Fulfilling the demands of people of Doaba region for quality education, Guru Nanak Dev University established its Regional campus at Jalandhar in 1979 with English, Punjabi and Law departments. Later, department of Journalism was added in the year 1995. To meet the demands in technical education and research, the campus got its own sprawling and beautiful campus with the addition of three prestigious professional courses i.e. Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics &Communication Engineering and School of Legal studies in 2002. Since inception, all these departments have been imparting quality education with main aim to produce indispensable and employable manpower.
The university had been the first one in the North India to start B.A., LL.B. (Honours) Five-Year integrated course after 10+2 at this Campus. This course has adopted the clinical methodology at the pattern of National University GATE 23 Law school. Research based education is an integral part of quality education which narrows down the gap between industry and academia. Keeping this objective in view Post graduate (M.Phil, M.A, L.L.M, MJMC) and Doctorate level (PhD) courses are also offered in this campus. Recently, M.Tech course has been added both in ECE and CSE disciplines by Engineering Department.
The campus is fully equipped with modern infrastructure catering to the needs of its students. State of the Art computing and networking facilities are provided to teachers and students. A vast library with a pool of around 30000 books, journals is also provided at dispense of students. An information center functioning from the Regional Campus provide services of distribution, collection and attestation, migration and other admission related information to the students of entire Doaba region. The center is very well entertaining the queries in relation to university affairs.
The other amenities include Girls’ hostel facility to accommodate more than 300 girl students with modern facilities of Internet, PCO, Photostat, Canteen, Stationary shop, Reading room and Indoor games. Round the clock medical service is also available to the hostlers. Other amenities available in the Campus include canteen, bank, bus service, a residential complex of 6 flats with a facility of guest house.