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Chandigarh Institution (CU or CUCHD) is a private university recognised by the UGC and accredited with a “A+” grade by the NAAC. According to NIRF 2021, it is ranked 52 for University and 16 for Architecture. CU, which was founded in 2012, now offers over 200 courses through its 18 member institutes, including the Chandigarh University Institute of Distance and Open Learning (CU-IDOL). The University is well-known for its engineering, science, and management programmes. According to the annual rankings for the year 2018-19 given by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trademarks, Chandigarh University emerged as the leading stand-alone institution to register the most patents, with 336 filed in a year.

Among these is the QS I GAUGE E-LEAD (E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation), which grants CU permission to perform online teaching and learning. In addition, the University provides MBA programmes in conjunction with leading corporations including as IBM, TCS, SBI, Virtusa, and SHRM. For admission to its programmes, Chandigarh University administers the Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test (CUCET). CUCET scores are also used to provide scholarships of INR 33 crore to students in the form of full tuition exemptions. In addition, CU has just established a new scholarship worth INR 1 million, the R-Tikaram Para-Athlete Sports Scholarship for Para-Olympians. In terms of placements, CU has also emerged as one of the top colleges. In 2021, CU will have placed over 7,412 students with 757 companies, with the maximum deal reaching INR 36 LPA. The number of companies coming to campus for placements has increased by 10% this year at CU.

Chandigarh University Admission Highlights 2022

Name of the UniversityChandigarh University
University TypePrivate University
Basic Admission CriteriaAll UG Courses: CU CET, Chandigarh University
B.Arch: JEE Main (Paper II)/ NATA/CU CET
All PG Courses: CU CET
Ph.D.: CU Ph.D. Entrance Test
Application ModeOnline as well as Offline
ScholarshipOn the basis of score in CUCET Chandigarh University

Important Dates

Last date to apply for CUCET 2021Aug 28, 2021
CUCET Registration start dateDec 14, 2020
CUCET 2021 Registration ExtendedSep 28, 2021
Last date to apply for CUCET 2021Oct 28, 2021
CAT Test DateNov 28, 2021
GATE Exam DateFeb 5, 2022; Feb 6, 2022; Feb 12, 2022; Feb 13, 2022

Other undergraduate programmes need completion of the 10+2 level of schooling with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. Chandigarh University has over 250 collaborations with international universities in order to promote academic diversity. This aids in the formation of a cooperation and the facilitation of a student exchange programme with them.

Major CoursesEligibilityCourse Fees
MBAGraduation with 50% marks in aggregateINR 3,70,000/-
B.EPassed 10+2 with 50% marksINR 6,58,000/-
B.ScPassed 10+2 from a recognized universityINR 3,14,000/-
B.E Lateral EntryDiploma with at least 45% marks or B.Sc. degreeINR 4,94,150/-
BBA10+2 or it's equivalent from a recognized universityINR 3,02,000/-