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Guru Nanak Dev University

Updated on: Mar 7, 2013

Guru Nanak Dev University has been named after famous Sikh saint Guru Nanak Dev. The University was established on November 24, 1969. It is both a residential and an affiliating university.

In conceiving the future course of the University, the objectives enshrined in the Guru Nanak Dev University Act 1969, emphasised that the new University would make provision for imparting education and promoting research in the humanities, learned professions, sciences, especially of applied nature and technology.

Studies and research on the life and teachings of Guru Nanak, in addition to working towards the promotion of Punjabi language and spreading education among educationally backward classes and communities were the other commitments.

GNDU Campuses

Other than Amritsar, Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) has its campuses in Jalandhar and Gurdaspur. Jalandhar got its own sprawling beautiful campus at Ladhewali Road, Jalandhar in the year 2003.

Three new prestigious professional courses were started in the newly established Campus: School of Legal Studies, Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Guru Nanak Dev University Regional Campus, Gurdaspur is located on the Hardochanni Road. The Campus is not only catering to the needs of the students of Punjab but is also serving the states of the Himachal Pradesh, J & K, Delhi and UT of Chandigarh.

Courses like M.B.A (2 years). M.C.A. (FYIC), LL.B. (FYIC), B.Tech. (Elect) and B.Tech. (CSE) are offered at the Regional Campus Gurdaspur.

GNDU Departments

  • Applied Sciences
  • Arts & Social Sciences
  • Economics & Business
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Humanities & Religious Studies
  • Languages
  • Laws
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Planning & Architecture
  • Sciences
  • Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy
  • Visual Art & Performing Arts
  • Regional Campus Gurdaspur
  • Regional Campus Jalandhar

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