Chitkara University

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Chitkara University, Punjab
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Chitkara University
Motto Explore Your Potential
Type Private
Established 2010
Affiliation UGC, COA, PCI, NCTE, INC
Vice-Chancellor Dr Madhu Chitkara
Location Rajpura, Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway (NH-64)-140 401, Punjab, Punjab, India
Campus Super-Urban area
Colours Red and White
Website www.chitkara.edu.in
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Chitkara University, Punjab is an University Grants Commission (India) recognized Private University in India with its campus in Punjab. The University offers Undergraduate programs, Post-Graduate Program and Doctoral programs in various fields like Engineering, Management, Pharmacy and other courses in Health sciences, Nursing etc.[1]

History[edit]

Museum, Chitkara University
Dr. Ashok Chitkara

Chitkara University was founded by the Punjab State Legislature under "The Chitkara University Act" in 2010.[2] The University comes under the Establishment of Chitkara Educational Trust[3] based in Chandigarh and founded by Dr Ashok K Chitkara and Dr Madhu Chitkara in the year 1998.[4]

Affiliations[edit]

Chitkara University and its constituent institutions are recognized by University Grants Commission (India).[5][6] The University is affiliated to following Institutions:

Campus[edit]

Chitkara University - Punjab[edit]

Chitkara Campus Punjab, Chitkara University

Chitkara Educational Trust Established the Punjab Campus in the year 2002 with initiation of Chitkara Institute of Engineering and Technology (CIET). The campus is spread over 50 acres located 30 kilometers from Chandigarh. In year 2010, Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under "The Chitkara University Act". Chitkara University has right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956[14]

University Rankings[edit]

Chitkara University Colleges has been ranked in the top 50 colleges among the universities in India.

  • According to a survey conducted by Dataquest India,[15] the Chitkara Institute of Engineering and Technology was ranked 17th among the Top 50 Engineering Institutes in the country.
  • In a Nationwide B-school survey done by C-fore in association with Businessworld,[16] the Chitkara Business School topped the rankings for the third year running and was Ranked 38th among the top B-Schools in India.
  • In 2016, Chitkara College of Pharmacy was ranked 17th among Top 500 Pharmacy Institutions in India.[17]

Academic Programmes[edit]

The Following is the list of academic programs offered by Chitkara University.

List of Courses offered by Chitkara University
Undergraduate Programs
Engineering & Technology [18]
4-Year Civil Engineering
4-Year Computer Science Engineering
4-Year Electronics & Communication Engineering(ECE)
4-Year Electronics & Computer Science Engineering
4-Year Electrical Engineering
4-Year Mechanical Engineering
4-Year Automotive Engineering
Information Technology [19]
3 years BCA
5 years (3yr study + 2yr job) - Integrated BCA-MCA
Hospitality & Hotel Management [20]
3-Year B.Sc Hotel Administration
Business & Accounting [21]
3-Year Bachelor of Business Administration
3-Year Bachelor of Commerce
3-Year BBA in Sales and Retail Marketing
Health Sciences [22]
3-Year B.Sc (Allied Healthcare)
4-Year B.Sc Nursing
4-Year B.Sc. Optometry
3-Year B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology
3-Year B.Sc Medical Imaging Technology
3-Year B.Sc Operation Theater Techniques
3-Year B.Sc Dialysis Therapy
4.5-Year B. Physiotherapy
Journalism & Mass Communication [23]
3-Year BA in JMC
Pharmaceutical Sciences [24]
4-Year B. Pharm.
6-Year D. Pharm.
Planning and Architecture [25]
5-Year B. Arch.
Education [26]
1-Year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
2-Year Elementary Teacher Training (EET)
Postgraduate Programs
Business School [27]
2-Year MBA Marketing
2-Year MBA Finance & Banking
2-Year MBA Sales & Retail Marketing
2-Year MBA In Human Resource Management With ManpowerGroup
2-Year MBA In Logistics & Supply Chain Management In Collaboration with Safeducate
2-Year MBA Healthcare Management in collaboration with Fortis Healthcare
Information Technology [28]
2-Year Master of Computer Applications (MCA)Lateral
Journalism & Mass Communication [29]
2-Year Master in Journalism and Mass Communication
Pharmaceutical Sciences [30]
2-Year Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharma)
M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology)
M. Pharm (Pharmacology)
M. Pharm (Clinical Research and Clinical Pharmacology)
Health Sciences [31]
2-Year M. Physiotherapy
2-Year M. Optometry In Collaboration With Sankara Eyecare

International Affairs[edit]

Chitkara University has partnership[32] and tie-ups with education providers from countries like Australia, Brazil, Canada,[33]China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, U.S.A and U.K. In U.S.A Chitkara University has tie-ups with Central Michigan University, University of Florida,[34] Purdue University, San Diego State University,[35]University of Massachusetts, Lowell. In U.K. Chitkara has tie-up with Glasgow Caledonian University.[36] In Canada the university is associated with George Brown College, Concordia University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Vancouver Island University. In Germany Chitkara has tie-up with International Summer University of Germany[37] and Cologne Business School.[38] In Australia, the university has tie-ups with Deakin University, Edith Cowan University, Flinders University.[39]

Chitkara university has also Global Partnerships with Kyung Hee University, Korea University, Soongsil University etc..[40] The University has the following programs for students in association with the foreign universities:[41]

  • Semester Exchange Programs with many international Universities [42]
  • Articulation arrangements with International Universities [43]

Students Chapters and Societies on Campus[edit]

  • Association internationale des étudiants en sciences économiques et commerciales (AIESEC)[44]
  • Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers (IEEE)[45]
  • Association for Computing Machinery[46]
  • The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)[47]
  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI)[48]
  • Society of Automotive Engineers India (SAE INDIA)[49]
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)[50]
  • Computer Society of India (CSI)[51]
  • Bits & Bytes[52]
  • Elecrama
  • E-Buzz
  • C2S2
  • Mechstein
  • Matrix
  • Seagulls
  • Rotaract

Cultural, Technical & Sports Events[edit]

Following is the list of events that are part of the University’s Campus curriculum:

  • TEDxChitkaraUniversity [53]
  • Explore[54]
  • Praudyogikii[55]
  • Algorythm
  • Techelone[56]
  • Gameeks[57]
  • C-Champ
  • T-20 Cup
  • University Sports Meet
  • Quest ions[58]
  • Chitkara Mandi[59]
  • Annual Convocation[60]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jagranjosh.com/institutes-colleges/chitkara-university-courses-4207
  2. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/overview
  3. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/chitkara-educational-trust
  4. ^ "Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam visited University". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  5. ^ http://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/privateuni/Chitkara_Uni.pdf
  6. ^ http://apps.aima.in/matfeb14/MIListFeb14.xls
  7. ^ http://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/privateuni/Chitkara_Uni.pdf
  8. ^ http://web5.kar.nic.in/naac_ec/NAAC_accreditlist_pdf.aspx
  9. ^ http://www.coa.gov.in/show_img.php?fid=199
  10. ^ http://www.pci.nic.in/collegescourses/approveddegreeinstitutionsus12-8.aspx
  11. ^ http://nrcncte.org/OrdersPDF/Punjab/66.pdf
  12. ^ http://www.indiannursingcouncil.org/pdf/PRIVATE_UNIVERSITY.pdf
  13. ^ http://www.nchm.nic.in/institutes/view/3
  14. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/overview/
  15. ^ http://www.dqindia.com/indias-best-private-t-schools-ranked-for-the-first-time/
  16. ^ http://www.bwnlimg.com/images/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/196-202b.pdf
  17. ^ (https://www.nirfindia.org/pharma
  18. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/engineering
  19. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/engineering
  20. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/hospitality
  21. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/cbs
  22. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/healthscience
  23. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/chitkara-school-of-mass-communication/
  24. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/pharmacy
  25. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/architecture
  26. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/education
  27. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/cbs
  28. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/engineering
  29. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/chitkara-school-of-mass-communication/
  30. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/pharmacy
  31. ^ http://www.chitkara.edu.in/healthscience
  32. ^ smuc (2013). "International Partnership". smuc. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  33. ^ "International Institution partners". George Brown. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  34. ^ "International Cooperative Agreements". ufic. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  35. ^ "SDSU Asia & Oceania Partners". sdsu. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  36. ^ "GCU Internationalisation Strategy" (PDF). GCU. 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  37. ^ "International Summer University partners". ISU. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  38. ^ "Partnership with Cologne Business School". cbs. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  39. ^ "Chitkara tie-ups with Australian University" (PDF). austrade.gov.au. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  40. ^ "Global Partnerships". sookmyung. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  41. ^ "Student Exchange Partner". Binus. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  42. ^ http://www.k2questions.com/Universities-Himachal-Pradesh/Chitkara-University/Courses-offered-Dual-Degree-Program.aspx
  43. ^ http://iucee.org/news.php?news_id=25&row_num=8
  44. ^ "AIESEC international students organisation". expressindia.indianexpress.com. 2013-01-06. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  45. ^ IEEE (2013). "Conference on Information Management in the Knowledge Economy". IEEE. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
  46. ^ "Chitkara Student Chapter of the ACM". chitkara.acm. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  47. ^ "IETE Chapter inauguration in Chitkara". indiaeducationdiary. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  48. ^ "Institutional Members of ieindia" (PDF). ieindia. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  49. ^ "NS Collegiate Clubs 2012-2013". saeindia. 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  50. ^ "Mechanica Confab" (PDF). confabjournals. 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  51. ^ "CSI Chandigarh Chapter". csi-india. 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  52. ^ "Bits n Bytes CHITKARA UNIVERSITY.wmv". mixstep. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  53. ^ http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/5641
  54. ^ "Explore Cultural Festival". knowafest.com. 2013-09-16. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  55. ^ "Praudyogikii 2013 Technical Fest". knowafest.com. 2013-02-06. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  56. ^ "Green focus for Chitkara fest". Day&Night. Nov 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  57. ^ "Gaming tournament at Chitkara". tribuneindia.com. 2008-04-12. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  58. ^ "Six Questions for Chitkara". eurasiareview. 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  59. ^ "Chitkara Mandi 2010". Financialexpress. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  60. ^ "300 students awarded degrees at Chitkara convocation". indianexpress.com. 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 

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Coordinates: 30°30′59″N 76°39′31″E / 30.51639°N 76.65861°E / 30.51639; 76.65861