Punjabi University, Patiala

Punjabi University in Patiala is the second University in the world after Hebrew University to be named after a language. The University is also a member of The Association of Indian Universities. It had been given a CGPA of 3.11 by the NAAC rating.

As the name itself symbolizes, the University was established solely for purpose of enriching Punjabi language, art and literature. 166 colleges are affiliated to the University.

Library at Punjabi University

The main library of the University has a capacity of accommodating 400 people. The reference section has a collection of books on Punjab history, culture, language and literature. There is also a good collection of all Punjabi newspapers, magazines, books, diaries and rare manuscripts of 19th and 20th centuries. The library also has other facilities like Online Public access catalogue, internet facility, computerized bibliographic and documentation and reprographic services. It also has libraries at the satellite campuses at Mohali, Dehradun, Malerkotla, Bathinda and Talwandi Sabo.

Courses Offered at Punjabi University, Patiala

The University offers a six year integrated course in Engineering, M.Tech, M.C.A, and B.Tech at the Yadavindra College of Engineering at Talwandi Sabo. Computer Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering courses are offered at the University College of Engineering from the year 2003. The other courses include M.Sc. (Information Technology), B.Sc. (Biotechnology), B.Tech. (Electronics and communication Engineering and Computer Engineering), PG Diploma in Computer Maintenance & Networking, MBA, BCA, PGDCA and CCA. The University also has a Department of Economics, Department of Biotechnology, Physiotherapy, Sports Sciences, Journalism, Physics, Psychology, Mathematics, PSMS and Economics.

Punjabi University Distance Education

The Department of Distance Education, Punjabi University offers courses through distance education. They are M.A. in Punjabi, English, Hindi, History, Economics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sikh Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication. M.Sc. in Information Technology, Master of Commerce, Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Education. It also offers several other Bachelor Degrees, Diplomas, Post Graduate Diplomas and Certificate Courses.

Contact Information of Punjabi University


Punjabi University, Patiala-147002

For Academic Enquiries:

Phone Nos: 0175-2282461/62/63/64/65

Website: www.punjabiuniversity.ac.in

Distance Education- www.dccpbi.com

2 comments to Punjabi University Patiala

  • jasbir singh

    I wish to have a course in ditance learning n MA Punjabi after +2 of University Punjab, please advise.

  • shubham garg

    sir, i will doing diploma in architecture in final year from govt polytechnic college,bathinda and after diploma i will do b.arch. please suggest me the college campus for b.arch in patiala or chandigarh

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