APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

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APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University logo.jpg
TypePublic
Established2014; 5 years ago (2014)
ChancellorGovernor of Kerala
Vice-ChancellorDr. Rajasree M S [1]
Pro Vice ChancellorCurrently no Pro Vice Chancellor[1]
Location, ,
8°32′30″N 76°54′21″E / 8.5416°N 76.9057°E / 8.5416; 76.9057Coordinates: 8°32′30″N 76°54′21″E / 8.5416°N 76.9057°E / 8.5416; 76.9057
AffiliationsUniversity Grants Commission of India
Websitektu.edu.in

APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, also known as Kerala Technological University(KTU) is a state university established by the Government of Kerala headquartered in Trivandrum city. The objective of the University is to coordinate, supervise, regulate, guide and provide leadership in all aspects of technological and engineering education and research in Kerala State.

The university has its headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram and its jurisdictional authority extends to the whole of Kerala State. The university has been established both as a teaching and affiliation university. Engineering colleges may be affiliated as a regular college, a constituent college, an autonomous college, or as a college with academic autonomy.

History[edit]

In 2014 May, KTU was established by the government of Kerala through an Ordinance.[2] Kuncheria P. Isaac, a former Member Secretary of the All India Council for Technical Education was appointed as the first Vice-Chancellor of the Kerala Technological University, and M. Abdul Rahman, former All India Council for Technical Education Director, was appointed as the first Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University.

The University was initially called as Kerala Technological University. The University was renamed in honor of the former president of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Authorities". ktu.edu.in. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. ^ Kerala Technological University Ordinance. Government of Kerala. 5 May 2014. Archived from the original on 29 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Dr.A P J Abdul Kalam Kerala Technological University :: Authorities". ktu.edu.in. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  4. ^ "VC for technical university". The Hindu. 22 July 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.

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