Chandigarh,16.07.19- :

Two Day National Conference on ‘Draft New Education Policy 2019’ starts at Panjab University

“Better connect between primary and higher education, stress on values and ethics, industry oriented quality education are the key essentials to ponder over as we contribute towards the New Education Policy” said Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University as he delivered the inaugural address at a two day national conference titled ‘ Draft New Education Policy(DNEP) 2019 : A Way Ahead’ at PU. Organized by Centre for Academic Leadership and Education Management (CALEM) and Department of Education, PU, under the aegis of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT), Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI, the two day event has experts deliberating on the draft of the New Education Policy 2019 with special focus on reforms in Governance and Governance Structures.

Prof. Latika Sharma, Chairperson, Dept. of Education, welcomed the guests.

Presenting the theme paper at the inaugural session of the conference, Prof. Nandita Singh,DIS said that international organizations like UNESCO, World bank have highlighted that education should enable students to develop cognitive skills and the draft of New Education Policy 2019 goes further by emphasising that along with cognitive skills there is a need to develop social and emotional skills, recognising the need to conceive education in a more encompassing manner. She also said that the DNEP provides a framework for the transformation and reinvigoration of the education system in order to respond to the requirements of fast-changing, knowledge-based societies while taking into account the diversity of the Indian people.

Prof. Jatinder Grover, Coordinator, CALEM presented the vote of thanks.

The first technical session for the day focused on school and teacher education. The session was chaired by Prof. Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director, NIT Jallandhar. The panellists included Prof, Krishna Kumar, Former Director NCERT; Prof. Sudesh Mukhopadhyay, Former Chairperson, Rehabilitation Council of India, Prof. Keya Dharamvir and Prof. Kuldip Puri.

The second session for the day focused on Higher Education. The session was chaired by Prof. Arvind, Director, IISER. He spoke about the multiple entry and exit points that the draft of New Education Policy focuses on, which gives an opportunity to switch between academics and job. The panellists for the session included Dr. Dalip Kumar , Dr. Jayanti Dutta and Prof. Yojna.

The third session of the conference focused on Professional and Technical Education. Prof Patnaik the Director of NITTR asked the participants to read between the lines and appreciate the vision of the document which is taking education system to a different level so as to address future challenges.

The second day of the conference will focus on Governance and Administration of Education and Research, and will include a roundtable discussion and compilation of recommendations.

The two day conference assumes significance as it is an effort in contributing towards country’s first education policy of the 21st century. “The aim of this conference is to bring together various stakeholders and prepare a compendium of recommendations on DNEP 2019.The registration for the conference is open for administrators of educational institutes, teacher educators and teachers from schools as well as higher education institutes” informed Prof. Nandita Singh and Prof. Latika Sharma, Program Coordinator for the two day conference.


Chandigarh July 16, 2019

Centre for IAS & Other Competitive Examinations

The Centre for IAS & Other Competitive Examinations, Panjab University Chandigarh is going to start a fresh batch for the Coaching Classes for IAS(Preliminary) examinations .The last date for submission of Admission form is 18th July 2019. The Admission will be based on test will be held on 19th July 2019. The Classes will commence from 8th August 2019. For More details contact office 0172-278156 or see the website: http:/


Physical Efficiency Test

Chandigarh July 16, 2019

Physical Efficiency Test for admission to B.P.Ed. and M.P.Ed. Courses will be held on 23.7.2019 at 7.30 A.M. at Panjab University Ground.

Further, the interview/counseling for the qualified candidates of Physical Efficiency Test will be held on the same day at 2.00 P.M. in the Department of Physical Education, Arts Block-II, Panjab University, Chandigarh.


Chandigarh July 16, 2019






Department of Library & Information Science

Bachelor of Library & Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.)

22nd July, 2019 (Monday)

9.30 a.m.

Department of Library & Information Science, Arts Block No. IV, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Centre for Systems Biology & Bioinformatics

M.Sc. 2Year Course

22nd July, 2019 (Monday)

10.00 am

Chairman Room, Centre for Systems Biology & Bioinformatics, South Campus, Sector-25, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Department of Ancient Indian History Culture & Archaeology, Panjab University,

M.A. Ist Semester

22nd July, 2019 (Monday)

10.00 am

Chairperson Room of the Department

Department of Computer Science & Applications, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Panjab University Regional Centre, (PURC) Muktsar and Panjab University Regional Centre, (PURC) PURC Hoshiarpur

1st Sem M.Sc. (Hons. School)

1st Sem MCA (General Category)

1st Sem MCA (Reserved Category)




9:00 a.m.

9.00 a.m.

9.00 a.m.

Department of Computer Science & Applications, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Note: All candidates are required to bring their downloaded admission forms, original certificate/documents and must report one hour before the scheduled time.


Chandigarh July 16, 2019

PU Results

It is for the information of the general public and students of Panjab University Teaching Departments/Colleges in particular that result of the following examinations have been declared:-

  1. Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management, 7th Sem., (Re-appear), May 2019
  2. M.A.(Indian Classical Dance), 2nd Sem., May 2019
  3. M.Com (Accounting & Finance), 4th Sem., May 2019
  4. B. Architecture, 10th Sem., May 2019
  5. M.A. Police Administration, 4th Sem, May 2019
  6. B.Sc.( Microbial & Food Tech.), 4th Sem., May 2019
  7. Bachelor of Science(Agriculture) (4 year course), 8th Sem., May 2019
  8. M.A.(Indian Classical Dance), 4th Sem., May 2019
  9. M.A. Geography, 4th Sem., May 2019
  10. M.A. Philosophy, 4th Sem., May 2019
  11. B.Sc. Fashion and Life Style Technology, 6th Sem., May 2019

The students are advised to see their result in their respective Departments/Colleges/University website.


Chandigarh July 16, 2019

MEETING OF 2 REPRESENTATIVES OF AFGANI STUDENTS WITH VC 2 representatives of Afgani students namely Shukria Sadat and Naweed Altaf today met Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh. They informed that there are various students who are drop-outs from UG/PG Courses of Panjab University because of various personal issues. A letter from Embassy of Afghan was submitted to PU VC to consider conducting their special exam for these drop-out students in order to complete their degrees and go back to their respective countries. PU VC has assured to provide help in this regard.


Chandigarh July 16, 2019

Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility (SAIF)/CIL and Department of Computer Science & Application of Panjab University, Chandigarh was visited by VC.

Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh visited Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility (SAIF)/CIL and Department of Computer Science & Application of Panjab University, Chandigarh. It was a routine round of PU VC where he checked the instruments and appreciated the whole set up of SAIF/CIL. He assured them of addressing issues relating to manpower. He directed Sh. R.K. Rai, XEN, PU to plug the issue of water logging and leakage at the basement of both the buildings.