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Punjabi University Patiala

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world rank  6322

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Established in 1962, the Punjabi University Patiala is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Patiala (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Punjabi University Patiala (PUP) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. Punjabi University Patiala (PUP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 61-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Indian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Punjabi University Patiala's Control Typepublic


Punjabi University Patiala's Entity Typenon-profit


Punjabi University Patiala' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Punjabi University Patiala's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ
Acronym PUP
Founded 1962
Motto Education Empowers

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University Location

Address Rajpura Road
147 002 Punjab
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Punjabi University Patiala Phone Number +91 (175) 304 6310
Punjabi University Patiala Fax Number +91 (175) 282 882

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Punjabi University Patiala's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Punjabi University Patiala's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Punjabi University Patiala's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Punjabi University Patiala.

Punjabi University Patiala: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Punjabi University Patiala's admission information.

Punjabi University Patiala's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Punjabi University Patiala's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Punjabi University Patiala a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Punjabi University Patiala's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Punjabi University Patiala's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Punjabi University Patiala's Admission Office Admission Office

Central Admission Cell, Punjabi University, Patiala
Patiala 147002

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Punjabi University Patiala.

Punjabi University Patiala's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Punjabi University Patiala has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Punjabi University Patiala's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Punjabi University Patiala's Control Type Control Type

Punjabi University Patiala is a public higher education institution.

Punjabi University Patiala's Entity Type Entity Type

Punjabi University Patiala is a non-profit higher education institution.

Punjabi University Patiala's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Punjabi University Patiala's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Punjabi University Patiala does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Punjabi University Patiala's main facilities:

Punjabi University Patiala's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Punjabi University Patiala's Library

Punjabi University Patiala's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Punjabi University Patiala's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Punjabi University Patiala's main services:

Punjabi University Patiala's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Punjabi University Patiala's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Punjabi University Patiala's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Punjabi University Patiala's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Punjabi University Patiala's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Punjabi University Patiala's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Punjabi University Patiala is legally recognized and/or accredited by: University Grants Commission of India

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Punjabi University Patiala's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)
  • Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Punjabi University Patiala's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Punjabi University Patiala 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok


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