Punjab is a state in the north-west of India. It borders Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast, Rajasthan to the southwest and Pakistan west.
The 2011 census records a population of 27.7 million across 22 districts. The state capital is Chandigarh and largest city is Ludhiana.
Education in Punjab
The literacy rate as of 2011 in Punjab is 76.68%. For a list of the higher education institutions in Punjab, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_Punjab_(India)
Virtual education in Punjab
The Punjab Technical University has set up around 350 learning centres around the state conducting diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses. See http://www.ptudep.org