Lucknow Founded in 2000, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Lucknow (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.