Chitkara University, Punjab

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Chitkara University
Chitkara University, Punjab logo.png
Motto Explore Your Potential
Type Private
Established 2010
Affiliation UGC, NAAC, COA, PCINCTE, INC, NCHMCT
Chancellor Ashok Chitkara[1]
Vice-Chancellor Madhu Chitkara[1]
Location Rajpura, Punjab, India
Campus Rural
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Website www.chitkara.edu.in
Chitkara University

Chitkara University, Punjab is a 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.[2]

History[edit]

Museum, Chitkara University
Ashok Chitkara

Chitkara University was founded by the Punjab State Legislature under "The Chitkara University Act" in 2010.[3] The university comes under the establishment of the Chitkara Educational Trust[4] based in Chandigarh and founded by Dr Ashok K Chitkara and Dr Madhu Chitkara in 1998.[5]

Affiliations[edit]

Like all universities in India, Chitkara University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[6] The university is also accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).[7] Relevant programmes are approved by the Council of Architecture (COA),[8] Pharmacy Council of India (PCI),[9] National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE),[10] Indian Nursing Council (INC)[11] and National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT).[12]

Rankings[edit]

University and college rankings
General – India
NIRF (Universities) (2018)[13] 151–200
Pharmacy – India
NIRF (2018)[14] 50

Chitkara University was ranked in the 151–200 band among universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018[13] and 50 in the pharmacy ranking.[14]

Campus[edit]

Punjab Campus, Chitkara University

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.[15]

Constituent institutions[edit]

The following are the constituent institutions of the university:[16]

  • Chitkara Business School
  • Chitkara University Institute of Engineering & Technology
  • Chitkara College of Applied Engineering
  • Chitkara School of Planning and Architecture
  • Chitkara School of Art & Design
  • Chitkara College of Sales & Marketing
  • Chitkara School of Banking & Financial Services
  • Chitkara College of Hotel Management & Catering
  • Chitkara School of Hospitality
  • Chitkara School of Culinary Arts
  • Chitkara College of Pharmacy
  • Chitkara School of Health Sciences
  • Chitkara School of Mass Communication
  • Chitkara College of Education
  • Chitkara Polytechnic

Students chapters and societies on campus[edit]

  • Association internationale des étudiants en sciences économiques et commerciales (AIESEC)[17]
  • Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers (IEEE)[18]
  • Association for Computing Machinery[19]
  • Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)[20]
  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI)[21]
  • Society of Automotive Engineers India (SAE India)[22]
  • Computer Society of India (CSI)[23]
  • Bits & Bytes[24]

Cultural, technical and sports events[edit]

Following is the list of events that are part of the campus curriculum:

  • TEDxChitkaraUniversity [25]
  • Explore[26]
  • Praudyogikii[27]
  • Algorythm
  • Techelone[28]
  • Gameeks[29]
  • C-Champ
  • T-20 Cup
  • University Sports Meet
  • Quest ions[30]
  • Chitkara Mandi[31]
  • Annual Convocation[32]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Campus Leadership". Chitkara University. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Courses of Chitkara University". Jagranjosh.com. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Overview - Chitkara University". Chitkara.edu.in. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Chitkara Educational Trust". Chitkara.edu.in. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam visited University". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2014-03-24.
  6. ^ "REPORT OF THE INSPECTION COMMITTEE ON ITS VISIT TO CHITKARA UNIVERSITY" (PDF). Ugc.ac.in. 18 December 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Accreditation List". Web5.kar.nic.in. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  8. ^ [1][dead link]
  9. ^ [2][dead link]
  10. ^ "Order" (PDF). Nrcncte.org. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  11. ^ [3][dead link]
  12. ^ [4][dead link]
  13. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  14. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  15. ^ "Overview - Chitkara University". Chitkara.edu.in. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Home Page". Chitkara.edu.in. Retrieved 7 January 2018. Click on "OUR INSTITUTIONS"
  17. ^ "AIESEC international students organisation". Expressindia.indianexpress.com. 2013-01-06. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  18. ^ IEEE (2013). "Conference on Information Management in the Knowledge Economy". IEEE. Retrieved 2014-03-27.
  19. ^ "Chitkara Student Chapter of the ACM". Chitkara.acm. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  20. ^ "IETE Chapter inauguration in Chitkara". Indiaeducationdiary.in. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  21. ^ "Institutional Members of ieindia" (PDF). Ieindia.org. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  22. ^ "NS Collegiate Clubs 2012-2013". Saeindia.org. 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  23. ^ "CSI Chandigarh Chapter". Csi-india.org. 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  24. ^ "Bits n Bytes CHITKARA UNIVERSITY.wmv". Mixstep.com. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  25. ^ "Chitkara University". Ted.com. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  26. ^ "Explore Cultural Festival". Knowafest.com. 2013-09-16. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  27. ^ "Praudyogikii 2013 Technical Fest". Knowafest.com. 2013-02-06. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  28. ^ "Green focus for Chitkara fest". Dayandnightnews.com. Nov 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  29. ^ "Gaming tournament at Chitkara". Tribuneindia.com. 2008-04-12. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  30. ^ "Six Questions for Chitkara". Eurasiareview.com. 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  31. ^ "Chitkara Mandi 2010". Financialexpress.com. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  32. ^ "300 students awarded degrees at Chitkara convocation". Archive.indianexpress.com. 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2014-04-03.

External links[edit]

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