The University Institute of Engineering and Technology was established in 2002 and is an in-campus Department of Panjab University, Chandigarh. The institute has maintained high standards in technical education. The well-qualified faculty, including staff members is the backbone of the institute. Well-equipped laboratories provide students with exposure to practical aspects of engineering. State-of-the-art computing facilities and internet connectivity through the 1Gbps National Knowledge Network (NKN) provide ample scope for students to learn around the clock. The whole campus is Wi-Fi enabled, and students with laptops can avail of this facility in the institute as well as in the hostels. With the regular revision of syllabi, more industry-oriented programmes and open electives have been introduced in the curriculum. UIET is spread over 10.5 acres of land with lush greenery. It has two academic blocks, which include labs, offices, libraries, and lecture halls. There are blocks for mechanical labs and workshops. There is a branch of the State Bank of India and an ATM of the State Bank of India on the campus. Students take admitted from all parts of the country, and a few of them are from abroad too. Admitted students include day scholars as well as a large number of out-of-station students who avail of hostel facilities, which completely facilitate the needs of the residential. The University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) is an institute of Panjab University that has prospered by leaps and bounds over the years, achieving great academic heights. For students looking for academic support, services like sports activity are also available, making it one of the top 50 engineering colleges in the country. UIET offers 06 Undergraduate (B.E.) courses, 09 Postgraduate (M.E./M.Tech. degree) courses, and Doctoral courses in all constituent fields being pursued. Many Post Graduate candidates with national scholarships join this institute. UIET has the unique distinction of having been awarded TEQIP-II and TEQIP-III, DIC, DBT-Builder Grant, and FIST Grant by the Government of India, besides funding a large number of Research Projects and consultancy projects. The faculty of UIET has many patents to its credit, along with many others already in the pipeline.


  • To be the Front runner in Engineering Education and Research.


  • To produce professionally competent students for a career in engineering and technology by providing value-based quality education.
  • To provide the readily acceptable quality trained manpower to meet the requirements of the National and International industry in the emerging areas of engineering and technology as well as for research and design.
  • To develop strong collaboration with academic and research institutes as well as the industry in the country and abroad.
  • To provide world level consultancy to generate wealth through services and new product design.