Chandigarh University Placement

Chandigarh University Placement Trends in Last few Years

Chandigarh University is a private Indian university situated in Mohali, near Chandigarh. Established in 2012 by the Punjab State Legislature, it is an ‘A+ ‘NAAC accredited university that falls under the UGC Act and may hand out degrees. It is also approved by AICTE. The Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is conducted each year for admission of students in various branches of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. 

Programs Offered

Chandigarh University has more than 200 courses to offer: Engineering, Management, Computer Applications, Animation and Multimedia, B.A. Film and Television Studies, Hotel and Hospitality Management, NCHMCT Hospitality Program, Airline and Airport Management, Food Technology Engineering, Biotechnology Engineering, Travel and Tourism, MBA Tourism and Hospitality, Culinary Sciences, Pharma Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Optometry, Medical Lab Technology, Forensic Sciences, Industrial Microbiology, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Architecture.

Along with that, it has programs on Commerce, Economics, Legal Studies, Agricultural Science, Media Studies, Fashion & Design, Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Liberal Studies, Robotics Engineering, IBM Specialised Programs, Specialised CSE Programs, Applied Health Sciences, Basic Sciences, Data Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Education, Yoga Education, Fine Arts, Arts and Humanities, MBA with up Grad, MBA with IBM, CSE with IBM, ME CSE with Virtusa, MBA with SBI, MBA with SHRM, CSE with TCS. 


Chandigarh University placements have some top recruiters include top 500 Fortune multinational corporations (MNCs) such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Hewlett-Packard (hp), Flipkart, Dell, and HCL. In 2016, the highest package offered was 22.5LPA. Since then, each year, the highest package has been thriving. In 2017, it became 31.77LPA, 31.77LPA in 2018, and 35LPA in 2019. 

The number of students has also seen a considerable amount of leap with each passing year. In 2016 it was 4690, 5134 in 2017, 6314 in 2018, and 6617 in 2019. Chandigarh University placements are highly successful due to the increase in the number of visiting companies each year. In 2015, the number of companies that visited was 425. In 2016, it remained the same. 2017 saw growth with 492 companies. 2018 exceeded the previous year’s records with a massive count of 627 visiting companies. 

3750 students were placed during 2019-20 placements in over 350 MNCs. 131+ companies offering 5LPA or more selected over 650 candidates. 50+ MNCs among India’s top 100 have offered 500+ jobs. Chandigarh University placements 2020-21 saw a 60% hike in campus placements, with 691 MNCs offering 6617 placements. The highest package offered for Engineering was 35LPA, for MBA, it was 14LPA, and for Hotel Management, it was 12 LPA.

The placements for different streams for 2019 are as given below:

Computer Science and IT122203035LPA
Mechanical, Mechatronics, aerospace and automobile1155309LPA
Civil, Petroleum and Chemical3517815LPA
Electrical and Electronics and Communication 3762810LPA

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, Chandigarh University has emerged as one of the top institutes to have effectively organized online and virtual campus placements. There has been a constant growth in the number of recruiting companies since March 2019, when it was just 24. In April, it became 37. It was 68 in May, 105 in June, 150 in July, and a massive 182 in August. The average package of Chandigarh University placements varies from 4LPA to 15LPA or more.    


Chandigarh University is no doubt one of the best universities at present. It has more than 50 courses to offer in various fields of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate programs. It offers a futuristic approach to its teaching methods. With so many placements during the Covid-19 lockdown, the university can surely be called a pioneer in online or virtual placements.

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