Panjab University

country rank  28
world rank  1969

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University Overview

Established in 1882, Panjab University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Chandigarh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Panjab University (PU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Panjab University (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name पंजाब यूनिवर्सिटी
Acronym PU
Founded 1882
Motto Lead us unto the Light from Darkness
Colours Red

University Location

Address Sector 14
Chandigarh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
160 014 Chandigarh
India
T +91 (172) 541 945
F +91 (172) 541 022

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Panjab University, Sector 14
Chandigarh 160014
+91 (172) 2534818
(172) 2534866

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Panjab University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
1882


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • National Council For Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018