CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY offers distance education programs through its Institute of Distance Education (IDE). IDE provides students with flexible and convenient options to pursue higher education while balancing their personal and professional commitments. The courses offered through IDE are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and are aimed at providing quality education to students who are unable to attend regular on-campus classes. The distance education programs at CHANDIGARH UNIVERSITY include undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various fields such as arts, commerce, management, science, and engineering. The university also offers a number of certificate and diploma programs through IDE. The mode of delivery for distance education programs is through study material, online lectures, and regular assessments.