Punjab is a well-known state of north India, famous for its agriculture, culture and tradition. As far as education sector is concerned, Punjab is continuously striving to increase the number of educational institutions in Punjab so as to provide education to all. There is no dearth of institutions for higher Professional and higher technical education in Punjab. Further, to meet the requirement of changing environment, new engineering and technical institutes are coming up. There are about 17 Degree awarding universities/ universities level institutions in the state of Punjab out of which 1 is central university, 8 are state universities, 2 are deemed universities, 3 private universities and 3 institutes of national importance. There are total of about 852 Colleges, out of which 44 are engineering/Technology/architecture, 66 Medical and 14 education/teacher training institutes. Out of 225 degree Colleges covered under UGC act, 213 degree Colleges are covered under section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956 while 12 degree Colleges are covered only under section 2(f) but are not covered under section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956.The state has also been ranked 7th amongst the all Indian States in terms of education.3The state is playing an active role in providing higher education. There are 55 Govt. Colleges and 136 Govt. aided Colleges in the state of Punjab. In addition to it, there are 188 private Colleges which are engaged in imparting higher education in the state of Punjab. Punjab Colleges have relatively higher enrolment per College than all India level.