Leading Universities in Chandigarh

The leading universities and institutions in Chandigarh (India) are Panjab University, PEC University of Technology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, among others.

Panjab University is one of the oldest Universities in India. The University has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. The University has been recognized by the UGC as the "University with Potential for Excellence in Bio-Medical Sciences". The UGC has selected Panjab University for an academic collaboration with Oxford Brookes University. The University Computer Center has established Gigabit technology to provide high speed connectivity to various departments through National knowledge network (NKN).

PEC University of Technology (formerly known as Punjab Engineering College) is an engineering institute located in the city of Chandigarh, India. OUTLOOK INDIA survey has rated PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh 19th amongst the Top 50 Engineering Colleges (Government and Private) in India. In a survey of India's Top T-Schools, PEC has been ranked 30th out of 111 Engineering Institutes including IITs/NITs by Dataquest.

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh provides educational facilities for the training of personnel, both medical and non-medical in all the important branches of health activity. There is a full fledged institute of nursing called National Institute of Nursing Education (NINE) which imparts quality nursing education.

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