Technological University (Mandalay)Â is one of the oldest engineering educational establishment in Myanmar. TUM has total land area of 65.37 Acres (26.45 km2). It is located in Pathein Gyi Township of Mandalay City. It was established as the Government Technical Institute (G.T.I) being opened by U Nu, Prime Minister of the Union of Burma (Myanmar) on 20th December 1955. There was Diploma level of engineering education. On August 1999, the Government upgraded from GTI to GTC (the Government Technical College) and then it was upgraded from GTC to TUM (Technological University Mandalay) on 20th January 2007.