Engineering (VLSI Design).
    • Material & Metallurgical Engineering.
    • Production and Industrial Engineering.
    • Computer Science Engineering.
    • Computer Science Engineering (Information Security)
    • Industrial Design
    • Total Quality & Management (TQM).

Doctorate Courses

Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D.) is offered here under various research schemes.

PEC Chandigarh Admissions

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

B.Tech. admissions are through the JEE exam scores followed by JAC (Joint Admission Committee) Counselling for Chandigarh state.

Candidate can read more about the JAC counselling on

Master of Technology (M.Tech.)

M.Tech Admissions are based on GATE scores followed by CCMT (Centralized Counseling for M.Tech/M.Plan/M.Arch Admissions).

Ph.D Admissions

Ph.D admissions at PEC Chandigarh are based on GATE/NET scores followed by an Interview by the respective department.

PEC Chandigarh Fee Structure

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

Indian Nationals (Per Semester)
  • Tuition Fees = ₹ 55,000.
  • Facilities & Services = ₹ 5,250.
  • Total = ₹ 57,250 (Per Semester).
Hostel Charges (Annual Charges)
  • Hostel Fee & Mess Establishment Charges = ₹ 48,000.
  • Mess Advance = ₹ 2,500.
  • Maintenance Charges = ₹ 7,000.
  • Total = ₹ 57,500.
  • Refundable Security = ₹ 5,000.
One-Time Expenditures
  • Admission Fee = ₹ 4,000.
  • One-time student Service fee = ₹ 5,000
  • Refundable Fee = ₹ 5,000.
  • Total = ₹ 14,000.

Master of Technology (M.Tech.) 

GATE-Qualified Students
  • Tuition Fees = ₹ 15,000
  • Facilities & Services = ₹ 5,250.
  • Total = ₹ 20,250 (Per Semester).
Non-GATE Admissions (Admissions against vacant seats)
  • Tuition Fees = ₹ 35,000
  • Facilities & Services = ₹ 5,250.
  • Total = ₹ 40,250 (Per Semester).
Self-Supporting Branches (Industrial Design, CSE (Information Security), TQM)
  • Tuition Fees = ₹ 57,500
  • Facilities & Services = ₹ 5,250.
  • Total = ₹ 62,750 (Per Semester).
One-Time Expenditures
  • Admission Fee = ₹ 3,000.
  • One-time student Service fee = ₹ 5,000
  • Refundable Fee = ₹ 5,000.
  • Total = ₹ 13,000.

Ph.D Fee Structure

  • Tuition Fees = ₹ 5,000
  • Facilities & Services = ₹ 10,000.
  • Total = ₹ 15,000 (Annual).
One-Time Expenditures
  • Admission Fee = ₹ 3,000.
  • One-time student Service fee = ₹ 5,000
  • Refundable Fee = ₹ 5,000.
  • Total = ₹ 13,000.

PEC Chandigarh Campus

Spread over 146 acres around the Shivalik hills, PEC Chandigarh campus includes academic blocks that have lecture halls, conference halls and labs, the Girls & boys hostels, residential facilities for faculty, a shopping centre, an SBI bank and a post pec chandigarhoffice. The hostels for men are named Aravalli, Himalaya, Kurukshetra and Shivalik. Each can accommodate around 100 students. The women hostels accommodation is, 55 in Kalpana Chawla hostel and 280 in the Vindhya hostel. There are mess facilities available as well as outer canteens in the campus for food. 

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PEC Chandigarh Hostels

Internet is offered through the campus Wi-Fi as well as in the computer labs. Sports facilities include amenities for playing football, squash and tennis and other sports. There is also a swimming pool and a gymnasium. Conclusively, following facilities can be found on PEC Chandigarh campus:

  1. Auditorium.
  2. Library.
  3. Reading rooms.
  4. Computer Centers.
  5. Athletic Track.
  6. Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis and Badminton ground/courts.
  7. Gymnasium.
  8. Swimming Pool.
  9. Dispensary for medical facilities.

PEC Chandigarh Placements

PEC Chandigarh has good track record in placements with a high placement percentage. In 2016, a total of 394 placement offers were made by 115 visiting companies.

The highest and median package offered at PEC Chandigarh in past 3 years is as follows:

2015-166.08 LPA27 LPA
2016-176.27 LPA27 LPA
2017-186.61 LPA34 LPA

(Source: Tribune India and PEC website)

Application of LinkLink
PEC Chandigarh Official website
PEC Chandigarh Admissions Page
JEE Main 2018


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Parth sharma

Is there any relaxation in fees for pwd candidate