Counting starts for Panjab University students’ council polls

Chandigarh, September 7


The counting for Panjab University Campus Students’ Council polls has started at Panjab University’s gymnasium hall.

All 27 candidates are present in the hall. Their fate would be decided by 15,695 voters across 82 departments.



Panjab University: NSUI leading with 162 votes in Panjab University students’ election. For president post at Panjab University, NSUI-954, SFS-792 and PUSU-500. 

Panjab University: NSUI leading by 169 votes for presidential position and VP by 270 votes. PUSU leading in joint secretary post by 153 votes

SD College, Sector 32: Harsh Sharma of SDCU, contesting for president post, wins; Harsh got 1,773 votes, his opponent Dilpreet of SOI alliance got 1,380 votes. 46.7 per cent vote cast was registered in SD College. Out of 6,750 students, only 3,153 voted

SGGSU, Sector 26:  Sukhvir Singh wins president election. He got 1,381 votes, Tasneem Kaur polled 1,218 votes

MCM DAV, Sector 36: Suchint Kapoor wins president election; Himani Sharma is vice-president; Bahar Hundal is secretary and Shweta is joint secretary.

PGGC, Sector 11:  Avish Kamboj of INSO wins president election

PGGC, Sector 46: Manveer Singh of ABVP wins president election

The elections were held for the posts of president, vice-president, secretary and joint secretary of the Panjab University Campus Students Council (PUCSC). NOTA (none of the above) was also an option.


There are nine candidates for the post of president, the highest in recent years. Last year, there were seven. For the vice-president’s post, there are six candidates while for the posts of secretary and joint secretary, there are 10 candidates each.

There are two candidates who are contesting all four posts while two are fighting on two posts, which effectively brings down the total number of candidates to 27 as one candidate can be declared winner from one post only.