• About Panjab University

    The present-day Panjab university traces its origin to the Punjab University established in 1882 at Lahore (now in Punjab, Pakistan). After the partition of India in 1947, the university was split into two for Indian Punjab and Pakistani Punjab. To distinguish the two, the name of the university on the Indian side was changed from Punjab to Panjab. After 1947[5] the university had no campus of its own for nearly a decade. The administrative office was located at Solan and the teaching departments functioned from Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Delhi and Amritsar. In 1956 the university was relocated to Chandigarh, on a red sandstone campus designed by Pierre Jeanneret under the guidance of the legendary Le Corbusier. Until the re-organisation of Punjab in 1966, the university had its regional centres at Rohtak, Shimla, Jalandhar and its affiliated colleges were located in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and U.T. of Chandigarh. With the re-organisation of Punjab, the university became an Inter-State Body Corporate catering to the newly organised states of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and U.T. of Chandigarh.

Colleges in Panjab University

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Aagneya Gour

September 22, 2016

I would suggest this college to all who wants to make their career in chemical engineering. Don’t give a second thought for this college, all the facilities are upto the mark like infrastructure, environment, hostel and even the fees is optimum.

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Kinshuk Gole

September 22, 2016

It was one of the most premier Institute for studying chemical engineering in India. I did my graduation from here only and today I am enjoying my job.

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Why Panjab University

    The university has been recognised by the UGC as the "University with Potential for Excellence in Bio-Medical Sciences" with facilities for Stem Cell Research and Drug Development.The Energy Resear

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