Study Abroad

Why India?

Key facts:

• India is internationally known as a multicultural country. Home of diversity, with different people, different religion, different weather and languages.
• India is the 2nd biggest English Speaking country in the world.
• 3rd Largest Education system of the world.
• India was the only country to have University education in ancient times.
•Home to one of the oldest Universities of the world like Nalanda University which is also known as the oldest university of the world, established around 2700 years ago, was home to over 10,500 students from all across the world. The university offered 64 different fields of study.
• With 7 of the world’s top 15 IT companies based in India, the country is viewed as the second-most favorable outsourcing destination after USA.
•A country which has been producing global leader like Indira Nooyi (Chairman & CEO , Pepsi Co.), Satya Nadella ( CEO, Microsoft), Sundar Pichai ( CEO, Google) and many more.

Study In India

Indian Education has always been focused on practical and knowledge based approach which I believe is the need of the hour in an economy like ours. It also offers an opportunity to the students to reveal the mystery of booming economy and democracy which has been creating leaders worldwide. Being located in the same geographic area, similar Language, culture and custom and less expensive cost of living & education are some of the other factors contributing to my focus on promoting Indian education. Students can focus 100 % on their studies as they are not required to be involved with any part time work to continue education in India as the education cost is affordable to those who wish to have a real foreign degree.

Education System

Chandigarh University Profile

Chandigarh University (CU) is a leading Indian Institution offering its students a unique amalgamation of professional and academic excellence. CU has coupled the experience of top industry leaders and renowned academicians and fosters a worldly approach.

Wide spectrum of programs paired with flexibility, experiential learning and interdisciplinary orientation emancipate our students to explore their interests and pursue fulfilling careers. At CU we are grooming students to be socially sensitive through intellectually challenging and contemporary diverse culture.

Chandigarh University will provide you with a unique educational experience: thinking differently and outside the square is a fundamental element of our approach to knowledge and teaching. This mode of thinking, which permeates all of our programs, will bring our students inestimable returns.

We are a dynamic, state of the art, independent education provider of vocational courses. Our courses are unique in every respect and we are certain that you will graduate with an education, attitude and skillset that will set you apart from your colleagues and that will have a significant impact in your career.

At Chandigarh University we believe in imparting the approach of Learning which enable our students to think differently. Chandigarh University was established in 2012 with a specific mission to provide world class, state of the art niche programs for students around the globe.

Our programs have been strategically pinpointed in selected fields that we believe will allow our graduates to gain significant competitive advantage in their chosen careers or profession.



Name of the Institute
Name of the Program
SAARC Fee 2017-18 (in INR) per semester
Fee After 25 % Scholarship per semester
‘University Institue of Engineering (UIE) ‘Bachelor Of Engineering (AME/CSE/CCE/CE/CHE/ECE/EE/IT/ME/Mechatronics/PE Engineering) 92700 69525
Bachelor Of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering) 98700 74025
Apex Institute of Technology (AIT) Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering(Hons.) 113400 85050
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering(Hons.) 113400 85050
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering(Hons.) 113400 85050
‘University Institue of Engineering (UIE) ‘Bachelor Of Engineering – Lateral Entry in
AME/CCE/CE/CHE/ECE/EE/IT/ME/Mechatronics/PE/CSE Engineering
92700 69525
‘Bachelor Of Engineering – Lateral Entry (Aerospace Engg. ) 92700 69525
‘Bachelor Of Engineering – Lateral Entry (Aerospace Engg. ) ‘Master Of Engineering – AME/CE/CSE/ECE/CSE/EE/ME Engineering) 52700 39525
Apex Institute of Technology (AIT) Master of Engineering (Hons.) – Computer Science Engineering (Cloud Computing)-IBM 66000 49500
Master of Engineering (Hons.) – Computer Science Engineering (Big Data Analytics)-IBM 66000 49500
Master of Engineering (Hons.) – Computer Science Engineering (Information Security)-IBM 66000 49500
University School of Business (USB) Bachelor Of Business Administration 43400 32550
Bachelor Of Commerce (Hons.) 51400 38550
Master of Commerce (Hons.) 36700 27525
Master Of Business Administration ( General ) 92700 69525
Master Of Business Administration (Retail & supply Chain Management) 112700 84525
Apex Institute of Technology (AIT) Masters of Business Administration in Business Analytics (IBM) 112700 84525
Master Of Business Administration (Tourism & Hospitality Management) 86000 64500
Master of Business Administration (Banking and Financial Engineering) 112700 84525
University Institute of Computing (UIC) Bachelor Of Computer Applications 39400 29550
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) 36700 27525
Master Of Computer Application 69400 52050
Master Of Computer Application – Lateral Entry 69400 52050
University Insitute of Hotel Management (UIHM) Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) – Hotel & Hospitality Management – Specialization in Resort & Event Management /Restaurant & Catering Management 53400 40050
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) – Airlines & Airport Management – B.Sc(A&AM) 39400 29550
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) – Travel & Tourism Management 39400 29550
‘University Insittue of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) ‘Bachelor of Pharmacy’ 92700 69525
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) 92700 69525
‘University Institute of Applied Health Sciences (UIAHS) ‘Bachelor Of Science (Medical Lab Technology) 56700 42525
Bachelor of Science (MLT) Lateral Entry 56700 42525
Master Of Science (Forensic Science and Technology) 56700 42525
‘Master Of Science (Forensic Science and Technology) -Lateral Entry 56700 42525
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) 56700 42525
Bachelor of Optometry (B.Optom) 44700 33525
University Institue of Bio-Technology (UIBT) Bachelor Of Science (Biotechnology) 44700 33525
Master Of Science (Biotechnology) 53400 40050
University Institute of Films and Visual Arts (UIFVA) ‘Bachelor Of Science (Animation, VFX and Gaming) 56700 42525
‘Bachelor of Film Studies 56700 42525
‘Bachelor of Fine Arts 46700 35025
‘Bachelor of Fashion & Design 56700 42525
‘Master Of Science (Animation & Multimedia Technology) 46700 35025
University Instiute of Architecture (UIA) Bachelor Of Architecture 92700 69525
University Instiute of Legal Studies (UILS) Bachelor of Law – 3 years 52700 39525
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor Of Law (BA +LLB) – Integrated – 5 years 52700 39525
Bachelor of Commerce + Bachelor of Law (B.Com. + LLB) – Integrated – 5 years 52700 39525
Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Law (B.B.A. + LLB) – Integrated- 5 years 52700 39525
Master of Law (LLM) 52700 39525
‘University Institue of Media Studies (UIMS) ‘Bachelor Of Arts – Journalism and Mass Communication 52700 39525
‘Master of Arts(Journalism & Mass Communication) 46700 35025
‘University Insittue of Sciences (UIS) Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) – Non Medical 30000 22500
Master Of Science -(Mathematics) 33400 25050
‘Master Of Science -(Mathematical Computing) 33400 25050
Master of Science – Physics 33400 25050
‘Master of Science – Chemistry 33400 25050
University Institue of Agricultural Sciences (UIAS) Bachelor of Science – Agriculture (Hons.) 60000 45000
University Institute of Humanities (UIH) Master of Arts – English 20000 15000
‘Master of Arts – Psychology 26700 20025
University Institute of Teacher Training and Research (UITTR) Post Graduation Diploma in Yoga Education 26700 20025
‘University Institute of Humanities Language Foundation Program (Basic 52500
Language Foundation Program(Advanced ) 39700
Hostel (Per Annum) 4 seater Non – AC (Only for Girls) 78000
3 seater Non – AC 86000
3 seater AC 98000
1 seater Non – AC (Only for Boys) 130000
1 seater AC (Only for Boys) 150000


Step 1

Applicants are required to submit the following documents by walking to our office or email their documents to and apply online at

  1. 10th Grade results and pass certificate
  2. 12th Grade results and pass certificate
  3. In case of results awaited for grade 12 , students can submit their grade 11 results along with a copy of Admit card.
  4. Bachelor results and degree copy (if applying for a Post graduate degree)
  5. Nepalese Nagrikta/ Passport/ Birth Certificate

Step 2

Receive your offer letter

Step 3

Pay an advance tuition fee of NC 16,000 to confirm your seat. This amount shall be adjusted in your first semester tuition fee

Step 4

Receive your acceptance letter

Step 5

Pay your balance fee to the University using your acceptance letter and fee due invoice using swift transfer

Step 6

Read FAQ’s and Student Reporting Guidelines mentioned on AIP as well as Chandigarh University website

Step 7

Prepare for arrival with help of AIP

Step 8

Reporting to the campus


Chandigarh University offers an International Student Scholarships scheme to reward outstanding academic achievements. A separate Scholarship Scheme has been rolled out for Nepalese students to awards their academic brilliance and making education affordable to those who deserve.

Below is the scholarship slab for Nepalese students for 2017 intake:

Percentage Marks obtained in Qualifying Exams Scholarship
Upto 59.99% 25 %
60% – 74.99 % 35 %
75 % and above 50 %


Conditions and important information for Scholarship:

• No separate scholarship test for Nepalese applicants for above scholarships.
• Additional eligibility requirements may apply for selected scholarships.
• Scholarship will be given, subject to the verification of Original Qualifying Mark sheets, Transcripts and Certificates of International students at the time of reporting/joining the University.
• Scholarship offer will be applicable only on the Program Tuition fee for the regular duration of the program and will not cover Hostel/Examination/Backlog/Reappear fee.
• Scholarship is not applicable on the Hostel/Residential facility fee.
• Chandigarh University International Scholarship offer shall not be clubbed with any other prevailing scholarship scheme of the University.
• In case of HSEB/CBSE/BSEB 12 appeared applicants – Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of Grade 11 results.
• In case of HSEB cleared applicants – Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of Grade 11 & Grade 12 average results.
• This scholarship is applicable to Tuition fee for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs at Chandigarh University.


Chandigarh University leads the region with 4964 placements for 2016 Batch

Adjudged as university with best placements, Chandigarh University saw a surge of 60% in number of students selected during campus placements of 2016 batch. Blue chip companies such as Google, IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, and Hewlett Packard conducted their campus selection offering some of the industry best packages to the students of Chandigarh University. A record number of 4964 students were selected during the placement season in which more than 457 multinational companies participated.

In recognition to the trendsetter placement record in the region, CU has been conferred with the National Employability Award 2016 by India’s leading Employability Certification Company Aspiring Minds. Based on parameters such as the level and number of Companies visiting University for campus placements, number of selections, package offered and performance of students in AMCAT test conducted by Aspiring Minds, Chandigarh University has been adjudged among the Top Employability Institutions in North India.

Engineering Placements

With some of the leading companies from the core branches of Engineering, the highest package offered during campus placements 2016 touched a new high of Rs.26.97 LPA at Chandigarh University. Out of the total 185 Engineering sector companies visiting Chandigarh University for campus placements for 2016 passing out batch, 36 MNC’s offered pay-package of more than Rs. 5 lakh per annum. The average salary package for Engineering students of 2016 passing-out batch has touched Rs. 5 lakh.

MBA Placements

The campus placements for MBA students of University School of Business at Chandigarh University have ended on a high note, with MBA students bagging 1200 offer letters from 200 MNCs during placement season. The highest package offered of Rs. 14 Lakh to USB students during campus placements 2016. With more than 150 MBA students managing to get multiple offer letters during campus placements, the average pay package offered during campus placements touched Rs. 4.5 Lakh.

Hotel Management Placements

Hotel Management and Airlines Tourism & Hospitality Management graduates of 2016 passing-out batch bagged placements with top International 5 Star Hotels, Travel & Tour Management Companies, Airlines and International Cruise Liners visiting the campus of Chandigarh University for campus placements of. With more than 190 B.Sc. Hotel Management and B.Sc. Airlines Tourism & Hospitality Management getting 264 offer letters from International 5 star hotels, there are 16 students of UITHM-Gharuan who have multiple job letters. US based MNC and Renowned Entertainment Company, Walt Disney have selected 11 Hotel Management and Airlines-tourism students for internship program in hospitality offering a lucrative package of Rs. 12 LPA.

Placements Highlights 2016:

  • 9 Fortune 500 companies among recruiters
  • Highest package: Engineering 26.97 LPA, MBA 14 LPA & Hotel Management 12 LPA
  • 457 MNCs offers 4964 placements for 2016 batch.


Average package: Engineering 5 LPA, MBA 4.5 LPA, Hotel Management 3 LPA


With the help of these “Guidelines for International Students at India” the students will feel relieved to leave their Hometown for further studies. The guidelines’ objective is to establish a basis for the fields of information, admission and support and thus define a set of common minimum  standards on which international students can rely.

Please click the link below to view the Guidelines.

Guidelines for International Students


1. How can I Pay my tuition fee/ Hostel fee to the Education Consultant/Admission office in my country?

Tuition fee/hostel fee should be paid directly to the University account using bank fee due invoice in favor of Chandigarh Education Trust (Registered) via (i)-Swift and wire transfer.(ii)- DD . Student will be personally responsible if they deposit their Tuition/Hostel fee to the Education Consultant/Admission Office in their country. Please note fee should be transfer before reporting to the campus.

2. Do I need to pay for Medical Health Insurance?

Yes you will be required to pay a fixed amount of INR 3500 (approx.) per year at Chandigarh University along with your academic tuition fee’s .This medical group insurance will cover your Hospitalization/Surgery/accidental death cover for the period of one year .Subsequently the premium if the amount will be debited in your school fee account yearly.

Is there any Dress Code or Uniform for students?

The Dress Code or Uniform depends upon the Academic course you have selected (mandatory to purchase Uniform from Campus). There are some courses like Hotel Management, Airlines, Tourism & Hospitality, where students are supposed to wear a proper uniform as per the program requirement. For all other courses, students are required to follow the common Dress Code on every Wednesdays only.

4. Are there any other charges while my stay on campus?

(a) Cu fest fee’s

(b) Fresher party

(c)  Examination fee

Whom should I report / meet first when I report to the campus?

You are required to meet Mr. Harpreet Sidhu (Department of International Admissions) for joining formalities at International Admissions, Block 9 in the campus & obtain your UID (University Identification Number).

6. Where can I buy an Indian Sim card for my mobile?

You can apply for buying an Indian Sim card using photocopies of either your passport & Visa or your University Identity Card along with your 2 passport size photographs at the various mobile shops anywhere. To avoid roaming charges, you are advised to purchase a sim card from Punjab state. Sim cards are available in the University campus as well.

7. Can I use Wi-fi when I arrive to the campus?

You get Wi-fi login credentials from Mr. Harpreet Sidhu (International Admissions Department) once you confirm you’re reporting to the campus. Temporary password can be used up to 4 days only after which you will be required to login with your UID and Password (DOB in the format 01JAN1994) inside the campus using your Tabs, Smartphone, Laptop, Tab, Surface, etc. There are separate Computer labs as well inside the Campus where the students can do necessary internet surfing.

8. What is the payment schedule for Semester Fee & Hostel Fee?

Both semester fee & Hostel fee shall be payable in advance, Student needs to pay the first Semester Fee on or before arriving to the Campus. Subsequently, you are required to pay Even semester fee in November (tentatively) and for Odd semester in April (tentatively). Also note that Annual Hostel Fee shall be paid in advance along with the payment of Odd semester fee. This payment cycle shall be maintained throughout the program for every student.

9. What if, if I pay my fee’s after due date?

International Students are advised to strictly pay their fee before the due dates as they will not be allowed to sit in the examination hall for the respected papers. Further, academic result will also not be declared. Late fee penalty will be charged from them as per university policy.

10. When do I have to pay for my balance Tuition and Hostel Accommodation fee?

You are strongly advised to pay any remaining balance Tuition fee for your semester before joining your classes and pay your remaining Hostel accommodation fee before you check in to University Hostel facility. The delay in any or both of above may result in blocking of your academic attendance and/or cancelation of your Hostel and food facility with immediate effect.

11. Can I pay my fee in cash?

: International Students are advised to strictly pay their fee using online mode i.e. Swift Transfer using Bank fee Due Invoice + Acceptance Letter sent at the time of admission. Cash Handling Charges are applicable in case of cash payment of fee. (Minimum INR 500 will be charged by university by university accounts department at the time of depositing cash/per transaction.)

12. Can I pay the hostel Accommodation fee semester-wise?

Hostel Accommodation fee is to be paid on yearly basis in advance as there is only one academic intake.

13. What If I am reporting late to the University?

If in any case you are reporting late to the University after your admission, your lectures attendance might run short for each day you come late after the session has begun. In case of such event you are advised to seek prior permission in writing with a valid reason of reporting late to the University. You may send your application on


14. What if I have some documents are pending which I couldn’t submit at the time of Admission?

If you couldn’t submit some of your Transcripts and Qualification Documents at the time of admission, you are required to submit them within a week of reporting at the University. The students whose result has been declared have to submit their Transcripts and Qualification Documents at the time of reporting & registration. For the students whose result is awaited and not yet declared, they must submit an undertaking that their Transcripts and Qualification Documents will be submitted for verification immediately (within one week) after their results gets published.

15. How about my safety on campus?

The campus is guarded 24×7 by security guards & CCTV monitoring. Chandigarh University is a complete ragging free zone.

16. What type of facilities are provided inside the University Campus for students?

  1. A) Dedicated Library in every Academic Block, where we facilitate students with the e-library as well and students can easily check for the available books & study material.
  2. B) Central Library is open for all 7 days a week.
  3. C) Hi-tech Computer Labs with Wi-Fi connection during the college hours.
  4. D) Department of Student Welfare (DSW) where students can consult the Dean of Student Welfare/ International Student care official at any time regarding any of their concerns.
  5. E) Various branded and local Food Courts and eating joints adjacent to every Academic Block where students can enjoy their meals and snacks at affordable prices.

18. What are the facilities provided to the parents accompanying their children to the University?

Answer: There are separate rooms in girls and boys hostels for the stay of parents accompanying their children to the University. In case of lack of separate room facility for Parents, they can stay in the same room with the student and avail the hostel food facility. However, a prior information about arrival of parents along with their ward should be made to the International Student welfare officer Mr Benu Sehgal at – and/or

19. What kind of Medical facilities are available at Campus?

Registered Medical Doctor is available in the campus during the working hours and there is separate OPD room for girls and boys along with the three Ambulances inside the campus. Medical Supervisors are also available 24*7 for the students inside their hostels. Also, you may carry the basic Prescribed Medical Kit with you when your report to the campus.

20. Are there any accommodations available privately outside/near the University campus?

Yes, there are accommodations available outside the University campus. You can find such accommodations near the University in Kharar, Mohali or Chandigarh City.

21. What all will be provided in my hostel room?

Bed, mattress, cupboards and a set of initial toiletries will be provided to the students free of cost. All other necessary stuff like Bed Cover and other Toiletries can be purchased from the Tuck Shop available inside the University hostel.

22. Can I cook of my own food inside my hostel room?

You can use Induction Heaters inside your hostel room for cooking. But you will have to pay the extra electricity consumption bill after the standard consumption is used.

23. Can I stay in Campus Hostel Room even after the end term examination?

After your final term examination and before the beginning of the next session you can continue to stay in your same Hostel Room for maximum one month inside the hostel without paying any extra Hostel fee.

24. What kind of food is served in Campus hostel?

Indian meals (including non-veg) is served in all Hostels. The Food facility fee is included in you Hostel Accommodation fee (if applied for) thus there is no need of paying for food facility separately.

25. Can I open a bank account inside the campus being an International Student?

Yes, we have the banking facility inside the campus. You can open your bank account in State Bank of India (SBI) branch within the University premises and use the ATM facility on various points with in the Campus.

26. Can I wear my national dress in the Campus?

Yes, you can carry your National dress or other cultural material like musical instrument, etc. in campus. You can wear the same during specific cultural events, International festivals, stage performances etc. to exhibit your culture and traditions.

27. Can I bring my Laptop to the campus?

We advise you to carry your own laptop while reporting to the campus else the same can purchase it from the local market in Chandigarh.

28. Where can students purchase Uniform?

The School Uniform is available within campus and can be purchased at the time of beginning of your classes. Students are strongly advised not to purchase the Uniform from outside shops.

29. What is the medium of instruction in the classes?

Mode of Instruction in the classes is English.

30. Can I Change the Program once I get there?

Yes, you can Change the Program once you reach campus before a specific deadline (to be announced by the University) subject to availability of Seats in that respective Program.

31. What will be the working hours of the university?

The University will operate from Monday to Friday (9:30am to 4:30pm). However, student may be require to attend the University as per the requirements on weekends/ breaks.

32.What will be the action against indiscipline created by the student?

University may impose fine/penalty/suspension in the event of any indiscipline /misbehavior or lost to university property. Action may vary from case to case