Panjab University is one of the a higher education institute and was set up in the 19th century to offer a huge range of courses as per the 21 century. The department of Open Learning of this University was set up in the year 1971. Panjab University Distance Learning Course . Panjab University offers various UG and PG courses such as B. Com, BA, B. Ed, BBA, BCA, MA in Panjabi, English, History, Hindi, Political Science, Economics, Sikh Studies, Religious Studies, Women Studies, Sociology, Public Administration, Journalism and mass communication, Education, MLIbSc, M. Com, and MSc (IT). Applicants can choose courses from PG, UG, Diploma, and Professional courses at the PU USOL university.