MBA is one of the most sought after PG programs within the country, thousands upon thousands of candidates appear for various national-level Management exams to secure a seat within the top-ranking business schools. 

Chandigarh University’s MBA Department enjoys quite a reputable status amongst many national rating agencies that evaluate the quality of education, research activity, affordability, and athletic excellence. It has been ranked 64th out of 100 for its Management division by the NIRF. It is also ranked 5th among Emerging B-Schools of India by the third-largest Indian newspaper: Times of India. 

The MBA program is taught by an extremely well-versed faculty that focuses on honing the instinctive talent and practical innovation of the students. 

Chandigarh University MBA Course Highlights

NIRF Ranking 64th out of 100 (Management)
Duration 2 Years
No. of Specializations 9
Application Fee INR. 1000/-
No. of Placements Offers Made 710
Highest Package Offered INR. 14 LPA

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Currently, the university offers an MBA under the following specializations-

Finance Marketing International Business
Human Resource Entrepreneurship Business Analytics 
Strategic HR Tourism & Hospitality Banking & Financial Engineering 

Specializations such as Marketing, Finance, International Business, Human Resource, and Entrepreneurship come under General MBA. While MBA in Strategic HR is a specialized program in association with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

The university provides MBA in Business Analytics in collaboration with IBM. Whereas, MBA in Banking and Financial Engineering is offered in collaboration with ICICI Bank.

Chandigarh University MBA Admission Process

Admission to the MBA program is granted on the basis of the candidate’s score in CAT/MAT/GMAT exam. 

Candidates who do not possess a valid score in any of the Management exams must appear for the CUCET exam conducted by the Chandigarh University.

Since the University has a global outlook and has links with over 150+ institutions worldwide and over 550+ international students study at CU under various areas of the discipline. This factor further ensures cultural diversity, where students from different walks of life get a chance to broaden their horizons.

Chandigarh University MBA Placement Trends

Aside from the academics, the institute boasts of maintaining an excellent placement record and the best Return-on-Investment (RoI) in the region to its students by inviting top-notch Multi-National Companies for campus placements who in-turn not only offers placement opportunities but also a dream offer in terms of the package offered to the students. 

Under the discipline of MBA, a total of 200 Multi-Nationals selected 475 MBA students during Campus Placements.

Placement Highlights

  • Total Offers made touched 710 and 175 students bagged more than 2 offer letters
  • Highest Package offered INR. 14 LPA (100% jump in comparison to last year)
  • More than 50 MNC’s offered a package of INR. 5 LPA.
  • Specialization Wise Highest Package: 
Specialization Package Offered
Business Analytics INR. 14 LPA
Banking & Finance INR. 10 LPA
HR & International Business INR. 6 LPA
Marketing INR. 7 LPA

Management Graduates have higher chances of obtaining and holding a high-level management position and almost every industry needs professionals who can handle the businesses effectively.

  • IT & E-Commerce – Deloitte, Microsoft, Amazon, Accenture, Hewlett Packard, Flipkart
  • Consulting - KPMG LLP, Boston Consulting, Bain & Company, Mckinsey
  • Financial - Ernst & Young, Bank of America, Axis Bank Ltd., HDFC, L&T Finance
  • Hotels & Resorts - The Grand, J.W.Marriott, Oberoi’s and more

The University places a lot of emphasis on the career development of its students. An MBA degree ensures a managerial level position in varied top-notch organizations, where students can pursue a career as- 

  • Deputy General Manager
  • Business Analyst, IT
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Management Consultant
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Business Consultant, and more

In terms of RoI, an MBA student at CU who invested an amount of INR. 1.08 lacs as a course fee will get an average Return-on-Investment of INR. 7 lacs after completing the degree which is highest in the region and comparable to IITs, IIMs, IIITs, and NITs.

To know more about the placements at CU, click on- Chandigarh University Placements

Chandigarh University MBA Entrepreneurship Facilities

The University has an in-house Entrepreneurship Development Cell which facilitates the students to pursue their dreams of starting their own ventures. As per the University’s Alumni network, many of the ex-students worked towards building their own start-ups such as-

  • GT Gears Technology
  • The Expert Community
  • ATT World
  • Highway Dip
  • MEdu India