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Location: Lucknow, U.P. |Estd: 2000

About University

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) is also known as AKTU. AKTU was established in 2000. AKTU is established in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. AKTU offers courses in Engineering, Applied Arts and Crafts, Architecture, Pharmacy and many other programmes. AKTU is accredited by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). AKTU affiliated colleges offer B.Tech, MBA, MCA, B.Pharma, M.Tech, Ph.D and BHMCT programmes. AKTU affiliates total 587 Colleges. At present, around 4 lakhs students are enrolled in its various programmes. AKTU was reconstituted as "Gautam Buddha Technical University, Lucknow" and "Mahamaya Technical University, Noida" on 1st May 2010. Subsequently, U.P. Government again combined the Gautam Buddha Technical University and Mahamaya Technical University with effect from 1st Nov. 2013 and reconstituted AKTU, Lucknow. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University offers UG, PG and Doctoral Programmes such as B.Tech, B.Arch, MBA, M.Tech, BHMCT, Ph.D and many more.

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University (AKTU)

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow, formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU), is a 'University of National Importance' and one of the largest technical universities in India. Since its establishment in 2000, AKTU Lucknow has been consistently ranking among the top 50 universities in India. Currently, more than 4,00,000 students have been enrolled in various programs across 750+ AKTU affiliated technical and architecture institutions extending over the entire UP state. Several Institutions of the University from this 750+ have been declared to be Centres of Excellence by the UGC. 

The most popular course at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is B.Tech, which is offered across 41 different streams via JEE Mains and UPCET entrance examinations. In addition to this, the University also offers various other programs at UG, PG, and Ph.D. levels affiliated to it, such as Engineering and Architecture, Pharmacy, Fashion, Animation and Design, Hotel Management and Catering, Computer Application and IT, Sciences, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Journalism, Hospitality and Tourism, Medicine and Allied Sciences, Education and Law, Marketing, and Management and Business Administration, etc. 

During the AKTU admission process in 2021, 20% of the total seats were filled through the UPCET counseling process, while 66% through direct admissions. The remaining 14% of seats remained vacant last year. 

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has the following Constituent Colleges:

School/ Department

Degrees Offered

Institute of Engineering and Technology

B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, and MCA

Faculty of Architecture, Lucknow

B.Arch, M.Arch, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, and Ph.D. programs 

Centre for Advanced Studies

M.Tech and Ph.D. programs 

UP Institute of Design, Noida

Bachelor of Design (B.Des.), M.Des., MBA, and Ph.D. programs 

AKTU has set up various MoUs, AOCs, collaborations, and industry relations with several other universities, institutes, and organizations in India and abroad. AKTU collaborated institutes and organizations include IIT Kanpur, UPSIFS, REPL, and many other top firms in the country. Also, last year, the University entered into the membership of networks of professional bodies and academic consortia. 

AKTU also offers a wide scope of placement opportunities to its graduated and post-graduate students through University-Industry Interface Cell. In the AKTU placement drive of 2022, 113 Lakhs per annum was the highest salary package offered to its student by Amazon. The University has established a number of programs to promote and implement Business leadership and entrepreneurship among the students.

What's New in AKTU?

  • It is one of the largest affiliating universities, with around 800 colleges affiliated with it.
  • AKTU admissions 2022 are currently ongoing.
  • The university is organizing Summer Internship Training Program for its BTech, MTech, and MCA students. The program will run from June 1 to August 10.
  • AKTU BTech admission will be done via JEE Main 2022 scores. Session1 of JEE Main 2022 exam will be conducted from June 20-29 and session 2 from July 21-30.

AKTU Highlights

Have a look at the table below to go through the highlights of AKTU University, Lucknow, including University type, recognition, approvals, student intake, facilities, courses, rankings, etc.

Establishment year | Ownership Type

2000 | Public

Campus size

Not Applicable

Student intake

50,000+

No. of departments

750+ institution

NIRF ranking (2021)

103– Engineering

No. of courses offered

20+ courses across 200+ streams

Entrance exam conducted

Joint Entrance Exam and Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test UPCET

Types of scholarships

Merit-based, Government aided

Official website

https://aktu.ac.in/index.html

AKTU Fee Structure and List of Courses

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow courses include 20+ courses across 200+ streams at the UG, PG, M.Phil, and Ph.D. levels. These courses offered are in the field of Engineering and Architecture, Pharmacy, Fashion, Animation and Design, Hotel Management and Catering, Computer Application and IT, Sciences, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Journalism, Hospitality and Tourism, Medicine, and Allied Sciences, Education and Law, Marketing, and Management and Business Administration. 

Being a state university, AKTU University's fee structure is affordable compared to other universities, so students from the EWS section can have access to quality education. The course fees at AKTU University vary from course to program levels, such as Bachelor's, Master or Doctoral. The table below lists all the AKTU courses and their eligibility to get enrolled and Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University fees.

AKTU Courses and Eligibility Criteria

Courses

Tuition Fees

Eligibility

Bachelor of Technology 

₹55,000 (1st Year Fees)

10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate (40% for SC/ ST candidates)

Master of Technology 

₹1,15,000 (1st Year Fees)

B.Tech in a relevant stream with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate

Bachelor of Architecture 

₹56,600 (1st Year Fees)

10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate

Master of Architecture 

₹57,500 (1st Year Fees)

B.Arch with at least 45% aggregate 

Master of Urban and Regional Planning 

₹2,04,000 (1st Year Fees)

Graduation degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 45% aggregate 

Master of Applied Management

₹2,04,000 (1st Year Fees)

Bachelor's degree in Management with at least 50% aggregate 

Bachelor of Pharmacy 

₹63,300 (1st Year Fees)

10+2 or equivalent examination with  Biology as a compulsory subject with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate

Master of Pharmacy 

₹68,750 (1st Year Fees)

B.Pharm with a minimum of 50% aggregate 

Bachelor of Vocational Studies 

₹1,15,000 (1st Year Fees)

 

10+2 or equivalent examination with any subjects combination with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate

Bachelor of Design

₹92,000 (1st Year Fees)

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

₹70,000  (1st Year Fees)

Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design

₹60,000 (1st Year Fees)

Bachelor of Arts

-

Master of Design 

₹74,000 (1st Year Fees)

Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design₹60,000 (1st Year Fees)B.Des. degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate 

Bachelor of Fine Arts

₹85,000 (1st Year Fees)

10+2 or equivalent examination with Drawing as a compulsory subject with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate

Bachelor of Science 

 

₹47,390 (1st Year Fees)

10+2 or equivalent Examination with English, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects with a minimum of 45% aggregate 

Post-Basic Nursery 

Master of Science 

 

-

B.Sc. or equivalent degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 50% aggregate 

Master of Business Administration 

₹79,775 (1st Year Fees)

Graduation degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks

Master of Computer Application 

₹64,775 (1st Year Fees)

BCA or equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate 

PG Diploma 

₹45,000 (1st Year Fees)

Graduation degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate 

Doctor of Philosophy 

₹25,000 (1st Year Fees)

Master's degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate 

Courses Specialization in Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

Courses 

Specializations

B.Tech

  • Arab Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical & Alcohol Technology Engineering
  • Computer Engineering & Information Technology
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Bio-Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Textile Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics Instrumentation & Control
  • Food Technology
  • Industrial Production Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Man-Made Fiber Technology
  • Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • Instrumentation & Control
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Leather Technology
  • Material & Metallurgical Engineering
  • Oil Technology
  • Paint Technology
  • Production & Industrial Engineering
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Plastic Technology
  • Production Engineering
  • Textile Engineering

B.Sc.

  • General
  • Agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Home Science
  • Computer Science
  • Hospitality & Hotel Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Botany
  • Home Science
  • Zoology
  • Nursing
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

B.Sc (Hons.)

  • Biotechnology
  • Food technology 

B.Voc

  • Retail Management
  • Banking, Financial Services & Insurance
  • Graphics & Multimedia
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
  • Automobile Servicing
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Marketing & IT
  • Software Development
  • Production Technology
  • Graphics & Multimedia

BA.

  • General
  • Tourism
  • Journalism

BA (Hons.)

  • MassCommunication 

M.Tech

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Digital Communication
  • ED &T
  • Fashion Technology
  • CAD CAM
  • Web Design
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  • Microelectronics
  • Software Engineering
  • VLSI Design
  • Biotechnology
  • Plastic Engineering
  • Computer Network Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Textile Technology 
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Textile Design 
  • Power Electronics
  • Electrical Drives & Control
  • Microwave Engineering
  • Electric Power & Energy Systems
  • Computer Science

M.Sc

  • Biotechnology
  • Home Science
  • Botany
  • Mathematics
  • Zoology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

MA.

  • Education 

MBA 

  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Rural Development and Management
  • Information Management

M.Pharm

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Quality Assurance

Ph.D. 

  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Science & Engineering 
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering 
  • Textile Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Architecture 
  • Management
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

AKTU Admission Dates 2022

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University admission 2022 is open now for UG and PG courses. Candidates seeking AKTU B.Tech courses admission must appear for the UPCET ( Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test) or JEE Main conducted by NTA. 
They can apply for JEE Main 2022 by May 3, 2022. 

Registration for UPCET has not been started yet. Candidates are advised to check the website for updates as the Official Notification for UPCET registration can be released by the last week of April or 1st week of May 2022.

Admission to AKTU UG courses such as BA, BSc, B.Pharm, BFAD, BFA, and others is purely merit-based on UPCET performance. In addition, for B.Arch Admission to AKTU, one has to qualify NATA entrance exam (National Aptitude Test in Architecture). They can apply for NATA 2022 by May 23, 2022. 

In contrast, the admission to PG courses at AKTU, such as M.Tech and M.Arch and MBA, is based on the candidate's performance in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) and CAT (Common Aptitude Test), respectively, the dates of which for applying has already been gone which was October 2021. Admission to AKTU for other PG courses takes place through UPSEE (UPCET) Counselling. The tentative date of which is 1st week of May 2022.

AKTU Admission Dates 202

The e-prospectus for admission to AKTU's UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses has been released. The tentative important dates for AKTU admission 2022-23 include:

AKTU Admission Dates

AKTU Events

Important Dates: AKTU Admissions 2022 

Start date of UPCET application 

1st week of May 2022

Last date for the UPCET application 

4th week of May 2022

UPCET Entrance exam date

4th week of June 2022 

UPCET Counselling date

1st week of July 2022 

Ph.D. admission Last date 

March 21, 2022

AKTU Application Process 2022

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University's application process generally starts in March every year with the release of the application form for the Ph.D. program. The selection criteria for different courses is different in the University and for different courses. The application process for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is completely online. To complete the AKTU application form, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official website of UPCET 
  • Select the program and fill the registration form with the required information, such as educational details, personal details, and contact address.
  • Scanned signatures and color photographs of the candidate must be uploaded along with the UPCET application form. To avoid any difficulty in the admission process, the candidates are advised to keep all the required documents, such as birth certificate, category certificate, last qualifying degree certificate, etc., handy.
  • Finally, submit the application form. And pay the application fee via any online payment method such as net banking, credit and debit cards, BHIM UPI, Paytm, etc. Candidates are advised to keep the receipt of the fee paid as proof for further reference. If Confirmation Page is not generated after completing the fee payment, then the transaction is canceled, and the deducted amount is refunded to the candidate's account. Then candidates have to make transactions again. 
  • Eligible candidates will be invited for the entrance exam (Except for M.Tech and M.Arch). M.Tech and M.Arch aspirants have to appear for the GATE exam. They have to opt for their desired AKTU-affiliated College and course through the Counseling. Upon shortlisting, they will be directly called for a personal presentation interview. Admission is granted based on the candidate's performance in all the selection rounds.
  • UPCET is an offline test, which is mandatory to qualify to be eligible for admission. Upon qualifying for the examination, Candidates are invited to attend the UPSEE counseling process, where they will be allowed to fill the choices of colleges and courses they want to take admission. Then based on their performance in the last qualifying exam, entrance exam, and availability of the vacant seats in their chosen College, admission is granted. 
  • Admission to AKTU directly, without an entrance exam, is also offered. However, a candidate must have extraordinary academic performance in their last qualifying exams.
  • Ph.D. aspirants are exempted from UPCET only if they have qualified for national-level entrance examinations such as UGC/ CSIR NET (JRF) examination, SET, GATE (with a valid score), or Teacher Research Fellowship.
  • Ph.D. aspirants are invited for a personal interview by their chosen College of AKTU Lucknow, on the basis of which admission is granted.

AKTU Login

There's a section called AKTU One View on the university's official website. This One View section has all the information regarding the university and the performance of students studying at this university. Interested students who are willing to know about AKTU login must visit the official website of the university. 

Almost all students studying at this university, know about One View, Dashboard, EKTU ERP and AKTU Logins such as ERP Login and Student Login. These things help AKTU students to get information about their attendance, results, exam forms etc.

AKTU Cut Off

NTA will release Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University's cut-off list in case of JEE main and UPSEE in case of UPCET for all its undergraduate programs basis JEE main and UPCET scores, respectively. For admission to M.Tech and M.Arch courses in AKTU, the University will release its own cut-off basis GATE. Candidates seeking admission to AKTU must know what marks and ranks they must secure to get a seat for themselves in the desired AKTU UG and PG programs. In the table below, check the AKTU cut-off 2021 for marks and ranks. Meeting the AKTU admission cut-off is mandatory for candidates to get enrolled in AKTU. 

AKTU Cut Off 2021

Candidates seeking admission to AKTU must know what marks and ranks they must secure to get a seat for themselves in the desired AKTU  UG and PG programs. In the table below, check the UPCET cut-off 2021 in terms of marks and ranks. Meeting the AKTU admission cut-off is mandatory for candidates to get enrolled in AKTU. 

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Cut Off 2021

Course 

Entrance Exam Cut off 

B.Tech in Civil Engineering

58255 (UPCET)

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering

24956 (UPCET)

B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

45083 (UPCET)

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

38839 (UPCET)

B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

54243 (UPCET)

B.Tech in Chemical Engineering

66539 (UPCET)

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering 

35236 (UPCET)

B.Arch

54-117 (NATA)

MBA 

65 (CMAT)

B.Des

37 (UPCET)

AKTU NIRF Ranking 

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University NIRF ranking enforces its academic excellence in comparison to universities in India. In the AKTU University NIRF Ranking in India 2021, several colleges affiliated to AKTU ranked under 200 in Uttar Pradesh. Following are the AKTU affiliated Colleges with their rank in the Engineering field among all colleges in Uttar Pradesh :

AKTU affiliated College

NIRF Ranking (2021)

Stream

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology

48

Engineering 

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology

96

Engineering 

Dayalbagh Educational Institute

102

Engineering 

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology

134

Engineering 

Harcourt Butler Technical Institute 

166

Engineering 

Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology

183

Engineering 

AKTU Placements

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has an active T&P cell that makes constant efforts to develop and enhance its students' leadership, managerial, technical, and soft skills. The placement cell of AKTU consists of students as well as senior faculty members as coordinators or called placement team, which interact with industries, organizations, universities, and MNCs to facilitate a placement drive in the affiliated College's campuses for job opportunities for its students with high-end packages as per their aspirations and skills. The AKTU placement cell conducts several workshops and seminars on soft skills training, personality development, and self-motivation. It also conducts placement camps, guest lecture training, and trade fairs with the goal of bringing the recruiters and students under one roof.

The placement at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is the ultimate thing for which a student strives to get in his or her final year. The AKTU placement process often starts in September with the campus drive of top firms having national and international reputations. The campus drive of 2021 in AKTU has almost been over, and 75% of students have already been placed in their desired fields and positions according to their aspirations and skills. As per the university sources, a student of AKTU affiliated college Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad, has bagged the highest package of INR 1 crore 13 lakhs. The offer is given by Amazon. The student is enrolled in Biopharmaceutical Sciences program.

Recently, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has added another feather in its hat by initiating University-Industry Interface Cell under one umbrella wherein job aspirants can get access to several job tools and opportunities for applying for different positions posted by industries going to visit the campus. Interested candidates can apply for the same as per their eligibility. Upon shortlisting, visiting companies only conduct interviews for those students who had already registered.  Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University placements data is given below in the table with a number of recruiters, offers, salary packages, etc.

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Placement Statistics 2021

Particulars

Statistics

No. of recruiters

300+

No. of offers made

3000+

Number of students placed

3000+

Highest CTC

INR 113 LPA

Average Salary package

INR 6 LPA

AKTU Recruiters

Heinz

OPTUM

Oracle

Samsung 

Wipro

Tech Mahindra 

New Gen

Maruti Suzuki

Reliance Communications

Genpact 

Adobe

Amazon 

IBM 

HCL Technologies

Google 

Accenture 

Infosys 

HP

TCS

Global Logic

EXL

L&T Infotech

BPL

Godrej

Infogain

TVS

ICFAI

Honeywell 

Enercon

Convergys

BHEL

Finsev

NTT Data 

NIIT Technologies

Newage Elevators

Metcon Steels

KSEB

Guardian Controls

Arvind Ltd

Reliance Textiles

Prism Johnson Ltd

Hero

Anglo Eastern

United Health Group 

Capegemini

Phronises

Just Dial 

Global Logic

AKTU Scholarships

AKTU Lucknow offers financial assistance in the form of scholarships to meritorious students belonging to the reserved category under the UP State Scholarship scheme regulations. Every year, the Uttar Pradesh state government releases a notification about fee reimbursement of every student of AKTU affiliated colleges. AKTU Lucknow scholarship facilities for UG and PG students help the students with financial assistance and reward academic performances. Students enrolled in AKTU get access to register themselves for AKTU fee-waiver scholarship schemes through the scheme of the "Scholarship & Fee Reimbursement Online System of UP State." 
Students can register themselves online for AKTU Scholarship by visiting the official fee grant portal of AKTU, which is designed for fee reimbursement procedures that are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official Website of Uttar Pradesh state scholarships 
  • Click on the 'Student' tab from the main menu  
  • Click on the 'Register' button
  • Register by entering the required details such as communication address, AKTU affiliated college details, Family gross, income, caste category, etc.
  • Create a user ID and password
  • Choose the AKTU course you are pursuing
  • Select the 'Fresh Inside State option
  • Preview the details carefully and finally submit the form
  • It is advised to download the filled application form and keep it in print form for future references.

. AKTU Fee-waiver Scholarship Schemes Eligibility

  • Candidates must be enrolled in UG course at any of AKTU affiliated colleges
  • Candidates should be from SC, ST, or OBC category
  • The family income of the candidate should not be more than 1 lakh per annum

In addition to this, AKTU is entitled to provide financial assistance to its M.Tech students in the form of a stipend worth ₹18,000 per month through the ministry of Human Resources Department. To be eligible for this Stipend, only one condition is there. He or she must have qualified GATE entrance exam.

Candidates enrolled in the Ph.D. program at AKTU on a regular basis are eligible for a monthly stipend of ₹31,000 from MHRD for the first two years of the program and a monthly stipend of  ₹35,000 for the next three years of the course of study; after completing five years, if students are still working on their Doctoral degree, then they are provided monthly financial assistance of ₹12,000 for only one year. Ph.D. scholars are eligible for Stipend only if they have qualified for national-level entrance examinations such as UGC/ CSIR NET (JRF) examination, SET, GATE (with a valid score), or Teacher Research Fellowship.

AKTU Campus Facilities & Infrastructure

With 750+ affiliated colleges, the campus of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has everything a student will need for their overall development. The campus is located at Jankipuram in the heart of the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh -Lucknow. The University believes in providing the students with the best environment for learning and the most advanced infrastructure for professional growth. The AKTU Lucknow College campus houses classrooms complexes, student, faculty, and residential staff quarters, a healthcare center that is operational 24 hours, and an administration block. In addition, the campuses are well equipped with a sports ground for indoor and outdoor games, a gym, ATM, library, mess, and shopping facilities.

  • Hostel – Some affiliated colleges are equipped with a hostel facility, while a few are not. However, the colleges that don't have hostel facilities are provided with the nearest PG rooms available at affordable rent rates. Hostels are provided with recreational facilities such as TVs, health clubs, indoor games, and PCOs. Each hostel has its live-in wardens and a faculty member who administers the accommodation. It is to be noted that admission to AKTU doesn't ensure guaranteed hostel accommodation due to the limited capacity of the hostels. AKTU  offers accommodation to the applicants based on different factors. 
  • Gym - Gymnasium is part of a few colleges of AKTU facilities. Students can take care of their health and fitness by making use of this gymnasium facility provided by the University. The gym is well equipped with exercise and training equipment. The gym helps the students to stay fit and healthy.
  • Sports – The college campuses have outdoor and indoor games facilities for students' recreation, including basketball, badminton, tennis courts, cricket, and football grounds. The campus sports ground also has a running track. University also promotes sports like weight-lifting, taekwondo, trekking, and mountaineering. 
  • Cafeteria – The air-conditioned cafeteria facilities provided by the University include Chinese, Indian, and south Indian cuisines. There is another split cafeteria available for coffee and snacks on the campus. The quality and number of cafeterias vary with different colleges.
  • Auditorium – AKTU has as many auditoriums as there are colleges it has affiliated with it. These auditoriums are used for academic talks, conferences, seminars, slide and film shows, demonstrations, lectures, workshops, etc. The capacity of auditoriums and facilities it has attached with it varies with College.
  • Wifi – The University has high-speed wifi connectivity in all laboratories, libraries, hostels, auditoriums and seminar halls, and even guest houses. The campus has been using the new standard for next-generation wireless technology for wifi networks so that the teachers, students, and support staff can easily access the data, voice, multimedia, and video conferencing services as well as research, e-learning, and business applications.
  • IT Infrastructure – AKTU Lucknow has set up facilities for in-house use of E-mail, Computers, and internet services for all students, project staff, and faculty members. This unit of the University offers a variety of E-services to the students in the context of literature search, computation, and graphics.
  • Laboratories – AKTU Lucknow laboratories are air-conditioned and equipped with various modern instrumental facilities inside them related to all the fields. They are sophisticated but well-equipped, where more than 40 students can perform their experiments simultaneously. The instruments available in the laboratory include UV spectrophotometer: Double beam OD measurement, Magnetic stirrer, Multi-parameter: 6 parameters, namely pH, TDS, ORP, Salinity, Temp, millivolt, Hot air oven, and Digital oven, Rotary flask shaker, UV transilluminator, Dual Orbitex shaker with compressor and many more. For every branch, the University has provided the modern instruments equipped laboratories such as Civil Engineering labs, computer labs, mechanical labs, Google code labs, automation labs, language labs, nanotechnology labs, cyber city labs, textile dyeing labs, and textile printing, designing, and manufacturing labs.
  • Convenience stores – The AKTU campuses are provided with departmental stores facility in a few of its colleges to facilitate students' daily shopping. The numbers may vary from College to College.
  • Alumni Associations –  Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University alumni association is one of the largest networks among all Indian universities. The University is quite proud to have a collective of more than 3 lakhs alumni. They have been working as social scientists, scientists, literary critics, civil servants, media experts, journalists, foreign language experts, political leaders, technologists, social activists, entrepreneurs, and managers over the last 46 years and more. 
  • Parking Facility - The University has a parking facility for students and staff.
  • Banks Facilities – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University's banking facilities include an SBI branch and its ATMs on almost all the college campuses. If there are few which do not have the branch inside, they have successfully set it up to the nearest College.
  • Library – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has as many libraries as there are institutions in the University, with a broad collection of books on specialized areas.
  • Innovation cell – AKTU University established a cell, "Kalam Center for Innovation and Incubation of Startups (K-CIIS)." This cell by University is established with the goal of beginning a startup culture across all affiliated and associated colleges of it. K-CIIS is a dedicated cell to create an ecosystem for promoting research, innovations, and startups for students by developing an end-to-end mentorship and incubation model for potential startups.

AKTU Awards, Recognition, Accreditations, and Collaborations 

  • Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, is recognized as a premium University in Uttar Pradesh, which proves its all-around academic superiority and unmatchable dedication to diverse and appropriate research subjects.
  • Every year, AKTU awards hundreds of Ph.D. degrees, demonstrating the integrity and magnitude of the University's research work.
  • Numerous research projects have been carried out across a wide range of Sciences, Technology and Information Technology domains in collaboration with several organizations and institutions at both national and international levels.
  • AKTU coordinates a large number of conferences, workshops, and seminars every year.
  • AKTU Lucknow has established itself as a top leader in the state 
  • The University collaborates with National and international universities and organisations by signing a Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) and Agreement of Cooperation (AoC) with them for foreign exchange programs, research work, and regular internships.

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Awards 

AKTU's more than 10 affiliated colleges have been provided with the 'Centre of Excellence' status by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The table below lists the center of excellence colleges of AKTU:

AKTU affiliated College

Point that's been given the status of 'Centre of Excellence by UGC

Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College (AKGEC)

  • Advanced Manufacturing Centre

  • Advanced Welding Technology Research Centre
  • BOSCH Rexroth Centre of Excellence
  • CIA Centre of Excellence in Integrated Automation
  • ECE CoE
  • KUKA Industrial Robotics Training Centre
  • MITSUBISHI
  • NI LabVIEW Academy
  • Product Life Cycle Management (PLMC)

KIET Group of Institutions, Ghaziabad

  • Centre of Automotive Mechatronics

  • Centre of Excellence for Power Engineering Technologies and Clean Energy Integration
  • D-Link Center of Excellence
  • iOS Apple University Program
  • Machine Learning and Bigdata Analytics
  • Structural Design & Material Testing

MIT, Moradabad

  • MIT R & D Cell

Vishveshwarya Group of Institutions

  • BMW Research Lab

KNIT Sultanpur

  • Power & Energy Research Centre (PERC)

NIET Greater Noida

  • Placement and Training Cell Centre of Excellence

ITS College of Pharmacy

  • Research Lab

GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management

  • Research Lab

ITS Engineering College, Noida

  • Apple iOS App Development Centre

 
  • e-Yantra (Embedded systems and Robotics Lab)
 
  • National Instruments Innovation centre

Rajkiya Engineering College, Ambedkar Nagar

  • Renewable Energy lab

 Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Recognition   

  • AKTU colleges have proven their all-around academic excellence by securing a rank among NIRF's top 200 institutions in India, including technical institutes in India.
  • It's been recognized and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

AKTU Accreditations 

  • The AKTU Lucknow is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
  • AICTE approves all Technical Courses offered by the University.
  • More than 40 institutions (affiliated with AKTU) are accredited by the NBA (National Bureau of Accreditation)
  • All pharmacy courses are approved by PCI (Pharmacy Council of India)
  • All Education courses are approved by NCTE (National Council of Teacher Education)

AKTU Collaborations

MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding)

  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 
  2. Intel, Data Centre Solution 
  3. REPL Lucknow 
  4. Srijan Sanchar
  5. IndiaMART
  6. NASSCOM
  7. AICTE 

AoC ( Agreement of Cooperation)

  1. KIT Kanpur 

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Contact  Details

 

 

Point of Contact

E-mail

Vice Chancellor 

vc@aktu.ac.in 

Finance Officer

fo@aktu.ac.in 

Registrar

registrar@aktu.ac.in

Controller of Examination

coe@aktu.ac.in

Joint Controller of Examination

jcoe@aktu.ac.in

Deputy Controller of Examination

dcoe-a@aktu.ac.in

Deputy Registrar

dr@aktu.ac.in

Finance & Account Officer

ao@aktu.ac.in

 

FAQs  


Q.1. Does Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University have any student clubs?
Yes, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University believes in promoting the students culturally and academically, and it has, therefore, numerous student clubs to organize cultural fests and academic projects.

Q.2. Is AKTU a suitable university for specially-abled candidates?
Yes, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University provides disabled students with access to all its courses and facilities. Moreover, it has a special counseling center for candidates with special needs and also prepares them in every possible way for placement and employment opportunities. 

Q.3. How many levels of study are available there at the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University?
There are mainly four levels of study available at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University viz. bachelor, masters, and doctoral levels. Apart from these three, the University also offers an M.Phil degree to students in some special cases.

Q.4. What are the selection criteria at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow?
The admission selection process of AKTU is completely merit-based. Candidates are selected on the basis of their scores and ranks they obtained in the particular entrance exam for respective courses. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University grants admission basis UPSEE score for admission in undergraduate and post-graduate courses and UGC/ CSIR NET (JRF) examination, SET, GATE (with a valid score), or Teacher Research Fellowship examinations for admission to Ph.D. courses. 

Q.5. How to register for various courses in AKTU Lucknow admission?
After getting the enrollment number, applicants will get a message on their registered mobile number and e-mail id for the course registration process. For the course registration at AKTU Lucknow, candidates can download a prospectus from the concerned institution. Follow the guidelines /steps given for course registration in the brochure. For any other inquiries regarding registration, please contact the concerned affiliated College.

Q.6. What is the process of Direct Admission to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University?
For direct admission to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, candidates have to check the particular College he wants to take admission in eligibility criteria and then contact the admission administration of that College. Students can get the concerned college prospectus from the college admission counter, where he or she can fill the form and pay the application fee. Admission is granted after all UPCET qualified Students get their seat allotment done. Later if seats remain vacant in the College affiliated to AKTU, they can fill the seats with students who apply directly.

Q.7. Is it possible to apply for an undergraduate course at  Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow if the class 12th mark sheet is unavailable?
Yes, a candidate can apply provisionally for the UG course at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow if the mark sheet for class 12th is not available. However, students must bring all original documents and mark sheets to registration. Admission will not be granted to candidates who do not have the original documents. From 2022 onwards, UPCET score will be mandatory for admission to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University undergraduate courses. 

Q.8. Can I join Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University after senior secondary?
Yes, for applying to undergraduate programs at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, a candidate who has qualified 12th-level exam from any recognized board or University is eligible. But for applying for PG program admission, candidates must have passed a Graduation degree with a minimum of 50% marks from any recognized board or University. 

Q.9. Can a candidate get admission to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University programs without an entrance exam prescribed by the University?

  • A candidate can get admission to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University programs without an entrance exam prescribed by the University in the situation if he has secured at least 55% marks in their last qualifying exam and has qualified for a national level entrance exam like JEE Main for B.Tech, NATA for B.Arch, CAT & CMAT for MBA etc. The selection of such candidates is made on the basis of the candidate's performance in that entrance exam only, and no entrance examination such as CUET or UPCET is needed as prescribed by the University. 
  • Candidates from UP State with extraordinary academic performance in their previous school or College are directly invited for admission to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University without any National or State level entrance exam.

Q. 10. Is hostel facility available within the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University campus? What are the facilities are available in hostels?
Yes, the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University campus currently provides Hostel Facilities for its students. The University has as many hostels as there are affiliated colleges with it. In addition, there are separate facilities for boys and girls separately within the College campuses. Each hostel of AKTU is provided with recreational facilities such as TVs, a health club, indoor games, and PCOs. Each hostel of the University has its live-in wardens and a faculty member who administers the accommodation. 

Q.11. What is Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University hostel fee?
Current Hostel Charges of AKTU Lucknow is 75,000 INR which is to be deposited at the concerned affiliated College at the time of admission. The hostel fee of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University includes:

  • Hostel Security(refundable)
  • Mess Advance (Adjustable)
  • Mess Security (Refundable)
  • Crockery, Utensils, etc. charge
  • Room rent

Q.12. Where is Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University located in Lucknow?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is located in Jankipuram in Lucknow and is effectively connected by road to Lucknow railway stations and Metro Station. The address of the University is Vistar Yojna, AKTU CDRI Rd, Naya Khera, Jankipuram, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226031.

Q.13. What is Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University known for?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is known for its technical course, especially B.Tech. The University attracts half lakhs of students for admission to its Engineering programs from all across the State.

Q.14.How to differentiate B.Com and B.Com (Hons) programs offered at AKTU?
The difference between courses B.Com and B.Com (Hons) is that a student while pursuing B.Com Hons. Get specialised knowledge and understanding regarding a single subject such as Accountancy, Business Studies,  Economics, etc., which is not the case of  B.Com course. However, admission to AKTU for both programs is granted on a merit basis. It just depends on the student what course he wants to admit in.

Q.15. Is Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University a public university?
Considered one of the country's largest universities for undergraduate, post-graduate, and research studies, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is a state public university that has associated and affiliated more than 750 institution all across Uttar Pradesh state in India.

Q.16. Is an appearing student eligible for applying to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University courses?
The candidates who are yet to appear in their respective final qualifying examination may also apply for admission to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University programs. In the process of their selection, they are entitled for admission in their desired course of study only if they secured the minimum percentage of marks as prescribed by the University in their qualifying examination and they are able to submit all documents in original, including final marks-sheet of the qualifying examination prior to deadline fixed for registration by University.

Q.17. What is Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University application fee, and how to pay it?
The AKTU application fee is 1300 INR for General and OBC candidates, while for SC, ST EWS, PwD, and female candidates, it is 650 INR, which can be paid using any gateway from SBI / HDFC / Paytm Payment through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking / UPI. Candidates are advised to keep the receipt of the fee paid as proof for further reference. If Confirmation Page is not generated after successfully completing of payment of the fee, then the transaction is canceled, and the deducted amount is refunded to the candidate's account. Then candidates have to make transactions again. 

Q.18. Do candidates need to submit the application fee payment confirmation page to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University?
No, the Candidates are not required to submit the application fee payment confirmation Page (or any Document) to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University. However, students are advised to retain the following documents in hard copy with them for any future Reference/ correspondence:

  • Copy of the confirmation page of the Online Application Form (at least 3 copies)
  • Fee receipt ( at least 3 Copies)
  • Photographs (same as uploaded during registration)

Q.19. Is there a negative marking in the entrance exam UPCET?
No, there is no negative marking provision in the entrance exam for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, especially in UPCET.

Q.20. What documents are required to apply to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University courses?
Scanned copies of the following documents are required for applying to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University courses:

  • Passport-size photograph (3 numbers)
  • Birth certificate
  • Class 10 certificate and Mark sheet
  • Class 12 certificate and mark sheet
  • Graduation degree certificate and mark sheet (if applicable)
  • Post Graduate mark sheet (If applicable)
  • Medical certificate
  • Entrance examination scorecard
  • Migration Certificate from previous college or school
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Gap certificate (if any)
     

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