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Panjab University

History

By virtue of its history, experience, achievements and philosophy, the university has a national character and it enjoys an international stature drawing both faculty and students from all over the country and different parts of the globe. Over the years, the reputation of PU has grown to emerge as an institution at the pinnacle in innovative teaching, research and community outreach.

Education

The academic institutes on the campus and four Regional Centres are grouped under the Faculties of Arts, Science, Languages, Law, Education and Fine Arts, Business Management and Commerce, Engineering and Technology, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Dairying, Animal Husbandry and Agriculture. Most of the departments have their own specialized libraries, and the working period runs for at least 180 days in a year.

The University School of Open Learning, a multi-disciplinary department, caters to more than 25000 distance learners and offers over 20 traditional and job oriented courses.

Research

The University is participating in various prestigious International High Energy Research Programmes at Fermilab (USA), KEK (Japan) and CERN (Switzerland). At present, the University is involved in a big way in CMS and ALICE Experiments at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Switzerland and Neutrino Programme at Fermilab, USA. The CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) project at the Large Hadron Collider is for the discovery of Higgs Boson and other new particles. Under such International Research programs, the University had earlier been involved in the Top Quark Discovery (1995) and CP-violation discovery (2001).

Career

The University is committed to attract and support the best students and faculty, who excel at teaching and research. In independent India, Panjab University with its Campus at Chandigarh and nearly two hundred colleges in Punjab state and Chandigarh U.T., has served various societal needs with distinction. The glorious traditions of the University established during the period of more than 133 years of its long service to the nation since its inception are a source of inspiration for the present generation of faculty members and students.

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Panjab University Scholarships

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Kanthari International Institute for Leadership
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Kanthari
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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3000 USD
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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Leopold Figl Foundation
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55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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5000 USD
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International Conference Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
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Coefficient
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Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
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Wiingy
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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The office of the Dean of International Students is located in the Students Centre (Ground Floor), Panjab University on the University Campus.The Dean of International Students maintains close liaison with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in regard to their Programs for the International Students. He also maintains liaison with Dean of University Instruction, as well as Principals of Affiliated Colleges in Chandigarh in regard to the welfare of International students.

Housing services

There are seventeen Residence Halls for students on the campus, 8 each for boys and 9 for girls and a Working Women Hostel.

Library services

The Library subscribes to about 600 current periodicals. Its holdings of back volumes of periodicals go back to nineteenth century. Also access to approximately 5000 online fulltext journals, is available through INDEST- Consortium and UGC- INFONET.

ICT services

The Computer Centre of the University provides Fibre Optic high speed network connectivity through Gigabit technology to all the Departments, Centres, Hostels and Administrative Block. The Computer Centre is connected through National Knowledge Network (NKN) and the National Mission of Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) networks.

Medical services

A round-the-clock emergency service, along with 24x7 ambulance, is available. The Institute has a fully equipped modern clinical laboratory, latest computerized ECG machine, a fully computerized digital 500mA mammographic compatible CR unit and an X-Ray machine. BGJ Institute of Health is manned by a general physician and specialists from different faculties.

Campus life

Panjab University is located in Sector 14 and Sector 25 of Chandigarh, spreading across an area of almost 550 acres. The layout of two campuses of the University has been conceived to meet the academic, administrative, sports/recreational, residential and other requirements of a growing University. To make it self-contained, infrastructural facilities like its own Shopping Centre, Health Centre, Bank, Post office, Swimming Pool, Gymnasium, Sports Grounds, Botanical Gardens, well maintained parks, Open Air Theatre, Guest Houses, Faculty House, Seminar Complexes, Alumni House, Community Centre and a school, have been provided.

Sports facilities

The University has playgrounds for all major sports. There is an air conditioned gymnasium hall, an international level Swimming Pool, Diving Pool, 400 m grassy Athletic Track, two cemented Basketball courts with flood lights, four Volleyball courts, one Hockey ground, two football grounds, two Kho-Kho courts, two Kabaddi courts, three Softball grounds, two Cricket grounds, one Netball ground, one korfball ground, two synthetic lawn tennis courts, 8 grassy Lawn Tennis Courts, one Cinder Lawn Tennis Court. An international standard 10 meter shooting range is also functional on PU Campus. The University has been awarded the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad trophy thirteen times for excellence in games and sports.

Panjab University has been Accredited with a CGPA of 3.35 on a four point scale at A Grade valid for a period of 7 years from 25/06/2015.

Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India

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