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Approvals & Accreditations

Chitkara University and its constituent institutions are duly recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and other apex bodies, and have memberships and accreditations of various national and international bodies and associations.

UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (UGC)

Chitkara University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India.

In the year 2010, Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under, “The Chitkara University Act”. Chitkara University is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.

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COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURE (COA)

The five–year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) Program at Chitkara School of Planning & Architecture, Chitkara University (Punjab) is approved by Council of Architecture (COA)—a statutory body constituted by the Government of India to regulate the education and practice of the profession of architecture throughout India, besides maintaining the register of architects.

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PHARMACY COUNCIL OF INDIA (PCI)

The four-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) Program at Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University (Punjab) is approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)—a statutory body of Government of India established to regulate pharmacy education in the country for the purpose of registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, and the profession and practice of pharmacy.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TEACHER EDUCATION (NCTE)

Teacher education programs namely B.Ed. and ETT at Chitkara College of Education for Women, Chitkara University (Punjab) are duly recognized by National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)—a statutory body of the Government of India established for planned and coordinated development of teacher education system throughout the country.

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INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL (INC)

The four-year Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Program at Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Chitkara University (Punjab) is duly recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC)—a statutory body of Government of India established to ensure a uniform standard of training for nurses, midwives and health visitors.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HOTEL MANAGEMENT & CATERING TECHNOLOGY (NCHMCT)

The three-year Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration offered at Chitkara School of Hospitality is recognized by and affiliated to National council for Hotel Management and catering Technology (NCHMCT)—a statutory body of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India established to ensure a uniform system of training manpower for the hospitality industry.

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ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (AUAP)

Chitkara University is a member of #AUAP. Association of the Universities of Asia and Pacific formed in 1995 with Head Office at Thailand has a member strength of 150 and has consultative rights that of #UNESCO.

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RECOGNITION OF “INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL ETHICS COMMITTEE (IAEC)” by CPCSEA, MoFAHD

The Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of Chitkara University, Punjab is recognized & registered with the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), a statutory Committee, established under Chapter 4, Section 15(1) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960 of Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

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RECOGNITION OF “INSTITUTION INNOVATION COUNCIL (IIC)”, MINISTRY OF HRD, GOVT. OF INDIA

Chitkara University has been recognized by MHRD Innovation Cell, Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Government of India for the establishment for “Institution Innovation Cell (IIC)” as per the norms of the innovation cell, to create a vibrant innovation and startup ecosystem at Chitkara University, Punjab.

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RECOGNITION OF THE INSTITUTE AS BUSINESS INCUBATOR (BI)/ HOST INSTITUTE (HI) FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SCHEME “SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL AND MANAGERIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SMEs THROUGH INCUBATOR”

Chitkara University Institute of Engineering & Technology has been recognized as Business Incubator (BI)/host Institution (HI) for implementation of the Scheme “Support for Entrepreneurial & management development of SMEs through incubator by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India

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RECOGNITION OF ICUBATOR CENTRE OF CHITKARA UNIVERSITY “CHITKARA INNOVATION INCUBATOR FOUNDATION (CIIF) BY MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, GOI

National Science and technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and technology, Government of India accords the recognition to “Chitkara Innovation Incubator Foundation, Chandigarh”, the incubator centre of Chikara University, Punjab as a Technology Business Incubator (TBI).

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RECOGNITION OF THE ETHICS COMMITTEE RELATING TO BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH RESEARCH WITH THE NATIONAL ETHICS COMMITTEE REGISTRY FOR BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH RESEARCH (NECRBHR), DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RESEARCH (DHR).

MEBERSHIP OF ASOOCIATION of INDIAN UNIVERSITIES (AIU)

Chitkara University was granted prestigious membership of Association of Indian Universities in 2013. Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is an organization and association of major universities in India.

The AIU is mainly concerned with the recognition of Degrees/Diplomas awarded by the Universities in India, which are recognized by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, and abroad for the purpose of admission to higher degree courses in Indian Universities. The AIU is also an implementing agency for the agreements signed under the Cultural Exchange Programmes executed between India and other countries.

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MEMBERSHIP OF INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, U.K.

Chitkara University was granted as an Affiliate Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), which is a multidisciplinary professional engineering institution. The IET was formed in 2006 from two separate institutions: IEE and IIE. The IET’s main offices are in Savoy Place in London, England.

In the United Kingdom, the IET has the authority to establish professional registration for the titles of Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Technician, and ICT Technician, as a licensed member institution of the Engineering Council. The IET is registered as a charity in England and Wales, and in Scotland.

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RECOGNITION OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS (SIROs).

Chitkara University, Punjab through its sponsoring trust “Chitkara Educational Trust”, is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations (SIROs) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) under the Scheme on Recognition of Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations (SIROs), 1988. The recognition will entitle the SIRO to receive such administrative support from the DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology as may be required on issue to promote or encourage scientific research Activities at university.

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Recognition of “Institutional Human Ethical Committee (IHEC)”, Chitkara University

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-rule (3) of rule 17 of the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019, the designated authority in the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, recognized and permitted Institutional Human Ethical Committee (IHEC) of Chitkara University, Punjab to perform the duties of ethics committee as specified in Chapter–IV of the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019

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