3rdJuly, 2022: Pachhunga University College (PUC) has been selected as the best college in North East India for Arts and Science education in 2022 by India Today.
PUC has been named in India Today’s ‘The Best Colleges in India’ list for the first time. Arts ranks 141st in the country, Science ranks 167th in the country and Commerce ranks 183rd in the country.
India Today has conducted a thorough survey of schools across India this year. Six criteria – Intake Quality and Governance, Academic Excellence, Infrastructure and Living Experience, Personality and Leadership Development, Career Progression and Placement, Objective Score and Perceptual Score were used for the study. Hindu College, New Delhi came first in Arts and Science, Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi came first in Commerce; AIMMS New Delhi topped the list in Medical and IIT New Delhi topped the list in Engineering.
Pachhunga University College has 23 departments of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management under Under Graduate (UG) and five (5) departments of Post-Graduate (PG – MA and MSc) – Mizo, Philosophy, Life Sciences, Geo-Physics, Statistical Mathematics. There are 10 Ph.D seats under Life Sciences and more than 60 Ph.D students are studying under PUC teachers through Mizoram University.
PUC is a NAAC Accreditation A+ college, ISO certified college and DBT Star College. India’s colleges are ranked 101-150 in the NIRF rankings and have been given the highest platinum rank in the Green Audit
Central University Entrance Test (CUET) passers only are eligible for admission to PUC this year. So far, 1,04,953 applications have been received from various parts of India for the 1,120 PUC seats. Last year, the school had 3,100 students, but this year it will have more students, PUC officials said. Two foreign students are being admitted. MZU has 147 rank holders in 16 out of 26 subjects.
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