Punjab University was brought into existence during the year 1947 in Chandigarh the capital city of Indian state Punjab. The university is accredited by NAAC and recognized by University Grants Commission. The university is one of the oldest universities in India and a member of Association of Indian Universities.
Punjab University organizes various events like Cyanide: the annual festival, Polemic: annual debate competition, Goonj: the annual cultural fest, Aavishkar: the tech-fest and many such events providing a platform for the students to showcase their extra-curricular skills.
Panjab University is ranked 801-1000 in the QS World University Rankings of 2018 and ranked 301-350 in Asia and 201-250 among BRICS nations. The university has also been ranked 601-800 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018, 121-130 in Asia and 135 among BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings in 2017.
Punjab University is located in a place surrounded by various attractions like Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Patiala Ki Rao Reserved Forest, International Dolls Museum and many such visiting places.