- Maharaja Ranjit Singh State Technical University (MRSSTU) (formerly part of Punjab Technical University (PTU)) is a State technical university of Punjab located in Bathinda. It was established in 2014 to promote technical, management and pharmaceutical education in the state of Punjab at the degree level and above. Being an education and research university, it has a mandate to set up centers of excellence in emerging technologies for promoting training and research & development in these areas. This University has jurisdiction up to 11 districts i.e. Bathinda, Ferozepur, Moga, Faridkot, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Barnala, Mansa, Sangrur, Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Fazilka. University will function from upgraded Giani Zail Singh Punjab Technical University Campus.