|Motto||Explore Your Potential|
|Affiliation||UGC, COA, PCI, NCTE, INC|
|Location||Rajpura, Punjab, India|
Chitkara University, Punjab is a UGC recognized private university in India with its campus in Punjab. It offers undergraduate programs, post-graduate program and doctoral programs in fields like Engineering, Management, Pharmacy and other courses in Health Sciences, Nursing, etc.
Chitkara University was founded by the Punjab State Legislature under "The Chitkara University Act" in 2010. The university comes under the establishment of the Chitkara Educational Trust based in Chandigarh and founded by Dr Ashok K Chitkara and Dr Madhu Chitkara in 1998.
- University Grants Commission (India)
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council
- Council of Architecture (COA)
- Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
- National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
- Indian Nursing Council (INC)
- National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT)
Chitkara Educational Trust established the Punjab Campus in 2002 with initiation of Chitkara Institute of Engineering and Technology (CIET). The campus is spread over 50 acres, 30 kilometers from Chandigarh.
Chitkara University has partnership and tie-ups with education providers from countries like Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, U.S. and U.K.
In U.S. Chitkara University has tie-ups with Central Michigan University, University of Florida, Purdue University, San Diego State University, University of Massachusetts, Lowell. In U.K. Chitkara has tie-up with Glasgow Caledonian University. 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 and Cologne Business School. In Australia, the university has tie-ups with Deakin University, Edith Cowan University, Flinders University.
It has the following programs for students in association with foreign universities:
- Semester exchange programs with many international universities
- Articulation arrangements with international universities
Students chapters and societies on campus
- Association internationale des étudiants en sciences économiques et commerciales (AIESEC)
- Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Association for Computing Machinery
- Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)
- Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
- Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI)
- Society of Automotive Engineers India (SAE India)
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
- Computer Society of India (CSI)
- Bits & Bytes
Cultural, technical and sports events
Following is the list of events that are part of the campus curriculum:
- TEDxChitkaraUniversity 
- T-20 Cup
- University Sports Meet
- Quest ions
- Chitkara Mandi
- Annual Convocation
- "Campus Leadership". Chitkara University. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
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- "International Summer University partners". ISU. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
- "Partnership with Cologne Business School". cbs. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
- "Chitkara tie-ups with Australian University" (PDF). austrade.gov.au. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
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- "Student Exchange Partner". Binus. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
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- IEEE (2013). "Conference on Information Management in the Knowledge Economy". IEEE. Retrieved 2014-03-27.
- "Chitkara Student Chapter of the ACM". chitkara.acm. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "IETE Chapter inauguration in Chitkara". indiaeducationdiary. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Institutional Members of ieindia" (PDF). ieindia. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "NS Collegiate Clubs 2012-2013". saeindia. 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Mechanica Confab" (PDF). confabjournals. 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "CSI Chandigarh Chapter". csi-india. 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Bits n Bytes CHITKARA UNIVERSITY.wmv". mixstep. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Explore Cultural Festival". knowafest.com. 2013-09-16. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Praudyogikii 2013 Technical Fest". knowafest.com. 2013-02-06. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Green focus for Chitkara fest". Day&Night. Nov 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
- "Gaming tournament at Chitkara". tribuneindia.com. 2008-04-12. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Six Questions for Chitkara". eurasiareview. 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Chitkara Mandi 2010". Financialexpress. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "300 students awarded degrees at Chitkara convocation". indianexpress.com. 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2014-04-03.