|Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE)|
Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) was set up by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on May 8, 2000. According to the university's website, it is the biggest technical university in Asia. UPTU has 259 Colleges under it. Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) was established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on 8th May 2000 vide Act No. 1248(2)XVII-V-I-I-19-2000 Uttar Pradesh Adhiniyam Sankhya 23 of 2000. Under the University Act, 'Technical Education' includes programmes of education, research and training in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Town Planning, Pharmacy, Applied Arts & Crafts and such other programmes and areas that the central Government may in consultation with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) by notification in Gazette declare.
UPTU is currently located in I.E.T. Campus at Sitapur Road in the Capital of U.P. at Lucknow but is in the process of having its own Headquarter building in its vicinity. Its NOIDA Centre and Regional office is nearing completion to facilitate closer academic and industrial interaction around that zone where a prominent cluster of private affiliated colleges exists.
On 18th Sep 2015, The University was Officially renamed as Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh (APJAKTU), Lucknow