The Polytechnic University of the Philippines is mandated to primarily
provide higher occupational, technical and professional instruction and
training in the applied arts and sciences and to promote applied research,
advance studies, and progressive leadership in the stated fields; to offer
programs in other polytechnic areas in addition to its present offering of
ladder-type higher vocational, technical and professional programs in the
areas of business and distributive arts, education and the social sciences
related to the fields of commerce and business administration; and to enrich
the academic program in other fields of study such as agriculture, arts and
trades, and fisheries by integrating such courses as are necessary to
produce individuals with highly-technical and managerial skills.
Presidential Decree No.1341 mandated the PUP to expand the program
offerings of the University to include courses in polytechnic areas and has
also given the University the authority to expand diametrically through the
establishment of branches, consortia and linkages.
Presidential Decree No.1341