- State Government University - PTU is a State Government University established under Punjab Technical University Act, 1996 (Punjab Act No. 1 of 1997).
- Pioneer in ODL - Starting from 2001 Punjab Technical University has been pioneer in introducing & establishing the Open & Distance Learning mode of education in country in its present shape.
- Affordable Quality Education - PTU Distance Education Programme is an opportunity available to students for their multi-directional development through quality education.
- Quality Self-Learning Material developed by dedicated team of highly qualified academicians
- Good Placement Record