Information portal of Jalandhar district Punjab

This article serves as a complete sitemap on the Jalandhar district of Punjab where you can get all information about Jalandhar at one go, including education, health, famous personalities, jobs in Jalandhar and many more.

The Jalandhar district in Punjab (Punjabi: ਜਲੰਧਰ) is one of the districts of Punjab with the Jalandhar city serving as its administrative headquarters. The Jalandhar City is also known as the Sports City of India. The name Jalandhar comes from the mythical demon king by the same name. Another theory goes that the name signifies a land surrounded by the waters of the rivers Sutlej (Shatadru), Beas (Bipasha) and Ravi. It is one of the most fertile and irrigated plains of Punjab, also boasting a good economy from textile industries, leather goods, sports materials as well as wooden products. Jalandhar is located at a distance of 350 kilometres from Delhi on the Amritsar – Delhi national highway. The neighbouring districts of Jalandhar are Kapurthala, Ferozpur, Ludhiana, Nawanshahar and Hoshiarpur.

  • Area of Ludhina district, Punjab: 2632 km2
  • Literacy Rate of Jalandhar district, Punjab: 74%
  • Major rivers: Sutlej, Beas and Ravi.
  • PIN codes of Jalandhar: There are many pin codes in the Jalandhar district. For more details, please refer to our complete list of pin codes in Jalandhar.
  • STD Code of Jalandhar district Punjab: 0181

We also offer a complete Jalandhar District business directory where you can find the suitable business for you in the Jalandhar district.

Jalandhar education - schools, colleges, and universities

Jalandhar is perhaps most known in the field of education in Punjab for the Punjab Technical University (PTU). PTU is also most known for the Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test or PTU CET exams which is the mandatory admission test for the graduation courses in Engineering, Architecture and Farmacy. Every year lots of students appear at this exam and there are many PTU CET coaching classes in Jalandhar and in the rest of the Punjab. The city is also well known for the multiple animation & multimedia colleges in Jalandhar. Here you can get a directory of articles regarding the educational institutions, admission notices and result announcements in Jalandhar.

  1. Punjab Technical University (PTU)
  2. Animation Institutes in Jalandhar
  3. Phone numbers of colleges in Jalandhar
  4. More information on educational institutions in Jalandhar

How to reach tourist places of Jalandhar

There are a number of tourist attractions in Jalandhar which attracts a wide number of travellers all round the year from all corners of the world. Here is a complete list of all the places of tourist interest in and around Jalandhar, how to reach them, and other travel information related to Jalandhar.

Hotel & PG accommodation in Jalandhar

Due to the number of educational institutions, many people look for student PG accommodation in Jalandhar. Here we have provided a list. Also as a business hub, it drives a number of amateur and corporate tourists. If you are looking for the best hotels in Jalandhar, here are some of them -

Maya Hotel
Hotel Maharaja Residency
Radisson Hotel
Hotel President
Hotel Kamal Palace
The Grand Lilly Resort
The Country Inn Suite
More on accommodation in Jalandhar

Famous personalities of Jalandhar

  • Harbhajan Singh, cricketer
  • Master Saleem, singer
  • Mohinder Singh Kaypee, INC leader
  • Bhagat Singh
  • Jagjit Singh
  • Kundan Lal Saigal
  • Yash Chopra
  • The Great Khali (Dalip Singh Rana)
  • Arun Shourie
  • Karan Kundra and many others.

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