About University

ABOUT Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University

Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University (PSOU), Patiala, a State University for open learning in Punjab, has been established under an Act No.19 of 2019, notified vide Notification No.23-Leg/2019, dated 20.12.2019, by the State Legislature of Punjab and is empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under Section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.

Our Vision & Mission

  • To propagate education in flexible mode across the State and to provide access to deliberately designed courses
  • To collaborate with other Higher Education Institutions for academic and research endeavours.
  • A wide network of support services
  • Multiple modes for delivery of instructions such as Print & Electronics
  • To provide course for rural, agricultural, industrial and commercial needs of people and to design learning material for improving socio-economic condition of the masses.

Motto of The University: SEWA


kill Enhancement

Skill Enhancement through customized programs by leveraging technology.



Employability-focused education reflecting excellence in all spheres of learning.



Wisdom as the cornerstone of our endeavor in developing wholesome personalities.



Accessible and equitable for providing quality education and lifelong learning.