Chandigarh University Placements 2022: Highest & Average Salary Package, Top Companies

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Chandigarh University Placements

CU, Chandigarh has recently been awarded the “University with Best Placements” in India. Companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Google, IBM, Flipkart, SAP Labs, Walt Disney, etc., participate in Chandigarh University placements. Chandigarh University has become the first university in India to hold the Limca Book of Records for the Highest Number of Companies in one academic year. Chandigarh University placements have seen a sharp rise in placement offers and record salary packages due to student's multidimensional training. More than 750 multinational companies have participated in Chandigarh University placement 2022, resulting in 7500+ offers for students. Students interested in the Chandigarh University average package can refer to the official website.

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Chandigarh University Placement Highlights

Despite the pandemic situation, Chandigarh University placements 2021-22 attracted more recruiters in the placement drive. Due to lockdown, placements from March to August were challenging, but the placement cell of CU made the whole process seamless. The placement session 2021-22 witnessed more than 750 MNCs on campus making 7500+ offers. Chandigarh University's highest package is INR 52.11 LPA. The highlights for Chandigarh University placement 2021-22 drive are as follows.

Highest Salary Package for Engineering INR 52.11 LPA
Highest Salary Package Offered for MBA INR 28 LPA
Highest Salary Package Offered for Hotel Management INR 18 LPA

Graphical Representation of Companies Visited from March to August

The graph below represents the data of the number of companies visited during the Covid period from March to August for its 2020 and 2021 batch students.


Chandigarh University Placement Cell

The placement cell of Chandigarh University is called the Department of Career Planning and Development(DCPD). The DCPD is passionate about the whole essence of career planning. The Chandigarh University placement cell guides the students to develop their overall skills right from their first semester. The placement cell provides student placement training, competitive exams, civil service preparation, and higher studies entrance exams. Along with these training sessions, the cell also conducts various training sessions to develop students' IT, Aptitude, and Soft skills. The list of activities performed by the Department of Career Planning and Development is:

  • Making students placement ready
  • Placement training
  • Industrial visits
  • Workshops and projects
  • Seminars
  • Guest lectures

Chandigarh University Internship

Chandigarh University conducts internship drives along with final year campus placements. The Chandigarh University internship offers made to the students are generally paid internships. The internship period ranges from a period of one month to six months.

Volunteer Internships

The Office of International Relations Internship Program offers volunteer opportunities for its students. Volunteer interns are recruited year-round on a semester basis, and all-volunteer internships are filled on a rolling basis. An intern’s volunteer duties generally consist of program coordination, Social Media, Alumni Network, Follow-ups, documentation, research, editing, and writing. The volunteer internships are unpaid.

Chandigarh University Top Recruiters

The list of top companies that participate in Chandigarh University recruitment drives is as follows:

Amazon Just Dial TATA AIG
Apollo Hospitals Mahindra The Oberoi
Claridge’s Microsoft Tommy Hilfiger
Dell NIIT Vardhman
Deloitte Practo VMWare
Everest Petro IT WASE
HCL Radisson Wockhardt
IBM Sapient XL Dynamics
ICICI Securities Samsung Zomato
Jaypee Hotels Schindler ZEE News Pvt. Ltd.

Chandigarh University Placement Statistics

Chandigarh University drew over 7500 placement offers from 757 companies in the pandemic situation. The placement drive included large corporates like Amazon, Microsoft, Cognizant, Capgemini, Wipro, TCS, DXC Technology, Birla Soft, L&T, Deloitte, myKarma, PayPal, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Nutanix, Red Hat, and many more. The Chandigarh University highest package offered, INR 52.11 LPA, has increased 30% compared to the previous year.

Chandigarh University Year-Wise Highest Salary Package Offered

The Chandigarh University highest package offered for 2021 and 2022 batches, INR 52.11 LPA, has increased 30% compared to the previous year (2020). Statistics of the year-wise highest salary package offered (2009- 2022) are given in the table below.

Batch Highest Salary Package Offered (in INR)
2009 3.25 LPA
2010 6.1 LPA
2011 6.75 LPA
2012 6.4 LPA
2013 16 LPA
2014 24 LPA
2015 23.65 LPA
2016 22.5 LPA
2017 31.77 LPA
2018 31.77 LPA
2019 35 LPA
2020 36 LPA
2021 52.11 LPA
2022 52.11 LPA

Chandigarh University Specialization-Wise Placements Offered

The Campus Placements for 2021-22 included big names like Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Hewlett Packard, SAP Labs, Samsung, L&T for the engineering stream.

Chandigarh University Engineering Placements  (2021-22)

Chandigarh University CSE placements bagged the highest package offered of INR 52.11 LPA. Chandigarh University B.Tech placements included elite IT giants such as Microsoft, IBM, SAP Labs, Hewlett Packard visited CU and recruited more than 2030 Engineering students.

  • 350 Multi-Nationals select 3750 Engineers during 2021-22
  • The number of companies offering INR 15 LPA or more salary packages is 40.
  • Companies offering INR 10 LPA or more salary packages are 80.

The below table displays the data of students' placement from various Engineering branches:

Engineering Branch Total Companies Number of Students Placed Highest Salary Package Offered (in INR)
Computer Science and IT 122 2030 52.11 LPA
Mechanical, Mechatronics, Aerospace and Automobile Engineering 115 530 9 LPA
Civil Engineering, Petroleum and Chemical 35 178 15 LPA
Electrical and Electronics & Communication 37 628 10 LPA

Chandigarh University MCA placements and other computer and IT sectors have lured top placement offer in its pocket. 

Chandigarh University MBA Placements (2020-21)

Multinational companies like Amazon, Flipkart, IBM, Deloitte, E&Y, Danone Foods, KPMG, Bank of America, etc. recruit management students of Chandigarh University.

  • 1078 management students selected by 200 MNC’s
  • Chandigarh University MBA Highest Salary Package offered is INR 28 LPA 
  • Specialization Wise Highest Package (in INR): Business Analytics 28 LPA, Banking & Finance 14 LPA, HR & International Business 6 LPA, Marketing 7 LPA
  • The number of MNCs offering INR 5 LPA or more salary packages touched 118

The below table shows the data of Chandigarh University MBA placements:

Course Total Companies Students Placed Highest Salary Package Offered (in INR)
MBA 210+ 475 28 LPA

Chandigarh University Hotel Management Placements

Top hotel chains like The Oberoi Group, The Grand, JW Marriott, Radisson, Hotel Lalit, Ashok Group of Hotels, Jaypee Group, Ascot Hotels, Park Plaza, ITC Group of Hotels, Hotel Taj, The Claridges, and Hyatt Regency are among the prominent five-star hotel chains which hired Hotel Management students during campus placements. In contrast, top airlines & travel management companies which included Indigo, Jet Airlines, Vistara, Spice Jet, and Cox & King recruited students from the Airlines & Tourism department.

Walt Disney recruited students from Chandigarh University (41 students) for the fifth consecutive time.

Course Total Companies Students Placed Highest Salary Package Offered (in INR)
Hotel Management And Airlines-Tourism 106+ 294 18 LPA

Chandigarh University Pharma Sciences Placements (2020-21)

During 2020-21 placements, 27 reputed pharmaceutical companies visited Chandigarh University to recruit pharma science students. Companies like GSK Smith Kline, Cipla, Health Biotech, etc., recruited 159 students during this placement drive. The below table shows the data of Chandigarh University Pharma Science placements.

Course Total Companies Students Selected Highest Salary Package Offered (in INR)
Pharma Sciences 27 159 4.38 LPA

Graphical Representation of Number of Chandigarh University Students Placed (2009-2020)

The below-mentioned chart is the graphical representation of statistics of the number of students placed from 2009-2020. During 2020 placements, a total of 7412 students were placed.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Is Chandigarh University good for placement?

Ans. Yes. Chandigarh University has been awarded as the “University with Best Placements” in India recently. Students of Chandigarh University received more than 7500 offers. 

  1. How is CSE placement at Chandigarh University?

Ans. In 2020-21 placements, a total of 220 companies recruited 2030 CSE and IT branch students and the highest package offered is INR 52.11 LPA.

  1. How many students get placed in Chandigarh University?

Ans. During 2020 placements, a total of 7412 students have been placed in various companies.

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Siddhantaryan | Bachelor of Engineering [BE], batch of 2025

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
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The overall average CTC stood at INR 8 LPA. The institute experienced 12% more offers in 2021 as compared to 2020. The Chandigarh University MBA placements 2021 saw more than 210 companies participating and made 710 offers, placing a total of 1078 students. MBA batch of 2021 was offered the highest CTC of INR 28 LPA.

Umerrasheedd | Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2022

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

  • 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
Placements & Internships

Internship stipend is given. There are MNCs to hire you in camps. The average salary is 8 lakhs per year minimum. The Alumni network is at the rank of no 1.

Kshitize | Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
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Chandigarh University holds a good record for placements. Over 757 multinational companies participated this year, and more than 7,412 students got placed. Every year, the university provides successful placements to its students.


Samridhi | LLB, batch of 2025

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
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• My college provides best of the internship for all courses. I have done internship under internshala.

• Google, Myntra, Amazon etc are the companies that hire from our campus.

• The average salary figure is aroud 12 lacs.

• The alumni network is very good and they also visit our university for guidance lecture.

Urvishetty | Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Logistics and Supply Chain Management), batch of 2023

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

  • 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
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Based on the students' capability and eligibility they can apply for internships that are made available by the University. The most well known companies that approached for recruitment are Amazon, Microsoft, Delloite, etc. The most recent maximum package was grabbed by an engineering student, Mr Dinesh Potla, who received a salary package of Rs 52.11 lacs.

99% of the students get placed as they conduct TPP training sessions which brushes up students soft skills as well as technical skills which are essential for securing a good job. University conducts various events or sessions with alumni, which helps students to have a better understanding of industrial life that is being experienced by their senior freshers, which also helps them to choose a proper profession by understanding different job profiles at basic level.

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