Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow
Type: State University
Affiliation: AICTE, UGC
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU)(formerly UPTU) was established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, vide Act Amendment No. 1156(2) LXXIX-V-1-15-1(Ka), 24-2015 dated Sept 9, 2015, Uttar Pradesh Adhiniyam Sankhya 23 of 2000. Under the University Act, ‘Technical Education’ includes programs of education, research and training in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Town Planning, Pharmacy, Applied Arts & Crafts and such other programs and areas that the Central Government may in consultation with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) by notification in Gazette declare.
AKTU is currently located at Sec-11, Jankipuram, Vistar Yojna, 226031 in the Capital of U.P. at Lucknow but is in the process of having its own Headquarter building in its vicinity. AKTU also has a NOIDA Centre to facilitate closer academic and industrial interaction around that zone where a prominent cluster of private affiliated colleges exists.
Engineering, Architecture, Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Fashion and Apparel Design, and pharmacy. These lead to degrees of B.Tech, B.Arch, BHMCT, BFAD, and B.Pharma respectively. The university offers postgraduate courses in computer applications and business administration leading to degrees of MCA, MBA, and MBA (Rural Development).
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