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News And Events

News And Events

CGC storms into list of top 100 national B-Schools

Gains 23 spots, jumping to 76th spot from last year’s rankings in RoI Category
Chandigarh Business School of Administration (CSBA), CGC Landran has dominantly stormed into the coveted list of top 100 B-Schools of the country in both Government as well as Private category of Return on Investment (RoI) and ‘Future Oriented B Schools’. The survey was conducted by the globally famed magazine Business Today under Best B-School Rankings 2018. Pitted against over 350 National B Schools, CGCLandran has been awarded 87th rank in the ‘Category of Future Oriented B Schools’ while it stood 76th in RoI category gaining 23 spots as compared to last year’s rankings. Congratulations to the whole CGC family for setting new benchmark in terms of National Rankings.

Sensitizing ‘PRESENT’ to the safety of ‘FUTURE’
Special Training Program on CHILDLEN RIGHTS by Seasoned Experts

One day Training Programme on Children’s Rights was organized by Chandigarh College of Education, Chandigarh. The session was inaugurated by Chief Guest Sukesh Kalia, Punjab State Commission for Protection of Child Rights. The first session saw Neil Andrew Roberts, Member, Juvenile Justice Board cover the (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) POCSO Act 2012 extensively highlighting the constant increase in the percentage of crimes against children. As per the survey around 53.22% of the children had faced some form of sexual abuse. He also gave an overview of the section 19 and section 21 of the POCSO which makes the reporting of the offence mandatory and expressed his concern over the deterioration of social values. Mrs. Taranjeet Kaur Hundal, Sen. Advocate, Punjab and Haryana High Court and Expert Educationist also had an activity oriented session through which the pupil and teachers were sensitized to the various provisions made under Right to Act.


It goes without saying that electrifying performance of Sharry Mann during Star Night Parivartan 2k18 threw the entire crowd into wild abandon. There was not even an inch space available as hundreds of students grooved wildly to the terrific live performance. Spot YOURSELF and LIKE it for sure!

Alumni & Alma Mater are ONE; ALWAYS!
Alumni Felicitation @ Parivartan 2k18

Real backbone of CGC Landran is the outstanding students who bring laurels to their campus through awesome achievements in their professional lives. Honouring their accomplishments, the management of the campus felicitated its Alumni who have shown their impressive flair across various realms. Some have turned out to be successful entrepreneurs while some are doing great in MNCs, but one common thread that runs through the heart of every alumnus is the distinctive tag of being a ‘Proud CGCian’. Hello, Alumni, Stay Connected with your Alma Mater forever!

‘PARIVARTAN’ makes BEGINNING move in style!
13th Annual Techno Cultural event Parivartan 2k18 at CGC

Landran has finally got down to business. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC warmly welcomed Chief Guest S. Balbir Singh Sidhu, Cabinet Minister, Animal Husbandry, Dairy farming, Fishery and Labour, Govt. of Punjab on the inauguration ceremony of this 2-day extravaganza. Be ready to get submerged in the deluge of endless string of performances. Stay tuned for getting the most exciting updates on the event

‘PRESENT’ looks up to ‘FUTURE’ filled with endless JOBS!

Career Fair at CGC Landran set up exclusively for 13th Annual Techno Cultural fest Parivartan 2k18 drew special attention from the students who came from all across the schools of Tricity region. Students beaming with desires of making a successful career in future took keen interest in visiting each and every stall which helped them learn about endless JOB opportunities awaiting them once they start their graduation with CGC Landran. Here are some pictures which evidently points to the ‘PRESENT’ fixing its eyes on FUTURE filled with myriad of job opportunities from renowned MNCs offering money-spinning packages.

Spinning on single tire, BIKERS sets PARIVARTAN on fire!

Adrenaline Rush! The loud vroom of the zooming KTM bikes put a daring spin on #Parivartan2k18 at CGC Landran. Circled by massive crowd cheering on the different kinds of stunts being performed one after another, stuntmen displayed the acrobatic maneuvering of the bikes threw the audience into a state of spine-chilling excitement. Tenor of hoots and whistles went up as bikers pulled off Head Stoppie, touching heads of CGCians on abruptly stopped bikes standing on front tire. Watch PICS; get goose-bumps!

Encouraging ‘LEARNING’ that fits ‘INDUSTRY’ needs!

A 2-day National Workshop on ‘Optimization Techniques in Mechanical Engineering’ sponsored by Institution of Engineers (India), Pb. & Chd. State Centre under the patronage of Mechanical Engineering Division Board, IEI has been organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, CGCLandran. Dr. Ekta Singla, Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Ropar presided over the event as Chief Guest. The workshop focused on helping participants understand the basics of single and multi-response optimization techniques including Taguchi, RSM, ANN, Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Logic Models to name a few. The program majorly centered on the development and application of these modern trends in optimization in ME field. The workshop holistically aimed to promote translation of basic research into applied investigation and convert latter into industrial practice!

Bringing LIGHT to life of Visually Impaired

Taking the theme ‘Experience the joy of Giving’ for this year’s Parivartan2k18 to noble heights, the students from ECE Department CGC Landran donated easy-to-use Sensor Operated Smart Walking Canes to visually impaired inmates of Institute for the Blind, Sector 26, Chandigarh. These battery-operated, waterproof lightweight walking canes fitted with LED strips can be used for three days once charged. Fitted with Ultrasonic and Soil Moisture Sensors to detect obstacles within the range of 80-90 cm including puddles and potholes, this cane vibrates to forewarn users about obstacle, if any, to ensure they navigate the path with safety and ease.

Shattering OLD taboos, Bringing NEW ‘Parivartan’

Taking Parivartan’s theme ‘Experience the joy of giving’ to streets, Chandigarh Business of Administration, CGC Landran organized a special awareness session on ‘Women Hygiene’. Shattering the societal taboos that have developed around women life over the ages, students took a novel initiative to spread awareness among female fraternity in the surrounding village and enacted a play on women hygiene shedding constructive and practical light on menstruation cycle citing real life incidents that otherwise would remain unheeded. Young girls had a healthy discussion with voluntary students who distributed sanitary napkins as a token of their untiring effort to create a healthy and empowered society in the future.

Solid future BUSINESS force in the state of formation

B-Starters, Season 4 at CGC Landran concluded today with around 30+ teams worked in groups to arrest the keen attention of the judges with their extraordinary ideas. This was a two day one of its kind competition held under the aegis of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell (IEDC) funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), GoI to inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship among students. Around 15 shortlisted teams gave detailed presentation on their projects in front of the esteemed industry experts presiding over the event as judges. Top 5 ideas chosen on the parameters including economic and social vitality & relevance, cost effectiveness and ease of implementation among others will get a prize of Rs. 1 Lakh while the next five ideas will be awarded with ‘Most Promising Start Up’ title. Stay tuned to know which all teams made their way into the list of top 5 ideas of this season.

Report on “Shuddhi” a social event under the theme of Parivartan 2k18 i.e. Experience the Joy of Giving held on dated 31/10/18 at Mini Lake Sec 42, Chandigarh

Department of Computer Science Engineering & Mechanical Engineering, CGC College of Engineering, Landran has organized has a social drive named “Shuddhi” under the theme of Parivartan 2k18 i.e. Experience the Joy of Giving. More than 30 students of the college participated for the cleanliness drive at Mini Lake sec 42 Chandigarh. The Drive has been inaugurated under the flagship of Director Principal CGC-CoE Dr. Rajdeep Singh at 11:00 AM at the lake. Students have removed the lot of garbage lying near the Mini Lake. It helps to increase the esthetic appearance of the place and in turn gives clean and fresh environment to visitors who came there for morning walk, site seeing, picnic etc. We hope it will definitely give showers of happiness on the faces of regular visitors to lake. Further some dustbins have been provided at various places of lake so that the garbage material may be disposed at designated place and the beauty of the lake remains intact. Further various placards, having motivating slogans, have been installed on various places at lake which will help to aware the people about importance of cleanliness in life and motivate them to dispose the waste material in proper designated bins. It will definitely help the visitors to enjoy clean and beautiful spot and in turn refreshing their positive energies. Finally the drive end at 04:00 PM with thanks to CGC Hon’ble management for supporting such a wonderful event for social cause. In this way the whole drive has achieved its objective of fulfilling the theme Experience the Joy of Giving by providing clean environment and giving wonderful smiles on the faces of visitors at Mini Lake, Sec 42 Chandigarh.

Blood Donation Camp @ CGC Landran

Intensely driven by the noble motive of contributing towards saving precious lives, around 200 volunteers comprising students and faculty donated more than 200 units of blood during the Blood Donation Camp held at Chandigarh College of Engineering, Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran in association with Government Medical #College and #Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, Chandigarh. The camp was organized to encourage students for donating their blood that could help save thousands of lives. An expert 16-member team comprising seven doctors led by Dr. Sirat, MD Transfusion, GMCH Chandigarh conducted the camp and was thoroughly enthused by the zeal shown by the CGC family to contribute their part in building a strong, unified and healthy society around them.

Let’s take together the rich legacy of ‘PHARMACY’ forward

The 2-day National Conference on ‘Role of Pharmacists in Academia and Research’ has kicked off at CGC Landran where the galaxy of intellectuals is going to reflect on the latest industry trends especially in the research and innovation domain. Prof (Dr.) B. Suresh, President, Pharmacy Council of India presided over the event as Chief Guest including Dr. Prof. K. ChinnaSwamy, J.S.S. College of Pharmacy, Tamil Nadu as the Guest of Honour and Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran among others. Around 500 delegates including 200+ from other states are going to attend this industry-oriented and research-specific national conference. Stay tuned for more updates!

FLASH MOB FLASHES ONE MESSAGE –‘Experience the joy of giving’

Parivartan 2K18 is all set to paint the Tricity in its noble colors> A thrill of unmatched excitement and energy ran through every CGC’ian as fascinating performances including Nukkar Natak and Flash Mob set the right tone for Parivartan 2K18 @ CGC Landran with the theme ‘Experience the joy of giving’. Hereupon, students will take to many prominent centers and streets across the tricity to ensure this year’s CGC message of giving back to society reaches each and every heart and triggers them into adopting this belief in both letter and spirit for rest of their lives.

Sparking CREATIVE ideas, paving the way for new INNOVATIONS

With an objective to inject the dose of innovation to the academic line of thinking, the Biospark club, Department of Biotechnology organized a Live Project Fair at CGC Landran. The students exhibited live working models on science, showcasing their innovative ideas during the fair. Of all the projects displayed, two extraordinary projects earned the title of best live projects including CGC LAB ASSIST-temperature and humidity sensor and HOME AUTOMATION projects. Judged on the parameters of novelty and practical vitality of the projects, the winning teams were duly felicitated to keep up the good work and encouraged to come up with more creative ideas in the future.


Celebrating ‘GRADUATION’ to professional life 13th Annual Convocation 2018 at CGC Landran sent the entire campus into a state of crazy celebrations as over 1900 students from 2017 and 2018 batch across non-Engineering streams including Management, Education, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Bio-Technology received their degrees. The list of the esteemed guests includes Chief Guest Sharath Kumar R N, MD, CEO India, Tower Research Capital India, Guest of Honour Amit Pandey Chief Operating Officer Exicom Tele Systems, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC, and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal President, CGC etc. Students who bagged merit positions were also honored with medals that comprised 47 Gold, 54 Silver and 55 Bronze medalists.

The Reminiscence’ for life begins to mount with smiles

Alumni Meet 2K18, ‘The Reminiscence’ @ CGC took off with smiles and friendly hugs as alumni from across various streams flocked the campus for a memorable get-together. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran welcomed the students back into the campus with sheer love and warmth. He affectionately acknowledged their stupendous performance in the wide spectrum of the professional world and as a result, scaling up the credibility of the institution. Stirring students to set higher goals in life, he urged them to keep moving in life and stay in touch with their alma mater throughout their lives.


The Computer Science and Engineering student Anshul Issar, CGC, Landran has brought immense laurels to the institution by winning the Nationwide AWS Educate Challenge in Cloud Computing. Anshul is among the top three winners of this challenge organized by the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate and was duly felicitated by Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE, New Delhi. The challenge, aiming at accelerating learning of the future workforce in cloud computing, comprised a six to eight-week competition requiring participants to form teams, have an ideation phase followed by creating their prototypes through leveraging the AWS Educate content and cloud credits under two categories; one requiring participants to generate solutions using #Alexa Skills and other, using AWS Services. Kudos to Anshul for his stupendous achievement and hope he scales new heights in the world spinning about Cloud Computing.

hief Guest of the ceremony, Alok Srivastava, Managing Director- IoT, Southeast Asia, and India, CISCO urged students not to lose their creativity and always push for new innovative means to keep floating in the highly competitive professional world

Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC, Landran congratulated students for the successful completion of the degrees and motivated them to be the leaders of tomorrow and make their parents, institutions and family proud.
13th Annual Engineering Convocation 2018 @ CGC Landran Over 3,085 engineering students of 2017 and 2018 batches were awarded degrees at the 13th Annual Engineering Convocation, #CGCLandran. 47 students who bagged #University #Merit positions were honoured with medals. Chief Guest of the ceremony, Alok Srivastava, Managing Director- IoT, Southeast Asia and India, #CISCO presented degrees to the students along with Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC and other esteemed officials of the management. Watch out the pictures depicting the awesome dynamism and energy gripping the event.


To sensitize CGCians about the fast depletion of the Ozone Layer, International Ozone Day was observed at CGC Landran by the Nuclear Science Club, Department of Applied Science. An array of technical events like GK Quiz, Debate, Powerpoint Presentations along with a number of non-technical events like Campus Photography, Rangoli & Poster making competition etc. were organized. Students learned about many logical aspects related to the role of the ozone layer in sustaining life on earth. Students also became aware of the negative impact of Chloro-fluoro Carbons (CFC) on ozone layer released in large amounts during industrial and vehicle operations. Guys! It’s time to protect our nature before we get too late to make up for the damage to the environment caused by the human encroachments.


Typhoon of celebrations packing powerful winds of excitement rushed through CGC Landran as Fresher’s Party 2018 sounded its beginning bugle. Watch the pictures to get the live feel of this massive extravaganza. Stay tuned to know who clinched the crown of Mr. Fresher and Ms. Fresher 2018.


It has rightly been mentioned in ‘Advaita Vedanta’, the Guru is embedded with all three powers; Brahma, Vishnu & Mahesh. Teacher’s Day celebrations at #CGC #Landran witnessed fascinating scenes depicting the heart-warming relationships between students and faculty. The event was graced through various activities including Poetry, Bhangra, Dance Performances, Skits, Games to name a few. Addressing the gathering, Prof. (Dr.) P.N. Hrisheekesha, Campus Director encouraged teachers to get in sync with the latest happenings in the field to become technically sound to be the best teachers. Once again, CGC Landran wishes everyone a resounding & memorable TEACHER’S DAY.

TATVA 2K18 @ CGC Landran {Aspire, Empower & Innovate}

Techcomm Professional Society of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department in CGC Landran successfully conducted a Techo-Cultural event in which over 100 students from a host of polytechnic colleges participated in various technical and non-technical activities. Those present during the occasion were Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran while R.C. Sharma, Rtd Regional Director, DRDO and Dr. S.C. Jain, Former Dean, and Chairman, Department of Chemical Engineering PU presided over the event as Chief Guests. Alumni Piunika Sharma, Entrepreneur, CGC Alumnus and Gurmeet Sidhu, Owner Visa Link Immigration were the Guest of Honour. Students who performed outstandingly well were felicitated under full honours.


Inter-Department Chess Tournament at CGC Landran saw a string of nail-biting matches on the chequered board as CGCians across various streams pressed their minds into making best moves to checkmate their opponents. Of the total 16 boys’ teams, CEC (Electronics) will face CEC (CSE) in the final match while of the 5 Girls teams; CEC (CSE) will lock horns with Pharmacy department tomorrow. Let’s see which team turns out to be the best among the rest. Stay tuned for the final results.


Hailing from Haryana, Vandana Singh studying at CBSA, CGC won Golden Crown and is going to be the show-stopper for rest of the State Finale to be held at other parts of the country while Gurpreet Kaur from CGC Landran bagged Miss India Khadi Punjab title. Participants from three states including Punjab, Himachal and Haryana went through various rounds ranging from Introduction/talent round, Ethnic Round, Indo-Western and Western rounds to prove themselves as a perfect mix of beauty with brains. Judges present during the occasion were Ankush Anami, CEO, Miss India Khadi, Sanjay Dixit, President, Rashtriya Kisan Manch, Bhavika Gandhi, Actress and International Institute of Photography and Cinematography Director- Mr. Harshit Gupta.
Congratulations to both winners who are going to participate in the Khadi Finale, slated to be held at New Delhi in the presence of esteemed guests from across various realms.


CGCians were encouraged to be clear in their instructional objectives B.Ed. students at CGC Landran had a highly informative session conducted by the international delegates including Dr. David Caldwell, Program Director for the Master of Education, Master of Education (TESOL) and Adrian, Coordinator, Business Development Program from University of South Australia, Australia. Students were made aware of the importance of right speaking, writing, and learning using correct language in right context with the help of objective knowledge of the text followed by Q&A round which cleared students’ inquiries about pursuing Masters in the university.


EXPERT TALK: ‘Leadership Challenges for Future Managers’
BBA students at CGC Landran went through an enlightening session with Shrish Moudgal, Manager Market Development, Business Standard presiding over the event as the Guest Speaker. Carrying loads of experience in the marketing realm, he shed light on the various sorts of challenges, which students are expected to face to become enterprising managers once they embark on a new professional career including how to counterbalance those to emerge as a successful leader. Students were made aware of the skill sets industry expects from students and how they can develop all those skills in college itself.


Special Workshop: ‘Miniature Satellite & Space Communication’
The Society of Futuristic Mechanical Technology, ME stream, CGC Landran in association with
Space Development Nexus (SDNx), New Delhi organized a special workshop on ‘Miniature Satellite & Space Communication’. Around 15 teams from across all engineering streams attended the workshop under the guidance of resource persons from SDNx. Each team were given a task to construct their own mini-satellite on zero PCB and then test their respective satellites through drop-down mechanism using a drone, measuring the varied atmospheric conditions including temperature, pressure, and humidity etc. Kudos for their ingenuity!

Independence Day Celebrations 2018

Flag Hoisting Ceremony observed at CGC Landran with beautiful rose petals floating down the mast in a wavy pattern in the presence of esteemed dignitaries and hosts of students enthused about the patriotic celebrations at the campus.

The campus at Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC), Landran echoed with lively bolis and beats of the dhol as Teej the traditional festival of Sawan (the rainy season)

The campus at Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC), Landran echoed with lively bolis and beats of the dhol as Teej the traditional festival of Sawan (the rainy season), was celebrated with fervor today. Colourful swings, traditional Punjabi food, Giddha and Mehendi application enhanced the festive ambience of the celebration. Renowned Punjabi Actor and Director Sunita Dhir graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour.


‘13 Bugs Why’ CODING CONTEST BY CODEBOOM CLUB @ CGC With an aim to sharpen Coding Skills of students from #Computer Science & Engineering stream, the CODEBOOM club of CSE department, CGC Landran organized ‘13 Bugs Why’ coding contest. In this contest, students’ coding skills were put to test through brain-storming programming questions to be solved by the participants in half an hour. The student participants were evaluated on the basis of the efficiency of code and the time taken by them to complete the test. The best performers were duly awarded while rest were encouraged to keep honing their skills to emerge victorious during placement drives.


Freshers at CGC Landran showed their impressive flair in various categories including singing, dancing, poem reciting, photography, acting and so on. Catch the thorough glimpse of the event through these fascinating clicks depicting the feverish mood, which gripped the performances, judges, and audience alike.

Orientaion Programme B.Ed Session 2018-20

Chandigarh College of Education accorded a warm welcome to B.Edfreshers on August 6,2018.Dr.Jagtar Singh Khattra, Dir. Academics, CGC, Er. AC Sharma,Sir.Admin&HR ,CGC accompanied by the principal Dr.Sneh Bansal performed the inaugural honour swith the lamp lighting ceremony.Dr.Jagtar Singh Khattra congratulated and inspired the student sand their parents in his welcome address. He exhorted the B.Ed students to go forth and make a difference in the teaching world. He informed the audience about the end eavourstaken by the CGC fraternity to render placements to the B.Edpassouts in the top most schools of the tri city. In his inspiring words, he commended the sincere efforts of B.Edfaculty.ER. AC Sharma urged the students to broaden their vision and possess three D’s in life that is determination, dedication and discipline to attain success in one’s career and to consider present as gift past as lesson and future as motivation . Thereafter Dr. Sneh Bansal held the stage and took the students through a pictorial presentation of the CGC’s legacy, several top grades and awards achieved as part of accreditation by CGC. She also introduced the freshers to the faculty members and apprised them of the B.Ed syllabi. Subsequently Ms.Gagan Bhullar, Dean Student Welfare acquainted the students with the co-curricular and extra curricular activities of the college . The event infused with much curiosity and excitement thus came to an end with refreshment being served to the visiting students and their parents .


The Department of International Affairs, CGC, Landran organized a highly enlightening interactive session for students from various disciplines including B.Tech, MBA, BBA and B.Com to get tickets to Australia. The Chief Speaker for the occasion Ujala Chadha, a representative from Curtin University Australia enlightened in detail about benefits for choosing ‘Credit Transfer Programs’ which could strengthen their case during placement drives. Through this CreditTransferProgram, students can get a foreign degree as they are allowed to leave their graduate or post-graduate degrees mid-way and complete the rest period in the foreign university.
Avail the opportunity to study abroad, visit Dept. of International Affairs, Block-II or call directly at +91172-3984262.


Dignitaries from Langara College #Canada took some time out of their hectic schedule to indulge in the CGC Landran ‘Green’ initiative to extend gratitude to nature for providing a congenial atmosphere for humans across the Earth to thrive peacefully. Delegates felt delighted in planting saplings and watering them to send a noble message across to encourage clean, green and salubrious surroundings. They were all smiles by being the part of Tree Plantation Drive @ CGC Landran. Feel the fervor via these gleaming shots.


Canadian Delegation @ CGC Landran Sue Naumann, Instructor, Langara College, Canada went for a spin around the INNOVATION CENTRE in CGC Landran to get clued up on how Research and Innovation activities are undertaken in the campus. Running a thorough scan of the ingenuity employed by the CGC students in the Research and Innovation field, she got pretty impressed and gained insights into the working culture in the labs by engaging in one-to-one interaction with students and faculty and even gave her valuable inputs.

Making ‘INTERNATIONAL’ Overtures

Canadian Delegation @CGC Landran International Delegates from Langara College, located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada paid a special visit to CGC Landran. The dignitaries include Kenneth Naumann, Dean, Department of Biology, Sue Naumann, Instructor and Ruminder S. Buttar, Associate Director, International Marketing & Business Development, Langara College. Kenneth Naumann shared his valuable experience on the topic ‘Biology & Genetics’ and engaged in one-to-one interaction with M.Sc. and B.Sc. Biotech students to answer their queries succinctly.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2018 Sounds ‘Beginning’ Gong at CGC Landran!

Paying homage to great soldiers who laid their lives to make us feel cushioned 25th July 2018 at CGC Landran is going to be very special as the entire campus will be submerged in the patriotic hues .The campus is geared up for celebrating Kargil Vijay Diwas in high-spirits . Highly venerable officials from the Indian Armed forces including Air Marshal Vinod Patney (SYSM, PVSM, AVSM, VrC), Brig. Khushal Thakur (64 decoration), Brig. Sanjoy Ghosh, Col.Praveen (VrC), General Trilochan Singh (Director CIMH), Lt. Ritu (Army Air Defence), Mr. Ranjit Bajaj (Minerva academy) are going to assemble on a common dias to share their tales of righteousness, courage, grit and gallant to inculcate traits of patriotism in the students. Stay tuned for lively updates.

Orientation Programme 2018- CGC Landran

MANAGEMENT Disciplines Today, institution warmly welcomed new aspiring students in the Management streams into its extensive CGC family as it organized an Orientation Programme 2018 at Chandigarh Business School of Administration. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran enthralled the audience including students and parents alike with his highly enlightening speech which primarily revolved about the practically oriented incisive approach Management students are required to adopt to succeed in the professional world. Students were acquainted with rules and regulations including comprehensive Training and Placement program which focuses on helping them placed with top Management companies.


The management of CGC Landran reposes immense faith in carrying forward everyone as a family that has been contributing to the glorious legacy of the institution in a collective manner for years. Introducing a unique initiative, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC presided over a special Open House session for the faculty of the institution in order to painstakingly take into consideration all their valuable suggestions and advises. The meeting between the management and faculty turned out to be extremely healthy and constructive aiming at elevating the stature of CGC to lofty heights. The authorities not only gave all ears to the suggestions given by the faculty during one-to-one Q&A round, but it also gave its go-ahead to many of the highly relevant inputs to incorporate in the system in a time-bound manner. In a nutshell, Open House opened channels to new hopes and promises to make progressive strides to future as one solid unified entity.

DAY 2: Induction Program 2018 @ CGC Landran

Induction Program 2018 at CGC Landran entered into 2nd day. Freshers’ batch from Engineering discipline got detailed information about the institution’s 17 years of rich legacy. In addition to that, students were all ears while getting highly valuable tips from Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC, Landran. In a nutshell, today’s session turned out to be extremely enriching for the students as they also got a chance to put forth their doubts and got them cleared in a satisfying manner.

Induction Program 2018 kicks off at CGC Landran

Induction Program 2018 for freshers’ batch has finally begun at CGC Landran. Session began with auspicious lamp lighting followed by detailed presentation depicting CGC’s proud legacy. During the session, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC, Landran thanked the parents and students alike for showing trust in the institution while Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC, Landran urged students to follow disciplinary code, refrain from usage of drugs and drive safely. During this program, students will get to go through many extra-curricular activities including interaction with top industry leaders aimed at helping them set their goals and get acquainted to the all-encompassing campus ambience.

Congrats! CGCians scores TRIPLE CENTURY; capping 308 merit positions at IKGPTU level {MEDALS TALLY: GOLD: 12; SILVER 13; BRONZE 24}

IKG PTU results for the November 2017 session have brought immense laurels to the institution as over 300+ students from CGC Landran have bagged IKG PTU Merit Positions.CGCians have attained 60 merit positions in B.Tech, 95 in BBA, MBA, B.Com (Professional), BCA and MCA combined, 92 in B.Sc HMCT, ATHM and BHMCT, 29 in B. Pharma & M. Pharma and 32 in B.Sc. (Biotech) and M.Sc. (Biotech). Of these, there are 12 first positions, 13 second positions, 24 third positions and 259 merit positions in total from across 4thto 10th spots. Students from Engineering, MBA, Pharmacy and Hotel Management are among the toppers. Kudos to all the students and faculty alike for their untiring efforts in keeping alive the tradition of academic excellence by once again ruling the charts in the IKG PTU merit list.

18th Academic Session Begins @ CGC Landran

With the blessings of the Almighty, Shri Akhand Path #Sahib concludes today at CGC Landran with the announcement of the beginning of 18th Academic Session. Present during this pious occasion were all the dignitaries, management officials, teaching and non-teaching staff. Addressing the gathering, Honorable Chairman, CGC Landran Satnam Singh Sandhu acknowledged the untiring contribution of each and every individual associated to the group that eventually helped CGC make into the list of top technical institutes across the Northern Region.

‘Lakh khushiyan patshaiyan je satgur nadar kare’

Hundreds of thousands of princely pleasures are enjoyed, if the True Guru bestows His Glance of Grace. CGC, Landran commences its 18th Academic Year with the Blessings of the Almighty. Shri Akhand Path Sahib

AICTE sponsored FDP for ‘Student Induction Program’ kicks off at CGC Landran

With an aim to sensitize Faculty about needs and aspirations of the present youth, AICTE has organized 3-Day Faculty Development Program from 29th June to 1st July’18 at CGCLandran. Over 150 faculty members from various educational institutions across Punjab are the participants in this program. They will be enlightened on technical as well as humane aspects of teaching under specific topics by the expert speakers before these teachers begin conducting ‘Induction Programs’ for new students in their respective institutions. Dignitaries present during the occasion were Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran, Dr. R.K. Soni, Director & Regional Offices, NWRO-AICTE, Chandigarh, Prof. Raminder Singh Uppal, Associate Professor, BBSBEC, Fatehgarh Sahib including other management officials.

FDP inaugurated at CGC Landran

A two-week long Faculty Development Programme (FDP) commenced today at Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran. The theme of this year’s FDP is “Strengthening Quality Education through Experiential Learning Leading to Student Employability.” The first day of the FDP was addressed by Hon’ble President CGC Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal,Dr. P. N. Hrisheekesha – Campus Director, CGC Landran and other esteemed members of CGC’s top management. Dr. Krishan Mohan IAS (Retd.), Ex Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Haryana, was the keynote speaker. Dr. Krishan Mohan spoke on the ‘Significance of Motivation and Leadership for faculty in Higher Education.’ Apart from enabling new faculty members to hone their professional capabilities the FDP seeks to help them understand their responsibilities as educator-cum facilitators, researchers, and administrators. ​

CGC Landran among top 50 in Times Private Engineering Institute Rankings 2018

Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran has featured among the top 50 institutions in Times Top 100 Private Engineering Institute rankings 2018. Chandigarh Engineering College, CGC Landran is also among the top ten private engineering colleges in the northern region and the only one in Punjab, basis the same ranking. The institution was judged on the basis of placements, infrastructure, faculty resource, research orientation, exchange programmes and global exposure provided to students in addition to a host of others. More than 800 engineering institutions from across the country were a part of this study. The survey conducted by research agency i3RC sought to identify and rank top engineering colleges in India. Desk Research, Factual survey & Perceptual Rating survey followed by scientifically developed analysis & ranking process formed the various stages of this survey. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran lauded the faculty and students for this achievement. They further added that apart from underscoring the key USPs of CGC Landran it reinforces the institution’s commitment to provide the best in engineering education to aspiring students.

CGC Landran wins National Employability Award Among top 10 per cent engineering colleges in Punjab basis employability quotient of students

Winning yet another accolade Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran has made it to the list of top ten per cent technical education institutions from Punjab, in terms of employability quotient of its students. Leading Global job skills credentialing agency Aspiring Minds has awarded CGC Landran with National Employability Award 2019 on the basis of scores of CGC’s final year (2019 batch) students on AMCAT, India’s largest employability test. AMCAT is a computer adaptive test which measures job applicants on critical areas like communication skills, logical reasoning, quantitative skills and job specific domain skills thus helping recruiters identify the suitability of a candidate. 700+ companies including Accenture, Snapdeal, Axis Bank, Tata Motors, ITC etc, use it as a compulsory testing mechanism for entry level roles relying on AMCAT scores during hiring processes. Acclaimed for its impeccable placement record, CGC Landran is one among the only two institutions from the state to have been awarded the honour. This year alone, CGC hosted more than 492 MNCs including Fortune 500 companies like Amazon, Microsoft, HP etc., and those from sectors including IT, Aviation, Banking, Retail, Hospitality & Tourism, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology, Banking & Financial Management, among others during placement drives in-campus underlining the quality of recruitees being brought up at the institution. CGC’s emphasis on imparting quality education through experiential learning, seasoned faculty drawn from India’s premium institutions like the IITs and NITs and its efforts to bridge the gaps between industry-academia to keep CGC’s faculty and students updated with the latest industry best practices, via, industry-academia tie-ups with top companies like Infosys, IBM, Amazon are among the major reasons for its students making the cut as top quality recruitees. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran congratulated the students and faculty for this achievement. They said, “At CGC, it has been our endeavour to provide world class education to our students while simultaneously honing their practical and soft skills to provide recruiters with industry-ready professionals. India Skills report 2018 has termed the hiring outlook for 2018 as positive and estimates it to rise by 10-15 per cent this year alone. This is a very promising scenario especially for job aspirants. Getting this award would only strengthen our resolve to enhance the benchmark of quality technical education being imparted at CGC and contribute towards making Punjab a promising talent pool provider for top job recruiters to hire from.”

CGC Landran in country’s top ten institutions for most patents filed in a single year 108 total patents filed till date with 30 patents in a single year

Adding yet another feather in its cap, Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran has featured in the list of top ten institutions from across India, in terms of filing patents, in the Annual Report published by the office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, Trademarks and Geographical Indicators, Government of India. Ranked seventh, CGC Landran has taken the lead over premier private and public institutions like NITs, filing 30 patents in a single year. Till date, the institution has filed upto 100-plus, patents with more in the pipeline. As per government data, a total of 45,444 patent applications were filed this year indicating a 1.2 per cent increase over the previous year. Punjab and Chandigarh figured in the top filing states and Union Territories which also included Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Haryana, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Rajasthan Jharkhand Orissa Assam Uttarakhand Bihar and Chhattisgarh. This milestone, underscores the institution’s unrelenting efforts at nurturing and promoting the culture of innovation and research among its students and faculty. These patents were applied for by CGC’s Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) department (14 filed), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department (10 filed), Mechanical Engineering (ME) (one filed) department and Biotechnology department (05 filed). Some of these unique innovations developed by CGC’s inventors include, a Biometric Ticketing System, an Air Purifier based on catalytic convertor, A CanSat (simulation of a real satellite) containing a container and glider capable of measuring atmospheric conditions, Sensorless Motion detector, GSM Enables Smart hat for the visually impaired, Drive chain cleaning and lubrication device, A water heating device working on biogas produced from household waste, Mobile Wireless Sensor network design for minimization of consumption of energy and fault, to name a few. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran congratulated the faculty and students on this achievement. They said, “In this highly competitive world, research and innovation are the need of the hour. The onus is upon us to bring up our students as not just industry professionals but effective business leaders as well. CGC has been taking many initiatives in this direction. This includes setting up an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell in collaboration with the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, which promotes innovation and entrepreneurship encouraging faculty and students to develop and improve new and existing technologies.”

CGC Landran gets gold ranking in AICTE-CII survey

The ‘AICTE-CII survey of Industry Linked Technical Institutes 2017’ has given a gold rating to Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran. The institution was evaluated on parameters including Placements, Faculty, Curriculum, Infrastructure, Services/Project & Skill development and Governance. CGC Landran was among the 700+ institutes that passed through both the short survey and full survey evaluation stages out of the 9500+ technical institutions from across the country, which participated in the survey. Experts from industry and academia were a part of the survey process which also included visits to institutes for on-site assessment of industry linkages of institutes. This was the sixth edition of the AICTE-CII survey. The objective of the two part survey was to utilize it as a tool to measure the depth and extent of collaborations between technical institutions in the country and industry, thereby, providing them a chance to reinforce their industry linkages and leverage them to bridge the gap between industry and academia, benefiting the students and faculty in the long run. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran welcomed this joint initiative by AICTE and CII to strengthen industry-academia interface. They further added that the ranking was testament of CGC’s promise of providing its students & faculty with the best of industry exposure by way of regular events and internships as also introducing new industry relevant courses in the curriculum. They reiterated their commitment to continue making efforts in this direction and provide CGCians an apt platform to interact with and learn from experts helping them become competent, industry-ready professionals, going forward.

Honouring The Best Performers!

Annual Prize Distribution BEd CGC To mark the stupendous performances of B.Ed. students across curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, Chandigarh College of Education, CGC Landran felicitated their students during Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony for session (2016-18) with prizes and certificates. 4th year students share their memorable experience through their educational journey and promised to continue with the values and wisdom acquired at college life to add glory to the campus.

Special FDP on CLOUD technology organized at CGC Landran

TOPIC: ‘AWS Educate- Teach Tomorrow’s Cloud Workforce Today’
With an aim to match pace with ever changing technology, the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, CGC Landran organized a special Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on Cloud Technology. Samuel Harris, AWS Educate Program Manager, APAC was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Faculty of CGC was acquainted with AWS cloud, key services offered on this platform, basic architectural principals including AWS features and benefits followed by Q&A session. Here’s a pictorial glimpse of the programme.

CGC Landran becomes Zonal Centre to bring AI revolution in Technical Education Sector

Matching up pace with changing futuristic technologies, CGC Landran is now all set to update its faculty and students with new concepts like Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence. To enhance the skills and employability of students, AICTE has developed a Model Curriculum which has components of AI and Deep Learning. This giant project titled, ‘Making Deep Learning and AI skills mainstream in India to fulfill trilateral needs of Entrepreneurship, Industry-Academia partnership and application inspired Engineering Research’ sanctioned by Royal Academy of Engineering, UK will be initiated through 30 Zonal Partners spread across the country and CGC Landran is one of them.
Under this initiative, a five member research group on AI will be established in each institution which will lead 10 other institutions. Under this initiative, a five member research group on AI will be established in each institution which will lead 10 other institutions.

Another Feather in the cap of CGC Landran

Proven Leaders in the Region in Research and Innovation CGC Landran impressively made into the list of top 10 Institutes/Universities across the country in Number of Patents filed in a year as per the Annual Report (2016-17) published by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, Trademarks and Geographical Indicators, Government of India. Filing 30 patents in a single year, CGC Landran has been ranked 7th all over India while scoring over all the NITs and other premier institutes of the country. Heartiest congratulations to all the faculty and students for fostering Research and Innovation centric ambience at CGC Landran. We hope through concerted efforts CGC Landran reaches to number one position in the times to come.

Trade Delegation from UK @ CGC Landran

One-Of-its-Kind visit; Discussions about Collaborations
International Team CGC Landran saw the arrival of (Federation of Asian Businesses) FAB delegation from UK including Academicians, Entrepreneurs, Officials from WIBN (Women in Business Network) and British High Commission. The visiting delegates along with CGC Team explored collaborative opportunities in the field of Academics, Research & Innovation, Technology driven start-ups, Women Entrepreneurship etc. The visit aimed at facilitating connections between Education and Business sectors across the UK Northern Powerhouse and the most progressive states in India. CGC, an indisputed leader in innovation and research, was the preferred destination for such an intellectual meeting which proved to be highly fruitful accompanied by tree plantation drive and a visit to Innovation centres. Here’s a quick glimpse of the entire visit!

Musical, Melodious & Mellifluous Memories

Baisakhi 2018 celebrations at CGC Landran got charged with melodious singing by Gurjazz and Parteek Mann. Their singing performances set right rhythm and tone for the audience to sway and groove to the electrifying Punjabi tracks. Here’s a glimpse of the musical entertaining hypnotizing everyone in attendance.

Baisakhi 2018 CGC Landran

Shower of traditional colours fell upon Baisakhi 2018 celebrations at CGC Landran as enthralling performances one after another helped audience step back in time when people would wear ethnic attires and indulge in the fervour of this traditional festival. From Folk Singing to Bhangra, from Malwai Gidda to lively Gatka, Baisakhi 2018 scaled the celebratory peak. Catch up with fascinating clicks!

National Seminar on how to counter mental, physical and emotional stress

Chandigarh College of Education, CGC Landran organized a National Seminar on Mental Health and Human Resilience: Societal Concern. The key note speaker for the event Dr. Pramod Kumar, Senior Consultant Psychiatry, PGIMER, Chandigarh besides other dignitaries implored that students should follow healthy routine and practice cardiac exercises along with breathing exercises and yoga for mind relaxation. He also asked to remain focused on tasks at hand which led to good mental and physical health. Students learnt that Life is not easy, but right art of living certainly makes it easy.

International BusIT Week Ends on a High Note!

Aimed at providing global education platform at one place, International BusIT Week organized at CGC Landran finally drew to an end on a high note. Bidding warm adieus to their new Indian friends and faculty, 10 international students assisted by one faculty member expressed their hearty gratitude to CGC family on the departure day for providing them with a unique opportunity to have one-on-one interaction with Indian minds and create futuristic apps. Students left with a promise to come back in future to soak them again in an intellectual experience never experienced before!

CSE Dept. of CGC COE celebrated “Prokriti 2.0” with IEEE Student Branch

Department of CSE, CGC COE in collaboration with IEEE Student Branch organized a two day event including Mock Placement , Photography , technical Quiz , Logo making , Blogging , Technical Quiz , Project Display and a workshop on Digital Marketing.The event was organized to introduce the students towards the ability of creating new things and learning how to innovate.This competition was able to demonstrate the hard work done by the students and was able to enhance the moral of other students so that they could also innovate something

“International BusIT Week” kicks off at CGC Landran

Upcoming week at CGC Landran is going to be imbued with International flavour as International BusIT Week has kicked off from today at a spirited note. This Joint Research Project Week comprises 10 International Students from Belgium and Netherlands along with a Faculty from Howest University College Belgium. The International students will work in teams with handpicked students of COE-CSC for one week o