Punjab Agricultural University was founded in the year of 1962. It is located in Ludhiana City which is situated 316 Km distance from New Delhi. The main objective of the university is to serve the erstwhile Punjab.
The University has several departments concerning agricultural subjects. Students from all agricultural subjects can study under the university. To enter in this university, they have to go through an entrance test. Qualified students will get green signal to study here.
Under the university, there are some research centers for the agricultural researchers and the students of Masters’ Degree. Those centers are:
Therefore it is clear that Punjab Agricultural University is one of the finest universities in Asia in agricultural science.
Punjab Agricultural University is especially famous for its master degree in agricultural fields. Here is a list of departments available in the university:
The admission process to this university is a bit different.
Hostel: The University authority provides hostel facility for its students. The rooms are air conditioned, well furnished with attached bathrooms. Hostel facility is also available differently for single and married students. Even for family members of the students, the university also arranges guest house inside the main campus.
Library: The university library is filled with thousands of books. In the year 1959 the college library starts with just 200 books. Now it has grown up and made a huge collection of books for the agricultural students. Apart from that the library also has lots of periodicals regarding agricultural subjects. It has now become a 5 storied building. Also the library has computers with internet connections in them. Therefore if a student needs more information, he or she can surf internet in the library too. The rooms are totally air conditioned and have an environment for the students to study in peace.
E-documents (Books and Theses)
Laboratory: The laboratories of the universities are well maintained and well equipped for the research students. They get all types of gadgets for research works in the laboratories. Labs are all air conditioned so that the students get more comfort while working. Electron microscopy and nano-science laboratories of the universities are the most upgraded ones with all latest equipments in it.
Uppal Museum: one of the finest attractions of the university is the Uppal Museum. This museum has been established under the leadership of Dr. H. L. Uppal in the year 1986. Numbers of specimens and models regarding agricultural science are showcased in the Uppal museum.
Extra Curricular Activities :
Apart from research and study regarding agricultural services, Punjab Agricultural University has some extra curriculum activities for its students; so that they can have some recreations by coming out from their daily study life. Here is a list of the extra curriculum activities arranged by the university authority: