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Panjab University, Chandigarh

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About Panjab University, Chandigarh


Panjab University, [PU], was established in 1882 at Lahore, Pakistan and later moved to its current location at Chandigarh. The National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF] has ranked the University 33rd. There are 78 teaching and research departments at the main campus. The college is accreditated grade 'A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] and recognized by the University Grants Commission [UGC]. The University has 188 affiliated colleges in Punjab and one rural Regional Centre at Kauni, and 3 Regional Centres at Muktsar, Ludhiana, and Hoshiarpur. The campus is spread over an area of 550 acres in sectors 14 and 25 in Chandigarh. It provides quality education in the field of Arts, Mangement, Commerce, Design, Fine Arts, Engineering, Languages, Law, Medical Science, Pharma Science, and Science.

Panjab University, Chandigarh Admission can be applied in the official website of the University. PU provides accommodation to its students with on-campus hostels. Each of the hostels has a Wi-Fi connection and multiple messes for the students. Moreover, there are shopping centres and ATMs for students and faculty members on campus. Apart from the hostel facility, Panjab University, Chandigarh Facilities includes playgrounds, a gymnasium, and a swimming pool, etc. for various other sports activities. Panjab University, Chandigarh has notable alumni include Manmohan Singh [Former Prime Minister of India], Sushma Swaraj [Minister of Foreign Affairs], Kiran Bedi [First Woman IPS Officer], etc.

The University offers numerous courses at the undergraduate level, postgraduate level, doctorate level, and diplomas in multiple specializations. It has international collaborations and recently signed MoUs with Nottingham Trent University and the University of Western Sydney. In fact, it has collaborations with National Science Technology and Development Agency, International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas too. There are certain policies implemented by PU Chandigarh:

  • Punjab University Research Policy
  • Panjab University Plagiarism Policy
  • Panjab University IT Policy
  • The Biological Diversity Act 2002

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Panjab University, Chandigarh Highlights:

PU was Established more than 133 years ago and this institute is taken as an inspiration for the present generation of Faculty and Students. The faculty at Panjab University, Chandigarh includes most distinguished scientists and academicians. The reputation of the University has grown ib Punjab due to innovative teaching, research, and community outreach. Panjab University, Chandigarh campus is located in sector 14 and sector 25 of Chandigarh and it spreads over an area of 550 acres. The following are some more highlights about PU that give a quick view to understand better.

Type of College Public
Year of Establishment 1882
Accreditations Grade 'A' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC], Association of Indian Universities [AIU] 
Affiliated to 189 colleges
Recognitions University Grants Commission [UGC]
Infrastructure Facilities Computer Labs, Cafeteria, Laboratory, Library, Hostel, Auditorium, PU Radio, Shopping Centre, Health Centre, Bank, Post office, Swimming pool, gymnasium, Sports Grounds, Botanical Gardens, Open Air Theatre, Faculty House, Guest Houses 
Panjab University Chandigarh Address Sector 14, Chandigarh, 160014
Panjab University Chandigarh Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate, Diploma Panjab University, Chandigarh Fees
Panjab University Chandigarh Contact Details

Tel.No.:1800-180-2065, 2534818, 2534866

Email: PU@Mail 

PU, Chandigarh Courses:

The University offers many courses in various disciplines like Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate and Research Degrees. The list of Courses offered by Panjab University, Chandigarh is tabulated as follows:

Discipline Courses Specializations
 Undergraduate             B.Tech/ B.E         Food Technology  
Chemical  
Biotechnology 
Electronics & Communication
Information Technology
Computer Science
Mechanical
Electrical
B.Sc    Home Science
Bio-Technology
Fashion Designing
Agriculture
B.Ed Special Education
PostGraduate                                       MA                                Community Education and Development
English
Geography
Remote sensing & GIS
Disaster Management
History
Journalism and Mass Communication
History of Art
Gandhian & Peace Studies
Indian Theater
Music (Instrumentation)
Music (vocal)
Human Rights & Duties
Police Administration
Ancient Indian History
Culture and Archaeology
Community studies of Religion
Defence & National Security Studies
Economics
Education
French
Hindi
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Punjabi
Sociology
Sanskrit
Urdu
Women Studies
Governance & Leadership
MDS      Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Pathology & Microbiology
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 
Prosthodontics& Crown & Bridge 
Periodontology 
M.Sc  Human Genomics 
Environment Science
Forensic Science & Criminology
Industrial Chemistry
Medical Physics
Microbial Biotechnology
Nuclear Medicine
System Biology & Bioinformatics
Stem Cell & Tissue Eng.
Fashion and Lifestyle Technology
Anthropology
Instrumentation
Statistics
M.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Botany
Chemistry
Computer Science & Applications
Geology
Mathematics
Physics
Physics & Electronics
Zoology
M.Pharm Pharmaceutics
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
Pharmaceutical Analysis
PG Diploma Advertising & Public Relations
Buddhist Studies
Disaster Management & Security
Homeland Security Women Studies
Post MA Diploma Professional Counseling &Psychotherapy
Research Degrees M.Phil Arts
Science
Design and Fine Arts
Physical Education
Language
PhD Arts
Science
Education
Language
Law
Engineering
Design and Fine Arts
Business Management and Commerce

Panjab University, Chandigarh Infrastructure facilities: 

The Facilities offered by Panjab University are mentioned below:

  • Computer Labs with 24/7 internet facility. Laboratories are different for individual departments.
  • The cafeteria in University is hygienic and provides quality food for faculty and students. 
  • Laboratories are fully equipped with modern technology and separate laboratories are available for each department.
  • The library is officially named as "A.C. Joshi Library" and it is centrally air-conditioned with the seating capacity of 500 members. It has a collection of 6.4lakh publications and it has a facility to access 225 online full-text journals apart from printed Journals. 
  • Hostel Accommodation is provided by the University, 8 hostels for boys and 9 hostels for girls along with a Working women hostel, 2 sports hostels.
  • Some other facilities like Auditorium, PU Radio, Shopping Centre for students.
  • To reduce the time consumption of students and faculty University is furnishing these facilities like Bank, Post office.
  • PU is intended to offer all the facilities which are needed by the students without being in a compromised like Swimming pool, Gymnasium, Sports Grounds, Botanical Gardens, Open Air Theatre, Faculty House, Guest Houses 

PU, Chandigarh Scholarships:

Panjab University, Chandigarh furnishes Scholarships for students with disabilities. For all Government Scholarships, Adhar Number is mandatory. Various scholarship and Fellowship schemes offered by Punjab University are as follows:

  • National E-Scholarships
  • Ms.Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship
  • Post Matric Scholarships - Self Declaration form
  • Last date - Post-Matric Scholarships
  • List of Central Sector Scholarships
  • Scholarship for SC/ST
  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for Colleges and University Students

Panjab University, Chandigarh Departments & Centers:

The various departments and Centers offered by Panjab University are listed below:

Business Management & Commerce: 

  • University Business School
  • University Business School - Ludhiana
  • University Institute of Applied Management Sciences
  • University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management

Centres & Facilities:

  • A.C Joshi Library
  • Bhai Ghanaiya Ji Institute of Health
  • Central Animal House
  • Central Placement Cell
  • Centre for IAS & Other Competitive Examinations
  • Centre for Industry Institute Partnership programme
  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship
  • Centre for Study of Mid-West & Central Asia
  • Centre for Swami Vivekananda Studies
  • Centre for the study of Geopolitics
  • Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
  • Centre with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area
  • Dean College Development Council
  • Dean International Students
  • Dean Research
  • Dean Students Welfare
  • Department of Alumni Relations
  • Department of Youth Welfare
  • Directorate of Sports
  • Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Computer Centre
  • Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Centre
  • Energy Research Centre
  • Human Resource Development Centre
  • I.C.S.S.R
  • Internal Quality Assurance Cell
  • Jyotirgamaya: 91.2 MHz - Panjab University Community Radio Station
  • P.U. Extension Library
  • Population Research Centre
  • Publication Bureau
  • Right to Information (RTI) Cell
  • SC/ST Cell
  • UGC Networking Resource Centre in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • UGC- Centre of Excellence in Applications of Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles & Nanocomposites
  • Vigilance Cell

Collaborative Research Centres:

  • BioNEST
  • Cluster Innovation Centre for Biotechnology (CIC-B)
  • DST - Centre for Policy Research
  • DST Inspire Internship Program Centre

Constituent College:

  • Baba Balraj Panjab University Constituent College
  • Panjab University Constituent College (Ferozepur)
  • Panjab University Constituent College (Moga)
  • Panjab University Constituent College (Sri Muktsar Sahib)
  • Saheed Udham Singh Panjab University Constituent College ( Guru Har Sahai)

Design and Fine Arts:

  • Department of Art History & Visual Arts
  • Department of Indian Theatre
  • Department of music

Education:

  • Department of Community Education and Disability Studies
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Life Long Learning and Extension
  • Department of Physical Education
  • Institute of Educational Technology & Vocational Education

Engineering and Technology:

  • Dr.S.S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology
  • Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility, CIL and UCIM
  • University Institute of Engineering and Technology

Law:

  • Department of laws
  • The University Institute of Laws - Ludhiana
  • The University Institute of Legal Studies

Medical Sciences:

  • Dr Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital

Multi- Faculty Departments:

  • Department of Evening Studies - Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre
  • University School of Open Learning

Pharmaceutical Sciences:

  • University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Regional Centre / Study Centre / Rural Centre:

  • P.U. Regional Centre - Ludhiana
  • P.U. Regional Centre - Muktsar
  • P.U. Rural Centre Kauni
  • P.U. Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Centre

Science:

  • Centre for Medical physics (U.I.E.A.S.T.)
  • Centre for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (U.I.E.A.S.T.)
  • Centre for Nuclear Medicine (U.I.E.A.S.T.)
  • Centre for Steam Cell & Tissue Engineering
  • Centre for Systems Biology and Bioinformatics (U.I.E.A.S.T.)
  • Institute of Forensic Science & Criminology (U.I.E.A.S.T.)
  • University Institute of Fashion Technology 7 Vocational Development

Panjab University, Chandigarh Fees:

Panjab University, Chandigarh Fee structure for the list of courses like Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma in the fields of Arts, Commerce, Science, Design, Management, Fine Arts, Doctorate, Engineering, Languages, Law, Medical Science, Pharma science are as follows: 

  • The Panjab University Fee structure for all specializations in BE is INR 62,700 PA.
  • The Course fee for M.Com at Panjab University, Chandigarh is INR 8,707 PA.
  • B.Sc Fee structure is INR 60,390 PA in PU Chd.
  • The Tuition fee for MCA at Panjab University, Chandigarh is INR 26,567 PA.

PU Chandigarh Events:

PU conducts various Events for the students in their university to know about the basic cultures and arts in general life. A few events are listed as follows:

  • Platinum Jubilee Panjab University Pharmaceutical Sciences Convocation 
  • Cultural Programme Collaboration with Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Academy on the commemoration of Jallianawala Bagh Centenary
  • CHASCON, Chandigarh Science Congress is organised by Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster (CRIKC)
  • National Symposium on Bio - Statistical Techniques and its Applications in Clinical Studies
  • Creation and Management of Digital Libraries Using Open Source Software
  • Surgical Strike Day
  • International Conference on Translational Research in Life Sciences
  • Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations

Panjab University, Chandigarh Rankings and Awards:

The Ranking and Awards gained by Panjab University are mentioned in detail as follows: 

  • Ranked 3rd in India in the pharmacy by National Institute Ranking Framework in 2018
  • In 2018 the Panjab University ranking was 42nd in India in the Management category by NIRF
  • Ranked 59th in India in the Engineering category by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2018
  • Ranked 114th in Asia by the Times Higher Education World in 2018
  • Ranked 135th among BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings in 2017

Panjab University, [PU] Chandigarh Placements:

  • The university conducts a placement drive, called AVSAR, which is organized by the Central Placement Cell and the Student Council.
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh Placement Cell bridges the gap between industries and students
  • Encourages the students to be resourceful assets to their future employing organizations
  • The Panjab University placement provides a well developed holistic training in order to upgrade the students' technical, aptitude, communication skills on a regular basis
  • It is responsible for organizing various Guest lectures and industrial visits
  • Conducts special programs by inviting prominent personalities from the corporate world to hone the leadership qualities of the students.

Panjab University, [PU] Chandigarh FAQs:

  1. What is the Gate closing time in PU?
    Day time there is no Gate closing, if the candidate is in a university hostel then he/ she should leave by 9 pm, and make sure that the student must carry Identity Card.

  2.  How is the quality of food at Panjab University, Chandigarh?
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    Food in PU is not much satisfactory but a student can get unlimited food for 35 rupees.

  3. Do the students from other colleges are allowed for Panjab University Library?
    Obviously No, students from PU are only allowed when they show an Identity card while entering. 

  4. What is the minimum attendance percentage required by Panjab University?
    As per University rule, 75% is mandatory for attending the final examination. But if there is a medical issue, the student must consult the respective Head of the Department and have to maintain at least 33% of attendance.

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NIRF 48
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NIRF 54

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 39 Student's Reviews 7.2/10  
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This institute is recommended by 21/39 students

Contact Details and Location


Address : Sector 14, Chandigarh, Punjab - 160014, India
Website : http://puchd.ac.in/

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Panjab University - [PU], Chandigarh and accredited by UGC AIU NAAC-A NIRF.

Facilities


Computer labs
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Hostel
Auditorium
Sports
Transport

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Panjab University, [PU] Chandigarh Eligibility Criteria:

Panjab University offers numerous courses in various disciplines. Based on the eligibility criteria, the admission process has to be done.

Courses

Eligibility

B.Ed

  • The candidate must have completed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Selection is done on the basis of Aptitude Test and merit obtained in the qualifying exam

BE

  • The candidate should have passed 12th with PCM as subjects
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in JEE Main.

BCA

  • The candidate must have completed 12th with a minimum of 50% marks with Mathematics as a compulsory subject
  • Selection is done on the basis of Merit

BBA

  • The candidate must have completed 12th with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Selection is done on the basis of Merit

BA

  • The candidate must have completed with a minimum of 33% marks
  • Selection is done on the basis of Merit

B.Sc

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 from a recognized board
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in PU-CET [UG]

B.Com

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks 
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in written test

B.P.Ed

  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree in the relevant discipline
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in written test

BFA

  • The candidate must have completed HSC with a minimum of 40% marks
  • Selection is done on the basis of Written, Practical, or Oral Test conducted by the college

B.Pharm

  • The candidate must have completed 12th with PCB subjects
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in PU-CET (UG)

BA B.Ed.

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Selection will be done on the basis of Aptitude Test

LLB

  • The candidate must have completed graduation in the relevant discipline
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in PU-LLB entrance exam

BA LLB

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 from a recognized board
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in the entrance exam

B.Com LLB

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 from a recognized board
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in the entrance exam

M.Tech

  • The candidate must have completed B.Tech in the relevant discipline
  • Selection is done on the basis of merit obtained in CET–PG which is conducted by the university

ME

  • The candidate must have completed BE in the relevant discipline
  • Selection is done on the basis of CET-PG which is conducted by the university

MA

  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 45% marks
  • Selection is done on the basis of merit obtained in the aptitude test and CET-PG

 MDS

  • The candidate must have completed BDS degree
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in NEET MDS

 M.Sc

  • The candidate must have completed a B.Sc degree in relevant discipline from the recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of merit obtained in the aptitude test and CET-PG

M.Sc [Hons]

  •  The candidate must have completed B.Sc. degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in CET-PG

 M.Ed

  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks

M.P.Ed

  • The candidate must have completed B.P.Ed or B.Sc in Health and Physical Education with a minimum of 50% marks

M.Com [Hons]

  • The candidate must have completed B.Com degree from a recognized university

MCA

  • The candidate must have completed BCA or its equivalent degree from a recognized university

MBA

  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in the relevant entrance examination

PGDCA

  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a compulsory subject either in 12th or at graduation level
  • Selection is done on the basis of Merit

LLM

  • The candidate must have completed LLB or Integrated LLB course from a recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of CET-PG

MPH

  • The candidate must have completed BPH or its equivalent degree from a recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of CET-PG

MSW

  • The candidate must have completed BSW or its equivalent degree from a recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of Merit

M.Pharm

  • The candidate must have completed B.Pharm or its equivalent degree from a recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of Merit

M.L.I.Sc

  • The candidate must have completed B.L.I.Sc. degree from a recognized university
  • Selection is done on the basis of Merit

Post MA Diploma

  • The candidate must have completed Post Graduate Degree in any relevant specializations
  • Selection is done on the basis of merit obtained in the aptitude test

Ph.D.

  • The candidate must have completed a Master’s Degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 55% marks
  • Selection is done on the basis of written test and interview

M.Phil

  • The candidate must have completed a Master’s Degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 55% marks
  • Selection is done on the basis of written test and interview

Panjab University, [PU] Chandigarh Admissions:

The Panjab University Admission is based on past academic merit and scores obtained in the relevant entrance exams. There is a SPOT round admission process for UG (B.E.) in Panjab University, Chandigarh. Online admission and entrance test is available for various courses. Admission Guidelines, Notices, and Counseling schedule can be known through the official website www.panjabuniversity.com.  


Hostel Details


Panjab University, [PU] Chandigarh Hostel Details:

Facilities offered by Panjab University, Chandigarh are mentioned below:

  • The Panjab University Campus has 8 hostels for boys, 9 for girls, 1 Working Women Hostel, 1 International Hostel, 2 Sports hostels
  • The hostel accommodates more than 6000 students
  • There is a common room with magazines and newspapers
  • There is also provision for indoor games, LCD TV, and music system
  • Various facilities are being provided by the hostel such as power backups, gym, telephone facilities, internet facilities, mess and dining services at a nominal charge
  • The Panjab University hostel rooms are wide, spacious and well ventilated
  • PU Infrastructure is  maintained with a clean and hygienic environment
  • PU Hostel fee is reasonable i.e Worthy enough. 

 


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Does the university have reservation for physically challenged students

Asked By Unika,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

Panjab University, Chandigarh has seat reservation for thalassemia patients, AIDS patients and cancer patients. There are two additional seats for rural area students. 5% marks relaxation is given to physically handicapped candidates.



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