Punjabi University



University NamePunjabi University, Patiala
Also Known AsPU Patiala
University TypeState University
Establishment year1962
LocationPatiala, Punjab
CoursesCertificate, Diploma, UG, PG, PG Diploma & PhD


Faculty of Arts And Culture

  • Department of Dance
  • Department of Gurmat Sangeet
  • Department of Gurmat Gyan Online Study Centre
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Theatre And Television
  • S. Sobha Singh Department of Fine Arts

Faculty of Business Studies

  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Tourism, Hospitality And Hotel Management
  • School of Management Studies
  • University School of Applied Management
  • University School of Buisness Studies, Guru Kashi Campus, Talwandi Sabo

Faculty of Computing Sciences

  • Department of Computer Science

Faculty of Education And Information Science

  • Centre For Advanced Media Studies
  • Department of Education And Community Service
  • Department of Journalism And Mass Communication
  • Department of Library And Information Science
  • Department of Physical Education

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Yadavindra Department of Engineering, Talwandi Sabo

Faculty of Languages

  • Department of English
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Linguistics And Punjabi Lexicography
  • Department of Persian, Urdu And Arabic
  • Department of Punjabi
  • Department of Sanskrit And Pali

Faculty of Laws

  • Department of Law, Punjabi University, Patiala
  • Punjab School of Law

Faculty of Life Sciences

  • Department of Biotechnology & Food Technology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Human Genetics
  • Department of Zoology And Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Medicine

  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences And Drug Research
  • Department of Physiotherapy
  • Department of Sports Science

Faculty of Physical Sciences

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Forensic Science
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Department of Defence And Strategic Studies
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of History and Punjab Historical Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Public Administration
  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Social Work
  • Department of Sociology And Social Anthropology
  • Women’s Studies Centre
  • School of Social Sciences

Research Centre

  • Centre For Restoration of Ecosystem of Punjab (CRESP)

Research Departments

  • Centre for Census Studies and Research
  • Baba Farid Centre for Sufi Studies
  • Centre for Diaspora Studies
  • Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies (CDEIS)
  • Department of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Studies
  • Department of Punjabi Development Language
  • Institute of Advanced Studies in Comparative Religion Dr. Balbir Singh Kendra, Dehradun
  • Punjabi Literary Studies
  • Research Centre for Technical Development of Punjabi Language, Literature and Culture
  • Prof. Harbans Singh Encylopaedia of Sikhism

UG Courses

Bachelor / Integrated Programmes after 10+2

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management
  • B.Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy (B.P.T.)
  • Hindi (For Foreign Students)
  • Urdu (For Foreign Students)
  • B. Com. (Hon’s)
  • BCA (Hon’s)
  • Integrated Programmes: MBA (FYIC Financial Markets & Applied Management)
  • M.Com. Hon’s [(FYIC-B.Com. (Hon’s)+M.Com. (Hon’s)]
  • Six Year Integrated Diploma-B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (After 10th)

Multi-Disciplinary Five Year Integrated Programmes after 10+2 (Exit after 3 Year)

  • Physical and Chemical Sciences: B.Sc.-M.Sc. (Honours School) Physics/ Chemistry
  • Biological Sciences: B.Sc.-M.Sc. (Honours School)Biotechnology/Botany / Zoology/ Human Genetics
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences: B.Sc.-M.Sc. (Honours School) Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Science (Specialisation in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science is also available)
  • Social Sciences: B.A.-M.A. (Honours School)Economics / History / Political Science / Psychology / Public Administration / Philosophy / Sociology
  • Languages: B.A.-M.A. (Honours School)Punjabi/ English /Hindi / Sanskrit /Urdu / Persian
  • Performing and Visual Arts: B.A.-M.A. (Hon’s School) Theatre and Film Studies/ Music (Vocal)/ Music (Instrumental)/ Dance /Fine Arts /Gurmat Sangeet

Engineering Courses (BTech)

  • BTech Computer Science & Engineering
  • BTech Civil Engineering
  • BTech Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • BTech Electronics & Computer Engineering
  • BTech Mechanical Engineering
  • BTech (Six Years BTech+MBA Programme) 1st Year in CSE

Lateral Entry

  • B.Tech. Lateral Entry : CSE/ Civil/ ECE/ ECM/ ME
  • B.Tech. (Six Years B.Tech+MBA Programme) Lateral Entry to 2nd year in CSE/ Civil/ ECE/ ECM/ ME

PG Courses

Post Graduate Programmes (M.A./ M.Sc. & Master Courses)

  • MA Anthropological Linguistics & Punjabi Language
  • MA Defence & Strategic Studies
  • MA Economics
  • MA Education
  • MA English
  • MA Fine Arts
  • MA Gurmat Sangeet
  • MA Hindi
  • MA History
  • MA Indian Dances
  • MA Journalism & Mass Communication
  • MA Music Vocal
  • MA Music Instrumental
  • MA Persian
  • MA Philosophy
  • MA Political Science
  • MA Public Administration
  • MA Punjabi
  • MA Punjabi (Hon’s)
  • MA Religious Studies
  • MA Sanskrit, Sikh Studies
  • MA Social Work
  • MA Sociology & Social Anthropology
  • MA Theatre & Film Production
  • MA Women Studies
  • MA Psychology
  • MA Urdu
  • MSc Statistics
  • M.Com.
  • M.Com. (Finance)
  • M.Ed.
  • M.Lib & Information Science
  • MPED
  • M.Pharmacy
  • MSc Applied Mathematics & Computing
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Physics
  • MSc (Hon’s) Bio-tech
  • MSc (Hon’s) Botany
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Environmental Science
  • Forensic Science
  • MSc Geography
  • MSc Human Genetics
  • MSc (Hon’s) Microbial & Food Technology
  • MSc Sports Science
  • MSc Zoology
  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • MCA

Engineering Courses (MTech)

  • MTech (Regular) CSE (Computer Engineering)
  • MTech Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • MTech Mechanical Engineering
  • MTech Civil Engineering (Transport Engineering)
  • MTech Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) (Regular & Part Time)
  • MTech Artificial Intelligence & Data Science

MBA Programmes

  • MBA (Two Years)
  • MBA 1+1 Degree with INSEEC France
  • MBA (International Business)
  • MBA [Hospital & Health Care Management]
  • MBA (Two Year) (School of Management Studies Department)
  • MBA (Financial Market / Applied Management)
  • MBA (Two Year) (Financial Market/ Applied Management) (Lateral Entry 7th Sem)

Lateral Entry

  • M.A. (Hon’s) School in Economics Lateral Entry in 4th Year of FYIC
  • M.Com. Hon’s FYIC- 4th Year Lateral Entry

PhD Courses

  • PhD Biotechnology
  • PhD Botany
  • PhD Business Management
  • PhD Civil Engineering
  • PhD Chemistry
  • PhD Commerce
  • PhD Computer Science & Engineering
  • PhD Computer Science
  • PhD Dance
  • PhD Defence and Strategic Studies
  • PhD Economics
  • PhD Education and Community Services
  • PhD Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • PhD English
  • PhD Environmental Sciences
  • PhD Fine Arts
  • PhD Forensic Science
  • PhD Geography
  • PhD Gurmat Sangeet
  • PhD Hindi
  • PhD History
  • PhD Human Genetics
  • PhD Journalism & Mass Communications
  • PhD Law
  • PhD Library and Information Science
  • PhD Linguistics and Punjabi Lexicography
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD Music (Vocal &Instrumental)
  • PhD Persian
  • PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • PhD Philosophy
  • PhD Physical Education
  • PhD Physics
  • PhD Physiotherapy
  • PhD Political Science
  • PhD Psychology
  • PhD Public Administration
  • PhD Punjabi
  • PhD Religious Studies
  • PhD Sanskrit
  • PhD Social Work
  • PhD Sociology and Social Anthropology
  • PhD Sports Science
  • PhD Sri Guru Granth Sahib Studies
  • PhD Statistics
  • PhD Theatre & Television
  • PhD Tourism, Hospitality & Hotel Management
  • PhD Urdu
  • PhD Zoology
  • PhD Punjabi Literary Studies

PG Diploma/ Diploma/ Certificate/ Specialized Courses & Other Courses

PG Diploma

  • PG Diploma in Yoga
  • PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism
  • PG Diploma in Women & Child Development, Counseling Psychology
  • PG Diploma in Child Development & Counseling
  • PG Diploma in Health Fitness Trainer
  • PG Diploma in Sikh Theology
  • PG Diploma in Human Rights & Duties
  • PG Diploma in Folk Music & Sufi Music
  • PG Diploma in Folk Dances of Punjab
  • PG Diploma in Translation
  • PG Diploma in Diaspora Studies
  • PG Diploma in Punjabi Literary Creative Writing
  • PG Diploma in Social Impact Assessment
  • PG Diploma in Genetic Counseling
  • PG Diploma in Forensic Science


  • Diploma in French
  • Diploma in Persian
  • Diploma in Punjabi as a Foreign/Second Language
  • Diploma in Gatka
  • Diploma in Hindi (For foreign students)
  • Diploma in Punjabi (For foreign students pursuing Ph.D)
  • Diploma in Karamkand
  • Diploma in Urdu
  • Advanced Diploma in French
  • Diploma in Persian (For Foreign Students)

Certificate Course

  • Certificate Course in Vedic Studies
  • Certificate Course in Sanskrit Poetics
  • Certificate Course in Sanskrit Linguistic Tradition
  • Certificate Course in Arabic
  • Certificate Course in French
  • Certificate Course in Pali
  • Certificate Course in Persian
  • Certificate Course in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Studies
  • Certificate Course in Urdu
  • Certificate Course in Yoga
  • Certificate Course in Bakery & Cookery
  • Certificate Course in Sanskrit
  • Certificate Course (120 Hours) in Punjabi Computing

Short Term Courses

  • Short Term Course in Urdu/Persian Learning Course

Other Programs

  • B.Lib & Information Science (1 year – after Graduation)
  • B.Lib in Punjabi Praveshka
  • Crash Course in Punjabi
  • Elementary Course in Punjabi

Law Courses

  • LL.B. (3 Years)
  • LL.B. Second Shift (3 Years)
  • B.A. LL.B. (5 Years)
  • LL.M. (2 Years Morning & One Year Morning/Second Shift)