Chitkara Business School, Rajpura-Patiala

Chandigarh, National Highway 64, Tehsil, Rajpura, Punjab, India - 140401


Located in Punjab, Chitkara University was founded by the Punjab State Legislature under “The Chitkara University Act” in 2010 by Dr. Ashok K Chitkara and Madhu Chitkara in 1998. 

It offers various Under-graduatepost-graduate, and doctoral courses which are approved by the Council of Architecture (COA), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI),  National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Indian Nursing Council (INC), and National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT).

Chitkara Business school has been a part of Chitkara university since 2011 and it provides various management-related courses.

Courses Offered 

The university offers several management courses and the eligibility criteria for those courses are mentioned below. Candidates, before applying should properly check the eligibility criteria of the course.


Candidates must have passed class XII with a minimum of 65% marks in any stream and a minimum of 65% marks in English.

A personal interview with the Academic team is mandatory.

Bachelor of Business Administration is a comprehensive full-time course of 3 years with specialization in Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare Management, Logistics, and Supply chain Management, and HR and Operations Management.

Candidate should have completed Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks in any stream from a recognized university. 

Admission would be done on the basis of ranking in CAT/MAT/ NMAT/XAT/CMAT or Chitkara University Test followed by group discussions and Personal Interviews.

Master in Business The administration is a full-time 2-year course with specialization in Business and Sales and Marketing.
5 Year Integrated MBA Programme

Candidates should have passed Class XII with a minimum of 50% in any stream/ board.

A Personal Interview is mandatory.

Integrated Programmes in Management is a 5-year course with 10 semesters. The first two years build a foundation in Business Administration and Commerce and the last two years focus on Management.
Doctoral Program in Business ManagementCandidate must have 3 years of experience in a managerial position;Different from traditional Ph.D., in this research program, scholars can research on any topic directly relevant to their businesses/organizations.

Courses Highlight

● The Chitkara Business School designs its courses depending on current business requirements and industrial scenarios, wherein they equip their students with the qualitative and quantitative knowledge required on different scenarios of the business environment.

● You will learn from award-winning professionals and the industry’s top employers through field trips, internships, and practical assignments.

● It teaches the concept of competitiveness, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and decision-making, which would help you create transformative change in business.

● The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program offers workshops so that students can gain resources to launch their startups.

Application Process

The application form needs to be downloaded from the official website and after filing needs to be submitted in the enclosed self-addressed envelope. 

The following documents must be attached with the application form and incomplete or incorrect application forms will not be considered.

● Marksheet and certificate of Class X and XII

● Graduation certificate and mark sheet(only in case of PG courses)

● Rank card of qualifying examination or admit card if the result is not declared.

● Migration Certificate from the last attended school/university

● Character certificate in the specified format.

● Medical fitness certificate in the specified format.

● Aadhaar card

● Reservation Certificate, if applicable

● Affidavit signed by Registrar/Magistrate in case there is any gap in education

● Two passport size photographs with name and date of birth written on the back need to be attached.

Two photostat copies along with the documents need to be carried at the date of the counseling.

Results and Cut-offs

There is no such cut-off for CAT/ CAT/MAT/ NMAT/XAT/CMAT for getting admission into MBA but your admission depends on the merit list and ranking decided by the University on the rank in the entrance exam, group discussion, and personal interview.

However, for Ph.D. courses admission will be given on the basis of marks scored in the university entrance exam followed by a personal interview.

The cut-off is decided based on reservation and the availability of seats.


In undergraduate courses, 98% are placed within the 5th semester in top companies with 72% of them getting higher than average salary. 400+ top companies hire students from the Chitkara business school.

There are various Banking, Insurance, E-commerce, and NBFC companies that participate in on-campus recruitments at Chitkara University.

200+ bluechip companies like Google. Microsoft, Amazon, Infosys hire graduates from the Chitkara Business Schools.

Campus Facilities

The infrastructure of the Chitkara Business School is one of the best, making the learning experience of students very convenient. It facilitates the overall development of the student and the facilities provided are top-class.

The amphitheater-sized classrooms are equipped with audio-visual teaching aids for lectures, presentations, etc.

The laboratories are fully equipped with the latest machines to meet all the academic requirements of the students.

The entire campus is connected through a highly secure virtual private network where you can also connect your personal computers through broadband.

The library is spacious with separate rooms for reading and group discussions.

Books on all subjects and topics are available which also include encyclopedias, dictionaries, and journals.

The university also has separate stay arrangements for boys and girls. It also has a cafeteria, Banks and ATMs, sanatorium, and provides transportation for students. It has also arranged for medical facilities for students so that they can get whatever help they need at the time of emergency.

Alumni Network

The Alumni network of Chitkara University consists of more than 20,000 members and was established in 2002. The Alumni network is spread across India, Europe, North America, and Australia. All of them are closely tied with each other and help in the benefit of its members.

The Chitkara Association Alumni Network consists of students, faculty, and staff and works toward the development of the institution.

Students are paired with alumni under the Chitkara mentorship program, where mentors guide them through their journey by providing insights based on experience.


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