Kharar, SAS Nagar
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|District||Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district|
|Named for||Education Hub of Punjab|
|• Type||Municipal Council|
|• Body||M.C. Kharar|
|Elevation||309 m (1,014 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Kharar is a town and a municipal council in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district in the state of Punjab. Kharar is located at  and has an average elevation of 309 metres (1,014 feet). It is near Chandigarh and is often referred to as "Greater Mohali" due to its close proximity to Mohali.
Kharar is known as the education hub of Punjab since it has many engineering colleges and a medical college. Some of the colleges and institutions located in Kharar are:
- Rayat Bahara University
- GGS college of engineering and technology
- Doaba Group of Colleges
- Chandigarh University
Kharar is a block situated in the Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district in Punjab. Positioned in the urban region of Punjab, it is among the 4 blocks of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district. As per the government records, the block code of Kharar is 129. This block has 150 villages, and there are a total of 44,620 families.