Continental Institute for Engineering and Technology is poineer in Engineering education. CIET not only leads the list of Top Engineering colleges in Punjab, Chandigarh but is listed in Top Engineering colleges of North India. "The Institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi (AICTE letter no. F. No.:06/04/PUN-ENGG-/2008/055 Dated 23 June, 2008), Government of Punjab (Notification No 13/20/2008-1TE2/2009, Dated 27 June, 2008), and is affiliated to Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar".