Chandigarh University has maintained an excellent placement record by providing its students with ample opportunities to blossom their career goals. This year, more than 6,617 offers have been made to students of Engineering, MBA, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Media and other programs during the 2020 Placement drive.

Over 6617 placement offers were bagged by the students of Chandigarh University. A whopping 1500 students bagged multiple offers, the highest package stood at INR. 35 LPA. It has been clinched by Computer Science Engineering and IT Engineering students. 

The university is considered as the University with Best Placements, and it is recognized as the First Indian university to hold the Limca Book of Records for Highest Number of Companies in one academic year.

The university witnessed the participation of 6 MNCs this year that offered pay packages of more than INR. 25 LPA, while 9 MNCs offered a package of more than INR. 15 LPA. 

Chandigarh University Placements 2020 Highlights

Total No. of Recruiters 691
Department-wise No. of Recruiters Engineering: 350
Management: 200
Hotel Management: 106
Total No. of Offers  6617
Highest CTC INR. 35 LPA
Department-wise Highest CTC Offered Engineering: INR. 35 LPA
MBA: INR. 12.02 LPA
Hotel Management: INR. 18 LPA
Companies offering more than 20 LPA 9
Companies offering a CTC between 15-20 LPA 12
Companies offering a CTC between 10-15 LPA 26
Companies offering a CTC between 5-8 LPA 131
Companies offering upto 5 LPA 493

The placement session 2019-20 has been a dream-run for students of Chandigarh University, with more than 691 Top MNC's on campus made 6617 offers with INR. 35 LPA being the highest package offered.

Students from the Engineering department were able to grab dream jobs and lucrative packages in Top MNC’s such as Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Hewlett Packard, SAP Labs, Samsung, and L&T.

Whereas, the Department of Management witnessed a surge of 60% in comparison to last year, the Campus Placements of MBA students at Chandigarh University touched a new high as more than 200 MNCs from Banking & Financial, Retail, FMCG, Marketing, Wealth Management, Business Analytics, E-Commerce, Tourism & Hospitality & IT sectors selected more than 475 MBA students

Hospitality students got the global opportunities as 24 Five Star International & National Chain of Hotels selected 53 students. 41 students were placed at World’s happiest place – Walt Disney. 106 MNC’s selected 294 students during campus placements.

Aviation and Tourism sector placements saw massive growth with airlines such as Vistara, Indigo, Jet Airlines, Cox & King.

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Chandigarh University Engineering Placements 2020

350 MNC’s participated in the recruitment drive and selected 3750 students during 2019-20 placements.

No. of Recruiters 350
No. of Students Recruited 3750
No. of MNCs Above 50
Companies Offers over 5 LPA Above 131
Companies Offers over 10 LPA Above 26

Companies offering 5 LPA or more salary packages are 131+ with 650+ selections. Companies offering 10 LPA or more salary packages are 26+ with 100+ selections. 50+ MNCs among the Top 100 of India have made 500+ offers.

118 Core Engineering Companies select 1097 students from Mechanical, Automobile, Electrical, Electronics & Communication and Civil Engineering branches.

Top Fortune 500 Companies selected Engineering students in Campus Placements (Microsoft, Amazon, Hewlett Packard, Bank of America, NOKIA, Deloitte, IBM, DELL, SAP Labs).

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The highest package to be offered was INR. 35 LPA. It was clinched by Computer Science Engineering and IT Engineering students. The highest package offered to Automobile and Mechanical Engineering students, on the other hand, has been INR. 21 LPA. For Civil, Electronics and Electrical branch students, it has reached INR. 20 LPA each.

Department Total Companies Students Selected
CSE & IT 122 2030
Mechanical, Aerospace, Mechatronics & Automobile  115 530
Civil Engineering, Petroleum, and Chemical 35 178
Electrical and Electronics & Communication Engineering 37 628

Chandigarh University Branch-wise Engineering Placements


Under the Department of Engineering, CSE has become a popular choice amongst all the engineering aspirants. A total of 2030 students got selected for over 122 placement opportunities under various IT giants such as- Microsoft, IBM, SAP Labs, Hewlett Packard visited CU. World’s top IT giant Microsoft selected Computer Science and IT Engineering students consecutively for the last three years, while the number of selections have increased three times and touched 15. 

Name of the Company No. of Students
Wipro 394
Capgemini 217
IBM 196
Mindtree 101

Mechanical, Aerospace, Mechatronics & Automobile Engineering

CU hosted 115 companies and selected 530 students in the Mechanical, Aerospace, Mechatronics & Automobile branch offering salary packages over INR. 9 LPA. Top Automobile and aviation companies which included Mahindra & Mahindra, Ashok Leyland, Essar Group, Jamna Autos, Indigo Airlines, TAFE, Royal Enfield, Hyundai, John Deere, MRF have selected Automobile Engineering students while companies like Reliance Industries, Godrej, Sanmar Group, Jindal Steel, Asahi Glass, Tata Power, Tata Technologies, Schindler have recruited students from Mechanical Engineering.

Civil and Chemical Engineering

A total of 35 companies visited the college campus and recruited 178 students during the campus placement session. International Construction Company, Leighton selected more than 15 Civil Engineering students during campus placements. Top names like L&T Constructions, Samsung Engineering, Shapoorji Pallonji, Eveready Industries, Mahindra Susten, Deepak Nitrate, ATS Infrastructure selected the Civil and Chemical Engineering students. The salary package for Civil & Chemical touched a new high and the highest package of 15 LPA was offered to the students.

Electronics & Communication Engineering

More than 37 companies recruited 628 engineering students from the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering and the highest package offered was of INR. 10 LPA. The students were selected by top-notch telecom & mobile manufacturing companies which included Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communication, Verizon, Lava while electronics and home appliance companies like Panasonic, Samsung also selected the students from these branches.

Chandigarh University MBA Placements 2020

The department of Management witnessed a surge of 40% in comparison to its previous year’s Campus Placements at Chandigarh University. More than 200 MNCs from various sectors recruited over 475 MBA students.

No. of Recruiters 200
No. of Students Recruited 475
Companies Offers over 5 LPA 50
Highest CTC Offered INR. 12.02 LPA
Average CTC Offered INR. 7.1 LPA

This year, business analytics firms and private sector banks took the lead in recruiting the maximum number of MBA students from Chandigarh University.

The recruiters’ list also included 56 of those who had hired management students from prestigious IIMs across the country. ICICI Bank emerged as the leading recruiter, offering jobs to more than 95 students. The average pay package touched INR. 7.1 lakh per annum, with more than 50 MNCs offering INR. 5 lakh per annum or more salary packages.

A total of 710 offers were made to the students. Over 175 students bagged more than 2 offer letters.

This year, USB witnessed a 60% growth in the number of offers made by multinationals. There has also been a 100% jump in terms of the highest package being offered to MBA students which stood at INR. 14 LPA.

Jaro Education, one of India’s top online education firms, offered a package of INR. 12.02 LPA to marketing students. UK-based MNC Deloitte, on the other hand, has offered a package of INR. 7.87 LPA to finance students

Chandigarh University Specialization-wise Management Placements

Students of MBA Business Analytics specialization topped the placement by bagging the highest package of INR. 14 LPA. Top-notch companies like Amazon, Mindtree, Idea, Deloitte, Birlasoft, Panasonic, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank selected the MBA Business Analytics students from Chandigarh University, while companies like Yes Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Securities, Zycus, Precision Group, Tata Technologies selected students from MBA Banking & Finance specialization with the highest package of INR. 10 LPA. 

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The students from MBA HR specialization were selected by MNCs which included Bandhan Bank, ITC, Vardhman Textiles, CSC, Hyundai Constructions with the highest package of INR. 6 LPA, while the highest package of INR. 7 LPA was offered to students of MBA Marketing specialization who were selected by Axis Bank, Federal Bank,, IFB, Bajaj Electricals, Panasonic Café Coffee Day being the major recruiters.

Chandigarh University Hotel Management Placements 2020

Hotel Management students witnessed a breakout as the World’s top Tourism and Hospitality management company, Walt Disney selected 41 Hotel Management and Airlines Tourism students during campus placements at Chandigarh University. 

Total Companies 106+
Students Selected 294
Highest Package INR. 18 LPA
  • 24 Five Star International & National Chain of Hotels select 53 students.
  • 106 MNC’s selected 294 students during campus placements.
  • The Highest Package offered was of INR. 18 LPA by Walt Disney.
  • The following were amongst the major recruiters of Hotel Management students- Oberoi Group, The Grand, JW Marriott, Radisson, ITC Group of Hotels, and Hotel Taj.
  • Vistara, Indigo, Jet Airlines, and Cox & Kings were the top recruiters of Airlines-Tourism students.
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A total of 104 offers were made in the field of Food Production (Chef) with the highest package offered of 4.1 LPA, while 127 offers were made in the field of F&B Services and Front Office in which the highest package offered touched 6 LPA. In the Airlines and Tourism Management department a total of 52 offers were made and the highest package offered is 3.92 LPA.

Chandigarh University Overall Placement Analysis

Based on the data presented above, it is safe to say that Chandigarh University has indeed maintained an excellent placement record by hosting more than 627 top MNCs that made over 6314 placement offers.

If one takes into consideration the total number of Alumni at Chandigarh University which is 38879, over a span of twenty years, the following statistics can be observed-

No. of Alumni Recruited from Top 7 Sectors-

Engineering 1,817
Education 1,618
Business Development 1,109
Operations 821
Sales 713
Information Technology 702
Finance 174
Consulting 160
Quality Assurance 159

Throughout the time period between 1990-2020, the highest number of recruitment has been made under the Engineering Sector of 1,817 candidates followed by the Education Sector at 1,618 candidates. In comparison to such statistics, the total number of candidates recruited under the Sector of Finance is pretty low at 174 recruits.

The least number of recruitments were made under the sector of Quality Assurance of 159 candidates. 

At present, the alumni network work under the following companies-

Company Name Total Number of Alumni
Cognizant 129
Wipro Limited 91
HDFC Bank 62
IBM 53
Capgemini 51
Microsoft 46