Top 8 Best Mass Communication Colleges in Chandigarh

Mass Communication is considered one of the most sought after fields these days. With recent developments in communication and media, it has opened up a wide range of opportunities for those looking for a career in mass communication. Journalism being the most popular field, there are many other allied fields like Advertising, Photography, Radio Production, Public Relations, Development Production and many more. We have curated a list of top mass communication schools that offer undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in Chandigarh.

Punjab University, Chandigarh

Punjab University is one of the oldest, public universities situated in Chandigarh. It was established in 1882 and is ranked among the premier education institutes for higher education in India as well as Asia. The university has 15 centres for teaching and research with a staff of 75. Student Centre also famously known as Stu-C is a popular hangout spot for youngsters in Chandigarh. The university takes pride in its alumni such as Manmohan Singh, Kalpana Chawla, Kapil Sibal, Jaspal Bhatti, Satinder Sartaaj and many more. The university was ranked 32nd in top higher education institutes in Asia. The college offers a two year postgraduate program in M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication starting September every year.

Chandigarh Institute of Film and Television, Chandigarh, Punjab

Chandigarh Institute of Film and Television is one of the top premier educational institutions that offer diploma courses to students interested in contemporary media. They have employed many leading artists as faculty members. The institute offers a diploma course in Mass Communication, Advertisement and Journalism after 10th standard. The institute is affiliated to Punjab Technical University

School of Mass Communication, Chitkara University, Chandigarh, Punjab

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. Chitkara University hosts a number of cultural and technical fests such as Explore, Algorythm and more. The university offers undergraduate and post graduate courses in the field of Journalism. The institute also has a placement cell to assist students with jobs.

DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh

One of the oldest educational institutions in the city, DAV was founded in 1958. It is located Sector 10 and falls on the famous ‘Gehri Route’ of Chandigarh. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and offers a one year post graduate diploma in Mass Communication. in The school also has a famous alumni group and produced a number of international sportsmen like Jeev Milkha, Singh, Irina Brar, Yuvraj Singh, Kapil Dev, and many more.

Goswami Ganesh Dutta S.D. College, Sector 32, Chandigarh

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, popularly known as S.D. College is located near the residential area of Sector 32. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the fields of commerce, management and humanities. The college was established in 1973 and imparts holistic education to its students. It is also ranked as one of the best colleges in North India region. The college has various extracurricular clubs such as Commerce club, Management club, M.U.N. club, literary club and more. The college offers a one year post graduation diploma in Mass Communication.

MCM DAV College for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh

MCM DAV College for Women is regarded as one of the best colleges in India. The college has high reputation for their degree programs in the field of humanities and commerce. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and is located in Sector 36 of Chandigarh. An all girl’s college, MCM is also known as the fashion hub of Chandigarh. With a reputable faculty, academic life at MCM is both challenging and serious. It hosted its first annual fest ‘Meraki’ this year. The college is one of the few institutions in Chandigarh to offer a two year post graduate degree in Mass Communication.

PG Government College for Girls-42

PG Government College for Girls is an education institute in Chandigarh that is affiliated to Punjab University. With an 18 acre sprawling campus, the institution is well known for its academic and professional brilliance. An all girl’s college, the institute offers post graduate and graduate courses in Arts and Commerce. The institute offers a 2 year post graduate degree in Mass Communication.

Chandigarh University, Mohali, Chandigarh

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. The university offers both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. The university has a placement cell.

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Must visit Pubs and Café in Chandigarh

The night life in Chandigarh is very popular among the youngsters as it is a fun and safe way to enjoy the weekends during the late hours and feel free. Youngsters go clubbing and then they stroll on the Geri route after that end up at the NFS (Night Food Street). The much famous clubs of the city are as below:-

Billionaire’s Club 

It is in Industrial Area where thrill never ends and so it is much famed among the college-goers. It is a high-end and night club bar-cum lounge. A luxury lounge with fine dining and discotheque is a spot where you could eat healthy and shake a leg with your friends to get relieved from the stress and have a good time.

Location : Industrial Area

MOBE-Ministry of Bar Exchange

A much known lounge in sector 26 has quite appealing design and gorgeous interiors. The best thing about this lounge is its fluctuating trend of drinks, which is unique concept in the Tri-city. MOBE have various melodious bands. The DJs play EDM music and few remix Punjabi tracks. People come here specially to dance and have fun with their mates. The lounge have indoor, outdoor as well as roof-top seating. The lighting of the club is perfect and adds more to the taste of it.

Location : Sector 26

Stage-Hyatt 

This trendy club of Chandigarh is in Hyatt-Chandigarh, Industrial Area, has a very welcoming and sophisticated ambiance which pulls people here to spend their weekend with utmost fun. The service is really good and the prices are quite reasonable. Different DJs come here on different days and roar up with the crowd to have an amazingly fun night! The party area is thus totally filled up with the youngsters who are dancing, enjoying drinks or getting clicked which makes it one of the best hangout places.

Location : Industrial Area

Kitty Su

The fashionable club of the town, Kitty Su is locate in The Lalit, Rajiv Gandhi I.T Park which attracts many young people who wish to spend a good time with their buddies. The interiors of the club are amazing and go well with the theme of the place. The service and food is appreciable and helps the groups to have the wildest party here. The sophistication of ambiance adds up to the grace and gives the youngsters a wonderful experience.

Location : IT Park

Peddler’s

It is a uniquely set lounge in Elante Mall, Industrial Area which has a very lavish and elegant décor. The stylish premium cocktails and nice food pulls up people to this place so you could have a good time and enjoy the most happening live music along with the extraordinary views of The City Beautiful which gives an immense pleasure and the opportunity to unwind and connect to your city. The overwhelming atmosphere matches perfectly to the place and makes it very admirable and a must visit place.

Location : Industrial Area

S Café and Bar

It is the most happening café of the city and is located in sector 26. The ambiance, food, music and staff everything is so perfect here which enhances the beauty of the place. The staff is very courteous and welcoming. In the afternoon it is a little boring but nothing can compare the amazing night hours spent here. The raw and funky interiors are admired by everyone and the loud music on weekends goes in rage with your party mood and leaves with you a memorable experience.

Location : Sector 26

Venom

This well liked club is in Paras Down Town Mall and is admired because of the fact that it is the only multilevel club in tricity and has different sections and lounges with their individual DJs or live bands. It has an exotic cocktail bar, English sports bar, bowling alley and even a VIP lounge. It gives you a very amazing experience of the night life of the city and leaves you mesmerized by the in style beauty of the club. It is the largest club of the town and attracts the youth to spend a wonderful weekend.

Location :  Zirakpur

Flyp@MTV

It is in sector 26 and has very unique interiors like that of English, having hidden doors and furniture with indoor as well as outdoor seating. The live music gives an immense pleasure to the visitors here to spend a wonderful time with their close ones. The food served is very delicious and the staff is really quick and courteous. It is the best place to spend quiet night hours with your mates as the music is not much loud.

Location : Sector 26

Hypnotic Lounge Bar

This gorgeous bar is located in Chandigarh and is famous among the music lovers. It is one of the best places on the city outskirts which give you a really good experience. Some themed celebrations like Halloween also take place here. The place offers good food at reasonable prices and is counted among the best clubs of the city beautiful.

Location : Zirakpur

 

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10 Things to do in Chandigarh

The capital of two states, Haryana and Punjab, is a mesmerising city located in the foothills of Shivalik Mountains which is well known for its breathtaking beauty and peace. Picturesquely planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier and a dream city of India’s first president is the best experimental execution of modern architecture and urban planning. Its cleanliness, green lust nature and proper management add more to live or visit this city a remarkable experience. The magnificent city even has some not to be missed spots which includes-

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‎Spend an evening at Sukhna Lake

Sukhna Lake – seasonal stream located near foothills of Himalayas is an artificial water body which is well known for its glorious views and calmness. It has a restaurant, some shops and other activity spots to be indulged in to spend a good family time. Its backside gives the true picture of nature’s splendid art. People of every age group could be seen jogging, eating, boating, and relaxing here. The garden of silence which has a Buddha statue also adds up to the beauty to the end of lake.

‎Stroll on Geri Route

Geri Route- unites the youth of city in the northern Chandigarh in the stretch of streets from sector 8 to sector 11. Youngsters of near colleges drive around slowly in this area on their bikes and cars. The police personnel of this area keep a check on the rash driving and rowdy beahviour of the young people roaming there. The route even includes some good eating spots and shopping points on the way which are ‘get deserted’, ‘willows cafe’, ‘velvet kabab’, ‘shelly’s wardrobe’, ‘bon norriture’ etc.

‎Treat your taste buds at Dumpling Hood

Dumpling hood- the availability of wheat dumplings (momos) in sector 9 of the city makes it famous among all generations. However many still must be unaware. Served with mayonnaise and some unique tomato dip makes them even more mouth watering. Though they dish up many other food types as well but wheat dumplings are the best.  Unfortunately there isn’t any sitting place there but the delicious healthy dumplings are worth it.

‎Chill at Brew Estate

Brew Estate-one of the best restaurants in Chandigarh and the largest microbrewery in the tri-region has gained immense popularity in a very short time. Once you step in, the atmosphere doesn’t allow you to go back. The list of their servings is quite long which includes hard drinks, mock tails, coffee, pasta, fries and what not. An awesome place to chill out, having super sexy interiors is a must visit.

‎Feed your tummy with yummy food late night

Night food street- it is an eminent spot to have food in Chandigarh late night. Being near PGI it also attracts Panjab University students who come there for late night studies. One can have maggi, pranthas, tea etc sitting under the moonlight. On weekends one get to see a lot more crowd as all the youngsters gather there to hangout and have food after clubbing.

‎Taste the delicious food at STU Cee

STU Cee- awesome and reasonable food available here should not be missed. It is a hub for all the university students. Lemonade and rajmah rice are a must have if you go there. Luscious food and friendly pleasant ambiance draws in the city youth.

‎Visit unique garden of rocks and waste

Rock garden- it is a garden of broken bangles, plates, electrical waste and stones. A master piece of sculpture art by Nek Chand is a famed place fashioned from urban and industrial waste. It has an open theatre, swings and a few food stalls as well. The artistic miniature maze adds more to its exquisiteness.

‎Shop at local market

Sector 15 is a local market of the city has a wide range of clothes, accessories and footwear for people of all age. The unique collection presented pulls people towards it as the best comes in hand at cheap prices. Inexpensive stunning things can be found if you spend a little time there.

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‎Appreciate art at Govt museum and Art gallery

Government museum and Art gallery- – an attraction place for those who love art is situated in sector 10. It exhibits around 10,000 paintings and sculptures. The gallery has its three different sections The National History Museum, The National Gallery of Portrait and The Chandigarh Architecture Museum. It has miniature paintings, Buddha sculptures, Gandharan sculptures and much more. Those who are linked to art or appreciate it feel touched after having looked at the spectacular work by several artists.

‎Eat till you can’t breathe at Pal Dhaba

For all the foodies it is the best place to have their feast. It is a well known Dhabba located in sector 28 which serves mouth-watering varieties of chicken out of which chicken rice with green chutney, dahi chicken and lemon chicken are counted as best. It has air-conditioned sitting and even open air seating. The service is good too and the reasonable charges call for more customers. Even few celebrities also go there to have the delicious food that they offer.

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Top 10 Salons for Men in Chandigarh

Salons that cater their services towards the needs of men are now opening up in Chandigarh. Instead of going to their ‘under the tree’ barber, the ‘gabrus’ of Punjab now go to a grooming lounge for their haircuts shave etc. In the age of equality, when a grown-up man frequents a beauty salon, he breaks the taboo that guysshouldn’tt take pride in their appearances. If you or your man is looking for a place to groom himself, read further.

Best Salons for Men in Chandigarh

Scratch Headmasters, Sector 35 B, Chandigarh

Scratch Headmasters in Sector 35 B is a unisex salon and is considered the best for Hair Spa, Skin Treatments, Body Spa and Pedicure and Manicure services. Though it is one of the best salons in the city, the pricing is very pocket-friendly and you can also avail some of the best summer deals as well as annual membership that gives amazing benefits to you throughout the year.

Tress Lounge, Sector 8, 35, Shivalik View, Chandigarh

Tress Lounge was started in 2003 in Chandigarh and since then has expanded to other regions of North India. The salon was awarded as the Best Unisex Salon in Chandigarh for it’s commentate services to the clients. With their over 10 outlets in Chandigarh and nearby areas, Tress Lounge aims at providing best facilities in hair, makeup and spa to both men and women. The services provided by them are easy on the pocket and worth each penny.

Headmasters, Sector 8, Chandigarh

Headmasters was established in 2002 in Chandigarh with the objective of providing top notch services to its clients when it comes to skin, body, hair. The salon is well known for its safety and high quality services. The salon has over 150 well trained professionals and sees approximately 75000 clients a year. The services delivered by Headmasters are of the highest standard and are affordable to students.

Femina Plus Hair Salon and Spa, Sector 44, Chandigarh

Femina Plus Hair Salon and Spa has been in the beauty business for more than 24 years and has earned a reputation for being one of the best in Chandigarh. With their well trained stylists and artists, they provide top notch services to their clients. Their services are a bit heavy on the pocket, but nevertheless worth it.

Affinity Salon, Sector 26, Chandigarh

Located in the major sectors of Chandigarh, Affinity provides beauty services in skin care and makeup. They are known to use organic ingredients in their outlets so as to provide their clients a beautiful experience. Their experienced staffs provide personalised services so that every client’s needs are fostered. The salon won the best hair stylist award in the Vogue Beauty Awards 2010. Their services are easy on the pocket for youngsters.

Master Saleem Spa and Salon, Sector 44, Chandigarh

Set in Sector 44, Master Saleem Spa and Salon offers excellent beauty and hair services under one roof. It is famous for its haircuts, massages, spa and facials. The salon provides quality services at a satisfactory price. The place prides itself for standing out in terms of clients and the facilities offered.

Strands Hair Salon and Spa, Sector 35, Chandigarh

Strands Hair Salon and Spa is one of the biggest salon chains in India. They provide professional hair, skin care and beauty services to both men and women. They have several packages that include manicure, pedicure, waxing, hair spa, hair colour, rebonding etc. They have a reputation of using well known brands. The salon maintains excellent beauty standards to their customers.

Mapple’s Hair and Beauty Studio, Phase 5, Mohali

Mapple’s Hair and Beauty Studio offers full hair and beauty services to men and women. Their well trained staff works with full commitment to provide services such as manicure, pedicure, shaving, haircuts, hair colour and others.

Hair Raiserz, Sector 44, Chandigarh

Hair Raiserz is a flagship salon of the American brand MATRIX. The salon has the best MATRIX trained beauticians and stylists who are amazing at their work. The salon is a preferred choice for youngsters who want to look presentable with their pocket money. They offer spa services, beauty services and hair services in their outlets.

V. John Hair and Beauty Salon, Sector 35, Chandigarh

V. John Hair and Beauty Salon provides customized services to both men and women. The salon boasts on their finest hairdressers, skin care specialists and their well known products. They offer services such as hair cuts, shaving, manicure, pedicures. Their affordable prices and high quality makes them a popular destination for college goers.

Bliss Salon and Spa, Sector 44, Chandigarh

Bliss Salon and Spa is an exclusive beauty salon located in Sector 44-D in Chandigarh. The salon provides haircuts, skin treatments, hair do, hair spa, body spa and facial facilities. They have a team of well trained professionals’ beauty experts who offer a top notch services in a hygienic and safe environment. The entire team of Bliss Salon N Spa offer award winning facilities in hair cutting, extensions, spa and other services for both men and women.

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Top 6 Religious Places in Chandigarh

The city beautiful, Chandigarh is also known for its secular character. It has the character not because of the population, but also because of the religious structures of different faiths. There are plenty of religious places in Chandigarh for the religious devotees. We have listed the most visited religious places in and around Chandigarh where lakhs of devotees pay their respect to seek God’s blessings.

‎Maata Mansa Devi Temple, Mansa Devi, Panchkula

Maata Mansa Devi Temple is located in Panchkula, which is almost 6 km from Chandigarh.  The temple in Panchkula is situated on the foothills of the Shivalik mountains. The shrine is an epitome of the worship of ‘Shakti’ in northern India. It is considered as one of the premier Shakti temples in North India. The Maata Mansa Devi temple acts as a symbol of Himalayan faith and culture. The temple is frequented by thousands of devotees from different parts of country every year, especially during the Navratras.

‎Nada Sahib Gurudwara, Panchkula

Nada Sahib is a Gurudwara situated in the district of Panchkula in Haryana. The gurudwara is located on the banks of the Ghaggar river in Shivalik Hills. Nada Sahib is the place where Guru Gobind Singhji along with his warriors took a halt on their way back, after their battle with the Mughals. Located at the distance of 15 kms from City Beautiful, the gurudwara has a lot of meaning for the Sikhs. The gurudwara organises religious gatherings and community meals for the devotees every day. The gurudwara witnesses tens of thousands of devotees every year.

Chandi Mandir, Panchkula

Chandi Mandir is a prominent temple situated on the outskirts of Chandigarh. The temple is at a distance of 10 km from Mansa Devi Temple. The temple is dedicated to Chandi, the goddess of power. The temple is frequented by worshippers of Chandi from various states, especially during the Navratras. The temple has statues of various deities such as Hanuman, Shiva, and Radha Krishna. As the name suggests, the city of Chandigarh was named after this temple. The Western Command of the Indian Army is also located in the Chandi Mandir area.  If visiting Mansa Devi, a visit to this temple is a must.

Baoli Sahib Gurudwara, Zirakpur, Kalka Highway

Baoli Sahib Gurudwara  is a shrine for Sikhs located on the outskirts of Chandigarh near the Zirakpur-Kalka Highway. The place is visited by thousands of devotees every year. It is said that Guru Gobind Singhji visited this place and restored the water supply to quench the thirst of people living in the area. Religious gatherings and community meals i.e., ‘langars’ are organised every day. The worshippers visit the holy shrine every Amavas to take holy dip in the water of the baoli.

Amb Sahib Gurudwara, Phase 7, Mohali

Amb Sahib Gurudwara is one of the many holy shrines for Sikhs in Chandigarh. The gurudwara is situated in Phase 7 of district Mohali in Punjab. The holy shrine was constructed with the blessings of Sikh guru, Guru Har Rai. At this shrine, a Gursikh was blessed by the Guru, who felt contented. On the occasion of Sakrant which falls in the month of January, a fair is organised in the memory of Guru Har Rai.

ISKCON Chandigarh, Sector 36, Chandigarh

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple was established in Chandigarh under the Hare Krishna movement. The mission of this movement is to promote the better of society by teaching the devotees the science of Krishna consciousness. The temple organises regular aartis and rath yatras. The ISKCON temple also covers lots of activities like education, book distribution, farming, preaching, and more.

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Top 10 Colleges in Chandigarh

Finished your schooling? Here is your time to choose a college for yourself. But before you take admission in any of these colleges, keep following things in mind:-

  1. How is the campus placement rate of the college
  2. How are the faculties in the college
  3. What are extracurricular activities offered in the college
  4. How is the crowd in the college
  5. How good is the college in your subject

Check out the list of best colleges in Chandigarh

Punjab University, Sector 14 15, Chandigarh

Punjab University is one of the oldest, public universities situated in Chandigarh. It was established in 1882 and is ranked among the premier education institutes for higher education in India as well as Asia. The university has 15 centres for teaching and research with a staff of 75. It also has many regional colleges in Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh. Student Centre also famously known as Stu-C is a popular hangout spot for youngsters in Chandigarh. The university takes pride in its alumni such as Manmohan Singh, Kalpana Chawla, Kapil Sibal, Jaspal Bhatti, Satinder Sartaaj and many more. The university was ranked 32nd in top higher education institutes in Asia.

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, Sector 32, Chandigarh

Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, popularly known as S.D. College is located near the residential area of Sector 32. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the fields of commerce, management and humanities. The college was established in 1973 and imparts holistic education to its students. It is also ranked as one of the best colleges in North India region. The college has various extracurricular clubs such as Commerce club, Management club, M.U.N. club, literary club and more.

MCM DAV College for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh

MCM DAV College for Women is regarded as one of the best colleges in India. The college has a high reputation for their degree programs in the field of humanities and commerce. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and is located in Sector 36 of Chandigarh. An all girl’s college, MCM is also known as the fashion hub of Chandigarh. With a reputable faculty, academic life at MCM is both challenging and serious. It hosted its first annual fest ‘Meraki’ in 2016.

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DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh

One of the oldest educational institutions in the city, DAV was founded in 1958. It is located in Sector 10 and falls on the famous ‘Gehri Route’ of Chandigarh. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in humanities, commerce, management and sciences. The college has its own non-profit organisation known as ‘Nav Sankalp’ and the students collectively organise blood donation camps, rehabilitation programs, polio campaigns for the needy. The school also has a famous alumni group and produced a number of international sportsmen like Jeev Milkha, Singh, Irina Brar, Yuvraj Singh, Kapil Dev, and many more.

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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 provides 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 crowd in large numbers.

Chandigarh College of Architecture, Sector 12, Chandigarh

Chandigarh College of Architecture offers education in the field of architecture. The college was set up in 1961 was set up by Le Corbusier who also developed Chandigarh’s blueprint. The college offers Bachelor of Architecture as a 3-year degree program and is affiliated with Punjab University. The college campus is at the PEC University of Technology in Chandigarh. The college hosts its annual fest ‘Archo’ every year.

Government College of Commerce and Business Administration, Sector 50, Chandigarh

GCCBA was established by Chandigarh Administration to attend to the increasing demand for commerce and management institutes in Chandigarh. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and was ranked as second best Commerce College in Chandigarh by India Today. The institute holds its annual fest-YuvClique in February.

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.

Chitkara University, Chandigarh

Chitkara University was founded in 2010 by Punjab State Legislature. It is a private university recognised by University Grant Commission and has a campus 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, Algorithm and more.

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Top 10 CA Firms in Chandigarh

Worried about your tax filings or returns? Don’t think much, here we are shortlisting top 10 CA firms in Chandigarh that can serve you the right purpose. Chandigarh is full of talented CAs and are available for little extra charges. Feel free to comment if you think we have missed any top CA firms in Chandigarh.

Gupta Rajesh Kumar & Co., Sector 40-D

Gupta Rajesh Kumar and Co. is an Indian chartered accountancy firm based in Sector 40. They offer chartered accountancy services related to income tax, company law matters, foreign collaborations, sales tax, auditing, accounting and other related matters. They provide the best consultancy services in Chandigarh region. They are also empanelled with ICAI- Nationalised banks, MEF etc.

Sumit Jindal, Sector 48

Sumit Jindal is a chartered accountancy firm located in Sector 48 of Chandigarh. They specialize in areas of direct and indirect audits, management consultancy, service tax, taxation, project financing, backend accounting services, copy right and trademark, financial investigations, wealth management consultancy services. They believe in the agenda of effective solutions for their clients.

Jindal Goyal and Associates, Sector 42, Chandigarh

Jindal Goyal and Associates is a chartered accountancy firm operating in Chandigarh and nearby areas. They assist their clients in accountancy and financial services including management consultancy, taxation, wealth management, copyright and trademark, direct and indirect audits and more.

Varun Koshal and Associates, Sector 22, Chandigarh

Varun Koshal and Associates is a top chartered accountancy firm operating in Chandigarh and nearby regions. In order to meet the requirements of clients, they offer best consultancy and solutions for the respective matters. They provide assistance in auditing, accounting, financial services, foreign collaborations, company law matters, export-import consultancy and other related matters.

Kansal Singla and Associates, Sector 17, Chandigarh

Kansal Singla and Associates is a prominent chartered accountancy firm located in Chandigarh. They provide chartered accountancy services in matters of income, auditing, accounting, financial services, company law matters, import-export consultancy, service tax, transfer pricing etc. They provide best possible solutions for their problems. Over many years, they have provided effective services to their clients.

Ashwani Pardeep and Co., Sector 48, Chandigarh

Ashwani Pardeep and Co is a chartered accountancy firm established in the year 1989. It is a prominent CA firm offering comprehensive services which include management consultancy, accounting services, secretarial services and others. Their team has many distinguished chartered accountants, tax consultants and advisors. They provide excellent services in education and training of students and clients.

Ajay Pal and Associates, Sector 34, Chandigarh

Ajay Pal and Associates is a chartered accountancy firm having its head office in Chandigarh and branch offices in Himachal Pradesh and New Delhi. The accountancy firm with 3 partners provide accountancy services in auditing, accounting, financial services, company law matters, import-export consultancy. Their team consists of professional chartered accountants and financial advisors.

Jyoti Goyal and Associates, Sector 38 West, Chandigarh

Jyoti Goel and Associates is a chartered accountancy services in Sector 38, Chandigarh. They provide chartered accountancy services in auditing, income tax, financial services, foreign collaborations, sales tax, VAT matter and others. They provide best consultancy services. With their competent team of well trained professionals, they offer effective services to their clients.

Goyal Rachit and Co., Sector 19, Chandigarh

Goyal Rachit and Co. is a prominent accountancy firm offering comprehensive professional accountancy services including audit, management consultancy, accounting services, secretarial services. They have distinguished chartered accountants, financial advisors and tax consultants in their teams. They aim to provide excellent services to their clients.

Lagan Bansal and Co., Sector 43, Chandigarh

Lagan Bansal and Co. is a prominent accountancy firm located in Sector 43. It provides accountancy services to clients in Chandigarh and nearby region. The firm offers sound financial advice and personalized services to their clients. The firm places the interest of their clients before theirs. Their services include auditing, management consultancy, manpower management, secretarial services, tax consultancy, accounting services, financial investigations, taxation and many more.

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Top 10 Schools in Chandigarh

List of top 10 best schools in Chandigarh and it's nearby areas.

Chandigarh boasts of excellent standards when it comes to education in the north region. The city is home to both convent and private schools, in addition to government schools in all residential sectors. A lot of parent’s time and thought goes into selecting a school for their children. Teaching standards, curriculum, school infrastructure, location – all are crucial while making that choice. With an increase in the number of schools and choice of Indian and International curriculum, the choice for finding a perfect school for your kid is tougher than ever. We hope the list of top schools in Chandigarh will help you in arriving at the decision.

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St. Johns High School, Sector 26, Chandigarh

St. Johns High School is an all boys, English medium pioneering institute located in the heart of Chandigarh. The school was founded by the Congregation of Christian Brothers in 1959. It has been awarded as the best school in tricity for three consecutive years. The school is affiliated to CBSE board and promotes the all around development of its students.

Bhavan Vidyalaya, Sector 27, 33, Chandigarh

Bhavan Vidyalaya was founded in the year 1983 and boasts of being the oldest educational institutions in Chandigarh. In the All India Survey of Schools in 2012, it was ranked at 42nd and its academic reputation was ranked at 4th. The school with its 2 lakhs students has various clubs like MUN Club, Drama Club and IT Club.

Vivek High School, Sector 38, Chandigarh

Vivek High School was established in 1984 by Bhagwant Singh Charitable Trust. The school is co-educational and affiliated with Central Board of Secondary Education. The medium of instruction is English. The school has a total of 1700 students with 120 staff members. Its main focus is the development of social awareness and leadership qualities in students.

Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, Chandigarh

Carmel Convent School, Chandigarh, an all girls school is regarded as one of the top institutions in Chandigarh. It was founded in 1985 by the Congregation of Sisters. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education and the medium of instruction is English. The school has a beautiful infrastructure with spacious buildings and playground. The school’s mission is to provide quality education to its students.

Delhi Public School, Sector 40, Chandigarh

Delhi Public School was established in 2003 and is known as a private secondary school. The school belongs to the part of chain of schools administered by Delhi Public School Society. The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education and provides schooling for 14 years. The school has a modern infrastructure with a spacious building and airy classrooms. The school commits to making its students progressive thinkers.

Yadavindra Public School, Mohali

Yadavindra Public School is a premier public institution based in Mohali, Punjab. The school is a part of the Indian Public Schools Conference. The school was established by Maharaja Amarinder Singh of Patiala. The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi and the medium of instruction is English. The objective of the school is to mould its students physically, morally to become progressive citizens of India.

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Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 16, Chandigarh

Government Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 16 is known as the first Model School established in Chandigarh in 1954. The school is surrounded by Rose Garden and Leisure Valley. The school provides 14 years of schooling. The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education and the medium of instruction is English. The school has a well stocked library with approximately 25000 books and magazines.

Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Sector 26, Chandigarh

Sacred Heart Sr. Sec. School is one of the oldest convent education institutions in Chandigarh. The school has completed 45 years in the field of education. The school has a faculty of experienced and highly qualified teaching staff. The facilities and infrastructure of the schools provide students a chance to explore their potential in many fields. The school is affiliated with Central Board of Secondary Education and the medium of instruction is both English and Hindi.

Strawberry Fields High School, Sector 26, Chandigarh

The school was established in 2004 under the patronage of Durga Das Foundation, a non-profit, non-governmental organisation. The school provides education to the age group of 5-18. The school is affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination and offers education till 12th. The school has a sprawling campus with large rooms, library, and amphitheatre and computer rooms.

St. Kabir School, Sector 26, Chandigarh

St. Kabir is a convent premier educational institution located in Chandigarh. The school is ranked as one of the best institutions in Chandigarh. The school is well equipped with laboratories, library and a multipurpose hall. It provides education from Nursery to Class 12th with 95 faculty members. The school aims at imbibing ethical values in its students through teachings of Holy Scriptures.

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 List of Affordable Shopping Places in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is a place for all. Right from brands and expensive designer clothes to the local markets everything is available in nearby sectors. One can get many options in the city for affordable shopping. A great opportunity it gives to all the students especially where they can also bargain a little. The list of the sasta shopping centers are as under:

‎Patel Market, Sector 15-

It’s  one of the less popular markets of Chandigarh where you can get good collection of clothing, accessories and footwear. It’s opposite to Punjab University and nearby to sectors that are hub of students’ accommodation. Due to the reasonable prices and unique collection that the market offers, many students are pulled towards it. A glass of juice and dumplings (momos) after shopping should not be missed.

‎Krishna Market, Sector 41-

Krishna Market is another affordable destination in Chandigarh Sector 41. This market has a nice collection of all the stuffs at fine prices. It’s a shopping complex for families as well as youngsters. You can shop for unique stuff  if you have a keen eye for it or utmost dedication.

‎Shastri Market, Sector 22-

it is the most famous local shopping point of Chandigarh. It has a huge variety and almost everything to offer. It has become an attraction for a lot of residents of the city. Its central location makes it more convenient for the people to come here and buy stuff. Though the market is always crowded but the tremendous variety that the shops offer here still pulls the shoppers to the busy place. One can relish delicious bhelpuri here after getting exhausted from buying stuff.

‎Sadar Bazaar, Sector 19-

The cheapest market of the town is Sadar Bazaar which has a really good compilation of almost all kinds of stuff. It even has collection of old export clothing at very cheap prices. It has beautiful collection of accessories at quite reasonable prices. One can even get nice range of bed sheets and curtains. Gol gappas here are very luscious and mouth watering.

‎3B2 Mohali Market-

Though it’s not exactly in the main city but is very near to the city in literal sense. It has appealing collections for outfits in nice quality of fabrics. A lot many students live in this area so that’s a good option for them to shop. Flavorsome Pav Bhaji near this market is very much famous and no one misses it after tedious shopping.

‎3B1 Mohali Market-

That’s another option for the students and residents of that area to buy decent things at low rates. The variety offered by the shops is fine but the quality is high. The prices of the stuff are worth and there is not much need of bargaining. The market is accessible and a really good option for those living in this area. Fresh juice is available here for the shoppers  that refreshes the buyers after the exertion or prepares them for the exertion that they are about to bear.

‎Palika Market, Sector 19-

It is exactly opposite to the cathedral church in sector 19. The stuff obtainable in this market is of very nice quality and at affordable prices. Good food stalls are also here to have some fast food in between shopping. This market even has a fine collection of bridal wear and other bridal accessories. Some really nice shops are there for earrings, bangles, anklets and much more.

‎Max, Elante-

It is a store at the very famed mall of Chandigarh i.e Elante Mall. Very impressive quality of outfits and accessories is available at this point. The prices are fine and the collection they offer is remarkable. Simple t-shirts with very cool prints are here at okayish prices. The awesome collection of footwear attracts many shoppers and pulls them to this store.

‎Style check-

It has two stores in the city beautiful which are located in sector 10 and sector 17. If one has to buy fashionable clothes at levelheaded prices then this is a store they must visit. The quality offered is splendid and a nice diversity of clothing is here. It is opposite to Mountview Hotel in sector 10. Yummy maggi from the nearby shop should not be missed whenever you go there.

‎Brands Bargain, Sector 9-

It’s a store on geri route road which offers branded clothing at cheap prices. The even have some brands whose official stores are not yet there in Chandigarh. The prices are levelheaded and very fashionable and stylish clothes are here. This store has a lot many regular customers because of the stuff they offer at inexpensive rates. Wheat Dumplings from a nearby shop Dumpling Hood are so finger licking that one should not come back from there without having those.

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