Panjab University (PU) is a public college university in Chandigarh. It is both a central and a state university, with funding from both the state and union governments. It began as an extension of the University of the Punjab in Lahore, which was established in 1882. Following India's partition, the University of the Panjab was split into two independent institutions, one in each of the two separate nations, with the Indian university first known as East Panjab University (EPU) and located in Shimla. On October 1, 1947, it was renamed Panjab University and transferred to Chandigarh. It is acknowledged by UGC, AICTE and NAAC with an A grade.
In 1971, the Correspondence Studies Department was given name as University School of Open Learning. It is approved by the UGC and DEB and gives education to people who are unable to receive education of any kind. UG/PG/Diploma/Certifications programmes are provided by University School of Open Learning.
The PU application procedure is online.
|Last date for registration for undergraduate, postgraduate, Diploma & Certification courses||15th Sept., 2022|
|Last Date for Registration for PG Diploma||22nd Sept., 2022|
|Deadlin to fill Admission Form / Exam Form||6th Oct., 2022|
|MBA (Executive) Counselling Dates||7th Oct, 2021 – 9th Nov, 2022|
Admission to the courses is based on both merit and entrance exams. In addition, the University does GD, PI, and Counseling sessions to complete the selection of candidates into a certain course.
|M.Sc. / MA / B.Ed.||Graduation in relevant field with at least 50% marks along with Aptitude Test|
|B.Tech.||10+2 with at least 50% marks along with JEE Main, PU LEET, PU MEET|
|M.Tech / ME||BE with at least 45% marks along with PUCET- PG, GATE|
|MBA||Graduation with at least 50% marks along with CAT, PU MET|
|B.Sc (Hons.) / B.Sc. / B.Pharma.||Relevant qualification along with PU CET|
|LLB / B.Com LLB||Relevant qualification along with PU LLB|
|LLM||Relevant qualification along with CLAT|
|BDS||Relevant qualification along with NEET|
|Ph.D.||Post-Graduation with at least 50% marks along with UGC NET, CSIR NET|
|Masters of Travel and Tourism Management||CAT|
Ques 1. Is Panjab University a government institution?
Ans. Panjab University (founded in 1882) is a state and federally funded university in Chandigarh.
Ques 2. Does University School of Open Learning (USOL) Panjab University provide any scholarship?
Ans. The University School of Open Learning PU offers several scholarships to poor and meritorious students from various categories, including SC/ST and PwD students. The USOL PU offers scholarships to students in the PwD category under the NHFDC scheme.
Ques 3. Is it possible to get direct admission to Panjab University?
Ans. Candidates with a Bachelor's Degree and 45 percent aggregate marks are eligible, and the selection criteria will be determined by the MET Entrance Exam.
Ques 4. What is the pattern of the B.Com entrance test for admission to USOL PU?
Ans. The B.Com. entrance test format for admission to USOL PU includes Aptitude Test (General English, Data Interpreting, Verbal Ability and Numerical Ability.
Ques 5. To be eligible for BA admission at Panjab University, which qualification is required at 10+2?
Ans. Eligibility criteria for UG courses requires 10+2 courses from any recognised board/university/council.