I N S T R U CT I ON S
(Change in Name)
1. Any alter ation in the name alr eady r ecor ded in the Univer s ity Office is cons ider ed as a
change in name.
2. Only Matr ic, or Higher S econdar y Par t I pas s ed in 1965 or ther eafter or Higher
S econdar y Par t I I Ex amination pas s ed or r egis ter ed candidates of this Univer s ity or with
the Univer s ity of Panj ab, Lahor e, ar e allowed to apply for change in their names .
3. Change in s ub- cas te is not per mis s ible unles s ther e is any link between the pr opos ed
and the one alr eady s hown agains t his /her name. T his r ule does not apply to women
candidates who change their names due to mar r iage and adver tis ement in the
news paper is not neces s ar y.
4. Mode of P aym en t : F ee can be paid either in cas h at the Univer s ity counter in main
office or thr ough bank dr aft pr efer ably dr awn on S tate B ank of I ndia, Panj ab Univer s ity,
Chandigar h or any s cheduled B ank of Chandigar h or thr ough Cr os s ed I ndian Pos tal
Or der s dr awn in favour of R egis tr ar , Panj ab Univer s ity, Chandigar h.
F ees : R s. 590/ -
5. T he application s hould be for war ded to this Office thr ough the Head of I ns titution
affiliated/r ecognis ed by this Univer s ity wher e the applicant is s tudying or las t s tudied
[ Cer tificate No. (ii) over leaf is meant for this pur pos e]
Note: - I n cas es wher e the I ns titution las t attended by a candidate is in Pakis tan, the
applicant, if employed, s hould s ubmit his application thr ough the head of the
Depar tment wher e he is employed [ Cer tified No. (i) over leaf is meant for this pur pos e]
6. A cutting fr om the news paper in which the applicant has adver tis ed the change in
his /her name be pas ted in the s pace pr ovided for it at page 1. T he adver tis ement will
be vaild up to s ix months fr om the date of publication. Attes ted copy of the s ame is not
7. Duplicate Cer tificates with change name can be is s ued on payment of the pr es cr ibed fee
and on r etur n of the or iginal cer tificates . T his fee will be in addition to the fee paid for
change in name.
8. I f the change in name is per mitted, the name in the Univer s ity r ecor ds as well as in the
duplicate copies of the cer tificates /degr ees if obtained, will be s hown in " New name"
alias " Old Name" , as for ex ample, wher e change in name is allowed fr om 'Megh Raj to
Raj K umar ', changed name in the Univer s ity r ecor ds as well as in the duplicate copies of
the cer tificates /degr ees will be s hown as " Raj K umar alias Megh Raj " .