|Location:||sector 25, panjab university chandigarh, 160014, Chandigarh, Punjab, India|
One of the oldest Universities in India, established in 1882 at Lahore (now in Pakistan). University campus is spread over an area of 550 acres (2.2 km2) in sectors 14 and 25 of the city of Chandigarh.
University has 75 teaching and research departments and 15 Centers/Chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. University has 188 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab and having one rural Regional Centre at Kauni, and 3 Regional Centres at Muktsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur.
the university also has its own radio station : jyotirgamya 91.2 mhz
Panjab University is one of the first three highest impact factor Educational Institution of India, which aims at providing perfect ambience to budding professionals so as to enable them to carve a unique niche in their upcoming field. Clarity of concept, confidence, discipline, boldness, motivation and a desire to excel are inculcated in them as a part and parcel of the curriculum, besides grooming them to become learned professionals. For them striving for perfection as well as excellence has become as much a part of their personality as is gaining knowledge in their respective fields. For the benefit of the students, Panjab University has a Central Placement Cell.