With a glorious history of 44 years, Guru Nanak Dev University has scaled new heights in academics, sports and cultural activities. The University has carved a niche for itself on the academic map of India and has now become an excellent centre of learning for students from rural, urban and border areas.
This University is known for excellent infrastructure in terms of buildings, state-of-the-art labs for research and teaching. The University is, at present, successfully catering to more than twenty thousand students in various faculties at its Main Campus, four Regional Campuses and Nine constituent colleges. This University is the first in the region which introduced on-line admissions, on-line counselling for State Level Admissions. The transparent admission process that the University adhere to attracts meritorious students. This is the leading University in the State to implement Semester System in all under-graduate and post-graduate courses and Credit Based Evaluation System at its Campuses.
The University Grants Commission acknowledged our university's contribution to teaching and research in humanities and sciences by awarding it the status of University with Potential for Excellence . The University is accredited at 'A' Grade by NAAC . The University has received Rs. 9.00 crore under the PURSE Programme from DST, Govt. of India. It has acquired sophisticated instruments like NMR, TEM etc. worth more than Rupees 70 crores under different schemes as a central facility.Among the University's proud achievements is its success in winning MaulanaAbulKalam Azad Trophy, the highest sports award for a university, for a record number of 22 times. On the cultural front, the University has been National Champion for 9 times and it has won the North Zone Inter-University Cultural Championship for 13 times.
Due to high academic standards of the University, our students are in great demand for various jobs and to facilitate the proper placement, a Placement Cell has been created as a centralized facility. The University is doing its utmost to come to the expectations of the people and is committed to bring innovations to elevate the academic and research standards to the highest peaks in the educational scenario in the days to come.