Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology

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Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology
Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology (emblem).jpg
TypePublic Institution
EstablishedDiploma - 1959
Degree - 2004
Sector 26, Chandigarh
Campus32 acres (13 ha), Urban
PrincipalDr. Manpreet Singh Gujral
AffiliationsDegree-Panjab University, AICTE

Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology (CCET) is under the administrative control of the Directorate of Technical Education, Chandigarh Administration[1] and is affiliated to Panjab University[2] for its degree courses and Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training for its Diploma courses.

CCET, formerly known as Central Polytechnic Chandigarh (CPC), was established in 1959. The Chandigarh Administration upgraded the CPC to CCET, by then Administrator Lt. Gn. JFR Jacob, by introducing two branches of engineering in 2002.

It is the only technical college offering both Diploma and Degree qualifications in Chandigarh.


Main Entrance and Parking (Degree Wing)

The college campus extends over an area of 32 acres (130,000 m2) of land situated close to the Shivalik ranges and Sukhna Lake. The campus is divided into zones like administration blocks for Degree and Diploma stream, and hostels and residential complex for faculty and staff.

In addition to lecture halls, tutorial rooms and drawing halls, the college has an auditorium, library, computer centers, workshops, laboratories and playgrounds. The college has a branch of State Bank of India with ATM facility, extension counter of Post Office and a canteen. The campus has a unit of the National Cadet Corps (NCC).

Degree Wing[edit]

Alternate entrance - Degree wing
Degree wing as seen from second entrance

The following are the courses available under the 4 year degree program (number of seats in brackets):

Additional branches have been proposed and are pending approval by Chandigarh Administration/PU/AICTE.

The college also has a Training and Placement cell catering to both degree and diploma branches and is frequented by MNCs like Infosys, Accenture, TechMahindra, HCL Technologies, L&T etc. for employment drives.


CCET is an approved research center of Punjab University Chandigarh for Ph.D programmes in the following areas:

Diploma Wing[edit]

Diploma wing Entrance

The following are the courses available in Diploma (number of seats in brackets):

The institution provides services to the residents of Chandigarh by offering courses from 7am to 9:15pm, as follows:

  • Diploma courses (regular).
  • Part Time Diploma (for employed students).
  • Formal Diploma courses under PWD Scheme.
  • Non formal Diploma courses under PWD Scheme.
  • Modular Employable Skills (MES) under SDI Scheme.


  1. ^ "Directorate of Technical Education".
  2. ^ "Panjab University". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013.

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