Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology, Sector -26 ,Chandigarh (CCET) formerly known as Central Polytechnic Chandigarh (CPC) ,Sector-26 , Chandigarh was established in 1959 . To cater to the aspiration and ambitions of exponentially growing population of Chandigarh , Chandigarh Administration upgraded the CPC to CCET by introducing two branches of engineering in the year of 2002. The college is under administrative control of the Chandigarh administration and approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).There has been integrated dynamic progress at CCET in degree and diploma programmes in academic and sports activities to bring it at par with leading institution of the country, pertinent to mention the diploma stream of CCET awarded as the “Best Polytechnic ” in the northern region.
CCET aims at serving the corporate world and society with self-motivated and highly competent technocrats who can lead by example.
To provide the industry with a large pool of intellectual workforce, which is technically nourished/nurtured to contribute to the industrial growth of the country.
To provide the students with the requisite exposure to the industry so as to prepare them for real time corporate scenario.
To equip the students with the latest technologies which satisfy the global standards.
To provide the nation with citizens who are morally attached to the soil and who can lead the society with responsibility.
CCET is unique in character; the institution provides its services to the residents of Chandigarh by offering various courses from 7:00am to 9:15pm. The various courses that CCET offers are:
Diploma Courses (regular)
Affiliated to Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training (PSBTE & IT) Chandigarh.
Part Time Diploma
4 year for employed persons
Formal Diploma Courses under PWD (Persons with disability) Scheme
Non formal Training programmes
3 to 6 months
Under PWD (Persons with disability) Centrally sponsored Scheme to integrate Persons with disability in the main stream of Technical and Vocational education.
Number Of Seats
270 Seats for the regular Diploma Courses have been allotted to the Institution including reservation of 2% seats in each branch for sports persons as per details given below: -
Name of Category
Details of Seats allotted to different courses
Total seats for admission
Tution Fee Waiver Scheme (TFWS)
Seats upto maximum 5% (supernumerary in nature) of sanctioned intake shall be available under this scheme for students belonging to economical weaker section as per guidelines of AICTE/PSBTE & I.T/U.T Chd. Admn from time to time.
Scheme for Persons with Disabilities (SPWD)
In accordance with “National Policy on Education-1986” and “The Persons with Disabilities Act-1995”, the ministry of Human Resource development, Govt. of India, envisaged a centrally sponsored scheme for selected institutes to integrate the persons with disabilities in the main stream of technical and vocational education. The scheme proposes to train 25 students through regular three years Diploma programmes and 100 persons to be trained through vocational/skill development programmes from among the persons with disabilities in each of the selected instituted all over the country. Chandigarh college of Engineering and Technology is one of them. The primary objective of the scheme is to promote services for the people with disabilities so that they are encouraged to become functional independent and productive member through opportunities in education, vocational and technical training and socioeconomic rehabilitation.
Most of students of this college are recruited in leading organizations such as Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Essar Gujarr, L & T, Ashok Leyland, Technology Solutions, Fidelity, Perot Systems, HCL Technologies, Mindtree India Limited and many more.
The college has spacious Lecture Halls, well equipped laboratories and workshop for imparting practical as per the curriculum. The college campus encompasses playgrounds for various games, bank with ATM facility, neat and clean canteen, hostels for girls and boys, guest house, staff complex and multi-gym.
STUDENTS EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
The institution provides facilities for different kinds of extra-curricular activities for the students, like Sports and Games. Every student shall take interest in one or more of the activities i.e. Engineering Society, Social Service Squad, Volunteer Squad, Music and Dramatic Club, Science Club, Projection Club, Youth Club, Magazine Club etc.
The Institution is equipped with Multimedia and Computational facilities and the instructional work is supplemented with Film Shows, generally of technical character for the benefit of students.