Chandigarh University Placements 2023: Highest & Average Salary Package, Top Companies

Ajay Morab Ajay Morab | Oct 27, 2023
Ajay Morab
Ajay Morab

Updated on - Oct 27, 2023

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Chandigarh University placement drive has the reputation of placing most of the students in reputed companies. CU witnnessed as many as 9124 placement offers for its students. The Chandigarh University highest package offered during 2023 placements is INR 1.7 CPA (International) and INR 54.75 LPA (National).

Department of Career Planning and Development (DCPD), the Chandigarh University placement cell, is entirely committed to providing the best placement opportunities for students. Amazon, Microsoft, SAP Labs, Google, VMWare, HP, Deloitte, Cognizant, Sapient, Hitachi, Practo Technologies, Flipkart, Gwynniebee India, and Zomato are some of Chandigarh University top recruiters.

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Chandigarh University Placement Highlights

Chandigarh University has successfully emerged as a placement hub for attracting top-notch multinationals. During the placement season 2023, Chandigarh University highest package (national) was INR 54.75 LPA, and the highest internship stipend stood at INR 1 Lakh per month. The Chandigarh University average package is yet to be released by the university. Some of the prominent CU placement highlights for 2023 are listed below.

Highest Salary Package Offered (International) INR 1.7 CPA
Highest Salary Package Offered (National) INR 54.75 LPA
Highest Stipend Offered INR 1.0 Lakh per Month
Number of Students Placed 9124

Chandigarh University Top Recruiters

Companies from various domains and countries participate in the CUCHD placement drive. Some of the top recruiters of Chandigarh University placement drives are given in the table below.

Amazon Microsoft SAP Labs
Google VMWare Deloitte 
Cognizant Sapient Hitachi

Chandigarh University Placement Statistics

At Chandigarh University, campus placements have advanced significantly. The pay packages for management and hospitality have also increased to INR 28 LPA and INR 18 LPA, respectively. Some of the placement statistics, like the highest package Chandigarh University salary trend, year-wise number of students, number of recruiters, package-wise number of students placed, etc., are given below.

Chandigarh University Salary Trend

The Chandigarh University highest package offered has constantly been rising over the last few years. The highest package in 2022 has increased more than 200% compared to 2021's highest package. Chandigarh University average package is yet to be released by the university. Chandigarh University salary trend (highest package) over the last 9 years (2014- 2022) is given in the table below.

Batch Highest Salary Package Offered (in INR)
2022 1.7 Cr
2021 52.11 LPA
2020 36 LPA
2019 35 LPA
2018 31.77 LPA
2017 31.77 LPA
2016 22.5 LPA
2015 23.65 LPA
2014 24 LPA

Chandigarh University Year-wise Students Placed

The number of students placed has been increasing every year. Around 9500 students have been placed during 2022 placements, and the university witnessed more than 9100 students being placed in 2023 placements. The year-wise number of students placed during Chandigarh University placements from 2014 to 2023 is given in the table below.

Batch Number of Students Placed
2023 9124
2022 9500
2021 7500
2020 7412
2019 6617
2018 6314
2017 5134
2016 4690
2015 4690
2014 2410

Chandigarh University Year-wise Companies Visited

The number of companies participating in CUCHD placements has reached 900 during 2022 placements. Around 850+ companies participated in the placement drive for the year 2023. The year-wise number of companies participating in the Chandigarh University placement drive from 2014 to 2023 is given in the table below.

Batch Number of Companies Visited
2023 858
2022 900
2021 757
2020 691
2019 627
2018 627
2017 492
2016 425
2015 425
2014 282

Chandigarh University Course-Wise Placements Offered

CUCHD placements for 2023 included big names like Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Hewlett Packard, SAP Labs, Samsung, and L&T for the engineering stream. Chandigarh University MCA placements and other computer and IT branches have lured top placement offers. The course-wise Chandigarh University placement statistics are given below. It should also be considered that more than 30 companies offered the placement offer of 20 LPA to students from different streams in 2023.

Chandigarh University Engineering Placements (2023)

Chandigarh University CSE placements bagged the highest package offered, INR 1.7 Cr. IT giants like Microsoft, IBM, SAP Labs, and Hewlett Packard visited CU.

  • Number of companies offering a salary package of INR 20 LPA or more is 30
  • Number of companies offering a salary package of INR 15 LPA or more is 52.
  • Companies offering a salary package of INR 10 LPA or more are 100.

The below table displays the data on 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 1.7 Cr 
Mechanical, Mechatronics, Aerospace, and Automobile Engineering 115 530 9 LPA
Civil Engineering, Petroleum, and Chemical Engineering 35 178 15 LPA
Electrical and Electronics & Communication Engineering 37 628 10 LPA

Chandigarh University MBA Placements

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

  • 200 MNCs selected one thousand seventy-eight management students.
  • Specialisation-wise highest package (INR): Business Analytics 28 LPA, Banking & Finance 14 LPA, HR & International Business 6 LPA, Marketing 7 LPA.
  • The number of MNCs offering a salary package of INR 5 LPA or more touched 118.

The table below shows the data for Chandigarh University MBA placements in 2021.

Course Total Companies Students Placed Highest Salary Package Offered (in INR)
MBA 200+ 475 28 LPA

Chandigarh University Hotel Management and Airline-Tourism Placements

Various prominent five-star hotel chains, top airlines & travel management companies like The Oberoi Group, The Grand, JW Marriott, Radisson, ITC Group of Hotels, Hotel Taj, Indigo, Vistara, Spice Jet, and Cox & King etc., hired Hotel Management students during Chandigarh University placement. 

Walt Disney recruited Chandigarh University students for the fifth consecutive time. Some of the CUCHD placement highlights of Hotel Management and Airline-Tourism are given below.

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

Chandigarh University Job Roles Offered

The highest number of companies, 200+, offered Software Engineer/ SDE job roles during the Chandigarh University placements. The job role-wise number of companies during 2022 placements are given below.

Job Roles/ Profile Number of Companies
Software Engineering/ SDE 200+
Developer 70+
Associate Role 50+
Data Scientist/ Data Engineer 30+
Full Stack Developer/ UI/UX/ Design 20+
Cyber Security/ Information Security 20+
BDEs 20+
Tech Support Roles 20+
Others 150+

Chandigarh University Salary Package-wise Companies

Top FinTech companies hired from CU with starting salaries over INR 50+ LPA in 2022-23. The salary package-wise number of companies for batch 2023 (as of 28th September 2022) is listed below.

Salary Package Per Year Number of Companies
50 Lakhs and above 2
45 Lakhs and above 2
40 Lakhs and above 4
35 Lakhs and above 6
30 Lakhs and above 9
25 Lakhs and above 10+
20 Lakhs and above 25+
15 Lakhs and above 50+
10 to 15 Lakhs and above 100+
7 to 10 Lakhs and above 160+
5 to 6 Lakhs and above 300+

Chandigarh University Other Recruiters

More than 850 companies have participated in the Chandigarh University placement drive of 2023. Some of the leading recruiters of Chandigarh University are given below.

Just Dial Flipkart HP
Dell Park Ascent Hotel Directi
VM Ware Deloitte Sapient
Hitachi Practo Gb
Zomato Tafe John Deere
Schindler Deepak Nitrite Limited Newgen
ITC Infotech Claridges HCL Comnet
L and T Infotech Dusit Devarana Hotels and Resorts Khanna
Sufi Godrej Hotel Surya
S and P Capital IQ Royal Orchid Hotels InterContinental Hotels Group
The Oberoi Headstrong Radisson Blu
The Grand Oracle Financial Services Emerson Network Power
Everest Mahindra Satyam Pyramid Consulting
Weexcel Fun Dreamz Allengers
Pingaksho Technologies Motorola Solutions Motorola Mobiles
N Frame Google Apollo Hospitals
Genpact The Muthoot Group Petro IT
Safal Ek Reliance Extra Marks
Zee News Ltd. Sayaji Essae
JSW BNB Clearpath Technologies
Intel Gain Technologies Unit Nexus Schlumberger
Verizon One Infonet Technologies Dana Spicer
Mahindra Clicklabs
India Invest I Gate IndusInd Bank
FMC Technologies NIIT Technologies Jaypee Hotels
ICICI Securities The Pride Hotel Conjoin IX
Bajaj Allianz Tata AIG Insurance Jaro Education
Mathodex Systems Limited Fast Booking Karma Infotech
Camlin Kokuyo CS Soft Solutions Mirus
Interglobe Fran Connect Redington
Kapsons Yum Cease Fire
XL Dynamics Jubilant Food Works Wase
Asian Paints Club Mahindra Holidays Beta Soft Systems Inc.
Future Generali Insurance Dish TV IBM
Tommy Hilfiger ITC Hotel Anchor
Get it M Infotech Meridien
Value Prospects Inox pps Yes Bank
Wockhardt Vardhman Samsung
Info Edge (India) Ltd. Nouveau Medicament (P) Limited Intec Capital Limited
Shoppers Stop ZS Associates Eastman Kodak
Satguru ITC Hotel ITC Sonar
The Royal Bank of Scotland Adecco Videocon
The Leela Goa Nouveau Cliche Global Innov
Wipro BPO Tech Naltra Coatec India
Country Inn and Suites Konectors Accretive Health
EOT Infotech Eureka Forbes Mangalam Infra Estate
The Ideas Foundation Pingaksho Technologies Honda
Solitaire Infosys Shangri-LA V H Group
Creation Softech Technologies Taj Chandigarh Siemens
ACS Solutions Alembic Apollo Hospitals
Apothecaries Bayer Chola MS
Cipla GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Fresenius Kabi
GMH IOS Omics International
People Scout Pharmaffiliates Roots Analysis
Sagacious IP Spectra Force Syngene
Talent O Mind Vmrite Zifq
WNS TNQ Health Biotech Limited
Dr Reddys GRG Health -

Chandigarh University Placement Cell

Chandigarh University has a placement cell, popularly known as the Department of Career Planning and Development, whose main aim is to train students and place them in reputed companies. The placement unit of Chandigarh University helps students from their first semester onward to strengthen their general and technical skills. The Chandigarh University placement cell organises numerous training sessions to hone students' IT, aptitude, and soft skills in addition to placement training sessions. 

Along with placement training, the Chandigarh University placement cell offers training for students preparing for competitive tests, admission exams for higher education, government exams, bank exams, and civil service exams. Some of the important activities of the Department of Career Planning and Development are given below.

  • Projects and Workshops
  • Placement training
  • Internship and placement drives
  • Industrial visits
  • Seminars
  • Guest lectures

Chandigarh University Internship

Along with final-year campus placements, Chandigarh University also organises internship drives. The internships that Chandigarh University offers are often paid positions. The internship duration can be anywhere between one month and six months. The CUCHD highest stipend offered during the latest internship drive is INR 1 Lakh per month. There has been a 24% increase in students bagging multiple job offers, and the average stipend is INR 38,427 per month.

Chandigarh University 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 include program coordination, social media, alumni network, follow-ups, documentation, research, editing, and writing. The volunteer internships are unpaid.

Chandigarh University Placement Process

The step-by-step process of conducting the annual CUCHD placement drive is described below.

  • First, the Chandigarh University placement cell sends invitations and all relevant details for the placement drive to enterprises and organisations.
  • Employers must complete the job application if they want to recruit students.
  • Pre-placement discussions and selection processes are conducted for interested and registered students on announced dates.
  • The recruiting organisation will make job offers for students who have cleared the selection round.

Chandigarh University Placements FAQs

Are Chandigarh University placements good?

Chandigarh University has recently been awarded the “University with Best Placements” in India. Students received more than 9500+ offers from 900+ companies during the Chandigarh University placement drive of 2022.

What is Chandigarh University average package offered to students?

The university is yet to release Chandigarh University average package. However, Chandigarh University highest package, international and national, during 2022 placements is recorded as INR 1.7 Crore per Annum and INR 54.75 LPA, respectively.

Who are Chandigarh University top recruiters?

Some well-known Chandigarh University top recruiters include Amazon, Microsoft, SAP Labs, Google, VMWare, HP, Deloitte, Cognizant, Sapient, Hitachi, Practo Technologies, Flipkart, Gwynniebee India, and Zomato. Refer to the article above for the complete list of top recruiters.

How many students were placed during the Chandigarh University placement drive?

More than 9500 students have been placed during the CUCHD placement drive of 2022. Around 6100+ students have already been placed during Chandigarh University placement 2023 (in progress).

How many companies participated in CUCHD placements?

More than 9000 companies have participated in the Chandigarh University placement drive 2022. Around 150+ companies participated in the CU placement of 2023.

Which department of Chandigarh University recorded the best placements?

The Engineering department of Chandigarh University has been recording the best placement statistics for the last few years. Students of Computer Science Engineering and IT received the highest package in the latest placement drive.

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