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Institutions in Chandigarh


Chandigarh is known for its qualitative and informative educative institution that offers right approach to learning procedures. The aim of Institutions in Chandigarh is to provide each child with a school within 1 kilometer of his or her residence. Chandigarh is a home to several government schools and even private educational institutions.

The Chandigarh administration even offers Grant-in-Aid to several privately run and recognized schools. Chandigarh education is open to students from any background, caste, color or creed.

Chandigarh Education offers tertiary level of education and government colleges are mainly affiliated to Punjab University.

Vocational education is also a part of Chandigarh Education. Vocational Education is categorized into four divisions namely: Home-Science, Health, Para-Medical, Engineering and Commerce.

Chandigarh is a home to several streams and colleges like Engineering Colleges in Chandigarh, Management Colleges in Chandigarh, Medical Colleges in Chandigarh, Polytechnic institutes, Biotechnology Colleges and Ayurveda Colleges.

Chandigarh is a well planned city that offers excellent education system. The city is known for its beauty and gives excellent exposure to some of the finest education system.

As far as Education in Chandigarh one can easily say it is among the best in India. The literacy level of Chandigarh stands to about 97 per cent. Chandigarh is home to several excellent schools and colleges that were established mainly before independence.

After independence, prominent colleges were also set up. Chandigarh was the center point from all the states- Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh. Chandigarh also offers some of the finest vocational courses to students interested in pursuing various technical courses like painting, architecture, Computer, Fashion designing, Nursing, Flying and Gliding and much more.

The lists of Institutions in Chandigarh are listed below:

College of Art, (BFA in Painting Sculpture)
Sector 10C, Chandigarh

Civil Aviation, (Course in Flying and Gliding Training)
Haryana, SCO No. 411-12,
Sector-35-C, Chandigarh- 160036

College of Nursing, B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing course
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
(Attached to the Institute and Affiliated to Punjab University),
Sector 12, Chancigarh- 160012

Government Polytechnic for Women
Sector-10 D, Chandigarh- 160010

Diploma in Pharmacy
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,
Sector-12, Chandigarh- 160012 2-year B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Technician) course

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Pharmacy
Sector- 26, Chandigarh- 160026 Diploma in Pharmacy

University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Punjab University, Chandigarh- 160014
B.Pharmacy course 541142 Fax: 172- 54112, 541409

Pegasus Informatics Private Limited
SCO-112-113, Sector 8C, Madhya Marg,
Chandigarh- 160018
Accredited 'O' Level course

Prestigious Schools and Institutions in Chandigarh are listed below:

Some of the well recognized institutions and schools of Chandigarh are listed below:

  • The British School at Panchkula,
  • Strawberry Fields World School,
  • St. John's High School.

Chandigarh is a home to some of the finest institutes that offer higher learning, are listed below:

  • University Business School (UBS),
  • Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology,
  • Punjab Engineering College (PEC) (Deemed University),
  • Panjab University in sector 14,
  • The 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.

Mohali is also known for its established institutes that are listed below:

  • Chandigarh Engineering College (CEC),
  • Chandigarh College of Education for Women (CCEW),
  • Chandigarh College of Pharmacy (CCP), and
  • Chandigarh College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (CCHM)

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) are also set up in Mohali which is the first national level institute as far as pharmaceutical sciences are concerned.