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In the year 2002, Chitkara Educational Trust established its Punjab campus 30km from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway. In the year 2010, Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under 'The Chitkara University Act'. Chitkara University, one of the best university in Punjab is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.
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Chitkara University Launches Funky Friday Event Series: Stand-up Comic Zakir Khan Performs for Students

Chitkara University hosted prominent Indian stand-up comic Zakir Khan as a part of its Funky Friday initiative. Keeping student’s holistic emotional wellbeing during these months at the fore, Chitkara University hosts celebrities and entertainers under its ‘Funky Friday’ I... (more)
Education via the Virtual Method is the Way Ahead: Captain Amarinder Singh

Chitkara University, organised the first-ever Virtual Round Table Discussion “RECALIBRATE 2020 – Getting the youth of Punjab industry ready for the post-COVID world” on September 9, 2020, which was chaired by Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh.
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Chitkara University Collaborates with Parexel International for M.Sc Program in Pharmacovigilance

Chitkara University announced the launch of a 2-year M.Sc Program in Pharmacovigilance & Clinical research, in collaboration with Parexel, a leading provider of solutions to accelerate the development and delivery of innovative new therapies to improve world health, from Clinical throug... (more)
Bow Valley College, Canada Announces Healthcare Academic Pathway with Chitkara University, India

Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, is a publicly funded College that has announced a pathway program with Chitkara University, India, in the faculty of healthcare for students. Chitkara students who have graduated from any stream of healthcare programs can now transfer to the Health &a... (more)
Chitkara University to Offer M.Tech – Automotive Engineering in Collaboration with ARAI, Pune

Chitkara University becomes the first university in the region to offer an M.Tech program in Automotive Engineering in collaboration with apex government automotive research and testing organization ARAI, Pune.
The past decade has witnessed a steadily increasing deman... (more)
Chitkara University Joins Hands with Blue-chip IT Giant Virtusa to Offer Master's Program in Computer Science & Engineering with Specialisation in Full Stack Web Development

The stellar rise of consumer applications on both web and mobile platforms is going to fuel the demand for Full Stack developers across all markets. To bridge the demand and supply gap, Chitkara University has collaborated with global IT giant Virtusa to offer a unique program in Full ... (more)
Chitkara University Hosts Eminent Author, Screenwriter & Influencer Chetan Bhagat

Chitkara University today hosted global Indian Author, Columnist Chetan Bhagat, the focus of his online interface was “Keeping your spirits high - Coming out as a winner in challenging times”.
Sharing his vast treasure of knowledge in a session which ... (more)
Chitkara University Hosts Indian Mythologist, Speaker, Illustrator and Author Devdutt Pattanaik

Chitkara University hosted world-famous Indian mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik in a Facebook live interactive discussion with students and faculty. The globally renowned speaker Devdutt Pattanaik known for his deeply insightful writing on sacred lore, traditions, folklore, fables and parables... (more)
Chitkara University Recognised as First Indian University for E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation (E-LEAD) Certification from Quacquarelli Symonds

Chitkara University on 14th May, 2020 received E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation (E-LEAD) Certification from QS IGAUGE, the Indian arm of global rankings and ratings agency Quacquarelli Symonds for its readiness and excellence in online education.
E-LEAD... (more)
Chitkara University Features in Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2020

Chitkara University is the only university from Punjab to feature in the top list of the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020 released by Time Higher Education on 22nd April 2020. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the global performance tables that assess universit... (more)