As per the guidelines of University Grants Commission (UGC), Student Counselling Centre was set-up at Punjabi University, Patiala in the premises of Dean, Students’ Welfare Office in January, 2019.
It strives to establish Mental Health as a co-existent with Physical, Emotional, Social, Academic & Spiritual Health and thus a predictor of holistic well-being.
Student Counselling Centre focuses on addressing the challenges and dilemmas faced by the students ranging from Anxiety, Stress, Homesickness, Interpersonal Conflicts, Depressive Thoughts and Academic Concerns affecting mental health and day-to-day life. The efforts are made to fulfil the aim through the following objectives:
Personal Counselling & Mentoring has been imparted to the University students for diverse issues. The Counselling Services are available to all the university students on working days without any honorarium. The distressed cases due to various reasons in the hostels are addressed at the administrative level at Punjabi University, and are provided with Counselling as well.
In the wake of Covid-19 & subsequent Lockdown, various Webinars were conducted for the university students with the objective of spreading Awareness and equipping the university students with the management and adjustment with the unprecedented times.