Chandigarh Group of Colleges: Making Quality Education the Mantra for a Better Future

S. Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, PresidentAdream in heart and determination in aim, a visionary sought to establish a world where the youth of our society are sculpted into well informed, educated and competent professionals. This dream and aim lead to the realization of Chandigarh Group of Colleges in the year 2001 at Landran, and in the year 2012, the younger sibling i.e. Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri was formalized, which in the span of a mere nine years has grown into one of the most familiar name in the whole of north India when it comes to top quality education. The visionary and the think tank behind this is Hon'ble S.Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Jhanjeri, who along with respected Mr. Arsh Dhaliwal, Managing Director, CGC Jhanjeri are delivering on the promise of best of higher education and impeccable placement year after year.

CGC Jhanjeri now offers 40+advanced, practice based and industry par undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the fields of Engineering, Management, Commerce, Law, Computer Application, Journalism, Sciences and more. The college embraces seasoned faculty who are alumni of IITs and IIMs, a student centric and research intensive environment and, most importantly, an education model that blends the theory and hands-on exposure effectively.It has placed utmost importance on 360°pre placement training, and has built strong industry academia alliances. ‘We are trendsetters in campus placements. We have tied up with many top notch companies in diverse fields to understand the industry trends and implement an industry standard curriculum,'says S.Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Jhanjeri.

CGC Jhanjeri lays stress on research and innovation, with numerous patents filed so far and many innovative projects already accomplished. The Class Counselling program at CGC Jhanjeri works on the proven principle of faculty acting as a Friend, Philosopher and Mentor, encouraging students to express their problems, thoughts and feelings freely. The concept of industry academia interface is at the forefront of this college's academic curriculum. Its tie ups with top companies' aims to help students understand the working of various organizational set up and align their professional development accordingly.

The Student Care Centre(SCC), a distinguishing feature of CGC Jhanjeri, works under Dean Student Welfare(DSW)to provide single spot solutions for all problems of
students and ensure their rectification within 24 hours. Students can approach SCC in case of any problem related to academics, sports, hostel, bus,or any other issue. Numerous cultural events are organized at CGC Jhanjeri the year round keeping students entertained and refreshed that result in their optimal performance. Some of the events that have been organized in the past are comedy show by Manpreet Singh, International Women Day Celebration, DJ Party, Budget Adhivation, World Water Walkathon and more.

The college strongly believes that the industry academia interface is the need of the hour

Enrolling for coveted degree programs at CGC Jhanjeri entails showing an inclination and seriousness towards making it big in the corporate world. The primary factors on which prospective students are judged include merit score in 10+2, plus recognitions, awards and certificates won by students. The highly distinct USP of CGC Jhanjeri is the Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) that takes care of the campus placements along with internships, summer training, seminars by industry experts, orientation programs, industrial visits for students and midterm projects. CRC undertakes various academic and cocurricular activities to enhance the capability of students and match it with industry requirements. The department stays in constant touch with students both existing and alumni for providing placements and job switch opportunities, respectively.

It is not just books and studies at CGC Jhanjeri, for students are also encouraged to explore their hidden talent through events like Rising Stars A talent hunt and Pratibha'21 inspiring minds. CGC Jhanjeri has collaborated with 40+ top international colleges and universities in 15 countries around the globe, to give students an opportunity to broaden their horizons. The work of Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri has not gone unrecognized. Among the numerous recognitions bestowed to the college include Best Institution for Placements in Punjab award given to Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal Hon'ble President CGC by Captain Amarinder Singh Former Chief Minister of Punjab, Best Maintained Campus in Punjab given by International Green Flag Organization(IGFO), Award for Academic Excellence by Hon'ble Chief Minister Himachal Pradesh Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Most Innovative College in Punjab given by Shri Kalraj Mishra, Union Cabinet Minister of MSME and the National Employability Award 2022 for being the top 10% engineering campus in India by AMCAT 2022.

Mr. Arsh Dhaliwal

The young, energetic and University of California Alumnus. Mr. Arsh Dhaliwal has this to say, 'Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri endeavours to reach out far and wide to students who have the zeal and temperament to develop a life of pride and admiration by educating themselves in best way. Our educational setup promises to give students a sense of achievement both professionally and on personal front'.