Punjab University is a premier and one of the oldest Universities in India. It was set up in Lahore now in Pakistan in the year 1882. With 15 centers for teaching and research and 75 teaching and research departments, the University is popular all over the country. Punjab University offers a high standard of education and faculties with best academic skills. Scholars from all over India come to this esteemed center of education for education matching global standards. The University has committed to offer excellent education to its students thereby offering them a wonderful opportunity to excel in their chosen field. A variety of conferences and workshops are organized by the university for the benefit of their students.
A wide variety of certificate, diploma, graduate, post graduate and many more courses are available here. Some of them are Bachelor of Engineering (BE) - Civil Engineering, Food Technology, Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Hons.) -Economics, English, Hindi, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Urdu, Computer Applications, Geography, Mathematics, Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) (Hons.), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) (Hons.), Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Nursery Education, Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Special Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts (MFA) - Applied Art, Art Education, Painting, Sculpture, Bachelor of International Business and Finance (BIBF) (Hons.), Bachelor of Law (LLB), Bachelor of Science (BSc) (Hons.) - Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biosciences, Biotechnology (Vocational), Computer Science, Instrumentation (Vocational), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Technology (BTech) - Computer Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, and many more.
Similarly post graduate courses offered are Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts (MA) - Mass Communication, Economics, Education, Educational Planning and Administration, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Mathematics with Computer Science, Persian, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Master of Commerce (MCom) - Business Management, Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Master of Education (MEd) - Elementary Education, Special Education, Master of Fine Arts (MFA) - Applied Art, Art Education, Painting, Sculpture, Master of Law (LLM), Master of Science (MSc) - Biosciences, Chemistry, Electronics, Extension Education, Geography, Mathematics with Computer Science, Physics, Master of Technology (MTech) - Electrical Energy Systems Management, Master of Technology (MTech) - Environmental Science & Engineering and many more.
Admission forms of Punjab University are available online. Students can also obtain prospectus from the university in which information related to date of form submission, date of entrance exams, documents to be attached, syllabi, start of course, duration, eligibility criteria, etc are available. Punjab University also offers hostel facilities to outstation students.
Spread over an area of 550 acres (2.2 km2), the university campus is residential and lies in sectors 14 and 25 of the city of Chandigarh. In sector 14, the main administrative block and academic buildings are set apart from hostels, health centre, sports area and residential housing. Spread over the state of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Chandigarh, it has 172 affiliated colleges. The institution is famous for the excellent education imparted by the faculties here.