Dean International Students

About Dean International Students


The office of the Dean, International Students (DIS) looks after the welfare of the international students and maintains liaison with university authorities and outside agencies. It maintains close liaison with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) with regard to their Programmes for the International Students. We also maintain liaison with the Dean of University Instruction, Dean Research, Dean of Student Welfare, Dean of Alumni Relations, as well as Principals of Affiliated Colleges in Chandigarh with regard to the welfare of International students and maintain links with International Alumni.

Dean International Students office coordinates between Panjab University and Foreign Universities for collaboration in research and teaching, facilitates students and faculty exchange programs and internships.

The office of the Dean of International Students facilitates the international students body in organizing their cultural functions/sports etc. The office organises various activities such as orientation-cum-cultural exposure programme, English language and soft skills workshop, cultural and literary extra-curricular activities and the end of academic session annual-cum-farewell function.

The students wishing to join any of the University Teaching Departments/Colleges affiliated to the Panjab University, for the first time are required to obtain an eligibility/equivalence certificate. This certificate is issued by the Deputy Registrar (General) Panjab University, Chandigarh. The request form for issuance of eligibility certificate is available at For any enquiry, contact the office of the Deputy Registrar (General) at telephone nos. +91-172-2540385, +91-172 -2534857, +91-172 -2534862 and email :

International students can approach this office for advice and assistance in finding a suitable hostel or residential accommodation in Chandigarh. The students requiring expenditure certificate or assistance with their remittances are advised to contact the office of DIS.

International students admitted to various Panjab University Teaching Departments/Local Affiliated Colleges are required to pay 'Foreign Students Welfare Fee' as prescribed by Panjab University.

About 400 international students have been pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Panjab University and its local affiliated colleges. Seats are available for Non-Resident Indian (NRI) candidates. Foreign Nationals sponsored by Government of India can seek admission if they are otherwise eligible.

Candidates provisionally selected for Post Graduate/Undergraduate admission shall be issued provisional admission letters to facilitate their students visa process. The final admission would be based only on production of passport and student Visa.

All rules and regulations of Panjab University will apply to foreign students as well.


  1. For further information, please visit the webpage You may also email the office at
  2. The office can also be contacted at the following telephone numbers : +91-172-2541873 & 2534574

Enquiry No(s): 1800-180-2065, +91 172 2534818, 2534866 (from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm on working days )

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