Panjab University, incepted in 1882, is located at Chandigarh
With 55 teaching and research departments on the main campus, this university has 122 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab and Chandigarh, a Regional Centre at Muktsar, a Regional Centre and an extension library at Ludhiana and Vishweshavaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies at Hoshiarpur.
The main campus at Chandigarh is spread over in sectors 14 and 25. The sector 14 has the main academic and administrative building, a health center, a sports complex, hostels and residential area. The university engages in research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. Besides, special lectures, symposia, workshops, seminars and conferences are organized by different departments at local, regional, national and international levels. Educational tours and counseling and career development are some of the interesting features.