Recognitions & Approvals
University Grants Commission (UGC)
Chandigarh University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India.
Chandigarh University is a full-fledged university established by the Punjab State Legislature and is included in the list of universities maintained by University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) with the right to confer degrees as per Section 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.
For further reference, click here to view the UGC list of universities wherein Chandigarh University is listed under serial no. 421
CU partners with NASSCOM for National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM)
For promoting digital literacy and empowering youth with digital knowledge, Chandigarh University has joined hands with NASSCOM Foundation for National Digital Literacy Mission Program (‘NDLM’). NASSCOM Foundation is a non-profit organization that is building an ecosystem to bring to fruition – Technology for Good. CU has stepped forward and is determined to promote NDLM vision to empower at least one person per household with crucial digital literacy skills by 2020.
CU will start promoting digital literacy from their doorstep thus will devise programs to ensure that all the students currently studying in the university will complete and will be certified with level one curriculum of NDLM.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) was set-up in November 1945 as a national level Apex Advisory Body to conduct survey on the facilities on technical education and to promote development in the country in a coordinated and integrated manner. And to ensure the same, as stipulated in, the National Policy of Education (1986), AICTE be vested with statutory authority for planning, formulation and maintenance of norms and standards, quality assurance through accreditation, funding in priority areas, monitoring and evaluation, maintaining parity of certification and awards and ensuring coordinated and integrated development and management of technical education in the country
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Chandigarh University is now recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The AIU Governing Council in its 328th Meeting, granted provisional membership of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to Chandigarh University, Punjab. AIU serves as the representative of universities in India and undertakes various programs as would help to improve standards of instruction, examination, research, textbooks, scholarly publications, library organisation and such other programs which may contribute to the growth and propagation of knowledge.
Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
The Pharmacy education and profession in India upto graduate level is regulated by the PCI, a statutory body governed by the provisions of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 passed by the Parliament. Main objectives of PCI are towards Regulation of the Pharmacy Education in the Country for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, and, Regulation of Profession and Practice of Pharmacy.
Council of Architecture (COA)
The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972.
The COA oversees the maintenance of the standards periodically by way of conducting inspections through Committees of Experts. The COA is required to keep the Central Government informed of the standards being maintained by the institutions and is empowered to make recommendations to the Government of India with regard to recognition and de-recognition of a qualification.
Bar Council of India (BCI)
The Bar Council of India is a statutory body established under the Advocates Act 1961 that regulates the legal practice and legal education in India. Its members are elected from amongst the lawyers in India and as such represents the Indian bar. It prescribes standards of professional conduct, etiquettes and exercises disciplinary jurisdiction over the bar. It also sets standards for legal education and grants recognition to Universities whose degree in law will serve as a qualification for students to enroll themselves as advocates upon graduation.
B.P. Ed Grant By National Council for Teacher Education
Satisfying all the mandatory facilities and resources as said by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Chandigarh University has been awarded with a grant to run a program in Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P. Ed). It is an undergraduate program approved by NCTE. NCTE is an Indian government advisory body set up under the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 (No. 73 of 1993), which formally supervises standards, procedures and processes in the Indian education system.
B.A. /B.Sc. + B.Ed Grant By National Council for Teacher Education
Chandigarh University offers an integrated B.A. / B.Sc. +B. Ed course which is a pre-service Teacher Training Program of National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). NCTE is an Indian government advisory body set up under the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 (No. 73 of 1993), which formally supervises standards, procedures and processes in the Indian education system. The council oversee for the Central as well as State Government on all the matters related to teacher education. Despite delivering commendable in academics, it performs vital regulatory functions to ensure the maintenance of standards in teacher education.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Chandigarh University is a member of CII. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 7200 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 100,000 enterprises from around 242 national and regional industry bodies. As a member of CII, the University will access a world of opportunities, from networking with the corporate majors of Indian and global industry to assisting in framing economic and industrial policies, through close linkage with the government. CII's proactive approach focuses on helping the University to increase efficiency and competitiveness.
International Association of Universities (IAU)
The International Association of Universities (IAU) is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-based worldwide association of higher education institutions.
It brings together institutions and organisations from some 120 countries for reflection and action on common concerns and collaborates with various international, regional and national bodies active in higher education. Chandigarh University is honored to have received the membership of the global association of institutions and organizations of higher education.
Computer Society of India (CSI)
Formed in 1965, the CSI has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path since its formative years. Today, the CSI has 73 chapters all over India, over 500 student branches, and more than 100000 members including India's most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians.
Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE)
The Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE), with headquarters at University of Massachusetts Lowell, was conceptualized by over 150 leaders of engineering education and businesses from US and India in 2007. The vision of IUCEE is to improve the quality and global relevance of engineering education and research in India and related benefits to US engineering educators, with focus on faculty development, student development, curriculum development, as well as improved teaching technologies & research.
American Chemical Society (ACS)
ACS is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry.