Punjab University to offer course on Global Terrorism

In order to focus on increasing incidents of terrorism globally, some universities have started advanced and specialised courses on Terrorism Studies, Security Studies; Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism. Chandigarh based Department of Defence and National Security Studies of Punjab University is offering a one year post-graduate diploma course in Homeland Security.
 
The one-year post-graduate diploma course in homeland security in the varsity started from the academic year 2009-10 to teach aspiring students the nuances of countering global terrorism. The university senate had unanimously given its green signal to the decision. The curriculum was started to focus on improving the intelligence system and to counter global terrorism.The university also avails the services of both retired and serving officials of defence and various intelligence wings of the country.
 
The course also equips students with both technical and theoretical knowledge of countering every kind of terrorist attack and natural calamity. The curriculum was drafted after consulting senior defence officials. There are 25 seats in the course and the students get admission through an entrance test conducted by the varsity. Punjab University is the first university in India to provide education on improving the internal security system of the country. Many universities in the US and in Europe are already conducting the course.
 
To boost education and help the varsity out of financial crisis, the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) has officially agreed to release 25 per cent of the central governments grants for Punjab University (PU). Punjab University will receive Rs 50 crore from the central government soon. The decision was taken on the request of the university to release funds as it was getting impossible for the university to pay its dearness allowances.  
 
Punjab University is one of the oldest universities in India and currently has 78 teaching and research departments and 15 centres/chairs for teaching and research. The university was established in 1882 as University of Punjab at Lahore (now in Pakistan). It has 188 affiliated colleges spread all over Punjab. 
 

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