Established in 1882, Panjab University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Chandigarh (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Panjab University (PU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Panjab University (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.