Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Chandigarh all set to start part-time Masters of Technology (MTech) Programme and a dual degree programme MTech-PhD from the upcoming academic session. Department of Computer Science Engineering of the institute is also preparing a proposal to start an executive program for working professionals . 
Earlier part time M.Tech program was offered at PEC but was discontinued. In the year 2018 during the meeting, the college’s senate had said that the committee will look into the matter, if there will be any possibility of continuation of the program. 
In December 2019, based on the committee’s recommendations, the penal decided to restart the part time M.Tech program in various departments of the engineering college and asked all the departments to submit proposals in this regard with details of eligibility criteria for the part-time programme, admission process and number of seats.
The senate has also approved the M.Tech-PhD Dual degree Programme and directed the committee concerned to formulate details regulation for the same. As per the reports, presently the authorities of Punjab Engineering College are discussing the number of seats to be offered under the programme. The admissions will be conducted along with those of PhD at the institute level.