Overview

“To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe”

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Chitkara Educational Trust, established in the year 1998, had been set up with a clear mission to pursue excellence in the field of education and go adhere to the highest standards of academic rigor in all its work. Since then, Chitkara has grown tremendously and has attained a leadership position in North India, which speaks volumes about its enduring commitment, outstanding faculty and a rich learning environment.

CHITKARA UNIVERSITY, HIMACHAL PRADESH

Chitkara University started its operations from Academic Year 2008-09 after the Legislature of Himachal Pradesh passed Chitkara University (Establishment and Regulation) Act (Act No. 2 of 2009). We are NAAC accredited government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956 and are member of esteemed Association of Indian Universities. The University has grown tremendously during the last few years and is fast moving towards attaining leadership position in North India, which speaks volumes about our enduring commitment, outstanding faculty and rich learning environment. Being founded by a family of academicians, consequently our ethos is geared towards development of society by providing high quality education.

The Campus is spread over approximately 17 acres and provides state-of-the-art facilities and ambience for a conducive learning environment. The pedagogy is learning-centric and the curriculum has been drawn to keep abreast with latest in respective domains that prepares students for life. The ambience of the University, teacher-student relations, functional industry tie-ups, and collaborations with foreign universities provide excellent opportunities to students for their overall development.

We hold a strong commitment to high standards in all aspects of our educational activities, learning outcomes and support services and also seek to continuously strengthen the overall effectiveness of our operations. We recognize that in a shrinking globe students have to possess skills to work in an international environment. The University has collaboration with a large number of reputed foreign universities that encompass articulation arrangements, student and faculty exchanges and research collaborations as the main stay of such joint ventures.

Research has been accorded its due importance and the University has established three research centres to give a boost to research activities. A number of reputed companies have sponsored laboratories that have been set up in the campus and facilitate research. The companies like Bentley, nVIDIA (one of the leading companies in the parallel computing space) has granted the status of “CUDA teaching Centre” to Chitkara University. Marquee companies such as ARM, Cadence and NXP Semiconductors are supporting us in terms of supplying state-of-the-art equipment for best hands-on classroom training. Infosys Campus Connect and Wipro 10X Mission have provided us an important framework for our engineering curriculum.

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EXPLORE YOUR POTENTIAL

Our logo depicts the arrows in soaring heights, promising everlasting progress. It also illustrates the interlinking of our key stakeholders namely Students, Parents, Faculty, Alumni, Industry and Society as a whole, working in synergy towards a common goal which is the “Everlasting Success of Each Chitkara Student and creating them as responsible citizens”. The colour Red denotes Energy & Passion to “Explore Our Potential”.

Our Charter

The learning environment at Chitkara University represents unique blend of distinguished faculty, brilliant and intellectual students with a proactive collaboration with industry. All stakeholders at Chitkara University abide by our charter.

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Explore Your Potential with Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh

The Faculty of Engineering & Technology contributes to the university’s future through its own vision and mission.

VISION

To be a globally recognized organization promoting academic excellence through interdisciplinary applied research and to expand realms of knowledge through innovation.

MISSION

  • To carry out the academic process for achieving excellence through active teacher-student-industry participation
  • To promote research, innovation and entrepreneurship in collaboration with industries and laboratories
  • To inculcate high moral, ethical and professional standards amongst our students
  • To contribute to build a skillful society

VALUES

Chitkara University has defined certain values for those who are directly or indirectly involved in the working of the University.

The values identified and adopted by Chitkara University are as follows:

  • Care – For us, welfare of our students and employees is our top priority.
  • Supportive – We are supportive. We go an extra mile to support our stakeholders i.e. students, faculty member, parents, government and industry.
  • Academic Excellence and Learning – We value excellence in learning by adopting suitable pedagogy and ensuring that our faculty remains in touch with the latest in the field. We also ensure that our students are able to compete at global level.
  • Quality – We hold a strong commitment to high standards in all aspects of our educational activities, learning outcomes and support services. We seek to continuously strengthen the overall effectiveness of our operations.
  • Faith – We treasure our ethos and our charter.
  • Integrity – We conduct our operations and make our public representations in an ethical manner. We practice honesty and objectivity in dealing with our stakeholders.
  • Diversity – We embrace and promote diversity in our policies and practices to prepare our learners to live and work successfully in an increasingly diverse society. We strive to create a learning environment by welcoming teachers, learners and staff who bring diverse ideas, values and backgrounds and beliefs to the learning and work environment.
  • Leadership – We seek to develop responsible leaders committed to a common goal.
  • Freedom of Inquiry and Expression – We support the rights of our people to freely inquire and express their opinions and suggestions. We involve and encourage an open exchange of ideas and seek inputs from one and all who wish to participate in the learning process of teaching.
  • Communication – We believe in open, honest, respectful and timely communication at all levels.
  • Accountability – We are accountable to all the stakeholders and the general public for fulfilling our mission in an appropriate manner by openly assessing the operations.
  • Innovation – We provide imaginative and effective solutions to our challenges and innovative ways to fulfill our mission.
  • Collaboration – We seek and nurture partnerships with educational institutions in India & abroad, research establishments, industry and the communities, to have an effective learning environment.
  • Access to Underprivileged – We aim to promote social mobility by creating opportunities for the underprivileged, to gain access to our educational system. Hence, we hold a strong commitment to the inalienable right to their pursuit of happiness.
  • Time Management – We aim to train our people to manage time effectively so that the right time is allocated to the right activities and specific time slots to activities as per their importance.
  • Social and Cultural Sensitivity – We value and respect diversity and hence, we are committed to function effectively in various cultures. Our aim is to make our workforce sensitive to cultural differences.

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