Panjab University

Panjab University Ranking

country rank: 54
world rank: 3684

University Overview

Panjab University, which was founded in 1882, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in Chandigarh’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Panjab University (PU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. Panjab University (PU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 138-year-old Indian higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate for this Indian higher education school is between 40 and 50 percent, making it a moderately selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. PU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Panjab University Ranking

University Identity

Name Panjab University
Acronym PU
Founded 1882
Motto Lead us unto the Light from Darkness
Colours Red

University Location

Address Sector 14 Chandigarh 160 014 Chandigarh India
Tel +91 (172) 541 945
Fax +91 (172) 541 022

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Panjab University, Sector 14 Chandigarh 160014 (172) 2534818 (172) 2534866

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Social Media


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