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PUCHD (Panjab University) - Admission 2022-23, Courses, Fee Structure

  • Chandigarh (Chandigarh)
  • State University
  • Approved by : AICTE, NAAC
  • Chandigarh (Chandigarh)
  • State University
  • Approved by : AICTE, NAAC

Aug 01, 2022 12:13PM IST

Panjab University Overview

Panjab University was established in the year 1882 on October 14. In the year 1956, the university was relocated to Chandigarh, its present location. The University offers approximately 100 courses in the diverse disciplines of arts, science, and commerce at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The beautiful Panjab University campus at Chandigarh was founded by Pierre Jeanneret and Le Corbusier.

The Panjab University, Chandigarh, abbreviated as P.U. is one of the most eminent names in India for imparting quality education and academic orientation. It is a center for education in various technical and non-technical disciplines and is a prominent name for conducting quality research work.

The university is built on a spacious 550 acres of land amidst a holistic natural environment yet equipped with all the modern amenities to cater to every requirement of its pupils. The following comprise the list of academics in the university:

FacultiesThe total approximate number of disciplines/subjects/schools of studyDegrees offered in the disciplines
Business Management and Commerce45
Design and Fine Arts35
Engineering and Technology35
Medical Sciences15
Pharmaceutical Sciences15
Multidisciplinary studies25

The Panjab University was established under the auspices of Panjab University Act VII of 1947, Government of India. Apart from the degree courses, the university also provides short certification courses, diplomas, and training-based programs to enable its pupils with the requisite amount of industrial skills along with a sound academic career.

The university has got a wonderful heritage and inspiring journey as it sits on the threshold of the Indian partition and the repercussions thereafter. Naturally, the university represents one of the very few edifices of evolution in education.

The Panjab University Chandigarh is one of the four most established and prominent universities in modern India. Dating back to the reorganization of the state of Punjab, India, the campus, in 1966 produced its regional offices and education centers at Shimla, Rohtak, Jalandhar, and different parts of Himachal Pradesh, Union Territory of Chandigarh, Punjab, and Haryana.

The Panjab University has a combined student intake capacity of at least 10, 000 per academic year. Thus, since its inception, the P.U. has made for itself one of the strongest names when it comes to an endowment, patrimony, and modern education. The section that follows describes the key features of the university for an aspiring candidate.

Panjab University NIRF Ranking

The PUCHD NIRF ranking was 33 out of the 100 top universities in India in 2020. From there it rose to 26th in 2021 and 23rd in 2022 as per NIRF.  On the world scale, the university has a global score of 679 as per the calculations of NIRF as portrayed by NEWS US indicator for the excellence of the universities. 

The PUCHD ranking in India is 7th in the state of Punjab for the best academia for both technical and non-technical studies. As per the internal quality cell of the Panjab University, Chandigarh, the university had been a top participant in at least six disciplines in the NIRF for excellence for which the university received an overall score in 2022. 

RankingYear/ Course / Organisation
33in 2018
10Atal Innovation ranking for the category of Innovation in educational achievement in 2019
23in 2021
89For Engineering in 2021
15For Law in 2020
28For Dental Sciences in 2020
2For Pharmacy in 2021
42For Business Management in India in 2020

Panjab University Highlights

The brief highlights and notification of the Panjab University, Chandigarh portrays the necessary points for the applicants to select a course of their desire and build their academic career. The key highlights are as follows:

Nature of ownershipState and Union Government affiliated, an autonomous body under the government of Punjab
Campus typeResidential
The total strength of the campusAn approximate strength of 16000 consisting of students, academic and non-academic staff
Education modeDepending on the type of subjects and disciplines the mode of education imparted is regular and distance.
University education typeCo-educational
Type of scholarshipsMerit cum Means and Scholarship Programs for disabled candidates
Official Websitehttps://puchd.ac.in/
Information Brochure for admission 2022Download Now
General notices and announcementsClick here
Details for PU-CET examClick here

Panjab University Fees Structure and List of courses

Considering a semester or an academic year, the PUCHD fee structure for any course is divided into a few sub-groups and they are; tuition fees, maintenance fees, utility fees, and other charges and funds, examination fees, and contribution. The total value of all the sub-groups taken together is to be paid in two installments for an academic year. For each academic year pertinent to a course and a discipline of study the value of the total fee shall differ for the respective academic year in the course. 

There are however separate fees for the hostel, migration, registration, and lateral admission. The fee-sub-groups remain constant for all the Panjab University courses with their durations included such as bachelor, master, doctoral and special courses. However, the value of the fee differs according to the courses which are divided into; Partly Self-financing courses, Traditional Courses, and Professional Courses.

Panjab University Courses and Eligibility Criteria

The table that is listed below shows the average fees in Rupees and the PUCHD eligibility criteria for the courses available at the university.

Course nameTotal duration in yearsThe approximate number of disciplinesAverage fees in RupeesEligibility Criteria
B.A.3 to 513016k to 1.2 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET Score 
BSc.3 to 414115k to 2.39 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BE/B.Tech3 to 5328 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE, JEE Mains Score or Sate CET
B.Com3 to 410015k to 2.39 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BCA3738 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BBA5318 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BA-LLB558 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BA- LLB (Hons.)548 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE and any  BAR council approved entrance scores
B.Pharma428 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE, JEE-mains  or NEET Scores
LLB548 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE any  BAR council approved entrance scores
B.Voc3348 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE and any AICTE approved scores
B.A. (Hons)3316k to 1.2 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BFA418 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
B.P.Ed728 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MBBS15.58 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE and NEET Score
U.G. Diploma150.5 to 18 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
B.Arch158 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BHMCT14 to 58 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BHMTT14 to 58 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
B.A B.Ed348 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
B.Com-LLB458 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BOPTM13 to 58 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
B.Lib148 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
BDS158 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE, NEET Score
BHMS15.58 L to 10 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MA23 2 to 511K to 80K10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
M.Sc.135211K to 80K10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MBA/PGDM302 to 510 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE and AICTE based entrance exam scores
P.G. Diploma251 to 1.5Up to 2 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
M.Com53211 K to 80 K10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MCA2 to 310 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MPH1210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
ME/M.Tech30210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE and GATE Scores
M.Pharma6210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE and GATE Scores
MSW1210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MD18310 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
LLM2110 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
Executive MBA/PGDM3210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE and any AICTE approved entrance tests
MHMTT1210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
M.Ed181 to 210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MP.Ed4210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MDS7310 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MS4310 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
M.Lib4110 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
MHMCT1210 L to 15 L10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE
PhD113 to 510 K to 80 K10+2: 50% and above, PU-CET SCORE, NET-Scores

Panjab University Course Specializations

Considering the undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, diploma courses, short courses and special courses, the following represents the list of specializations in the courses offered by the Panjab University.

ScienceMicrobiology, public Health, Nuclear Medicine, Bio-informatics, Life Sciences, Medical Physics, Computer Sciences, Chemistry, Physics and Electronics, Forensic, Stem Cell Biology, Environmental Studies, Geology, Biochemistry, Anthropology, Physics, Mathematics, Microbial biotechnology, Statistics, Zoology, Fashion Technology and Vocational Development, Biophysics and Botany.
ArtsHuman Rights, Police Administration, Social Work, Women’s Studies and Development, Ancient History-Culture and Archaeology, Defense Studies, Gandhian Studies, Swami Vivekananda Studies, Human Resources, Sikh Studies, History, Library and Information Science, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, public Administration, and Communication Studies 
Business Management and CommerceApplied Management, Business Studies, Hotel Tourism and Management
Design and Fine ArtsArt History, Visual Arts, Indian Theater and Music
EducationDisability Studies, Education, Extension education, Physical Education, Education Technology and Vocational Education
Engineering StudiesChemical engineering and Technology, Instrumentation Studies, Energy Studies, Architecture, CSE and Mechanical Engineering
LanguagesRussian, Sanskrit, French, Urdu, Lexicography, Panjabi, Hindi, German, Tibetan, Sahitya, Francophone, Indological and Vedic Studies
LawLegal Studies and allied courses
Medical SciencesDental Sciences and Allied Health
Multi-faculty studiesOpen Schooling and Multidisciplinary Research
PharmacyPharmaceutical Sciences

Panjab University Admission Process 2022

The applicants can check for various admission-related announcements and specifications on the official website of the Panjab University, Chandigarh. The applicants can apply for U.G., P.G., Doctoral, and various other programs at the university. The university does accept scores of different national-level entrance examinations like NEET, JEE-Mains, CETs, NET, CAT, MAT, XAT, and many more. However, except for the highest percentile score-holders, to get admission to PUCHD, an applicant must sit for the Panjab University entrance examination. The details of the examination are given below.

PUCHD events for admissionNoteworthy dates
Admission related announcement’s commencement10th March 2022
Last date to submit the application form and registration15th March 20222 to 31st March 2022
University Entrance examination applicationLast week of April to the first week of May 2022
PU-CET SCORE CET candidate admit cardThird to Fourth Week of June 2022
PU-CET SCORE-CET ResultFirst to Second Week of July 2022
Merit list and responsesMiddle of Third Week of July
CounselingLast Week of July to August 2022
Admission process  completionSeptember

Panjab University Application Process

The PUCHD application procedure and general registration to the official website of the university start in March of every academic year. To get a general insight on the PUCHD admission procedure at the university, an applicant can check the following lists on the "Admission Homepage" of the PUCHD official website - Online admissions and entrance, Admission guidelines, Admission Notices, Schedule of Counseling, Information Handbook and Migration. For PUCHD admission, the applicant must follow the steps mentioned below:

  • The applicant can develop a thorough idea of the Panjab University eligibility criteria and mark the margin for various PUCHD courses they like to apply to the university.
  • The mode of the Panjab University application is online at the link https://admissions.PUCHDchd.ac.in/.
  • An applicant needs to log in to the Panjab University official website and register themselves with the relevant details as asked and proceed with OTP as directed by the homepage of admission.
  • The applicant must fill in relevant details as asked of them and upload the scanned documents including their mark sheets and certificates as asked. These documents include Identity Proof, UID number, Birth certificate, Marksheets from the secondary level of education till the last qualification taken, Disabled certificate if any, Affidavits if any, and Migration related documents if any. The applicant must also upload their recently taken passport-sized photograph.
  • The applicants must pay the Panjab University application fee by net banking/card/ BHIM UPI and other online wallet apps permitted by the university and wait for their turn for admission.
  • Based on the registration, the applicant must pick up the relevant combination of subjects for their desired subjects to appear for the PU-CET SCORE-CET exam.
  • The PU-CET SCORE-CET exam for U.G. and P.G. levels will be based on English and will have multiple choice type questions and will be taken offline. There will be negative markings and the candidates will be considered as per merit and cut-off marks as given below:

Panjab University Cut-off

The Cut-off marks and merit list for the PU-CET SCORE-CET exam, 2022 for admission to PU-CET SCORE is usually released around the third week of September each year. The cut-off marks for the different courses are calculated as 15% of the marks scored by the un-reserved category and 10% for the reserved category. The percentile of each stream will be evaluated and added with the scores of the previous qualifications to the PU-CET Score the rank of an applicant as per the merit list. A weightage of 25 % marks is the PU-CET Score on the higher secondary marks and 75 % for the graduation to post-graduation marks as applicable. The PUCHD releases the list of qualified and non-qualified candidates separately based on the aforesaid PUCHD cut-off marks on its official website.

PUCHD Cut off 2021

The PUCHD cut-off marks percentage for 2021 was released on 8th September 2021 on the official website of the institute for both the U.G. and P.G. courses. The table presented below contains the list of cut-off marks as a percentile of the PU-CET SCORE-CET exam, 2021.

StreamsNumber of SubjectsApproximate cut-off marks in percentage for U.G.Approximate cut-off marks in percentage for P.G.Cut-off marks in percentage for other courses on an approximate basis
Arts2045 and above60 and above60 and above
Business Management545 and above60 and above60 and above
Design and Fine Arts545 and above60 and above60 and above
Education545 and above60 and above60 and above
Engineering and Technology345 and above60 and above60 and above
Languages1545 and above60 and above60 and above
Law345 and above60 and above60 and above
Medical Sciences245 and above60 and above60 and above
Multi-Faculty departments345 and above60 and above60 and above
Pharmaceutical studies245 and above60 and above60 and above
Science2445 and above60 and above60 and above

Panjab University, Chandigarh Placements

The Panjab University, Chandigarh never fails to inspire. Naturally, for the benefit of its PU-CET Scorepils, the university has got its Central Placement Cell that looks after the successful job placements of its candidate from training to the offer-letter stage. The cell contains distinguished academicians of the university, faculty, and alumni members that cater to PUCHD placement networking. The centralized placement event at the Panjab University, Chandigarh is named AVSAR.

The Central Placement Cell looks after the training of its candidates through written tests, group discussion, H.R. rounds, soft skills, and personality development that form a key feature in the PUCHD placement program. Apart from that, the cell organizes webinars, seminars, presentations, and short training to enhance one's diction to crack the interview rounds of the companies.

Apart from those aforesaid, the Central Placement Cell also takes the task of inviting PU-CET Scored companies to the university in the form of placement drives and face-to-face induction. The various sectors that participate in the campus-CET Scores-drives include; I.T., Biotechnology, CSE, ECE, ME, H.R., Food and FMCG, Seed Companies, Finance Sectors, and Insurance Sectors. The PU-CET Scored companies on both international and national levels usually send their requirements to the placement division officer of the Central Placement Cell or vice-versa and the entire process of training for placement until the completion of placement begins from April of each calendar year.

Again, the university also posts its job requirements and vacancies on its official website, where everyone is eligible to apply as well.

PUCHD Placement Statistics, 2021

ParametersApproximate Number
Total number of recruiters invited to the placement drive124
Total number of offers made315
Total number of students that received placement303
Highest Annual Average Package in Rupees18 Lakhs
Average Annual Average Package Rupees9 Lakhs

PUCHD Top recruiters

The following are some of the top recruiters of PUCHD out of the many:

AmazonSIEMENSDaburJP Morgan
CoventIndian OilDeutsche BankNestle
ZomatoInfosysTATASun Pharmaceuticals
Bajaj FinanceTech-MahindraMG MotorsICICI Bank

Panjab University Scholarships

The basic target of any university is to impart higher education to its pupils that will enhance their skills to be able to participate in the market and emerge victoriously. On that note, the Panjab University Chandigarh never shies away from providing all sorts of financial assistance to its pupils. This assistantship can be in the form of scholarships, student loans, fellowships and waiver schemes if any. As far as scholarships are considered, the university has an array of scholarships. The students who are already a part of any financial assistance program other than that offered by the university are also eligible for getting admission to the university, all based on merit.  The following is the list of scholarships that a pupil can avail of from the Panjab University, Chandigarh:

  1. Scholarships for pupils with disabilities – The National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation of India provides a scholarship for students with disabilities. These scholarships are available for undergraduate and postgraduate technical or professional courses.  These scholarships begin with the academic year.
  2. Mrs. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship – Candidates in the field of History, Economics, and Political Science between 30 to 40 years can apply for this scholarship as per the government of India. The applicants should have an academic record of 60 % and above. The conditions are also bound by experience-based preferences as the scholarship holders shall receive an analogous position as a JRF of Oxford University.
  3. National E-scholarships from the government of India – Any candidate of the university can log in to the National E-Scholarship portal of the government of India and apply for various schemes under various schemes of the following:

M/O Minority Affairs, WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs, D/O Empowerment of persons with disabilities, M/O social justice and empowerment, M/O Labor and Employment, Department of Higher Education, M/O Tribal affairs, M/O Cultural Affairs, D/O Financial affairs, Kendriya Sainik Board, DST, Ministry of Railways and Indian statistical Institute.

Apart from all the above-mentioned list of Panjab University scholarships and financial assistance programs, the following also comprise the other different scholarship programs for the students of the university:

Student’s ScholarshipSpecial incentives cum sports scholarshipScholarships assistance as per the government of Punjab/Haryana/Himachal Pradesh and Union Territories
Tuition fee waiver based on povertyBrother/Sister based concessionSC-ST student’s scholarship as per the government of Punjab/Haryana/Himachal Pradesh and Union Territories
Waiver or concession for blind students1984 terrorists and violence in Panjab- ScholarshipMartyrs/Disabled student scholarships for Kargil War Victims
University Employee / Employee wards’ scholarships25 % course-fee waiver to university employee wards for self-financing coursesWaivers and concessions for economically weaker section
Concession and waiver to candidates who do not have both their parents or have recently lost themStudent’s Aid and FundMeans cum means based student grants
Trust scholarships and Special EndowmentCentrally sponsored scholarshipsCentrally managed schemes and scholarships
Direct benefit transfer based fellowships and ScholarshipsDST-InspireUGC –fellowships programs
University merit cum means scholarshipsPost-matriculation based scholarships for OBC candidatesImprovement of education-based scholarships for SC-ST sections
Special grant for girl studentsPost-matriculation scholarship programs from the government of IndiaLoan Subsidy scheme based on merit
Industrial fellowship programmeFellowship program for international studentsDepartmental awards based scholarships

Panjab University Campus, Facilities, and Infrastructure

The PUCHD is one of the pioneer institutions in India that has seen the turns of time from undivided India to its present. Naturally, along with preserving the amazing heritage of the subcontinent, the university has also witnessed some noteworthy evolution in terms of academic excellence and campus. On that note, some of the most important facilities, features, and amenities that make up the infrastructure of the university sound and promising are as follows:

  • PUCHD campus-  The 550-acre PUCHD campus scores contain everything that a modern university requires. It has administrative blocks, academic buildings, laboratories, offices, a health center, sports complex and playground, workshops, ATM facility, workshops, auditorium, and halls. The university has a North Gate that also awaits the initiation of a “Technology Park”.
  • Hostel – The residential campus Scores has got a separate arrangement for boys’ and girls’ accommodation inside the campus Scores. There are a total of seventeen hostels and messes out of which eight are for boys and 9 are for girls. The mess facility is mainly for the staff. Apart from the aforesaid, the campus also has got guest-houses. All these aforesaid, to house an approximate of 8000 people. The accommodation facilities are provided with laundry, furniture, playing facilities, electricity, water, hygiene, sanitation, bathrooms, dining facilities, and internet.
  • Library – The library consists of a five-story building. It is capable of accommodating approximately 600 readers. There is an integration of wi-fi-enabled computerized systems to give online access to wonderful journals and books. There are two types of libraries, the PU Library or offline library housing around 1 lakh collection of reading materials and a UIAMS Libray consisting of a massive database of online reading materials and proper identification technology.
  • Sports facility – Apart from the spacious playground, the university has got an air-conditioned gymnasium to aid the holistic and fitness development of its student staff. The university has sufficient arrangements to hold an international standard badminton court, table tennis court, kho-kho court, basketball court, volleyball court, hockey court, kabaddi courts, table tennis court, and an arena for judo, wrestling, and weight-lifting and a swimming pool. There are arrangements for indoor games and athletic lanes, cricket ground, netball ground, shooting range, and softball grounds. Besides, there is also sufficient arrangement for housing a physiotherapy cum fitness center overall health improvement about sports' activities.
  • Hospital facility – There is ample facility for medical aids and general health on the university campus for the students, staff, their dependents, and guests in the form of a 24x7 health center. This health center contains radiology equipment, rescue equipment, computer- CET Scoreterized diagnosis system laboratories, and medicines.
  • Laboratories – The spacious digitized and wi-fi-enabled laboratories are equipped with high-end instrumentation facilities. These sophisticated instrumentation systems in the laboratories give an industrial touch-up cum small-hand exposure to enable the students and scholars to conduct valuable research work.
  • Equal opportunity Cell – To favor the PwD category, there is an Equal Opportunity Cell in the university that looks after the health, education, and placement of meritorious candidates. Not only that, the cell also promotes activities on the importance of equal opportunities for all in terms of education and job placements.
  • Transportation – The location of the university is in Sector 14 and Sector 25 of Chandigarh. There is sufficient transportation facility in and out of the university campus. The
  • Eatery – The university has got a centralized dining hall and a cafeteria. Apart from that, there are facilities for dining inside the hostel rooms. Naturally, the hostel contains a massive modernized and hygienic kitchen.
  • Classrooms – The classrooms at the university are spacious and enabled with audio-visual aids, wi-fi connection, ergonomically arranged furniture, air-conditioning, and a sound system. The pupils are also provided with laptops for better education implementation.
  • Miscellaneous amenities – The miscellaneous facilities in the university consist of a moot court, convenience stores, UIAMS computer labs, radio station, and shuttle service.

Panjab University Awards and Recognitions

The Panjab University, Chandigarh has got various accolades and honorariums by its name. The following are some of the lists of its achievements.

  • The University has got its due recognition from UGC, India, and has an overall ranking of 34th In the Country and 2138 in the world.
  • The University has got its due accolade from the UGC as a “ University with Potential Excellence in Biomedical Sciences" for its contribution to stem-cell research and drug development, 2012.
  • The University has been conferred the title of a “ Centre of Excellence" for its contribution to research in nano-particles by the UGC, 2012.
  • The University has also been conferred with the title of a "Centre of Excellence" for "Cultural fixation on Honour: A gender Audit of Panjab and Haryana”, 2012.
  • As per #USNEWS, the university has also got a global disposition of 679 among the best global universities.

Panjab University, Chandigarh Awards

  • The university is accredited with a score of 3.35 CGPA as per the four-point scale of 2022.
  • The University has won a MAKA trophy for overall educational services in the consecutive terms of 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2019-21.
  • The University has received a MAKA trophy in terms of Inter-University events and tournaments for the three consecutive terms of 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2019-21.
  • As per the International Ranking Agency, the university did get a ranking of 4 amongst the Indian Institutes and Universities.
  • The Panjab University, Chandigarh also received a ranking of 4 as per the WUR for imparting quality education to its candidates as per Times Higher Education Report by WUR in 2019.
  • As per the ARIIA ranking in 2021, the university obtained a position of 1 for the category of government-affiliated technical cum non-technical education of UGC.
  • As per the Q.S. World University rankings for ASIA, the P.U. has got a ranking of 145 in the year 2021.
  • The University was awarded the National Award for its outstanding contribution to environmental studies in 2022.
  • The University was awarded the National Award in 2022 for the category of teaching science through innovation and traditional methods.
  • The faculty from PUCHD had been honored with the propositions of Faculty Research Awards, 2018 as per the “Times Of India”.
  • The PUCHD faculty did receive the top-ten SCOPU-CET SCORES ranking for outstanding contribution to research work in the year 2015-2018 consecutively.
  • The PUCHD had been an active participant in the National Sports awards for the consecutive terms of 2019 and 2020.
  • The PUCHD has got a place amongst the top 1000 universities as per the “Times Higher Education Emerging economies Rankings”, 2020.
  • The PUCHD has been declared as one of the top 75 universities in India by Outlook, 2020.
  • The PUCHD has received the QS BRICS ranking of “being amongst the top 300 universities” in 2019.

PUCHD Recognitions

  • The PUCHD is recognized by the UGC, Government of India for imparting quality education in the field of technical courses, non-technical courses, and distance education.
  • The university has got its due recognition from NCTE for B.Ed courses with the serial number PB-355.
  • The University has got a NAAC grading of A+ awarded in 2015.
  • The university has got its due accreditation by the AICTE in the year 2015-2016 and has re-entered its approval in 2021-22.
  • The law courses under the university are duly recognized by the Bar Council Board of Punjab and Haryana.
  • The PUCHD has also been included as a part of the IVY League dated 2018.
  • The following centers of the University have been awarded as the center of Excellence by the UGC for joint research in nano-science, biomedical science, and general research in 2012 in combination and joint contribution:
Center for Industry Institute Partnership ProgrammeCenter for Skill-Development and EntrepreneurshipCluster innovation center for Biotechnology
DST CenterCentral Animal HouseResearch Center for the Dean
Center for Policy ResearchEnergy CenterCenter for contributing to interdisciplinary studies

Panjab University Accreditations & Collaborations

The university has backed many awards, and recognitions and has a good ranking, this makes them one of the top universities to have collaborations with great organisations and colleges. The table given below provides the information about Panjab University Accreditations & Collaborations details.

Panjab University, Chandigarh Accreditations & Collaborations

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
  • The PUCHD has signed an MoU with the University of Nottingham in the year 2001 to facilitate foreign collaboration in educational Excellence.
  • The university has also signed an MoU with the "National Science and Technology" Department of Thailand in 2001 for facilitating Innovation Studies.
  • The PUCHD has an MoU with the University of Western Sydney for conducting research work from the year 2001.
  • The PUCHD has got MoU with ICRISAT, Hyderabad for strengthening its research activity since 2001.
  • The PUCHD has got several MoUs for mega research projects from the year 2001 valid till the present such as; ICARDA, Morocco, CSIO, Chandigarh, INMAS, New-Delhi, DST-PU-CET SCORES and Inter-University Consortium.
  • To facilitate agricultural research and inter-disciplinary studies the PUCHD has collaborations with IIT-Roorkee, Central University Hyderabad, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India, and GB Pant University from 2021 present.
  • The PUCHD has completed its most recent delegation and MoU from the University of Sydney in the year 2021 for pursuing research in the field of interdisciplinary research.
  • The PUCHD has also signed its MoU with the NAAC in the year 2021 to develop a syndicate for approval of several pacts between organizations and universities both at the national and the international level.
  • The PUCHD has signed its MoU with ICAR, in 2019 to elevate its studies and research on the interdisciplinary level.
  • The following is the list of different recently made MoUs:
  • PUCHD and Nitter(2020)
  • Synergy University Moscow, Russia and PUCHD (2020)
  • PUCHD & USERN (2019)
  • PUCHD & CIIL, Mysore (2019)
  • PUCHD, London School of Management Education and CRIKC(2019)
  • PUCHD and University of Wolverhampton U.K. (2019)
  • PUCHD and Western Sydney University, Australia(2019)
  • PUCHD and ICMR Centre for Innovation and Bio Design PGIMER Chd(2019)
  • Biotechnology, PUCHD, Chd and ALGen Therapeutics Pvt. Ltd. Faridabad (2019)
  • PUCHD, MoEFCC, & CPCC(2019)
  • PUCHD and Chandigarh Police (2019)
  • PUCHD and Panjab Remote Sensing Center (2019)
  • PUCHD and Govt of Assam (2019)
  • PUCHD & India council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi(2019)
  • PUCHD & Esteem Inc Baddi (2019)
  • PUCHD & The Institute of Vedlc and Astrological Sciences, Panjab (2019)
  • PUCHD and Nottingham Trent University (2019)
  • PUCHD and Panjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board Chandigarh (2018)
  • PUCHD and Nottingham Trent University (2018)
  • PUCHD and VAV Life Sciences PVT Ltd, Mumbai (2018)
  • PUCHD and Homi Bhabha National Institute (2018)
  • PUCHD and PHDCCI (2018)
  • PUCHD and National Tech. & Engg. Solutions, Sandia, LLC (2018)
  • PUCHD, CRIKC, SAIF/CIL and IC-IMPACTS Canada (2017)
  • SCL and SEWA, Bharat (2017)
  • PUCHD and Pepperdine University (2017)
  • PUCHD and University of Fraser Valley, Canada (2017)
  • PUCHD and Memorial University of Newfoundland (2017)
  • PUCHD and Osaka University (2017)
  • PUCHD and Florida Polytechnic University, USA (2017)
  • PUCHD and Allameh University Iran (2017)
  • PUCHD and Indian Academy of Sciences (2017)
  • PUCHD, UIET, and M/s Boolean Ventura Pvt Ltd, New Delhi (2017)
  • PUCHD, UIET, and Esteem Industries (2017)
  • SCL and PUCHD, UIET (2017)
  • DST and SAIF PUCHD (2017)
  • PUCHD, UIET, and Esteem Industries Baddi (2017)
  • PUCHD and Sarbat Da Bhala Charitable Trust (2016)
  • PUCHD and Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences(2016)
  • PUCHD, Chd and Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P.) (2016)
  • PUCHD & University of Western Sydney (2016)
  • MOU ICSI New Delhi (2016)
  • PUCHD and Antioch University Seattle (USA) 2016
  • PUCHD and University of Hull UK (2016)
  • PUCHD and Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory Chandigarh (2016)
  • PUCHD and Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University Thailand (2016)
  • PUCHD and Julius Maximilian University of Wurzburg (2016)
  • PUCHD and Future Hitech Batteries Ltd Mohali Panjab (2016)
  • PUCHD and CSKHPKV Palam PUCH Dr (2016)
  • PUCHD and INFLIBNET for Shodhganga (2016)
  • PUCHD and Deakin University Australia (2016)
  • PUCHD and SSS-NIBE, New Delhi (2016)
  • PUCHD and Cosmic Ray Laboratory (CRL), TIFR, Ooty (2016)
  • PUCHD and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (2016)
  • PUCHD and International Skill Development Corporation (2016)
  • PUCHD and Saitama University, Japan (2016)
  • PUCHD and Julius-Maximilians-University of Wurzburg (2016)
  • PUCHD and Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd (2016)
  • PUCHD and Birmingham University (2015)
  • PUCHD and Nottingham Trent University (2015)
  • Fayetteville State University, USA (2015)
  • the University of Nottingham and PUCHD (2015)
  • Nanoscience & Nanotechnology & INST, Mohali (2015)
  • PUCHD and National Institute of IST, Japan (2015)
  • PUCHD & CSIR,New Delhi(2014)
  • PUCHD & National Research Development(2014)
  • PUCHD & University of Western Sydney (2014)
  • PUCHD & Defense Studies and IDSA (2014)
  • UIET(PUCHD)& Center for Development of Advance ComPU-CET Scoring (2013)
  • PUCHD & Sardar Sawaran Singh Institute of Renewable Energy (2012)
  • PUCHD & University of Fraser Valley, Canada(2012)
  • UIET (PUCHD) & PGI of Medical Education and Research, Chd (2012)
  • PUCHD & National Agri-Food Biotechnology (2011)
  • PUCHD Regional Center, HoshiarPUCHDr & Infosys Technologies Ltd(2011)
  • PUCHD & Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd, Dehradun(2009)
  • Forensic Science, GOI and Panjab University(2009)
  • PUCHD and Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (2009)
  • PUCHD & Directorate of Forensic Science, New Delhi(2009)
  • PUCHD & Dr, Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management Catering and Nutrition, Chd (2009)
  • PUCHD & Fancy Barristers professional Corporation, Canada & New York Law School (2009)
  • PUCHD & Pokhara University, Nepal(2009)
  • PUCHD and Korea Institute of Energy Research(2009)
  • PUCHD & PGI of Medical Education and Research(2008)
  • CIIPP(PUCHD) & Chandigarh Management Association(2005)
  • PUCHD & Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana(2005)
  • PUCHD & Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh (2005)
  • PUCHD & Indian Institute of Petroleum Dehradun(2005)
  • PUCHD & Institute of Microbial Technology, Chd(2005)
  • PUCHD & Université Paris Dauphine, France(2005)
  • PUCHD and University College of Fraser Valley(2004)
  • PUCHD Simon Fraser University(2004)
  • PUCHD and Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur(2003)
  • PUCHD and Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee(2003)
  • PUCHD & Indian Pharmaceutical Congress(2002)
  • PUCHD & Semiconductor Complex Ltd (2002)
  • PUCHD & CSIO, Chd (2001)
  • PUCHD & CSIO,Chd (2001)
  • PUCHD & institute of Microbial Technology(2001)
  • PUCHD & Nuclear Science Center, New Delhi(2001)
  • PUCHD & PGI Medical Education and Research(2001)
  • PUCHD & Institute of Microbial Technology, Chd(2000)
  • PUCHD & University of Hiroshima, Japan(2000)
  • CIIPP(PUCHD) & Chandigarh Management Association (2000)
  • PUCHD & Institute of Microbial Technology, Chd(2000)
  • UBS (PUCHD) & the University of Manitoba, Canada (1999)
  • PUCHD and The Foundation Le Corbusier Paris France
  • PUCHD and NIPER Mohali Punjab
Agreement of collaboration
  • The PUCHD has signed an agreement of collaboration with the Cambridge University in the year 2018 for the research area, “transforming India with the help of green revolution”.
  • The PUCHD is already attributed to the BIO-Nest Programme of DBT-Birac as an incubator-trainer.
  • The University has an agreement to cooperate as a bio-incubator cluster under the CIC-B scheme of 2017.
  • The PUCHD has got the agreement of collaboration with G.E. healthcare for industry-academic partnership from 2017.
  • The PUCHD has a Centre for Industry Partnership that was set up in 1966 to facilitate industrial partnerships, internships and placements with various departments of the institute today.

Panjab University, Chandigarh Contacts and Communication details

For all PU-CET Scorerposes, the following are the list of contacts an applicant can refer to in case of any queries and problems and they are;

Contact pointContact numberEmailFax-Number
Registrar911722534867, 911722534868regr@PUCHD.ac.inN.A.
Controller of Examination

91 172 253 4813

91 172 253 4811

DePU-CET Scorety Registrar (Secrecy)91 172 253 4877



DePU-CET Scorety Registrar (Colleges)91 172 253 4805



DePU-CET Scorety Registrar (Examination)91 172 253 4811drexams@PUCHD.ac.inNA
DePU-CET Scorety Registrar (General)91 172 253 4857



Assistant Registrar (R & S)91 172 253 4869arrs@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Assistant Registrar (Conduct)91 172 253 4809arconduct@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Assistant Registrar (Certificate91 172 253 4811arcert@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Dean of University Instruction91 172 253 4292dui@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Dean Research91 172 253 4291deanresearch@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Dean Science Faculty91 172 253 4290deanscience@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Dean Student Welfare91 172 253 4535dsw@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Dean International Students91 172 253 4464dis@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Dean Alumni Relations91 172 253 4565darPUCHD@PUCHD.ac.inNA
Dean College Development Council91 172 253 4568-70dcdc@PU-CET Score.ac.inNA

91 172 253 4299

91 172 253 4297

91 172 253 4293

vc@PUCHD.ac.in91 172 254 1022
Secretary to vice-chancellor91 172 253 4298, 254 101591 172 254 1022 
Officer on Special duty91 172 253 4297NA91 172 253 4297
Director, PU-CET Scoreblic Relations91 172 253 4865dpr@PUCHD.ac.in91 172 254 1022
Admission Cell1800 180 2065regrPUCHD.ac.inNA
Placement cell1800 180 2065vcPUCHD.ac.inNA

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Panjab University Top Courses & Fees

BSc18 CoursesAnnual Fee12,485 - 24,970
BA9 CoursesAnnual Fee10,505
B.E.9 CoursesAnnual Fee94,500
B.Ed3 CoursesAnnual Fee11,305 - 37,000
B.Com+LLB2 CoursesAnnual Fee84,400
BA+LLB2 CoursesAnnual Fee84,400
B.Pharm2 CoursesAnnual Fee12,097 - 15,665
BDS1 CoursesAnnual Fee1,37,400
B.Com1 CoursesAnnual Fee9,975
BA+MA1 CoursesAnnual Fee17,100
B.Tech+MBA1 CoursesAnnual Fee99,400
B.Lib1 CoursesAnnual Fee15,935
LLB1 CoursesAnnual Fee45,800
BA+B.Ed1 CoursesAnnual Fee37,500
BHMCT1 CoursesAnnual Fee4
MSc17 CoursesAnnual Fee10,755 - 46,440
MA11 CoursesAnnual Fee9,825
M.E.11 CoursesAnnual Fee27,000
MBA11 CoursesAnnual Fee18,725 - 1,12,100
M.Pharm7 CoursesAnnual Fee23,207 - 2,69,557
MDS6 CoursesAnnual Fee5,00,200
M.Tech5 CoursesAnnual Fee30,000
M.Phil3 CoursesAnnual FeeN/A
M.Ed2 CoursesAnnual Fee12,405 - 39,400
M.Com2 CoursesAnnual Fee9,595 - 47,795
MSW1 CoursesAnnual Fee9,825
MCA1 CoursesAnnual Fee32,525
MPH1 CoursesAnnual Fee10,755
M.Lib1 CoursesAnnual Fee9,825
LLM1 CoursesAnnual Fee45,800
Diploma2 CoursesAnnual Fee40,000
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Related Questions

From which Board do I have to complete my +2 studies to be eligible for BA admission at Panjab University?
-Abhik -Updated on May-27-20222 Answers

Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, you can apply for BA admission at Panjab University if you have completed your 10+2 studies from any recognized Board/University/Council. If you wish to apply for BA English admission at Panjab University, then you must have studied English as one of the main subjects at the qualifying examination level.

I have cleared NEET so can I take admission in bds in Panjab University Chandigarh?
-Rahul -Updated on Oct-26-20201 Answers

Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, you are eligible for BDS admission in Panjab University. In order to get admission, you need to fill the university application form or for easy application, please fill out our Common Application Form (CAF). Our admission experts will then guide you throughout the application process to ensure your admission. 

To know more information about BDS admission, we advised you to contact the college itself:-

For Admission Enquiry:-

Contact No.- 1800-180-2065, 2534818, 2534866

Email-Id: coe@pu.ac.in, vc@pu.ac.in, regr@pu.ac.in

If need any admission-related information and assistance, please fill our CAF Form and avail expert assistance. You can also try our toll-free number- 1800-572-9877 to get FREE counselling.

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FAQs about Panjab University

What is the NIRF ranking for PU , Chandigarh ?

The NIRF Ranking for PU , Chandigarh are as follows :
In 2018 for Medical : 17 .
In 2018 for Pharmacy : 3 .
In 2018 for Engineering : 59 .

Is PU , Chandigarh a government college?

PU , Chandigarh is State University college.

When was the college , PU , Chandigarh established ?

PU , Chandigarh was established in the year 1882.
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