Established in 1962, Punjabi University Patiala is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Patiala (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Punjabi University Patiala (PUP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Punjabi University Patiala (PUP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Indian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.