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Punjabi University

Punjabi University, Patiala
Department Of Correspondence Studies, Patiala 147002
Phone: 304-6425, 304-6421

The Department of Correspondence Courses, Punjabi University, Patiala is a pioneer institute, imparting education through the distance education mode. Established in the year 1968 it remains the second institution of its kind in the country and the second to have offered regional language as medium of instruction and examination. Since then the Department has made significant contribution in the field of higher education by providing quality education at the door step of the learner. At present the Department is running 33 academic Programmes and the average strength of the Department per year varies between 10000 to 12000.

The success of our system is borne out by the excellent results shown by our students at the various University examinations during the preceding years.

The Department has been functioning so successfully that it is now regarded as one of the most progressive institutions of correspondence education in India and has made a name even in the international sphere, which is amply evident from the fact that students from abroad have also taken admission to the courses being run by it. The Department plans to start Master's in Women Studies and M.Phil. in the subject of Punjabi, English and Hindi from the current session.

UG & PG Courses Offered

B.A. B.Com
M.A.(English, Punjabi, Hindi ,Religious Studies, Political Science
History, Economics
M.A. (Sikh Studies)
M.Com M.A. (Women Studies)
M.Ed. Master of Journalism & Mass Communication
Master of Journalism & Mass Communication
Master of Library & Information Science

Diploma Courses

PG Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication PG Diploma in Computer Applications
PG Diploma in Insurance Business PG Diploma in Forensic Science
PG Diploma in Translation Diploma in Library Science
Diploma in Gurmat Sangeet Diploma in Divinity (Sri Guru Granth Sahib Studies)
Punjabi Praveshika (Preliminary Course in Punjabi; equivalent to Punjabi of Matriculation Standard)

M.Phil & Certificate Courses

M.Phil (English, Punjabi, Hindi) Certificate Course in French
Certificate Course in German

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