Chandigarh University's computer science, engineering programmes get ABET accreditation

The ABET assessed aspects such as faculty, curriculum, research opportunities, facilities, and student outcomes of the Chandigarh University.

ABET will enhance the reputation of Chandigarh University's degree. (Image: Official)ABET will enhance the reputation of Chandigarh University's degree. (Image: Official)

Divyansh | October 26, 2023 | 01:52 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Chandigarh University has become the first private university in the country to be granted the accreditation of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The accreditation has been granted for its computer science and engineering programmes.

ABET is an international organisation that accredits college and university programmes in applied and natural science, engineering, engineering technology and computing. The university said students will get more opportunities globally due to the ABET accreditations. Ultimately, it ensures that the students’ degrees will be recognised by employers and professional licensing bodies, facilitating their professional growth and mobility. The accreditation will enhance the reputation and credibility of the university’s degrees, the CU said.

The ABET assesses various aspects such as faculty, curriculum, research opportunities, facilities, and student outcomes before granting the accreditations. ABET accreditation ensures that educational programmes meet specific quality standards set by industry professionals, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared for their careers.

Students can now be confident that their time in Chandigarh University will yield fruitful returns in their academic and professional career, the university said.

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Chandigarh University said, “The ABET accreditation for engineering and computer science programs is a remarkable achievement that showcases the institution's commitment to excellence in education. This accreditation not only benefits the university and its students but also strengthens the reputation of the entire academic community.”

By providing globally recognised, industry-aligned programmes, Chandigarh University continues to nurture skilled professionals ready to contribute to the ever-evolving fields of engineering and computer science, it added.

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