Punjab Engineering College (PCE) Chandigarh presents engineering courses at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.

Punjab Engineering College

After India was partitioned, the Punjab College of Engineering and Technology, Lahore which was earlier known as the Maclagan Engineering College remained in Pakistan. It continued to function under the name of 'East Punjab Engineering College'. It was from December 1947 that it started its operation from the premises of the 'Thomson Engineering College, Roorkee', which is now known as the 'Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee'. The word 'East' was dropped from the name of the college in the year 1950 and it was since named as the 'Punjab Engineering College'.

At the end of 1953, the Punjab Engineering College shifted to its own premises in Chandigarh and started to function there from January 1954. In the year 1994, the institution was declared the best technical college in India by the National Foundation of Engineers. The campus of the college is spread over a sprawling 146 acres with facilities for various types of sports, a gymnasium, swimming pool, playing fields and many laboratories and libraries for all its students.


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
B Tech
    Aeronautical Engineering
    B Tech (Production Engineering)
    Civil Engineering
    Computer Engineering
    Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    Information Technology
    Mechanical Engineering
    Metallurgical Engineering

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:
M Tech
    M Tech (Civil Engineering)
    M Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)
    M Tech (Electrical Engineering)
    M Tech (Environmental Engineering)
    M Tech (Information Technology)
    M Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

The college offers the following doctorate programme:


The candidate must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination with at least 60% marks in aggregate (55% marks in case of S.C./S.T./Physically Challenged), conducted by a recognized Board/University/Council to be eligible for this program.

Post Graduate:
The candidate should have completed his or her Bachelor’s degree in BE/B.Tech in the relevant fields.

To be eligible, the candidate must have successfully completed the Master's Degree in the relevant field of engineering.
Admission Procedure:

The admission of the candidate is on the basis of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) conducted by the CBSE.

Entrance Test: AIEEE Exam

Post Graduate:
The admission is based on the candidate’s score in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Entrance Test: GATE Exam

The admission is on the basis of the GATE/NET score, written test and personal interview of the candidate.

Entrance Test: GATE Exam, NET
  • Sports
  • A gymnasium
  • Swimming pool
  • Playing fields
  • Laboratories
  • Libraries

Contact Address:
Punjab Engineering College
Chandigarh - 160 012, Punjab
Phone: +91-172-2753064
Fax: +91-172-2745175
Email: admissionug@pec.ac.in
Website: http://www.pec.ac.in

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