Chandigarh, May 12, 2019 (SK. Vyas): Panjab University in its Syndicate Meeting deliberated on all 21 agenda items, here on Saturday.
The Syndicate discussed at length the recommendations of
the committee constituted for fees structure (Tuition fees and other
University charges) in the University Teaching Departments and
Regional Centres of PU for the Session 2019-20. The Syndicate formed a committee for rationalisation of fee structure. The matter will thereafter be taken directly to the Senate for approval.
Regarding NRI fees structure along with NRI seats in each course for the
session 2019-20, the Syndicate approved the same for most of the cases barring
recommendations of Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital
which will carry on with the existing structure. For BA LLB and B.Com LLB Courses,
reservations of NRI is made subject to the overall limit of not more than 50%
The Syndicate approved the recommendations regarding rules of promotion
policy/relaxation of the time period for promotion of laboratory and technical staff of
The Syndicate approved the grant of Paternity Leave to the College teachers.
The Syndicate approved in principle the recommendations of the committee
regarding the increase in the number of seats/additional/new courses in various departments of
Panjab University from the academic session 2019-20, except-self financed Ph.d
Programme (UIPS), where, the Syndicate recommended for exploring industry sponsorship
for the course. Fees rationalisation will be done before the implementation of the
The Syndicate approved the appointment of Dr. Anish Slath, Assistant Professor as
Director at University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management for the period of 3
The Syndicate approved the introduction of BA (Hons) and B.Com(Hons) courses in the Department of Evening Studies-Multi Disciplinary Research Centres w.e.f. the academic session 2019-20.