Chandigarh University Mohali courses, ranking and placement



Founded in 2012, Chandigarh University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Mohali (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Chandigarh University (CU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Chandigarh University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 5 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Chandigarh University is a private university on NH-95, Chandigarh-Ludhiana Highway, Mohali, Punjab, India.

It is an Indian institute for higher education established under ‘The Chandigarh University Act’ and is recognized by UGC. Located in Greater Mohali, Punjab, CU is the largest university near Chandigarh with more than 30,000 students from across India and 30 countries. Before becoming private university it was a private college ‘Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Gharuan’ affiliated to Punjab Technical University. Chandigarh University is ranked among ‘Asia’s Best & Fastest Growing private Education Institutes’ by WCRC (World consulting & research Corporation)

CU is a residential university with separate hostels for boys and girls housing more than 15,000 students. It is broadly organized into 16 institutes, providing education through more than 90 programs including doctorates, post graduate and graduate programs in disciplines taught by more than 1200 tenured faculty members. Chandigarh University is NATIONAL EMPLOYABILITY AWARD holder (Given by Aspiring Minds Group) since last two years for providing maximum employability among students.


Chandigarh University provides an academic environment and individual learning space. A comprehensive academic structure is designed to inculcate project-based experiential learning with the classroom teaching. This integrative approach provides the students an exposure to the art and science of their chosen discipline and makes them capable of thinking outside the box.

International partnerships

In an endeavour to provide international academic exposure, research opportunities and placements, Chandigarh University has become North India’s first university to have tie-ups with more than 100 top ranking international universities from all across the globe. Chandigarh University has signed MoUs with universities from 33 countries which includes those in USA, Canada, UK, European Union (EU), Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Middle East and Asian nations.

CU has partnered with 100 universities — more than 36 have QS World Rankings and are ranked among the top 700 universities of the world. The partner universities includes University of Salamanca, Spain that carries a 798-year legacy and has figured amongst the top 100 universities in QS World Ranking in the domains of Modern Languages, Fine Arts and Humanities.

Affiliations and memberships

CU has the following approvals, memberships and recognitions:

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences (AIESEC)
  • Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)
  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Council of Architecture (COA)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India (HRANI)


Chandigarh University has 15 institutes.

  • University Institute of Engineering
  • University School of Business
  • University Institute of Computing
  • University Institute of Pharma Sciences
  • University Institute of Biotechnology
  • University Institute of Architecture
  • University Institute of Film and Visual Arts
  • University Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • University Institute of Teachers Training & Research
  • University Institute of Legal Studies
  • University Institute of Agricultural Science
  • University Institute of Physical Education & Sports
  • University Institute of Media Studies
  • University Institute of Language, Literature & Culture
  • Apex Institute Of Technology

Campus placements

Since inception, Chandigarh University has positioned itself as a pacesetter in campus placements in top-notch companies with high wages. Placements have witnessed participation from some of the leading Indian and foreign organizations. Majors from across all the sectors have been regular visitors to the campus. The institute can boast some of the finest placements across all universities in the country. Elite companies such as Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Google, Amazon, Flipkart, Deutsche Bank, Axis Bank, Federal Bank, Oberoi Hotels and Resorts, J.W. Marriott,, RBS, HCL Comnet, Wipro Technologies, Wipro, Ranbaxy and many more offer job opportunities.

Joint Campus Placement Programme (JPP)

Chandigarh University announced its Joint Placement Programme (JPP) for its 2014-15 batch based on the success of JPP 2014 as more than 219 multinational companies.

Since its launch, the JPP of Chandigarh University and CGC has provided job placement opportunities to more than 54,000 students of North India with more than 1000 multinationals recruited students under the program.

Educational programs

Chandigarh University offers undergraduate and post graduate courses like, BCA, BBA, HMCT, B.Com, B.Arch, MBA, M.Tech and MCA.


Bachelor of Engineering (BE)

  • Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)
  • Computer & Communication Engineering (CCE)
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Chemical Engineering (CHE)
  • Automobile Engineering (AME)
  • Petroleum Engineering (PE)
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Petroleum Engineering (PE)

Master of Engineering (ME)

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • ME Honors (university sponsored program)
  • Automobile Engineering


  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • B.Com Bachelor’s of Commerce(Hons.)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Masters of Business Administration (International Business)
  • MBA in Business Analytics in association with IBM

Hotel Management

  • B.Sc. Hotel Management & Catering Technology (HMCT)
  • M.Sc. Hotel Management & Catering Technology (HMCT)
  • B.Sc. Airlines, Tourism & Hospitality Management (ATHM)
  • Masters of Business Administration(Hospitality and Tourism)

Animation and Multimedia

  • B.Sc. Animation & Multimedia Technology (A&MT)
  • M.Sc. Animation & Multimedia Technology (A&MT)

Computer Applications

  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA lateral entry)

Architecture and Design

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Design (Interior Designing)

Legal Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Law (B.A.+LLB), integrated
  • Bachelor of Law (L.L.B)


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy


  • B.Sc. Biotechnology (Bio-Tech)
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology (Biotech)

Physical Education and Sports

  • Bachelor in Physical Education (BP.Ed.)

Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (B.J.M.C)

Language Literature and Culture

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)

Specialized programs in association with IBM

  • B.E. (CSE) with specialization in Cloud based Applications
  • B.E. (CSE) with specialization in Big Data & Analytics
  • B.E. (CSE) with specialization in Information Security
  • MBA in Business Analytics


Address National Highway 95, Chandigarh-Ludhiana Highway
140 413 Punjab
Population range 50,000-249,999
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