Chandigarh University

Accredited by NAAC with the prestigious A+ Grade in the first cycle itself, Chandigarh University (CU) is an institution committed to excellence in research, innovation, interdisciplinary education and active promotion of promising young talent. Chandigarh University is the best Distance Education University in Punjab, India which couples the experience of top industry leaders and renowned academicians and fosters a worldly approach.

CU has been envisioned to provide inspirational and experiential learning through internationally recognized curriculum matching the challenging industrial needs. CU has been emerging as the best Distance Education University in Punjab, India and the most preferred destination for the students as well as renowned faculty, and recruiting companies of the country.

The university has been bestowed with many awards and recognitions, including Asia’s Fastest Growing Private Institution, Outstanding Engineering Institute, and the Limca Book of Records for inviting the most number of companies in a single year for campus placements. The University has signed MoUs with over 250 foreign universities and institutions from countries like USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Italy, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, etc.

Institute of Distance
& Online Learning

Stepping out-of-the-box, Chandigarh University is now entering the arena of Distance & Open Learning as the best Distance Education University in Punjab, India to offer education to the learners who are remote in place and/or time from the teachers or the teaching institution due to Economic, Social and Geographic considerations with the help of blended technology & resources.

CU-IDOL by Chandigarh University, the best Distance Education University in Punjab, India which has an ambitious plan to cater to the needs of student-centric quality education for the unlike learning aspirants. Our vision is to create excellence in Distance & Open Learning by providing the technology interface, i.e. Learning Management System (LMS) between the institution and learner that will spread the quality education at an affordable cost, coupled with ease of learning across all sections of society.

CU Learning Management System (CU LMS) is designed in such a way that it will keep your curriculum, virtual classrooms, interactive sessions, faculties, etc. ‘at a Click Away’. CU LMS provides the flexibility to the learner to plan their studies as per their learning requirements and renders sufficient scope for the experts to plan the e-content and delivery.


To be recognized as an elite centre of Distance and Open Learning for providing quality education through State of the Art ICT, enabling and empowering all sections of the society to contribute for the development of the nation.


  • Providing state of the art technology, infrastructure, renowned academicians and ideal environment for knowledge transfer through Distance and open Learning.
  • Creating curriculum at par with the best regular program curriculum consisting of innovative, career-oriented courses.
  • Establishing a unique transformative centre of research for modern pedagogical Computer Based teaching (CBT), digital content development, video lecture development and assessment for Distance and Open Learning needs.
  • Engaging students through blended pedagogies to equip them with the requisite professional and life skills along with social sensitivity and high sense of values and ethics.

Core Values

Human Dignity
  • Respecting
  • Treating fairly and being inclusive
  • Exhibiting sensibility to others plight
  • Exhibit Solidarity with action
  • Modesty in success
  • Openness to learn
  • Contributing to society, nation & family
  • Sharing knowledge to create a more enlightened & purposeful society

Awards & Rankings

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Highest Number of Companies for Placements

-by Limca Book of Records

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Best Student Friendly

-by Star Group

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University with Best

-by WCRC

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Ranked 52nd Amongst Top Universities in India in 2021

-by NIRF

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Ranked 7th , Youngest University in India

-Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2019

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Ranked 3rd, Among Top Pvt. Universities of India

-by India Today

How Distance Learning Boosted My Career?


Enrolling myself with distance learning program provided me with the freedom to study as per my convenience. It was definitely an experience worth remembering.

Meenu Bhardwaj

Associate Dean - International Relations

I opted for the program keeping my personal passion and eagerness to learn about the management. Being a working professional, the distance learning program has given my career a boost.

Sanjay Sharma

Purchase Manager

Things that I liked about distance education is the flexibility and convenience to learn. The course was very rewarding and enabled me better prospects in my present job. I can pave my ways through various scenarios in both professional and personal life.

Harmeen Virmani

Soft Skill Trainer