University School of Open Learning
Panjab University, Chandigarh
Admission Cum Examination Form for Session 2022-23

Provisional Merit List of Advance Diploma in Guidance and Counselling Session 2022-23
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About USOL

  • University School of Open Learning (USOL) is a pioneer institution of distance education with fifity golden years of serving those who could not reach to formal education. It commenced its journey in year 1971 as Directorate of Correspondence Courses to embrace the lofty mission to take the reach of quality education beyond the four walls of University. From being an undergraduate institute in its initial phase, it grew to become a leading and popular Open and Distance Learning Institute. Today it is fully equipped to cater to the ever evolving needs and expectations of 21st Century learners.
  • USOL offers a wide range of programmes: Traditional Undergraduate and Post graduate programmes, Professional, Job-oriented, Skill-based, Market-driven courses and some Value oriented courses.

  • Faculty at USOL is highly qualified and actively engaged in research and advancement of knowledge. Having effectively integrated ICT in its curriculum, USOL is fully equipped to disseminate quality education through blended mode besides the traditional face to face mode of teaching.

Starting Date for Online Admission Process is 5th August 2022
  • Fee Concessions of USOL
      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 details of fee concession see page no 127-133 of USOL Prospectus.

  • 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

  • Click the following link to see the recognition status of the courses by UGC-DEB: 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
  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, USOL will not be responsible.
  5. Login again at 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. You are also requested to please download these Mandatory Instructions
  9. Document Verification: An appointment letter will be generated with print of the Admission-cum Examination Form. You have to come to USOL 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 USOL, then send the copy of this printout along with supporting documents to following address for verification and confirmation of admission at the following address: Chairperson, University School of Open Learning, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014.

Sr.No. Admission Schedule Dates(Normal Fee)
1. Starting Date for Online Admission Form 5th August 2022 (Friday)
2. Last Date for Online Admission Form 9th November 2022 (Wednesday)
3. Last Date for Generating Post office Fee Challan and Deposit of Fee 10th November 2022 (Thursday)
4. Last Date for Deposit of Fee through Online Mode 10th November 2022 (Thursday)
5. Last date for Completing online Registration for Admission 14th November 2022 (Monday)
6. Last date for sending hard copy of Online Admission cum Examination form with (along with documents) to USOL: 15th November 2022 (Tuesday)