Chitkara University, Punjab

Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway (NH- 64), Rajpura, Punjab, India -140401


The Chitkara University (CU) was established in the year 2010. The university was set up by the Punjab State Legislature under the Chitkara University Act. The red colour in the logo of Chitkara reflects, “Explore Our Potential”. The university was set up with the vision to expand the realms of education through innovation. 

The university is recognized by UGC and has received course approvals from the respective authorities. By promoting academic excellence through interdisciplinary and applied research, the university aims to achieve global recognition. As a result of this student-centric approach, Chitkara University is renowned as one of the best private universities in the North India region.

The faculty at CU are very experienced and are among the best in the country. The faculties and staff from Chitkara University involved in the University's work embrace a set of core values of the university. Students learn in spacious, amphitheater-style classrooms that are equipped with modern info and communication technology (ICT) equipment and do lab work in a modern, well-equipped lab. 

In association with companies, the university tries to prepare students for a better future. Furthermore, a number of student clubs and societies have been established on campus to help students take part in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Course Highlight 

  • Through a variety of projects and company-sponsored research, students gain hands-on experience.
  • Several opportunities for growth are provided to students through project-based learning, including graduation projects, industrial training, and live projects.
  • Students are able to think outside the box with the right faculty, guest speakers, orators, and case studies at the university. In this way, their potential and understanding of the course are further developed.
  • Students at the institute are provided with unique workshops, studios, and laboratories where they can get hands-on experience.  

Admission Process 

The admission procedure under any course of interest offered by Chitkara University proceeds via the follow up of the prescribed set of steps. Starting with the filling of the application form within the scheduled dates. Accordingly, the candidate should appear for a counselling session on given dates, subject to unavailability on the date, the application will be declined. 

Via counselling, the candidates are guided to choose the course and then a form of preference of courses is filled by them. After this, the candidate needs to sit for the specified entrance exam for the specified course. Based on the merit list prepared, the students are allotted seats in their desired courses. 

Results and Cut off

It is only upon meeting the required eligibility requirements that students will be able to apply for any desired course under Chitkara University. In order to be eligible, a student must fulfil the following requirements:

  • It is essential for the candidate to have a minimum aggregate of 60% in any discipline of study.
  • For bachelors: The candidate must possess a valid specified exam scorecard
  • For masters: The candidate must have cleared the graduation degree with a minimum of 50% marks

When the above requirements are fulfilled, the candidate becomes eligible. Following a seat in the desired stream course is offered to the candidate, subject to availability. 


Chitkara University prepares its students for the best placement options. It is the ultimate aim of the university to provide a strategic platform. This platform works for synergizing and facilitating interaction between academia and industry. The goal of the platform is to provide students with more exposure to the industry and promote healthy growth. The University also offers students many opportunities by providing them with internships and placements within the building. Some of the top companies from around the world perform on-campus placement drives at Chitkara University thanks to its brilliant placement cell and the very capable students that this university produces every year.

Alumni Network 

All the passed-out batches of the university stay connected with each other and the university via their Alumni community. In association with the university, they organize various events throughout the year. Via these efforts, they try to stay in contact with their alma mater and juniors. All the alumni of the university are well-established in their fields. With time they have brought glory to the university. Besides, have reflected the rich culture and experience they have gained from the university. Some of the top alumni from this university are as follows:

  • Amandeep Singh Sidhu (Amazon)
  • Prashant Arora (IRS Officer Govt. of India)
  • Prateek Garg (Morgan Stanley)
  • Sahil Jassal (Infosys)

These are some of the top alumni from CU that are currently placed successfully all around the world. These students still actively engage with present students and help them get the industry insight that is required to be successful in their careers.

Campus Facilities

The Chitkara University is situated outside the main city in a green environment surrounded by lush vegetation. The university campus is 50 acres in size. The whole campus is high-speed Wi-Fi enabled with a canteen facility supported by rich infrastructure. A special sportorium is present at the campus to promote sports and physique among students. To promote proper learning the university provides the students with a fully stocked library and accessible labs. All the available facilities contribute to the promotion of healthy discussions among students as well as good physical health. The university provides hostels for facilitating the security and healthy learning and development of the students. The hostels of the university are well-furnished and secured, positioned within the campus. Several extracurricular activities are offered in the course structure to promote and facilitate the holistic development of the students. Participation in these activities helps to nurture and polish the skills of the students and allows them to reach their full potential.


UG Programs

  • B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Electronics & Comm. Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Electrical Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Civil Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Mechatronics Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Automobile Engineering) with ARAI
  • B.Tech (Software Engineering) with Deakin University
  • B.Tech (Mechatronics Engineering) with Deakin University
  • BCA
  • BCA + MCA
  • BBA + MBA (IPM)
  • BBA Professional
  • BBA (FinTech)
  • BBA (Business Analytics) with EY
  • BBA (Digital Marketing)
  • BBA (Insurance & Financial Planning)
  • B.Com (Hons)
  • B.A (Hons) Economics with Data Science
  • BBA (Retail Operations)
  • BBA (Supply Chain & Logistics)
  • B.Com with University of Windsor
  • BBA with TRENT University, Canada
  • BFA
  • B.Des (Animation)
  • B.Des (Communication Design)
  • B.Des (User Experience)
  • B.Des (Fashion Design)
  • B.A (Journalism)
  • B.Sc (Medical Laboratory Science)
  • B.Sc (Medical Radiology and Imaging)
  • B.Sc (Dialysis Therapy Technology)
  • B.Sc (Operation Theatre Technology)
  • B.Sc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • BPT
  • B.E (Electrical Engineering) Lateral Entry
  • B.E (Civil Engineering) Lateral Entry
  • B.E (Mechanical Engineering) Lateral Entry
  • B.E (Mechatronics Engineering) Lateral Entry
  • B.Sc (Culinary Arts)
  • B.Sc (Culinary Arts) with Specialisation in Bakery & Pastry Art Management
  • B.Sc (Hospitality Administration Culinary Management) with George Brown College
  • B.Arch
  • B.Des (Interior Design)
  • B.Pharma
  • Pharm.D.
  • B.Sc (Nursing Basic)
  • Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing)
  • B.Sc (Nautical Science)
  • B.A (Hons) Applied Psychology
  • B.Sc (Clinical Psychology)
  • B.A
  • B.Sc
  • B.Opto
  • B.Ed

PG Programs

  • MBA (Marketing/ Finance & Banking/ Healthcare/ Health/ IT/ Supply Chain & Logistics/ Business Analytics/ Human Resource Management)
  • Masters in Public Health
  • MBA (Sales & Retail Marketing/ Pharmaceutical Management/ Banking & Financial Services/ Financial Services & Financial Planning)
  • M.Sc (Economics)
  • M.Pharma (Pharmaceutics / Pharmacology / Clinical Research / Drug Regulatory Affairs)
  • Pharm.D (Post Baccalureate)
  • M.Sc (Pharmacovigilance) with Parexel
  • M.Optometry
  • M.Sc (Nursing)
  • M.Sc (Medical Radiology and Imaging)
  • M.Sc (Operation Theatre Technology)
  • M.Sc (Medical Laboratory Science)
  • M.Tech (CSE) Full Stack with Virtusa
  • M.Tech (Automobile Engineering) with ARAI
  • MCA (Lateral Entry)
  • MPT
  • M.Ed
  • M.A (Applied Psychology)
  • M.Sc (Clinical Psychology)
  • M.Des (User Experience) (UX/UI)
  • MFA
  • M.Des (Interior Design)
  • M.Plan (Urban Planning)
  • M.A (Journalism)

Doctoral Programs

  • Ph.D (Business Management)
  • Ph.D (Engineering & Technology)
  • Ph.D (Architecture, Urban Design & Development)
  • Ph.D (Applied Sciences)
  • Ph.D (Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Ph.D (Health Sciences)
  • Ph.D (Nursing)
  • Ph.D (Education)
  • Ph.D (Media Studies)
  • Ph.D (Art & Design)

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