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Today India is developing at an extremely fast pace. In order to do so, we need experts in various fields. Fields such as architecture and technology are essential to help us develop. Experts in these fields are only produced in the best of colleges. One such college is APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University. Let us learn more about it –

Location: IET Campus, Sitapur Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226021

Established: 2000

Motto: yogaḥ karmasu kauśalam (Excellence in action is yoga)

Type: State Government University

Vice-Chancellor: Vinay Pathak

Campus: Urban

Affiliation: UGC, AICTE

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University logo
APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University logo

Overview

The government of Uttar Pradesh established Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University in 2000. Being one of the largest technical universities in India, it has a number of colleges affiliated to it. Due to this, it has been sub-divided into five zones with 45-50 colleges in each zone.

Course

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University offers various courses at different levels to its students. They include:

Bachelors courses-

Masters courses-

  • MBA
  • M. Tech.   
  • Master of Design
  • MCA
  • M. Pharm.

Ph.D.-

  • Architecture
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Application
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Textile engineering
APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University
APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

Admission

Bachelors

Admission is granted to those who have completed their 12th standard in any recognized college from any recognized board.

Masters

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has its own entrance exam that students must pass in order to gain admission

Ph.D.

Students must have a Master’s degree in order to apply for the Ph.D. program.

Affiliated Colleges

Several colleges and institutes have been affiliated with APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University. They include:

  • Anand College of Pharmacy, Agra
  • United Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  • Future Institute of Management and Technology, Bareilly
  • Greater Noida Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Management and Research, Ghaziabad
  • Smt. Vidyawati College of Pharmacy, Jhansi
  • Kanpur Institute of Technology
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management & Development Studies, Lucknow
  • Sacred Heart Institute of Management & Technology, Sitapur
  • School of Management Sciences, Varanasi

Placement

Being one of the best technical colleges, the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University attracts various companies. Some of the best companies in the country come here to offer placements to its students. They include:

  • HCL
  • IBM
  • BYJU’S
  • Goldman Sachs
  • BPL
  • BHEL
  • Godrej
  • Infosys
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Heinz

The college has also partnered with various organizations to offer various internships to its students

Research Grants

The college gets various grants in order to facilitate research. The grants include:

  • Visvesvaraya Research Promotion Scheme
  • Conference Grant
  • Travel Grant
  • Homi Bhabha teaching Assistant Fellowship
Main Campus
Main Campus

Alumni

The University has produced various bright minds who have excelled in various fields, they include:

  • Ruchita Misra – author,
  • Reecha Sinha – actress,
  • Vinay Kumar Pathak – VC of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University,
  • Swati Maliwal – chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women

About the author

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I am a student of Saint Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
I like playing and watching sports. I also like to read crime novels and mythological stories.


Tanish D'mello

Tanish D'mello

I am a student of Saint Xavier’s College, Mumbai. I like playing and watching sports. I also like to read crime novels and mythological stories.

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