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About PEC Chandigarh

Latest News and Updates

  • Candidates can download their GATE scorecards by paying a fee of Rs 500 till December 31, 2024.

  • The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) released the 2024 seat allotment results on June 20, 2024. The updated link to view the JoSAA seat allotment results can be found on their website, 

  • Regarding JoSAA counselling 2024, the seat allocation for Round 3 is scheduled for July 4, 2024.

  • JoSAA counseling 2024 continues with Round 4 Seat Allocation scheduled for July 10, 2024.

  • Round 5 seat allocation in JoSAA counseling is planned for July 17, 2024.

Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh was established in 1921. PEC Chandigarh was shifted to Chandigarh in 1953 post-independence. The courses offered at PEC Chandigarh are at UG, PG and Doctoral Levels which are B.E/B.Tech, M.E/M.Tech and Ph.D. The duration of the courses offered by PEC Chandigarh is four, two years and six years. Admissions to PEC Chandigarh are offered based on JEE Main exam along with JoSSA 2024 counselling for B.Tech courses and GATE exam for M.Tech admissions.

Admissions to PEC Chandigarh are done based on the student's performance in the entrance exams. PEC Chandigarh provides placements, scholarships and other essential services for the eligible students. As per the NIRF report of 2024, the median salary offered to B.Tech programme students was Rs 12.00 Lakhs and that offered to M.Tech students was Rs 11.50 Lakhs.

PEC Chandigarh campus is well-equipped with all the necessary infrastructural facilities. Some of the main facilities offered by PEC Chandigarh are separate boys’ and girls’ hostels, internet connection, computer labs, library, smart classrooms and so on.

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PEC Chandigarh Location

At sector 17 Punjab Engineering College is located. Chandigarh Railway Station is 9.2 Km away from the campus. From the institution, it is nearly 25.7 km for the students to go to Chandigarh Airport. It takes nearly 8.9 km from the ISBT Bus top to the Institute either by two-wheeler or four-wheeler.

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PEC Chandigarh Highlights

ExamGATE, JEE Main
Courses4 Degrees and 43 Courses
Institute TypeDeemed to be University
ApprovalsUGC, AICTE
Student Count3272
Faculty Count115
Campus Size149 acres
Gender PercentageMale 85% and Female 15%
Percentage Of Students from Outside the States 53%

PEC Chandigarh Rankings / Accreditations

NIRF Ranking

201 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
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Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programmes is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practiced within an institute are robust and relevant.

NAAC Accerdited
7 Sep'24

PEC Chandigarh Placements

The Career Development and Guidance Centre at PEC Chandigarh offers all-round career solutions to students. As per the NIRF report of 2024 of PEC Chandigarh, the median salary offered to B.Tech students at PEC Chandigarh placements 2023 was Rs 12.00 Lakhs while that offered to M.Tech students was Rs 11.50 Lakhs.The PEC Chandigarh placement cell encourages its students for industrial visits and encourages them to solve industrial problems as part of their projects. PEC Chandigarh career development and guidance centre is considered as a placemen...


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2 Years

Statistics for Academic Year 2023

First year total students intake 251
Total students admitted 111
Total Graduated Students 91
Total Placed Students 44
Placement Percentage 53.01
Total student gone for higher studies 8
Median Salary 11.50 L

Placement yearly trends

Placement Percentage
Source Data NIRF 2023

Key takeaways from PEC Chandigarh's Placement Statistics

  • The Placement Percentage of PEC Chandigarh has decreased by 16.84 %
  • The Median salary of PEC Chandigarh has increased by 39.13 %
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Student Diversification at PEC Chandigarh

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Data Source: NIRF 2024

Courses offered by PEC Chandigarh

PEC Chandigarh offers courses at UG, PG and Doctoral levels for the candidates who can pursue their studies at PEC Chandigarh. B.E/B.Tech, M.E/M.Tech, and Ph.D are some of the PEC Chandigarh courses, each of which is offered in several specialisations. All the PEC Chandigarh courses are offered in full-time mode for four, two and six years. PEC Chandigarh courses are offered in different streams such as Engineering and Architecture, Sciences and Management and others. PEC Chandigarh fee structure varies from one course to another course. The Pu...

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PEC Chandigarh Scholarship

Scholarships are provided to the students at PEC Chandigarh who acquire the said marks according to the institute. Students acquiring merit in the qualifying exams can avail of PEC Chandigarh scholarships for the courses. Those students whose guardian/parental income is less than that considered by the college can avail the PEC Chandigarh scholarships. Apart from all these, post-matric scholarships are also provided. Below is the list of scholarships offered by PEC Chandigarh to its students. For more details, students can visit the official website of the college.

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PEC Chandigarh Scholarships:

Few of the scholarships which are provided and the guidelines given to the students for applying scholarships through are:

  • Guidelines to apply for the scholarships for the academic session

  • National scholarship portal

  • Scholarship programme for diaspora children

  • Scholarship notice for different minority communities

  • Top class scheme for SC students.

PEC Chandigarh Scholarships:

Name of the Scholarships


Merit Scholarship

For 3 Students-Freeship-CGPA ≥ 9 for all years

Freeship/Halfship-CGPA ≥ 8.5 but less than 9

Free ship or Tuition fee discontinues if CGPA ≤ 8.5 

Fee waivers/Social Upliftment

Half Freeship for SC/ST Students

Persons with disabilities

Free ship on tuition fee Income should not exceed Rs. 5,00,000 Per Annum.

Half ship on tuition fee Income should not exceed Rs. 10,00,000 Per Annum.

BPL Category students

Full free ship including hostel fee

Half free ship for 2 persons income should not exceed Rs. 5,00,000

Full fee waivers who haven't paid more than Rs. 30,000 in any of the education/course

Emergency situations

Fully and financially help a student on compensate grounds

Top class education scheme for SC students

Offered to students as when applicable.

Top class education scheme for SC students with disabilities

Prime Ministers Scholarships scheme for central armed police forces and Assam rifles

Post-matric Scholarships for SC/ST students

National Scholarship

Both fresh and renewal can apply


Diaspora Children

33 scholarships are earmarked for Indian workers and for 17 ECR is required till +2 or its equivalent to fulfil conditions. 

Different Minority Communities

Duly filled in the application form with supporting documents in the academic section.

SC Students

Parents/Guardian salary should not exceed Rs. 6,00,000 PA

Note:  and for the students to download application form and apply.

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Students Receiving Full Tuition Fee Reimbursement

UG (4 years): 263/2796

Data Source: NIRF 2024

PEC Chandigarh Admission

PEC Chandigarh admissions 2024 will be based on various state or national-level examinations. PEC Chandigarh admissions to B.Tech courses are based on JEE Main exam while PEC Chandigarh M.Tech admissions are based on GATE scores of the applicant. For PhD admissions to PEC Chandigarh, the candidates must have a valid NET/GATE score.Candidates can apply for PEC Chandigarh admissions by visiting the official website of the college. Refer below for the details of PEC Chandigarh application and admission process for 2024-2025 session.PEC Chandigarh ...
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PEC Chandigarh Facilities

Students who are studying and who are admitted into the first year at PEC Chandigarh can avail all the necessary facilities which are provided by the college authorities. Students can avail these facilities throughout their tenure of studies. Some of the PEC Chandigarh facilities are Hostel facilities, Lab facilities, Sports facilities, Medical facilities provided with four different academic blocks with well-built infrastructure, a library and many others as provided by the college authorities. PEC Chandigarh is also provided with residential ...
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Convenience Store
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Swimming Pool

Student Reviews for PEC Chandigarh

College Infrastructure: 3.3/5
Academics: 3.3/5
Placements: 3.9/5
Value for Money: 2.2/5
Campus Life: 4.1/5

Experience is good.

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College Infrastructure

PEC is one of the oldest college of India so Infrastructure isn't upto mark, though they are upgrading at potential speed last year SIEMENS created top notch manufacturing, robotics and advanced computing lab, new hostels are building new courses and building are creating for academics and practical classes, but for now campus is situated in beautiful city Chandigarh, comprises of 200Acre land area.

Overall experience is good.

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College Infrastructure

Wi-Fi, labs and classroom facilities are decent. Overall, the infrastructure is too old and bad with some places being unhygienic. The new departments are good like ECE and CSE. The hostel food was good in the starting, but after some time it became worse. Sports and games facilities are very good with the college having 2 play grounds.

Good college .

College Infrastructure

These college is so big . It is in large acres of land . They have very good and we'll maintained infrastructure . All the buildings are so big and the classes are very good . They are clean everyday . Nice .

Have a question related to PEC Chandigarh ?

The average person package offered to the students of Punjab Engineering college Chandigarh CSC is 6 lacs per annum. The highest salary package offered to one of the students is 46 lacs per annum. Microsoft, Rbs, Goldman Sachs, Oracle, Upg, rapidoare the major recruiters of Panjab Engineering College Chandigarh CSC students.

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This is difficult to make prediction as  cutoff  depends upon various factors like :-

-----------) number of students/ candidates  that appeared in the  jee main exam,

-----------) number of available seats,

-----------) performance of different students in the examination,

-----------) the branch you want,

-----------) the category you belong etc.

But yes,

When we go through previous year trend then

************* With your 4.5 lakh rank

Some of the engineering colleges in which you hold a good chance on the basis of past year closing rank are listed below along with the link for their previous year cutoff :-

----------)Swami Vivekananda Institute of Science and Technology, Kolkata :-

----------)Saroj Mohan Institute of Technology, Hooghly :-

----------)NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur:-Durgapur:-

And  more

To get the complete list of colleges which you can get on the basis of the category you belong to,  your home state, your gender etc, the link for  jee main college predictor is provided below

Minimum percentile in jee main 2022 to qualify it to be eligible for jee advanced is given below :-

--------) general :-   88.4121383 percentile

--------) EWS:- 63.1114141 percentile

--------) OBC-NCL :- 67.0090297 percentile

--------) SC :- 43.0820954 percentile

--------) ST:- 26.7771328 percentile

--------) PWD :-  0.0031029 percentile

You can check the same at our page the link is provided below



I have got 77.4percent in 12th board cbse and 61 percentile in jee mains.Can I get admission?

You can get admission in only private colleges based on this jee mains percentile score through state counselling like Silicon,Cv raman,Gl bajaj,etc.
Good luck.

PEC Chandigarh Contact Address

Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12, Chandigarh-160012, India

PEC Chandigarh Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: What is the NIRF ranking of PEC Chandigarh?

NIRF rankings 2023 placed PEC Chandigarh in the 101-150 rankband under the ‘Engineering’ category.

2: Where is PEC Chandigarh located ?

PEC Chandigarh is located at sector 17, Chandigarh. It is easily accessible via the Chandigarh Railway Station and the ISBT Bus Stop from where it can be reached by any two or four-wheeler.

3: What are the facilities provided by PEC Chandigarh ?

PEC Chandigarh has hostel, library, computer center, sports ground, medical facilities and workshops for practical exposure.

4: Does PEC Chandigarh provides hostel facilities ?

Yes. There are four boys hostels and two girls hostels at PEC Chandigarh. Students have to pay Rs 81,500 in a year for availing hostel facilities.  

5: Is PEC Chandigarh good for Computer Science Engineering (CSE) ?

Yes, PEC Chandigarh is good for CSE because of its placement and strong alumni network. PEC Chandigarh computer centre is updated regularly with the latest software. 

6: Does PEC Chandigarh accepts Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) main score ?

Yes. PEC Chandigarh offers admission in its B.Tech courses on the basis of students' rank in JEE main.  

7: Is Punjab Engineering College a government college?

Yes, Punjab Engineering College is a government deemed to be university in Chandigarh.

8: Is Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Chandigarh better than National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jalandhar ?

Both NIT Jalandhar and PEC Chandigarh has good reputation among students and industry experts. Both colleges offer 4 years UG programmes and 2 years PG programmes in engineering courses. In NIRF 2022 engineering colleges ranking, NIT Jalandhar was ranked at 52 while PEC Chandigarh ranked at 87. 

In the academic year 2020-21, the median salary of placed BE/BTech and MTech graduates at NIT Jalandhar was Rs 6.50 lakh. At PEC Chandigarh, the median salary of BE/BTech graduates in 2020-21 was Rs 9 lakh and it was Rs 10.70 lakh for placed MTech graduates. 

9: What needs to be done after qualifying the B.Tech entrance programme?

Students need to submit the documents for verification and then pay the required course fee for taking admission in PEC Chandigarh.

10: What is the counseling that needs to be attended for the postgraduate programmes of PEC Chandigarh?

Students who are willing to take admission in postgraduate programmes of PEC Chandigarh need to go through the counseling process of CCMT.


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