Type of College

Public

Accreditation & Recognition

INI

Established

1963

Affiliation

Deemed University

About National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra or NIT Kurukshetra was established in 1963.

It is a public engineering institute located in Kurukshetra. In December 2008, it was accredited with the status of Institute of National Importance (INI).

It is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology established and administered by Government of India. It runs undergraduate and postgraduate in programme Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy programme in Engineering, Sciences, and Humanities.

The campus extends over an area of 300 acres imaginatively laid down on a picturesque landscape. It presents a spectacle of harmony in architecture and natural beauty.

The first Prime Minister of Independent India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, sought to develop India as a leader in science and technology. Between 1959 and 1965, with this vision, the Government founded 14 educational institutions in different regions of India.

The system of competitive entry (based on merit) gave access to higher education in these institutions. Such an institution was established in 1963 in Kurukshetra as a joint enterprise of the Government of India and the Government of Haryana as the Regional Engineering College, Kurukshetra (REC Kurukshetra).

In 2002, all the Regional Engineering Colleges were unified by a common entrance exam. Therefore, REC Kurukshetra was renamed to National Institute of Technology under the NIT Act and was given a Deemed University status.

Admissions:

For Undergraduate (Bachelor of Technology) Courses:

  • Until 2012, admissions were made on the basis of merit in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination. This exam consisted of a section each on Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. Every year, more than 1,000,000 students appeared for this exam and the acceptance rate was close to 3%
  • Starting in 2013, admissions are now made on the basis of the merit list of Joint Entrance Examination. This is a common examination for all the premier universities in India. Under this, the candidates are ranked based on 60% of the marks scored in the test, and 40% of the marks in the grade XII board examinations
  • For foreign students, admissions are done through Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) scheme

For Postgraduate Courses:

NIT Kurukshetra accepts applications to the following degrees of the postgraduate course:

  • Master of Technology (through GATE score)
  • Master of Business Administration (through CAT/JMET score, followed by group discussions and personal interview)
  • Master of Computer Application (through NIMCET score)
  • For M.Tech. admission, seats are first filled up by admitting GATE qualified candidates and then by industry sponsored candidates. Remaining vacant seats are offered to Non-GATE candidates with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC candidates) in their qualifying examination. While GATE candidates are eligible for a scholarship of Rs.12400/- per month. Non-GATE candidates are not given any scholarship

For Ph.D. Courses:

Applications on prescribed proforma are invited for admission to Ph.D. (full–time/part–time) programmes.

Mission:

  • To produce quality manpower equipped with human and social values required to provide integration of technical skill, social character, leadership, self-confidence, creativity and renovation for benefit of mankind and sustainable development of India


To promote the areas of study, teaching and research activities of the Institute by:

  • Providing exchange of Faculty and Scholars at Regional and National level to attain contemporariness
  • Increasing Government-Institute and Industry-Academia Interaction by promoting joint research and consultancy projects between various Departments/Agencies of the Government of India and the Institute as well as Industry and the Institute
  • Contributing to knowledge, creation, development, up gradation, dissemination, and application by conducting research on the emerging disciplines, by workshops and by publishing books, research reports and research papers in journals of National and International standing

Objectives:

  • To offer academic programs in different areas of engineering at Under-graduate, Post-graduate and Doctoral levels
  • Increasing Government-Institute and Industry-Academia Interaction by promoting joint research and consultancy projects between various Departments/Agencies of the Government of India and the Institute as well as Industry and the Institute
  • To promote quality research and undertake research projects keeping in view the present day to day needs of technology
  • To interact with industry and other relevant sectors with a view to promote mutual interaction
  • To provide consultancy and testing facilities to various government, semi-government and private organizations with a view to generate additional resources and keep in touch with latest demands of the profession
  • To interact with, and provide necessary help to other engineering institutions from the state in particular
  • To act as a source for fostering national integration, the students intake being from all over the country providing this opportunity
  • To inculcate moral value
  • The institute has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The campus extends over an area of 300 acres imaginatively laid down on a picturesque landscape. It presents a spectacle of harmony in architecture and natural beauty. The campus has been organized into three functional sectors
  • The instructional buildings have been located between the two residential sectors in order to reduce walking distance. A full-fledged health centre manned by qualified doctors, a Post Office and a branch of the State Bank of India are located at convenient points on the Campus
  • NIT Kurukshetra has been ranked 48 in the NIRF Indian Engineering University Rankings 2016. NIRF rankings are based on Teaching, Learning & Resources, Research and Professional Practice etc.
  • The institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • The college has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Hostels for students are located towards Eastern side of the campus in the form of the cluster. Three story building of hostel provide comfortable accommodation and pleasing environment to students
  • The college has a large playground with will-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject.
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution.
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology.
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering Full Time 4-6 Years M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science Engineering Full Time 4-6 Years M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Electronics & Communication Engineering Full Time 4-6 Years M.Tech
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering Full Time 4-6 Years M.Tech
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctorate of Philosophy in Computer Application fulltime 2 years M.Phil.
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full Time 2 Years BBA
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  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • Health Centre / Hospital
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure

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