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Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Year 2016: When Our students made us proud at National Literary and Cult...

Expanding on its performance in the previous years, CU pushed itself forward with some wonderful performances at National level Literary and Cultural Events by our students. Watch the Video.

“It has been a great Year. Thank you all for being a part of it.”

Year 2016: When our students made us proud at International & National S...

Monday, 26 December 2016

Year 2016 Highlights - Yet Another Year of Countless Achievements!

Achievements come when you struggle to achieve something keenly. Struggling to achieve goals & manifest desires, CU students have put-in all possible efforts to make us and their parents proud. Sharing some of our achievements.

It has been a great year. Thanks for being a part of it!!

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Year 2016: When CU Witnessed Utmost Bollywood Star visits!!

2016 marked the most-exciting moments as CU witnessed the utmost Bollywood & Punjabi Star visits. To Rewind all the Fun-filled & Captivating Starry moments, Hit the Play Button...

Year 2016: When Prominent International & National Personalities visited CU

Year 2016: When Prominent International & National Personalities visited #CU #campus
Year 2016 started with the hope to accomplish best & spread wings sky-high. It witnessed new friendships turning into long-standing relationships with a promise to promote #knowledge #sharing and mutual learning. Watch the Video to explore what Chandigarh University has been up to in 2016..
“It has been a great Year. Thank you all for being a part of it.”
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Thursday, 22 December 2016

Year 2016: When Countless Awards Came Our Way

Year 2016: When Countless Awards Came Our Way

Celebrating Milestones-- More Awards & Rankings Added To The Legacy of Chandigarh University in 2016. Incredible things happened in 2016 when we were trying hard to impart our students with World-Class Education. Sharing some of our achievements:-

> Ranked 5th Among Top Private Engineering Institutes of North India- by The Week
> Ranked 10th Among Top Engineering Institutes of India For Industry Interface- by Outlook
> Ranked 2nd Best MBA-Finance B-School In Non-Metros Category In North- by Outlook Money
> Ranked 3rd Among Top 5 Women Friendly B-School- by Outlook Money
> Ranked 25th Among Top Private Hotel Management Institutes of India- by The Week

“It has been a great Year. Thank you all for being a part of it.”


Wednesday, 21 December 2016

10 Tips to Screw-up for Dreading Job Interview

Interviews have always been dreadful as it not only test an individual's knowledge, but also test a person's ability to use right knowledge at the right place. It was found in a research that-- no matter how experienced one is but approximately 80% of candidates suffer from Interview phobia.

Interview scenario may differ from person-to-person depending upon his/her experience & expertise, but there are a few simple,  yet really helpful tips that help you combat nerve racking interview situation.


 1. Stop Fearing Rejection:
If you are looking for a job, then before considering any of the facet like- your skills, type of job or organization you are looking for, personal grooming etc., just overcome your fear of rejection. Simply by accepting the fact that this  is just an interview, but not an end to professional journey could help one stay calm & positive throughout the interview process.

2. Know Yourself & Your Skills
Yes! It is very important to well understand yourself,  your skills, your qualities, your expert areas and how well you can serve an organization. Accordingly, looking for a job profile that well-suit your interest and qualification will automatically smoothen  your course of interview.

 3.  Never Exaggerate Your CV
Thinking of fabricating your CV to impress the interviewer? No, never ever fabricate your CV as the interviewer who has been interviewing hundred of candidates is more smart & will easily find out the fudge, creating a blunder for you. So, always be honest.

4.  Be Well-Presentable
The first impression is the last impression. So always dress in formal attire for an interview, get in the interview room with a slight smile on your face and be confident. Also, always remember to follow basic etiquette, for example- always ask permission for entering the room, wait a few seconds to be invited to sit down and more.

5. Punctuality
Always arrive early to the interview venue as punctuality is something that not only helps you through the interview, but is advantageous if practiced in everyday life. Furthermore arriving interview venue 15 minutes early can help you settle down and relax.

6.  Research the Company Before Interview
Career experts always suggest to research a company before you head in for an interview. Prior investigation of an organization will automatically raise your bar high as you will be familiar with requisite company details like its products, competitors etc.

7.  Prepare Probable Questions Beforehand
Jot-down the list of probable questions & their answers, and rehearse answers well before heading for an interview. If needed ask for help from experienced friends. Trust me (sharing this from experience) serious execution of this exercise can help you find answers for most of the Questions.

8.  Never Ever Argue with Interviewer
Whether you are trying to justify your point or anything like that, it is advisable to never ever step into any kind of argument with Interviewer during interview. Always remember to be precise with answers, as it will also keep you away from an argument. In case you don't know any answer, simply say "I don't know".

9.  Salary Struggle
When it comes to salary, demand for realistic hike considering your experience and industry benchmark. In case of freshmen kindly do your homework well before requesting salary.

10. Conclude on a Positive Note

No matter how hard the interview episode has been, make sure to conclude on a positive & cordial note.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Know How to Beat Exam Stress

8 Ideal Ways to Combat Exam Stress

If you're one of many who get stressed & sweat as the date of the exam approaches near, then we have a few tips for you that will help you combat and overstep those unavoidable anxious moments.

1. Keep-at-Bay from Distractions- Distractions here includes social media, friends and all. However, it is hard to completely detach yourself from the world outside, but avoiding above said things while keeping in mind the end goal and time-frame will ease your preparation process.


2. Start studying pretty well at least a day or two before the exam- Schedule things accordingly well before, so that you stay calm and get a sufficient time for revision, as revisions are more important than the actual study.

3. Listen to Soothing Music- Music elevates mood and creates a positive environment while encouraging you to study more effectively. Ear soothing music is suggested as the best to boost your brain power.

4. Stay Relaxed- Try to stay relaxed by performing meditation as it is one of the most effective ways to take a break. It improves mental as well as physical health along with reducing pre-exam stress.

5. Instead of mugging concentrate on Understanding Concepts- Yes, this is true; copying things from the textbook into your brain without understanding the essence of the topic will stay in your mind for short term only whereas deep insight to concept makes learning easy and lasting.

 6. Make Learning Fun- Make your learning fun by relating concepts to things. Also, if you can manage to have 'study buddy', use the opportunity to test each other on topics you have learned so far.

7. Get Enough Sleep- Remember, it is hard to keep-in mind abundant of complicated concepts without getting enough sleep. So, never underestimate the importance of sleep even during exams.

8.    Eat healthily and exercise-  Yes, you’ve heard it before. Because it’s true! Taking care of your body is the best way to help your brain function well. Steer clear of too much caffeine. Get active, even when you don’t feel like it. It honestly boosts your energy and helps you to focus better, even if it’s just 10 minutes of dancing to your favourite music in your room.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

CU shines at 1st Open All India University Taekwondo Championship

Team Chandigarh University shines at 1st Open All India University Taekwondo Championship 2016

Bags 5 Medals at Taekwondo Championship 2016

The Taekwondo team of Chandigarh University Gharuan has bagged 5 Medals (2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze) during the recently concluded 1st Open All India University Taekwondo Championship 2016 organized by All India University Taekwondo Council (AIUTC) at Tyag Raj Stadium, New Delhi. Teams from more than 27 Universities all over India participated in the All India University Taekwondo Championship 2016. In girls category of events, Harjinder Kaur won Gold Medal in the under 57 kg (Featherweight) category, while Raksha Goswami won Bronze Medal in the under 46 kg (Fin weight) category. In the boys category, Harpreet Singh won Gold Medal in the under 80 kg (Welter Weight), Aseem Singh Sodhi won Silver in the over 87 kg (Heavyweight), while Vikas Siwach won Bronze Medal in under 74 kg (Lightweight) category.

Harjinder Kaur, CU won gold by beating Harsimran Kaur from Punjab University, Chandigarh in a nail biting finish with a score 4-2, 3-2, 4-4, 5-3 in the finals while Raksha Goswami won Bronze Medal by beating Rajni from Kurukshetra University with a 3 round score 5-3, 6-2, 5-5. In the boys category, Harpreet Singh beat All India Inter-University Gold Medalist of 2015, Rahul Sharma from Punjabi University, Patiala with a 4-7, 6-3, 8-4 score, while Aseem Singh Sodhi bagged silver by beating Krish Bhasin from MDU Rohtak with the score of 8-2, 9-1 in a clean sweep semi-final match. In yet another match, Vikas Siwach won Bronze Medal by beating Samrat from IGI College, Delhi University with a score of 6-2, 4-9, 10-4.



While congratulating the winners on their performance, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University said that the students at Chandigarh University are encouraged at levels and more than 233 sports students have been given admission under the sports quota for which the University is giving 100% fee scholarship along with free hostel, diet and training facilities to the students.   

Monday, 28 November 2016

JAPAN TO FACILITATE 30,000 INDIAN ENGINEERS WITH IMPECCABLE TRAINING

Japanese government to provide training to 30,000 Indian engineers

Toyota India collaborates with the Government of Japan under a 'Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Programme' to reinforce the manufacturing base of India and contribute to "Make in India" and "Skill India" missions. Envisioned to reach the notched-up heights, India is leisurely ascending towards greater growth by generating as well as bringing a plethora of opportunities from outside the country. The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India (MSDE) and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan (METI) has inked Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) over a "Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Programme" on November 11.



As a part of this MoC, the Japanese government under a program of Toyota Kirloskar Motor will train 30,000 Indian Engineers for the next 10 years with Japanese style manufacturing skills and practices which will strengthen the manufacturing core of India. The first three such institutes will start next summer in Gujarat, Karnataka and Rajasthan. 

According to reports, the company said that Toyota’s skill development initiatives are aimed to contribute to the ‘Skill India’ mission by bridging the gap between the country’s rapidly-growing industrial sector and availability of highly skilled workforce.

The selected engineers under this training program will be exposed to the Toyota way of manufacturing called the 'Monozukuri' and familiarized with the global concepts of 'Lean Manufacturing' or Kaizen Genchi Genbutsu.

Ref:- http://www.gadgetsnow.com/tech-news/Japanese-government-to-provide-training-to-30000-Indian-engineers/articleshow/55566156.cms?utm_source=toiweb&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=toiweb_hptopnav

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

International Folk Festival to promote Foreign Culture

International Folk Festival to promote foreign culture and introduce cultural competence to the Chandigarh University students.

 Written by Anne-Sophie

Art is often used as a medium for introducing a culture. Culture is beyond what defines a nation. It is a set of beliefs, values and traditions shared by a particular group of people in which they recognize themselves. In a country like India, there is no such thing as the “Indian” culture. India is a very diverse environment with various and very distinctive cultures mixed on a same ground. Punjabis, Hindus, Sikhs, Nepalese diaspora... all living on the same land but offering a large collection of songs, music, dance, traditions, practices and values unique to their own culture.



           At Chandigarh University (CU), we are proud to be an international campus and we are excited to display the various range of culture present on our ground. This was the purpose of the 6th International Folk Festival held on November 14th. CU guests of honour, a troupe of Mexican artists, shared the stage with artists from Bhutan, Thailand, Nepal and India as well, and performed songs and dances which offered us a taste of their home culture.



            Representing one’s culture and being represented is important for people as this is the highlight of their belonging to a specific group of people. Andrea, a Mexican student at CU, mentioned that while seeing the Mexican performance, she “felt like home”. To her, this performance was a way for Indians and other internationals to “see a part of the culture through which someone recognizes you.” AndrĂ©, Brazilian intern at CU, explained that folklore is also a way to understand where people come from and learn about their traditions and roots. In his mind, what makes Mexicans who they are today are those happy dances and colourful dresses that were exhibited.




   










         If not a problem of feeling part of a community, being exposed to a different culture is a matter of acculturate ourselves and others around us. I, French intern living in India, am exposed to a culture diametrically opposed to mine. I had to re-learn how to dress, behave, be open-minded and understand Indian’s culture and values in order to make my way every day. Ground zero. I start my journey by erasing all I know about India and just throw myself in the Indian jungle. New English, new way of working but same smile. Being culturally aware of those challenges is the key to work with people from diverse cultural background and achieve organizational objectives. However, to most people on campus, it sounds challenging to deal with international students. We are stared at, face language barrier, shyness, loneliness and most of all we are far from home.

            Having those short episodes of cultural competence and cultural exposure are as important to foreigners as to the hosting country. Cultural exchanges are the most fulfilling experiences for going global, thing that every country is nowadays facing. Caucasians, Hispanics, Blacks, Asians... We are all worth talking to more than been talking about.






Thursday, 17 November 2016

Light Bulbs to be the Next Hackers’ Target

Article by Anne-Sophie, French, Intern at Chandigarh University, India

In a world depending more and more on technology and Internet of Things (IoT), hackers have become always more creative when it comes to collect personal data. Giving that everyone still remembers the hack of Yahoo in 2014, when at least 5OO millions users personal information were stolen, hacking has moved forward and seem to not be limited to companies and organizations anymore. In fact, new studies report the weaknesses of IoT and the open way for hackers to put personal information at risk. Researchers demonstrated with an experiment that it is possible to take control of Philips Hue bulbs from outside with a drone flying up to 350m away.


            Meant to facilitate everyday life, the IoT are shown to be an open door to individuals personal data. Smart devices such as light bulbs are connected through a mesh network sending messages to each other and are bridged to communicate with the Portal on Internet and Apps. Hackers take collect personal data by introducing a computer worm into the system giving them free access to all the information shared on one’s Internet connection.

            Philips has communicated that the company is working on fixing this issue of protection of data. However, it is just the beginning for IT and IoT. Green Nanotechnologies being actively introduced to India and Chandigarh University student this week, anticipate those security weaknesses while developing and introducing clean and sustainable technology would be a step forward fighting those cyber attack. Integrity is not innate merely a cause worth to be fought for. 

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

LinkedIn to facilitate Indian students with placements


LinkedIn to facilitate Indian students with placements  
MNC ties-up with MHRD to create exuberant job opportunities for students

In a recent development, leading Business and Employment Social Networking Service Website- LinkedIn has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), which is aimed to create a big basket of job opportunities for Indian students across the country. LinkedIn has recently launched its new and innovative "Placements" product which will provide a platform to the students of all Engineering Institutions across the country affiliated with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to register themselves for the Job Search.


This "Placements" product provides a selfsame level playing ground for students by allowing them to take an online assessment test, irrespective of their location or college, giving them direct access to countless openings in 35 top corporates across the country.

While announcing the details about the new initiative, Akshay Kothari, Country Manager and Head of Product, LinkedIn India said, "Our objective with "Placements" is to help India's best talent get access to job opportunities, regardless of their location. With this partnership, we are excited to see our vision quickly become a reality”. Assessed in November 2015, LinkedIn has opened "Placements" in September 2016 to students at all colleges and universities in India.

In merely eight weeks of launch, over two lakh students registered and there were over 1.2 million job applications through this product.

Reference - http://www.gadgetsnow.com/jobs/LinkedIn-HRD-ministry-tie-up-to-create-job-opportunities-for-students-in-India/articleshow/55222472.cms


Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Air pollution level in Delhi alarmingly High

Article by Anne-Sophie, French, Intern at Chandigarh University, India

Last Friday, on the 4th of November, Delhi witnessed for two days the worse smog the city as known in 17 years. Besides the celebration of Diwali and its firecrackers overuse, experts are blaming the lack of governments involvement to fight pollution, stubble burnings in Punjab and Haryana, and the increasing number of vehicles on the roads. We could ask ourselves where is the place of Chandigarh in that alarming pollution degradation and what role Chandigarh has played on the pollution regulation post-celebration.

            With a PM10 (Particular Matter of 10 micrometers or less) at 229 against 110 for Chandigarh, Delhi reached the sorry state of being the most polluted city in the world. Authorities were forced to take emergency measures and limit outdoor exposures to children and vulnerable persons. The increasing level of pollution is related to a doubling of the population in Delhi and greater areas in the last 15 years. This demographic expansion consequently resulted on a multiplication of vehicles on the road, as polluting as ever. This dramatic scenario could have been anticipated by a stronger political will to regulate and implement policies regarding the environment, but also reversed if residents of India were willing to change their lifestyle habits and raise awareness on environmental issues surrounding them.


            Not blaming Delhi only for the deterioration of its pollution, stubble burnings in the region of Punjab and Haryana has played an important role in the pic of pollution. Even though the government bans the crop-burning as a mean for farmers to clear fields for the next crop, this cost efficient tradition is repeatedly used in those regions, feeding the already existing smog surrounding the city.

            Due to its geographical position and its lighter number of industries and vehicles, Chandigarh woke up in a smoggy atmosphere which dispersed rapidly the following days thanks to the wind. The windy region of Chandigarh was announced to help clear up the air in Punjab, Haryana till Delhi.
 

                                                              Video by BBC News
            India presenting an infinite potential to become one of the best nation from its cultural and ethnic diversity, political stability, advance technology and so more, there is an international concern regarding the pollution is this developing country. Changing lifestyle habits toward more ecologic ones, takes time and is a process to be taken steps by steps. Raising awareness is the key to involve people into the process and educate them on the right behaviour to adopt to show them the right way. At a larger scale, government and business should develop sustainable solutions and keep implementing existing ones such as the biomass power plants, started in 2005 but abandoned in 2013.

My Diwali as an Expat Anne-Sophie

Anne-Sophie, French, 25 and freshly land off to start my internship in the Branding department at
Chandigarh University, India. Graduating from a Master in Intercultural and International Communication, I choose to come to India to embrace the cultural diversity and innovation technology that India offers to a young westerner that I am. First time in India, there were no better time to arrive than during the most important Indian holidays, Diwali.

Freshly land off to start my internship in India that Diwali holidays are about to start. Even though I had never heard about Diwali, I could read the excitement on people’s face; going home for this 5 days holiday was all they were talking about. I listen, do some research about that Diwali people talk about and even fortunately, get invited to spend the holiday in my co-worker’s family in Dehradun, a medium Indian city – medium scaled in India equivalent to a large scaled city in Europe. After all, “we are 1.2 billion people here”.


            At first, I thought Diwali was a holy holiday, comparable to Christmas or Easter holidays in Western countries, where family would gather and celebrate for dinner on Diwali day. I was as close and as far from the real meaning of this holiday to Indians. Diwali, also called Deepavali, is the most important religious celebration in India, and even among Indian diasporas all around the world. 


During this celebration, clay lamps are lightened in and out homes in order to allow the inner light to protect them from spiritual darkness. Originally a Hindu harvest festival, the celebration extended to businesses and to all Indian communities, regardless of their religion. There are different interpretations of Diwali according to the religion and the regions, but it all come out to the victory of good over evil. In northern India, where I celebrated my Diwali, the Hindu community celebrates the return of Rama to Ayodhya. King Ravana, after stealing Rama’s wife, banished him. It is after 14 years of exile that Rama came back to defeat Ravana. To celebrate his triumph, the residents of Ayodhya lightened rows (avali) of clay lamps (deepa). 


 The family I celebrated Diwali with is a Nepalese family. However, they are celebrating Diwali as any other families. I have been welcomed in the most generous way and took part of the celebration as their own. We started arraying clay lamps around the house and hang some flowers. Then we draw the traditional rangoli by the doorstep with coloured sand. On Diwali day, the whole family gathered at a house where Nepalese artists danced and sang to worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. While playing with firecrackers and fireworks, family and friends come and go from house to house to feast and celebrate.


 Even though in my Western culture we celebrate holy holidays with family gatherings and feasts, the Indian way of celebrating is different and reminded me the true notion of sharing. Diwali is beyond sitting for a dinner, it is 5 days of food sharing, family gatherings, friends visit and shares of stories. This cultural experience is a good reminder that sharing does not have to be seen as a materialistic way to satisfy others but should simply remain as simple as spending time together, regardless of your religion, beliefs and culture. 

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Chandigarh University Celebrating Its 5th Foundation Day

Celebrating our 5th ‪‎Foundation‬ ‪‎Day‬



Building ‪‎careers‬ every year, transforming lives every day!



Seeking the blessing of almighty ‪‎Chandigarh‬ ‪‎University‬ celebrates its 5th foundation day at the ‪‎campus‬. On the occasion ‪‎Shri‬ ‪‎Akhand‬ ‪‎Path‬ ‪‎Sahib‬ was organized which concluded on 10th July. All students, faculty members and staff joined together on the occasion of the beginning of the new ‪‎academic‬ session.





2016-17.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

MBA in BANKING and FINANCIAL ENGINEERING

India’s banking sector is sufficiently capitalised and well-regulated. The financial and economic conditions in the country are far superior to any other country in the world. With 26 public sector banks, 25 private sector banks, 43 foreign banks, 56 regional rural banks, 1,589 urban cooperative banks and 93,550 rural cooperative banks, in addition to cooperative credit institutions, Indian market is on a steady growth chart. Over the next decade, the banking sector is projected to create up to two million new jobs, driven by the efforts of the RBI and the Government of India to integrate financial services into rural areas. Also, with the technological outburst, the traditional way of operations have given way to modern technology thus adding to the growth of this sector..

At ChandigarhUniversity we are tapping the potential of this growing sector, thus bringing in everything required to train our students to build a successful career in MBA in Banking & Financial Engineering. Chandigarh University in Collaboration with ICICI Center for financial learning, Finitiatives Learning India Pvt. Ltd (FLIP) – Education partner of Finacle from Infosys and Tally Education is offering a specialization course in Banking & Financial Engineering preparing you with relevant insights from the industries. The main aim of our full-time MBA is to introduce a much stronger practical emphasis focussing on the strategies and financial management of financial firms. This unique program brings in practical insight and skills in a range of strategic and management areas in financial services. We invite practitioners to share their views and industry experiences. Case studies and contemporary issues figure highly in the programme to train our students with practical scenario and to make them industry ready.
Our success can be mapped when we build successful careers by attracting top companies to CU who offered best jobs with lucrative packages to our skilled ready to be professionals. TOP 17 companies from banking and Financial sector like, ICICI, HDFC, J&K BANK, offered placements with attractive packages. Build your career with us because when its Chandigarh University, then success in not far away!


Students will get hands on training from highly experienced professionals from the above mentioned corporate houses, followed by live projects and internships and possible job opportunities after the completion of the course. These students will be readily employable by MNCs and leading domestic banks, NBFCs and insurance companies.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

AMAZING HOTEL MANAGEMENT CAREER BEGINS WITH CU EDUCATORS

AMAZING HOTEL MANAGEMENT CAREER BEGINS WITH CU EDUCATORS!
Highest pkg. 12 lacs with Walt Disney

At Chandigarh University’s University Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (UITHM), we are focused to build up essential excellence. Our degree is based on the philosophy that a commitment to excellence, and the finest education and training are essential for those seeking the most sought after management positions in the highly competitive hospitality industry.

Hotel Managementand tourism is a degree that encapsulates fine balance of technology, creativity and management. Hospitality and tourism subjects offer exciting and diverse opportunities, both during and after study. Hotel Management & Tourism degree teaches technical skills for your chosen industry - and will usually include some practical work experience - along with general skills such as organisation, problem-solving, communication, leadership and team work. It’s not all about chefs and waiters - graduates in hospitality and tourism subjects can enjoy fun, international and rewarding careers in many areas such as hotels, events management, travel, sport, transportation and retail, amongst many others. This industry is ever growing and opting for careers in this field is becoming increasingly popular, with a huge number of different courses and qualifications now available.

Why Study at Chandigarh University?

At Chandigarh University we bridge the divide between the industry and students, connecting them for their smooth transition into the professional world. We are the only institute in North India to collaborate with the best hotel industries bringing the most sought after practical experience to our students. UITHM is home to best-in class professionals, hospitality leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow who are groomed in accord with the latest trends in the sector with highly specialised learning facilitators and state-of-the-art facilities.

We at CU not only aim at providing the best educational experience but also in transforming the virtual dreams into virtual reality.  We are ranked 44th among Top Hotel Management Institutes (Pan India in Both Govt. & Pvt. Colleges). We are also ranked 25th among Top Pvt. Hotel Management Institutes (Pan India).With our record placements of 4690 we have scaled our benchmarks to build careers. With the record placement pkg. of 12 lacs with Walt Disney we inspire students to aspire high. More than 8 Top Five star hotels are associated with Chandigarh University to teach the students the best industry skills and practical experience. Not only this we are the 1st University in Northern India to forge 100 + International partnerships opening doors to global opportunities for students.

Come and join this league of Global Placements, Global Experience and Global Career only at Chandigarh University!


Thursday, 16 June 2016

Placements at Chandigarh University

RECORD PLACEMENTS ENSURING BRIGHT CAREERS
“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.” William J Bryan

The Placement Records at ChandigarhUniversity has been most remarkable with the global economy turning around and companies aiming to increase headcount. With our consistent efforts the placement scenario at CU grounds, go from better to best. Multiple offers, big jumps in salaries and TOP companies were the norm on CU campus. Inclusivity and accessibility to the BEST, here on Chandigarh University campus builds the confidence and knowledge to tap any career opportunity. At CU our task does not end only by providing you the best education but also to make sure that your choicest dream career is made a reality.


With our consistent efforts we have attracted TOP MNC’s around to global to tap the talent of Chandigarh University. Our Journey till now has been a career building one, achieving milestone where 425 TOP Companies offered 4690 Placements with HIGHEST Package. of 22.5 Lacs offered by AMAZON.  Securing 1600 Placements in Top MNC’s like  COGNIZANT, TECH MAHINDRA, GOOGLE, LARSEN & TURBO, Hewlett Packard, Accenture, HDFC etc in a Single Day was a massive achievement for us. When on the first day of our placements we achieve such massive results, we strongly feel that we have not only achieved what we initiated but also created a history. Breaking the record and carving new niche, at CU we not only provide a platform for students to grow and learn from the best but also to get placed with the best & TOP MNC’s of the world.  The placement training which forms the integral part of the academics at Chandigarh University is to ascertain that our students career syncs well with Industry requirements. The recruitment of CU’s 573 students by India’s Top ranked IT Company WIPRO has become the North India’s largest number of selections by any company during campus placements.

Our consistent efforts and the zeal to bring forth the best education and skills make us reap our benefits when our students get placed with record packages and with their dream companies. 10 leading Industry giants in different fields namely  from the list of Top 100 MNCs of the world choose Chandigarh University as their preferred University to recruit skilled and industry ready students. In every field we try to bring to tap the best opportunities for our students.  8+ FIVE STAR Hotels visited Chandigarh University for campus placements of Tourism and Hospitality students. More than 27 hotels visited Chandigarh University for Hotel and Hospitality Management and offered a highest package of 12 lacs per annum. 175 Companies visited for recruitments for CSE/IT/CCE, 41 for Civil Engineering,  52 Companies  for Mechanical Engineering, 68 Companies for MCA and so on and so forth.  

WE at Chandigarh University work every bit to make our students the most sought after talent pool by the Industries by making them industry ready because we make our students dreams our own. WE make every successful effort for smooth transition our students into their choicest professional world.



#IamPLACED

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

100+ Global Universities Partnerships

EXPLORE THE BEST OF THE WORLD WITH CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY

100 + InternationalCollaborations – ONLY UNIVERSITY IN NORTHERN INDIA!

International partnerships are not any tactic of internationalization at CU, but rather our core driving philosophy. Following it ardently and bridging the geographical divide, we at CU have achieved a great landmark by associating with more than 100 top International universities bringing our students the opportunity to study with top universities of the world and embrace multifaceted and dynamic landscape of new ideas and global moves.



It is indeed a very big leap that we at Chandigarh University have achieved. Bringing students on a global platform and rendering them credibility goes a long way for a productive mindset and a successful career. At Chandigarh University with a futuristic approach we went far beyond the conventional ways and built strategic partnerships to merge the discovery-driven culture of the Chandigarh University with the innovation-driven mindset of the International universities. These partnerships also aim to overcome cultural and communications divide that tends to impair students global movement and undercut their potential, thus instilling in them the skills required to embrace global opportunities and internal markets.

Whether its Top QS ranked university, oldest universities of the world or top research universities we have brought in a lot to offer at global scale. Centres of higher education have been around for hundreds of years, but all do not with stand the test of time. Chandigarh University has taken a big leap by collaborating with some of the longstanding and oldest universities of the world which are significant not only for their historic legacies but also for proving their ability to adapt to modern context and infuse their experience and modernity for providing an enriched education experience. CU’s collaborations with such universities like University Of Salamanca, Spain; University of Florence , Italy & Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany brings forth an experience enriched with diversity, legacy, modernity and strong credibility.

To tap strong markets like USA, Canada Australia etc, we have bridged the geographical and cultural divide by associating with top universities of these ever growing and developed economies. Opening doors to these markets our partnership programs support educational mobility and facilitate seamless acceptance of academic credit of Indian students. Our exchange programs offer a head start to students to learn about these countries and economies and learn from the best to contribute, grow and evolve in the best of international opportunities.

Also by forging alliances with the world top QS ranked Universities like McGill University, Montreal, Canada; University of Illinois Chicago; Florida State University, USA  and many more we bring the best of the world to our students. Learning in unison with these top universities students get the unique opportunity to broaden their mind set and horizons and develop their personality as individuals. Studying with the best universities provides an opportunity to expand one's field of view and helps one to understand and analyze problems and phenomena from a longer-term, worldwide perspective. All this contributes in building their competitiveness in today’s era of globalization.

Different countries are especially well-known as leaders in a particular field of research and development, or a particular strand of education. Germany is synonymous with advances in engineering technology, the US with top business and management programs such as Harvard, MIT and Stanford (to name but a few), Australia screams art and design and sport, and Canada has its world-renowned ‘co-op programs’. Looking at these aspects we have left no stone unturned to build our network and bring on board top universities from these countries offering the best practices in different specific streams of education. Whether its arts, science, engineering, management or research we bring learning through exchange opportunities for our students to give their education a global credibility.

Not only this we also bring the opportunity to indulge in world hopping, experiencing different cultures, meeting different people and diversity and also a chance to learn new languages which is indeed an asset to make  a strong global footing.

Chandigarh University is the only University in Northern India to who is at the forefront of pioneering such strategic partnerships. WE at Chandigarh University are committed to make your global dreams a reality. With more than 100 partners dotted around the globe, we build a strong global network to enable students and staff to enhance their knowledge, skills and credibility. With international exchange programs, semester abroad programs, cultural and research exchange we help you build up a global mindset to tap global opportunities.


#GoGlobal 

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

In depths of Automobile Engineering

In depths of Automobile Engineering

For those who are looking at automobile engineering as your career path, we bring an in depth scenario with the future opportunities in the AUTOMOBILE WORLD. Let’s have a look at the current market scenario and its growing scope in the near future!
Automobile engineering is an ever growing branch of engineering, such that, it provides a platform for the engineers to explore new horizons and areas. This growth of automobile engineering is on the peak of adding more features to this field. India is on the verge of expansion in this sector and it is considered to be one of the leading manufacturers in development and production of two and three wheelers along with making a strong footing with four wheelers and has become globally recognised by foreign countries.


KEY HIGHLIGHTS of India Automobile Industry

·          7TH  largest producer in the world with an average annual production of 23.36 Million vehicles
·         3RD  largest automotive market by volume, by 2016
·         4   large auto manufacturing hubs across the country
·         7.1% of the country’s GDP by volume
·         Six Million-plus vehicles to be sold annually, by 2020
·         Electric Cars to become a sizeable market
The emergence of large automotive clusters in the country: Delhi - Gurgaon-Faridabad in the north, Mumbai-Pune-Nashik-Aurangabad in the west, Chennai-Bengaluru-Hosur in the south and Jamshedpur-Kolkata in the east, is giving a big impetus to this industry. Also, Global car majors have been ramping up investments in India to cater to growing domestic demand. These manufacturers plan to leverage India’s competitive advantage to set up export-oriented production hubs. Not only in the manufacturing, Government is also giving strong support is setting up Research and Development hubs in India. Indian companies are strengthening their global outreach and Tata Nano is a sterling example of Indian frugal engineering and is being positioned as a mobiliser of the young generation.

About Automobile Engineering

While studying Automobile Engineering, You’ll be prepared to work with innovative technologies in many different applications, including intelligent machines, micro-machines, smart devices, control systems for consumer products, etc. You’ll find opportunities in companies that design and manufacture machines such as motor vehicles, as well as in companies that specialise in industrial machines for agriculture, mining and manufacturing. You’ll also find opportunities in mechanical, electrical or computer engineering companies and high technology companies automation and instrumentation. The automobile is as important today as ever – and with that comes new and more increasing demands: most notably those concerning alternative fuels and the impact of automobiles on the environment.

Automobile Engineering at Chandigarh University

At CU, the program blends intense technical study and creation of strong engineering science-based skills with an emphasis on leadership and other business acumen needed to thrive in a global economy. The hands-on, holistic approach ensures that graduates move seamlessly into employment within the automotive industry or academia.


Key Highlights of Automobile Engineering at CU

Design Based Learning
At CU learning is through practical experience. Project-Oriented Design Based Learning (PODBL) in collaboration with industry is a key feature of Automobile Engineering at CU. Beginning in the first trimester of study and continuing throughout your degree, you will have opportunities to work independently and in groups, to actively develop ideas with thorough understanding and design products that will satisfy industry client needs.
Research Led
Studying automobile engineering at CU is different as it is research led, rather than simply research informed. Learn from world-class researchers from around the globe to give your degree an innovative and global perspective
Practical Industry Based Learning
Students can experience the workplace throughout their course of study. You may choose subjects which take you into the field, place you in industry or offer internships. You will get the opportunity to incorporate this learning in practical experience by designing your own ideas.
World-Class facilities
As a CU Automobile engineering student you will have access to recently refurbished, fully-equipped laboratories and cutting-edge computer-aided software that is used in modern industrial workplaces. Accessible lecturers help you get the most out of your university education and provide a friendly learning environment.
Industry-ready graduates
We focus on the employability of our graduates and the future needs of industry. We aim for our graduates to be well-rounded engineers with significant exposure to professional engineering practices and able to meet future challenges caused by climate change and sustainability issues.

Tech Fests
At CU you will get a lot of opportunities to test your designed machinery at various competitive levels to showcase your skills and also to learn and explore more. We encourage you to participate at various national and international levels and learn to survive in the cut throat competition you will experience in the professional world.

With this and a lot more Chandigarh University aims to make you skilled and best automobile engineer to take on this engineering world and make your own mark.

Monday, 16 May 2016

FINDING THE POWER OF FOCUS

FINDING THE FOCUS!

FOCUS is under siege more than it has ever been in human history, we have more distractions than ever before, we need to be more focused on cultivating the skills of attention.


Do you feel when you are sitting in your classroom and the lecture is going on that your mind is somewhere else? You are physically present in the classroom but your mind is travelling elsewhere and losing your focus on where it should be. Are you disoriented in life and unable to take decisions? Well, we live in the world of distractions today and to create a focus in life seems to be like climbing a mountain. But eventually we have to climb it to rule our distractions.


The first question is to find out why are you so unfocussed in life?

1. Are you using your cell phones more than you should?
2. Are you more extra active on social media?
3. Are you eating well?
4. Are you exercising?
5. Are your friends distracting you?

Well, reasons can be many but you need to find the cause and rectify it before this crucial age takes a different turn. Cell phones are considered culprits and are the biggest distractions. A survey showed that over 70% of students silently use cell phones in classrooms. The lure of social media has taken a toll on many. With junk food on the spree a lot of you are not eating well and with lazy routines you are not even exercising and keeping yourself fit. And those of you who have a little focus are not in the right company or can’t take the peer pressure.

We are all born with same brain like that of Albert Einstein, Aryabhata, Shakespeare etc. but it’s on us how much and where all we use it. If you are losing your focus in life for some petty things that gives short lived enjoyment, which is just a very bad bargain. Being a student you are in a very crucial age of your life and you are setting up your base which needs to be strong and focused.  The way you live your life, from the career you choose all the way down to the food you eat, should fit within your values and beliefs, purpose and priorities. Being Focused and Serious in life does not mean you are UNCOOL, it’s more so an understanding that when you are studying you are just studying and nothing else and when you are playing you are just playing, nothing else. It’s in fact a more cool way to look at life. You need to be right in the very moment to live it, enjoy it, give your best and reap the best. 

Exercise and keep yourself fit not just for good looks but also for stress- free mind. Eat a healthy diet to keep your mind & body healthy.  Friends are a very important part of life but then wise men say choose your friends correctly. Those who distract you and do not add anything to your life, you need to stay away from them and choose healthy friendships that will encourage you to grow in life. 

Also an important factor is that Digital boom has changed our lives. It’s good to stay active on social media and search things on internet but you need to draw a line and don’t let it distract you from your main aim in life. Social Media will just stay there but this time of yours will never come back. So take the best from everything you have and create an aim and focus in life.

Last but not the least, increase your concentration by meditating. It’s a great way to help kill the distractions and strengthen mind to take a leap and stay focussed.
Numerous studies have shown that mindfulness meditation can improve our ability to sustain attention. The ability to concentrate on our breathing for long periods of time transfers over to other pursuits. If we can focus on a subtle object like our breath for 20 minutes, think how easy it will be to focus on sports, studies, work, or anything else for that matter.


Friday, 13 May 2016

Bio technology – OUT with the old, IN with the new

Bio technology – OUT with the old, IN with the new!


“Biology is likely to become the greatest single driver of the global economy. It will become the world’s dominant language, and all of us will have to be literate to thrive.”


Drug Designing and Manufacture, Medical and Health Care, Food Processing, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Research and Development, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Bio-Processing, Environment Conservation...keep counting because there is a lot more when it comes to BIO- TECHNOLOGY.

It’s a field that has shunned the old ways and has evolved itself with new technology and opened door to a wide array of opportunities. Intellectuals agree that biotechnological innovation is the foundation-stone of our future, and a ‘game changer’. It is anticipated that it will underpin our economy and provide solutions to intractable problems of human and animal diseases, climate change, fuel alternatives, food security – as well as improving our quality of life.



Overview of Indian Bio-Tech Industry



·         Third biggest biotech industry in the Asia-Pacific region.
·         Second highest number of USFDA–approved plants.
·         USD 3.7 Billion to be spent on biotechnology from 2012-17.
·         India has the potential to become a major producer of transgenic rice and several genetically modified (GM) or engineered vegetables.
·         Special purpose organisation such as Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Public Sector Undertaking of Department of Biotechnology, to support industry through funding, mentoring, hand-holding and infrastructure support.
·         The Indian biotech industry will grow at an average growth rate of around 30% a year and reach USD 100 Billion by 2025.
·         The market size of the sector is expected to rise up to USD 11.6 Billion by 2017 due to a range of factors such as growing demand for healthcare services, intensive R&D activities and strong government initiatives.

JOB Opportunities


With growing Indian Bio- Technology industry and high FDI policy, the job pool in this sector  is on the rise. There are many good job opportunities available after completing B.Tech & M.Tech Biotechnology respectively. After multimedia industry, Biotechnology is ranked second as the growing sector with a tremendous employment potential.

After completing your study, you can seek employment 

In leading Indian or multi-national companies, 
In Industries dealing with pharmaceutical, chemical, bio-processing and agriculture products,  
In government research and development organisations,
As Bio- Tech Engineers, Research Scientist and a lot more


Top biotechnologists hire are:-

Hindustan Lever, Thapar Group, Indo American Hybrid Seeds, Bincon India Limited, Bivcol, IDPL, Indian Vaccines Corporation, Hindustan Antibiotics, Sun Pharma, Cadila etc.

Studying Bio- Technology at Chandigarh University
Biotechnology students at Chandigarh University study a combination of animal, plant and microbial sciences, underpinned by animal and plant physiology, biochemistry, genetics and computing.


Professionally Trained Faulty
With qualified faculty, including several Ph.D.’s recruited from academia and industry around the world, students get the opportunity to gain an in depth and expert knowledge on different area of their subject. This helps to develop expertise and succeed in building a career in the exciting areas of biotechnology and related fields.


Modern Facilities

Our cutting-edge curricula with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research will provide a solid foundation in the biological sciences.


Research Oriented

Bio technology is all about research and practical training. At CU every word read in the classrooms are put to practical observations and experiments. Students are encouraged to carry out research and to put their innovation into practise.

Industry Oriented

At CU we know that university is their incubation where they learn and grow to finally make a footing in the outside professional world. Keeping this very clear, at CU there are regular industry visits, discussions with industry experts, training sessions and workshops under professional experts and interactions with industry majors in order to build the industry required skills in our students.

Apart from all this Chandigarh University provides a superb learning environment, is globally oriented, student centric, has high placement records and is a highly recognised institution that provides every possible opportunity to the Bio technology students to grow and learn in the most modern and innovative manner.