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Education and Training in Chandigarh


Chandigarh is a home to some of the finest schools and colleges. As far as Education and Training in Chandigarh is concerned, the place is best known for some of the finest schools, colleges and universities. The department of Education plays a vital role in improving the standard of education in Chandigarh.

Several schools function aim at providing best of educational facilities to the students in Chandigarh. In addition to the Government established schools in Chandigarh, one can also come across a number of schools managed by private organizations.

There are lots of options that students can choose to learn from. With diverse streams and options like Engineering Colleges in Chandigarh, Management Colleges in Chandigarh, Medical Colleges in Chandigarh, Biotechnology Colleges and Ayurveda Colleges, Education and Training in Chandigarh offer excellent learning opportunities to its students.

Chandigarh offers excellent training to students who are interested to study vocational courses.

Different Kinds of Schools in Chandigarh

There are different kinds of schools in the city as far as Education and Training in Chandigarh is concerned. Primary schools, Model primary schools, middle schools, model middle schools, high schools, model high schools, senior secondary schools and model senior schools are the different kinds of schools that are operational in Chandigarh.

The schools in Chandigarh follow various curriculums like the State Curriculum, National Curriculum (ICSE and CBSE) and International Curriculum (IGCSE or IB). There are 105 government schools functioning in Chandigarh.

Some of the well established private schools in Chandigarh are listed below:

  • The British School at Panchkula
  • Strawberry Fields World School
  • St. John's High School
  • D.A.V.Sr.Sec.School
  • S.D.S.G.High School
  • Sri Guru Gobind Singh High School
  • Vedic Girls High School
  • Sacred Heart Public School
  • Institute for the Blind

Chandigarh is a home to several educational institutions with options for higher learning, are given below:

  • University Business School (UBS)
  • Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology
  • Punjab Engineering College (PEC) (Deemed University)
  • Punjab University in sector 14
  • University Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Punjab University
  • Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology (CCET)
  • Chandigarh College of Architecture
  • Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTech)
  • National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Government Medical College & Hospital
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research.

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is situated in Mohali, near to Chandigarh which is the first national level institute as far as pharmaceutical science is concerned.

Vocational education

Vocational Education is a part of the mainstream educational system of Chandigarh. Four divisions of the Vocational Education is concerned are Home-Science, Health, Medical, Engineering and Commerce.