Centre for Distance and Online Education (Formerly USOL)
Panjab University, Chandigarh
Admission Cum Examination Form for Session 2023-24

All UG/PG Programmes UGC-DEB approved
Student can apply for pursuing Dual degree (one Regular Mode and one Distance Mode, ODL/Online Mode: or upto two ODL/Online Mode


About CDOE

  • Having started its journey in 1971 as Directorate of Correspondence Courses to becoming a Centre for Distance and Online Education, it has come along way in becoming one of the pioneer institute in distance education in North India over a period of five and a half decades . Today it is fully equipped to cater to the ever evolving needs and expectations of Gen Z Learners and every effort is made in terms of various activities and exposure to make them global citizens.
  • The Course curriculum and syllabi are designed keeping in mind the market needs to enhance the employability of Today's learners. Starting with Various Courses like Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Commerce , Masters in Various Disciplines (English, Education, Economics, Hindi, History, Punjabi, Political Science, Public Administration ,Sociology) , B.Ed, B.Com , B.A. , B.Lib etc to cater to the needs of students aspiring to upgrade their knowledge and skill base.Apart from this , the centre also offers various Certificate and Advanced Diploma Courses.

  • Fee Concessions of CDOE
      1. Freeship for SC/ST
      2. Blind/PWD Students
      3. Concession to Transgender Student
      4. Fee Concession to Students Whose Parents are Not Surviving
      5. National E-Scholarship
      6. Students Aid Fund
  • For SC/ST Students availing Post Matric Scholarship are required to select all the following conditions:
    1. State : Punjab
    2. Category : SC/ST
    3. Punjab Domicile : Yes
    4. Family Annual Income : upto 2.5 Lac
  • SC students are required to apply Freeship Card along with Admission Form .The link for Freeship Card is Click Here

Steps To Apply

  1. Select the Programme (UG/PG) and fill the complete Admission-cum Examination Form
  2. Submit the Form and note down your Login Id and Password.
  3. Login with your username/password again at http://usoladmissions.puchd.ac.in/
  4. Pay the Fee either through online mode i.e. by Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking or fee can also be paid in any branch of Post Office all over India, after your generating the post office Fee Challan.
    Important Note:-You are advised to pay the fee through Post Office Challan/Internet Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card preferably. If you will use any other mode, your fee confirmation may get delayed/failed. In such cases, CDOE will not be responsible.
  5. Login again at http://usoladmissions.puchd.ac.in/ if pay fee using Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking /after two days if fee is deposited in the Post office
  6. If fee paid through online mode but not confirmed, please click on confirm my fee link and then click on Continue.
  7. Complete the process by uploading your scanned photograph and signature
  8. Take a printout of your complete Admission cum Examination form.
  9. Document Verification: An appointment letter will be generated with print of the Admission-cum Examination Form. You have to come to CDOE on the given date along with print-out of Admission cum Examination form and original documents for verification and confirmation of admission. In case, you are unable to come to CDOE, then send the copy of this printout along with supporting documents to following address for verification and confirmation of admission at the following address: Director, Centre for Distance and Online Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014.