Chitkara University Admission 2022: Registration, Dates, Eligibility Criteria

 Chitkara University was founded in 2002 and is based in Chandigarh, Punjab. At the undergraduate level, the University provides B.E., BCA, B.Arch, BBA, B.Com, B.Sc., B.A., B.Physio, B.Optom, B.Pharma, Pharm.D, BFA, and B.Des. programmes. At the postgraduate level, Chitkara University provides M.E, M.Sc., MBA, MCA, M.Pharma, M.Physio, M.Optom, B.Ed, and M.A programmes. At the Research level, the University also provides Ph.D. courses in eight specialisations.

  • Applicants for B.E must have finished 10+2 with at least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Admission to BE would be based on JEE Main results.
  • Applicants for B.Arch must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics and English as obligatory courses with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Admission to the B.Arch programme would be based on NATA or JEE Main Paper 2 marks.
  • Applicants for B.Physio and B.Optom must have completed a 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as primary subjects with a minimum of 50 percent marks.
  • Admission to BCA, BBA, B.Com, B.Sc., B.Physio, B.Optom, B.Pharma, and Pharm.D. programmes will be based on merit and performance in a personal interview.
  • Seats for the B.Des course will be assigned based on UCEED results and performance in the personal interview.
  • CUDAT is used to determine admission to BFA, B.Des Game Design, and B.Sc (Animation and Interior Design).
  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% marks to apply for the respective PG programmes.
  • Admission to ME and M.Pharm will be based on the results of an entrance exam and a personal interview, both of which will be performed by the University.
  • Admission to MBA programmes will be based on CAT / MAT / NMAT / XAT / CMAT results, as well as performance in the group discussion and personal interview rounds. Candidates who are interested should be aware that registration for the NMAT and XAT has begun and will expire on November 10 and November 30, respectively.
  • Seats for M.Sc., MCA, M.Physio, M.Optom, and B.Ed. courses will be assigned based on performance in the Bachelor’s degree qualifying test and performance in the personal interview.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. programme is based on a university-based entrance exam followed by an interview. Scores from GATE/ GPAT/ CSIR-NET/ UGC-NET or comparable national level exams are also acceptable.

Highlight Table

Name of the UniversityChitkara University
University TypePrivate
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance test / Merit based
Application ModeOnline
Name of the Entrance TestB.E. – JEE Main
B.Arch. – NATA / JEE Main Paper 2
B.Des. – UCEED
MBA – CAT / MAT / NMAT / XAT / CMAT
CounsellingNational Level

Chitkara University Important Dates 2021 (2022 Tentative dates are yet to release)

Entrance NameExam Date
CATNovember 28, 2021

Important Dates [the year 2021]

EventDate
NATA 1st and 2nd TestAug 1, 2021; Aug 29, 2021
Last Date to Register for NMATNov 10, 2021
NMAT Exam DeliveryOct 14, 2021 - Dec 27, 2021
Last Date to Register for XATNov 30, 2021
XAT Test DateJan 2, 2022
CAT Test DateNov 28, 2021
Last Date to Apply for Ph.D. Admission 2021Oct 15, 2021

Chitkara University B.E & B.Arch Admission 2022

At the undergraduate level, Chitkara University provides B.E. in six specialities and B.Arch.

Candidates seeking for the B.E. programme must have finished 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as obligatory courses with a minimum grade point average of 60%. Candidates with a three-year diploma may apply for the B.E. Lateral Entry.

Candidates for the B.Arch programme must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics and English as obligatory courses with a minimum of 50% marks.

Admission to the B.E. programme will be based on JEE Main results. Admission to the B.Arch programme will be based on NATA or JEE Main (Paper 2) marks.

ourse NameSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
B.E.Computer Science Engineering10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and minimum 60% marks.JEE Main
Electronics and Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
B.Arch-10+2 with English and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and minimum 50% marks.NATA / JEE Main (Paper 2).

Chitkara University UG Admission 2022: BCA, BBA, B.Com, BFA, B.Des & BA

At the undergraduate level, Chitkara University provides BCA, BBA, B.Com, BFA, B.Des, and B.A. programmes. The B.Des. Course is available in three specialties. Candidates can also apply for a BCA-MCA combined programme at the university.

Candidates who have finished their 10+2 in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks are eligible to apply for the BCA, BBA, B.Com, and Integrated MCA Courses. Candidates who have completed their 10+2 exams are eligible to apply for the BFA, B.Des, and BA programmes.

Admission to the BCA, BBA, B.Com, BFA, BA, and BCA-MCA degrees will be based on performance in the 10+2 test and performance in the University’s personal interview. Admission to the B.Des Animation and Interior Design programmes will be based on UCEED results. CUDAT will be used to determine admission to B.Des Game Design and BFA programmes.

Course NameSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
BCA-Merit in 10+2 examination followed by performance in personal interview
BBA-
B.ComGeneral10+2 from any stream with 50% marks.
International Finance & Accounting (IFA)
BFAApplied ArtPassed 10+2 from any stream.CUDAT
BAJournalism and Mass CommunicationMerit in 10+2 examination followed by performance in personal interview
B.Des.AnimationUCEED
Interior Design
Game DesignCUDAT
Integrated MCA-10+2 examination in any stream with minimum 50% marksMerit in 10+2 examination followed by performance in personal interview

Chitkara University UG Admission 2022: B.Sc (Nursing), B.Optom, B.Pharm & Pharm.D

At the undergraduate level, Chitkara University provides B.Sc., B.Physiotherapy, B.Optometry, B.Pharma, and Pharm.D programmes. The B.Sc. programme has eight specialties.

Candidates who have completed the 10+2 test may apply for the B.Sc., B.Physiotherapy, B.Optometry, B.Pharma, and Pharm.D programmes. Candidates for B.Optometry, B.Physiotherapy, and B.Sc Nursing must have completed Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as obligatory courses in their 10+2 examination.

Admission to the B.Sc., B.Physiotherapy, B.Optometry, B.Pharma, and Pharm.D programmes will be based on merit in the 10+2 test as well as performance in the University’s personal interview. CUDAT will be used to determine admission to the B.Sc. Animation and Interior Design programmes.

Course NameSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
B.Sc.Allied HealthcarePassed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics as compulsory subjects.Merit in 10+2 examination and performance in personal interview
Nursing (Basic)Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects.
Post Basic NursingPassed 10+2 with certificate in general Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)
Hospitality AdministrationPassed 10+2 from any stream.
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts – Bakery and Pastry Art Management
AnimationCUDAT
Interior Design
B.Physio-Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects.Merit in 10+2 examination and performance in personal interview
B.Optom-Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
B.Pharm-Completed 10+2 with minimum 50% marks
Pharm.D-

Chitkara University PG Admission 2022: ME, M.Sc, MBA, MCA, M.Pharm, M.Optom, B.Ed & MA

Course NameSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
MBAMarketingGraduation from any stream with minimum 50% marksScores in CAT / MAT / NMAT / XAT / CMAT 208 and performance in group discussion and personal interview.
Banking and Finance
Financial Market Practices
Human Resource Management
Heath care Management
Health Information Technology
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Sales and Retail Marketing
Pharmaceutical Management
Insurance and Financial Planning
Business Analytics
MEComputer Science and EngineeringBE / BTech (Electronics / Electrical / CSE / IT) or MSc (CS) / MSc (IT) or MCA with 60% marksScores in entrance test and performance in personal interview conducted by the university
Electronics and Communication EngineeringBE / BTech (Electronics / Electrical / CSE / IT) or MSc (CS) / MSc (IT) / M.Sc. (Electronics) or MCA with 60% marks
Construction Technology and ManagementB.E. / B.Tech / AMIE in Civil Engineering with 60% marks and cleared GATE
Mechanical EngineeringB.E. / B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with 60% marks.
M.Sc.MathematicsB.Sc (Hons. in Mathematics) / B.Sc. / B.Tech with Mathematics as one of the subjects with 50% marks
PhysicsB.Sc (Hons. in Physics) / B.Sc. with 50% marks
Actuarial Science and AnalyticsB.Sc. with 50% marks
MCA (Lateral Entry)-Graduation in BCA / B.Sc. (IT) / B.Sc. Computer Science with 55% marks and passed 10+2 with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.
M.Pharm-B.Pharmacy with 50% marks.
M.Optom-B.Optometry with 50% marks
M.Physio-BPT with minimum 50% marks and 6 months of rotatory internship
M.A.Journalism and Mass CommunicationBachelor’s degree from a recognized university
B.Ed.-Completed Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate

Chitkara University Ph.D. Admission 2022

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
Ph.D.Business ManagementMaster’s degree with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/ DA) from a recognized universityScore in the university-based entrance test or any other national level entrance test (GPAT/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET) followed by a personal interview
Computer Science & Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Applied Sciences
Health Sciences
Education
Pharmaceutical SciencesMaster’s degree with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/ DA) from a recognized university along with two years of Executive/ Managerial/ Academic experience

Chitkara University Ph.D. Application Process

The application form for all of Chitkara University’s courses can be filled out in one of three methods, as mentioned below:

Online Submission:

  • Chitkara University’s official webpage may be found here.
  • Fill out the application form and submit it online, along with the application fee.
  • Save and submit the application form for later use.

Offline Submission:

  • Download the application form from Chitkara University’s official website. OR get the application form at one of the Chitkara Information Centers.
  • Send the completed application form, along with the INR 1100 application fee in the form of a Demand Draft issued in favour of ‘Chitkara University payable at Chandigarh,’ a passport-size photo, and all needed papers, to:

Chitkara University Admission Office is located at SCO 160-161, Sector 9-C, Chandigarh 160 009.

Documents that must be attached to the application form:

  • Marks sheet for the tenth and twelfth grades
  • Graduation certificate and grade sheet (for PG programs)
  • If the outcome of the qualifying examination has not been released, the Admit Card for the examination can be presented. (When appropriate)
  • Aadhar Card Copies
  • Certificate of Character
  • Certificate of Medical Fitness
  • If appropriate, a reserve category certificate
  • In the event of a hiatus in studies, an affidavit signed by the Executive Magistrate / Notary Public is necessary to demonstrate that the student was not involved in any illegal actions during the gap period.

Chitkara University Reservation Criteria 2022

  • 25% of the seats are allocated for genuine Himachal Pradesh applicants.
  • Candidates with a Punjab domicile are entitled to 15% of the available seats.
  • Seats are provided to SC, ST, OBC, Physically Handicapped, and others in accordance with State Government Policy.

CU, Patiala Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
MBA₹5.66 Lakhs (Total Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
BBA₹1.2 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+ 2 with 50%
B.E₹1.64 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 60% + JEE Mains
BCA + MCA₹1.04 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 50%
B.Sc₹1.04 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2
BCA₹1.04 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 50%
B.Des₹1.8 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10 +2

Overview of Chitkara University Admission 2022

CourseSelection Process
BEJEE Main
BArchJEE Main Paper 2 / NATA
MBACAT / MAT / NMAT / XAT / CMAT scores
BDesUCEED / CUDAT scores
Remaining UG / PG CoursesMerit
PhDUGC NET / CSIR NET / GATE / GPAT scores

In collaboration with international universities and institutions, Chitkara University also provides the following Global Programs:

  • BE in Software Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering at Deakin University in Australia with Academic Mentorship
  • BCom Academic Mentorship with the University of Windsor in Canada
  • Bachelor of Culinary Management Under Academic Mentorship at George Brown College in Canada

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is the University recognized/ approved by UGC?

Ans. After a thorough evaluation of our physical and academic infrastructure, the University Grants Commission granted us registration under Section 2 (f) of the UGC Act 1956.

Q. Are the courses offered by the Chitkara University recognized?

Ans. Yes. Chitkara University in Punjab and Chitkara University in Himachal Pradesh are government-recognized institutions having the authority to issue degrees under Sections 2f and 22(1) of the UGC Act of 1956.

Q. Are marks obtained in the qualifying exams considered for admission?

Ans. All admissions are based solely on merit. Admission to certain courses is based on performance in the all-India entrance exam, while admission to others is dependent on performance in qualifying examinations.

Q. Can I apply for admission to a program at Chitkara University when my results for the qualifying exams are awaited?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for programmes whose admission is dependent on grades before the results of the qualifying test are announced. For all other courses, documentation of passing the qualifying test with the required marks must be presented at the time of counseling/admission.

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