The Mission is to enhance the institute standing as the institute of choice for students across the country; and to augment the presence of international students to at least ten percent of student body.
Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) (PEC) having its roots in Lahore as Mugalpura Engineering College since 1921, moved to its present campus in 1953 as PEC affiliated to Panjab University. The institute became Deemed University in 2003 through a MHRD notification and rechristened as PEC University of Technology in 2009. It is a Grant-in-Aid institution under administration of Union Territory of Chandigarh, Government of India. The institute has a 146 acres sprawling and pious campus and is house of Chandigarh College of Architecture also. The academic and administrative processes are similar to IITs in the country. The institute governance is through a vibrant Board of Governors, chaired by a renowned industrialist, Sh. Rajinder Gupta. The institute is headed by a Director on 5 years tenure; a position, which is equivalent to Vice Chancellor of Universities.
1. The institute has a dispensary on campus to meet the first aid and routine medical requirements of the students free of cost.
2. PEC has been nationally recognised as one of the finest technological universities in the country.
3. The college has collaborated with national and international educational institutions for student exchange programs. MoUs have been signed with corporates to attract projects and internships.