The Punjab Assembly established Punjabi University, Patiala under the Punjab Act No. the responsibility to build a nation most importantly. Our goal is a strong, free and democratic India where every citizen has an equal opportunity and full opportunity to grow. Launched on April 30, 1962, in the former Patiala administration to further the cause of the Punjabi language, arts, and literature, Punjabi University has since transformed into the largest university in the province.
Here are some interesting facts about the university
This is the second-largest university in the world to be named after, the first being the Hebrew University of Israel. Its mission is to establish and integrate the University for the development of Punjabi studies and the development of the Punjabi language as a means of instruction or alternative teaching of humanities and sciences and generally for the development of education and research.
Initially, the University area was rehabilitated as the 16 km area has only 9 colleges. In 1969, it grew into a unified university, with 43 colleges affiliated with it. The university now addresses the educational needs of the nine Punjab Provinces. In the course of its founding, the University has evolved into a multidisciplinary institution for the furtherance of higher education and research in humanities, arts, sciences, languages of engineering, technology, and much more. Spreading over 600 hectares of land, its 1,500+ teachers provide instruction and guidance to nearly 14,000+ students in a multi-faceted, multi-skilled, and multi-skilled area that includes Teaching and Research Departments / 70+ seats on its campus, 27 regions. Institution / Neighborhood Campuses / Basic Colleges and 274 Associated Colleges.
For 8 consecutive years we are holding MARK (Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad). Punjabi University was awarded the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Award for Sport Excellent Sports Records of 2006-07, 2007-08, and 2013-17.
The Department of Youth Welfare organizes activities throughout the year. Punjabi University has won various awards at youth events organized by the Association of Indian University of the school in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs, the Indian government, and other events.
The University has won a second overall position at the National Inter-University Youth Festival, won the full title at the North Zone Inter-University Youth Festival many times, won the full title at the Punjab State Inter-University Youth Festival many times, and won the full title many times India India- University Punjabi Cultural Festival. Punjabi University students have been granted the right to represent India at Indian ceremonies held in the former USSR, Mauritius, Spain, China, Germany, and the U.A.E. (Dubai).
The Department of Youth Welfare organizes mountaineering, hiking, mountaineering, and rock climbing, hosts youth leadership training camps, prepares students for participation in the All India Level Youth Festivals, organizes Rotract Club, Young Cultural Club, Lee Club, and Youth Club. Organizes Yoga Training Camps for the benefit of students in university and college teaching departments. The department publishes Yuvak Sabha Magazine and hosts literary and cultural competitions.
The National Service Scheme used by the NSS Department assists students to participate in various social and developmental programs.
The university has developed specific techniques in Sikh Studies and Punjabi Historical Studies. A concerted effort is being made to improve the translation program in Punjabi and English. To develop relationships with outstanding Punjabi language scholars, literature, and culture, the university offers Life Fsocis, Senior Fellowships, and Fellowships to leading specialists in these fields.
New Arts and Culture talent has been created. Initiation and authenticity in the pursuit of Sikh Studies is another area that receives attention and strength. Balbir Singh Sahitya Kendra Dehradun is being developed as an Advanced Sikh Studies Center. Punjabi University has established the first overseas center to teach Punjabi as a foreign language in Espanola, New Mexico.
The University has established its publishing bureau that is busy publishing public research work. More than 2000 articles have been published.
All departments are involved in promoting the culture and spirit of research. Most departments have been able to mobilize additional research funding from the UGC, DST, CSIR, Planning Commission, government departments, and other regulatory agencies. Many science departments have been able to develop research and industry links and perform several consultation activities. To ensure educational freedom, departments organize seminars, symposia, conferences, and workshops annually. Teachers are encouraged to participate in national and international seminars through liberal funding. Many teachers are invited to give lectures for the entire conference and preside over sessions at seminars and conferences.
Bhai Kahn Singh Nabha Central Library is a center for educational and research activities. It maintains more than 415,000 books and subscribes to several hundred journals. The library is kept open for 360 days a year from 8.15 a.m. to 8.15 p.m. The library has a reading hall, which can accommodate 400 students. A separate hall for personal use and the Reading Room are provided on the ground floor. The one-night reading room remains open from 8.00 p.m. to 6.00 am The Ganda Singh Punjabi Reference Library, an integral part of the library, is being used in a new building connected to a larger building. This section of the library contains 41,548 books in Punjabi Language, Books, Punjab History, and Culture. The University Library has libraries of some of the campus departments, the S.A.S.Nagar Extension Library (Mohali), and the Library at the Bathinda Regional Center. In addition to Balbir Singh Sahitya Kendra, Dehradun has a library containing rare books and manuscripts.
The university has also established a facility to develop personalities and student support.  An IAS training center has been established at the university, where training for various competitive exams has been offered. The Department of Transport operates several buses to connect the center to various parts of the city of Patiala.