Mandalay Technological University

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Mandalay Technological University, COE
မန္တလေး နည်းပညာ တက္ကသိုလ်
Motto Industrialization Empowers Country (စက်မှုစွမ်းအား ခေတ်ကျာ်လွှား)
Type Public
Established 1 October 1991
Rector Dr. Sint Soe
Students 3000 (2016)
Undergraduates 1500
Postgraduates 1500
Location Patheingyi, Mandalay,
Mandalay Division, Myanmar

Coordinates: 21°58′21″N 96°11′10″E / 21.97250°N 96.18611°E / 21.97250; 96.18611
Affiliations MOE-ST
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Mandalay Technological University (MTU) (Burmese: မန္တလေး နည်းပညာ တက္ကသိုလ်, pronounced: [máɴdəlé nípjɪ̀ɴɲà tɛʔkəθò], formerly, the Mandalay Institute of Technology (MIT)), in Patheingyi, Mandalay, is a senior engineering university in Myanmar. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering disciplines to students. It maintains an annual student intake of around 300.[1]

Although MTU offers master's, doctoral and other postgraduate programmes, students can go to Yangon Technological University or abroad to extent their postgraduate studies.

Starting from 2012-2013 Academic year, MTU was declared as the Center of Excellence (COE) and reaccepted the undergraduates for Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) and Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) . In each academic year MTU accepts around 300 students and stands as the second most popular university in Myanmar, after Yangon Technological University, YTU .


The university was founded as Mandalay Institute of Technology on 1 October 1991 and became the second senior engineering university to be founded in the country.[2]


The university's main offerings are six-year bachelor's and two-year master's degree programmes. Two-thirds of nearly 7500 students who graduated between 1997 and 2004 received bachelor's degrees and 7.3% received master's.[3]


Program Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Architecture B.Arch. M.Arch. Ph.D.
Civil Engineering B.E. M.E. Ph.D.
Chemical Engineering B.E. M.E. Ph.D.
Electrical Power Engineering B.E. M.E. Ph.D.
Electronic Engineering B.E. M.E. Ph.D.
Computer Engineering and Information Technology B.E. M.E. Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering B.E. M.E. Ph.D.
Mechatronic Engineering B.E. M.E. Ph.D.

The following one-year postgraduate diploma, two-year master's and doctoral programmes are offered in applied sciences.[3]

Program Post-Grad Diploma Master's Doctoral
Engineering Chemistry No Yes Yes
Engineering Mathematics No Yes Yes
Engineering Physics (Electronics) No Yes Yes


The MTU is organized as follows:[4]

  • engineering departments,
  • research departments,
  • academic departments, and
  • supporting departments.

Engineering departments[edit]

MTU's engineering departments are as follows:[5]

  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Aerospace Engineering
  • Department of Biotechnology Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Power Engineering
  • Department of Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Energy Engineering (NT)
  • Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Mechatronic Engineering
  • Department of Remote Sensing

Academic departments[edit]

The academic departments are:[6]

  • Department of Burmese
  • Department of English
  • Department of Engineering Chemistry
  • Department of Engineering Mathematics
  • Department of Engineering Physics
  • Department of Workshop Technology

Research departments[edit]

The research departments are:[7]

  • Chemical Research Centre and
  • Electrical & Communication and Electrical Power Research

Supporting departments[edit]

Supporting departments are:[8]

  • Administration
  • Estate Engineering
  • Finance
  • Students' Affairs
  • Workshop

Undergraduate diplomas[edit]

The university also offers one-year Diploma in Technology degrees in the following:[3]

  • Civil
  • Electrical Power
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mandalay Tech University Relocates Ph.D. Scholars". Mizzima News. 2008-03-20. 
  2. ^ MTU (2009). "Historical background of Mandalay Technological University". Ministry of Science and Technology. Retrieved 2011-02-02. 
  3. ^ a b c Sayne Le Shwe (2004). "Technology and State Development" (PDF). Ministry of Science and Technology. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  4. ^ "Mandalay Technological University". MTU. 2009. 
  5. ^ "Mandalay Technological University". MTU. 2009. 
  6. ^ "Mandalay Technological University". MTU. 2009. 
  7. ^ "Mandalay Technological University". MTU. 2009. 
  8. ^ "Mandalay Technological University". MTU. 2009.