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Chandigarh University Student Becomes First Indian Entry in Para-Taekwondo at Tokyo Paralympics

Chandigarh University has achieved a bigger milestone, as one of its students Aruna Tanwar becomes the first Indian entry in Para-Taekwondo at Tokyo Paralympics that are scheduled to be held from August 24 to September 5. Aruna Ranwar is already a two-time World Champion who hailed from a Haryanvi Village, Dinod. Despite having three fingers in each hand and arms not fully formed, Aruna Tanwar had a keenness in athletics martial arts. The 21-year-old Aruna is world No. 4 in the Women's U-49 category. Tanwar went onto winning medals in a string of international events, including a Silver medal in the 2018 Asian Para-Taekwondo Championship in Vietnam and Bronze at the World Championship in Antalya, Turkey. 

Chandigarh University Launches Satellite Designing Programme

Chandigarh University has launched the Student Satellite Designing and Training program ‘CUSAT’. The programme is exclusively for students in the field of aerospace engineering. As a part of the programme, the students will undergo training under the guidance of former Indian and international spaces scientists.

The inauguration of the programme was held virtually. Many renowned scientists and professionals of the respective field including ISRO Scientist Dr. YS Ranjan, Former ISRO Director M Vasagam, and Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai, Program Director of Chandrayaan-1 and Mangalyaan, also known as the Moon Man of India were a part of the virtual inauguration ceremony.

Chandigarh University is planning to design a multipurpose nano-satellite within 10-12 months which will be launched by the ISRO. University Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu informed that Rs. 1 crore will be spent for designing the satellite for which the training of students has already started.

Chandigarh University Students Placed in Zee Media, Placement Talk on 23rd April

Two graduates of Chandigarh University's Institute of Media Studies - Amritpal and Vishali have been placed in Zee Media, one of the leading and digital and mass media organizations. Recently, almost 5000 students of CU placed in several companies, and the highest salary went up to Rs. 35 Lakh per annum. Amritpal and Vishali will join a live session as a part of the Chandigarh University Placement Talk on Friday, April 23, 2021. The young journalists will share their success stories, and the event is being organized virtually. The virtual placement talk will be hosted on all social media platforms of the university such as Facebook, Instagram, etc. 

Chandigarh University AI Specialisation Courses

Chandigarh University has launched various AI specialisation UG and PG courses. Chandigarh University offers B.E CSE with specialisation in AI and Machine Learning. The AI course at university presents a robust foundation in the major AI technologies. The state-of-the-art industry-sponsored
labs like Microsoft Innovation Center and IBM Software Lab helps students to have practical experience. Admission to the bachelor's course in the university will be done on the basis of the CUCET entrance exam.

The university all offers PG courses for students and working professionals.It also offers programming language courses such as Python, C++,  Java , and R.

Chandigarh University to Organize Virtual Placement Drive on April 9

Chandigarh University (CU) will be organizing a virtual placement drive on April 9, and the participating company is OPTUM (United Health Group Information Services Private Limited). Candidates who have passed or pursuing final-year of B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, BBA or others are eligible to take part in the placement drive. However, eligible and interested students will have to complete their pre-registration by April 09, 2021, 8:0) AM. The pre-registration can be done by clicking on the link below -

Pre-Registration for Chandigarh University Virtual Placement Drive (OPTUM)

Optum has been operating in India since 2006 with its teams supporting healthcare operations, product development, automation, analytics and data solutions.

CU Alumni Live Session on Law Field

Chandigarh University alumni Sambav Bhasin who has begun his professional legal career will share his experiences and talk about his journey in the field of law. The live interactive session will be held on 5th March 2021 at 3 pm. The live interactive session will take place via university's social media handles.

Through the live streaming he will share his journey to becoming an advocate at the Himachal Pradesh High Court.

Chandigarh University Orgnaises Influencer Talk with Innovator Rishabh Raj

Chandigarh University is organising an influencer talk with innovator Rishi Raj on 24th February at 6:00 pm. He is the third year CSE student of the university who will talk about creativity and how to turn ideas into reality. Rishabh Raj is an innovator by passion who already has 24+ Patents to his name. One of his many unique innovations has been a Keyboard designed to fit various different sizes.

The influencer talk will be held via various social medial handles of the university. It is a great opportunity for want to know how to bring ideas into application

Chandigarh University to Organise Live Placement Talk Session

Chandigarh University to conduct a live placement talk session with a Microsoft placed student Pranshu on 19th February 2021. The live session will be held at social media handles of the university. Chandigarh University CSE Student Pranshu who bagged a job opportunity from Microsoft will talk about the journey and will provide insights about the same. The live placement talk session will guide the students on how to secure a placement in top blue-chip companies.

CU has witnessed positive growth in its campus placement with a 60% surge this year. Many top-notch companies participate in the campus placement including  Microsoft, Deloitte, Amazon, Google, Walt Disney, IBM, Jet Airways, Vistara, Honda among others.

Chandigarh University to Organize Live Interaction Session with IAS Sonal Goel

Chandigarh University is organizing a live interaction session with IAS Sonal Goel on February 02, 2021, from 4:30 PM. The session is being organized by the Digitech Department of ERP at Chandigarh University, and the major focus of the session will be on 'Learning with Blended Technology Resources and the Best Mentorship'. IAS Sonal Goel is a well-known TEDx Speaker and Top 25 Women Transforming India (as per Niti Agyog). She will be discussing 'Youth Role in Digital Era to Make Indian Global Superpower'. Anyone can join the live session through the official Instagram handle of Chandigarh University. 

Chandigarh University Organizes International Webinar on Global Challenges of Modern Times

Chandigarh University has organized a one-of-its-kind and largest international webinar, which witnessed the participation of globally recognized legal professionals. The webinar had the participation of esteemed Judges from the Supreme Court of India. The webinar took place on January 30 & 31, 2021. The theme of this international webinar was 'Global Challenges of Modern Times', which is further divided into four topics. Faculty & students from a number of universities across the globe participated in the webinar. 

The morning session of the webinar took place from 9:30 AM to 11:55 AM, while the afternoon session took place from 2:50 PM to 4:50 PM. 

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    Can I get admission to B.Tech CSE at Chandigarh University with 72.58 percentile in JEE Main?

    -AbhishekUpdated on September 17, 2020 01:39 PM
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    Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

    Yes, you can easily get admission to B.Tech CSE at Chandigarh University with 72.58 percentile in JEE Main.                             

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    Does Chandigarh University, Chandigarh offers any UG program in tourism and hospitality?

    -VikashUpdated on September 15, 2020 06:59 PM
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    Yash Dhamija, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student

    Yes, Chandigarh University, Chandigarh offers many programs in tourism and hospitality such as B.Sc. Hotel & Hospitality Management (HHM), B.Sc. Airlines & Airport Management, B.Sc. Travel & Tourism Management and B.Sc. Culinary Sciences.  You can choose any program as per your interest. The B.Sc. Hotel & Hospitality Management (HHM) is affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology. There is a common application process for all the programs. You can check the detailed eligibility criteria and admission process of Chandigarh University, Chandigarh from the official website of the college. Besides this ...


    Does Chandigarh University offer any MBA scholarship? If it does, what is the eligibility criteria to get MBA scholarship.

    -KapilUpdated on September 08, 2020 03:03 PM
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    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    Yes, Chandigarh University does offer MBA scholarships. If you have appeared for the CAT exam, you can apply for a Merit Scholarship for MBA students. As per the eligibility criteria for MBA scholarships at CU, if you have scored 80% or above in CAT, you will get a scholarship worth 50% of the semester fee, if your score is between 75-79.99 per cent, you will get a scholarship worth 25% of the semester fee and if you score between 70-74.99%, 10% of the semester fee will be covered.

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