Chandigarh University admission for the batch of 2022 is in progress. Selection to the CU programs is done on the basis of scores in CUCET examinations conducted by the university. The candidates can apply for the exam through online mode. The candidates can appear in multiple phases of CUCET (CUCET Phase-I, Phase-II) by paying INR 500. The deadline for CUCET 2022 Phase 1 registration is May 27, 2022. The institute is conducting its placements drive for batch 2022 and till now more than 757 recruiters participated in the placement drive and made over 7500 offers. There has been rise in the Highest CTC which stood at INR 52.11 LPA which was offered by Charter Global. Some of the top recruiters are Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, Adobe, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, Qualcomm participated in the placement drive of 2022. Check: Chandigarh University Placements 2022
Chandigarh University which is also known as CU or CUCHD is a deemed private university established under an act of the Punjab State Legislature. CU is ranked 52 for Overall University and 45th for MBA by NIRF 2021. The university has a total of 16 departments offering more than 200 courses in Engineering, Management, Architecture and Law. Some of the popular courses include B.Tech, BBA, M.Tech, MCA and M.Pharm courses. In addition to this, Chandigarh University also offers its MBA programs in collaboration with top corporates such as IBM, TCS, SBI, Virtusa and SHRM. Check: Is Chandigarh University good enough to pursue MBA?.
Chandigarh University is also a member of the International Association of Universities (IAU) and Association of Commonwealth Universities. Under its International Academic Alliance (IAA) flagship program, the university has become the first Indian University to have signed MoUs with the Top 306 Universities in the world in 2021. Besides the global exposure, Chandigarh University students benefit from the Student Exchange, Faculty Exchange, Semester Exchange programs. Till now, more than 1200 students of the university have benefitted under the International Academic Partnership program. Students from more than 38 countries are pursuing their higher education in more than 135 UG and PG programs at Chandigarh University. Check: Can I get direct admission into Chandigarh University?
Chandigarh University Key Facts
- NIRF Ranking: The University became “The Youngest University” to be ranked by NIRF, Govt. of India. It has been ranked 61st for its Engineering division, 16th for its Architecture division, 51st in Pharmacy, and 45th for its Management division. Check: Chandigarh University Rankings
- Campus: Spread over about 200+ acres of land, CU offers world-class infrastructure including air-conditioned classrooms, guest care areas, tech events, live-in concerts, national and international conferences.
- Joint Placement Program: Chandigarh University (CU) has opened Joint Placement Drives where online applications are invited from students of Engineering, MCA, MBA, Hotel Management, Bio-Technology, Pharmacy and any other Graduation/ Post-Graduation all over India to apply. More than 80,000 students of North India offered a platform under the program.
- Chandigarh University MBA Placement: The MBA batch of 2021 with a 20% increase in the number of offers as compared to the last year. This year more than 200 companies participated in the placement drive. Around 1078 students were placed and the Highest International CTC stood at INR 28 LPA whereas the Highest Domestic CTC stood at INR 18 LPA. Some of the top recruiters including Amazon, Flipkart, IBM, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and others. Check: Chandigarh University MBA Placements 2022
- Chandigarh University BBA Placement: In the placement drive of 2021, the highest CTC stood at INR 18 LPA and 106 companies recruited 294 students. Around 53 offers were received from 5 Star International Hotels. Recruiters like Oberoi Group, JW Marriott, Radisson, Jaypee Group participated in the on-campus recruitment. Read More: Chandigarh University BBA Placements 2022
- Chandigarh University B.Tech Placement: In 2021, the highest CTC offered was INR 36 LPA and there was a 30% increase in the number of recruiters. More than 290 companies offered the package of INR 5 LPA or more whereas a total of 350 firms participated in the placement drive. Read More: Chandigarh University B.Tech Placements 2022
- CU Scholarship: Chandigarh University has launched CUCET, a common entrance exam with double benefits. The scholarship gives students a chance to avail of INR 45 Crores. It is aimed at rewarding the brilliance and potential of young aspirants to win scholarships and study in futuristic courses of their choice.
- International Faculty Exchange Program (IFEP): Through IFEP several renowned international academicians visit the CU campus and guide students through their lectures. The university has over 100+ national and 80 international faculty members from Presidents to CEOs visit the campus from time to time. Chandigarh University has witnessed visits from numerous inspiring personalities such as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Dalai Lama, Virender Sehwag, Larry Stone and many others.
Chandigarh University Highlights 2022
|Year of establishment | Ownership||2012 | Private|
|Rankings (2021)||- 52 for University by NIRF - 45 for MBA by The Week - 15 for Private MBA by Outlook|
|Number of courses||200+|
|Entrance exam conducted||CUCET|
|Types of scholarships||6|
|Highest CTC (2021)||INR 52.11 LPA|
|Mode of education||Full-time/ distance education|
|Industrial collaborations||IBM, TCS, SBI, Virtusa, SHRM|
|Academic collaborations||State University of NY-Albany, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Middlesex University|
Chandigarh University Courses & Fees
Chandigarh University offers B.E, M.E, BBA, MBA and PhD through UG, PG and PhD degrees. Selection criteria for each course include national-level exams as well as university-level exam scores. For the B.E program, JEE Main or CUCET scores are required. For the MBA program, CAT/XAT/MAT/CUCET scores are accepted whereas, for M.E and MCA programs, CUCET scores are mandatory to get enrolled. Mentioned below are the details for the same:
|BE/ B.Tech||Eligibility: Pass in 12th class examination with 50% marks
Selection Criteria: JEE Main or CUCET
|INR 5.68 lakh|
|B.Sc||Eligibility:10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized board
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
|INR 6.8 lakh|
|B.Arch||Eligibility: Pass in 12th class examination with 50% marks
Selection Criteria: NATA or CUCET scores
|INR 9.1 lakh|
|BCA||Eligibility: 10+2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized board
Selection Criteria: CUCET scores
|INR 3.51 lakh|
|MBA||Eligibility: Any Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate
Selection Criteria: CAT/ MAT/ CUCET/ XAT scores
|INR 4.48 lakh|
|MCA||Eligibility: Any Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate
Selection Criteria: CUCET scores
|INR 2.62 lakh|
|ME/M.Tech||Eligibility: BE/ B.Tech or relevant Bachelor’s degree with 55%
Selection Criteria: CUCET
|INR 2.04 lakh|
|M.Sc||Eligibility: Bachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate (In case of SC/ST category 45%) with Core subject as a compulsory subject
Selection Criteria: CUCET
|INR 2.34 lakh|
|Ph.D||Eligibility: Master’s degree in Biotechnology or Pharmacy with 55% marks in aggregate
Selection Criteria: CU PhD Entrance Test, followed by a Personal Interview or UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ GPAT/ SLET scores
|INR 1 lakh (for 1st-year) + INR 60,000 per semester|
Chandigarh University Admission
Admission to the CU programs is done on the basis of scores in CUCET examinations conducted by the university. Apart from this, CU also accepts national-level exam scores. In order to apply for admission at Chandigarh University, candidates must follow a few simple steps mentioned below
- Login to the official website of Chandigarh University by generating a user ID and password.
- Register yourself for CUCET through online mode.
- The candidates can appear in multiple phases of CUCET (CUCET Phase-I, Phase-II) by paying INR 500.
- Download the latest prospectus.
- Fill in the admission form and pay the application fee.
Chandigarh University Admision Process 2022
The application process for Chandigarh University is still open. The deadline to register for CUCET 2022 Phase-I is May 27, 2022. Candidates must pay a Chandigarh University application fee of INR 1,000. The Chandigarh University application process is outlined below:
Step 1: Apply through CUCET and select a running phase.
Step 2: Finish the CUCET application process.
Step 3: Pay INR 1,000 to download the prospectus.
Step 4: Complete the form found in the prospectus.
Step 5: Submit your application and pay the application cost.
Chandigarh University Rankings 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 its excellence:
- NIRF 2021 Ranking:
- Ranked 61 for B.Tech by NIRF 2021.
- Ranked 51 for Pharmacy by NIRF 2021.
- Ranked 16 for Architecture by NIRF 2021.
- The Week - Hansa Research Survey 2021
- Ranked 1st among Best Emerging Multi-disciplinary Universities across India.
- Ranked 2nd among Best Private Multi-disciplinary Universities in North India.
- Ranked 7th among Best Private Multi-disciplinary Universities across India.
- Ranked 11th among Best Multi-disciplinary Universities in North India.
- Ranked 36th among Best Multi-disciplinary Universities across India.
- NAAC A+ Accreditation Ranking:
- Ranked 4th in North India with NAAC A+ accreditation during the first cycle.
- Ranked 7th in Private University in India with NAAC A+ accreditation during the first cycle.
- Ranked 13th in University in India with NAAC A+ accreditation during the first cycle.
- Ranked 23 for Mass Communications by Indiatoday 2021.
- Outlook 2021 Ranking:
- Ranked 47 for Overall Ranking.
- Ranked 55 for Science.
Chandigarh University Placements
Chandigarh University has recently concluded its 2022 placement drive. More than 7500 students have been placed through the university’s Placement Drives. This year, the participation of 757 recruiters has been seen and more than 7500 offers have been made. Chandigarh University 2022 Placement Drive has seen a striking rise in the offered highest salary from last year’s INR 36 LPA. The highlights of the placement drive 2022 are mentioned below:
Chandigarh University Placements 2022 Report
|Particulars||Placement Statistics (2020-21)||Placement Statistics (2021-22)|
|No. of Companies||757||757+|
|No. of Fortune 500 Companies||300||-|
|No. of Offers||7412||7500+|
|No. of Students placed||7412||-|
|Highest CTC||INR 36 LPA||INR 52.11 LPA|
|Average CTC||INR 8 LPA||-|
|Top Recruiters||Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, Adobe, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, Qualcomm etc||Charter Global, Flipkart, Deloitte|
- The institute is conducting its placement drive for the batch 2022 where more than 757 companies made over 7500 offers to the students.
- The highest CTC for the batch 2022 stood at INR 52.11 LPA.
- Recruiters like Charter Global, Flipkart, Deloitte participated in the placement drive of 2022.
Chandigarh University Scholarships
CU offers multiple scholarships for both UG and PG students. Candidates must enroll, qualify and secure high marks in CUCET on a mandatory note to be eligible for any kind of scholarship provided. Mentioned below is the list of Scholarships provided by Chandigarh University:
Chandigarh University Scholarship – Based on CUCET Score: Chandigarh University is offering academic scholarships worth INR 33 crores to meritorious students through CUCET 2021. The scholarship will be offered to students in more than 135 Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programs offered by the University; where the meritorious student on the basis of CUCET-2021 scores can avail scholarships upto 100% in the academic fees. The entrance test would be compulsory for students aspiring to seek admission to Engineering, Pharmacy, MBA, 5 Years Integrated Under-Graduate Law Programs, Agriculture while the test would also offer academic scholarships for all the 135 UG and PG programs offered by Chandigarh University”. Students can apply for CUCET-2021 through online and offline mode where the applications are available at the University Website and regional centers of universities across 21 States & UTs. For every three phases of admission, Chandigarh University Scholarship is disbursed considering the CUCET scores as mentioned in the table below:
CUCET 2022 Scholarships
CUCET 2022 Score
95 and above
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CUCET 2022 Exam Pattern
CUCET 2022 will be conducted online as a computer-based test only. The medium of examination will be English. The questions will be in the form of multiple-choice and each question will have four options out of which one will be the correct answer. The total number of questions will be 100 and the duration of the examination will be two hours. For each correct answer, one mark will be awarded and there will be no penalty for any incorrect answer.
- For the engineering program, there will be 30 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and 10 questions from English.
- For medical courses, there will be 30 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and 10 questions from English
- For arts and humanities streams there will be 10 questions from general science and 30 questions from English along with other compulsory sections.
- Candidates appearing for arts and humanities programs will be given a choice to select any two subjects among Political Science, Sociology, Economics, and History for the entrance test.
- General Science and English shall remain compulsory papers for the entrance test of the arts and humanities program
- Candidates applying for the commerce stream will be asked 30 questions each from Economics, Accounts, and Business Studies.
- English will be a compulsory paper for the commerce stream with 10 questions in the entrance exam
Chandigarh University Distance Learning
Chandigarh University also offers Distance Learning courses such as BBA, BCA, B.Sc and B.Com at UG level and MBA, MCA and M.Com at PG level. CU IDOL Admission is done on a first come first serve basis.
- CU IDOL Eligibility: For UG Programs, candidates must have passed their 12th and for PG programs, candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s degree.
- CU IDOL Selection Criteria: The candidates will be selected based on their last qualifying examination.
Chandigarh University Alumni
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:
- Bhagwan Singh: Asian Games Medal Winner and National Gold Medalist in Rowing
- Tanya Mittal: Miss Tourism Universe & TedxYouth Speaker
- Shashi Chopra: International Medalist in Boxing
- Nikhil Sharma: Entrepreneur, CEO WcarPS
- Deepak Kumar: Manager, Ciena Corporation, US-based Company
- Anchita Mishra: India's Leading News Channel - India News
- Parry G: Bollywood Rapper, First rapper ever to feature in India’s Got Talent’s Grand Finale
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.
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Chandigarh University FAQs
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Candidates must send in their entries by filling out an application form with a Statement of Purpose (SOP) and must mention two references.
Ques. How to apply for a scholarship at Chandigarh University?
Students can avail scholarships after they get admission to the university. They can contact the admissions office for more details on the following numbers and email id:
Mobile: +91-99159-99223, +91-99159-99224
Toll Free: 1800 1212 88800
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