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Department Of Correspondence Course, Punjabi University


About Punjabi University Patiala:

Punjabi University Patiala, one of the premier institutions of higher education in the north of India, was established on 30th April, 1962 under the Punjab Act No. 35 of 1961. This is the second University in the world to be named after a language, the first being Hebrew University of Israel.

The Department of Distance Education was established in 1968 and has been a pioneer institute imparting education through the distant mode and has been the second institute in the country to adopt the non-formal mode of imparting education. For the first time in the country, this Department offered regional language as the medium of instruction and examination. Presently, the Department is managing 4l multi-faculty programmes. Student’s enrolment in the Department is as high as ten to twelve thousand every year.

Punjabi University takes pride in the achievement of Five Star status awarded by the NAAC, an autonomous body of the UGC. The University has a modern well-planned campus situated on Patiala-Chandigarh road. Sprawling across 316 acres, the campus is away from the din and noise of the city markets and roads. It presents a splendid sight of a complex of beautiful buildings which include the famous Gru Gobind Singh Bhawan.


Bachelor Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • Bachelor of Education

Master Degrees

  • M.A. (Punjabi)
  • M.A. (English)
  • M.A. (Hindi)
  • M.A. (History)
  • M.A. (Economics)
  • M.A. (Political Science)
  • M.A. (Religious Studies)
  • M.A. (Sikh Studies)
  • M.A. (Women Studies)
  • M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication)
  • Master of Science (Information Technology)
  • Master of Science (Information Technology) Lateral Entry
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Library and Information Science
  • Master of Education

Post Graduate Diplomas

  • PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • PG Diploma in Computer Applications
  • PG Diploma in Forensic Science
  • PG Diploma in Insurance Business
  • PG Diploma in Translation


  • Diploma in Library Science
  • Diploma in HIV/AIDS Counselling
  • Diploma in Gurmat Sangeet
  • Diploma in Divinity (Sri Guru Granth Sahib Studies)
  • Gurmat Sangeet Praveshika
  • Punjabi Praveshika
  • Gyani

Certificate Courses

  • Certificate Course in French
  • Certificate Course in German
  • Sri Guru Granth Sahib Certificate Course
  • Certificate Course in Spoken English
  • Certificate Course in Computer Applications
  • Certificate Course in Soft Skills and Personality Development

Contact Us:
Punjabi University  Patiala
Pin Code: 147 002
Telephone: +91-175-822418/ 822416
Fax: +91-175-822881
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Comments (4)

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i want to kwn about tha to admisssion for this course
gurmeet singh , August 18, 2011
please tell me the date of M.A hindi correspondance from your university
Harmeet singh , August 23, 2011
please tell me last date of addmission in 2nd year
gurmail singh , September 05, 2011
please tell me punjabi university patiala distance dept provide the MCA third year lateral entry after OR NOT
GURINDER KAUR , September 15, 2011

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