Chandigarh Colleges


Panjab University is a public collegiate university located in Chandigarh, India. It originated in 1882 as University of the Punjab, but was established in 1947, making it one of the oldest universities in India. The university has 78 teaching and research departments and 15 centres/chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. It has 188 affiliated colleges spread over the eight districts of Punjab state and union-territory of Chandigarh, with Regional Centres at Muktsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur cities in Punjab state. The campus is residential, spread over 550 acres (2.2 km2) in sector 14 and 25 of the city of Chandigarh. The main administrative and academic buildings are located in sector 14, beside a health centre, a sports complex, hostels and residential housing.


Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College (GGDSDC) is a college of Panjab University located in the North Indian city of Chandigarh. Established in 1973, the GGDSD college is spread over 16.5 acres of land. The college has been awarded A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC), Bangalore. GGDSD College ranked 82nd in the 2018 All India Ranking by NIRF, MHRD. The college is also recognized as 'College with Potential for Excellence' by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Delhi.


Chitkara University, Punjab is a private university in India with its campus in Punjab. It offers undergraduate programs, post-graduate program and doctoral programs in fields like Engineering, Management, Pharmacy and other courses in Health Sciences, Nursing, etc. Chitkara University was founded by the Punjab State Legislature under "The Chitkara University Act" in 2010. The university comes under the establishment of the Chitkara Educational Trust based in Chandigarh and founded by Dr Ashok K Chitkara and Dr Madhu Chitkara in 1998.


Chandigarh University commonly referred as ‘CU’ is a private research university located in Mohali, Punjab, India. It was founded in 2012 by S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, under the vision to contribute an institution as a Centre of Excellence for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. S. Sandhu also holds the office of the chancellor in the university. The institution has been granted full autonomy and the status of ‘University’ by the University Grants Commission as per section 22, UGC act of 1956. Chandigarh University is also the part of (IAU) International Association of Universities and (ACU) Association of Commonwealth Universities.


DAV College in Chandigarh, India, was founded in 1958, when the city of Chandigarh was in its infancy. The college belongs to the family of DAV institutions, founded by Mahatma Hans Raj, and inspired by the visionary Swami Dayanand Saraswati, the doyen of the Arya Samaj. The DAV movement, which started in 1886, aims to develop a scientific approach among the students, coupled with an understanding of their roots in the ancient Vedic Culture. It is situated in sector-10 near Hotel Mountview and tennis academy. DAV college, Chandigarh, is affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh. It is managed by the Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College Trust and Management Society.


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 initially and at Jhanjheri in 2012. In 2009, Chandigarh Group of Colleges Gharuan was established as Punjab's first integrated campus. In 2012, CGC Gharuan campus was granted university status as Chandigarh University.


University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) is an engineering institute of Panjab University, Chandigarh, India offering undergraduate (BE), postgraduate (M.Tech degree) as well as doctoral courses. The institute is granted funds from the central government to improve its infrastructure and facilities. UIET has interactions and Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with industry and academia like Infosys (Campus Connect Program), IBM, IMTECH, and Bharti Group (Bharti Chair for research). The institute has a memorandum signed with the University of Western Australia.


Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology (CCET) is under the administrative control of the Directorate of Technical Education, Chandigarh Administration and is affiliated to Panjab University 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.


Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is a medical and research institution in Chandigarh, India. It has educational, medical research, and training facilities for its students. It is the leading tertiary care hospital of the region and caters to patients from all over Punjab, J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. It has all the latest facilities including all specialties, super specialties and sub specialties. Apart from the clinical services, PGI boosts of training in almost all disciplines of Medicine including post graduate and post doctoral degrees, diploma and fellowships. There are more than 50 such training courses in the institute. Since it is a post graduate institute, it does not have facilities for courses.