THE WEEK-Hansa Research Survey 2019: Chitkara Engineering placed 9th; Hospitality Management placed 36th
With great pride we declare that independent rankings by ‘THE WEEK-Hansa Research Survey 2019’, place Chitkara University Institute of Engineering & Technology, Punjab, at the 9th Position, among the ‘Top Private Engineering Colleges of North Zone’; and Chitkara College of Hospitality Management, Punjab, at the 36th Position, among ‘Top Hotel Management Colleges, All India’.
Chitkara University Institute of Engineering & Technology, Punjab, has also been placed at the 99th Position in ‘Engineering Colleges All India’; 59th Position in ‘Private Engineering Colleges All India’. Further, Chitkara College of Hospitality Management, Punjab, Placed 17th in ‘Private Hotel Management Colleges All India’; and Placed 6th in ‘Private Hotel Management Colleges – North Zone’.
THE WEEK has been conducting the Best Colleges Survey in association with Hansa Research since 2009 to rank the top colleges in India. This year, the study was done across ten disciplines—arts, science, commerce, engineering, medicine, dental, law, hotel management, fashion technology and mass communication — and covered 24 cities. As many as 1,043 academic experts, 2,460 current students, 953 aspiring students and 30 recruiters took part in the primary survey. The sample was selected ensuring proper representation of all cities and disciplines. The respondents were asked to nominate and rank the 25 top colleges in India and top colleges in their city. Of the 4,486 interviews, 119 were qualitative. This helped get an in-depth understanding of the reasons for the rankings.
For THE WEEK-Hansa Research Survey 2019, Perceptual Score was calculated based on the number of nominations and the actual ranks received. For factual data collection, a dedicated website was created and the link was sent to more than 3,300 colleges. Factual Score was calculated using the information collected from the colleges. This included age, accreditation and infrastructure, faculty, placements, extracurricular activities, entry standard, teaching-learning process, and (for medicine and dental) hospital association. The total calculation was done basis – Composite Score = Perceptual Score (out of 600) + Factual Score (out of 400).