Chitkara University is a globally recognized organization encouraging academic excellence through interdisciplinary applied research and expanding realms of knowledge through innovation. With its philosophical core commitment towards excellence in education, Chitkara Educational Trust established Chitkara Institute of Engineering & Technology in 2002; Chitkara International School, Chandigarh in 2004; Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh under Himachal Pradesh State Legislature in 2008; and Chitkara University, Punjab in 2010; which was established under the Punjab State Legislature.
Today, Chitkara has 12 schools in the fields of Engineering, Management, Architecture, Nursing, Healthcare, Pharmacy, Media, Arts & Design, Education, Hospitality, Applied Sciences, and Applied Engineering. Comprising of more than 13,000 students and 900 faculty members, Chitkara University is one of the best universities in North India that is also recognized by the government with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.
Spanning across a sprawling campus of more than 65 acres of land with 40 percent green landscaping, Chitkara is equipped with a plethora of facilities such as latest technologies, sports facilities, playgrounds/tracks, in-campus banking, courier, and shopping facilities.
The University is having varied institutions which are given below
The University offers B.E, BCA, B.Arch, BBA, B.Com, B.Sc., B.A., B.Physio, B.Optom, B.Pharma, Pharm.D, BFA and B.Des. courses at the UG level. Chitkara University offers M.E, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, M.Pharma, M.Physio, M.Optom, B.Ed. and M.A courses at the PG level. The University also offers a Ph.D. course in 8 specializations at the Research level.
Below is the list of some of the courses which are offered by Chitkara University with their additional admission requirements:
10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and minimum 60% marks.
10+2 with English and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and minimum 50% marks.
NATA 2019 / JEE Main (Paper 2) 2019.
10+2 from any stream with 50% marks.
Merit in 10+2 examination followed by the performance in the personal interview
Graduation from any stream with minimum 50% marks
BE / BTech or MSc (CS) / MSc (IT) or MCA with 60% marks in respective streams
Scores in entrance test and performance in personal interview conducted by the university
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Chitkara University Placements are strong. When the world’s most selective organizations seek new, innovative talent, they prefer to Chitkara University. Top FMCG companies, financial institutions, consulting firms, consumer products manufacturers and technology companies are among those firms that hire graduates and interns and full-time employees. Some of the top on-campus recruiters were as follows: Infosys/ Cybage/ ITC Infotech/ Wipro/ Hitachi/ Honda/ Panasonic/ Sterling and Wilson/ Future Group/ Kotak Mahindra and many more.
Chitkara University Placement Highlights
|Highest Salary||Rs.32 LPA (Engineering)|
Rs.29.63 LPA (Engineering)
|Average Package||Rs. 6 LPA|
Highest Paid Internship
Super Dream Offers of 10 Lacs+
Dream Offers of 8 Lacs+
Govt. Funded Research Projects
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|MBA||₹2.83 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + CAT|
|BBA||₹1.32 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|B.E||₹1.74 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
|BCA + MCA||₹1.12 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|B.Sc||₹1.16 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BCA||₹1.12 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|B.Des||₹1.34 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
Ans. Doon Business school has been ranked at 157 in MBA by Business Today in 2020 and offers an MBA with specializations in HR Management, Marketing, Finance, and International Business. It also offers an MBA with Business Aptitude and skill enhancement (BASE). Chitkara University on the other hand is ranked at 43 amongst Top B-schools in India by Business Standards in 2019 and offers MBA programs with a range of 11 specializations. Let us compare the MBA degree program offered by the two universities by looking at the most important features: Admissions: Particulars Doon Business School Chitkara University Eligibility criteria Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University with a minimum score of 50% Minimum 50% in graduation from a recognized University. Qualifying Exams MAT, CAT, UKSEE CAT, XAT, MAT, NMAT, CMAT Group Discussion and Personal Interview Yes Yes Total seats 240 120 Fees INR 6.75 L INR 5.66 L Infrastructure: Doon Business School: The campus is completely eco-friendly and is surrounded by nature in and around campus. It has a number of gardens and parks within the campus. The infrastructure is modern with smart classrooms, a computer center, well-maintained labs, digital libraries, an auditorium, a sports complex, and much more. It also offers great hostel facilities. Chitkara University: It has a huge campus installed with all top-notch modern facilities like projectors, high-speed Wi-Fi, Smartboards, and practical labs. The business department has its own library- with updated books, journals, e-books, and research papers. The hostel is located just 100m from the campus and offers students with the best facilities Placements: Doon Business School The overall placement rate of MBA is recorded to be 85%. The students received the highest salary package of 23.5 LPA, whereas the average salary was 5.5 LPA. Some of the top recruiters of the B-school include Amazon, Sage, Godrej, JW Marriott. Chitkara University The university witnessed a full 100% placement percentage. The highest salary offered to the students was 32 LPA whereas the average salary was 6.5 LPA. The top companies that visited the campus were Axis Bank, Airtel, HDFC, HCL. Students can make a well-informed choice between the two programs based on the important points given above.Read more
Ans. CGC Landran is a part of Chandigarh University whereas Chitkara University is a separate University. CGC Landran being part of Chandigarh University is a good college but it is recommended to study at the main campus as it will have better or equal facilities. But the choice also depends upon the cost of education and other important factors. All the institute takes admission through JEE Mains. Ranking: CGC Landran is ranked 52 for BTech by Chronicle 2019. Chandigarh University is ranked 84 for BTech by NIRF 2020. Chitkara University is ranked 151 among the top universities of India by NIRF 2020. Annual fee: CGC Landran has an annual CSE/IT B. tech fee of INR 96,000 and Chitkara University has INR 97,000 whereas Chandigarh University has an annual fee of INR 1.68 lakhs for these branches. Infrastructure: Chandigarh University has the best infrastructure and largest campus among the three. All three institutes are equally good academically. Chandigarh University having better infrastructure among three offers excellent teaching, practical and library facilities. Chandigarh University also has one of the best fests in whole north India. Placement: Each of the colleges was visited by top recruited companies all over the world during the 2018-19 session. Chitkara University saw 85% placement with 13.5 LPA max package and 4.5 LPA as the average package. Whereas CGC Landran and CU both had observed 100% placement for the branches. The maximum package in both the colleges was the same 35 LPA. CU has the highest average package among these three with 5 LPA whereas CGC Landran has the lowest average with 3.5 LPA. Chandigarh University has a better record in all the above parameters discussed. CGC Landran is a cost-effective college which offers best if compared to Chitkara University Himachal Campus. Between CU and CGC, CU is the main campus and it offers better facilities. But the final choice still will lie with prospective students as factors such as connectivity from home and cost of attendance should also be taken into consideration before joining.Read more
Ans. MA in Psychology provides the understanding of the complexity of human behaviour. After graduating, there are many career opportunities for the student like Chemical or Drug Technician, Clinical Psychology Industries, Drug Therapist, Drug Inspector, Hospital Drug Coordinator, Health Inspector, Pharmacist, Pathological Lab, Research and Development, Making Prescription to patients, Scientist and Research officer. The table given below gives a brief overview of both the institutes: Categories Chandigarh University LPU Graduation 55% 50% Course Duration 2 years 2 years Course Fee 1 lakh 1.06 lakhs Highest Salary Package 12 LPA 16 LPA Average Salary Package 5 LPA 8 LPA Course Structure: The course is project based and teaches experimental learning to enhance students potential and skills. Seminars, workshops, events and internships are also conducted by the university. The subject mainly focuses on psychological testing, psychopathology, Health Psychology, Positive Psychology and organizational behaviour. Students can specialize in Clinical, Organizational or Positive Psychology. The program fee for each semester is INR 38,000. Educational visits to Mental health institutions, clinics, hospitals, NGOs, rehabilitation centers, etc. They can also choose to do higher studies and research further, like M.Phil. The university contacts companies and arranges interviews providing the student’s portfolio. Placements: The monthly salary of psychologists in India vary according to their job role. Listed below are the details for the same: Industrial- Organizational Psychologists - 40,000 Engineering Psychologists - 22,116 Psychology Teacher - 35,000 Clinical Psychologists - 47,718 Counselling Psychologists - 35,000 School Psychologists - 22,047 Forensic Psychologists - 40,000 Sports Psychologists - 45,000 Chitkara University does not offer MA in Psychology. Chandigarh University is more popular among students, it is affordable and has a reputation for good placements unlike Lovely Professional University which is a much costlier institution. Read more
Ans. All six universities are well established institutes providing the computer science industry with excellent graduates that excel in their fields of choice. While the information provided below is mainly based on placements, fee structure and eligibility, students can consider other parameters like faculty, course focus areas and rankings. Fee structure and eligibility: The following table provides information on the fee structure and eligibility for B. Tech CSE at all six institutes: College Fee Structure Eligibility Chitkara University INR 82,000 per semester 10+2 with minimum 60% aggregate or 60% in PCM Lovely Professional University INR 98,000 per semester 10+2 with 60% aggregate in PCM with LPUNEST or more than or equal to 90 percentile in JEE or 90% in 10+2 SRM University, NCR INR 1,70,000 per year 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics and at least 50% CGC Landran INR 47,000 for first semester 10+2 with physics and mathematics with JEE rank Chandigarh University INR 1,60,000 per year 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks PES University INR 3,30,000 per year 10+2 with 45% and KCET Placements and focus areas: Chitkara University: The university focuses on practical and hands on experience with topics like cloud computing and algorithm design in the course. Top recruiters include Google, Wipro, iGate, Emerson and Cognizant, etc. with a highest package of INR 29.3 LPA. LPU: Students will learn topics in machine learning and programming along with digital electronics. Companies including Bosch, Intel, Comptia are top recruiters and a high package of INR 28 LPA. SRM University NCR: Course includes C & C++ programming, hardware and networking with angular JS. Companies like KPGM, Capegemini, Hitachi and Microsoft recruit students annually and the highest salary offered was INR 16 LPA. CGC Landran: Various principles, analysis techniques and management of information system including hardware and software will be taught. Organizations like TCS, LG Soft, Infosys, Samsung hire students annually with INR 35 LPA being the highest package offered. Chandigarh University: The program focuses on topics of data visualization, data mining, deep learning and pattern recognition. Companies visiting the institute include Wipro, Verizon, Dell, HCL, etc. The highest package offered is INR 30 lakhs per annum. PES University: Students will learn cross disciplinary topics in the fields of wireless communications, internet and other subjects. Accenture, HCL, Infosys and Wipro are some popular companies visiting the institute every year with INR 40 LPA being the highest package offered. Students can also consider the average package offered at each institute along with other aspects mentioned above in order to choose between the six colleges.Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Lovely Professional University - [LPU], Jalandhar||# 6 by ARIIA (university)||₹1,37,200|
|Chandigarh Group of Colleges - [CGC], landran||# 52 by Chronicle||₹49,233|
|SASTRA University, Thanjavur||# 6 by ARIIA (university)||₹1,55,000|
|Chandigarh University - [CU], Chandigarh||# 18 by Outlook (private)||₹1,80,000|
|Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar], Patiala||# 51 by NIRF||₹3,30,850|
|Amity University, Noida||# 5 by Outlook||₹3,11,000|