AKTU: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placement

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AKTU Overview

AKTU is a state-level, public collegiate university that was established in 2000. The university aims to provide and upgrade education, training and research in technical education. AICTE approves this university. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University is formerly known as UP Technical University and is one of the premier and largest technical universities in India. The most popular program is B.Tech which is offered across 41 different specializations via UPCET and JEE Main entrance examinations. The admission for the session 2022-2023 is currently ongoing. 

AKTU Latest Updates

  • September 7, 2022: AKTU PhD Admission 2022 is Open. The Last Date to Apply is September 15, 2022.

AKTU has 49 affiliated colleges and 756 institutes under its name that offer a total of 25 UG, PG and PhD programmes across numerous specializations and streams. AKTU offers good placement opportunities to the students in the graduating year through the university-industry interface cell. The recruiters that visited the campus in 2022 include BHEL, Heinz, TVS and many others. 

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AKTU Quick Insights

AKTU university offers the best facilities and opportunities for a student to grow into a capable human being. AKTU has set up various collaborations and industry relations with other universities/institutes in India and abroad. The University has 49 affiliated colleges and 756 institutes under its name that offer a total of 25 UG, PG and PhD programmes across numerous specializations and streams Some of the highlights are mentioned below

Abdul Kalam Technical University 
Year of Establishment 2000
Type of University Public 
Campus Area 2,45,000 sq. Km
Recognition UGC
Approvals AICTE
Program Levels Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Hostel, Laboratories, Cafeteria
Location Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

AKTU Courses

AKTU offers many courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels for students to explore their department. Some of the most popular streams are Engineering, Business & Management Studies, IT Software, Medicine & Health Sciences, Design and Science.  Some of the main courses offered are mentioned below

Department Courses
Architecture  B.Arch, M.Arch
Arts B.F.A
Management MAM, MBA
Design B.Des, B.FAD, M.Des
Engineering B.E , B.Tech, M.Tech 

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AKTU Departments 

AKTU has various departments for different streams of courses offered. The institution offers around 40+ specializations under these departments. Each department has its own team of faculties who are well experienced in their field of study. Below listed are the various departments available in the campus

Architecture  Engineering Hotel Management 
Arts Design Pharmacy
Management Computer Science

AKTU Admission

AKTU admission 2022 is open now and it is initiated by filling up an online application on the official website with all the relevant information. An entrance test, called UPSEE, is conducted for admission to the university. Admission to B.Tech and MBBS courses is based on JEE and NEET scores, respectively. For a PhD, students have to appear for an entrance exam conducted by AKTU, and the selected candidates would be shortlisted for an interview.

AKTU Eligibility Criteria 

Abdul Kalam Technical University offers courses on the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels to students to explore their department. Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria set for their respective courses to seek admission to this university. Some of the details are mentioned below

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should have completed 10+2 examinations from a recognized board and with Physics, Chemistry, and Math as subjects.
  • Scores of JEE are to be taken into account for admission. 

M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 

  • Master of Pharmacy is a 2-year post-graduate course in the field of Pharmaceutical science. The medium of instruction is Hindi and English.
  • The student must have passed Bachelor of Pharma from a recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks

MBA Eligibility Criteria 

  • UG degree from a recognized university, with an aggregate of 50% for General & OBC and 45% for SC/ST category.
  • Must have appeared in the respective entrance test for MBA.

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Why Choose AKTU?

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

  • AKTU emphasizes moulding all the students into capable ones.
  • AKTU is equipped with the best faculties to give the learning one needs. 
  • AKTU has consistently ranked among the top 50 institutions of India.

AKTU Academic Advantages 

AKTU Lucknow is known for the quality education offered to students and the expert faculties who follow the latest teaching methods to help the students grow better. The campus has well-equipped laboratories and other essential facilities to improve practical learning. Some of the other academic advantages of this institution are listed below

  • Wide choice of courses
  • Well experienced teaching faculties
  • Holistic learning environment
  • Central library
  • Good Placements

AKTU vs Top Universities in India

AKTU Lucknow is ranked by Uniranking at position - 40 compared to other top universities in India. Below table is a comparison of few elements of AKTU with other top colleges in Uttar Pradesh

Top Universities in India 2021 Indian University Ranking  Highest Placement Package 2021 No. of Courses Offered
Amity University, Noida 14 INR 21.5 LPA 100+
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 3 INR 82 LPA 75+
AKTU 40 INR 14 LPA 40+
Sharda University  65 INR 65 LPA 200+
University of Lucknow 27 INR 8.5 LPA 36

AKTU CutOff 

AKTU cutoff 2021 (4th session) has been released. University releases different cut-offs every year during the admission season. The university offers numerous courses in different disciplines to its students. AKTU is one of the leading educational institutes in the country.  The courses are offered at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. The University considers UPSEE scores for B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Arch, B.Des, M.Tech, MCA, MBA courses admission. Factors that are considered while calculating the cutoff are

  • Previous year's cutoff trends
  • Total Number of available seats
  • Total number of candidates who attempted for the examination
  • Total number of candidates who qualified for the exam

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AKTU Result

AKTU Results 2022 for UG, PG and PhD courses has been released.  Students are notified about their examination schedule, exam applications, admit card download, result declaration, and post-examination scrutiny process through the AKTU one view. Semester exams are usually conducted in November-December and April-May. Abdul Kalam Technical University publishes the results online within 30 days. Candidates can check their results online by following the below-mentioned steps

  1. Visit the official website of AKTU.
  2. Click on the ‘Results’ from the drop-down menu. 
  3. Click on the desired option to check the results. 
  4. Enter your examination roll number along with the displayed captcha.
  5. Click on ‘Submit” and the results appear in a new window. Download the results for future use. 

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AKTU Infrastructure

AKTU is equipped with all the facilities one needs for a better study environment for students. Abdul Kalam Technical University has a central library in a five-storey building covering an area of 6400 sq. meters. AKTU has a huge sports centers for both indoor and outdoor games. AKTU has in-campus hostel facilities for boys and girls separately. Some of the other facilities offered by the university is mentioned below

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

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AKTU Placements

AKTU placements 2022 have been going on successfully in the campus. Recent job offers get posted in the "placement" section on the official website. Candidates must check on a regular basis during the placement drive to apply for the same. AKTU 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. AKTU also offers internship opportunities with stipends usually between Rs.7000 to Rs.10000. AKTU has witnessed the highest package of 14 LPA and an average package of 3 LPA in 2020 placements. Some of the top recruiters are mentioned below

Heinz Finserv Genpact
Reliance TVS Tech Mahindra 

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AKTU Scholarships

AKTU offers scholarships to candidates based on merit score or based on the income of the parents. It offers financial assistance to meritorious students belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC category under the regulations of the UP State Scholarship scheme. Candidates must fill in the scholarship form with the necessary details and the income certificate. Education loan facilities are provided for candidates whose family annual income is less than Rs. 100000. New students can register online for UPTU Scholarship by visiting the official portal designed for fee reimbursement procedures. Existing students can visit the official website of 'UP State Scholarship' to know their status. 

AKTU Alumni

AKTU Lucknow has a very large pool of alumni. University never fails to reconnect its alumni through events and ceremonies. Alumni Cell (RGAR Cell), has been set to consolidate the university alumni base as an asset to the university to better serve the nation in fulfilling the ever-increasing diverse needs of technical education. Some of the notable alumni along with their current professions are listed below

Notable Alumni Profession
Tanya Tewari Bid Manager - Capgemini
Neetesh Dixit Sr. Operations Specialist - Google Operations Center
Sandhya Gupta Assistant Manager - Aditya Birla Fashion Brand

AKTU Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 2000
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 200000
Campus Area 2,45,000 Sq. Km

AKTU Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
18 Architecture

Exams Accepted by AKTU


Exam Date: Aug 24, 2022

Result Date: Sep 16, 2022


Is AKTU a recognized university?

Yes, AKTU is recognized by UGC.

Is AKTU private or government-owned?

Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) is a state government-run university.

Is there an entrance exam for AKTU?

Yes, AKTU admissions are based on the AKTU entrance test that's known as UPCET which is a state level test for admission into UG and PG courses.

Are AKTU and UPTU the same?

Yes, they are the same. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University was formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University.

Does AKTU offer scholarships?

Yes, there are different categories of scholarships provided to candidates based on their eligibility.

Does AKTU offer placements?

The university offers 100% placement assistance for all students pursuing various degree programs on its main campus, as well as at affiliated colleges.

AKTU Reviews

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

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

  • 4.3
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Placements & Internships

All the placement is done by AKTU itself and approximately average package for the IT sector is 6 lakh

Fees and Scholarship

74000 per semester for computer science and engineering. There are two types of scholarship are available either with state scholarship or Gate scholarship, there is one more scholarship provided by AKTU itself.

Drx | Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm], batch of 2018

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

  • 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Fees and Scholarship

The first year fee structure in AKTU was INR 75000 and this amount was increased every year. I have taken my scholarship every year offered by the govt.

Placements & Internships

My internship was completed in Govt. Hospital for three months and after that I went for my industrial training

Javed | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019

  • 3
  • Placements & Internships 3
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
Placements & Internships

No internship in 2nd year. 

Fees and Scholarship

In b.tech, inr 90000 is the fee per year. There are scholarship options 80 percent of students got scholarship. Any other bank provide loans for education like Allahabad bank Vijaya etc

Akhilesh Pratap Mishra pratap | Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm], batch of 2017

Reviewed on Jan 04, 2018

  • 3.4
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 3
  • Clubs & Associations 2.5
Placements & Internships

Some scholarship provided by the public welfare department, when the family income was to be less than 1 lacs. Alumni of this university grow very well in his career with the help of R&R, positive feedback.

Fees and Scholarship

My annual fee is INR 50000. Scholarship generally are provided to students from public welfare department of state. Only 50 percent of students get the scholarship. Education loans are provided by the State bank of India.

Abhishek | Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Jan 04, 2018

  • 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 2.5
Academics & Faculty

There are semester system and good environment and the big campus of growing your thinking ability.

Placements & Internships

As it is new grooming university so you will get the facility to get a job in MNC's.

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  • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) - Sec-11, Jankipuram Vistar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India - 226031
  • +915222336805
  • aktu.ac.in

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