Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University) came into existence in 2000. It is one of the most prestigious and biggest technical universities in Asia. The university offered several UG and PG courses in the field of Engineering and Science. The university conducts State level entrance exam which is called UPSEE for admission to the university. AKTU is approved & recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC )and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). 

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Courses

The courses are given below:

  • Full-Time Hotel Management & Catering for 4 years, B.Tech for 4 years, B.Arch for 5 years, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Bachelor of Pharmacy for 4 years
  • Full-Time M.Tech and M.Sc for 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates seeking admission in B.Tech should have passed higher secondary with a minimum percentage of 45% and have to clear UPSEE
  • Candidates seeking admission in M.Tech should have a B.Tech degree and need to clear GATE
  • Admission in M.Sc is granted on the basis of the valid marks in the Joint Admission Test for Masters conducted by IIT


The university provides scholarships to the candidates belonging to the ST/SC/OBC category on the basis of merits in the higher secondary examination.


Some of the top companies that have visited the university for recruitments are Cisco, Cognizant, Wipro Technologies, Medico Electrodes International, Dayal Group, Tech Mahindra, TCS, Squareyards, and many more. About 90% of students of the university are selected every year with salary packages ranging from 1-20 lakh per annum.

Other Facilities

  • The university provides a central library with a huge collection of books, journals, newspapers, and free internet connectivity.
  • The university provides transport facilities for students and teaching staff. 
  • It has separate hostels for boys & girls with all the necessary facilities.
  • The university has venues for indoor & outdoor games.

State Uttar Pradesh
District Lucknow
City Lucknow
Address Sitapur Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh ,226021
University Under Government
Phone 0522 273 2194
Fax Number Not Available
Website https://www.uptu.ac.in
Established Year 2000
Affiliated To
University Grants Commission
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