Universities In Chandigarh

Chandigarh, also known as City Beautiful, is the capital of two states Punjab & Haryana. The city is a education hub in the region and a lot of students from neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir come here for getting coaching for various exams including IAS, Civil Services, Bank P.O., Engineering and Medical entrance exams, IELTS etc. A lot of students come here for higher studies in various educational institutes in the city. The city has one state university, one deemed university and many other colleges for higher education.
There are many universities in neighbouring states which provide their own bus service to/from the city, so many students/teachers residing in Chandigarh and study/teach in these universities. So we have given a list of such universities also on this page.
The list is divided into following sections:
Disclaimar: This information is given only for the general knowledge purpose only. For any information related to courses offered, admissions, approvals of university etc., we would recommend that you should visit the official website of UGC (University Grants Commission) or the official website of concerned university.

Universities in Chandigarh

There are two universities in Chandigarh - Panjab University (State University) and Punjab Engineering College (Deemed University).
  1. Panjab University (PU) - Chandigarh : This is one of the oldest universities of India. It was established in 1882 as University of Punjab at Lahore, now in Pakistan. After the independence of India, it was established as Panjab University. The university is spread over an area of 550 acres in Sector 14 and Sector 25 of Chandigarh city.
    Major Streams: Humanities, Commerce, Science, Engineering.
    For more information visit the official website : Panjab University
  2. Punjab Engineering College (PEC): Punjab Engineering College is one of the most reputed engineering colleges of the region. The institute became a deemed university in 2003.
    Major Streams: Engineering, Science
    For more information visit the official website : Punjab Engineering College

Private Universities in Chandigarh

There is no private university located in Chandigarh. Although many private universities are located nearby and some have their admission centres or offices in Chandigarh. In this section we have given a list of universities located nearby Chandigarh.
  1. Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University
    Address: Fategarh Sahib (Punjab) Pin : 140406
    Phone No: 01763-232300
    Email: info@sggswu.org
    Website: sggswu.org
  2. Chandigarh University
    NH95, Gharuan, Mohali (Punjab)
    Phones:+91-160-3051003, +91-160-2710300, +1800 200 0025
    Email: info@chandigarhuniversity.ac.in
    Website: chandigarhuniversity.ac.in
  3. Chitkara University
    Chitkara University was established in 2010 and is run by Chitkara Educational Trust. Chitkara Educational Trust first started an engineering college at the present campus of Chitkara University in 2002. Later on, many other colleges and courses were added at the same campus and it was given the status of university in 2010.
    Major Streams: Management, Technical Education, Pharmacy.
    Address: Chandigarh–Patiala National Highway (NH- 64), Punjab- 140 401
    Phones: 0172-172 4090900, 01762-507084/86
    Email: admissions@chitkara.edu.in
    Official Website : Chitkara University
  4. Rayat-Bahra University
    Rayat-Bahra University is run by Rayat-Bahra Group. The group was successfully running various institues for last 14 years including engineering college, pharmacy college, management and hotel management institutes at the present campus of the university and it was given the status of university by Punjab government in 2014. The university is located near Chandigarh, at a distance of approximately 3 KM from Kharar on the Kharar - Ropar road.
    Major Streams: Engineering, Law, Pharmaceutical Science, Hotel Management
    Address: V.P.O. Sahauran, Tehsil Kharar, Distt. Mohali. Pincode - 140104
    Phones: 0181-2711633, 81466-20135, 81466-20136
    Email: info@rayatbahrauniversity.edu.in
    Official Website : Rayat-Bahra University