Education in Chandigarh is not just known for its quality, but also for the best facilities and infrastructure. Following colleges and universities are ranked on the basis of several factors like infrastructure, faculty ratio, placements etc:
P.E.C. University of Technology, Chandigarh
P.E.C University of Technology formerly known as Punjab Engineering College is a premier educational institution offering engineering courses in Chandigarh. With a sprawling 146 acres campus, the institute offers degrees in streams such as Aeronautical, Aerospace, Civil, Computer Science, Mechanical and more. In 2009, it was ranked #16 in the Mint Top 50 Engineering Colleges in India. Located in the north end region of Chandigarh, the institute also offers post graduation courses. Their annual cultural festival known as PecFest is regarded as one of the best college festivals in India. Quizzes, game shows, fashion shows, rock night is a part of this 3 day event.
University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh
University Institute of Engineering and Technology is a leading engineering and management institute in Chandigarh. The institute situated in Punjab University campus offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. They offer 4-year BE courses and 5-year BE/MBA courses in Computer Science, Electronics and Communications, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical and IT. This coveted institute was ranked #17 among top engineering colleges in 2013. Goonj is their annual college festival and witnesses heavy footfalls.
Chandigarh Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sector 26, Chandigarh
Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology which was established in 1959 was formerly known as Central Polytechnic Chandigarh. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and is under the control of Directorate of Technical Education. CCET is the only college offering both Diploma and Degree qualifications in Chandigarh. The college has a 32 acres campus and is located near Sukhna Lake. The college offers degree programs in Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Civil and Mechanical.
University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Punjab University
S.S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology is one of the oldest engineering departments in Punjab University. Its curriculum and infrastructure was established in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, United States. In addition to Chemical Engineering, other streams such as Industrial Chemistry and Food Technology are also offered in the institute. Cyanide is U.I.C.E.T.’s annual college fest organised by its students.
Chitkara University, Chandigarh
Chitkara University was founded in 2010 by Punjab State Legislature. It is a private university recognized by University Grant Commission and has campuses in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The institute offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering, Management, Mass Communication, Journalism and Hospitality. Chitkara University hosts a number of cultural and technical fests such as Explore, Algorythm and more.
Chandigarh University, Mohali
Chandigarh University formerly known as Chandigarh Group of Colleges was set up in 2012 and is a private university in Mohali. Chandigarh University enjoys the status of being the largest university in Chandigarh with more than 20,000 students from all across the world. It is a residential university and provides undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in a number of programs.
Institute of Engineering, Bhaddal
I.E.T., Bhaddal is one of the best engineering colleges in Punjab situated on the outskirts of Chandigarh. The institute was established in 1998 and is affiliated to Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. Both undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered in computer science, civil, electrical and mechanical stream. The campus is spread over 45 acres and has best facilities for the students.
Rayat & Bahra University, Kharar
Rayat Bahra University is a private educational institution situated in Mohali. The institute is spread over 30 acres and is affiliated to Punjab Technical University. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Mechanical, Electronics and Communications, Computer Science and more. The university has state of art facilities with modern computer labs and libraries and workshops.
Shaheed Udham Singh College of Engineering and Technology, Mohali
Shaheed Udham Singh College of Engineering and Technology is a pioneering educational institution affiliated to Punjab Technical University. The college campus is located on the outskirts of Chandigarh. The college falls under the category of SUS Group of Institutes. The college offers undergraduate courses in Biotechnology, Computer Science, IT and Electronics and Communications.
Indo Global Colleges, Mohali
Indo Global Colleges is a group of institutes located on the outskirts of Punjab. It is affiliated to Punjab Technical University and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering, management and architecture. Lamhe is their annual colleges fest organized by the students every year. The institute is famous for its infrastructural facilities and curricular activities.