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Panjab University Chandigarh

Updated on: Oct 4, 2013

Panjab University (PU) is a State University which has UGC Recognition as well as it is funded by UGC. The University has A Grade in NAAC Rating.

Established in 1882 in Lahore (now in Pakistan), it is one of the oldest Universities in India. The University campus extends over an area of 550 acres in the city of Chandigarh. 

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, astronaut Kalpana Chawla and scientist Yash Pal are among its most notable alumni.

The University has 75 teaching and research departments, besides having 15 centres for teaching and research at the main campus in Chandigarh.

About 188 affiliated colleges are affiliated to PU, with one regional (rural) centre at Kauni and three regional centres at Muktsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur.

The University imparts teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. The University has faculty and students from all over the country and abroad. Various scholars visit and have discussions with both, the faculty and the students.

The Computer Culture at the Panjab University has been a part of the University since 1966. The computer center provides computing and network facilities to the entire campus. The University provides Computer and Internet access, as well as training to teachers and students.

The Panjab University makes all required facilities available to the students and faculty. Panjab University provides safe, secure and affordable accommodation. Dining hall and canteen, several desert and water coolers, a visitors' lounge, etc. are present in the hostel premises. The mess run by the University provides regular meals at affordable prices.

The Panjab University has been ranked in the 226-250 rank bracket in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14, the highest rank for an Indian university in this ranking,ahead of institutions like the IITs.

Panjab University Chandigarh Centres

  • Ambedkar Centre
  • Centre for IAS & Other Competitive Examinations
  • Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
  • Computer Centre
  • Energy Research Centre
  • Population Research Centre
  • Centre for Study of Mid-West & Central Asia
  • Centre for the Study of Geopolitics

Panjab University Chandigarh Consultancy Projects

  • Entrance Examinations
  • Recruitment Tests
  • Software development
  • Network planning & Design
  • Online Admission
  • Website Development

Panjab University Chandigarh Departments

  • Arts
  • Business Management and Commerce
  • Design and Fine Arts
  • Education
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Medical Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Science etc.

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