Chandigarh University was established by the Punjab State Legislature in 2012 as a private university in Mohali Chandigarh Punjab. It has a sprawling area of 200 acres in a placid and greenery environment that provides a conducive atmosphere for study. It is accredited with an “A+” grade by the NAAC.
In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where CU Mohali gave its reports.
Students Intake at CU Mohali
CU Mohali admitted a massive number of 3240 students each at UG courses in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively; and it admitted a considerable number of 162 students in 2021 and 180 students in 2020 at PG courses.
CU Mohali has a huge number of 907 distinguished professors at its faculty, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:15, that is, one professor is available for every 15 students.
CU Mohali Annual Expenditures
In the year 2021, CU Mohali spent Rs. 74.63 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 4.03% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a modest 24.13% was spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 3.88% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining a significant 67.96% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 87.13 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 60.81 crores.
In 2021, CU Mohali spent over Rs. 239.55 crores as an operational expenditure, of which a significant 62.3% of its funds were spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 35.1% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 2.6% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 231.9 crores in 2020 and Rs. 196.7 crores in 2019.
CU Mohali Research Details
CU Mohali has a good faculty and a good infrastructure, therefore, it was able to file a massive number of 407 patents applications in 2021 and got 32 patents, filed 58 patent applications and got 10 patents in 2020, however, it did not get any patent in 2019 though it filed 22 patent applications.
CU Mohali has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 32.65 crores through the 33 sponsored research projects from 23 companies in the year 2021. It received Rs. 15.7 and Rs. 9.4 crores through 26 and 37 sponsored research projects from 14 and 20 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
CU Mohali received Rs. 3.94 crores through 48 consultancy projects from 43 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 3.12 and Rs. 3.02 crores through 45 and 54 consultancy projects from 39 and 41 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
CU Mohali Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At CU Mohali, a huge number of 3272 students were admitted to UG degree courses and a bulky 88.75% of them were awarded graduations, of whom all got placements at top companies, and the remaining 567 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a massive 95.8% students were awarded graduations, of whom all got placements and the remaining 355 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 96.89% students were awarded graduations, of whom 98.15% got placements and 226 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
In PG programs, a bulky 83.23% of students were awarded graduations, of whom all got placements at top companies and the remaining 43 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 97.71% of students were awarded graduations, of whom all got placements and the remaining 27 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 95.27% students were awarded graduations, of whom 90.82% got placements and 12 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, CU Mohali admitted a massive number of 344 students to research studies, of whom a significant number of 42 were awarded graduations in 2021, and 26 and 12 students were awarded graduations in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG graduation: Rs. 7 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.96 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.24 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG graduates: Rs. 5.72 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.65 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.06 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of this institution are Panasonic, Birlasoft, Precision Group, TCS, Mindtree, HDFC Bank, Deloitte, and many more.
Students Diversity at CU Mohali
There are a galactic number of 13306 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 53.39% are boys and a considerable 46.61% are girls; a decent number of 1389 students are from within the state, a massive number of 11583 students are from outside of the state, and a considerable number of 334 students are from foreign countries.
Facilities on CU Mohali Campus
CU Mohali has a lot of facilities that students can use. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeteria, gym, sports complex, the moot court (law), design studio, wi-fi campus, shuttle service, auditorium, music room, dance room, convenience store, lift/ramp, etc., are available for students.
Annual Festivals at CU Mohali
CU FEST is the annual cultural festival that is being celebrated on this campus. Besides this, festivals like CU Parade and Aaghaz Freshers Party are being organized. At these festivals, western dance, classical dance, fashion shows, and bands are being conducted to energize and refresh the students.
TECH INVENT is the annual tech fest that is being celebrated every autumn of the year where flagship events, conclaves, talk series, and discussions are being conducted. Apart from this, competitions are being organized on various events such as literature, cinema, computers, environment, medicine, etc., and prize money worth Rs. 20 lakhs is given to the winners of the competitions.
CU Mohali is in Chandigarh, the capital city of both Punjab and Haryana, moreover, Chandigarh was planned by Swiss-French urban planner Le Corbusier in 1953, so commuting and navigating through the city is easy for even new people. Besides this, Chandigarh has a major railway station as well as an airport. Chandigarh Railway Station is 30.1 km away and Chandigarh International Airport Punjab is 29.1 km away from this institution, so commuting to this institution is not a problem at all.
How to Get Admission at CU Mohali
Admission to UG Courses: Candidates who passed 10+2 or equivalent board recognized by the state or central board with a minimum of 50% need to take and clear Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test (CUCET), in addition to this, candidates who scored 90% marks or more in the +2 exam or cleared JEE Main and ranked up to 50000 also be considered for admission to UG courses. Candidates who passed diploma or B.Sc degree in the respective stream with a minimum of 50% marks are also admitted through lateral entry to UG courses
Admission to PG Courses: Candidates who passed UG in respective streams with a minimum of 50% can be considered for admission to PG courses.
Fee Structure at CU Mohali
Students need to pay Rs. 8.48 lakhs as fees for UG courses at CU Mohali, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 7 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one-and-half years.
CU Mohali Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: CU Mohali has a good faculty and a better infrastructure for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 68.90%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: CU Mohali has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got patents for some innovative technologies, so it scored 17.05%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As CU Mohali has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so it scored 46.81%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: CU Mohali has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, moreover, it has admitted a splendid number of girls to this institution and a considerable number of students from other states. Therefore, it scored 76.33%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: CU Mohali has a good faculty and conducive atmosphere, moreover, its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, so it scored 22.42%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.