Top 4 Engineering Colleges in Chandigarh

There would be hardly 10% of the students out of all non-medical students who go for medical and management courses. The majority of the students want to have a job as early as possible. The only profession or course that comes into their mind is B.E four year courses.

All over the India, many engineering colleges have been set up for providing knowledge to the students. If we specifically talk about Chandigarh, this city has also seen many wonderful colleges offering greater placements. Now, students who live in Chandigarh do not need to go out for completing the engineering degree; they can finish that while sitting at their home. In the previous report, Chandigarh also ranked top among best engineering colleges along with per-capita income and human development index. Read this article and learn about top 4 engineering colleges of Chandigarh.

1. Chitkara University, Chandigarh

Besides older engineering institutes, we also have one new college that offers fantastic undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Mass Communication, Journalism and Hospitality. Chitkara University is located in Chandigarh, Punjab and thus it is among the best choice for students. Chitkara engineering college is among the top engineering colleges in North India, Punjab and Chandigarh. They have got the best placements in the industry and have been recognized world wide. This institute was founded in 2010 and now has more than 10,000 students and 500 experienced faculty members. Dr. Ashok Chitkara and Dr. Madhu Chitkara are the well-known founders of this superb college. This college has received following affiliations and recognitions

      • NAAC
      • University Grant Commission
      • National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology
      • Pharmacy Council of India
      • Council of Architecture and
      • Indian Nursing Council

With an area of about 50 acres, this college is located on the Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway. This institute is 30 kilometres away all from Mohali, Ambala, Panchkula and Patiala. This college has tie-ups with popular countries such as Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, etc.

2. PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh


PEC is also known as Punjab Engineering College was founded in 1921 by Gaurav Dhillon. This institute has been with us before the independence of India. This institution occupies an area of about 146 acres. Started by only Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering departments, this university now offers Bachelors Degree

  • Electronics and Communication Department
  • Mechanical Department
  • Electrical Department
  • Computer Science Department
  • Materials and Metallurgical Department
  • Civil Department
  • Aerospace Department
  • Production & Industrial Department

After bachelors, students can also do master of engineering degree in structures, electrical power systems, electronics metallurgical, Rotodynamic Machines, C.I.M, etc. from PEC University. If we talk about rankings, this institute will be awarded as the best technical college in India by the National Foundation of Engineers in 1994. Also, this university was ranked 8th in CSR-GHRDC Engineering College surveys and 17th in the Mint top 50 Government Engineering college surveys.

3. University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh

University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh

This College is located in Sector 25 of the clean city, Chandigarh. Along with undergraduate(BE) course, this institute also offers postgraduate(, BEMBA degree), doctoral courses and Ph.D. courses. Specific mechanical labs, lecture halls, and workshops have been built in this University for different courses. Students can get admission to UIET’s undergraduate courses by acquiring good rank in JEE and to post-graduate courses by clearing GATE examination. This institute has interactions with

  • Infosys
  • IBM
  • Bharti Group and

Also, this University has signed a memorandum with the University of Western Australia. Established in 2002, this institute now has more than 2400 students studying in different courses. This college has also achieved top most ranking among engineering institute surveys.

4. Chandigarh Engineering College, Mohali


Also called CGC, Landran is one of the best engineering colleges of Chandigarh. This institute has affiliated with Punjab Technical University and has received accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation. Along with M.Tech and courses, this institute also offers MBA and MCA course. A student who completes from CGC, Landran would get the minimum package of about 3.70 lacs per annum. Dr. Birajashis Pattnaik is the director of this popular engineering institute. Besides Infosys, TCS and WIPRO companies who visit CGC, Landran for placements are

  • iGate
  • HCL
  • Google
  • Cognizant
  • Airtel
  • IBM
  • Dell
  • Polaris and
  • SAP Labs


From past few years, many fantastic engineering colleges have been set up in Chandigarh. PEC University is the oldest engineering college which was founded by Gaurav Dhillon. University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University also offers doctoral courses and Ph.D. courses along with and iGate, HCL, Google, Cognizant, Infosys, TCS and WIPRO every year visit CGC, Landran for placements. Chitkara University has more than 10.000 students and 500 faculty members.

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