Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University – (CU) Chandigarh

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Chandigarh University (CU) is a Private University accredited with an A+ Grade by NAAC. The university has a total student strength of 13,221 with more than 5,500 female students across all departments. There are 16 departments in total offering many specializations in undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. courses. Admission to these courses is granted on the basis of scores in CUCET examinations conducted at the university’s level. The university has emerged as one of the top universities in terms of placement and is also recognized and acknowledged by various organizations for its high placement record. With more than 691 Multi-Nationals visiting CU Campus in 2018-19, the number of offers touched 6617 and the highest package has registered a growth of 30%, scaling to a new high of INR 35 LPA.

Chandigarh University Highlights

Established | Type2012 | Private
ApprovalUGC, AICTE
Campus Area200+ Acres
Library1,00,000+ Books 8,50,000+ E-Books 28,000+ E-Journals
Centers of Excellence30+
Departments16
Hostel10,000+ Intake Capacity
Official Websitehttps://www.cuchd.in/

Chandigarh University Ranking and Awards

The University enjoys high standing among many national rating services that evaluate the quality of education, infrastructure, research activity and many more. Listed below are some of the recognition that makes CU proud of their excellence.  

  1. Ranked 1st in Punjab with NAAC A+ accreditation during the first cycle
  2. Ranked 4th in North India with NAAC A+ accreditation during the first cycle
  3. Ranked 7th in Private University in India with NAAC A+ accreditation during the first cycle
  4. Ranked 13th in University in India with NAAC A+ accreditation during the first cycle
  5. Ranked 51th in Management and 84th in Engineering by NIRF, becoming the youngest university ever to be ranked by NIRF
  6. Ranked 7th among the top 25 young universities by Outlook Ranking 2019
  7. Ranked 10th among top 50 private state universities of India by Outlook Ranking 2019
  8. Ranked 3rd among top private universities of India by India Today Rankings 2017
  9. National Award for Highest Number of Companies by Limca Book of Records
  10. Titled Asia’s Fastest-Growing University by WCRC in 2015

Chandigarh University Courses

Chandigarh University offers various UG, PG and Doctorate level courses across various streams. Mentioned below are the details for the same:

CourseSpecializationEligibility
BECivil Engineering10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology with at least 50% mark
Computer Science and Engineering10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology with at least 50% mark
Mechanical Engineering10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology with at least 50% mark
B.ScComputer Science10+2 or it's equivalent from a recognized board
Actuarial Sciences10+2 or it's equivalent from a recognized board
Film Studies10+2 or it's equivalent from a recognized board
Animation, VFX and Gaming10+2 or it's equivalent from a recognized board
BALiterature and Cultures10+2 with at least 50% marks in any stream
History10+2 with at least 50% marks in any stream
Political science10+2 with at least 50% marks in any stream
B.ArchArchitecture10+2 examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics & also 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination OR 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject and subject to an aptitude test in Architecture (NATA qualified or JEE PAPER-02 with minimum 40% of 390 marks.
BBAGeneral10+2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized board
Banking and Finance10+2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized board
Tourism and Event Management10+2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized board
MBAHRAny Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate
FinanceAny Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate
MarketingAny Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate
MEComputer Science EngineeringBE/ B.Tech or relevant Bachelor’s degree with 55%
Civil EngineeringBE/ B.Tech or relevant Bachelor’s degree with 55%
Mechanical EngineeringBE/ B.Tech or relevant Bachelor’s degree with 55%
M.ScChemistryBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
PhysicsBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
BiotechnologyBachelor's degree in any branch of Science / Agriculture/ Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS) / Medical Lab. Technology / Nursing
Ph.DBiotechnologyMaster’s degree in Biotechnology or Pharmacy with 55% marks in aggregate
Civil EngineeringM.Tech in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate
Computer ApplicationsMaster’s degree in Computer Applications/ Computer Science with 55% marks
M.ScChemistryBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
PhysicsBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
BiotechnologyBachelor's degree in any branch of Science / Agriculture/ Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS) / Medical Lab. Technology / Nursing
Ph.DBiotechnologyMaster’s degree in Biotechnology or Pharmacy with 55% marks in aggregate
Civil EngineeringM.Tech in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate
Computer ApplicationsMaster’s degree in Computer Applications/ Computer Science with 55% marks
M.ScChemistryBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
PhysicsBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
BiotechnologyBachelor's degree in any branch of Science / Agriculture/ Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS) / Medical Lab. Technology / Nursing
Ph.DBiotechnologyMaster’s degree in Biotechnology or Pharmacy with 55% marks in aggregate
Civil EngineeringM.Tech in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate
Computer ApplicationsMaster’s degree in Computer Applications/ Computer Science with 55% marks
M.ScChemistryBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
PhysicsBachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
BiotechnologyBachelor's degree in any branch of Science / Agriculture/ Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS) / Medical Lab. Technology / Nursing
Ph.DBiotechnologyMaster’s degree in Biotechnology or Pharmacy with 55% marks in aggregate
Civil EngineeringM.Tech in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate
Computer ApplicationsMaster’s degree in Computer Applications/ Computer Science with 55% marks

Chandigarh University also has its own Distance Education Programme which offers several affordable and best in class distance education courses to students who, for various reasons, may find it difficult to attend regular college and require some flexibility. The courses offered under this program are as follows: 

DegreeCourseEligibility
UndergraduateB.B.AA person with 10+2 or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board / University / Council is eligible for admission
B.C.AA person with 10+2 from a recognized board is eligible for admission.
B.Sc Travel and TourismA person with +2 (any stream) from a recognized board is eligible for admission.
B.ComA person with 10+2 or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board / University / Council is eligible for admission.
B.AA person with 12th pass certificate from a recognized university is eligible for admission.
PostgraduateMBAA person with recognized Graduation in any stream is eligible for admission
MCARecognized Bachelor’s degree with atleast 50% marks (45% marks in case SC/ST category) in Mathematics / Statistics / Business Mathematics / Business Statistics / Quantitative Techniques as compulsory / optional / additional paper as one of the subjects either at 10 + 2 or at graduation level.
M.ComA person with Graduation in any stream is eligible for admission.
M.A (English)A person with a Bachelors degree from a recognized university is eligible for admission
M.A (Psychology)Normal: - A person with graduation from a recognized University is eligible for admission with Psychology as a subject in Graduation.

Chandigarh University Admission

In order to apply for admission at Chandigarh University, candidates must follow a few simple steps. Firstly, the candidate should log in to the official website of Chandigarh University by generating a user ID and password. Upon logging in, the candidate must fill in the necessary details after choosing their CUCET Phase. Once the details are filled in, the candidate must select their discipline of interest and program. After this, the student’s profile will be created. With the registration complete, the student should receive a confirmation message of registration through email/SMS. Students can then download the prospectus and proceed to pay the course fee online. 

Tabulated below is the selection criteria of the courses at the university:

ProgramSelection Criteria
BEChandigarh University CUCET score OR a valid score in JEE Mains
B.Sc10+2 or it's equivalent from a recognized board
BA10+2 with at least 50% marks in any stream
BBA10+2 or its equivalent examination with at least 50% marks from a recognized board
MBAAny Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate
MEScore in CU Common Entrance Test followed by Group Discussion and Presentation or Interview OR GATE qualified candidates can also apply
M.ScBachelor’s Degree in Relevant Field
Ph.DA valid score in CU-Ph.D. Entrance Test/ GPAT/ UGC/ CSIR-NET + interview. Candidates who are in a regular job for the last five years, minimum 50% marks OR 5.0 CGPA on 10 point scale at PG level is required

Chandigarh University Scholarships

Chandigarh University offers Scholarships to deserving candidates on the basis of various criteria. Following are the scholarships offered:

  1. Scholarship cum Admission Test (CU-SAT)
  2. Merit Scholarship Scheme
  3. Scholarship scheme for Wards of Defence Personnel
  4. Scholarship scheme for Sportsperson
  5. Scholarship for Family Members of CU
  6. National Level Entrance cum Scholarship Test CUCET 2021

Chandigarh University Placements

Recognized by Limca Book of Records for the highest and best in class placement records, the dedicated Central Placement cell of Chandigarh University ensures 100% placement assistance to the students by providing them the required industrial exposure and training. Fortune 500 Companies and Top 100 Companies visited Chandigarh University to recruit students. In the academic year 2018-19, a total number of 6314 students were placed in leading national and international companies. 627 companies visited the campus for placements during the session, recruiting a record-breaking number of students. 

The highest offered CTC during the recent placement drive has registered a growth of 30% scaling a new high of INR 35 LPA and the median salary package was INR 5.96 LPA. There were a total of 6617 job offers in total, 691+ MNCs visited CU campus and 150 students received multiple placement offers. Mentioned below is a chart depicting the hike in the number of Chandigarh University students placed every year since 2008: 

Chandigarh University

Tabulated below are the placement figures from across the various domains:

SubjectTotal CompaniesSelected StudentsHighest Package (INR)
Computer Science and IT122203035 LPA
Mechanical, Mechatronics, Aerospace and Automobile Engineering1155309 LPA
Civil Engineering, Petroleum and Chemical3517815 LPA
Electrical and Electronics & Communication3762810 LPA
Management200+47514 LPA
Hotel Management106+29418 LPA
BBA200175 (received multiple offers)14 LPA

Microsoft recruited students from Chandigarh University for the third year in a row. Walt Disney also recruited 41 students, making it their highest record in India. More than 60 MNC’s have recruited Engineering students from Chandigarh University. About 40+ MNC’s that visit the IIT’s and the NIT’s for placements also visit Chandigarh University every year. Apart from that, some of the leading multinationals which regularly recruit CU students to include Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Hewlett Packard, SAP Labs, Hitachi, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Grail Research, TAFE, John Deere, Schindler, Deepak Nitrate, Mindtree, The Taj, Oberoi, Hyatt, Vistara and Jet Airways.

Chandigarh University Alumni

As per 2020, Chandigarh University has a total alumni count of 38,879, many of which are successful professionals. Tabulated below are the statistics depicting how many alumni from Chandigarh University are placed across different sectors in the industry: 

Chandigarh university
SectorWorking Alumni
Engineering1,817
Education1,618
Business Development1,109
Operations821
Sales713
Information Technology702
Human Resources563
Marketing449
Arts and Design437
Media and Communication314
Support276
Research262
Finance174
Consulting160
Quality Assurance159

Chandigarh University Facilities

Being one of the fastest-growing universities in India, Chandigarh University strives for excellence in all domains to provide its students with quality education and world-class facilities all around campus. The university provides the students with the best in class campus life in terms of academics, accommodation, and lifestyle: 

Academics: The university has a total of 14 academic blocks across an area of over 100 acres surrounded by greenery and a pollution-free landmass. The academic blocks consist of labs and classrooms that are featured with hi-tech equipment and resources.

Library: Chandigarh University has a Knowledge and Resource Centre that houses a Central Library as well as 14 other libraries across other academic blocks. There are over 120,000 books, 860,000 e-books, and more than 26,000 journals. 

Sports: Chandigarh University promotes all sports activities and participation in competitive sports events. The university has achieved several accolades in sporting events in Rowing, Boxing, Powerlifting, Taekwondo, Rollball, and more at national and international levels. 

Food and Dining: All across the campus there are several food courts and places for students to hang out. The cafes serve a variety of delicacies and cater to students, faculty, and staff. Mess facility is also available in hostels.

Hostel: Separate hostel facilities are available for boys and girls. The hostels provide many amenities to residents such as the Internet, TV, music room, common room, indoor games, and reading room. Both hostels have fully equipped gyms, separate courts for basketball, volleyball, and attached mess for dining. There is a dedicated and responsive staff that looks after the hostels for boys and girls. 

Health Care: Chandigarh University has a highly qualified medical team that attends to all medical needs of the students, faculty, and staff on campus. The medical team is well equipped and provides an ambulance for emergencies. There is also a pharmacy on campus that offers medicines and other healthcare necessities. 

CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY - [CU], CHANDIGARH FEES & ELIGIBILITY

COURSEFEESELIGIBILITY
B.Tech₹75,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
MBA₹50,000 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + MAT
M.Tech₹75,000 (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + GATE

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