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GNDU is a UGC-approved institution established in 1969 in Amritsar. GNDU offers graduate, postgraduate, diploma, and certificate programs in different fields such as Engineering, Architecture and planning, IT and software, Hospitality and travel, Teaching and education, Science, and Law. GNDU provides 14 undergraduate degrees in different specializations and 13 postgraduate degrees in different specializations. For most of the courses, applicants are accepted based on their performance on an entrance exam. For a few courses, GNDU will also recognize merit from the most recent qualifying examination. 

GNDU has received "Grade A" accreditation from NAAC, with a CGPA of 3.51. The institution also receives recognition from the UGC and MHRD as a "University with Potential for Excellence and Category 1 Autonomy. The university is ranked among the top 9% of universities worldwide in the World Universities Rankings (CWUR). The university has UGC approval and is listed by NIRF 2023 as being in position 87 overall for its category. Over 23 times, GNDU has taken home the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy, demonstrating the commitment and value placed on the sports world. The Ministry of HRD, Government of India, has ranked GNDU as the second-best government university for maintaining a clean campus environment.

At the GNDU placements in 2023, the highest and most common packages were INR 17.40 LPA and INR 6.58 LPA, respectively. According to the 2023 placement report, 534 students in total were hired. Yet, the report states that 169 students were recruited to TCS Ninja. During the recruitment drive, many prestigious organizations visited the campus, including Infosys, TCS Digital, Accenture, Amazon, Chegg, TCS, HDFC Bank, and Capgemini.

The lamp of the Guru wisdom illuminates

Shree Guru Nanak Dev ji has derived the motto, The lamp of the Guru wisdom illuminates from the teachings of the great avatar.

To uphold the timeless wisdom

We believe in the development of the ability to think.

To striven to imbibe

We believe in assimilation and accommodate the concepts.

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University Facts

  • GNDU is among the Top Ten High Performing State Public Universities across India by MHRD.
  • The university was founded in 1969 and is named after the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev. It has over 20,000 students and offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs.
  • Ours is a premier university in North India with a score of 3.85 on 4.00 scale of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (accredited at the highest level i.e. A++ as per the new modified criteria).
  • It has over 20,000 students and offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs.
  •  Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar maintains a great placement record every year.

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Here at Online Manipal students are offered with no cost EMI options for paying their course and study fee. These easy-to-pay EMI options help the student to ease out their financial burden and become able to finance your education.

Admission Process

A candidate interested in getting admission at GNDU has to undergo the following steps:

Step 1- Candidates need to visit the website and fill out the registration then, log in with their ID and password. Now, Fill in the Basic Details with the scanned documents.

Step 2- After that, You should go for the Course Registration pay for the Registration Payment, and Print your Application Form after this process.

Step 3- Download the Admit Card (if applicable, if admission is through an entrance test)

Step 4- Check the Result of the Entrance Test (if applicable) and according to the result, you will appear for Counselling.

Examination Pattern

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  • Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar maintains a great placement record every year. A good number of students get placed every year. A total of 701 students got placed in the 2021 placement drive.
  • The highest package offered is INR 12Lpa and the lowest package is INR 5Lpa.
  • The hiring companies are Infosys, Google, Cognizant etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions?

A Directorate established by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (within its main campus) especially for offering courses under Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode and governing all the rules and regulations, publicized from time to time, by Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission (UGC-DEB), New Delhi.

Admissions under Open & Distance Learning usually commence mid of May every year and are made only during the July session. However, no fresh admissions were made during the January session.

Once the admissions are over, the Directorate won’t allow any admissions even with a late fee. However, if the last date for admission under ODL mode is extended by UGC, New Delhi; the same will be applicable to the Directorate of Open & Distance Learning, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Activity Calendar bearing tentative time schedule for most of the academic activities, exclusively for ODL courses

A list of requisite documents and the admission process can be found in the ODL admission handbook.

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