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About Chandigarh University
Institute of Distance & Online Learning (IDOL)

Chandigarh University (CU) is a known name in the Indian education arena, which has consistently delivered excellence in full-time and campus-based education. Understanding the global market, the university has been very well delivering an inspiring pedagogy fulfilling the student aspirations and industry requisites.

Furthermore, moving beyond the tradition, Chandigarh University is now entering the field of distance education to help the working professionals who wish to grow and stand out among peers. The goal of Chandigarh University Institute of Distance & Online Learning (IDOL) is to bring to you a learning enriched environment irrespective of wherever you are. Being with us, you will have the opportunity to challenge and stretch your thinking in ways that you never dreamed possible.

Why Distance Learning in IDOL


via weekly online chat sessions

Online Self-learning Material

prepared by academic scholars & industry experts

Industry-led Course Curriculum

adhering to the needs of contemporary education

Flexible Choice Based Credit System

with the provision of Open Electives

Top rated IDOL Program

Director Message

Welcome to University Institute of Open and Distance learning at Chandigarh University. Take the leap towards the next stage of your career with programs that have been thoughtfully designed for students for preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. We are committed for providing you the best pedagogical support.

Distance learning has become one of the major domains for world’s literacy growth. Envisioned to provide quality education we provide online platform to students and working professionals across the world. Our distinction lies in the pursuit of high academic attainment through core values. As part of a society that stands for educational leadership, scholarly achievement and a progressive approach, we combine the tenets of a traditional value based system with global trends and a world class infrastructure.

We offer a comprehensive academic curriculum which is supported by a system of instruction that is experiential and encourages children to be logical, critical and analytical in thought and in application.

I am proud to be a part of this University, which has always nurtured individuals of great creativity and dedication.

Dr. Inderpreet Kaur

Visitors Speaks

Engineers play crucial role in Nation Building and Universities play crucial role in making quality engineers who through their work serve society and mankind. I see lot of enthusiasm in students at University campus who will use their skills in making India a developed nation.

DR. APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President of India

Our Industry requires fresh talent in every aspect of film making and the legend artists of our fraternity should pass the baton to the next generation by sharing their experiences so that a whole new generation of professionals can be prepared & trained who can take Bollywood to new heights dimensions globally

Mahesh Bhatt

Renowned Director, Producer & Screen writer

I am delighted to be here in Chandigarh University, I see lot of enthusiasm and innovative ideas. I feel like I am in Harry Potter Movie and all the magicians are here doing wonderful things. Not every University can do that with such commitment and dedication that I see here.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Laureate & Chancellor - Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Pursue research with absolute confidence and assurance that every new knowledge that you will find or possess will ultimately have its own benefit as no Research can be initiated without the ultimate aim to deliver products and services that are relevant or importance to the mankind.

Roger Kornberg

Chief Operating Officer

City beautiful Chandigarh reflects the DNA of modern India and Chandigarh was lucky that it got the legendary French architect Le-Corbusier to design, plan and execute it


Renowned Architect and part of Le-Corbusier Team