About Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University is situated in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala-695016. Initially, this University is known as Kerala Technological University. The KTU University was established in 2014 to impart leadership for technology-related policy formulation and Engineering Planning for the State. The University believes to be the fountain of innovative thinking in the field of science and technology and venture to be among the best Universities pursuing research and education to produce leaders of tomorrow. The mission of the KTU University is to build schools of learning and research which will pursue as much excellence as possible and as much relevance as is necessary.
The KTU University emphasizes improving the academic standard of the graduates, post-graduates, and research programs in engineering, science, management, and technology. It also acts as a nodal centre for the linkages in the field of management, technology, and engineering science with other national and international institution. By suitable extension activities, the KTU University promotes community development, and assists the innovation in the field of engineering sciences, technology, management and institution level management programs in the State, and also improve the learning skills of the students by consistently and continuously improving and upgrading the academic quality and standards of faculty
Courses offered by the KTU University
The Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University offers various UG and PG programs as well as research programs.
The following programs are included in their B.Tech and M.Tech programs:
1) Civil Engineering
2) Mechanical Engineering
3) Computer Science and Engineering
4) Aeronautical Engineering
5) Naval Architecture and Ship Building
FAQs on Dr. Abdul Kalam Technical University (KTU)
1. What is the ranking of Dr. Abdul Kalam Technical University (KTU) in Engineering?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University is also known as Kerala Technological University (KTU). It's a state university located at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It was established in 2014 by the State Government and ranked at 34th position by NIRF 2019.
2. How to apply for Engineering in University?
To apply for B.E / B. Tech admission, candidate must appear for KEAM entrance exam that includes the choice of engineering field and final seat allotment. The application forms are required to be submitted to the university with relevant documents and fee payment to appear for the exam.
3. What are the eligibility criteria for engineering?
KTU offers full-time B.E / B. Tech in various disciplines at UG level. Candidate must pass out HSC or any other equivalent examination with 50% marks in Mathematics separately, and 50% marks in Mathematics, Chemistry & Physics together to be eligible for appearing KEAM which is conducted by CEE-Kerala.
4. How many engineering colleges are there in University?
There are over 24+ premier engineering colleges in Thiruvananthapuram including: Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, University of Kerala, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and Trinity College of Engineering.
5. How to apply for KTU online?
Yes! Candidates can apply for engineering only through online mode. Candidates need to visit the official website ktu.edu.in for the purpose of admission, fill up the application form, attach relevant documents and make a fee payment for KEAM test. For offline, visit the post office with duly filled form and make cash payment or DD.