The Department arranges continuous annual programmes as under. Eminent musicians and folk artists are invited as experts in these programs.
Apart from above activities the department keeps on organizing concerts of various renowned artists from time to time . A special concert series of the artists belonging to Patiala Gharana is also organized under the title Patiala Gharana Parikrama. Punjabi University is the first University of the Punjab and Chandigarh , to start a department on its campus where both the girls and boys get a chance to take up the subject of music at postgraduate level and higher research. Since its establishment in May 1984, the department of music has taken up the task of providing guidance to the students towards their eternal quest for knowledge in the field of music.