Chaudhary Devi Lal University (CDLU) is a State University located at Sirsa, Haryana, named after Chaudhary Devi Lal, former Deputy Prime Minister of India. It was established by the Government of Haryana State Legislature Act 9 of 2003 on 5 April 2003. There are more than 60 Colleges in Sirsa and Fatehabad districts and 1 in Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya have been affiliated to the University. The university offers courses at UG and PG level in multiple specializations. CDLU Admission is done on the basis of marks obtained in the last qualifying examination. Admission in M.Tech and MBA is done on the basis of marks scored in GATE and CMAT.
Type of University
University Grants Commission (UGC)
No. of faculties
How to reach
1.4 km from Barnala Road
256 km from Delhi
285km from Chandigarh
CDLU Courses and Admission
The university provides a variety of UG, PG and doctoral courses in various disciplines. The application form is available on the official website of the university. Candidates are advised to check eligibility criteria before applying for any of the programs. The minimum requisite qualification for undergraduate programs in specializations is 10+2 in relevant discipline. Candidates seeking admission to postgraduate programs in 24 specializations require a graduate degree in the relevant or allied discipline.
CDLU Admission to all courses is done on the basis of merit of last qualifying exams. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks are considered for admission process. Applicants seeking admission to M.Tech program need to appear for GATE exam. While for the MBA program, the CMAT score is mandatory.
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national level online test which is conducted annually by IISc Bangalore and 7 IITs on a rotational basis for admission to M.Tech/ Ph.D. and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships in the field of engineering and technology. As per GATE Eligibility, applicants should have a bachelor’s degree. GATE Registration is done through online mode.
Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) each year. As per CMAT Eligibility, a candidate must possess a full-time Bachelor’s degree with 50% aggregate marks. CMAT Registration begins in the month of October. After the declaration of CMAT Result, the universities and Institutes will release their own cutoff. Applicants who obtain equal or more than CMAT Cut off marks are considered for admission process.
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- NSS- NSS of the university has 2 wings. One at university teaching departments and another at Chaudhary Devilal Memorial Government Engineering College, Panniwala
- Talent Show Competition
- University Youth Festival for Cultural Events
- Sufi Sangeet Programme
- Talent Search Competitions
- University level Painting and Slogan Competition
CDLU Date Sheet
A current student of the university can easily go through the official website of the university to search for the date sheet of the relevant course’s examinations. The Date Sheet link is given in the bottom side at the official website of the university.
The university library is gigantic and has a collection of 41945 books, 101 journals, 18 magazine, and 15 newspapers.
There are two hostels for the accommodation of male students and two hostels for the accommodation of female students. 800 (485 Girls and 315 Boys) students are Residing In the hostels the rooms in the hostels are nice and big and two people can occupy one room at a time.
The computer lab at the university is a really fine piece of work having as many as a hundred computers servicing it. The total number of laboratories is three and each and every one of these has an internet facility. Teachers and students can access the internet at any given point within the working hours of the university.