Nanak Dev University established at Amritsar on November 24,
1969 to mark the 500th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak
Dev Ji is both a residential and an affiliating University.
over a stretch of 500 acres towards the West of the city,
Guru Nanak Dev University presents a picture of modern architecture.
National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore accredited
the University at the Five Star Level. Being rated at such
a high level it would inspire its commitment to social upliftment
as the core ideals.
The University has lifted the highest sports award of India,
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for a record number of nineteenth
time. It also won the All India Inter-varsity National Youth
Festival Trophy for the sixth time in succession.
University today has 38 full fledged academic departments,
two regional campuses at Jalandhar and Gurdaspur, two constituent
colleges (Jalandhar & Niari), an independent Centre for Distance
Education and a score of support service departments besides
several administrative offices. Being an affiliating University,
it also performs the parenting role of directing and monitoring
the academic programmes of 134 colleges located in the five
districts of Amritsar, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Nawan Shahr
University has been functioning in a transparent manner. The
Right to Information Act 2005 has been implemented at this
University in its Syndicate Meeting dated 27.3.2006 (para
4). Any person can get the information relating to this University
subject to the various provisions of this Act. The Registrar
of the University has been appointed as the Information Officer
under this Act. An officer of the rank of Superintendent has
also been appointed in the Office of the Registrar for the
assistance of Information Officer to deal with the supply
of any kind of information under this Act.
order that emost wanted information relating to the University
may reach the General Public easily, the following information/
documents have been put on Internet on the University Websites
Handbook under Right to Information Act PDF File (207 KB approx.)
University Act and Statutes
PDF File (1556KB approx.)
names and telephone numbers of the teachers and officers of
the University PDF
pay-scales of the teachers/officers/employees of the University
and information regarding
for various Jobs PDF
File (18.2KB approx.)
Form for Information under Section 6(1) of the Act. PDF File (58 KB approx.)
from that the Syllabi of all the courses, names of the University
Departments and the courses being run in these departments,
result of various examinations and the Entrance Tests for
admission to various courses are given on the Internet.
Any person who desires to obtain any information except seeing of answersheets by the students under this
Act shall make a request in writing or through electronic
means in Punjabi or English or Hindi. For this purpose he/she
will have to deposit application fee of Rs.10/- with the University.
The fee at the following rates shall be charged from the applicant
for providing the information demanded by him/her :
Rupees two for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created
Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper;
Actual cost or price for samples or models;
For information provided in diskette or floppy rupees fifty
per diskette or floppy ;
For information provided in printed form at the price fixed
for such publication or rupees
two per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.
fee for inspection of record shall be charged, if such an
inspection is made for one hour only. However, if inspection
is made for a period of more than one hour, a fee of rupees
five shall be charged for every fifteen minutes in excess
thereof. A fraction of the period of fifteen minutes shall
be construed as a complete period of fifteen minutes and shall
be charged as such.
information sought by any one will be supplied as per the
provisions of RTI Act, 2005.
- Information, disclosure of which would prejudicially affect
the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security, strategic,
scientific or economic interests of the State, relation
with foreign State or lead to incitement of an offence.
- Information which has been expressly forbidden to be
published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure
of which may constitute contempt of court.
- Information, the disclosure of which would cause a breach
of privilege or Parliament or the State Legislature.
- Information including commercial confidence, trade secrets
or intellectual property, the disclosure of which would
harm the competitive position of a third party, unless the
competent authority is satisfied that larger public interest
warrants the disclosure of such information;
- Information available to a person in his fiduciary relationship,
unless the competent authority is satisfied that the larger
public interest warrants the disclosure of such information.
- Information received in confidence from foreign Government;
- Information , the disclosure of which would endanger
the life or physical safety of any person or identify the
source of information or assistance given in confidence
for law enforcement or security purposes;
- Information which would impede the process of investigation
or apprehension or prosecution of offenders;
- Cabinet papers including records of deliberations of
the Council of Ministers, Secretaries and other officers;
- Information which relates to personal information the
disclosure of which has no relationship to any public activity
or interest, or which would cause unwarranted invasion of
the privacy of the individual;
- Notwithstanding any of the exemptions listed above, a
public authority may allow access to information, if public
interest in disclosure outweighs the harm to the protected
is allowed :
Only that part of the
record which does not contain any information which is exempt
from disclosure and which can reasonably be severed from any
part that contains exempt information, may be provided. (S.10)
- Name of the Public Information Officer : Dr.
- Name of the person to whom appeal can be made : Dr.