1. PTU is a State Government University established by Government of Punjab by a Legislative Act.
  2. IKG-PTU has been given recognition by University Grant Commission for running Distance Education Programme.
  3. PTU is recognized under section 2(f) of UGC act and offers programs only as per nomenclature defined by UGC.
  4. PTU is a member of AIU (Association of Indian Universities)
  5. PTU degrees are recognized world over including certification by NARRIC for Britain.
  6. MSC-IT of PTU is rated equivalent to Masters Degree in Britain.
  7. Degrees and Diplomas are recognized for equivalence and lateral entry by New College Nottingham, City college Norwich, Birmingham City University, University College Birmingham.