“With school-like rules and uniforms, academics come first at Chitkara University, with an impressive set of faculties and an even more impressive placement opportunities. It is the best option for students who attained low marks in competitive exams.”
Established in 2010, Chitkara University has managed to impart quality education with promising career opportunities for its students in the past decade. The university is a good option for those who scored less marks in the competitive examinations than required for the national institutes.
The university offers a myriad of programs in different fields, such as Business and Management, Engineering and Technology, Planning and Architecture, Health Sciences, and Art and Design.
The common negative response from the students about the university is that it has a very strict environment, with compulsory attendance requirements and dress code or uniforms for all. According to them, the students who wish to have the liberty to enjoy their college life must think twice before joining the university.
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The university has several institutions under its umbrella that offer undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate-level programs in various fields. The major institutions under Chitkara University are as follows.
The university is well-known for its wide range of programs offered at different levels, led by highly educated faculty enabled by impressive facilities and sources. The fields of the programs provided by Chitkara University schools and colleges are below.
The university offers undergraduate programs in a variety of fields. The undergraduate courses available at the university range from 4-year Bachelor of Engineering (BE) programs to Foundation programs.
The university has a well-established reputation for its research facilities. The faculties at the university are helpful for those students who wish to pursue their higher studies in their preferred departments. The university offers Ph.D. programs in an array of specializations in each discipline.
Apart from the regular UG, PG and PhD programs in the university, students are offered a chance to pursue their education with a globally recognised curriculum in universities located in Canada and Australia. Students can pursue their courses from any part of the world and have the chance to transfer to the international partner of the university with 100% transfer credit.
The programs included in the Global Education scheme and the partnering universities that provide academic mentorship are listed below.
Other facilities included in the Centre for Global Education of the university include the following:
For a budding institution, the university has a decent set of faculties for each department who are educated in their fields. Students can approach their professors at any point in time with doubts or other assistance related to their curriculum. Only some of the teachers are M.Tech holders from private universities, with less experience than others.
However, the reputed departments, like the Computer Science Engineering faculty coordinator, have managed to introduce a variety of events and workshops to enhance the academic knowledge of the students. Overall, as per various students' reviews on online search portals, the faculties of the university are average in terms of their education and experience, yet friendly and approachable to students.
One of the best features of the university is its modern infrastructure with state-of-the-art facilities. As it is for most private universities, Chitkara University also has all the required facilities, like well-equipped laboratories, hostels for students, sports facilities, a cafeteria and other amenities. Since the university was established just a few years ago, the infrastructure is well-maintained and has managed to impress all the students.
The university has stood by its words of providing global-level education through international infrastructure and facilities. It is one of the best private universities in North India in terms of its campus.
The classrooms of Chitkara University are built like amphitheatres so that they create an atmosphere for learning through interaction and discussions. These are smart classrooms with the equipment for audio-visual presentations and lectures. Several workshops and seminars are also conducted in these classrooms.
The libraries of the university are huge, with spaces for reading, group discussions, and periodical centres. These libraries consist of a wide range of materials for the students to explore, from traditional books to online content, like films and other multimedia.
The university infrastructure includes highly advanced laboratories, which consist of ISO-certified equipment with several workstations and software to enhance the practical learning experience of the students. The laboratories consist of several academic facilities for each department to ensure the students all the requirements for their courses.
The campus has several interconnected computing facilities, which have high-speed internet broadband connections. Students can access these personal computers for research and other academic purposes.
In addition to this, laptops are provided to several students in different programs to make it easy for them to access online sources at all times. These computers have the latest software installed for high functionality.
Students who belong to other states are offered accommodation on the campus itself. Students have given positive feedback about the facilities available in the university hostels. The university has ensured the safety and security of students by providing helpful wardens and security services.
They have provided internet connection and STD facilities for students, with fully equipped recreational facilities and indoor games. Students can also avail PG nearby the university at reasonable rates. These PGs have all the basic amenities and for some food facilities are also provided.
Like other private universities, Chitkara University also has an impressive infrastructure with all the required amenities available on the campus itself. Overall the campus and hostel is safe and secured for the students and staffs. Students can be carefree and enjoy their prime years at the college.
Chitkara University does not charges expensive fees from its students. If compared, the fees are reasonable with the infrastructure and facilities it provides. The tuition fees for B.Tech programs range from INR 4,96,000 to INR 6,65,739, based on the specialzations. For B.Arch programs, the fees is around INR 8,10,000.
The average tuition fees for master's programs, such as M.Ed, M.Tech and MBA programs are around INR 1,60,000, INR 3,00,000 and INR 4,93,571, respectively.
Chitkara University admits students from diverse backgrounds. To be inclusive, the university also provides scholarships to its students. However, official figures seems to be amiss. From time to time, Chitkara University organises cultural and sports events. It also hosts EDM nights, competitions, etc. as part of its annual college festivals.
The university has a good placement culture, from helping students acquire internships at big companies to assisting them in performing well for the placement drive and bagging high-package jobs at big MNCs. The university is said to have a reputation for providing placement to 100% of its students.
Overall, the university has good placement opportunities, helping qualified students to get placement opportunities in their specific fields. Students must note that their academic performance plays an important role in the placement process. They must have the skills and talents required by the companies to be offered jobs.
On the whole, the university has a good reputation among the past and current students. Yet, certain drawbacks will be rectified eventually, considering the university is relatively new. Students have noted that the academic programs, apart from the traditional degree courses, are highly beneficial, which makes a great addition to their resumes. It cannot be considered to be the first option, but for students who obtained low marks in exams like JEE Main, this university is a good option.
The general pros and cons of studying at Chitkara University are as follows.
A plethora of courses and disciplines to choose from
Highly strict with school-like disciplinary rules and dress code or uniform system
Advanced infrastructure with skilled faculty
Mandatory maintenance of 75% attendance, without which students are detained
Elegant campus with high functioning labs and other facilities
Parents receive messages once the students leave or enter the campus
Impressive hostel facilities with great food
Strict wardens with very strict rules
Events and fests for co-curricular activities
Students are burdened with academics, which leads to stress
As a private institution, the university has its positives as well as negatives. Certain students were not happy with the kind of experience they had academic-wise. But, most of the graduated students were delighted with their choice.
As with all private universities, Chitkara University is a good option for students who wish to pursue their education by focusing only on their academic career. The university has good placement opportunities, with several reputed companies participating in the placement drive and offering high annual salary packages.
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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
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.
Placements & Internships : The good faculty is one of the best things. There are good internship programs. Higher salaries than other.
Fees & Scholarships : No loan needed . You can afford it as its in the budget and good placement options.
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 f
Placements & Internships : The intership happens in the sixth semester. The companies like infosys, orange and many others came there. The average salary is like INR 1.5lakhs - 2 lakhs per annumm.
Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility is of 60% and the criteria ar