Desh Bhagat University (formally known as Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes) is situated in Punjab and came into existence in 2012 under Punjab Govt’s Desh Bhagat University Act, 2012. This private university is popularly known as DBU and motto of this well-known university is Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship.
The philosophy of the great freedom fighter Sri Lal Singh Ji played the very crucial role in the establishment of this university. This reputed university is recognized by various organizations like UGC, AIU, NCTE, PCI, COA and BCI.
This University has four campuses located at Amloh, Shri Muktsar Sahib, Moga and in Kenya. All four university campuses are WiFi enabled, spacious and well equipped with all modern facilities like hostels, sports complex, canteen, mini market, gym, library, lab etc.
This University offers more than 350 courses in almost 50 different streams at Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctorate level. All course curriculums are more emphasized on hands-on experience is designed by eminent academicians.
According to the NIRF (National Institute of Ranking Framework), it holds the 2nd position amongst all state universities of Punjab. It provides a good academic and extracurricular environment to its students. Apart from these this university is known for its excellent placement cells.
The admission into most of the UG and PG programs is on the basis of merit marks scored in the 10+2 and Bachelor course respectively. For some courses like BAMS, LLM, MPhil, PhD etc. the university conducts its own entrance exam.
Application and Admission Procedure
How to Apply
To apply in varied courses offered in this university interested candidates can apply online by visiting the official website. The candidates have to click on the tab “APPLY ONLINE” and then click on new registration. Then fill the Stream (UG, PG etc), category and three preferences of courses.
The next step involves filling of personal and academic details along with uploading of photograph and signature. The fees of the application form are Rs 4000/- which can be paid either online through internet banking or by a demand draft in the name of the institution.
Once fully filled the form can be submitted and candidates must download the form for future reference.
Desh Bhagat University offers a variety of courses. Admission to each course is through the national level examination conducted by the organizations. For example- for M tech course GATE is considered, for medical courses NEET is valid, For B.Tech courses, JEE is preferred.
The merit list for each course is formed according to the respective examination. The candidate then attends the counseling at the institution and can confirm the seat by submitting the required tuition fees.
However, another way of getting admission into this institution is through direct admission where the seats which remain unfilled are offered according to the marks in recent qualifying examination. And further, the same procedure is followed.
Hostel and Facilities
Desh Bhagat University is located in the state of Punjab and has its subsidiaries in various districts all over Punjab. Its campus is located in a totally pollution free environment, with lush green surroundings.
Facilities available at the campus are 24/7 internet facilities, AC classrooms, well-developed computer labs, up to date digital library, conference halls and playgrounds. Other facilities are transportation for students, health center, cafeteria and a mini market.
Separate hostels for boys and girls are available at the university. Each hostel is provided with modern infrastructure and all the basic amenities. Rooms have attached washrooms along with a table, a chair, a cupboard, and Wifi. The option of AC rooms and cooler rooms is present at the hostel. The hostel also has recreational rooms and a mini library.
Various clubs at the university are a sports club, NSS, cultural club, Debates society, photography club and research development club.
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1) 3 year Law Degree Course - A candidate who has graduated in any discipline from a recognized University can appear for L.L.B. course
2) Integrated Degree Program - Candidate must have passed 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam or an exam cosidered to be equivalnt to 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam can enrol for integrated degree program (LLB and a first degree in any other subject).
Candidates who have obtained 10+2 Higher secondary exam certificate or a graduate degree after taking up other courses through distance mode are also considered eligible for integrated degree course. But those candidates who have obtained 10+2 Higher secondary exam certificate or a graduate degree through distance mode or from open universities without any basic qualification are not eligible for admission into law courses.
Minimum marks for admission into law courses -
1) 40% for SC/ST candidates
2) 45% for other candidates