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Punjab Profile for PPSC



 
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Creation: 1st November 1966 
Capital: Chandigarh 
➢ State animal: Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) 
➢ State bird: Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) 
➢ State tree: Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) 
➢ First CM: Dr. Gopi Chand Bhargava 
➢ First Governor: Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi 
➢ First chief justice of HC: Justice Ram Lal 
➢ First vidhan sabha speaker: Kapur Singh
➢ Total area : 50,362 sq. km
○ Rural : 48,265 sq. km
○ Urban : 2,097 sq. km
○ Smallest district : SAS Nagar (Mohali)
○ Largest district: ludhiana
➢ Forest area: 3011 sq. km
➢ Latitude: 29° 30’ N to 32° 32’ N
➢ Longitude : 73 ° 55’ E to 76° 50’ E

Demographic Structure :

➢ Total population: 277.43 Lakh
○ Male population: 146.39 Lakh
○ Female population: 131.04 Lakh
○ Rural population: 173.44 Lakh
(62.52%)
○ Urban population: 103.99 Lakh
(37.48%)

➢ Population density: 551/ sq.km
○ Highest population density: Ludhiana
(978)
○ Lowest population density: Sri
Muktsar Sahib (348)

➢ Sex ratio: 895
○ Child sex ratio: 846
○ Rural sex ratio: 907
○ Urban sex ratio: 875
○ Highest sex ratio: Hoshiarpur (961)
○ Lowest sex ratio : Bathinda (868)
➢ Most populated district: Ludhiana
➢ Least populated district: Barnala
➢ Only district without urban population: Khadur Sahib
➢ Literacy rate: 75.8%
○ Male literacy: 80.4%
○ Female literacy: 70.7%
➢ Most literate district : Hoshiarpur (84.6%)
➢ Least literate district: Mansa (61.8%)

Universities in Punjab:

➢ State Universities :

○ Panjab University - Chandigarh
○ Punjabi University - Patiala
○ Guru Nanak Dev University - Amritsar
○ Guru Angad Dev University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences       -Ludhiana
○ Punjab Agriculture University - Ludhiana
○ Punjab Technical University- Jalandhar
○ Baba Farid University of Health Sciences - Faridkot
○ Guru Ravidas Ayurved University - Hoshiarpur
○ Rajiv Gandhi University of Law- Patiala
○ Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University-Bathinda

➢ Central University of Punjab - Bathinda

➢ Deemed Universities
 ○ Sant Longowal Inst. of Engineering and Technology- Longowal,       Sangrur
○ Thapar Inst. of Engineering and Technology - Patiala

➢ Private Universities

○ Lovely Professional University - Jalandhar
○ Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University - Fatehgarh Sahib
○ Guru Kashi University - Talwandi Sabo
○ D.A.V University - Jalandhar
○ Adesh University - Bathinda
○ Chandigarh University - Gharuan (Mohali)
○ Chitkara University - Rajpura
○ Desh Bhagat University- Mandi Gobindgarh
○ Rayat Bahra University - Kharar
○ RIMT University - Mandi Gobindgarh
○ Akal University- Talwandi Sabo
○ GNA University- Phagwara
○ Sant Baba Bhag Singh University- Jalandhar 

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