Panjab University, Chandigarh
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Panjab University, Chandigarh

Established: 1982 Chandigarh, Punjab Phone: 2534867, 2534868
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Panjab University, Chandigarh


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USOL, Chandigarh announces Admission to MBA ProgramsPanjab University is one of the oldest universities in India. The university campus is located in the city of Chandigarh and is spread over an area of 550 acres in sectors 14 and 25 of the city.

The University has 46 teaching and research departments and 10 Centers/Chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. It has 172 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab, Haryana,Himachal Pradesh and and Chandigarh, Regional Centers at Muktsar, Ludhiana, Hoshiarpur and Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Centre Hoshiarpur.

The Panjab University was established at Lahore in 1882 as the fourth teaching and affiliating University in South Asia under the British Raj (after the universities of Calcutta , Bombay, and Madras). Following the Partition of India, Lahore became a part of Pakistan and the Indian twin of the University was constrained to function for almost a decade without having a campus of its own. The administrative office was located at Solan and the teaching departments functioned from Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Delhi and Amritsar. Panjab University was relocated to Chandigarh in 1956, and currently enjoys the status of being one of the most reputed universities in India.

The Students' Council is body that consists of the departmental representatives and other office bearers i.e. President, Vice-President, Secretary and Joint-Secretary directly elected by the students from the various teaching departments on the campus every year. The Dean Student Welfare is ex-officio Chairman of the Council. The Students' Council organises youth festivals, both national and international, academic debates, literary and cultural events and educational tours, besides looking after the interests of the Students in General.

Panjab University has several departments, grouped as under:

* Arts
o Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archeology
o Economics
o Gandhian Studies
o Geography
o Guru Nanak Sikh Studies
o History
o Library and Information Science
o Mass Communication
o Philosophy
o Political Science
o Psychology
o Public Administration
o Sociology
o Statistics
o Population Res. Center
* Business and Management Commerce
o University Business School
* Dairying, Animal Husbandry and Agriculture
* Design and Fine Arts
o Fine Arts
o Indian Theater
o Music
* Education
o Education
o Physical Education
* Engineering and Technology
o Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology
o University Institute of Engineering and Technology
* Languages
o Chinese and Tibetan Languages
o Dayanand Chair for Vedic Studies
o Guru Ravidas Chair for Sant Sahitya Studies
o English
o Hindi
o German
o French
o Russian
o Punjabi Studies
o Urdu
o Sanskrit
* Law
o Department of Laws
o University Institute of Legal Studies
* Pharmaceutical Science
* Medical Science
* Science
o Anthropology
o Biochemistry
o Biophysics
o Biotechnology
o Botany
o Center of Environment and Vocational Studies
o Chemistry
o Computer Science and Applications
o Geology
o National Center for Human Genome Studies and Research
o Mathematics
o Microbiology
o Physics
o Statistics
o Zoology
* Evening Studies
* Other departments
o Regional Center
o Center for Adult, Continuing Education & Extension
o IAS and Other Competitive Examinations
o Defence and National Security Studies
o Women's Studies And Development
o Energy Research Center
o Population Research Center
o Center for Swami Vivekananda Studies

Panjab University has a particle accelerator which is a Cyclotron established in Department of Physics. It can produce very high energy particle beam and is used for various kind of scientific research specially Nuclear Physics.

Panjab University, Chandigarh has 202 affiliated Colleges. Click here to explore them.

Panjab University, Chandigarh has 62 Departments listed that offer various academic courses.

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Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Panjab University, Chandigarh

    The Institute has an excellent e-library that serves as a knowledge resource to the need of the teachers and students.
    Sports facilities are available in the campus. Annual Sports event is held in the month of December in every year
    Good transportation facilities for its students, staff members and visiting guests.
    Proper healthcare arrangements are done by college. Proper Medical Facilities are available
    24-hours internet access for all. Wi-Fi for all


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