Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC], Chandigarh - College Courses List

Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC]

Sector-12 Chandigarh, Chandigarh, Chandigarh   |   ESTD : 1921   |   Approved By: UGC   |  AICTE   |   Type: Public
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About College

Formerly known as the Punjab Engineering College, PEC University of Technology is a public engineering college that was founded in 1921. It is one of the ldest Educational Institutes of India that is currently located in the city of Chandigrah. It is UGC recognized and AICTE approved engineering college of Chandigarh. Tha campus of the college is almost 9 KM away from the Chandigarh Railway Station and 5 KM from the main Bus Stand is spread over the 146 acres of land situated close to the beautiful Shivalik hills.

Notable alumni

  • Jaspal Bhatti (Satirist)
  • Vanya Mishra (Winner of Femina Miss India, 2012)
  • Sunil Saigal (Dean, Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology)
  • Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon (Punjab Politician)
  • Dr. Kalpana Chawla (alumnus of the Aerospace Engineering Department of PEC)

No. of Companies who visited the campus: 69
No. of Students Placed through Campus Recruitment: 377

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Art and Photography Club
  • Music Club
  • Dramatics Club
  • Speakers Association & Study Circle (SAASC)
  • Projection Club
  • Rotaract Club
  • Energy and Environ-vision Club
  • Communication Club
  • IEEE
  • ISTE
  • Robotics
  • Sports


Library: It has a spacious central library with a huge collection of books on various subjects such as physical sciences, engineering and technology, computer and information technology, social sciences and management of around 1,19,830 volumes.

Hostels: Separate hostel facility with all necessary amenities 4 for boys and 2 for girls.

Festival: PECfest- It is an annual cultural fest, usually held in November.

Magazine: PECMAG- it is institute’s magazine that is published once a year, consists of technical and literary articles contributed by students. It also contains memoranda for final year students.


1. Eight gold plated medals are awarded to the students who stand first in the B.E. Final Examination of Aerospace, Civil, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical, Materials & Metallurgical Engineering and Production & Industrial Engineering respectively. 

2. Nine students who stand first in major project / project II in the 8th semester Examination, are awarded eight silver plated medals.

3. At the time of annual convocation, Administrator’s Gold Medal is awarded to a BE graduate on the basis of his / her overall outstanding performance in the curricular activities.

4. Gold Medal is awarded for the best sportsperson to a BE graduate.

5. Kalpana Chawla Memorial award, instituted by the Chandigarh Administration in the memory of Dr. Kalpana Chawla, is given to the student standing first in the BE Aerospace Engineering and a cash prize of Rs. 25,000 as appreciation.


  • Half free-ship on tuition fee shall be admissible to all the ST and SC students belonging to the, who have cleared all their examinations up to previous year and who are not on academic or disciplinary probation.
  • One student of each branch on the basis of branch-wise merit are awarded with Scholarship Merit in the form of full free ship on tuition fee.
  • Fee waiver for Economically Weaker Sections/Women/Persons with Disabilities students.

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • RAMA MURTY PEDDADA 2016-08-27 23:25:46

    Why Join PEC University of Technology ?

    • DHARNA NA 2016-09-15 00:45:12

      Its Campus extends over an area of 146 acres of the land situated close to the beautiful Shivalik hills. It has WI-FI enabled campus, Lecture theatres and tutorial rooms, Separate and specialized well-equipped laboratories for each department. It promotes entrepreneurship amongst students. It organizes seminars, workshops, conferences and training programs.

  • VINOD KUMAR THOTA 2016-08-26 20:26:46

    What is the Placement facility of PEC University ?

    • DEEPIKA DALAL 2016-09-11 20:45:12

      The Training and Placement office of PEC is very active. Year by year new reputed companies are adding up to the list. Many renowned companies come for hiring interns offering good stipends. The college also has a strong Alumni network across India and USA.

  • SURYA BONDA 2016-08-27 23:24:46

    What is the admission criteria for M.E ?

    • ANUJ GULATI 2016-09-12 03:38:12

      Admission criteria for Master of Engineering is candidate must have obtained a B.E or B.Tech. or an equivalent degree with at least 60% marks equivalent CGPA.

  • PRUDHVI KARTHIK 2016-08-28 16:26:46

    Is Punjab Engineering College University of Technology affiliated ?

    • ANJULI 2016-09-15 03:37:12

      Punjab Engineering College University of Technology is affiliated to Panjab University.