Jalandhar, July 24, 2016: I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University has established and notified its teaching departments under five different faculties in order to provide best academic atmosphere to it’s campus students. The faculties are Engineering & Technology, Applied Sciences, Media & Mass Communication, Management Studies and Architecture. University has also shifted its 26 faculty members, including 5 Associate Professors, in their respective specialized teaching field. Earlier these faculty members were attached with different departments of University for various Academic affairs. There is overwhelmed response to few vacant seats of campus admissions. IKGPTU has started its campus admissions for the first time from this academic year 2016-17.
University has opened its in-campus admission on the basis of Inter-se merit for all courses on Saturday-Sunday. The University faculty received tremendous response of the students. Twenty admission rooms were opened for admitting students to various courses. Entire teaching, non-teaching staff and PhD scholars on campus catered to the needs of the students & parents and answered all the questions for their satisfaction.
Applications were received from far off states like Jammu and Kashmir, Maharastra, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and many more. Merit lists were displayed on notice boards on the same day and parents and students were given an opportunity to raise objections if any. The admission process was very transparent and hence no objections were received. Fee deposition was done for all courses after that. Direct admission against a few vacant seats is opening from today July 24, 2016 and will continue till Aug 15, 2016 or until seats are filled whichever is earlier. Classes are scheduled to begin on Aug 1, 2016.
IAS Rakesh Verma, Vice Chancellor IKGPTU, who is also Secretary to technical education & industrial training department, Govt. of Punjab said that University is aiming to provide its students best academic infrastructure. Recently, University has recruited Assistant Professors in various streams who are having Ph.D qualification and by this week end, University is going to advertise more than 25 faculty positions of Professors and Associate Professors for various teaching departments. IAS Verma also thanked the parents & students who showed their trust in campus admissions of IKGPTU.