Chitkara University was established in 2010 by Chitkara Educational Trust. It is recognized by Universal Grants Commission (UGC), NCTE and Council of Architecture. Chitkara University is renowned as one of the best private universities in the North India region. The University offers multi-disciplinary programs, all of which are outlined to be industry-relevant. From business management programs to programs in nursing and medical laboratory technologies; and from computer science, electronics and mechanical engineering programs, it is a veritable cornucopia of educational services. The university has over 10,000 students and more than 600 experienced faculty members. Various institutes working under the umbrella of this institution are namely Chitkara Business School, Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara Polytechnic and many more. The University works towards the upliftment of the students and imparts industry-oriented curriculum and instills ethical values and skills in them. Additionally, students are encouraged and provided relevant facilities to participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities through various clubs and societies on the campus. The University also facilitates student exchange programs where a number of foreign students regularly study at the campus adding to the cultural diversity found on the campus. The institution endeavors to nurture holistic world citizens, who are driven by human values and equipped to excel on a global stage.