Chandigarh Group of Colleges

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Chandigarh Group of Colleges
CGC Main Gate.jpg
Main gate of Chandigarh Group of Colleges
Type College
Established 2001
Affiliation I. K. Gujral Punjab Technical University
Chairman Satnam Singh Sandhu
President Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal
Location Landran and Jhanjheri in Mohali district, Punjab, India
Campus Urban

The Chandigarh Group of Colleges (or CGC) are the educational institutions located in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district of Punjab in short distance from cities of Chandigarh and Mohali. Chandigarh Group of Colleges was established in 2001 at Landran[1] initially and at Jhanjheri in 2012.[2] In 2009, Chandigarh Group of Colleges Gharuan was established as Punjab's first integrated campus.[3] In 2012, CGC Gharuan campus was granted university status[4] as Chandigarh University.[5][6]

Research & Development[edit]

Chandigarh Group of Colleges is among top 10 institutes of India in filing patents much ahead than public institutions like NITs.[7][8][9] CGC has MoU with National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology for Entrepreneurship, R&D Projects and training.[10] CGC is member of AI and Deep learning project under Newton Bhabha Fund sanctioned by UK's Royal Academy of Engineering.[11] CGC was granted 23 lakh (US$32,000) aid by Indian Council of Medical Research for the development of nanotechnology-based lung cancer vaccine.[12]

Campus Activities and Sports[edit]

CGC campus students get opportunities to be part of different cultural events like fashion shows[13], Faculty felicitation[14], NASA sponsored CanSat competition[15], MHRD's Smart India Hackathon events[16], Start up to Scale Up conferences[17], NCC best cadet[18], Faculty Development Programmes[19][20] apart from annual Techno cultural Fests.[21][22] CGC students also participate in many sports tournaments and competitions in events such as Volleyball[23][24], Wrestling[25], weightlifting, power lifting, best physique championships[26]


457 MNCs including Fortune 500 companies like Infosys, Wipro, Microsoft, Google, HCL, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, Tata Motors, Cadence, Dell, Polaris, SAP Labs, Adobe Systems, Citrix Systems, Oracle, Cognizant, Bharti Airtel, Deloitte, IBM with more than 4900 job offers visit the campus every year for placements for both Landran[27] and Jhanjeri campuses.[28] Highest annual package in 2018 was 31 lakh (US$43,000).[29]


CGC students usually succeed with top scores in academics in different courses on campus[30][31], such as:

  • M.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)
  • M.Tech (System Software)
  • M.Tech (Information Technology)
  • M.Tech (Information Security)
  • M.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  • M.Tech (VLSI Design)
  • M.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
  • B. Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)
  • B. Tech (Information Technology)
  • B. Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  • B. Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
  • BBA (Service Industry Management)[32]
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • MCA (Master of Computer Application)


  • Aspiring Minds' National Employability Award 2019[33]
  • Times Top 100 Private Engineering Institute rankings 2018- Top 50[34]
  • Chronicle 7th All India Engineering Survey - A++[35]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  2. ^ "CGC Jhanjeri". Chandigarh Group of Colleges.
  3. ^ "Integrated campus to be set up in Mohali village". The Indian Express. 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  4. ^ "Punjab cabinet okays Chandigarh varsity in pvt sector". hindustan times. 2012-04-23. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  5. ^ "Candidates for Chandigarh University landing at Panjab University - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  6. ^ "Mohali Marker: Chandigarh University, where pupils get ready for jobs". hindustan times. 2017-09-09. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  7. ^ "CGC Landran among top 10 institutions in filing patents". Tribuneindia News Service. 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  8. ^ "CGC Landran in country's top ten institutions for most patents filed in a single year". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  9. ^ Roy, Vijay C (2018-06-03). "Punjab institutes wake up to patenting innovations". Tribune News Service. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  10. ^ "MOU between NIELIT Chandigarh and CGC Landran". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  11. ^ "CGC Landran becomes zonal partner of project on AI and Deep Learning". 5 Dariya News. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  12. ^ "CGC gets Rs 23 lakh grant to develop lung cancer vaccine". Tribuneindia News Service. 2018-03-08. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  13. ^ "CGC Jhanjeri organized Grand Fashion Show". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  14. ^ "CGC Jhanjeri honored 14 Teachers with Best Teachers Award on Teachers' Day". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  15. ^ "CGC Landran teams qualify to compete in the final round of CanSat 2018 Global Aerospace Competition". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  16. ^ "Smart India Hackathon 2018 commences at CGC Landra". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  17. ^ "CGC Jhanjeri organized 4th National Conference on Start Up to Scale Up". 5 Dariya News. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  18. ^ "CGC students bring laurels to the institution". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  19. ^ "Faculty development programme". Tribuneindia News Service. 2018-01-06. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  20. ^ "Annual FDP inaugurated at CGC Landran". 5 Dariya News. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  21. ^ "City campuses get technically competitive - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  22. ^ "Cultural fest begins at CGC". Tribuneindia News Service. 2018-02-03. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  23. ^ "CGC Jhanjeri Girls Win PTU's Inter College Volleyball Tournament". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  24. ^ "CGC spikers clinch title". Tribuneindia News Service. 2018-01-21. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  25. ^ "CGC Jhanjeri is to hold World Wrestling Professionals Competition". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  26. ^ "CGC, Landran, win overall meet". Tribuneindia News Service. 2017-11-06. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  27. ^ "2017 – An outstanding year of achievements for students of Chandigarh Group of Colleges Landran". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  28. ^ "Chandigarh Group of College Jhanjeri Students Placed in Leading Companies". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  29. ^ "CGC bags award for placements". Tribune News Service. 2018-05-07. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  30. ^ "CGC Jhanjeri Dominates IKG PTU's MERIT LISTS". 5 Dariya News. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  31. ^ "Over 1,400 CGC students get degrees". Tribuneindia News Service. 2017-07-18. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  32. ^ "CGC Landran adds new course". 5 Dariya News. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  33. ^ "CGC Landran wins National Employability Award". 5 Dariya News. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  34. ^ "CGC Landran among top 50 in Times Private Engineering Institute Rankings 2018". Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  35. ^ "Chandigarh Group of Colleges Landran gets A+ ranking". Retrieved 2018-07-26.

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