Chandigarh University

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Chandigarh University
Chandigarh University Seal.png
MottoDiscover. Learn . Empower.
TypePrivate
Established2012
ChancellorSatnam Singh Sandhu
Vice-ChancellorDr. H.B. Raghavendra[1]
Address
NH95, Chandigarh-Ludhiana Highway
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Gharuan, Mohali
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31°45′10.35″N 74°35′48.71″E / 31.7528750°N 74.5968639°E / 31.7528750; 74.5968639Coordinates: 31°45′10.35″N 74°35′48.71″E / 31.7528750°N 74.5968639°E / 31.7528750; 74.5968639
CampusRural
Colors     
Websitewww.cuchd.in

Chandigarh University (CU) is an Indian private university located in (Gharuan) Mohali, Punjab, India, near Chandigarh. The university was established in 2012 by the Punjab State Legislature and is recognized by University Grants Commission under Section 2(F) with the right to confer degrees as per Section 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.[2] Satnam Singh Sandhu serves as the University's chancellor.[3] In the year 2020, the university became first single institution in India for filing highest no of patents.[4] In the year 2019 Chandigarh University was accredited status 'A+' by NAAC.[5] The university is rated 'DIAMOND' in QS I-Gauge framework.[6]

Academics[edit]

Chandigarh University offers various undergraduate, post-graduate and doctorate degrees in various disciplines including engineering, management, computing, cognitive sciences, education, animation and multimedia, tourism, pharma sciences, biotechnology, architecture, commerce, legal studies, agricultural science, media studies, liberal arts and basic sciences.[7]

The university offers more than 40 courses[8] and it's academia revolves around the Flexible Choice Based Credit System (FCBCS), which allows students to choose from electives in their own discipline, related fields and open electives, and allows credits transfer through semester abroad programs.[9]

Rankings[edit]

College rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2020)[10]84
Business/Management – India
NIRF (2020)[11]51

The National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked Chandigarh University 84 in the engineering category[12] and 51 in the management category,[13] as per the rankings released in June 2020.

Campus[edit]

The campus of Chandigarh University resides in (Gharuan) Mohali, on the Chandigarh-Ludhiana Highway (NH-95).

Recognition[edit]

Chandigarh University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[14] There are also courses which are also approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE),[15] National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT),[16] Bar Council of India (BCI),[17] Pharmacy Council of India (PCI),[18] Council of Architecture (COA),[19] National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE),[20] member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU),[21] member of Computer Society of India (CSI),[22] member of International Association of Universities (IAU),[23] member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU),[24] member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), member of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)[25] and member of American Chemical Society (ACS).[26]

Accreditation[edit]

2019[edit]

Memberships[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University, Chandigarh (3 April 2021). "Dr. H.B. Raghavendra joins as Vice-Chancellor of Chandigarh University". Business Standard India. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Overview". Chandigarh University. Retrieved 12 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Leadership and University Administration". www.cuchd.in. Chandigarh University. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Chandigarh University bags first rank in India for filing the highest number of patents in a year". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Chandigarh University gets A+ grade by NAAC". Hindustan Times. 14 September 2019. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  6. ^ QS, I-GAUGE (November 2020). "University Ratings". QS I-GAUGE.
  7. ^ University, Chandigarh. "Chandigarh University Academic Systems | Academic Framework". Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Chandigarh University Courses & Fees 2021 - UG, PG, PhD Courses List". www.shiksha.com. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  9. ^ "Chandigarh University Academic Framework". www.cuchd.in. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  10. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  11. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  12. ^ "MHRD, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF)". www.nirfindia.org. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  13. ^ "MHRD, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF)". www.nirfindia.org. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  14. ^ "Status of Chandigarh University". University Grants Commission. 22 April 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Extension of approval for the academic year 2017-2018". All India Council for Technical Education. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  16. ^ "National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology approval". National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Extension of provisional temporary approval of affiliation for the academic year 2017-2018". Bar Council of India. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  18. ^ "No Objection for starting Pharmacy courses at Chandigarh University". Pharmacy Council of India. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Extension of Approval". Council of Architecture. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  20. ^ "Recognition order". National Council for Teacher Education. 2 May 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  21. ^ "MEMBERS | AIU". www.aiu.ac.in. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  22. ^ "CSI INDIA". www.csi-india.org. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  23. ^ "List of IAU Members - IAU". www.iau-aiu.net. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  24. ^ "ACU members". www.acu.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  25. ^ "Membership". www.asme.org. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  26. ^ "American Chemical Society member lookup". www.membernumberlookup.acs.org. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  27. ^ "NAAC Results of 4th October" (PDF).
  28. ^ "ACU Members - Asia". www.acu.ac.uk. Association of Commonwealth Universities. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  29. ^ "List of IAU members". www.iau-aiu.net. International Association of Universities. Retrieved 22 September 2019.

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