Panjab University

country rank  54
world rank  3684

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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 metropolis of Chandigarh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Panjab University (PU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Indian 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 138 years old Indian 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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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
160 014 Chandigarh
India
Tel +91 (172) 541 945
Fax +91 (172) 541 022

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Panjab University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of 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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020