February 20, 2016

Himachal Pardesh students have shown brilliant performance in academics and Research: Dr. Bawa

Himachal Pardesh students have shown brilliant performance in academics and Research: Dr. Bawa

FAST TRACK web-portal launched for assistance of board aspirants to prepare for board examinations

CU announces 100% scholarships for SC/ST students of Himachal Pardesh

Vijyender Sharma

Hamirpur------"Students from Himachal Pardesh have shown brilliant performance in academics and campus placements 2015" said Dr. R.S.Bawa, Vice-Chancellor, Chandigarh University during a press conference at Hamirpur. Be it the academic results in board examination, capturing top positions in University or campus recruitments by Multi-Nationals, students from Himachal Pardesh  state have proved their mettle in every field, added Dr. Bawa. The Vice-Chancellor of University was in city to launch FAST-TRACK web-portal for the benefit of the students. More than 316 students of Engineering, Management and Hotel Management from Himachal Pardesh have managed to get 467 offer letters from top notch MNCs like Microsoft, IBM, Google, Amazon, Wipro, Cognizant, Bank of America and others during campus placements 2015, which is about 80% higher than the placements held in 2014, said Dr. Bawa. "There are 15 students from Himachal Pardesh like Aakash Ghai computer science engineering student from Nadaun, Hamirpur who has been selected by 4 top notch MNCs like Wipro, Cognizant, Capgemini and L&T Infotech" he said.

"With more than 1100 students from Himachal Pardesh studying at Chandigarh University currently and about  from 350 are from Hamirpur region itself and the regional office at Hamirpur is catering to all the needs of both existing as well as other students  as the University office acts as one-stop point for all University related services" added Dr. Bawa. A team of professionals is available for counseling of students and guiding them to choose their career after 10+2 or Graduation at University City office here, said Dr.R.S.Bawa. Vice-Chancellor launched the FAST TRACK web-portal that enable the board aspirants of state to download solved board examination papers of previous years, expert talk to solve their problems in subjects and other study material that would enable them to prepare for their up-coming board examinations and entrance examinations.

Chandigarh University has formulated a special scholarship scheme for the SC/ST students of Himachal Pardesh so that they are able to continue their studies and pursue higher education. Announcing the details of CU Scholarship Scheme for SC/ST students of Himachal Pardesh, Dr. R.S.Bawa said that any 10+2 passing-out student of any stream belonging to SC/ST category would be eligible for academic scholarship upto 100% at Chandigarh University, added University Vice-Chancellor.


While answering the questions of press, Vice-Chancellor said that CU-Gharuan has adopted world class Teaching model on the patterns of IIM's and IIT's and is providing ample number of opportunities in research in the field of Engineering & Technology. For promotion of innovation, Chandigarh University is hub for Centre of Excellence (CoE) established by top notch Multi-Nationals such as Microsoft, IBM, Wipro, Infosys, Tech-Mahindra, Quarks and Mahindra & Mahindra where students are given hands-on experience to learn emerging technologies and cater to Industry needs by working on live projects, Dr Bawa added.

Students from Himachal Pardesh stand to reap benefits while studying at Chandigarh University, as good placements have always been top priority which can be established by the fact that more than 350 Multi-Nationals have offered 4700 placements to 2015 passing-out students till date, Dr Bawa said. Companies like Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google, Tech-Mahindra and L&T have visited University campus at Gharuan this year for campus recruitments.     

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Dr. R.S.Bawa, Vice-Chancellor, Chandigarh University launching the FAST-TRACK web-portal for the Himachal Pardesh students during a press conference at Hamirpur.                   

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