Guru Nanak Dev University is a government state university, affiliated by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade and also UGC, New Delhi confirmed. GNDU is situated in Amritsar, Punjab, established in the year 1969 in the name of Guru Nanak Ji on his 500th birthday. The university offers UG, PG, and Doctoral programs such as B.Tech, B.Sc.,B.Com (H), BBA, BA (Hons), B.Arch., LLB, B.A.LLB, BTTM, BHMCT, B.Lib., B.Planning, B.Pharm., BPES, BPEd., BPT and B.Ed courses at the UG level and M.Sc, M.Tech., M.Com., M.Arch.,MCA, MBA, M.Lib.,MPA,M.Planning, MHA, M.Ed. and LLM programs at the PG level. Admission to these courses is based on entrance conducted by the university.

Latest Update:

  • Guru Nanak Dev University had invited application form for admission to the PhD admission. The last date for applying to the course was Nov 16.
  • Guru Nanak Dev University has started the counselling process for admission to the B.Arch course. Link to join the counselling process will be shared over a WhatsApp group. The course fee should be deposited within the same day of the counselling. The students are advised to keep all the required documents with them.
EVENT DATE
CAT Exam 29 Nov, 2020
JEE Main (April Session) Exam 01 Sep - 06 Sep, 2020
Releasing of online application form 20 Apr, 2020
Online Application Form (BA LLB) 28 Jul, 2020
Last date to register yourself (BA LLB) 15 Aug, 2020
Last date to submit the application form (BA LLB) 21 Aug, 2020
B. Arch Counselling 06 Oct, 2020

GNDU Highlights

Established | Type 1969 | State
Recognized by UGC
Accredited by NAAC
Courses offered UG, PG, and Doctoral
Admission criteria Merit and Entrance based
Accepted exam scores GNDU GMET and JEE Main
Application mode Online and offline
Official Website http://www.gndu.ac.in/

Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar Ranking

  • GNDU has been ranked 88 and 51 in the Overall and University rankings list of NIRF 2020.
  • The university was earlier ranked 55th  in 2019 and 86th in 2018 for University and Overall ranking list of NIRF respectively.
  • GNDU is ranked among the top 10 state public universities and the top 9% universities in the world by the World University Ranking.
  • The University is ranked 73rd and 1434th by the QS and US News 2020 respectively.
  • Earlier in 2019, the QS ranked GNDU at 66th in the Overall University list.

GNDU Amritsar Courses

Guru Nanak Dev University courses include these major courses:

Courses Details
B.Tech

Duration: 4 Year
Intake: 60
Selection criteria: JEE Main
Specializations: Computer Engineering, Computer Science & Engg, Computer & Communication Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Food Technology, Mechanical Engg., Civil Engg., Electronics & Computer Engg., and Textile Engg.
Read More

M.Sc Duration: 2 years
Intake: 60 
Selection criteria: Entrance exam
Specializations: Food Technology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Botany, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Zoology, Physics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Human Ethics, Exercise & Sports Physiology, Pharmaceuticals, and Sports Nutrition
Read More
MBA Duration: 2 years
Intake: 60
Selection criteria: Entrance exam
Specializations: Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, and Financial Analysis
Read More
B.Com + M.Com Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2
Intake: 60
Read More
B.Sc + M.Sc

Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2
Intake: 60
Streams: Human Genetics, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry
Read More

MA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduate
Selection: Entrance exam
Subjects: Psychology, English, History, Political Science, Punjabi, Sociology, Business Economics, Education, Hindi, Religious Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Sports Psychology, Sanskrit, Educational Leadership & Management, South Asian Studies, and Russian Studies.
Read More 
BCA + MCA Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 10+2 in Science stream
Intake: 60
Read More

Read More: GNDU Fee Structure

GNDU Admissions 

Guru Nanak Dev University admissions are made both on merit and entrance-basis. For B.Sc, B.Com (H), BA (H), BA.LLB and B.Arch, the candidate must have passed class 12 with min. 50% marks and 45% marks in the relevant subject. For B.Tech., the candidate must have passed Class 12 with min. 50% marks and must possess valid JEE Main scores. For LLB, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with min. 45% marks in it. For all the other UG courses, the candidate must have passed 10+2 with the relevant subjects.

How to apply?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on “Admission”
  • Click on “Campus Admissions 2020-2021”
  • Click on “Campus Admission Notice”
  • Click on “Sign Up” then “Sign In”
  • Click on “course registration” then fill all the necessary details in the GNDU Amritsar application form 2020.
  • Make the fee payment in State Bank of India through bank challan or deposit it online.
  • Click on “Submit”.

Read More: GNDU Admission

GNDU Amritsar Placement

In the placement cycle of 2019-20, a total of 729 students from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar was placed in top-recruiting companies such as TCS Digital, TCS Codevita Ninja, KPMG, Capgemini, ICICI Bank, Cognizant, Wipro, HDFC Life, etc. The salary packages offered to them stood between INR 2 LPA to INR 7 LPA. Other recruiters who visited the campus recently include

Cadence Design Systems Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd. IBM
Accenture ITC Motorola India Ltd.
Siemens Navyug Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. HCL Technologies
Vodafone Vardhman Textile Ltd. John Deere
Welspun India Bulls Tech Mahindra

Read More: Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar Placement

GNDU FAQ

Ques. What is the registration fee at Guru Nanak Dev University for National and International applicants?

Ans. The registration fee at GNDU Amritsar differs from category to category. Given below are category-wise registration for the applicants:

  • General category: INR 1200
  • SC/ ST: INR 600
  • B.Arch or B.Tech applicants: INR 2000 (One-time)
  • NRI: $500 (USD)

*The registration fee is non-refundable in nature.

Ques. What is the application fee for GNDU Amritsar Law admissions?

Ans. The application fee for Law admissions at GNDU Amritsar is INR 2000 for the general category and INR 1000 for the reserved category.

Ques. Does the GNDU award scholarship?

Ans. The only scholarship GNDU has for the students is VidyaLaxmi Portal developed by NSDSL which avails to Education loans and scholarships for students.

Ques. What companies offer internships to GNDU Graduates?

Ans. Companies that hire students from GNDU for the internship include Nagarro Boot Camp, Source Fuse Technologies, Chicmic, SAP Labs, Stylumia, Farelabs, etc.

Ques. How is the GNDU Amritsar Campus?

Ans. The University situated in Amritsar, Punjab within 500 acres of land presents the picture of dream University. 50 years old, the traditional red-brick campus also gives a challenge to modern architecture. GNDU is a parent university of 148 colleges and 71 institutions mostly in rural areas. The main motive of the University is to raise wisdom and uplift backward classes.

Ques. How are GNDU Amritsar MBA placements?

Ans. MBA placements at Guru Nanak Dev University are excellent. In the recent placements of GNDU, a total of 79 students from the MBA program got placed. The recruiting companies offered an average salary package of INR 2.52 LPA and the highest salary package of INR 10 LPA. The table below shows company-wise salary package offered to students:

2019 2018
Company name Salary Package Company Name Salary Package
ICICI Bank INR 4.12 LPA HDFC Bank INR 4.23 LPA
Berger Paints INR 5.75 LPA S & P Finance INR 3.32 LPA
HDFC Life INR 4.25 LPA Bandhan Bank INR 3.20 LPA
Bandhan Bank INR 4 LPA Azure Power INR 6 LPA
Jaro Education INR 6.78 LPA IOL Pharma INR 4.80 LPA
ICICI Prudential INR 4 LPA Berger Paints INR 5.50 LPA
IOL INR 4.80 LPA Bestseller INR 2.82 LPA
BYJU’s  INR 10 LPA ICICI Prudential INR 2.60 LPA

Ques. How is B.Tech CSE at GNDU in terms of placements?

Ans. B.Tech CSE at GNDU is good in terms of recruitment. The participating companies in the recruitment are TCS Digital, TCS Codevita Ninja, Nagarro Boot Camp, KPMG, Infogain, Jaro Education, Ernst & Young, Chicmic, Hashmap, Software AG, etc. The salary packages range from INR 3 LPA to INR 12 LPA.

Ques. What is the hostel fee of the university?

Ans. The hostel fee of the university is INR 23.35 for both boys and girls.

Ques. What is the application process for GNDU GMET 2020?

Ans. The application process for the GNDU GMET 2020 MBA admissions is as follows:

  • Visit the official website of GNDU GMET 2020 or and create your personal login ID
  • Use the login credentials to check-in and fill online GNDU GMET 2020 application form
  • After the form has been filled, pay the registration fee
  • Recheck and verify the details that have been entered into the form and click submit

Ques. What is the exam pattern for the GNDU MBA entrance exam?

Ans. GNDU GMET 2020 exam is held in online mode at Amritsar and Jalandhar campuses of the University. The question paper is divided into 4 sections i.e., Business Aptitude, English, Mental Ability & Numerical Ability, and General Knowledge. The question paper will have 200 questions, with the four sections carrying 50 questions each.