Patiala is a historic city in southeastern Punjab, northwestern India. It is the fourth largest city in the state and is the administrative capital of Patiala district. The City is known for its rich heritage and culture. Established in 1763, Patiala is one of the most prominent cities of Punjab has a number of Historical sites, beautiful gardens, Religious Places. Patiala hosts two national universities and one state university along with other reputed educational institutions of North India. Major attractions of Patiala city are:

About the Venue: Punjabi University, Patiala

Established on April 30, 1962 in the erstwhile princely state of Patiala with the main objective of furthering the cause of Punjabi language, art and literature, Punjabi University has since evolved into the largest University in the state. This is the second University in the world to be named after a language, the first being Hebrew University of Israel. Its vision is to establish and incorporate a University for the advancement of Punjabi studies and development of Punjabi language as a medium of instruction or otherwise for providing instruction in humanistic and scientific subjects and generally for the promotion of education and research. The University started working from its present lush green, pollution free, 316 acres campus since 1965.

Department of Computer Science & Engineering is a department of Punjabi University, Patiala offering Ph. D., M. Tech. and B. Tech. courses in the field of Computer Science & Engineering.