National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, popularly known as NIT Kurukshetra, is a public engineering institute which was established in the year 2002. It is one of the 30 NIT’s established by the Government of India. NIT Kurukshetra has been ranked 60 in the NIRF Indian Engineering University Rankings 2017.
The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and MBA program as well as doctoral program in Humanities, Engineering and Sciences. NIT Kurukshetra Admissions are based on the marks secured by the students in the entrance examinations- JEE Mains, GATE, CAT, JMET, NIMCET and DASA. For PhD admissions, entrance examination is conducted by the institute.

NIT Kurukshetra Highlights

Establishment Year2002
TypeAutonomous University
Approved byAICTE
LocationKurukshetra, Haryana, India

NIT Kurukshetra Courses Offered

The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. All the courses are examined below:

Undergraduate Programs:

At undergraduate level, NIT Kurukshetra offers B.Tech program under a number of specializations to the students who wish to pursue a career in the field of engineering. Admissions are made on the basis of the merit list of JEE Mains. 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)

Postgraduate Programs:

The institute offers M.Tech, MBA and MCA program as its postgraduate programs. Admissions in M.Tech are based on the marks secured in GATE. For MBA, applicants are selected on the basis of CAT and JMET which is followed by group discussion and personal interview round. For MCA admissions, students are admitted on the basis of NIMCET score.

Doctoral Programs

For admission to NIT Kurukshetra Ph.D. course, the candidates need to sit for an entrance test conducted by the college which is then followed by Interview and Presentation rounds. The applicants, who are employed in an NIT on a regular / contract (including project staff) for three years or more, are exempted from the Entrance test.
Read more about the Courses and Fees – NIT Kurukshetra Fee Structure

NIT Kurukshetra Placements

The institute is visited by a large number of recruiters every year. NIT Kurukshetra Placements are offered to the deserving students. Some major companies that visit the institute are Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Deloitte, Epic Systems, Oracle, Ubisoft, Birla Soft, Adobe, Yahoo, Pangea3, HCL, Accenture and Infosys etc.

B.Tech Placement Statistics-

NIT Kurukshetra Placement Statistics for BTech

B.Tech- Last Year Placement Trends

NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech placement- Last year Trends

PG- Last Year Placement Trends

NIT Kurukshetra PG Placements- Last year trends

NIT Kurukshetra Ranking

  • National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra was ranked at no. 43 among Top Engineering College in India by NIRF, 2018.

NIT Kurukshetra Scholarship:

The National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra offers various performance linked awards and scholarships to the meritorious students of the institution. Various honors and Awards are:

  • University Medal and Merit certificate for the toppers of the institution is given to the students of B.Tech who obtain the highest score in the final by clearing all the exams at one go.
  • Gold medal is given along with a cash prize of INR 5000 to the student who secures a 1st position in the final exam.
  • ‘Best All Rounder’ Award
  • Award for Technical Working Model

Read more about the Scholarships- NIT Kurukshetra Scholarships

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