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Panjab University (PU) Distance Education

Sector 14, Chandigarh, 160014


Approved By: UGC       Type: Public

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About Panjab University


The Panjab University is a state collegiate university which is located in Chandigarh, India. The Panjab University was recognized in the year of 1882 in Lahore (now in Pakistan) making it one of the oldest and finest Universities in India. Panjab University was a part of British India. After the complete partition of India in 1947, the Panjab University was split into two that it’s one part is in India and another part is in Pakistan. In the year of 1956, the Panjab University was moved to Chandigarh, India. Currently, the university is situated in Sector 14 and sector 25 of Chandigarh city and it is spreading across an area of approx 550 acres. Panjab University has been well-known by the University Grant Commission that is (UGC). And it is also approved and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Panjab University is one of the oldest and finest universities for MBA courses purpose. The University has a reputation for providing premium placement in the region of Panjab. The University provides various numbers of programs or courses such as Science, Commerce, Arts, Biology, etc. The University started its distance education in 1971 with the object to take university-based education beyond the four walls of the University for the Better Growth of the students.

Panjab University Distance Course Offered


Post Graduate Courses:-

  • MBA (Executive)
  • M.Com
  • Masters of Arts (Economics)
  • Masters of Arts (Education)
  • Masters of Arts (English)
  • Masters of Arts (Hindi)
  • Masters of Arts (History)
  • Masters of Arts (Political Science)
  • Masters of Arts (Public Administration)
  • Masters of Arts (Panjabi)
  • Masters of Arts (Sociology)

Under Graduates Courses:-

  • B.A.
  • B.Com
  • B.Lib.
  • B.Ed.

PG Diploma Certificate Courses:-

  • PG Diploma in Computer Applications
  • PG Diploma Course in Disaster Management and Corporate Security
  • PG Diploma in Guidance and Counseling
  • PG Diploma in Health, Family Welfare and Population Education
  • PG Diploma in Human Rights and Duties
  • PG Diploma in Library Automation And Networking
  • PG Diploma in Mass Communication
  • PG Diploma in Statistics
  • Certificate Course in Vivekananda Studies (Annual System)
  • Certificate Course in Women Studies (Annual System)
  • Certificate Course in Corporate Security, Safety & Fire Protection Management

Panjab University Distance Learning Admission Eligibility Criteria


The Panjab University School of Open Learning Post Graduation Eligibility Criteria are – The students must have their Bachelor or Master Degree in any of the field in any the recognized University with the aggregate of 50% marks and also have at least 5 years of work experience is mandatory.

*SC/ST/BC/PWD (Persons with disabilities) category candidates will get concession of 5% marks in the eligibility Criteria. Panjab University School of Open Learning

Under Graduation Eligibility Criteria:- The candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination or equivalent from any registered board. 

Panjab University Distance Learning Admission Procedure


  • The student who are willing to take the admission in distance which is offered by Panjab University need to apply for the online form which is in the university official website.
  • After reading the complete instructions which is mention by the University to their students is that students have required to fill up the Application-cum-Examination form after which students will receive Login ID and Password on your registered phone/email.
  • After that Login to the admission account by the provided ID and password. Then Select the course you want to do and pay the prescribed registered fee. The fee can be paid by both online as well as offline mode.
  • And the next step includes taking a printout of the complete Admission-cum-Examination form and reaching the spot verification of Original documents/certificates in the University.
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Panjab University University Distance Courses Fees


Post Graduate Courses:-

ProgrammsTotal Fees
MBA (Executive)99,367/-
M.Com32,350/-
Masters of Arts (Economics)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (Education)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (English)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (Hindi)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (History)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (Political Science)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (Public Administration)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (Panjabi)32,350/-
Masters of Arts (Sociology)32,350/

Under Graduates Courses:-

ProgrammsTotal Fees
B.A.36,960/-
B.Com42,840/-
B.Lis17,685/-
B.Ed.63,491/-

PG Diploma Certificate Courses:

ProgrammsTotal Fees
PG Diploma in Computer Applications30,929/-
PG Diploma Course in Disaster Management and Corporate Security16,190/-
PG Diploma in Guidance and Counseling16,190/-
PG Diploma in Health, Family Welfare and Population Education16,115/-
PG Diploma in Human Rights and Duties16,115/-
PG Diploma in Library Automation And Networking16,190/-
PG Diploma in Mass Communication15,688/-
PG Diploma in Statistics15,270/-
Certificate Course in Vivekananda Studies (Annual System)5,285/-
Certificate Course in Women Studies (Annual System)8725/-
Certificate Course in Corporate Security, Safety & Fire Protection Management5,500/-

Panjab University Distance MBA Review and Ranking


The Panjab University provides the best and the finest education to their students by distance learning. The university has an Educational Media Centre (EMC) which created the Audio lessons and Video Programmes for the betterment of the students. USOL, Panjab University provides study material in Self Learning Mode, Personal Contact Programme, Video and Audio- cassette Lessons on some preferred area of courses, and many more to all the candidates at the time of admission. The study material will be given in English, Hindi and Panjabi languages for most of the courses. Panjab University has also given extraordinary personalities to the world and the nation such as, Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra awarde, Hargobind Khorana, Nobel Laureate Biotechnologist, Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister of India, Kalpana Chawla, NASA Astronaut, and many more.

Panjab University Contact Info


TELEPHONE: +91 172 2541143, 2534301

EMAIL: usol@pu.ac.in

WEBSITE: www.puchd.ac.in

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