Guru Nanak Dev University was founded in 1969 to commemorate the 500th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji and since then it has made significant strides in the areas of academics, sports and culture. Government College Sathiala was handed over to the GND University in April 2011 and was renamed as GNDU Regional Campus, Sathiala. This Campus was established with the purpose to impart high quality education in the fields of Science, Technology and Management. The campus is driven to boost the standard of masses residing in the educationally deprived rural areas and is committed to offer value based and job oriented professional courses.
In a short span of three years of its existence, Regional Campus, Sathiala has churned out University toppers and is continuously providing opportunities for the overall development of the students by incorporating seminars, educational tours, cultural and sports events as an integral part of the curriculum. Credit Based Continuous Evaluation Grading System is adopted in this Campus under the University Examination system to enhance the quality of education and bring transparency in the evaluation system.
The Campus spreads over 27 acres of land and is situated on the Rayya-Batala link road and is about 10 Kms from Beas. The lush green campus is fully equipped with modern infrastructure catering to the needs of its students. The campus exhibits a rich diversity as the teachers and students come from all the states of India. The campus has high discipline with no ragging. The campus has state of the art infrastructure which includes lecture theaters, multimedia, seminar hall, well equipped laboratories, vast library, auditorium, conference hall and playgrounds. Residential and transportation facilities are also available for the staff and students. The campus has large computing resources and networking facilities which help the staff and students in the research and development programs. The other amenities include indoor games, canteen, security, playgrounds, bank and uninterrupted power supply.