The Department of Panjabi was established in 1979 in this University to promote Panjabi Language, Literature and Culture to the desired standard in Haryana State and to emphasize on panjabi teaching and research activities. The department was started with one Lecturer and one Reader Head . At present, there are six faculty members in the department i.e. five Professors and one Lecturer. All faculty members are well-known and well-reputed for their contribution in the field of Panjabi, Language, Literature, Culture and research activities. The department is running MA, M.Phil and Ph.D. courses. Ratio for male and female students is 40:60. Atleast (40) fourty Ph.D. scholars have been pursuing Ph.D. research work as URS, JRF and registered scholar in the various specialized fields of Panjabi, language, literature and culture. Twenty two students of this department have qualified the JRF/NET & SLET tests. The department has absolutely indulged in research pursuits so many eminent scholars as Prof. Attar Singh, Prof. Harbhajan Singh, Prof. Darshan Singh. Prof. Prem Prakash Singh, Prof. Satinder Singh, Prof. S.S.Noor, Prof. Jagbir Singh and Prof. Deepak Manmohan Singh have been invited as Visiting Fellows time to time for delivering the lectures in the department under UGC scheme. It has produced sixty Ph.D. scholars and three hundred M.Phil students. The department has two Chairs also. Guru Nanak Chair and Guru Gobind Singh Chair for the deep study and research of Bani of Gurus.
The department is well known for organizing various National and International Seminars/Conferences/Symposium etc. time to time for the promotion of Panjabi language, literature and culture in the Haryana State. The department is holding all the responsibilities as to prepare lesson plans, to conduct PCP of BA, MA and M.Phil (Panjabi) and to supervise the students for their dissertations of Correspondence Courses of this University.