“Work hard till 12th; all the fun awaits you after that.” Okay, let’s be honest here- none of us is ever going to be able to claim this ‘fun’ everyone talks about, until we die. The truth is that the real struggle begins after 12th. The pressure to get in to a good college starts way before the results of the examination are even out.Without a second thought, Chandigarh has a well established system when it comes to education, besides being one of the cleanest cities of India and being endowed with lush greenery. It is a hub of opportunities and provides a huge platform to the youth to look beyond their ordinary horizons. Here is a list of the top colleges of Chandigarh and the courses they offer:
PANJAB UNIVERSITY (IN CAMPUS)
The university has been ranked 33rd as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018. A highly reputed University, PU is known for its huge Campus spread over the sectors 14 and 25. With a wide range of courses to offer for both graduation and post graduation in all the fields, PU is the first preference of the students. And not forgetting, the very famous StuC of the university which is very popular among the students of all the colleges in Chandigarh.
GOSWAMI GANESH DATA SANATAN DHARMA COLLEGE
In reference to a news article that was published recently, GGDSD College (Sector 32) continues to be the top priority for toppers seeking admission to B.Com, BCA and BBA. It has been ranked 82nd as per the NIRF 2018. It is known for its high cut-offs in Commerce and a variety of extra-curricular activities offered, leading to a high competition amongst the students.
MCM DAV COLLEGE
An all girls’ college, MCM DAV is located in sector 36. It has been ranked among the top most colleges in India in six different streams. Ranked 1st in Arts and 3rd in Science in Chandigarh, it is the first institution to introduce the sport rock climbing of international quality in the city.
Belonging to the family of the famous DAV institutions, DAV College is located in sector 10. The college is known for its academic excellence and committed faculty. It offers courses in graduation and post graduation along with diplomas.
POST GRADUATE GOVERNMENT COLLEGE
Located in sector 11, PGGC is one of the reputed colleges of Chandigarh. It has a large number of courses to offer like M.Com. M.Ped. M.Sc, MA. It is among the top colleges for Science in Chandigarh.
Punjab Engineering College
The Punjab Engineering College of Technology is a pioneering one in the Tricity. The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. programs in various disciplines.
If you have to opt for a college life, why not opt for a good one?
CONTRIBUTED BY: JAPLEEN KAUR