Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh (PEC CHANDIGARH) - Admission

Deemed to be University


Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Deemed to be University


Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Punjab Engineering College Admission 2020: Courses, Application Form

Updated On - May 29 2020 by Aditya Anand

Punjab Engineering College Admission 2020 is on the basis of the national entrance exam. For admission in M.Tech course, candidates must have valid GATE scores and for B.Tech candidates must have qualified JEE Mains exams. PEC was initially established in Lahore( Pakistan) but in 1953 the institute was shifted to Chandigarh in the Indian state of Punjab. The institute works under the grant of UGC and has a “B+” grade from NAAC.  PEC offers 31 specializations across three courses under graduation, postgraduate and doctoral courses. Candidates can fill the application form through both online and offline mode. Candidates can check more information related to Punjab Engineering College Admission 2020 from this article. 
Latest Updates 
  • The JEE Exam has been scheduled 18 July 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic.
PEC Admission 2020 Highlights 
Candidates can check important points related to Punjab Engineering College Admission 2020 from the following table:
PEC Punjab Basic Details
University name
Punjab Engineering University 
Type of university
State   University 
Accredited by 
NAAC “B+” 
Approved by
Application mode
Online and Offline 
Admission Criteria
Merit basis of entrance exam  
Scholarship Provided
Official website
PEC Admission Dates 2020
Candidates can check the important dates related to PEC Admission 2020 from the following table.


PEC Admission Dates
Start of online application form 
Seond week of August 2020 
Last date of online application form 
Third week of August 2020 
The announcement of provisional merit list 
Second week of September 2020 
JEE Exam 2020 
18 July 2020 
All the above dates will be updated once released by the authority.
PEC Application form 2020
Candidates can check the following details before filling the application form of PEC 2020:
  • The candidates have to fill the application form from the PEC Official website.
  • Before the application form candidates have to register all the details related to academic qualifications, personal details etc.
  • Then a password and username will be sent by the authority on candidates email.
  • Candidates are advised to note down these two for future references.
  • All the asked documents are to be uploaded in the application form 2020.
  • The application fees can be paid either through offline mode or through online mode.
  • After the successful payment of fees, the candidates are advised to take the printout of the application form, bank challan form etc. for future references.
PEC Application fees 2020 
Candidates can check the application fees issued by the university from the following table: 
PEC Application fees 
General /OBC
Rs. 2500 
Rs. 2000 

Documents required 

 To fill the application form of PEC admission candidates needs the following documents mentioned below :
  • Class 10 and 12 mark sheet.
  • JEE Main/GATE Admit card and Scorecard 
  • Certificate of Physically Disabled issued and signed by the government designing Medical authority.
  • Caste certificate is a must to be submitted by Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste. 
PEC Chandigarh B.Tech Admission 2020 
Punjab Engineering College offers BTech programmes in following different specializations. Admission to the course is on the basis of the JEE Scores and rank obtained, followed by the JoSAA Counselling. Candidates can go through the course eligibility and selection process from the following table:
PEC UG Course Details
Eligibility criteria 
Selection process 
B.Tech Computer Science and engineering 
Must have passed 10+2 with at least 75% aggregate with science background from any recognised board. 
On the basis of the marks obtained in JEE mains and JoSAA counselling.

Aerospace Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering 
Production and Industrial engineering 
Production & Industrial Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics and communication engineering 
Material and metallurgical Engineering 
PEC Chandigarh M.Tech Admission 2020 
Admissions are offered in PEC Chandigarh in M.Tech programmes in 14 different specializations. The admission to the course is taken on the basis of GATE scores followed by centralized counselling. Candidates can check below the information related to eligibility and selection process from below:


Eligibility criteria 
Selection process 
M.Tech Industrial engineering
Must have done bachelors in B.Tech / BE from any recognised university with 60% aggregate.
On the basis of the GATE Scores followed by centralized counselling. 
Civil engineering (Transportation)
Civil engineering (Water Resource)
Civil engineering (Structure)
Electrical engineering 
Electronics Engineering 
Computer science engineering (IT) 
Material Science 
Mechanical Engineering 
VLSI Design 
Aeronautical Engineering 
Soil and water conservation engineering 
Electronics and communication engineering 
Computer science engineering 
Structural engineering 
PEC Chandigarh P.hD course:
The university also offers P.hD courses for the candidates who are interested in research. For admission the candidates have to pass UGC NET with valid scores and masters with 60% aggregate. Candidates can check the details further from the table below:


Eligibility criteria 
Selection process 
P.hD Mechanical engineeringMust have done masters with 60% aggregate.
On the basis of the scores in UGC NET followed by an interview. 
Applied sciences
Aerospace Engineering
Electronics and communication
Civil engineering
Computer science and engineering
Production & industrial Engineering

Centre of Management and Humanities

Centre of Excellence in Industrial and Product Design
Electrical engineering 
Materials and metallurgical engineering 

Note: Internal faculty/ staff members, who are GATE/ NET qualified, will be eligible for admission through interview only, while Non-GATE/ Non-NET candidates will be admitted through interview and written test.

PEC Reservation criteria 2020

The institute has set the reservation of seats in accordance with the guidelines of Government of Punjab. Candidates can check the reservation of seats for different category from the following table:
PEC Reservation
Backward classes 
Border areas 
Children of freedom fighters 
Disabled children 

 PEC Placements 2020 

Punjab Engineering College leads any other college in terms of placements in the engineering sector. There are many companies that visit the college every year and recruit the students with good package. Across 90% of students were placed and got internship opportunities every year and the college has tie-up with across 125+ companies. The highest package offered was 42 lacs whereas the lowest being 5 lacs. The following companies that recruit the students are :
  • Deutsche bank
  • ABB
  • ADOBE 
  • Gemini 
  • Goldman Sachs 
  • Godrej 
  • Atrenta 
  • Ashok leyland
  • Sap lab
  • Siemens Ltd.
  • Compro Tech 
  • Cvent 
  • John Deere 
  • Atlas Copco 
  • Philips 
  • Accenture 
  • GMR 
  • Hero Moto Corp Ltd 

Punjab Engineering College

Punjab Engineering College is a deemed to be university established in 1921 offers various courses under engineering. The university is situated in a large campus area with big and well-equipped laboratories, big and digital classrooms and many more things. Along with this, the college has the best faculty members who are highly experienced and well educated in their fields. The college also organizes various fests, sports fiesta and alumni’s for the students. The hostel facilities are also provided to the outside students. Overall the college is one of the best places for the students interested in engineering. 











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