Panjab University, Distance Learning University,

Panjab University, Chandigarh

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Panjab University

Panjab University has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. This University support excellence and innovation in academic programmes. Promotes excellence in research, scholarship and teaching and is committed to attracting and supporting the best students and recruiting faculty who excel at teaching and research.

The main campus at Chandigarh is spread over 550 acres in sectors 14 and 25, the sector 14 having the main academic and administrative buildings, besides a health centre, a sports complex, hostels and residential area.

Recognizing the excellence in teaching and research, the UGC and more recently DST, have recognized a large number of departments under various Programmes such as SAP/DRS, COSIST, CAS and FIST, respectively. The departments covered under various UGC and DST programmes are :

SAP: Anthropology, Botany, University Business School, Education, Geography, Geology, Political Science (Geo-Politics), University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philosophy, Statistics, Sociology and Zoology.

COSIST: Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physics, Zoology.

CAS: Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics

FIST: Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, University Centre of Instrumentation & Microelectronics, Chemical Engineering and Technology Statistics, Physics, Geology and Biophysics.

Information Bureau

The University Employment Information & Guidance Bureau provides employment information and advice to University alumni. There is also a unit of information and Advisory Bureau that guides students in regard to their studies abroad.

Halls of Residence

The Panjab University offers 7 hostels for about 2,000 men students and 6 women's hostels accommodating about 1500 students.

Health Services

The university has on the campus a health centre. It has six full time Medical Officers comprising of General Practioners; a medical specialist, a surgeon, a dentist and an Ayurvedic Physician. Besides these, there are four part time specialists in the areas of Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Opthalmology and radiology & three part time General Practioners.


The University has playgrounds, a gymnasium and a swimming pool of high standard for its sports activities. Recently, the University has been awarded Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) trophy for the year 2004-05.

Contact Information
Project Manager: Anil Kumar Sharma
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