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Proclaim Your Passion

Passion Selection

About the Advanced Credit Program

Chandigarh University’s Passion to Profession through Advanced Credit Program offers a unique pathway for bright and inquisitive young minds to develop their career by enjoying their passion. This specialized certification program is offered to UG and PG students seeking admission to Chandigarh University. Besides pursuing their passion, the students will earn University credits while developing the primordial knowledge and skills for the program to which they are interested in taking admission. This program comprises three distinct levels, each tailored to provide students with a progressive and comprehensive learning experience.

Significance of Earning Academic Credits

Obtaining credits in specific courses implies that a student has exhibited proficiency in those subjects. Consequently, they might be exempted from retaking those courses or have the opportunity to progress to more advanced levels directly. This minimizes the required number of courses, enabling them to concentrate on other subjects or explore additional courses. Advanced earned credits streamline a student's academic path, potentially reducing the duration needed to finish their degree or program. It lessens the student's time and energy commitments, allowing them to allocate those resources to other subjects and dedicate more time to prepare for job placements.


  • ACADEMIC CREDITS:   Earn credits for your professional studies
  • FREE CERTIFICATION:   Get free nationally recognized Certificate
  • PASSION EXPOSURE:   Share your passions and skills with the world
  • GLOBAL VALUES & PROGRAM CONCEPTS:   Imbibe global values and learn program concepts
  • UNIVERSITY CLUBS & GROUPS:   Confirmed membership in university clubs and societies

Pre requisite


Day-wise Schedule

S. No.






Introduction and Live Interaction

1 Hour 30 Mins



Flipped Classroom

1 Hour 30 Mins



Live Interaction, Query Session

1 Hour 30 Mins



Assignment Allotment, Assignment Preparation and Submission

3 hours





Live Hands-on Practice/ Case Study

1 Hour 30 Mins


Self Study

6 Hours

Total Engagement Hours

15 Hours

In case any query please mail on acp@cumail.in

  • Level 2

Universal Human Values and Ethics

Passion Selection

Introduction to the Course

The Level 2 of Passion to Profession through Advanced Credit Program is focussed on inculcating global values in the aspirants.

The course will improve aspirant’s morale. The aspirants will be able to bring in right conduct in their behaviour. The said values and ethics training program will aim at improving the professionalism and the effectiveness of individuals.

The aspirant will be engaged in series of lessons based on value inculcation which will earn them a values certificate.


Developing universally recognized spiritual, compassionate and dynamic minds with positive and ethical thought process through global values instillation & certification.

Pre requisite


Course Outcome

On successful completion of course:
  • The aspirants will be able to communicate effectively and confidently with the society.
  • The aspirants will become able to take up pressure situations and participate in work with dedication.
  • The aspirants will become able to represent themselves as spiritual, compassionate and dynamic minds with positive and ethical thought process.

Course Content

  • Live interaction on passion.
  • Lecture series on ethical values (Self Learning Materials).
  • Others as per flow.

Course Schedule


Topic to be Covered (1.5 Hour per Day)

Day 1

Live interaction on course

Day 2

Lecture Series start….

Day 3

Lecture Series cont.…

Day 4

Lecture Series cont.…

Day 5

Lecture Series end.…

Day 6

Live interactions, Doubt Sessions and Feedback

Day 7

MCQ-based Quiz

In case any query please mail on acp@cumail.in

  • Level 3

Civil Engineering-Building Nation

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Introduction to the Course

This course gives basic idea to the students about the courses the students would be required to take to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering. And also give brief details of the career opportunities for Civil Engineers. It will give an idea about the material and the buildings we live in and work in, the transportation facilities we use and latest technologies of RMS and GIS being used worldwide.

Course Details & Syllabus


Course Code:








Course Type*



Civil Engineering-Building Nation








Course Objectives

The objectives of this course is to make students to learn basics of Civil Engineering concepts and infrastructure development.


Basics of science and mathematics.


Course Outcome

Students will be able to understand the; Outstanding accomplishments of the profession; Future trends


The students will be able to understand the fundamentals of highway engineering


The students will be able to understand the types of building and materials used in construction.


The students will be able to understand the concept related to natural disasters.


The students will be able to identify the stresses and forces in different structural components.


Course Contents

Role of Civil Engineers in Society
Branches of Civil Engineering, Scope of Civil Engineering, Impact of infrastructural development on economy of country.

Role of transportation in national development, Modes of transportation, Introduction to road traffic and traffic control, Introduction to mass transportation system

Classification of buildings, Types of loads acting on buildings, Building components and their functions and nominal dimensions.

Definition and concept of plan of a simple residential building, Elementary principles and basic requirements for building planning, elevation and section of a residential building.

Introduction to construction materials like Stone, Bricks, Lime, Cement, Timber, Sand, Aggregates, Mortar, Concrete and bitumen.

Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams. Simple stress and strain relationship: Stress and strain in two dimensions

Hazards and Disasters, Risk and Vulnerability in Disasters, Natural and Man-made disasters, earthquakes, floods drought, landside

Basic Principles of Remote Sensing and Aerial Photo Interpretation. Satellite based remote sensing and Digital Image Processing and Interpretation, Introduction to the Geographical Information Systems


Course Schedule


Topic to be Covered (1.5 Hour per Day)

Day 1

Know basics of Civil Engineering, its scope of study, knowledge about Roads, Bridges and Dams

Day 2

Foundations of  Historical Monuments
Innovative Foundations in Sea

Day 3

Transport Systems: Major Disciplines of Transportation                                        
Modes of Transport
(Highways, Railways, Airports and Waterways)

Day 4

Various Types of Natural Disasters  Natural disaster management through Remote Sensing and GIS Hazard Zonation Mapping to Identify Disaster Prone zones

Day 5

Introduction of Structural Engineering; Scope of Structual Engineering; 
Types of Beams and Support Conditions Shear Force & Bending Moment Diagrams

Day 6

Scope of Civil Engineering in Government Sector Scope of Civil Engineering in the Private Sector



  • Elements Of Civil Engineering(Basic Civil Engineering)R. Agor,Khanna Publishers; 2015
  • Elements Of Civil Engineering (English, Paperback, Das Bhargab Mohan); 2011
  • Elements Of Civil Engineering by Anurag A. Kandya, Charotar; 2012

Program Co-ordinator




Dr. Navneet Himanshu



What Students say about the Program

ACP redefined my educational journey.

Enrolling in Chandigarh University's Advanced Credit Program marked a pivotal moment in my education. This program, allowed me to navigate through subjects with flexibility. The free access and nationally recognized certification added substantial value to my skill set. The sessions on Web Designing were very interesting and involving, helping me to learn in a better way. Thanks to this initiative, I not only gained advanced academic credits but also had the opportunity to explore diverse subjects, enhancing my overall learning experience. Chandigarh University's commitment to empowering students through such programs has undoubtedly shaped my academic success and future endeavours.

An incredible experience of learning beyond boundaries.

Engaging in Chandigarh University's Advanced Credit Program (ACP) was a great learning experience for me. Opting for my passion, Cricket, in this program not only earned me academic credits but also provided a unique platform to sharpen my skills. The faculty was exceptional, offering valuable guidance and insights that went beyond the classroom. ACP empowered me to enhance my passion-based skills. The blend of insightful learning and the support of dedicated faculty made my ACP experience truly enriching, setting the stage for both academic success and personal growth.

Seamless learning experience with personal growth.

Completing the Advanced Credit Program at Chandigarh University had a profound impact on my academic journey. The three-level program provided a seamless learning journey, allowing me to probe into my chosen subjects at my own pace. This program not only reduced the demands of my academic schedule but also equipped me with valuable skills. The best part – it's free! The nationally recognized certification adds an extra edge to my profile. Thanks to Chandigarh University, I not only excelled academically but also had the freedom to explore my passions and develop practical skills.
It was truly a transformative experience!

Transformative learning with guided excellence.

Embarking on Chandigarh University's Advanced Credit Program was a transformative experience enriched by exceptional faculty guidance. Completing this program became a defining milestone in my academic journey. This program allowed me to navigate my courses seamlessly, while the invaluable support and expertise of the faculty were instrumental in my success. The program's free accessibility and nationally recognized certification provided a remarkable boost to my academic profile. Chandigarh University's commitment to quality education and supportive faculty has not only lightened my academic load but also significantly contributed to my growth and confidence as a student.

One of the most enriching experiences of my life.

Thank you to the faculty and staff for being so encouraging and nurturing. A special thanks to Ms. Lovely, Chef Saurabh Khurana for being great teachers like they are. Their fierce dedication to this Advanced Credit Programme is an very beneficial for all the budding hoteliers.

Advanced Credit Programme organized by UITHM, CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY is like signing up for an exclusive world tour.

This wonderful session is a hub of different faculties who have laid a great platform for diverse and intense learning providing the students with the best facilities, state of the art and bringing out the best in us. Thank you Chandigarh University for gibing us this opportunity.

The session had multiple talented educators.

Our well-read panel of teachers encouraged us to learn and grow in the Department of Physics at Chandigarh University.” “The faculties who trained and took our credit program sessions were always supportive, encouraging and dedicated to make us better performers.

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