Chitkara University, [CU] Patiala

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Chitkara University, Chandigarh Overview

Chitkara University Latest Updates

  • June 10, 2022: Chitkara University has released the application forms for its UG and PG courses for the session 2022-23. 

Chitkara university was established in the year 2010 and it offers multiple courses across different streams of education, including engineering, business and accounting, hospitality and hotel management, computer application programs, maritime studies, design, planning & architecture, health and pharmaceutical sciences etc. These courses are offered under undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes. The private university has modern infrastructure to facilitate seamless learning to their students, and is recognized as one of the best universities in North India. It has also collaborated with multiple universities overseas for carrying out different educational programmes in order to benefit students through helping them gain international exposure. The university is also recognized by notable bodies like UGC, NCTE, NIC, IIC, and is affiliated with NCHMCT.

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Chitkara University Highlights

Highlights such as facilities, courses offered, memberships, recognition etc. of Chitkara University, Patiala are are given below:

Chitkara University Highlights
Year of Establishment
Courses offered
B.E, B.Tech., BCA, BCA + MCA, MCA, B.Arch, BBA, B.Com, B.A, M.A, B.Sc, B.Optom, BPT, B.Pharm, D.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D, B.Ed, BFA, B.Des, M.Des, M.E, MBA, BBA+MBA, MPT, M.Optom, Ph.D, M.Tech., B.OT, M.Sc.
Infrastructure Facilities
Classroom, Auditorium, Laboratories, Computing facilities, Libraries, Cafeteria, Hostels, Medical facilities, Sportorium, Banks & ATMs, Transportation facilities
Member of
CU Address
Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway (NH-64)
Punjab - 140 401, India
Campus area
50 acres
Programmes offered
Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral

Why Choose Chitkara Unversity?

Chitkara University and institutes under it are ranked high by various notable bodies in their respective domains. The university campus, through its number of facilities and infrastructure supports and fuels holistic development of the students. Moreover, the courses offered under various sectors and specializations are all industry-oriented. Many of them are designed with the participation of corporate bodies well-known in their fields. This coupled with the faculties of global caliber ensure a competitive edge in favour of the students of Chitkara University.

Chitkara University Ranking

Despite being relatively new, Chitra University has secured the following ranks from Indian as well as global credible institutions:

  • Chitkara University has been ranked 16th in the list of Pharma Private Universities.
  • Chitkara University has been ranked 44th in Multidisciplinary Private University.
  • Chitkara University has been rated AAAA+ in Young Universities Ranking published by Careers360 Magazine.
  • Chitkara University has been ranked among the top 10 Indian universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) IMPACT Rankings -2021.
  • Chitkara University becomes the first university in India to have been awarded the coveted 'Platinum' rating by QS I-GAUGE.
  • Chitkara College of Pharmacy was ranked 19th in the IIRF Rankings 2021 of the best pharmaceutical colleges in India.
  • Chitkara University has been listed in 'Tech-100 Higher Education Institutes of India' by APAC News Network.
  • Chitkara Business School was ranked in the Top 50 B-Schools of India and Top 20 B-Schools in North India by the Times B School Ranking.
  • Chitkara University has been ranked amongst Top list of Top Private and To be Deemed University Ranking 2021 with the highest rating of AAAAA.
  • Business Standard in its B-School Ranking 2020 ranked Chitkara Business School among Top-50 B-Schools in A4 Band Category.

Chitkara University Courses

CU offers courses at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels in different professional streams. Below given are the stream-wise courses and their specializations offered at Chitkara University.

Chitkara University Engineering courses

Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Mechanical, Civil, Mechatronics, Information Technology, Software, Mechatronics
Automotive, Computer Science
Computer Science, Mechanical, Electronics and Communication

Chitkara University Applied Engineering Courses

Electrical, Mechanical, Civil

Chitkara University Business and Accounting Courses

Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Human Resource & Operations Management, FINTech, Business Analytics, Event, Media & Entertainment Corporate Communication, Digital Marketing, 
B. Com. (Hons.)
Business Analytics, Banking and Finance, International Finance and Accounting (IFA), Strategic Finance, Applied Finance (KCAP), Capital Markets Practice
B. A. (Hons.)
Marketing, Finance & Banking, Healthcare, Public Health (MPH), Supply Chain & Logistics, Business Analytics, Human Resource Management, Event, Media & Entertainment, Sales & Retail Marketing, Pharmaceutical Management, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Insurance & Financial Planning
Integrated MBA
Marketing, Finance & Banking, Supply Chain Management, Rural, Healthcare, Business Analytics
Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Information Science and Technology, Business Sustainability, Corporate Strategy And Policy

Chitkara University Hospitality and Hotel Management Courses

Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts with Specialisation in Bakery and Pastry Art Management, Hospitality Administration, 
Hotel Management, Travel and Tourism, Airlines and Cruise Line Management, Culinary Management, Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurship, Event Management

Chitkara University Design Courses

Painting & Sculpture
Product Design, Animation, Game Design, Visual Communication, User Experience (UX/UI), Fashion Design
User Experience (UX/UI)
Fine Arts

Chitkara University Planning and Architecture Courses

Interior Design
Interior Design
Architecture, Urban Design and Development

Chitkara University Journalism and Mass Communication Courses

Journalism and Mass Communication
Journalism and Mass Communication
Media Studies

Chitkara University Allied Health Sciences & Healthcare Courses

Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT), Medical & Radiology Imaging Technology, Dialysis Therapy Technology, Operation Theater Technology 
Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Histopathology, Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology (MRIT)
Neurology, Sports, Cardiology, Orthopedics
Allied Health Sciences, Optometry, Physiotherapy, Public Health, Health & Society, Clinical Research, Health Promotion and Health Communication, Social Medicine & Community Health, Life Sciences (Biochemistry and Microbiology)

Chitkara University Pharmaceutical Sciences Courses

Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutics, A. Pharmacology and Toxicology and B. Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, Pharmacognosy and Natural Products, Medicinal Chemistry

Chitkara University Eligibility Criteria

Chitkara University has different eligibility criteria for students based on the course they are willing to take. These criteria must be duly fulfilled in order to further proceed with the admission process. Course-wise eligibility criteria are as mentioned below.

Chitkara University BE Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII with a minimum aggregate of 60% or secures 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Class XII

Chitkara University BBA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII with a minimum aggregate of 50% in Class XII.

Chitkara University B.Com. (Hons.) Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII with a minimum aggregate of 50%.

Chitkara University B.A. (Hons.) Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII with a minimum aggregate of 50%.

Chitkara University B.Tech. Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII with a minimum aggregate of 50% or secured 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Class XII.

Chitkara University M.Tech. Eligibility

  • Candidates must have at least 60% score in Class X and XII
  • Candidates must have at least 55% score in B.Tech / MCA (for Computer Science)
  • Candidates must clear online coding test followed by personal interview (for Computer Science)
  • Candidates must have completed B.E/ B.Tech/ AMIE in Mech/ Auto/ Prod/ Manufacturing/ Mechatronics (for Automotive)

Chitkara University MBA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed or in the final year of Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks in any stream from a recognized university.

Chitkara University B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Management Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII.

Chitkara University BCA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII with a minimum aggregate of 50%.

Chitkara University MCA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed Graduation in BCA / B. Sc.-IT / B.Sc. Computer Science with a minimum aggregate of 55% and should have passed in Mathematics as a compulsory subject in Class XII/Graduation.

Chitkara University B.Des Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII (any stream) or Equivalent.
  • Candidates must have valid CUDAT and UCEED scores to undergo Personal Interview Counselling.

Chitkara University B.Arch. Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 with PCM/10+3 Diploma with Maths.
  • Candidates must have a valid NATA score or JEE Paper 2 score.

Chitkara University M.Des Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed graduation with a minimum of 50%.

Chitkara University Ph.D Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed master’s Degree of any recognized University/other qualification in a relevant discipline with minimum 55%.
  • Candidates must qualify in the Entrance Examination conducted by the University at the national level on the pattern of UGC followed by interview.

Chitkara University BA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed XII.

Chitkara University MA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed graduation.

Chitkara University Admission

For admissions in institutions under Chitkara University, forms are invited via the university website. The students need to fulfil their eligibility criteria and appear for the required entrance exams before applying for admission in the course they are interested in. After applying, the course-specific admission process and counselling will continue for the shortlisted candidates.

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Chitkara University Results

All the students studying in the colleges affiliated to Chitkara University can check their results from the official website of the university, After the semester exams, when the results are available, a separate "Results" tab is made available on the website, and the students can enter their relevant details to fetch the results. The students are advised to download/save or take a print of the result for future use.

Chitkara University Cut off

The cut off for different courses offered by various institutions under Chitkara University are dependent upon the entrance exams taken by students, further admission procedure, student category, field of course and many more aspects.

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Chitkara University Campus

Campus of Chitkara University is located 30 km away from Chandigarh and is a place not only for academics but also for students’ holistic development, and is a home for various cultural, athletic, social and academic activities carried out by various student clubs and communities, and taking place throughout the year.

Chitkara University Infrastructure

In order to ensure best learning experience as well as the well-being and holistic development for the students, following are the prominent facilities available at Chitkara University.


  • The classrooms at Chitkara University provide the most conducive atmosphere and focused discussion.
  • They are spacious and in amphitheater-style with integrated audio-visual teaching aids for lectures.


  • It has a state of the art conference hall with a seating capacity as a common ground for students, faculty, and business personalities.
  • For smaller events, there is a separate seminar hall with advanced presentation tools in it.


  • The University laboratories are provided with high tech equipment with calibrations with ISO 9001-2000 certification.
  • It has also established a project lab with ultra-modern facilities.


  • The libraries have reading halls, periodical centres, group discussion rooms and online database browsing areas and offer a wide range of materials for the students to research, explore, and create, housing a collection of more than 57,800 including books, journals, micro-films etc.


  • The cafeteria provides healthy and nutritious food to ensure a well-balanced diet.

Computer Facilities:

  • All the Chitkara University campuses are interconnected with a highly secured virtual private network, where the computers are connected to high-speed broadband connections.

Medical Facilities:

  • Chitkara University has made tie-ups with renowned hospitals to take care of any emergency.

Banks and ATMs:

  • The University campus has a branch of Punjab National Bank and UCO Bank that offers banking services, ATMs, and other facilities.

Transport Facilities

  • Safe and secure transport facilities for faculties, staff and students are available from different cities.

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Chitkara University Hostel details

  • Chitkara University has separate hostels for boys and girls, with wardens and security arrangements.
  • Internet access and telephone facilities with Subscriber Trunk Dialling (STD) are also available for students to stay connected with their family and friends.
  • Common rooms have recreational facilities like TV, indoor games and more.

Chitkara University Placements

Chitkara University placement cell has a path-breaking recruitment record for graduates from different sectors. The University has a training and placement cell providing career counseling to the students on completion of their courses. Chitkara University placement cell also conducts various placement-specific activities like workshops, interviews, presentations, and many more for the students to prepare them to face future challenges in the corporate world.

Below are some of the prominent campus recruiters:

Hindustan Lever Ltd.
Citi Bank
Texas Instruments
Tech Mahindra
Reliance Industries
TATA Motors
Asian Paints
Gemini Solutions

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Chitkara University Collaborations

Chitkara University International Memberships

  • Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP), USA
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, India
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Londo, U.K.

Chitkara University International Tie-ups

Below are the course-specific collaborations made with international institutions and universities by Chitkara University for enhancing the global perspective and to widen the opportunities at hand for its students.

  • Healthcare certification programmes from Bow Valley College, Calgary, Canada
  • Transfer option to Deakin University, Australia after 2 years of B.E. in Software Engineering at Chitkara University.
  • Transfer option to Deakin University, Australia after 2 years of B.E. in Mechatronics Engineering at Chitkara University.
  • Transfer option to University of Windsor, Canada after 2 years of B.Com. at Chitkara University.
  • Transfer option to George Brown College, Canada after 2 years of Bachelors in Culinary Management at Chitkara University.

Chitkara University International Tie-ups

Fortis Healthcare
NXP Semiconductors

Chitkara University Alumni

The “Chitkara Alumni Network” or “CAN” includes hundreds of professionals honed by the university. The alumni meet multiple times every year and the details of the meets are recorded under “Chitkara Alumni Association Network Chapters” on the university website.

Chitkara University, Chandigarh Highlights

Institution Type Private

Chitkara University, Chandigarh Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
80 MBA
144 Engineering
40 Engineering
74 Engineering
22 Architecture
41 University
20 Pharmacy

Exams Accepted by Chitkara University, Chandigarh


Exam Date: Nov 27, 2022


What are the programs offered at Chitkara University?

Chitkara University offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs

Where is Chitkara University located?

Chandigarh University is located in National Highway [NH-64], Punjab, India - 140 401

When was Chitkara University Established?

Chitkara University was established in 2010.

Chitkara University, Chandigarh Reviews

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Manyajain | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2022

Reviewed on Aug 05, 2022

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Placements & Internships

I haven't done any internship yet since I just passed my 12th examination.

Average package offered during placement is 3 LPA. The highest package, however, went up to 1.21cr. (Per year).

Almost 98% of the candidates get placed with reputed companies.

Fees and Scholarship

Tuition fee is Rs. 82,000 per year.

No scholarship options are available to students.

Yes, loan is needed but it is not easily available.

Rahul | Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Hospitality and Hotel Administration), batch of 2017

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

  • 4.8
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 5
Placements & Internships

I have done internship in shangrilla Muscat where they gave me 62 Omani rial which is 12 thousand rupees in Indian currency. And there are lots of opportunities for the students and there are so many courses in this university.

Fees and Scholarship

Chitkara University, [CU] Patiala Fees is 50000 inr per semester and there are 6 semesters, there are no scholarships because this is private university.

Ck | Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2017

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

  • 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Placements & Internships

Great experience working with during my internship. My role in an organization marketing executive I learn a lot from that job. They hire me for INR 3.25 lakh P.A and 5 % or our batch place in A college’s career services or alumni affairs office may also hold events for members of the network so graduates can network in person. They organize socials, send out newsletters, do fundraising, and create a window of opportunity for networking and business relationships.

Fees and Scholarship

The course fee for Master of Business Administration [MBA] is INR 250,000 per annum. There is no scholarships.

Arash | Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Hospitality and Hotel Administration), batch of 2019

Reviewed on Jun 08, 2018

  • 4.7
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
Placements & Internships

I have done my industrial training from Shangri bar al jissah resort and spa which is situated in Oman (Muscat). It was a wonderful experience for me. I got this opportunity from my college itself and it gives us a wide range of companies for our job placements both international as well as within the country on which depending on our skills we get paid.

Fees and Scholarship

Fees will depend on the year which we are applying in and talking about scholarship chitkara university provides scholarships, rest knowledge about the scholarship could be provided from college.

Chirag | Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Jun 04, 2018

  • 4.1
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
Placements & Internships

The good faculty is one of the best things. There are good internship programs. Higher salaries than other.

Fees and Scholarship

No loan needed . You can afford it as its in the budget and good placement options.

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