Punjabi University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Patiala, Punjab
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Punjabi University Overview

Punjabi University also known as Patiala University, was founded in 1962 by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, former President of India. After the Hebrew University of Israel, this institute is the second only in the world to be named after a language. There are about 274 schools affiliated with PUP. The Punjabi University date sheet, results, scholarships, etc. are provided online. Punjabi University Admission is ongoing. Candidates can apply online as well as offline mode of registration.

Punjabi University has various departments that offer a variety of courses. Pharmacy, Library Sciences, Management, Commerce, Languages, Computer Application, Performing Arts, Law, Engineering, and Business Administration are among the courses available at Punjabi University. For some courses, the university also offers lateral entry. In addition to normal education, Punjabi University Patiala Distance Education was developed to provide courses via distance mode.

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Punjabi University Quick Insights

Punjabi University key highlights such as the year of establishment, type of university, accreditation and more are listed below

Punjabi University

Year of Establishment

1962

Type of University

Public

Recognition

UGC

Accreditation

NAAC, AIC, BCI, NCTE, DEB, PCI

Courses Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma

Student to Faculty Ratio

32:1

Infrastructure Facilities

Library, Sports Complex, Medical, Hostel, Gym, Cafeteria, A/c classroom, etc.

Campus Area

600 Acres

Location

Punjab, India

Punjabi University Ranking

Punjabi University is ranked 64 in India in the general universities category while the university is ranked 23 in NIRF India Ranking among the pharmacy institutes for the year 2020. It has been awarded the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy around 10 times. 

Punjabi University Courses

Punjabi University offers various UG, PG, doctoral, and certificate courses in multiple disciplines such as commerce, science, engineering, etc. Major courses offered at Punjabi University are B.Tech, B.Com, M.Tech, and MBA

Department

Courses

Arts

BA(Hons), MA, Ma(Hons)

Engineering

B.Tech, M.Tech

Science

B.Sc, B.Sc(Hons), M.Sc

Read More: Punjabi University Courses and Fees

Punjabi University Departments

Punjabi University has various departments that offer a variety of courses. Different faculties are assigned to govern these departments. Below is the list of a few departments that the university offers

Arts and Culture

Business Studies

Computing Sciences

Education And Information Science

Engineering

Languages

Laws

Life Sciences

Medicine

Physical Sciences

Social Sciences

Research Departments

Punjabi University Admission

Punjab University Patiala admission 2023 process is ongoing. Applicants seeking admission to PUP can apply via online mode and can submit the fee online or offline. Punjabi University is recognizable for its MBA, BTech, and Law programs.

  • Admission within the B.Tech program is done based on the score in JEE Main exam
  • For admission to BA, BHM, BPT, MA, MSc, or MCA, applicants should qualify the merit exam.
  • Selection to the M.Tech program relies on a legitimate score in GATE
  • Admission to MSc Hons, LLM, MCom, MCom (Finance), MCom (Hons) Integrated Course, BSc and BSc (Hons), MSc MBA, MEd, MPhil, and PhD is granted on the merit list of the entrance exam.
  • For MSc (Hons) in Botany, the University considers a legitimate score in NEET. In case, seats are left vacant after admission of candidates via NEET, all those seats are filled on the idea of merit scores in school 12.

Punjabi University Eligibility Criteria

Punjabi University has different eligibility criteria for admission to its different courses. A few course eligibility criteria for different courses are mentioned:

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates should have passed HSC with the Science stream.
  • JEE Main qualified candidates are eligible.

B.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates should have passed HSC with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation should be completed with 60% aggregate marks.
  • GATE scorecard is beneficial.
  • Applicants without a GATE score will have to give an entrance exam.

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Why Choose Punjabi University?

Punjabi University's vision is for a strong, free, and democratic India in which every person has an equal region and entire opportunity for progress. Since its establishment, the university has grown into a multi-faceted and multi-faculty educational organization dedicated to the advancement of education and research in humanities, arts, sciences, engineering languages, technology, and many other fields. Each year, the departments organize seminars, symposia, meetings, and workshops to provide educational independence. Through generous support, the teachers are encouraged to participate in national and international seminars.

Punjabi University Cutoff

Punjabi University Cutoff 2022 is yet to be released. Admission to various UG and PG courses is done based on the university's cutoff criteria. The cutoff differs for each course. Students seeking admission must meet the cutoff criteria.

Punjabi University Result

Punjabi University 2022 results are declared on their official website. Results for all departments are listed in various links on the webpage and can be easily accessed and downloaded by the students from the website.

The Latest result and dates for the result declaration are mentioned in the below table

Course Levels

Exam Name

Result Dates

PG

M.Com. Part-II Annual

Apr 2021

PG

M.B.A. Hospital & Health Care Management Sem-IIi

Dec 2021

UG

B.Voc. Food Processing Sem-V (Regular & Re-appear)

Dec 2021

UG

B.Voc (Medical Lab and Molecular Diagnostic Technology) Sem-V

Dec 2021

UG

B.C.A. Sem-II (D.E)

May 2021

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Punjabi University Infrastructure

Punjabi University's central library serves as a centre for instructional and research activities. It has about 415,000 books in its collection and subscribes to over a hundred journals. A reading hall with a capacity of 400 people is available in the library. There is a separate hall for using the private books as well as a room. A huge gymnasium and a facility for indoor games are available at Punjabi University. It is one of only a handful of velodrome-equipped institutions in India. The clinic has an X-ray unit and a laboratory for medical tests. Other facilities provided by Patiala University include

  • Gym
  • Botanical Garden
  • Sports Facilities
  • Medical Facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Open Air Theatre

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Punjabi University Placements

Punjabi University received the highest package of 37.8 LPA and the lowest 5.41 LPA in 2021. 185+ recruiters were visiting the affiliated colleges of the university. The university has established a 'Central Placement Cell' on the university campus to provide assistance and counseling for employment and self/ social entrepreneurship. Top recruiting companies from various industries visit the campus for placements like 

Gillette

ITC

Citicorp

Canon

Coffee Day

Akai

Tata Housing

ICICI Lombard

Food World

Sharp

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Punjabi University Scholarship

Punjabi University Patiala offers various scholarships to its students financially. A few of them are mentioned below

  • Maharaja Agrasen Academic Chair Scholarship
  • University Merit Scholarships awarded on the idea of M.A./M.Sc. 
  • Merit Scholarship
  • Loan Scholarships
  • Merit Scholarships are awarded by the Punjabi University.
  • Stipends to students related to Freedom Fighters, Ex.I.N.A. personnel.
  • UGC PG Merit Scholarship
  • Departmental Scholarship 

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Punjabi University Collaborations

Punjabi University has signed various MoUs with several international and national universities. The collaboration with international universities is as follows

International Collaborations

County

Partnering Instittute

Ethiopia

Admas University, Aksum University, Debre Tabor University, Debre Birhan University, Hawassa University, Jimma University, Mettu University, New Global Vision College Shashemene, Samara University, University of GondarWolaita, Sodo University, Wollega University

UK

University of the Highlands and Islands

Dubai

Apex Group of Companies

Iran

Centre for Religious Studies, University of Birjand

Thailand

University of Technology Thonburi, Maharaja Garden City Association, Siam University

Canada

Kwantlen University College, Royal Academy of Bhangra, College of Applied Arts & Technology Ottawa, University of the Fraser Valley

Indonesia

Semarang State University

Sri Lanka

International Water Management Institute

Singapore

National University of Singapore

Fiji

University of South Pacific

National Collaborations:

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)
  • Consortium for Educational Communication, New Delhi
  • DBT Govt. of India, New Delhi
  • Greenpeace India Society
  • National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms
  • American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi
  • National Stock Exchange of India, New Delhi
  • Office of the Director of Census Operations, Punjab
  • Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu
  • Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi, India
  • Indian Institute of Human Rights, New Delhi
  • Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology 
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
  • University Grants Commission 
  • Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine
  • Major Adarsh Pal SinghColumbia Asia Hospital, Patiala
  • Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital
  • Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India
  • National Research Centre for Mushroom, Solan 
  • Directorate of Mushroom Research, Chambaghat
  • University of Pennsylvania Institute for Advanced Study of India, New Delhi 
  • Gurmat Sagar Trust, Sri Anandpur Sahib 
  • Himalayan Bioresource Technology
  • HNB Garhwal University Srinagar, Uttarakhand
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research, National Agricultural Innovation
  • The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 
  • UGC and Consortium for Educational Communication
  • National Research Development Corporation, New Delhi
  • Spice Digital Ltd., Noida
  • Sri Guru Granth Sahib University, Fatehgarh Sahib

Punjabi University Faculty

Punjabi University has evolved as a beacon of distinction, with over 500 academic staff members from around India, tirelessly seeking out talent around the country and attracting some top teaching personnel to the institution Many inspirational role models and prominent celebrities have visited the institution. The teaching faculty facilitates many types of multimedia in the form of audio, video, and short films to introduce students to the most recent technology in pedagogy. 

Punjabi University Alumni

Punjabi University has a huge network of alumni working currently in various fields successfully. Alumni meetings are held on campus to cherish the happy moments spent with their friends during their college days. A few of the notable alumni of PU are

Notable Alumni

Profession

Baldev Raj Gupta

Indian academic in the field of linguistics, and a Punjabi and Hindi writer

Balraj Pandit

Indian play writer, director, poet, painter, and teacher

Gurdas Maan

Indian playback singer

Pamma Dumewal

Singer

Punjabi University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:32
Total Faculty 505
Year of Establishment 1962
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 25618
Campus Area 700 Acres

Punjabi University Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
25 Pharmacy

Exams Accepted by Punjabi University

JEE Main

Exam Date: Jan 24, 2023

Result Date: Feb 06, 2023

NEET

Exam Date: May 07, 2023

GATE

Exam Date: Feb 04, 2023

Result Date: Mar 16, 2023

FAQs

Is Punjabi University Patiala a government college?

Yes, Punjabi University Patiala is a government college

What are the placement opportunities and who are the top recruiters?

The placement cell forms an interface between the academics and the corporate world. Some top recruiters companies Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro Technologies, Emerson, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential, IDBI Bank, Indiabulls.

What is the Punjabi university ranking?

According to uni-rank, the current ranking of Punjabi University in India is 99. PUP is ranked among the top 100 reputed universities in India and ranked 1242 in Best Global Universities.

What are the different student associations functioning at Punjabi University?

Rotaract Club, Young cultural Club, Lee Club, and Youth Club and Women's club are the different student societies functioning at Punjabi University.

Which are the famous colleges under Punjabi University?

Aryans College of Education, Lal Bahadur Memorial Mahila College, Mata Sahib Kaur Khalsa Girls College of Education, Swami Vivekanand College of Education, Saint Kabir College of Education is some of the top colleges affiliated to Punjabi University.  

Are Punjabi University and Punjab University the same?

No, Punjabi University is in Patiala while Punjab University is in Chandigarh

How many colleges are affiliated with Punjabi University

150+ colleges are affiliated with Punjabi University

Is Punjabi University approved by NAAC?

Yes, Punjabi University is approved by NAAC and has a score of 3.11

Punjabi University Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

3.4

Based on 41 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

13

>3-4 star

17

>2-3 star

1

1-2 star

1

Component Rating (Out of 5)

Placements & Internships

3.1

Hostels & Food

4

College Infrastructure

4.1

Academics & Faculty

3.8

Fees and Scholarship

3.5

Clubs & Associations

3.9

International Exposure

1

Social Atmosphere

4

Daphne | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2023

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

  • 2.3
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 1
  • Academics & Faculty 2
  • College Infrastructure 3
  • Clubs & Associations 4
Placements & Internships

I have yet to experience the placement process in this university but I do know that no good companies come for campus placements and the average salary is 2.5 Lakh per annum, most students in my batch are opting for off-campus placements.

Fees and Scholarship

Fee per year is 70,000, 30k for even semesters and 40k for odd ones. There aren't many scholarship options available (I have browsed the website), and those that are are of little to no help in the payment of the fee. Loans aren't usually necessary for fee payment.

Anonymous | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2017

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

  • 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
Placements & Internships
  • There is a central placement cell known as Single point of Contact which provides placement opportunity for the students.
  • There is a alumni network present in the campus.
College Infrastructure
  • There is a Visual Research Centre and Meteorology Centre Science Auditorium present at the Punjabi University, Patiala.

Love | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Placements & Internships

100 % Placement in CSE and ECE Dept and other branches also have good placements. All the eligible candidates placed in different companies in Campus Placement.

The key companies are Infosys, TCS, NEWGEN, SAP Labs, Futures First, Tech Mahindra, BEBO, Byju’s and Many more...

University’s Alumni Base is Very Strong, Our Seniors and alumni of university work in the top of the organizations like Rolls Royce, Google, Mercedes, IBM, Infosys, TCS, Microsoft, Tesla, HP, Apple, Tech Mahindra, ICICI Bank, Space X and many more...

In 2016 Batch Highest Package is INR 22 Lakh per annum and if talk about this year batch 2020 the highest package is INR 12.4 Lakh per annum and the Avg. package is more than 5 Lakh per annum.

Fees and Scholarship

Punjabi University, [PU] Patiala Fee Structure. The course fee is about INR 90,000 Per annum.

Very affordable fee structure.

Government sch

Sarbjeet | B.c.a, batch of 2019

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

  • 3
  • Placements & Internships 3
Placements & Internships

15,000 alumni network Creating an engaged, supportive alumni network is crucial to an institution's success. If communication stops once graduates leave an institution, their understanding of the university will become stale. Good alumni relationships bring many benefits to both the institution and the alumni.

Simranpreet | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

  • 3.1
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
Placements & Internships

I have not participated in any internship. Most famous company is Infosys which take most of the students. The average salary is INR3 lakh and highest is INR12 lakh. Approximately 90% of students get placed.

Fees and Scholarship

The tuition fees for B.Tech is INR 85,733 per annum. No loans are needed at Punjabi University.

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