Uttarakhand Technical University Overview
Uttarakhand Technical University which is also known as Veer Madho Singh Bhandari Uttarakhand Technical University is a state university located in Dehradun. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in multiple streams. The popular Uttarakhand Technical University courses are B.Tech, BA LLB, B.Pharm, MBA, M.Tech, and, M.Pharm. The university is the only affiliating university in Uttarakhand for technical education. It is approved by the UGC and AICTE. Admissions to the courses of the university are based on entrance exams like JEE Main, GATE, UKSEE, GPAT, etc. The Uttarakhand Technical University ranking was 9th in Uttarakhand by EduRank 2022.
Uttarakhand Technical University Dehradun was established in 2005 by the Government of Uttarakhand under the Uttarakhand Technical University Act 2005. The university has 81 Affiliated Private Institutions and 12 Government Institutions under its umbrella and is currently offering 8 UG, 6 PG and, 18 PhD courses in various specializations. Apart from this, UTU Dehradun has also established 6 Constituent Colleges in the remote areas of Uttarakhand to spread quality technical education. These constituent colleges of the university are:
- Nani Pari Seemant Institute of Technology, Pithoragarh
- Institute of Technology, Gopeshwar
- State Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology and Applied, New Tehri
- Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Institute of Technology, Tanakpur
- Women Institute of Technology, Dehradun
- THDC-Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology, New Tehri
Moreover, the Uttarakhand Technical University placement rate is 80% and the highest package offered is Rs 54 lakh per annum followed by an average package of Rs 3.5 lakh per annum. Various central and state government scholarships are offered at the university on a merit basis and need basis to deserving candidates. UTU has an 8.372-hectare campus located in the Suddhowala area of Dehradun and a strength of 20,000 students at present. The campus is equipped with all basic amenities like a library, sports grounds, transport facilities, canteen, medical aid, etc.