Jalandhar, June 20, 2014: Once again, good news has arrived for Punjab Technical University (PTU). One of its affiliated college named Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology (ACET) has been granted a prestigious autonomous status under the UGC scheme for conferment of fresh autonomous status. It is indeed a year of happiness for Punjab Technical University.
The report of the aforesaid Joint UGC Expert Committee was placed before the standing committee constituted for the purposes by the commission to look into the expert committee reports for conferment of fresh autonomous status and extension of autonomy to colleges before its recommendations are placed before the commissions for its final approval. The commission after taking due consideration of the recommendations of the standing committee, granted the autonomous status for a period of six years w.e.f. the academic year i.e. 2014-15 to 2019-20.
Expressing his contentment over this news PTU Vice- Chancellor Dr. Rajneesh Arora said, “This is very good as well as a historical news for our University and its affiliated college that has got the autonomous status. Working hard surely provides benefits.”