The office of the Dean of International Students is located in the Students Centre (Ground Floor), Panjab University on the University Campus.
The Dean of International Students maintains close liaison with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in regard to their Programs for the International Students. He also maintains liaison with Dean of University Instruction, as well as Principals of Affiliated Colleges in Chandigarh in regard to the welfare of International students.
The office of the Dean of International Students helps International students in organizing their cultural functions/sports etc. The Department organise various activities such as educational trips, cycle competition, various social functions.
The students requiring expenditure certificate or assistance with their remittances are advised to contact the office of the Dean of International students.
The Dean of International Students lays down guidelines for admission of International Students to all the institutions affiliated to the Panjab University in Chandigarh and maintains record/particulars of each student.
The International students can approach this office for advice and assistance in finding suitable hostel or residential accommodation at Chandigarh for Govt. of India sponsored International students.
The students wishing to join any of the University Teaching Departments/Colleges affiliated to the Punjab University for the first time are required to obtain an eligibility certificate. This certificate is issued by the Deputy Registrar (General) Panjab Universit, Chandigarh..
The Registration fee for the International students is U.S. Dollars 440/- or its equivalent thereof. The International students admitted to various P.U. Teaching Departments/Local Affiliated Colleges are required to pay .International Students Welfare Fee. @ Rs. 545/- per student per year (both old and New ).
A large number of international students have been studying at different levels at Panjab University. During 2011-2012 their number is 295 (111 students in Panjab University & 184 in local affiliated colleges). Additional seats have been created for Non-Resident Indians in several disciplines. The Dean of International Students looks after the welfare of the international students and also maintains liaison with the university authorities and outside agencies.
University Enquiry Toll Free Number: 1800-180-2065 (from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 on working days including Saturday)