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Sunday, June 15, 2008

Admission Notice 2008-2009 of Panjab University


Admission Notice ( Academic Session 2008-2009)

Applications are invited for admission to the following courses in the Teaching Departments/Regional Centres of the University for the session 2008-2009. Number of seats is given in brackets for each course.

Details governing all aspects of admission to various courses, reservation of seats for SC /ST / Physically Handicapped / Sports and other categories are provided in the P.U. Calendar & Handbook of Information and Rules for Admission. All candidates must submit their application forms for admission in the concerned department(s)/Regional Centres by the specified dates irrespective of the date of declaration of results of the qualifying examination or/ and entrance test (O-CET).

i) B.E.: Chemical (75+11*), Food Technology (25), Biotechnology, Electronics & Communication Engg., Information Technology, Computer Science & Engg., Mechanical Engg., Electrical & Electronics Engg.

B.E.(Chemical) with M.B.A. Five Year Integrated Course (30+5*). Swami Sarvanand Giri, P.U. Regional Centre (Hoshiarpur): B.E.: Computer Science & Engg. (60), Electronics & Communication Engg. (60), Electrical & Electronics Engg. (65), Mechanical Engg. (60).

The admissions to B.E. will be made on the basis of AIEEE conducted by CBSE, New Delhi. For brochure, admission form and other details, office of the U.I.E.T., Panjab University, Chandigarh be contacted. There are Entrance tests for Admission to courses at Sr. Nos. (ii) to (x) conducted by the University in May and June, 2008).

ii) B.Pharm.: (40+6*)

iii) M.C.A.: Dept. of Computer Science& Applications, (30+5*+2#)(M)&(40+6*+2#) (Evening), Regional Centre, Muktsar: (18+3*+2#), Swami Sarvanand Giri, P.U.R.C., Hoshiarpur (60+9*+2#)

Note: Candidates desirous of seeking admission to MCA should apply to the Chairperson, Joint Admission Committee, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS), Panjab University, Chandigarh.

iv) M.Tech : Instrumentation (10+3 SC/ST+2*), Microelectronics (10+3 SC/ST+2*), Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (10+3 SC/ST+2*).

v) LL.B. (180) (Morning) + (180) (Evening), LL.M. (25), Swami Sarvanand Giri, P.U. Regional Centre (Hoshiarpur ): LL.B. (80), P.U. Regional Centre, Ludhiana: LL.B. (63+9*), PURC, Muktsar LL.B. (50+8*) .

Note: The candidate seeking admission for LL.B. 3-years degree Course at the P.U. Regional Centre, Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana & Muktsar should apply to the Director of the Centre on application form.

vi) M.B.A.(Executive) (35), M.Com. (E-commerce) (25), M.A. English (125+19*+6@), M.Ed (General) (25+4*), M.Ed. (Guidance & Counselling) (25), M.Ed. (Educational Technology) (25), M.Ed. (through Correspondence Studies, for in-service teachers) (150) only. Specimen of Employment Certificate is available in the HBI-2008, Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (45+7*).

vii) Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed) (30+5*), Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)(30+5*).

viii) M.Sc. (2-year course) : Human Genomics (15), Environment Science (20+3*), Nuclear Medicine (13+2*).

ix) M.Sc. (Hons. School) : The students who have passed B.Sc. (Hons.School) from P.U. are eligible for admission to M.Sc. (Hons.School) in the corresponding subject without taking Entrance Test. Available/additional seats for eligible students for admission to M.Sc. (Hons.School) Ist year in the following subjects, will be on the basis of entrance test:

Biochemistry (4+4*), Biotechnology (5+1*), Botany (25+4*), Chemistry (13+2*), Computer Science & Applications (10+2*), Mathematics (35+5*), Microbiology (4*), Physics (40+6*), Physics & Electronics (20), and Zoology (12+2*)

B.Sc.(H.S.) Physics & Electronics (20) and M.Sc.(H.S.)Physics& Electronics (20). The candidates appearing in CET and OCET respectively, will be eligible for admission.

x) M.E. (Electronics and Communication Engg.) (18+2*), M.E. (Information Technology) (18+2*), M.E. (Computer Science) (18+2*).

The following Courses at Sr. Nos. xi) to xv) will have an Aptitude/ Admission Test conducted by the department concerned :

xi) M.E. (Chemical) (18), M.Tech: Polymer (13 Full time + 5 Part time), M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry) (15)

xii) Master’s Courses : Gandhian and Peace Studies (25), History of Art (25), Indian Theatre (20), Music (15 Instrumental + 15 Vocal), Sanskrit (60), Remote Sensing & G.I.S. (10+2*) and Disaster Management (22+3*)(in the Deptt. of Geography).

xiii) University Institue of Fashion Tech. & Vocational Development: Five years Integrated B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Fashion & Lifestyle Tech. (40+6*).

xiv) Diploma Courses: Heritage Tourism (AIHCA) (30), Dental Chair Side Assistants (25)

xv) Postgraduate Diploma Courses in Mass Communication Deptt.: Advt. and Public Relations (15), Hindi Journalism (15), Punjabi Journalism (15).

There will be no Aptitude/Admission Test in the following courses:

xvi) M.Pharm. (2 years Course): Pharmaceutics (6A+1B) Pharmaceutical Chemistry ( 6A+1B) Pharmacognosy (2A+1B), Pharmacology (2A+1B) +3 NRI (Choice of the subject will be decided at time of the interview).
A Panjab University Candidates
B Candidates From Other than Panjab University.

M.Pharm. in Drug Discovery and Drug Dev. (10), M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance (10)

xvii)B.A. (Hons. School)
followed by M.A. (Hons. School) in Economics ( Five years Integrated Course) (25+4*)

xviii) M.Lib.&Information Science(Twoyear Integrated Course)(35+5*)

xix) Centre for Emerging Areas in Sc. and Tech.:
M.Sc. ( 2 Year Course): Medical Physics (10+2*), System Biology and Bioinformatics (13+2*), Masters Course in Public Health (15+2*+5 in- Service/nominated).

xx) M.Sc. (Hons. School): Anthropology (20+3*), Biophysics (7+2*), Geology (25+4*), Stem-cell & Tissue Engg. (UIET) (15).

xxi) Master’s Courses : Microbial Biotechnology (20), Statistics (30+5*), Solid Waste Management (20+3*), Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology (40), Defence and National Security Studies (30 + 5 Serving Defence Personnel), Education (25), Economics (115+17*), French (15), Geography (45+7*), Hindi (60), History (50), Panjabi (60), Philosophy (35), Political Science (60), Psychology (60+9*), Public Administration (57+9*), Sociology (60+9*), Urdu (30), Women’s Studies (15+2*), Community Education & Development (Adult & Cont. Education) (25).

xxii) Centre for Emerging Areas in Social Sciences(Aruna Ranjit Chandra Hall):
M.A.: Police Administration (30+6*+10 nominated), Social Work (26+4*) and Human Rights & Duties (26+4*).

xxiii) Short Term Courses: Executive Cert. Course in Disaster Mgt. & Security (CDNSS) (20), Instrumental Analysis (Chemistry) (30), English Proficiency Course (English) (30), Zoology: Training Programme in Cytogenetical Immunological and Molecular Biology Techniques (10), Fish Pond Water Mgt. (20), Bee Keeping Industry Potential For Self Employment (20), Medical Parasitology (10), Diploma in Landscape Gardening, Mushroom and Spirulina Cultivation (Botany) (35).

xxiv) Certificate Courses: Art Appreciation (Fine Arts) (30), Chinese (50), French (250+38*), Functional Punjabi (27+4*), German (120), Persian (25), Russian (100), Tibetan (50), Urdu (75).

xxv) Diploma Courses: Chinese (10), French (25), Forensic Science and Criminology (Anthropology Dept.) (15), German (30), Punjabi Language and Culture (15+2*), Persian (15), Russian (25), Tibetan (15), Translation English to Hindi (60), Translation English to Punjabi (10), Urdu (25).

xxvi) Advanced Diploma Courses: Chinese (10), French (15), German (20), Proficiency in Interpretership for Tibetan (10), Persian (10) Russian (15), Urdu (15).

xxvii) Postgraduate Diploma Courses: Disaster Management (CDNSS) (30), Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (10+2*+2 for Geography teachers in Panjab University/affiliated colleges).

xxviii) Post-M.Sc. Course in Accelerator Physics : (10).

xxix) Post M.A. Diploma Courses in Department of Psychology :
Professional Counselling and Psychotherapy (20+3*), Psychological Testing (20+3*).

xxx) Institute of Educational Technology and Vocational Education:
B.A. Hons. (Education)- B.Ed. (100), Adult & Cont. Education: B.Ed.-Special Education with Specialization in Learning Disability (25).

Department of Evening Studies:

B.A. Part I : 300 , B.Com. Part I : (70)
M.A. Part I : English (80), Economics (60), History (60), Political
Science (80), Punjabi ( 60 ).

Admission is open to such candidates who submit a proof of their employment in the form of a certificate from the employer/ or a certificate by self that the candidate is self-employed. Seats in undergraduate subjects are also limited. Students are, therefore, advised to fill in subjects (in various groups) according to their preference. Final allocation will be done in order of merit.

P.U. Regional Centre, Muktsar:

M.A.: English (40), Economics (40), Panjabi (40), Political Science (40) .

Ph.D. Entrance Test:

Enrolment to Ph.D. in the Faculties of Arts, Commerce & Business Management, Education, Science, Languages, Design & Fine Arts, Pharmaceutical Sciences is based on Entrance Test except for certain categories approved by the Syndicate.

The Aptitude Entrance Test for M.Phil and Ph.D is the same. If Entrance Test qualified candidates would be interested to join M.Phil. programme in any Teaching Departments approved for the purpose, they would be allowed to do so.

* Seats for Foreign Nationals/ NRI
# Seats for those who have passed UGC approved vocational subject for three years at undergraduate level.
@ For students who have passed B.A. with functional English.

The inter-se merit of candidates seeking admission under the categories * will be based on their score in
(i) the Entrance Test (if they are in India) or
(ii) SAT –II/ GRE/ GMAT (whichever relevant) and
(iii) other scores as
applicable.The foreign candidates shall have to comply with visa and any other requirements prescribed by the Govt. of India and Panjab University, Chandigarh from time to time.

Handbook of Information and Rules for Admission-2008 can be obtained in cash (Rs. 400/-) at the State Bank of India Extension Counter, Panjab University, Administrative Block, Sector 14, Chandigarh, Civil Courts, Hoshiarpur, Main Branch, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, Main Branch, Old Abohar Road, Muktsar and by Post (Rs.475/-) from the Manager, Publication Bureau, P.U., Chandigarh – 160 014 against account payee Bank Draft drawn in favour of the Registrar, Panjab University, payable at Chandigarh.

(The Applicants for the Ist year of any course are advised to purchase a copy of Handbook of Information to acquaint themselves with the Rules and Regulations and other details of the Course).

Candidates desirous of applying for admission to University teaching departments for the session 2008-2009 can download admission form from P.U.Website free of cost. However, those finally admitted, will be charged Rs. 30/-as cost of admission form along with admission fees.

Candidates seeking admission to a course under reserved category of sports should also submit a photocopy of the complete admission form along with self attested photocopies of sports certificates, class X, class XII DMC showing date of birth and original photograph to the Deputy Director,Physical Education, Nehru Sports Complex (Gymnasium Hall), Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014. The candidates are required to appear for trial in a proper sports kit along with their original sports certificates on University Grounds as per schedule w.e.f. 4.7.2008 to 7.7.2008 (For Schedule contact office of the Deputy Director). Presence of candidate in the
field at appointed time is mandatory. No separate intimation will be sent.


1. All Courses (Other than 2 & 3 below ) : 1.7.2008 5.00 p.m.
2.Certificate/ Diploma Courses: 21.7.2008 5.00 p.m.
3. M.Ed. Courses : 11.8.2008 5.00 p.m.
4. M.Phil/Ph.D Entrance Test: 6.7.2008



Panjab University shall not take any responsibility for any delay in receipt of application form sent through post, courier or any other means or for loss in transit of the Application Form.

2. For admission to the Correspondence Courses A separate advertisement (except M.Ed. Part-1 Course) will be issued by the Deptt. of Correspondence Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

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