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Awards & Achievements

  • Global School Leaders consortium bestows Dr. Niyati Chitkara, Director – Schools at Chitkara International School the title of Global Edu Icon for her outstanding contributions to the field of Education
  • Chitkara International School Ranks No.1 in Quality Education in a survey by Education Today under the North Educators’ Summit and Awards 2022
  • Dr Niyati Chitkara is a dedicated member of the education sector and has been recognised time and again for her innovative and dynamic thinking. It is indeed a result of her devoted efforts that Chitkara International School was ranked 2nd among Co-Ed Day Schools by Education World Rankings 2022-23
  • Continuing its endeavour to build a robust Career Guidance ecosystem for shaping learners’ future, Chitkara International School (CIS), Chandigarh seized the “Career Change Makers Award” from, during the Master Career Guide Summit, held in New Delhi
  • Chitkara International School, Chandigarh received the eminent award titled “School Promoting Innovative Teaching Methodologies” by the ASSOCHAM National Council on Education at the 15th International Education Leadership & Skill Development Summit
  • Chitkara International Schools’ honourable Director – Dr. Niyati Chitkara has been bestowed with the “Certificate of Excellence / Education Leader of the Year Award” at the renowned National Education Excellence Awards 2021 for her unequalled vision as an Educational Leader and her meritorious contribution to the field of education.
  • Ms. Honey Chitkara, Associate Director cum Principal, was bestowed with the prestigious “Excellence in Instructional Leadership Award” by Adoption of Social Media in Academia (ASMA) organization at its recently-conducted “India’s Inspiring Teachers’ Awards 2021”
  • Adding another feather to CIS cap, Dr Chitkara was interviewed by Zee-Punjab, Haryana and Himachal, in their segment called “Mahapurkh,” which highlights the exceptional work done by legendary personalities across various fields.
  • Ascertaining her commitment to sustainable development, Dr Chitkara, as the dynamic director of Chitkara International School, signed an MoU with The Climate Project Foundation. Dr Chitkara believes that reaching climate targets will depend on several different approaches and solutions, with everyone working together
  • Dr Niyati Chitkara awarded the Gen Emissary Certificate for being a member of the Galaxy of Celebrating Visionaries, Educators, and National Builders who support Project Carte Blanche
  • Affirming her dedication to sustainable development, Dr Chitkara signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development in Chandigarh
  • Chitkara International School worthy members (Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, Mr. Avneet Singh, Mr. Anmol Verma, Ms. Kanchan Gupta, Ms. Sahbi Singh and Dr. Gurpreet Bedi) have been conferred upon the esteemed “India’s Inspiring Teachers’ Awards 2021” by the prestigious ASMA Organization in the Online Teaching, Sports, Digital Education, STEM Education, Creative Arts and Culture, and Mental Health and Wellbeing categories respectively.
  • Dr. Niyati Chitkara became the proud recipient of the ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ proffered to her by the Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) for her unstinted cooperation towards the promotion of the needs and rights of children. Dr. Chitkara’s firm belief in the significance of inclusive, equitable and quality learning has been further exhibited through various activities and initiatives of the school
  • Ms Honey Chitkara, Associate Director & Principal has been rightly felicitated with the ‘Teachers Glory Award- 2020’ by Universal Business School for her exemplary contribution in the field of education.
  • Chitkara International School (CIS) always strives to endow each student with the education they need to prosper in a globally connected world. Applauding and recognising these efforts, Education Today ranked CIS as No.1 in India under the Top CBSE Schools –Parameter wise for ‘Individual Attention to Students’ in a survey. This was further recognised by Education Today at its India’s School Merit Awards, 2020 held on January 23rd, 2021 wherein they felicitated India’s Top School winners. The award result was published in the 8th Annual Corporate Education edition of Education Today.
  • Chitkara International School attained the second rank in the Time School Survey, conducted by leading Indian English Language newspaper, ‘Times of India’. The evaluation was based on an elaborate questionnaire that included General Information on Infrastructure & Facilities, Sports facility, Cultural & Extra Curricular, Medical facility, Teachers, Network, Exchange program & Global exposure, Disaster management and Awards achieved by the school.
  • Business World has honoured Dr Chitkara among one of the Top 40 Young Leaders in field of Education. This prestigious award is in recognition of her unique ideas and expeditious implementation of those ideas for better and beneficial results. BW Education 40under40 facilitates the brightest young leaders who have made a mark in the education ecosystem by their novel ideas.
  • Dr. Niyati Chitkara has been recently bestowed upon the “Indian Achievers’ Award, 2020” for her formidable vision and extraordinary work, which underlie the school’s enormous success. Besides being persistent in highlighting the significance of social-emotional skills, common core skills, use of data to drive instruction, and rigorous implementation of the well-devised school curriculum, Dr. Chitkara has been instrumental in ensuring constant edification of her team members.
  • Chitkara International School has victoriously won the Samagra Shiksha Empowering India Award 2020 under the category Private School (Unaided) from the State of Punjab at the first edition of the prestigious Empowering India Awards. Graced by the honourable HRD Union Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal, the award ceremony was truly a celebration of grit, hard work, and intellect.
  • Chitkara International School has been awarded the National Excellence for Research and Innovation in North India 2020 award for its dedicated and exemplary contribution in education by Integrated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). ICCI also felicitated honourable principal of CIS, Dr Niyati Chitkara with Inspirational Icon of the Year 2020 for her dedication and exemplary contribution in the field of education.
  • Solidifying its place as one of the leading schools of the region, Chitkara International School has been awarded the certificate for being the ‘Best School in North India 2019’ by Centre for Education Growth and Research (CEGR) during 12th Rashtriya Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar Ceremony held in Delhi.
  • Acknowledging the school for its outstanding International Practices, British Council accredited CIS with the prestigious British Council International School Award 2019-22.
  • Chitkara International School’s dedication to a well-rounded and holistic approach for nurturing young minds for a better tomorrow can’t be better signified than by the fact that it has been honoured with Innovative School Award by eminent Chef Vikas Khanna and Chef Vikas Chawla for innovation and excellence in school education.
  • Chitkara International School has been accredited with International School Award 2019-2022 for “Outstanding Development of International Dimension in the Curriculum by British Council
  • Chitkara International School ardently believes in assimilating a strong value system, skills along with focusing on the academic excellence of students thus preparing them to succeed in 21st century. It is in recognition of this exemplary effort of the institution, the school was felicitated with a certificate for Future 50 Schools Shaping Success.
  • ReTHINK India is a nationalist think tank which nurtures a wide range of communities of practice engaging them around a vast spectrum of unique, innovative, interdisciplinary & incremental propositions. This reputed organisation thereby rolled out the title of New India Champions 2018 to Chitkara International School as it has always exhibited excellence towards holistic development of children.
  • Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) applauded CIS’s partnership for exchange programme with Government School, Dhanas at their event “National Consultation of UT’s on Creating Child-Friendly Cities” conducted on its 5th Foundation Day. CIS was absolutely pleased to receive the recognition of the best practice of “Twining Model- Sharing of Resources on Environment and Value Culture”.
  • Digital Learning ranked Chitkara International School as one of the top 5 schools in Chandigarh, under “Top Schools of India – Ranking 2018”.
  • Chitkara International Schools’ achievement list registered a distinct victory as its bright Chitkarian, Swamya Singh of grade 12 humanities has signed a two-year professional football contract with the kemicityfc club (Finland). He is the second-ever Indian player to have made such a humongous mark in the history of signing of professional football contract worldwide.
  • CIS was acknowledged by the Department of Education Chandigarh (U.T.) in association with PGIMER, Chandigarh and Indian Council of Medical Research under the School Health Accreditation Project (SHAP). After the rigorous assessment of 460 government and private schools by the team of assessors, the Chitkara International School was found to be in the category of ‘Platinum'(platinum being highest). The evaluation procedure followed the assessment following the combination of Curriculum (teaching, learning, professional development), Environment (school ethos, physical, policies, culture, procedure) and Partnership (students, families, staff, professionals, agencies, community and services). With much applauses, CIS was felicitated with the award at the event titled Ranking and Certification Ceremony of the Accreditated Schools, organised at PG Government College, Sector 11, Chandigarh.
  • Chitkara International School got felicitated by Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar at the district level in the subcategory of sanitation with a 5-star rating. Kirron Kher, MP gave the award to the school principal Dr Niyati Chitkara.
  • A big breakthrough came in for Chitkara International School, as it entered into the coveted League of Futuristic Schools of India 2018. The award was accorded by rethink India to the school on the basis of various parameters.
  • Chitkara International School added another feather to its cap as it got ‘Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Acclamation’ by ReTHINK INDIA, for Internationalisation of India’s Education 2018
  • The Learning Ambience of any Educational Ecosystem is the foundation & a pre-dominant facet which essentially drives the learning outcomes at large. ReTHINK INDIA thereby curated Sir C V Raman Award for Applied Physics wherein Learning Ambience Rankings were conducted and Chitkara International School came as a frontrunner thus covering another milestone by seizing the award.
  • Chitkara International School was awarded with “School excellence award” at 5th National conference on teaching, learning and leadership organized by Brainfeed, one of the leading magazines. The school was awarded for best implementing PBL, infrastructure, innovative practices, and influential brand school.
  • Chitkara International School was ranked amongst top 5 Co-ed School in Education World India School Rankings 2017-18.
  • Chitkara International School attains two times in the row the crown as one of the Top 50 future school in India under the National Category, awarded by Univariety & Fortune India.
  • Chitkara International School got “Accreditation” for “Quality School Governance” from National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET) , Quality Council of India.
  • Chitkara International School promotes the health of children at all levels, be it providing a clean infrastructure, conducting health awareness programs or maintaining health records, etc. This effort of CIS was acknowledged by the Department of Education Chandigarh (U.T.) in association with PGIMER, Chandigarh and Indian Council of Medical Research under the School Health Accreditation Project (SHAP). After the rigorous assessment of 460 government and private schools by the team of assessors, the Chitkara International School was found to be in the category of ‘Platinum'(platinum being highest).
  • Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former Honorable President of India honored Kashish Sharma – A student of Chitkara International School with special achievement award in the field of Sports.
  • Chitkara International School held one of the Top positions in the “National Level Survey – The Indian School Rankings 2016 in the survey conducted by Education World in association with C-fore.
  • Chitkara International School has been ranked as one of Top 3 schools in Chandigarh City Rankings amongst “Top Schools of India – Ranking 2016” by Digital Learning.
  • CBSE – CAER Published a Case Study on Chitkara International School on “Innovative Curriculum”.
  • Cambridge Examinations Board Published a Case Study on Chitkara International School.
  • Various Research Papers have been published by the different offices of CIS covering the wide arena of learning. Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India conferred on the Best School Infrastructure award at the 7th elets World Education Summit 2016 held at Delhi