PGIMER, Chandigarh is one of the top educational, medical, and training institutions in the nation.
Panjab University, a federally and provincially sponsored institution of higher learning, was founded in 1882 and is situated in Chandigarh, Punjab.
An independent university is the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research in Mohali.
A public university founded in 1962, PAU, Ludhiana, was placed 51st among all universities in 2019 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
A minority-run private teaching hospital, Christian Medical College (CMC) is located in Ludhiana. When it was opened in 1984, it was Asia's first female-only medical school.
Patiala, Punjab, is home to the Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET). The 250-acre site for the institute was built in 1956.
Punjab is home to RGNUL Patiala, a public law school and National Law University.
A renowned medical college called Dayanand Medical College and Hospital is situated in Ludhiana, Punjab.
2008 saw the founding of the IIT Ropar. The Government of India set it, and the Ministry of Human Resource Development approved it.