Jagat Guru Nanak Dev PSOU has been established with effect from 20th December 2019 by an Act 19 of 2019 notified vide Notification No.
23-Leg/2019 dated 20.12.2019 of the State Legislature of Punjab as a State
University and is empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under Section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 at its own departments, its
constitutent colleges and/or through its affiliated colleges in regular mode with the approval of its statutory bodies/councils,
Jagat Guru Nanak Dev PSOU is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established
for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India.