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Chitkara University Course Admissions 2024 : Last Date, Eligibility, Application, Fee & Selection Criteria

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Chitkara University Admission Process 2024

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Q:   Can I join Chitkara University, Chandigarh directly?

Generally,  direct admission to Chitkara University, Chandigarh for engineering is not possible. However, there are some programs that offer direct admission: 
  • Lateral Entry
    This programme allows students with a three-year Diploma in engineering or an equivalent degree to directly enroll in the second year.
  • CSE
    To apply for the CSE program, students must have passed class 12th with a minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
Admission to Chitkara University is based on the following entrance exams: 
  • Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test (CUCET)
  • JEE Main
  • CAT
  • MAT
  • NMAT
  • XAT
For scholarships, students must also take the CUCET entrance test. 

Q:   Are admissions at Chitkara University, Chandigarh entrance-based or merit-based?

Chitkara University in Chandigarh admits students based on both merit and entrance. The university accepts national-level entrance exams like: MAT, XAT, CAT, JEE Main. 
Admissions depend on the following criteria: 
  • Merit in the entrance test
  • Marks in the qualifying examination
  • Meeting the minimum eligibility requirements
The university also accepts Pearson Test Scores and SAT Scores for admission. 
The counseling process helps students find the programme of their choice. Students must appear in person before the counseling committee on the specified date and time. Failure to do so will result in rejection of the application. 

Q:   Is admission open in Chitkara University, Chandigarh?


Yes, the admissions for Chitkara University is open for the year 2024 across a wide range of encompassing Programs. The chitkara university ushers an ample oppurtunity for all Undergraduate (UG) Post Graduate (PG) Phd (Doctorate) and all Global offerings. The university wellcomes all aspiring students to visit the official website and acquire information for the course they want to study and then fill up and submit the application form for the same.

Q:   Is it worth it to take admission to Chitkara University?


 The final placement report is yet to be released for the batch passing out in 2023. However, the University has released the NIRF report 2023 on its official website. According to the NIRF report 2023,  1,006 BTech and 380 MBA students were placed during Chitkara University placements 2022. Further, the median package offered to BTech and MBA students during Chitkara University placements 2022 was INR 8.5 and INR 11 LPA,  respectively. The top recruiters of Chitkara University during the past years included HCL, Airtel, TCS, Infosys, Amazon, Deloitte, Wipro, etc.

The key highlights of the 2023 placement drive will be updated here when the final placement report 2023 is out. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at the key highlights of Chitkara University placements for the class of 2021 and 2022 in the table below:


Placement Statistics (2021)

Placement Statistics (2022)

Median package (BTech)

INR 7.50 LPA

INR 8.50 LPA

Median package (MBA)

INR 9.15 LPA


Median package (BArch)

INR 5.50 LPA

INR 6.25 LPA

Total students placed (BTech)



Total students placed (MBA)



Total students placed (BArch)



Note: The above-mentioned data are gathered from the Chitkara University Engineering, Management, and Architecture NIRF report 2023.


Chitkara University BTech Admission 2024

16 courses 3 - 5 years
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6L - 49L

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  • 10+2 with 60% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: JEE Main, CBSE 12th, ISC, PSEB 12th

iconDates & Events

DatesUpcoming Events
2 Feb '24 - 2 Mar '24
JEE Main 2024 Registration Session 2Ongoing
4 Apr '24 - 15 Apr '24
JEE Main 2024 Exam Date Session 2
25 Apr '24
JEE Main 2024 Result Session 2
DatesPast Events
12 Feb '24
JEE Main 2024 Result Session 1
24 Jan '24 - 1 Feb '24
JEE Main 2024 Exam Date Session 1
25 Jan '24
JEE Main 2024 Admit Card Session 1
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Q:   How can I get admission in Chitkara University for BTech?


To get BTech admission at Chitkara University, the candidate need to meet the minimum educational qualification as per course requirement. The candidate should pass Class 12 with 60% aggregate or secure 60% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. The selection criteria for the course is JEE Mains 2024 score. Overall, BTech is a four-year programme at Chitkara University.


Q:   What is JEE Mains Admit Card 2024 session 1 date?


NTA has released JEE Main admit card 2024 session 1. JEE Main BTech admit card was released on January 24 while admit cards for BArch and BPlan was released on January 20. The JEE admit card 2024 is available for download on the NTA JEE Mains official website. Candidates will need to login on the website using their application number and date of birth for downloading the hall ticket.  After downloading, candidates need to take a printout, preferably colour print, to be carried to the exam centre on the day of exam.


Q:   Can I join Chitkara University, Chandigarh without JEE Mains?


No, for taking admission in the university you have to apppear for the JEE Mains examination. because university needs your scores in JEE Mains examination at the time of counselling process.

You are only eligible for the admission when you have scored minimum 60 % as aggregate or 60% in each physics, chemistry and mathematics in class 12th.

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Chitkara University Application Process 2024

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Q:   How can I apply to Chitkara University, Chandigarh?


To apply for any programme at Chitkara University, students can opt for both offline or online application mode. A total of three options are available such as Option 1, Option 2, and Option 3. Aspirants can find detailed option explanations below:

Option 1: Buy applications from Chitkara University information centres. The centres can be found on the official website. Students need to duly fill in the required details completely, affix a recent passport-size photo and submit along with a photocopy of the required mark sheets at the undersigned address:
SCO 160-161, Sector 9-C, Chandigarh 160 009

Option 2: Download the application form/brochure /fee information for offline submission. Print the application form, fill in the required details, affix a recent colour passport-size photo and submit it along with a photocopy of the required mark sheet at the undersigned address:
SCO 160-161, Sector 9-C, Chandigarh 160 009

Option 3: Apply Online, upload the required documents & pay online. 

Q:   Can I apply online at Chitkara University?


The application to Chitkara University is online. The candidate has to pay an application fee to complete a smooth procedure. Students can check the steps below to know the step-wise application process 2024:

Step one: Visit the official website, i.e., Chitkara University

Step two: Go to the admission tab.

Step three: Click on “Apply for Admission”.

Step four: Register with basic details to get application credentials.

Step five: Login to fill out and complete the application form.

Step six: Pay the application and complete the form.


Chitkara University Scholarship

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Q:   Which colleges are affiliated with Chitkara University?

Chitkara University Rajpura, through 15 schools of study and colleges, offers UG, PG, Ph.D. and other courses to students across the Management, Engineering, and other streams. Some of them are the Chitkara College of Sales & Marketing, Chitkara College of Hospitality Management, Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara College of Education, Chitkara University Institute of Engineering & Technology, and others. Some of the schools of study under Chitkara University are the Chitkara School of Planning and Architecture, Chitkara Design School, Chitkara School of Mass Communication, and others.

Q:   How can I apply for scholarship at Chitkara University?


The steps to apply for the scholarships that the university considers are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the scholarship offering entity’s official website, i.e., Post-matric Scholarship Scheme by Punjab Government, Central Sector Scholarship Scheme, AICTE’s Scholarship for J&K students

Step 2: Check the eligibility criteria and fill out the scholarship application form.

DISCLAIMER: The scholarship stats mentioned on the above page are obtained from the official website and are subject to change. 


Chitkara University
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The companies like Amazon, Wipro, Microsoft, Infosys, HCL, TCS, and many other MNCs visit our campus for the recruitment.
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Many companies like Sunpharma, GLX take the students for their companies.
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B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering - Batch of 2025
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Honest review of Chitkara University.
Placements: Placements at our college are excellent, especially for Computer Science Engineering students. The average placement package stands around 7-8 LPA. The placement cell is highly proactive, taking individual care of each student and ensuring promising opportunities for those who are dedicated. Notably, a senior recently secured a remarkable placement at Amazon with a staggering 1.11 crore package, which is a testament to the school's commitment to success, even for a private institution.
Infrastructure: Chitkara University features cutting-edge infrastructure, including modern classrooms, advanced labs, a well-stocked library, and comfortable hostel facilities. The campus promotes a vibrant learning environment with a focus on technology and sustainability.
Faculty: I chose the BE (CSE) program due to its immense relevance in today's world. At Chitkara University, the faculty is exceptional, staff members are highly competent, and their teaching methods stand out. I appreciate their effective and clear approach, making it easy for students to grasp complex concepts intelligently.
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B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering - Batch of 2025
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Honest and complete examination of placements, infrastructures and facilities.
Placements: Our course has an 80% placement rate. The largest package this year is 25 LPA, while the lowest package may go up to 4-5 LPA. Our college provided internships to 75% of the students. Google, Amazon, Paytm, Paypal, Palo Alto are some of the top recruiters.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure and amenities are really nice. They provide Wi-Fi and air conditioning, and smart boards in each classroom. There are also laboratories. The meals in the hostel mess are of good quality and taste. Canteens offer a wide variety of foods.
Faculty: The professors are helpful and friendly to the pupils, all of whom hold higher degrees. The course material is not unduly tough, and tests are administered on time and with a moderate level of difficulty. In Chitkara University, one can maintain a good CGPA with less burden of exams as they are not so tough and can provide time for self-growing.
Other: The variety is fantastic, and the faculty is outstanding.
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BBA in Business Analytics in collaboration with EY - Batch of 2024
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Our college provides good infrastructure.
Placements: Many students got placed in this course. The salary packages are average. We expect more activities to be included and many platforms for good studies. The management of this university is very poor.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure is average. Wi-Fi is available but does not work properly at the time of need. Hostel management is not good. Our college does not have proper sitting areas.
Faculty: All teachers are good. Few of them are average. They do not provide any guidance regarding studies. Semester exams are conducted online. This college is not good for exams. This college is not recommended for BBA courses, but you can take admission to this college for B.Tech courses.
Other: It is an average college for study purposes. Scholarships are also not provided to merit students. Teachers are not good. The modules system is good but not effectively applied. This college is not worth the money. Our campus crowd is huge.
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B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering - Batch of 2026
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Good college for excellent students and good placement .
Placements: Minimum CGPA required for good placement is 7.5. Average package is 8-10 LPA. Mostly students were placed with a good package. They also try for students who are left due to some reason to place them in a good company. At the end, placements at Chitkara are good.
Infrastructure: University campus is good and well-maintained. Wi-Fi is available in every area. Hostel facility is good, and mess food is also good. Medical facilities are also available in the university. Mostly, all the sports are available on campus, and students enjoy the sports.
Faculty: Faculty are good and well-educated. They try their best to solve all the problems. The syllabus length is average, which is easily completed in college time. The paper is good; some questions are easy, and some questions are difficult. Semester exams are after every 6 months.
Other: I like coding so I decide to have a career in coding .
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Best private College for Engineering.
Placements: Our college is highly sought after by numerous large corporations, including multinational companies (MNCs), for recruitment purpose. Additional, the college offers specialized classes to prepare students for placements. Some of the prominent recruiters include Capgemini, Concentrix, and HCL. Last year, the highest package offered was 15 LPA, while the average package for our course range between 4 and 5 LPA.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure at this location is of excellent quality, with a well-maintained campus and multiple park for recreational purpose. The greenery is also commendable. The facilities, including Wi-Fi, labs, and libraries, are well taken care of. The campus offers a good quality of life, and the hostels are affordable, with double-sharing rooms available. Additional, there are sports facilities for students to enjoy.
Faculty: The faculty at this institution possesses extensive expertise and knowledge. All instructors hold a Ph.D. in their respective fields and excel in teaching. They maintain a high level of discipline and punctuality. The curriculum is comprehensive, providing practical knowledge. Regular attendance and note-taking make exams manageable, with a passing percentage exceeding 60.
Other: Everything is good here.
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Chitkara University Admissions 2024 FAQs

Q:   When are Chitkara University, Chandigarh application forms out?


Chitkara University is a reputed private institution in Rajpura Punjab and the application form for undergraduate and post graduate courses was live till 10th September 2023. Applications are accepted through online platform  and students who wanted to apply for the courses had to apply till 10th of September for availing the courses of their choice.

Q:   Does Chitkara University, Chandigarh accept CAT for MBA?


The Chitkara University as a reputed private institution in Punjab accepting CAT for MBA courses 

For the student who want to study MBA courses candidates are granted admission based on the rank in CAT, MAT, NMAT etc

For the admission purpose in MBA courses the candidate should have a Bachelor degree with minimum 50% in any stream from a good reputed University.

Q:   Can I get admission to Chitkara University, Chandigarh with 60% in Class 12?


Chitkara University is one of the most reputed private universities in Punjab district. For the purpose of taking admission in institute minimum of 60% marks are required in 10th and 12th class (all courses).

In engineering courses also for taking admission 60% minimum marks are required 

In MBA minimum 50% of the score is required in bachelor's degree from any stream but from a reputed University.

Q:   What is the application process at Chitkara University?


Chitkara University's application process is conducted in online mode. Candidates must follow the step-by-step application process.

  • Step 1: The first step involves visiting the official website of Chitkara University.
  • Step 2: The next step is to register and create the login credential.
  • Step 3: The next step is to fill out the application form and pay the application fee (INR 1,100).
  • Step 4: Click on the submit button to submit the Chitkara University application form.

Q:   Is JEE-Main compulsory for Chitkara University?


The eligibility criteria for BTech at Chitkara University is Class 12 with a minimum of 60% aggregate and the accepted entrance is JEE Main. Chitkara University accepts MAT, XAT, CAT, NMAT, CMAT, SAT India, and other entrance exam scores for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, and other courses. It is mandatory for all candidates to produce proof of having passed the qualifying exams of Class 12 and a valid JEE MAIN 2023.


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Answered 8 months ago

Its a super easy task for taking admission in Chitkara University for B.Tech programme. But first of all let me tell you that Chitkara is one of the best universities for Engineering programme and to get yourself enrolled here, you must have passed your class 12th with a minimum aggregate of 60 perc



Hemant Sharma

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Answered a month ago

Yes, candidates who meet the minimum educational qualification can definately apply for BTech CSE course at Chitkara University. The candidate should have complete Class 12 with 60% agggregate or 60% in Physics, Chemistry and in Mathematics. However, the selection criteria is nationa-based entrance


Indrani Choudhury

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Answered a month ago

In order to get admission at Chitkara University Chandigarh, students need to meet the last educational qualifications. The candidate need to complete Class 12 with 50% to 65% aggregate. The selection criteria for the course is Merit-Based. At, if a candidate have TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign


Indrani Choudhury

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Answered a month ago

To pursue a BTech at Chitkara University, the students can start their application by:

  • Downloading the admission form from the Chitkara University website, or getting it from the nearest bookstore to your place. To know the nearest bookstore students are advised to visit the official website.
  • Duly fil


Indrani Choudhury

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

Yes, the BBA applications for 2024 is open at the offcial website, i.e., Chitkara University, Chandigarh. The mode of study for the programme is full-time and offers in multiple specialisations. The total course fee is in between INR 3.6 Lacs to INR 11.4 lakh.

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