Chandigarh University (CU): Admission 2024, Courses, Fees, Placement, Ranking - GeniusEducon

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Chandigarh University (CU): Admission 2024, Courses, Fees, Placement, Ranking

Chandigarh University admissions are open for the 2024 academic session in UG, PG, Lateral Entry, and Certificate programmes. Interested candidates can check and apply through the official website of the University. A few more updates are given below:

  • JEE Main Paper 2 result 2024 has been declared for Chandigarh University admission to the BArch and BPlan courses.
  • CUCET 2024 Phase 1 registrations are open till Mar 30, 2024, and the exam's last date is Mar 31, 2024.
  • As per the latest report, 904 recruiters participated in the placement process and placed 9,124 students of batch 2023-2024 in new-age job roles. The highest domestic and international packages offered during Chandigarh University placement 2023-2024 stood at INR 170 LPA and INR 54.75 LPA, respectively. 

Chandigarh University (CU or CUCHD), is a private university that is accredited by NBA and with an A+ Grade by the NAACThe university is approved by UGC, AICTE, BCI, NCHMCT, PCI, COA, NCTE, AIU, and CSI. CU Chandigarh is a member of ICAR, AUAP, IAU, ACU, IEEE, ASME, IUCEE, and ACS. Chandigarh University has been ranked one by The QS Asia University Rankings 2024 among all the Top Private Universities of India. Moreover, the university has been ranked 149 in Overall Asia Rank.

In 2019, CU became the youngest university of the country to be assessed and accredited by NAAC and granted A+ grade in the first cycle itself. In addition, Chandigarh University had also become the only state private university of Punjab to be accredited by NAAC. Chandigarh University is the Only University in Punjab and the region to get accredited by NBA for its Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Communications, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Aerospace Engineering & MBA programs. Additionally, the university offers ABET Accredited programmes. It is the 1st Private University in India to have the highest number of engineering programs accredited by ABET.

The university has achieved an ASSOCHAM GEM 4 rating in Green Building and Sustainability Certification. Moreover, Chandigarh University ranked 7 among the top 10 private institutions in India in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (An Initiative of the Ministry of Education).

CU University, through 18 institutes and various departments, offers UG, PG, and PhD courses to students across the Management, Engineering, and other streams. A few of the important highlights regarding Chandigarh University (CU) are mentioned in the table below:



Establishment year


Ownership type

Private University

Top accreditations

'A+' Grade by the NAAC, NBA and ABET, among others.

Recognised by


No. of constituent units


Rankings (2024)

- Ranked 1 by The QS Asia University Rankings 2024

- Ranked 149 by Overall Asia Rank 2024

- Ranked 27 under the 'University' category by the NIRF Ranking 2023

Flagship courses

BE/ BTech, MTech, MBA, BBA, BCom, MSc and MCA, among others.

Note: Students often think that CU is part of Panjab University (PU), but CU and PU are different universities. PU is a government university, whereas CU is a private university.