AMRITSAR- In the survey recently published by the magazine “OUTLOOK”, Guru Nanak Dev University was the only university in the state of Punjab to rank among the best state public universities in the country. It ranks 17th among 415 public universities in the country. Recently, according to the “Week-Hansa Research Survey-2020”, it was also ranked 7th among 10 leading state multidisciplinary universities. This is a great honor for Guru Nanak Dev University as it has the top position among the state-funded universities among North Indian universities.
Only Panjab University in Chandigarh, which is funded by the Indian government, has figures previously. In terms of the various parameters related to academic and scientific excellence, GNDU scored 281.77 points, which is the highest among neighboring universities. One of the most important initiatives of this university in the recent past, approved by the University Grants Commission, is the online Viva for its PhD students, which not only shortens the deadlines but also helps the university to have its students examined by respected academics Institutes of national repute.
In departments that are experiencing a huge rush for admission in the current 2020-2021 academic year, the entrance test will be conducted by the National Testing Agency via the NTA Remote Proctored Online Based Test, which will be conducted on September 18. The advantage of this test is that students can appear on the test while sitting in their homes with the greatest care. This is again the only university that has partnered with the National Testing Agency (Government of India) for such an activity.
Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice Chancellor, attributed the university’s success to the continuing efforts of the faculty, non-teaching staff, academics and students at the university. He hopes that this university will continue its journey of excellence with the consistency, hard work and efforts of its fraternity.