Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology Udaipur

Established in 1999, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Udaipur (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Rajasthan. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT) is a coeducational higher education institution. Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MPUAT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

The College of Technology and Engineering, Udaipur (CTAE) is a constituent college of the Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur. The college was started in 1964 with a Graduate Programme in Agricultural Engineering. Presently the CTAE has undergraduate degree programmes in 8 branches, M.Tech.  programmes in 12 disciplines, besides an MBA programme in Engineering and PhD programmes in 9 disciplines. It is situated at about 7 km from Udaipur city railway station and bus terminal and 2 km from Rana Pratap Nagar railway station.

The college has a rich infrastructure with well-equipped laboratories in each department having modern state-of-art instruments/equipment to provide the hands-on training to the students. Besides laboratories, the college central workshop in the department of Mechanical Engineering is well equipped with modern machines, tools and other facilities to impart training to the students and help in project work. Other departments such as Farm Machinery and Power Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering and Post-Harvest Technology have their own workshops to handle R & D projects.

The agricultural engineering departments have excellent experiential learning facilities to provide hands-on experience to build practical skills and entrepreneurship among the students. A modern Instructional farm of about 17 ha is used to impart practical training to the students in the operation of farm machines and equipment, modern irrigation and drainage system and processing operations. The farm has a poly-house for the purpose of teaching and research. A modern Agro-Meteorological Observatory is located on the instructional farm. The college also has a Soil and Water Conservation Demonstration Centre of about 100 ha with model watershed in which all the technologies of soil and water conservation and water harvesting have been developed to impart practical training to the students, farmers, field functionaries and officers working in the field of watershed management.

The computer center of the college has excellent facilities for conducting the practicals and imparting training to students. 24×7 internet connectivity with 155 mbps through NKN is provided using OFC backbone. All the academic buildings and hostels have Wi-Fi facility. Besides, all departments have well developed computer labs with subject specific modern software.

The college has highly qualified faculty with not only national but also international exposure in teaching and research.  The faculty is quite active in research and consultancy. Currently seven All Indian Coordinated Research Projects sponsored by ICAR and a host of other projects funded by various agencies like DST, CSIR, etc. are functional in the college. The technologies developed under these projects have been well received and appreciated by ICAR and other funding agencies. The publications by the faculty in high impact factor peer reviewed journals is all time high in recent years. The college also provides consultancy and testing services to state government departments, public sector organizations, industry and others.

The college has been recognized as Outstanding Engineering College in Northern Region and has been awarded “Outstanding Institution Award” in 2013 by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh (a Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India, Institute). A project funded by Ministry of Human Resources Development through World Bank on “Technical Education Quality Improvement Project (TEQIP-II)” worth INR 10.0 crore is also functional in this college with the objectives of strengthening laboratories, developing smart-class rooms, enriching college library by procuring, books, e-books and subscribing to journals and undertaking several activities to increase the quality of teaching.

The college library has over 56,000 books in addition to a large collection of bound journals, technical reports, e-books, CDs, etc. The book bank with over 35,000 books is also available. The library subscribes to all important journals like IEEE, ASCE, ASME, CeRA, etc. to cater for research needs of faculty and students.

The college has a full-fledged information and placement bureau to take care of placement of students. Most of the students get on-campus placement in good companies while many of them secure admissions in prestigious institutions like IITs, IIMs, IRMA and also in foreign universities on scholarships. A Communication Skills & Personality Development Cell is also functional. A number of lectures from eminent persons are arranged for personality development and expanding knowledge horizon of students. The students perform equally well both in academics and co-curricular activities.

The college has its own play grounds and courts for all games including a mini gymnasium. The nearby university sports complex is also available for the students. The Facilities of bank, post office, and canteen are also there in the college campus.

The college has four boys hostel, namely AN Khosla hostel, MV hostel, PG hostel and GSM hostel to accommodate about 355 students. A separate hostel to accommodate 36 PhD students is also there. Two girls’ hostels, CTAE girls’ hostel and Ganga hostel, are available to accommodate about 160 female students.

The college has a formal Alumni Association. The College Level Student Union (CLSU) is constituted with the aim of promoting professional and social interest among its members. All the students enrolled in the college become members of this association. The Dean of the college is the Patron of CLSU.

Campus Life

Hobby Clubs

At college levels various hobby clubs are being organized as per facilities available provided the students take interest and generate resources. Photography, radio, model making, music and painting are a few of them.

Educational Tours

The educational tours give exposure to the students about the real scenario of engineering techniques in the field, as such these tours are part of the course curriculum and are assessed. The university contributes actual sleeper class concessional railway fare for the tour subject to maximum limit of Rs 1000/- per student. For other approved tours the university issues only journey concession order of the appropriate class.

If a student misses the tour on reasonable grounds he will be asked to take up 15 days additional training.


The college campus has a bank and a post office. Canteen services are also available during office hours. A gymnasium facility is also available where 10-12 students at a time can do different muscular exercises.

News Bulletin

The University publishes a news bulletin “MPUAT News” providing information of the activities and development taking place in the university and its constituent colleges, research stations and KVKs. The college is also publishing a college magazine “TECH-VIEW” regularly providing information of the students and staff activities and achievements and development taking place in different departments. An Editorial Board comprising of both students and staff invites various articles and edits them for publication.

Earn While You Learn

A limited number of needy students may be engaged for time bound short-term engagement in workshops, farms and at other places to do the allotted work. Such students shall be paid remuneration so as to help them while they learn, develop a sense of achievement and learn certain techniques through this activity.

Associations and Societies

In order to give a chance to the students to sharpen their mind and body, provision has been made to form association, societies and forums of the students in the departments and college. Through these forums seminars, talks, quiz, debates, essay competitions and cultural activities are organized.

The name of the association of the college is Engineering Students Association (ESA). This association is constituted with the aims of promoting professional and social interests among its members and providing a forum for the professional activities and exchange of information.

The membership of ESA, shall comprise of

  1. All the enrolled students of CTAE
  2. All the teachers of CTAE as honorary members and
  3. Affiliated members such as members from institutions of learning, libraries, societies, research centre and private organizations.

The student members shall form the general body of the association. The Dean of the college is Patron of ESA. One or more staff members of the college are nominated by the Dean to act as Advisor(s) of the ESA.

There are professional societies in each discipline such as Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Mining and Agricultural Engineering to promote the professional activities among the students. These societies work under the control of the Head of the Department or a person nominated by the Dean of the college.

Students are also encouraged to become the members of other professional bodies, such as the student chapter of the Institution of Engineers, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers etc. The students are free to participate in various prize-winning competitions and contribute papers for publication in journals.

College Magazine, News Letters and Wall Papers

The college publishes annual college magazine “TECHVIEW” in which students and staff members are invited to contribute articles. The college magazine comprises of all highlights of all events being organized in a year including, sports activities, cultural activities, academic activities etc. Regularly newsletters printed or cyclostyled are also published. Students are also invited to prepare wall-charts and wall-news for display on the notice boards of the institution. These are basically the students’ activities wherein they are asked to play a greater role.

The work of publication of college magazine, newsletter and wall papers is being supervised through a team of college staff and few student members constituted through Dean of the college. Executive Committee of Engineering Students Association or Dean will nominate the student members. The college magazine is published in both the languages i.e. Hindi and English.

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Title of Programme Field of Specialization Fulltime or part time Duration Intake
B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering Full time 4 years 40
B.Tech. Information Technology Full time 4 years 60
M.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering Full time 2 years 08
PhD Computer Science & Engineering Full time 3 years 04


Academic Programs


The college offers the following Four Year Integrated B.Tech. Programs

S. No. Program Intake
 1. Agricultural Engg. 47+8*
 2. Electrical  Engg. 40
 3. Mechanical Engg. 40
 4. Mining Engg. 20
 5. Computer Science & Engg. 40
 6. Electronics & Comm. Engg. 40
 7. Information Technology 60
 8. Civil Engg. 40

*Eight Seats to be filled by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Besides these seats there are few seats under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme (TFWS) in each discipline.




Note: The actual number of admission/ seats may be decreased or no admissions may be made in a particular Ph.D./ Masters’ program in a particular year depending upon availability of faculty expertise in a particular programme/ discipline. The students must refer to the admission notice/ Information Brochure for a specific year for intake in a particular year.


The college offers the following post graduate programs. All programs are full time, regular and residential programs with duration of 2 years for M.Tech./M.B.A. programs and 3 years for Ph.D. (by course work) programs.


Master of Technology (M.Tech) Programs


S. No. Department/ Branch/ Discipline Specialization Seats* Qualifying Degree




Agricultural Engineering

Farm Machinery & Power Engineering 6+2# BE/B.Tech.(Ag./Mech.)
 2. Renewable Energy Engineering 6+2# BE/B.Tech.(Ag./Mech./Elect./ Chemical/ Electronics/Civil)
 3. Soil & Water Conservation Engineering 6+2# BE/B.Tech.(Ag./Civil)
 4. Irrigation Water  Management Engineering 6+2# BE/B.Tech.(Ag./Civil)
 5. Processing & Food Engg. 6+2# BE/ B.Tech. (Ag./ Chemical/ Mech./ Electrical)
 6. Post Harvest Engineering 6+2# BE/B.Tech. (Ag./Chemical / Mech. /Electrical)
 7. Mechanical Engg. CAD/ CAM 8 B.E./B.Tech. (Mechanical/ Production & Industrial Engg.)
 8. Elect. Engg. Power Electronics 8 B.E./B.Tech. (Electrical / Electronics & Communication)
 9. Electronics & Comm. Engg. Communication Engg. 8 B.E./B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engg.); Graduateship (AMIETE) examination of IETE
 10. Computer Sc. &  Engg. Computer Science & Engg. 8 B.E./B.Tech. (CSE /CE/IT)
 11. Mining Engineering Mine Planning 8 B.E./B.Tech. (Mining )
 12. Civil Engineering Structural Engineering 8 B.E./ Civil Engg.


MBA (Tech.) Program


S. No. Program Specialization Seats* Qualifying Degree
 1.  MBA (Tech.) Engineering & Technology 20 B.E./ B.Tech./B.Arch/ B.Pharma /M.Sc. (Phy./Chem./Maths./ Statistics)


Doctoral (Ph.D.) Programs

S. No. Discipline Department Seats* Qualifying Degree

Agricultural Engineering

 Farm Machinery   & Power Engineering  4+1# ME /M.Tech(Ag. Engg.) in FMP/ REE
 2.  Renewable Energy Engineering  4+1# ME /M.Tech (Ag. Engg.) in FMP/REE/PFE; ME /M.Tech in Electrical/ Electronics/ Mech./ Chemical/ Civil
 3.  Soil & Water Conservation Engineering  4+1# ME/M.Tech.(Ag. Engg.) in SWC/IWM; ME/ M.Tech. in Hydraulics/ Irrigation/ Aquatic/ Aquaculture Engg.
 4.  Irrigation Water  Management  Engineering  4+1# ME/M.Tech. (Ag. Engg.) in SWC/IWM and ME/M.Tech. in Hydraulics/ Irrigation
 5.  Processing & Food Engg.  4+1# M.E./M.Tech. (Ag. Engg.) in  PFE
 6.  Mechanical Engg.  Mechanical Engineering  4 M.E./M.Tech. (Mechanical)
 7.  Elect. Engg.  Electrical Engineering  3 M.E./M.Tech. (Electrical Engg)
 8.  Electronics & Comm. Engg.  Electronics & Communication Engg.  4 ME/M.Tech.(Electronics & Comm. Engg.)
 9.  Computer Science & Engg.  Computer Science & Engg.  4 ME/M.Tech.(CSE/IT)
 10.  Mining Engg.  Mining Engineering  4 M.E./M.Tech. (Mining)

* There is provision of two supernumerary seats in each of PG program

# The admission for these seats is done by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR)


The reservation of seats will be followed as per Rajasthan State Govt. Rules.



The various fees (in Rs.) applicable from the session 2016-17 are as follows:

1. Academic Fees

Govt. Aided Seats (GAS)1
Self-Financed Seats (SFS)2
(a) One time Fees
TFWS, SC/ ST, Female
Caution money (refundable)
Prospectus fee
Enrollment & Eligibility fee
Total (a)
(b) Fees payable per semester
Tuition Fees#
Development Fees#
Registration Fee
CLSU/CSU membership (with odd sem only)
Group Insurance (with odd sem only)
Total (b)
Total to be paid at the time of admission
Fees For Second Semester 7,710 15,210 10,710 35,210

1GAS Programs: B.Tech., M.Tech. & Ph.D. programs in all agricultural engineering disciplines; M.Tech. & Ph.D. programs in Mining Engg disciplines; B.Tech. (Mining. Engg.) – only 50% seats.

2SFS Programs: All other programs offered by the college are in SFS fee structure.

# The fees shall be revised as per the Government of Rajasthan’s orders as and when received.


2. Hostel Fees (Excluding Food/Mess Charges)

Fee Head
Amount (Rs.)
 (a) One-Time Fees
Hostel admission fee (New admission)
Hostel Caution Money (refundable)
Mess advance& Security (refundable)
Total (a)
(b) Fees payable each year (payable with first semester fees)
Room Type*
Single Seated
Double Seated
Triple Seated
Room rent
Other fees including Water & Electricity Charges
Total (b)
Total [(a) + (b)] to be paid at the time of admission

*Hostel accommodation shall be provided subject to availability only. Usually initially, double seated rooms are provided to the UG and M.Tech students and single seated rooms to Ph.D. students. In case of shortage of accommodation, double/triple seated rooms may be offered in place of single/double seated.


1.Examination fees as per the university fee structure shall be chargeable each semester.

2.The candidates sponsored by Industry as per rules (in case of M.Tech. and PhD programs) shall be required to pay 1.25 times the normal Tuition & Development fees

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