List of institutions of higher education in Chandigarh

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The educational institutions of Chandigarh include several types of universities and colleges located in the Chandigarh union territory of India.


In Chandigarh there are one state university and one deemed university.

Universities of Chandigarh
University Location Type Established Specialisation Sources
Panjab University, Chandigarh Chandigarh State 1947 (1956double-dagger)[1] General [2]
PEC University of Technology Chandigarh Deemed 1921 (1954double-dagger) (2003dagger) Technology [3]

double-dagger relocated to Chandigarh

dagger granted deemed university status


Other colleges in Chandigarh include MCM DAV College for Women (Sector 36), Government College for Girls (Sector 11 and 42), Government College for Men (Sector 11), Home Science College for Girls (Sector 10), Sri Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College (Sector 26), , Government Teacher Training College (Chandigarh, India) and Government Teacher Training College. There are model schools set up by the government, originally aimed to cater the needs of each sector.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ The UGC lists 1947, the year of partition. Retrieved 3 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Profile of Panjab University – Panjab University, Chandigarh, India". Panjab University, Chandigarh. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "About PEC". PEC University of Technology. Retrieved 28 June 2011.