Chandigarh University (CU) is a leading Indian Institution offering its students a unique amalgamation of professional and academic excellence. The University has been accredited with the prestigious A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Chandigarh University has become Youngest and the only private university in India to bag an A+ grade in the first cycle of the accreditation process and has also become the only state private university of Punjab to be accredited by NAAC. Also, ranked among Asia’s best and fastest-growing universities, CU has coupled the experience of top industry leaders and renowned academicians to foster a global approach. A wide spectrum of programs paired with flexibility, experiential learning and interdisciplinary orientation emancipate our students to explore their interests and pursue dream careers. At CU they are grooming students to be socially sensitive through intellectually challenging and contemporary diverse culture.

  • The name of the university is inspired by The City Beautiful – Chandigarh, known as the epitome of cultural heritage and urbanization.
  • Chandigarh University offers a unique and inspirational academic model designed to match the international standards. A wide spectrum of programs is paired with flexibility, experiential learning and interdisciplinary orientation.
  • CU is involved in world-class research, with outstanding results in the contemporary research excellence framework.
  • The University has a dynamic academic fraternity drawn from top universities nationally and internationally. CU offers the most conducive student-faculty ratio of 14:1, leading to 85 per cent student satisfaction.
  • Chandigarh University provides a global perspective to facilitate the students with international learning opportunities, through partnerships with more than 312 top-ranked universities worldwide.
  • Our students come from all 28 Indian states, 8 Union Territories and 40 Nations with more than 65% of them coming from other states and Countries. Thus CU has a cosmopolitan, friendly and inclusive atmosphere.
  • As a student-centric university, CU provides optimal learning experiences and services that lead to student success. We empower our students to take responsibility for their academic work, social life and career development.
  • CU has state-of-the–art technology integrated into every domain of the university from in-house designed and implemented university information management systems (CUIMS) coupled with the world-renowned Blackboard LMS to high-speed internet access all around the campus, we are driven by technology.
  • Chandigarh University is a not-for-profit university that is underpinned by ethical, professional and transparent e-governance, involving the students and staff in the creation of a healthy, vibrant and sustainable society.


The vision of CU is to be globally recognized as a Centre of Excellence for Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and disseminating knowledge by providing inspirational learning to produce professional leaders for serving the society.


  • Providing world class infrastructure, renowned academicians and ideal environment for Research, Innovation, Consultancy and Entrepreneurship relevant to the society.
  • Offering programs & courses in consonance with National policies for nation building and meeting global challenges.
  • Ensuring students delight by meeting their aspirations through blended learning, corporate mentoring, professional grooming, flexible curriculum and healthy atmosphere based on co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Establishing strategic relationships with leading National and International corporate and universities for academic as well as research collaborations.
  • Designing Curriculum to match International standards needs of Industry, civil society and for inculcation of traits of Creative Thinking and Critical Analysis as well as Human and Ethical values.
  • Creating a scientific, transparent and objective examination/evaluation system to ensure an ideal certification.
  • Contributing for creation of healthy, vibrant and sustainable society by involving in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) activities like rural development, welfare of senior citizens, women empowerment, community service, health and hygiene awareness and environmental protection.


  • All-round quality is assured through technology-driven professional management of the University.
  • Traits of Critical Analysis, Creative Thinking & Communication Skills are inculcated among students for producing well-groomed professional leaders, possessing multifaceted personality, respect for professional & social ethics, national values, and the spirit of human emancipation.
  • Academic quality is assured through regular up-gradation of curriculum, teaching-learning model and experiential learning with Industry participation, based on continuous critical self-appraisal.
  • Welfare and professional growth of the faculty & employees is ensured by providing strong support and opportunities for their self-development, promoting commitment and willing participation.


  • CU ranked #271-280 overall amongst all universities in Asia by QS Asia Rankings 2022.
  • Ranked #77 across the country of India by the NIRF.
  • Ranked #45 among top Management Institutions, Ranked #52 among Universities, Ranked #51 among top Pharmacy Institutions, Ranked #61 among top Engineering Institutions, Ranked #16 among top Architecture Institutions in India by the NIRF.
  • Ranked #16 among Top 100 Engineering Colleges, Ranked #7 among Top 30 Private Hotel Management Colleges, Ranked #8 among Top 25 Architecture Colleges, Ranked #16 among Top 31 Private Mass Communication Colleges, Ranked #21 among Top 33 Private Law Colleges, Ranked #55 among Top 105 Science Colleges, Ranked #55 among Top 125 BBA Colleges, Ranked #47 among Top 110 BCA Colleges, Ranked #106 among Top 150 Commerce Colleges across India by The Outlook.
  • Ranked #1 among Best Emerging Multidisciplinary University and Ranked 7th among Best Private Multidisciplinary University across India by The Week.
  • Ranked 41st in Top Private Engineering Colleges of India by the INDIA TODAY.
  • Awarded the prestigious A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
  • Awarded Diamond rating by QS I-GAUGE.
  • UIMS and UILS awarded Platinum rating by QS I-GAUGE.
  • Accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).


The university experience is about gaining independence and freedom. You’ll find everything you need on our campus; accommodation, entertainment, places to eat and drink and outstanding sports facilities. Having students from 30 Countries, 29 Indian States and 5 Union territories there are ample opportunities to make friends, cultural exchange and build memories. We provide vibrant student services such as:



Choosing a University is also about choosing a new home. We ensure that students dwell in a healthy environment that helps them to grow and learn without any obstacle. Chandigarh University Campus has separate hostels for boys and girls with all modern facilities and attached mess. The hostel mess serves fresh and hygienic food. You will be provided with facilities like internet, music room, and common room with TV & cable facility, salon facilities, room for indoor games and a reading room with a collection of national/international newspapers, magazines, etc. The hostels’ houses have a fully equipped gym and separate courts for Volleyball, Basketball, and Badminton. The concerned and highly-experienced staff looks after the university assets and ensures that the hostel remains responsive all the time.

Facilities at Hostels

  • 24 x 7 Power Supply
  • Wi-Fi Internet Services
  • Well-furnished common rooms
  • Gymnasium
  • Well- equipped reading rooms
  • Night Canteen & Tuck Shops
  • Saloon
  • Gym Services
  • Visitors & Guest Room

Sanctity of the Hostels

  • The hostels being a part of the University premises deserve a sacred status.
  • Use of bad and abusive language should be avoided within the hostel / University premises.
  • Students are not permitted to keep-in-their possession, room crackers, dangerous weapons, firearms, contraband items or instruments that can cause serious injury to others. Students should not indulge in any illegal and/or unethical activity on the hostel premises.
  • Smoking, consumption of alcoholic drinks and use of narcotic drugs in the hostel premises is strictly prohibited. Neither the students nor their visitors are allowed to bring or consume liquor, drugs, or any other intoxicants in the hostel premises. Severe action will be taken against those in possession of drugs or found under their influence.


Chandigarh University imparts world-class and industry-oriented professional programs. A wide variety of options are available to the students because of the diverse and innovative programs. Each course has different specifications and specializations. Hence, CU follows the divergent admission criteria for each of them. Chandigarh University, Punjab (CU) provides Admissions for:

  • Engineering
  • Management (BBA/MBA)
  • Computer Applications
  • Animation & Multimedia
  • A. Film and Television Studies
  • Hotel & Hospitality Management
  • NCHMCT Hospitality Program
  • Airlines & Airport Management
  • Food Technology Engineering
  • Biotechnology Engineering
  • Physiotherapy
  • Applied Health Sciences
  • Basic Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Travel and Tourism
  • MBA Tourism & Hospitality
  • Culinary Sciences
  • Pharma Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Optometry
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Data Science
  • Architecture
  • Commerce (B.Com/ M.Com)
  • Economics
  • Legal Studies
  • Agricultural Science
  • Media Studies
  • Fashion & Design
  • Psychology
  • BA (Hons.) Liberal Arts
  • Robotics Engineering
  • IBM Specialized Programs
  • Specialized CSE Programs
  • Nursing
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Education
  • Yoga Education
  • Arts & Humanities
  • MBA with AON
  • MBA with IBM
  • CSE with IBM
  • ME CSE with Virtusa
  • MBA with SBI
  • CSE with TCS
  • BBA with SAS

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