The Department of Biophysics was established in 1964 and it is the only department, which offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the discipline of Biophysics (Honours School). The department also offers excellent research opportunities leading to the award of Ph.D. degree. Department of Science and Technology (DST) has accorded the department status of “DST-FIST Supported Department”. Moreover, the department has also been selected by UGC for Special kassistance program (SAP) DSA phase I based on its accomplishments in research and education. More: http://biophysics.puchd.ac.in
One of the oldest Universities in India, the Panjab University (PU) initiated at Lahore in 1882, has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. The University supports excellence and innovation in academic programmes, promotes excellence in research, scholarship and teaching.
Panjab University is located in Sector 14 and Sector 25 of Chandigarh, spreading across an area of almost 550 acres. A cluster of prominent buildings like the Gandhi Bhawan, the Fine Arts Museum, the University Library and the Student Centre form the hub of social interaction.