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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) - Lucknow

About AKTU, Lucknow


Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow was formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University [UPTU], was established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, in 2000. The university is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]. The university aims to provide and upgrade education, training and research in the fields of technical education.

It has been subdivided into five zones with 150-160 colleges in each zone for the ease of management and facilitating inter-zonal comparison and possible internal competition to enhance the quality of teaching-learning processes. It lays a strong emphasis on the overall development of a well-rounded personality of its students.

Table of Contents

Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Highlights 

The highlights of AKTU, such as university type, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

AKTU Highlights
Year of Establishment
2000
Type of University
Public
Recognition
UGC
Approvals
AICTE
Courses/ Degrees Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral
Infrastructure Facilities
Library, Hostel, Lab, Auditorium, etc.

Why Choose AKTU?

The University is one of the largest technical universities in India. It is continuously working to nurture the quality of technical research and education in the University and affiliated colleges. Around 4,00,000 students are enrolled in its various programmes presently. 756 colleges are associated with this university.

AKTU Academic Advantages

The University develops flexible and innovative academic programmes and procedures that cater to a very broad range of students with different backgrounds and prepares them to compete at the national and international levels. The university aims to impart education to the backward sections of the society, help them in the overall development, and eventually make them compete at the international and national levels. 

AKTU Courses

AKTU courses are offered at various levels like undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels, and details regarding them are given on the official website of AKTU. 

A summary of the various courses offered by the university across different disciplines with their specializations are given below:

AKTU Engineering Courses

Courses
Specializations
B.Tech
Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Textile Chemistry, Textile Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Civil Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Carpet, and Textile Technology, Production Engineering, Biotechnology, Aeronautical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.

 

AKTU Management Courses

Courses
Specializations
MBA
Tourism Management, Rural Development, International Business, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management
BBA

Read more on AKTU Courses and Fees

AKTU Departments

Mentioned below are the departments of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University. Each department is built for a particular stream and offers courses and programs under that field. 

Management
Engineering
Pharmacy
Arts
Architecture
Design
Computer Application
Planning

AKTU Admission

The AKTU admission is initiated by filling up an online application on the official website and filling in all the relevant information. An entrance test, called UPSEE, is conducted for admission to the university. Admission to B.Tech and MBBS courses are based on scores of JEE and NEET, respectively. For Ph.D., students have to appear for an entrance exam conducted by the university and the selected candidates would be shortlisted for interview.

The AKTU Admission 2021 is based on the entrance exam and merit list prepared taking into account scores of previous degrees and entrance examinations.

Read more on AKTU Admission 

APJKTU Eligibility Criteria

Numerous courses are offered by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, each of which has different eligibility criteria. Below is a list of a few courses offered by the AKTU with their eligibility criteria:

AKTU B.Tech Eligibility

The university offers B.Tech degree programs in various disciplines namely Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, etc. The course duration is 4 years. The medium of instruction is Hindi and English.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should have completed 10+2 examinations from a recognized board and with science as a subject containing PCM.
  • Scores of JEE are to be taken into account for admission. 

AKTU M.Pharma Eligibility

Master of Pharmacy is a 2-year post-graduate course in the field of Pharmaceutical science. The medium of instruction is Hindi and English.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must have passed Bachelor of Pharma from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks

AKTU Ph.D. Eligibility

Doctor of Philosophy is a program of a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 6 years. The program is for research purposes and is taught in English.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The students should have completed a Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • The students are required to appear in the written examination conducted by the University.

AKTU Cut Off

The university offers various courses in different disciplines to its students. University releases different cut-offs every year during the admission season. The university offers numerous courses in different disciplines to its students. University releases varying cut-offs every year during the admission season. AKTU is one of the leading educational institutes in the country. It offers over 200 courses, in the field of Applied Sciences, Architecture, Management etc. The courses are offered at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. There are few factors that IGNOU cut-off depends on:

  • A number of applications received.
  • Cut-off of previous years.
  • A number of seats offered.

For more information, check AKTU Cut off

AKTU Infrastructure Facilities

AKTU campus is equipped with facilities like a library, hostel, lab, cafeteria, etc. The library is a 5-storey building and is constructed on an area of 6400 sq m. There are separate hostels for girls and boys. The campus has a bank branch also. The University campus provides all the necessary facilities to the students. The campus is huge and has an auditorium, classrooms, halls, labs, sports ground, etc. for the all-round development of students. The campus life is enjoyable for students. 

Some of the facilities offered are:

  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Automation Lab
  • Nano Lab
  • Cyber City Lab
  • Language Lab
  • Mechanical Lab
  • Civil Engineering Lab
  • Computer Labs
  • Bank
  • Post Office

AKTU Hostel Details

AKTU provides separate accommodation for both boys and girls. Students are assigned different hostels for every year of study. They are required to fill the accommodation form.

In general, all hostels have the following facilities, among others:

  • Mess facility 
  • Hygienic vegetarian meals 
  • Hot water
  • 24-hour security

Read more on AKTU Facilities provided at the campus.

AKTU Placements

The university has an active training and placement cell that guides students to get a job in their desired fields. AKTU provides 100 % placement assistance to all its students pursuing various degree programmes from its main campus and affiliated colleges. 

  • The highest package offered to students is 14LPA in 2020.
  • The average package is 3LPA.
  • Companies like Heinz, Genpact, Finserv, Enercon India, NTT Data,  ICFAI, BHEL, Honeywell, TVS, Infogain, Godrej, EXL, BPL, L&T Infotech, Tech Mahindra, NIIT Technologies and Reliance visited the affiliated colleges and main campus for placements.

Read more about AKTU Placement

AKTU Distance Education

AKTU supports Massive Open Online Courses from the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), by MHRD, offered by various institutions. The students have to complete the relevant course within the stipulated time frame to get the certificate. 

AKTU Alumni

The University alumni are working in various fields. Notable alumni are actress Richa Sinha, author Srijan Pal Singh, model Prachi Mishra, MLA and former MLA Yasar Shah and Arun Verma, respectively. They are performing best in their respective fields.

Courses and Fees Structure of AKTU, Lucknow

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
AKTU, Lucknow Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.20 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.30 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Applied Management [MAM]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.19 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
AKTU, Lucknow Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA]   3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.56 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
AKTU, Lucknow Fashion Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Fashion Studies [BFS]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.41 Lakh

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Design Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Design [B.Des]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.95 Lakh
Master of Design [M.Des]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.48 Lakh

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Hospitality Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Hotel Management [BHM]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.80 Lakh

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Architecture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.89 Lakh
Master of Architecture [M.Arch]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.15 Lakh

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.65 Lakh
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.30 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Pharmacy Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.53 Lakh
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.38 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000

Live Application Forms

AKTU, Lucknow Vocational Courses Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Vocational Studies [B.Voc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.95 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 13 Student's Reviews 6.5/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
2
Average
8
Needs Improvement
1
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 6/13 students

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by UGC, AICTE; affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University - [APJAKTU], Lucknow.

Facilities


Library
Cafeteria
Sports
Computer labs
Laboratory
Auditorium

Contact Details and Location


Address : Sec-11, Jankipuram Vistar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India - 226031
Website : http://aktu.ac.in/

Student Reviews


Chandrasen
Chandrasen
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Engineering), batch of 2018
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Daily attendance is mandatory and classes start from 10 am - 4 pm and the main focus on research. The quality of teaching is similar to IITs and Overall it's an awesome institute.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are many clubs and other associations. There are one college fest and 3 technical fest Life is just like any other IITs




Akhilesh Pratap Mishra pratap
Akhilesh Pratap Mishra pratap
Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm], batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Systematically arranged with all the aspect of education from 10 am to 5 pm. Teaching quality is perfect for quality reviews. 


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are lots of clubs and student societies for the candidates to participate. Life in college is good.




Ankit
Ankit
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2016
5/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Class timing in Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University is from 9 am to 5 pm. In between there is a 1-hour lunch break.
  • Good quality and average method are used for teaching.
  • Overall experience is good.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • There are a society and clubs held in Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University,
  • The campus also has a swimming pool and gym.



Vibhu
Vibhu
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2018
9/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The classes at Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University are held from 10AM to 4PM.
  • The teaching method is good and assignments are also given.
  • Teachers are professional and well experienced.

 

 

 




Sajid
Sajid
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • CLASS TIMINGS ARE 9AM TO 5 PM.
  • PROJECTS - YOU HAVE TO CREATE YOUR OWN IDEAS. ONLY A GUIDE WILL PROVEIDED FOR YOUR HELP.
  • EXAM - COLLEGE CONDUCT 3 SESSIONAL EXAM IN ONE SEMESTER AND ONE FINAL SEMESTER EXAM AT THE END OF SEMESTER.
  • ASSIGNMENT - YOU HAVE TO SUBMIT AT LEAST 3 ASSIGNMENTS OUT OF 5 WHICH IS GIVEN BY THE FACULTY AS PER SUBJECT.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • THERE ARE INDIVIDUAL SOCIETIES FOR EVERY DEPARTMENT. THERE ARE TWO CLUBS WHICH ARE ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER COLLEGES.
  • EVERY YEAR, THERE ARE 2 FESTS ORGANISED. ONE IS LITERARY AND OTHER IS SPORTS FEST.
  • COLLEGE LIFE IS GREAT. WE ARE ENJOYING OUR COLLEGE LIFE SO MUCH.



Discussion Forum

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APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

Answer By: Abhinav

23 Dec 2016

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Hi Vivek,

The Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University [APTU] follows UPSEE 

Eligibility :

1.First year: B.Tech./ B.Tech. (Ag. Engg.)/ B.Pharm./ BHMCT/ BFAD/BFA candidate must have passed intermediate exam. of U.P. Board or 10+2 level exam. or its equivalent from any recognized Board / University with minimum aggregate marks of 45% for General & OBC and 40% for SC/ST category in the subject groups, without grace marks.

2.First year: B. Arch., a candidate must have passed intermediate exam. of U.P. Board or 10+2 level exam. or its equivalent from any recognized Board / University with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate plus clearly passing without grace marks in each subject of the compulsory and optional subjects. A candidate possessing three year Diploma in Architecture (10+3) recognized by Central/ State Govt., securing minimum 50% marks in aggregate is also eligible for admission to first year of B.Arch.(paper-4).

3.First year: MBA, candidate must have passed bachelor’s degree of minimum 03 years duration from any recognized university of India, passing clearly without grace marks with an aggregate of minimum 50% marks for General & OBC and 45% for SC/ST category.

4. First year: MCA, candidate must have passed bachelor’s degree course of minimum three years duration from any recognized university with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level or graduate level. The candidate must have clearly passed without grace marks with an aggregate of minimum 50% marks for General & OBC and 45% for SC/ST category.

5. First year: MAM (Dual degree), a candidate must have passed Intermediate (10+2) exam. of U.P. Board or its equivalent from any recognized Board / University and securing minimum 45% marks without grace (40% for SC/ST category) in aggregate.

6.Second year (lateral entry): B.Tech., candidate must have passed three years Diploma in Engineering course, securing minimum 45% marks for General & OBC and 40% marks for SC/ST category in aggregate or three years B.Sc. degree plus having passed 10+2 exam. with Mathematics as one subject, securing minimum aggregate marks of 45% for General & OBC and 40% for SC/ST category in B.Sc. as per details available in information brochure.

7. Second year (Lateral Entry): B.Pharm., candidate must have passed Diploma in Pharmacy, securing minimum aggregate marks of 45% for General & OBC and 40% for SC/ST category).

8.Second year (Lateral Entry): MCA, candidate must have passed BCA / BSc(IT/CS) of minimum three years from any recognized Indian University or its Equivalent recognized by AIU, with minimum 50% ( 45% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate plus having mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level or Graduation level.

NOTE:

(a) Those appearing in the qualifying exam. are also eligible to appear in UPSEE-2015 but subject to the condition that they must fulfill the eligibility criteria at the time of counseling.

(b) Criteria for admissions for NRI and Kashmiri migrants category will be published later, in May, 2015 as per the norms to be laid down by the Govt. of U.P. / AICTE. Such candidates need not appear in UPSEE-2015.

(c) State Govt. has permitted 20% of total sanctioned seats in Private Institutions to be filled up on the basis of JEE(Main)-2015, merit for admissions to Engineering Technology / Architecture courses; 10% of them will be filled by U.P. domicile candidates on U.P. State merit using State reservation policy and remaining 10% seats will be filled through All India Merit Candidates without reservation.

(d) State Govt. has also permitted 20% of total sanctioned seats of MBA in Private Institutions to be filled on the basis of CMAT- 2015 merit (Common Management Admission Test).

EXAMINATION FEE:

Rs. 800.00 for General / OBC category & Rs. 400.00 for SC/ST category and Female of all category.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS & APPLICATION FORM:

1. The application form, Information Brochure and instructions to fill up application form is available online on website http://www.uptu.ac.in, http://www.upseeuptu2015.in.

2. For ONLINE application, visit at website. The link for submission of application ONLINE is available from February, 25, 2015 to March 25, 2015. For OFFLINE submission, candidate may contact any of Help-Desks at Institutions of UPTU.

3. For both ONLINE and OFFLINE applications, the confirmation page must reach to the Registrar, UPSEE-2015, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, IET Campus, Sitapur Road, Lucknow 226021 by March 31, 2015 (5.00 PM) by registered/speed post. The Confirmation Page received after the due date or through any other means shall not be accepted. The University will not be responsible for the Confirmation Page missed/ not received / any delay on the part of post office or for any other reason whatsoever. The list of designated HELP-DESK at affiliated Institutions of UPTU will also be available at website.

4. The details of tuition fee for the institutions affiliated to UPTU is available on the website of Fee Fixation Committee www.afrcup.in.

Answer By: Getmyuni

10 May 2016


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