The Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) was established in 2009 along with 12 other Central Universities by an Act of Parliament (No 25, of 2009). The university has a mission of providing wide range of instructional and research facilities across integrated and cross-disciplines, promote innovation in teaching, learning and research, and cross-pollinate new ideas, new technologies and new world-views. It aims to create an ignited workforce responsive to regional, national and global needs in tune with the requirements of academia, industry and business. The university possesses state of the art infrastructural facilities. It has a Central Instrumentation Laboratory, Computer Centre and the University Library to provide high end facilities to its faculty and students. Air conditioned lecture rooms, well-equipped science laboratories, a 90-seater seminar hall and a 250-seater air-conditioned auditorium support the academic activities. The University will shift to its main campus soon.