Over the time since its inception, the University has evolved into a multi-faceted and multi-faculty educational institution for the promotion of higher education and research in Humanities, Arts, Sciences, Engineering Languages, Technology and many more. Spread over 600 acres of land, its 1500+ teachers are imparting instruction and guidance to nearly 14,000+ students in a multi-faceted, multi-pronged and multi-faculty environment comprising 70+ Teaching and Research Departments/Chairs on its Campus, 27 Regional Centre/ Neighbourhood Campuses/Constituent Colleges and 274 Colleges affiliated to it.
Area of Excellence
University has excelled in the field of Sports and Culture. It has won Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy, for a record number of times. It has won overall championship many times in All India Inter-University Punjabi Cultural Festival.
Research Capability and Focus Area
Eighteen Departments of Punjabi University, Patiala on the individual basis have been granted financial support for Projects by various sponsoring agencies like UGC, DST, CSIR, MOEF, ICSSR, ICAR, ISRO, etc. The total grants/ funds raised from outside agencies for research amounted to nearly Rs. 30 crores.
Notable Research / Publication