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Punjab Engineering College, PEC, Chandigarh

Punjab Engineering College, PEC, Chandigarh
Deemed University 
Sector -12, 
Chandigarh, Punjab
Phone-No: 0172- 2753051 2753060 2753063 2753064 
Fax: 0172- 2745175 
Email: Website:
Establish: 1947

About College:

After partition of the country, the Punjab College of Engineering & Technology, Lahore (formerly known as the Maclagan Engineering College) of the pre-partitioned Punjab remained in Pakistan under the name of "East Punjab Engineering College". From December 1947, it functioned in the premises of the Thomson engineering College, Roorkee now known as Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee). In 1950, the word "East" was dropped and the college was named as "Punjab Engineering College". At the end of year 1953, the college shifted to its own premises built at Chandigarh and started functioning here from January, 1954.

Course Name:

BTech [Specialization in: Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials & Metallurgical Engineering, Production and Industrial Engineering]


Age: Only applicants born on or after October 01, 1993 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board / University Certificate [Class X or equivalent] or any certificate issued by the Government authorities only will be taken as authentic

Academic Eligibility

Applicant must have passed the qualifying examination, i.e. Senior Secondary [10+2] or equivalent [See Appendix I] from any system of education as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities ( AND

Applicant should have completed successfully Mathematics, Physics and one of the subjects from (Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Biology) in 11th AND / OR 12th, as applicable in the respective boards AND

Applicant must have secured a minimum of at least 60% aggregate marks (average of all subjects of qualifying examination taken together) or 6.50 CGPA (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent in the qualifying examination. In case, CGPA on a different scale is awarded OR if only grades are awarded, percentage/CGPA equivalence provided by the principal examination authorities will only be considered. Applicants appearing for the qualifying examination with the above-mentioned subjects in the academic year 2018-19 and expecting their final results latest by September 15, 2018 may also apply. AND

Applicant should have a minimum total valid score of 1800 in SAT Subject Tests (Subjects: Mathematics Level 2, Physics and Chemistry).

Residential Requirement

All foreign nationals studying in any country including India or Indian nationals studying abroad who fulfill prescribed admission criteria shall be eligible.

Prescribed admission criteria for Indian Nationals shall be at least two years of education, inclusive of 11th & 12th or equivalent (not beyond), in a foreign country during the last 8 years and must pass the qualifying examination from abroad.

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1. Eligibility for Full-time Research Student/Candidate

An applicant belonging to the above admission categories should possess the following qualifications in appropriate areas to be eligible to apply for admission for the Ph.D. programme of the Institute.

a) Engineering Technology streams: Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology of 2 years duration after graduation in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) where marks are awarded. OR

b) Science/ Humanities & Social Science, Management Streams: Master’s degree in Science/ Humanities & Social Sciences/ Management in respective discipline or equivalent with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute where letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks where marks are awarded. Candidates with valid GATE/ NET score shall be given preference.

c) The admission eligibility requirements may be relaxed to 5.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent, or to 55% marks for admission in all categories of scholars for the following categories: i) SC/ST candidates ii) PwD (Persons with disability) Candidates with valid GATE/ NET score shall be given preference.

2. Direct Admission of B.E./B.Tech. candidates to Ph.D. programme

a)     All candidates having B.E./B. Tech degree would be eligible for admission to Ph.D. program

b)     To be eligible for the admission under this category, a candidate is required to have minimum CGPA of atleast:

i)                    9.0 (on a scale of 10) at the end of the seventh semester (if applying during final year) under Open category.

ii)                  9.0 (on a scale of 10) at the end of the eighth semester (if applying after the completion of B.E./ B.Tech) under Open category.

iii)                 For SC/ST category students, the minimum CGPA requirement will be 8.5.

c)     Candidates should have a valid GATE/NET score. Selection to program would be made on the basis of GATE/NET score and interview.

d)     Successful candidates in final year of undergraduate programme may be given provisional admission to the Ph.D programme. This admission shall be confirmed provided the student completes his/her undergraduate programme with required graduation CGPA.

e)     Under exceptional circumstances, when a student is unable to complete the requirement of the Ph.D. prograame, an exit option with the M.Tech. degree will be available at any time after the end of two years, subject to completion of required course work and M.Tech. dissertation.

f)       B.E./B.Tech students taking direct admission to Ph.D. programme will be required to complete mandatory course work in the first two semesters (similar to that of M.Tech. programme). Successful completion of State-of Art proposal and additional course requirements as per UGC guidelines after additional one year may entitle the student to assistantship as admissible for Ph.D. students with Master’s qualification.

3. Eligibility for Part-time Ph.D

a)     The eligibility criteria shall be the same as that for full time students. Additionally, the part time candidates need to fulfill the following conditions and provide the information along with the application:

1.      The applicants must have been in continuous service with the sponsoring organization for at least two years at the time of submitting the application form for admission and submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer stating that (i) He/she is on the regular payroll of the organization, (ii)He/she is permitted to pursue studies on a part-time basis, and (iii) His/her official duties will permit sufficient time for research. Sponsorship letter (on letterhead of the sponsoring organization) should include an undertaking stating that the period of study of the candidates will be treated as ‘on duty’ with usual salary/allowances, and he/she will be relieved for the period of studies.

2.      He/ She will be required to reside at the Institute for a period of not less than one semester i.e. six months duration which is mandatory in the first year of Ph.D Programme. (This condition of minimum residence period will be automatically waived for candidates who are working in PEC or in Organizations/ institutions located within a distance of 50 km from the Institute).

Note: 1. Guidelines on course work for Senior Executives working at the level of CEOs and Directors in industries, Government and research organizations who want to register as Part Time Ph.D. candidates are given in Clause VIII.

Note: 2. Ph.D. degrees which are pursued either full time or part time will be treated as degrees awarded through Regular Mode provided these are in conformity with the existing Statutes/Byelaws/Ordinances etc. of the degree awarding University. However, the Ph.D. acquired under distance mode is not permitted.

How to Apply:

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Punjab Engineering College, PEC, Chandigarh
Deemed University 
Sector -12, Chandigarh, Punjab
Phone-No: 0172- 2753051 2753060 2753063 2753064 
Fax: 0172- 2745175 


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