Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Computer Centre

About Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Computer Centre


To build Information Technology Enabled Service (ITES) Centre that delivers high quality services in compliance with dynamic requirements of students, staff, administration, and society.


  • To strengthen and support end-to-end network connectivity in Panjab University Campus ensuring high availability and security.
  • To design, develop and deploy IT solutions that serve students, staff, administration, and society anytime, anywhere.
  • To promote and assist seamless computing environment in Panjab University for the pursuit of academic excellence and effective administration.

The Computer Culture at the Panjab University dates back to 1966. The Computer Centre has been renamed as "Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Computer Centre" on 27th July 2016 in the memory of Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India. The computer center has been providing computing and network facilities to whole of the campus. Ministry of HRD, Government of India has selected PU as a node to be connected to National Knowledge Commission (NKN) with high network bandwidth. The University Computer Center has established 10 Gigabit campus wide Network to provide high speed connectivity to various departments through National knowledge network (NKN). Network is secured with hardware firewall installed at Computer Centre with three wide area network links of 1 Gbps (NKN), 1 Gbps (NME-ICT).The Computer Centre has hosted network based computing software for Scientists and Social Scientists. In addition, latest storage device, e-mail Server, Web Server have been hosted at Computer Centre.

Internet Access and IT Facilitation
All the academic/administrative buildings, hostels, guest houses (Sec. 14 and Sec. 25) are connected with Computer Centre through optical fiber. The access to Internet and optimal use of Information Technology has been initiated by providing more than 4500 wired nodes/internet connection points (excluding Wi-fi points). The University Library is connected through Inflibnet network with all Departments on the Campus which are availing the facility of online journals provided through UGC Inflibnet. All Departments and Hostels (with Wi-Fi) are connected to Computer Centre hosting Gigabit switch through fiber and students can access internet using their devices. The Computer Centre is also equipped with Video Conferencing System and Virtual Classroom facility. Computer Centre offers IT Facilitation for meetings, events, webinars, and Livestreaming of events at PU campus.

Website and Online Admissions
The Computer Centre is providing Web hosting services since the year 1999 for the convenience of students/public. PU website consists of more than 150 sub-domains created based on departments, branches, institutes, centers, activities, and purposes such as conferences, Wi-Fi, hostels, forms, results, payment services, recruitment, etc. Design, development, and maintenance of the entire website is done in-house. Web applications for Online Admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses is developed and maintained by Computer Centre including Portal for online fee payment through credit card/debit card/net banking /UPI etc. Computer Centre is also involved in development of Web applications for Conferences, Events, Youth Festival, and Journals etc. Computer Centre has been offering short-term awareness Courses for the Faculty, Staff and Research Scholars free of cost from time to time. These courses have been very useful for encouraging Faculty, Staff and Scholars to make an effective use of Information Technology and other support services.

Consultancy Projects

  • Entrance Examinations
  • Recuritment Tests
  • Software development
  • Network planning & Design
  • Online Admission
  • Website Development

Enquiry No(s): 1800-180-2065, +91 172 2534818, 2534866 (from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm on working days )

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