Giani Zail Singh Campus College of Engineering and Technology , now known as Maharaja Ranjit Singh State Technical university (MRSSTU), Bathinda, is a Punjabi state-funded university. It was founded in 1989. It was created as a Government Engineering College(Regional Engineering College Bathinda) but converted to an autonomous institute as Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering and Technology (GZSCET) in 1992. The Chairman of "Board of Governors" is the Hon’ble Minister of Technical Education and the other members of "Board of Governors" includes industrialists, academicians and representatives of the State Government. It is ranked 29th by India Today in 2017, 17th by Outlook India and 19th by The Week. It was ranked 21 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2018 in Engineering category and ranks 36 in the Overall category. The college has been made as constituent college of Punjab Technical University in 2011 but in 2015 it has been elevated to be a campus of new university Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University a second constituent of Punjab Technical University. Due to this the name of college has been recently updated.The Campus provides an academic environment under the guidance of faculty. It is named after Giani Zail Singh, the seventh President of India.