Chitkara University was established in the year 2010, by the Punjab State Legislature under "The Chitkara University Act 2010". It is a government-recognised university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956. The sprawling Campus of the University is located on the Chandigarh – Patiala National Highway NH-07 and is equidistant from five major cities viz. Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Ambala and Patiala. This makes the campus all-weather accessible to students and staff. The University offers multi-disciplinary and industry-relevant programs. From business management to programs in nursing and medical laboratory technologies; from computer science, electronics and mechanical engineering to programs in hotel management and architecture, Chitkara University, Punjab is a veritable cornucopia of educational services. Chitkara University is known for its robust National and International collaborations, its outstanding and beautiful infrastructure, its illustrious alumni and above all – for quality education based on values and ethics. The University is the most aspired campus for prospective Faculty. The entire staff views the University as a Temple of Learning. The practice percolates from top to bottom and the University, thus, has emerged as an equal opportunity, happy workplace, where people work with pride and commitment.
Area of Excellence
CURIN and CEED are the central departments of the University connected and open to all disciplines of the University for promoting research & innovation, incubation, quality publication, and entrepreneurship.
Research Capability and Focus Area
The University has well-defined policies for promotion of research viz., IP Policy, Research Promotion and Incentive Policy, Easy Consultancy Policy, Policy for providing financial assistance and a Start-up Policy.
Notable Research / Publication
The University has secured INR 40Cr of funding from Government and non-government agencies and has completed consultancy projects worth INR 20Cr. The University has various research committees to oversee the quality of research viz. Research Advisory Board, Doctoral Research Board, Institutional Human Ethics Committee, Institutional Biosafety Committee, Animal Ethics Committee and Start-Up Committee. SIRO-DSIR approved the University for its research endeavours.