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Admissions are made twice a year in March and September outside Punjab and in September only in the state of Punjab. The University works on semester system and examinations are conduced twice a year in March and September. The counseling is held at the learning centres and the candidates should contact the Learning centre preferred and must carry attested photocopies of their testimonials. The admissions are done subject to availability of seats / course at Learning Centre. Mere submission of form does not ensure admission i.e. only confirmed upon allotment of the roll no. from the University. The candidate found in-eligible are informed through the respective Learning Centres.
Every semester, the University publishes its prospectus with course details and fee structure, rules and regulations and an OMR form. The students are required to pay the semester fee along with the examination fee only in shape of demand draft to be made in the name of Registrar, Punjab Technical University payable at Jalandhar. In any case this fee should not be paid in cash or in name of the Learning Centre. Only the refundable Library security (Not more than Rs. 1000/-) and the Lab charges (only in case of applied technology courses) not exceeding 25% of the course fee are to be paid to the learning centre.
In any case fee once paid is not refundable.
The fee installment of the next semester has to be paid before the start of examination of previous semester as per the dates communicated by the University.
Students are required to observe the decorum while attending the programme. No students will be allowed to enter into the Learning Centre without permission of the Learning Centre authorities, once they have completed the programme or have been expelled.
PTU has the discretion to close a learning centre and in such cases the concerned students should contact the respective RC for re-allocation to a new learning centre.