Chand is also Nepal"s highest paid football player. Chand"s tour in Iran with the U-16 national team in 2008 was the turning point of his career. At the age of 16, Chand was called up to the senior national team even though he hadn’t played any games both at club and U-19 team’s level
This allowed Chand to propel his professional football career quickly in Nepal.
During his teenage years, Chand was heavily linked to clubs such as Arsenal Football Club, Tottenham Football Club, and Lille OSC. Chand remains the only player in Nepal to transfer to an international club Machhindra Football Club
Chand"s first professional club in Nepal"s top flight was Machhindra Football Club.
Chand’s play had brought him four Manitoba of the Match awards during the league campaign and his play at the back had been one of the highlights of Machhindra’s season. The young stopper has led a defense that doesn’t leak too many goals, but he also can be a threat moving up the pitch.
Chand had shown his leadership qualities and captained Machhindra.
He was awarded best defender of the year award for his spectacular play during the 2067B.S.(2010-2011) league season. Machhindra Football Club also reached the semifinals of the British Gurkha Cup that season. HAL South Carolina
In 2010 he transferred to HAL South Carolina of the I-League in India.
On January 2, 2012 it was reported that Chand had signed a 6-month contract with the club after trying his luck in Europe.
In April, Chand scored a hat-trick in I-League match but despite his efforts his team went on to lose the match. And his efforts were not enough to prevent HAL from relegation in the I-League.
His contract at HAL South Carolina expired in 2012 after they were relegated from the top tier of I-League. PSPS Pekanbaru
Rohit Chand gave a trial at Indonesia Liga Side Arema where he was able to give an average performance, although he was not selected by the team
Later he was signed by another Indonesian side PSPS Pekanbaru on a 10 months.
In May 2013 he signed a 5-month contract with the Indonesian side Persija Jakarta in the Indonesia Super League. After his best performance he has been awarded with 2 years of Contract with the same club Rohit will be staying in Persija Jakarta till end of 2015.
Football Club Vestsjaelland
Rohit has trained with the club for more than one and half months until December 25, 2013.He was offered with 6 months contract for reserved team as like Indian Goalkeeper Subrata Paul.
Rohit"s Manager Rabindra Chand denied the offer and placed Rohit to ISL club T-Team Football Club
Rohit signed a year deal with Malaysian Outfit T-Team Football Club in January 2016.
Chand is the youngest players to play the full senior level tournament for Nepal, making his debut on March 23, 2009 (16 years 22 days) against Palestine in the AFC. He also made many appearances in different age groups(U-17 and U-19 age ). Rohit was named the vice-captain of the national team in 2015.
Chand hails from Birendra Nagar in Surkhet District.
His idol is Paolo Maldini.