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About Chitkara University
Chitkara University is a globally recognized organization encouraging academic excellence through interdisciplinary applied research and expanding realms of knowledge through innovation. With its philosophical core commitment towards excellence in education, Chitkara Educational Trust established Chitkara Institute of Engineering & Technology in 2002; Chitkara International School, Chandigarh in 2004; Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh under Himachal Pradesh State Legislature in 2008; and Chitkara University, Punjab in 2010; which was established under the Punjab State Legislature.
Today, Chitkara has 12 schools in the fields of Engineering, Management, Architecture, Nursing, Healthcare, Pharmacy, Media, Arts & Design, Education, Hospitality, Applied Sciences, and Applied Engineering. Comprising of more than 13,000 students and 900 faculty members, Chitkara University is one of the best universities in North India that is also recognized by the government with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.
Spanning across a sprawling campus of more than 65 acres of land with 40 percent green landscaping, Chitkara is equipped with a plethora of facilities such as latest technologies, sports facilities, playgrounds/tracks, in-campus banking, courier, and shopping facilities.
CHITRAKARA UNIVERSITY RATED AAAA+ IN ‘YOUNG UNIVERSITIES’ BY CAREERS360’S UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2021
CHITKARA UNIVERSITY BECOMES INDIA’S FIRST UNIVERSITY TO GET THE COVETED “PLATINUM” RATING BY QS I-GAUGE
CHITKARA UNIVERSITY RANKS AMONG THE ‘TECH-100 HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTES OF INDIA’ BY APAC NEWS NETWORK
CHITKARA BUSINESS SCHOOL AMONGST THE TOP B-SCHOOLS OF INDIA
DIGITALLEARNING MAGAZINE RANKS CHITKARA UNIVERSITY AMONGST “TOP PRIVATE” UNIVERSITIES
Chitkara University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education in India.In the year 2010, Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under, “The Chitkara University Act”. Chitkara University is a Government-Recognized University with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.
COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURE (COA) Approval
The five–year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) Program at Chitkara School of Planning & Architecture, Chitkara University, Punjab is approved by Council of Architecture (COA)—a statutory body constituted by the Government of India to regulate the education and practice of the profession of architecture throughout India, besides maintaining the registration of architects.
PHARMACY COUNCIL OF INDIA (PCI) Approval
The four-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) Program at Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Punjab is approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)—a statutory body of Government of India established to regulate pharmacy education in the country for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, and the profession and practice of pharmacy in the country.
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TEACHER EDUCATION (NCTE) Approval
Teacher education programs namely B.Ed. and ETT at Chitkara College of Education for Women, Chitkara University, Punjab are duly recognized by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)—a statutory body of the Government of India established for planned and coordinated development of teacher education system throughout the country.
INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL (INC) Approval
The four-year Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Program at Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Chitkara University, Punjab is duly recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC)—a statutory body of Government of India established to ensure a uniform standard of training for nurses, midwives and health visitors.
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HOTEL MANAGEMENT & CATERING TECHNOLOGY (NCHMCT) Approval
The three-year Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration offered at Chitkara School of Hospitality is recognized by and affiliated to National council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT)—a statutory body of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India established to ensure a uniform system of training manpower for the hospitality industry.
ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (AUAP) Approval
Chitkara University is a member of #AUAP. (Association of the Universities of Asia and Pacific) formed in 1995 with Head Office at Thailand. It has a member strength of 150 and consultative rights of #UNESCO.
RECOGNITION OF “INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL ETHICS COMMITTEE (IAEC)” BY CPCSEA, MOFAHD
The Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of Chitkara University, Punjab is recognized & registered under the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), a statutory Committee, established under Chapter 4, Section 15(1) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960 of Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries.
RECOGNITION OF “INSTITUTION’S INNOVATION COUNCIL (IIC)”, MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, GOVT. OF INDIA
Chitkara University has been recognized by MHRD Innovation Cell, Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Government of India for the establishment for “Institution’s Innovation Cell (IIC)” as per the norms of the innovation cell, to create a vibrant innovation and startup ecosystem at Chitkara University, Punjab.
RECOGNITION OF THE INSTITUTE AS BUSINESS INCUBATOR (BI)/ HOST INSTITUTE (HI) FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SCHEME “SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL AND MANAGERIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SMES THROUGH INCUBATOR”
Chitkara University Institute of Engineering & Technology has been recognized as Business Incubator (BI)/host Institution (HI) for implementation of the Scheme “Support for Entrepreneurial & management development of SMEs through incubator by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India.
RECOGNITION OF INCUBATOR CENTRE OF CHITKARA UNIVERSITY “CHITKARA INNOVATION INCUBATOR FOUNDATION (CIIF) BY MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, GOI
National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and technology, Government of India accords the recognition to “Chitkara Innovation Incubator Foundation, Chandigarh”, the incubator centre of Chitkara University, Punjab as a Technology Business Incubator (TBI).
RECOGNITION OF THE ETHICS COMMITTEE RELATING TO BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH RESEARCH WITH THE NATIONAL ETHICS COMMITTEE REGISTRY FOR BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH RESEARCH (NECRBHR), DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RESEARCH (DHR).
MEMBERSHIP OF ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN UNIVERSITIES (AIU)
Chitkara University was granted prestigious membership of Association of Indian Universities in 2013. Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is an organization and association of major universities in India.
MEMBERSHIP OF INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, U.K.
Chitkara University was granted as an Affiliate Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), which is a multidisciplinary professional engineering institution. The IET was formed in 2006 from two separate institutions: (IEE) and (IIE). The IET’s main offices are in Savoy Place in London, England.
In the United Kingdom, the IET has the authority to establish professional registration for the titles of Chartered Engineers, Incorporated Engineers, Engineering Technicians, and ICT Technicians, as a licensed member institution of the Engineering Council. The IET is registered as a charitable organization in England and Wales, and in Scotland.
RECOGNITION OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS (SIROs)
Chitkara University, Punjab through its sponsoring trust “Chitkara Educational Trust”, is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Researc Organisations (SIROs) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) under the Scheme on Recognition of Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations (SIROs), 1988. The recognition will entitle the SIRO to receive such administrative support from the DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology as may be required on issue to promote or encourage scientific research Activities at university.
RECOGNITION OF INSTITUTIONAL HUMAN ETHICAL COMMITTEE (IHEC), CHITKARA UNIVERSITY
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-rule (3) of rule 17 of the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019, the designated authority in the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, recognized and permitted Institutional Human Ethical Committee (IHEC) of Chitkara University, Punjab to perform the duties of ethics committee as specified in Chapter–IV of the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019
MEMBERSHIP OF UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT (UNAI)
United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is an initiative to align institutions of higher education, Scholarship & research with the United Nations in supporting and contributing to the realization of United Nations goals and mandates, including the promotion and protection of human rights, access to education, sustainability and conflict resolution.
Since 2010, UNAI has created a vibrant and diverse network of students, academia, scientists, researchers, think tanks, institutions of higher education, and educational partners. There are over 1400 member institutions in more than 145 countries that reach nearly 25 million people in the education and research sectors around the world.
The University is having varied institutions which are given below
- Chitkara Business School
- Chitkara University Institute of Engineering & Technology
- Chitkara College of Applied Engineering
- Chitkara School of Planning and Architecture
- Chitkara School of Art & Design
- Chitkara School of Mass Communication
- Chitkara College of Sales & Marketing
- Chitkara College of Hospitality Management
- Chitkara School of Hospitality (with NCHMCT)
- Chitkara College of Pharmacy
- Chitkara School of Health Sciences
- Chitkara School of Basic & Applied Sciences
- Chitkara College of Education
Chitkara University Highlights
UGC, ASSOCHAM, NCTE
– Ranked among Top 50 Business School by Business Standard
– Rated AAAA+ in Young Universities by Careers360 University Rankings
– Top Architecture College by GHRDC Survey
Entrance exams accepted
JEE MAIN, NATA, CAT, XAT, CMAT, UGC NET
No. of Schools
Number of courses
Courses Offered at Chitkara University
CHITKARA BUSINESS SCHOOL
BBA Business Analytics
BBA Event, Media and Entertainment
BBA Digital Marketing
B.A. (Hons.) Economics
Bachelor of Commerce with University of Windsor
Post Graduate Programmes
MBA in Marketing
MBA in Finance & Banking
MBA in Supply Chain & Logistics
MBA in Business Analytics
MBA in Human Resource Management
MBA in Event, Media and Entertainment with Wizcraft
MBA in Sales & Retail Marketing
MBA in Pharmaceutical Management
MBA in Banking & Financial Services
MBA in HealthCare Management with Fortis
Masters in Public Health (MPH) with Access Health
CHITKARA UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Computer Science & Engineering with specialisation in
Full Stack Development
Data Science & Analytics
Game Design & Augmented Reality
Cloud Computing & Virtualisation Technology
Dual degree B.E. and M.E.
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Electronics & Communication Engineering with specialisation in
Embedded Systems IOT
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in
Automotive Engineering with an Introduction to Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Mechatronics Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Civil Engineering with specialisation in
Public Health Engineering
Construction Management & Structural Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Information Technology
Lateral Entry B.E. Programs in
Bachelor in Computer Applications (BCA )
MCA (Lateral Entry)
Tech. Program in Computer Science Engineering with Virtusa
Automotive Engineering with ARAI
Global Programs in
Software Engineering in Academic Mentorship with Deakin University, Australia
Mechatronics Engineering in Academic Mentorship with Deakin University, Australia
Doctoral Programs in
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
CHITKARA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MARITIME STUDIES
3 Year B.Sc Nautical Science
Basic Safety Training
Security Training for Seafarers with designated security duties
CHITKARA SCHOOL OF PLANNING & ARCHITECTURE
5-Year Bachelor of Architecture
Candidates with only pass in 10+2 with PCM/10+3 Diploma with Maths, and with valid NATA score or JEE Paper 2 score can apply for admissions.
4-Year B. Des in Interior Design
Candidates completing XII in Any stream can apply.Valid UCEED scores for admission is required to the B.Des course.
Post Graduate Programmes
2-Year M. Design in Interior Design
Graduate with minimum requirement of 50% can apply. Final Selection is through Personal interview.
CHITKARA DESIGN SCHOOL
4 Year Bachelor of Fine Arts
4-Year B. Des in Product Design
4 Year B. Des in Animation
4 Year B.Des in Fashion Design
4 Year B. Des in Game Design
4 Year B.Des in Visual Communication
4-Year B. Des in User Experience (UX/UI)
2-Year M. Des in User Experience (UX/UI)
2-Year Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
CHITKARA SCHOOL OF MASS COMMUNICATION
3-Year B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication
2-Year M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication
Doctoral Program in Mass Communication
CHITKARA COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
B.Sc in Hospitality Administration
B.Sc in Culinary Arts
B.Sc (Culinary Arts) with specialisation in Bakery & Pastry Art Management
Culinary Management in Academic Mentorship with George Brown College, Canada
CHITKARA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Pharm (4-Year program )
Pharm Plus M. Pharm (6-Year Dual Degree Program)
Pharm. (2 Year Diploma Program)
Pharm (2-Year program) with specialisations in Pharmaceutics / Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Technology.
M.Sc Pharmacovigilance (2-Year)
Pharm D (6-Year Doctoral program)
A Postgraduate Doctoral program with a strong Pharmaceutical Industry focus and intensive practical exposure.
Pharm D(Post-Baccalaureate)-3-Year program
Students have an option to pursue lateral entry into Pharm D. program. B. Pharm candidates can pursue this program. The candidate will join the program in the 4th year of Pharm D and will subsequently complete the course.
Pharm Plus Ph.D
A combination of PG & Research (Integrated Doctoral Program)
Students enrolling for M. Pharm can pursue a doctoral program without taking a break from the course. Financial assistance will be offered to meritorious students.
CHITKARA SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
4-Year B.Sc Nursing
2-Year Post Basic B.Sc Nursing
Allied Healthcare Programs
4-Year B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology
4-Year B.Sc Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology
4-Year B.Sc in Dialysis Therapy
4-Year B.Sc Operation Theater Techniques
4-Year B. Optometry with Lenskart
4.5-Year Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.Pt.)
4.5-Year Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (B.O. Th or B.O.T)
Post Graduate Programmes
2 Years M.Sc. Nursing
Allied Healthcare Programs
Bridge course in Allied Health Sciences (MLT & MIT)
2-Year M.Sc Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology
2-Year M.Sc MLT (Specialization in Histopathology)
2-Year M. Optometry
2-Year Master of Physiotherapy (M.Pt.)
Global Programs in Health Care Program with pathway from Bow Valley College, Canada
Doctoral Program in Health Sciences
CHITKARA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
2-Year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
CENTRE FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION
B.E. in Software Engineering In Academic Mentorship with Deakin University, Australia (Academic Year 2021 Intake)
In 4-Year B.E. in Software Engineering at Chitkara University in India with an Academic Mentorship from Deakin University, Australia students have an option to transfer in the third year of the coveted 4-Year Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) Degree in Australia at Deakin University.
B.E. in Mechatronics Engineering In Academic Mentorship with Deakin University, Australia (Starts from Academic Year 2021)
In 4-Year B.E. in Mechatronics Engineering at Chitkara University in India with an Academic Mentorship from Deakin University, Australia students have an option to transfer in the third year of the coveted 4-Year Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) Degree in Australia at Deakin University.
Bachelor of Commerce
In Academic Mentorship with University of Windsor, Canada (Academic Year 2021 Intake)
In B.Com at Chitkara University in India with an Academic Mentorship from the University of Windsor, Canada students have an option to transfer in the third year of the most coveted 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration) in Canada at the University of Windsor.
Bachelor in Culinary Management
In Academic Mentorship with George Brown College, Canada (Starts from Academic Year 2021)
In 3-Year Bachelor in Culinary Management at Chitkara University in India with an Academic Mentorship from George Brown College, Canada students have an option to transfer in the third year of the most coveted and only 4-Year Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Culinary Management in Canada at George Brown College.
Facilities at Chitkara University
Chitkara University recognises that world class campus infrastructure is an integral part of the institutional, organisational and service mission of the institution. Our campus is designed to enhance teaching-learning processes and we ensure that it becomes a second home for Chitkarians.
- Our University campus provides comfortable hostel facilities separately for boys and girls. Solar water heaters, water coolers and water purifiers are provided in all the hostels. All rooms in the hostels have Internet connections. The pollution-free environment adds to the healthy living conditions on the campus.
- The food court at Chitkara University serves all delicacies keeping in mind the health quotient. Students take delight in holding academic discussions and informal get to-gethers in its comfortable and hospitable ambience
- WI- FI ACCESS
- The entire University campus including Academic Blocks and library are fully Wi-Fi promoting anywhere everywhere learning. Chitkara University has one of the most technologically advanced University campuses in the country and is inter-connected which brings the network to every desk, with a second layer of Wireless Networking enabling connections anywhere.
- CAMPUS ERP
- Chitkara University provides the most advanced online Student Information System for complete transparency and hassle free campus management.
- MEDICAL CENTRE
- Our 24 hours medical centre has been setup to provide quality primary health care and health-related education, counseling and outreach in support of optimal health and well being.
- TRANSPORT FACILITY
- Transport facility is provided to students from their residence to the institute and back. For this University has its own fleet of new buses which ply on pre-decided routes from Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Manimajra, Zirakpur, Pinjore and Kalka.
- For the benefit of students and staff members, an extension counter and 24 hour ATM of UCO Bank will be provided on the University Campus.
- STUDENT SERVICES
- Chitkara University offers Student Services that complement the university experience and promote links with broader community. These include Counselling & Psychological Services.
- FACILITY FOR E-CONTENT
- SPORTS FACILITIES
- Playgrounds for basketball, Volleyball, badminton and tennis will be available in the campus. Indoor games facilities have also been created which include table tennis and other board games. A full- fledged gymnasium facility is planned and likely to come up shortly.