National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (NIT Kurukshetra) is a public engineering institute 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. It received the status of  Institute of National Importance in December 2008. It is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology established and administered by Government of India.

NIT Kurukshetra Admission

NIT Kurukshetra offers courses in B.Tech and M.Tech. degree and research facilities leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. After getting the status of Deemed University, it is now independent in every respect relating to academic work such as examinations, course structure and evaluation. The Institute has switched over from the conventional examination and evaluation system to the Credit Based Examination System. There is a semester examination at the end of each semester.

In the Undergraduate courses – B.Tech. Degree Courses, admissions are made on the basis JEE Main.

However the admission to M. Tech. degree courses are made on the basis of candidate’s score in the GATE examination. Seats are first filled up by admitting GATE qualified candidates and then by industry sponsored candidates. 

B. Tech. Degree

Courses of study are offered in the following disciplines:
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering: 
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

M. Tech Degree

The duration of an M. Tech. course is four semesters for regular students and two semesters for Postgraduate diploma holders in the relevant disciplines.Teaching in each academic year is divided into two semesters. The duration of the course is four semesters for regular students and six semesters for part-time students (for NIT, Kurukshetra employees only).

Courses of study are offered in the following disciplines and specializations:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Computer Engineering

Ph.D Programmes

Applications on prescribed proforma are invited for admission to Ph.D (Full–time/Part–time) programmes in

  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • VLSI Design and Embedded Systems,
  • School of Renewable Energy and Efficiency
  • School of Biomedical Engineering
  • School of Material Science and Nanotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics 
  • Mathematics
Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Computer Applications

Department of Business Administration

MBA in NIT Kurukshetra

Responding to an increasing demand for management professionals in the country and keeping in line with its stated goal of regularly adding new courses  as a part of its 20- year growth plan, NITK has started an MBA programme from 2006-07. With the introduction of the programme, the Institute extends its long years of expertise into the field of Business Administration, thus fulfilling its commitment to the business world and the society at large of developing professional managers with varied competencies and ethical values.

Contact Details

National Institute of Technology
Kurukshetra - 136119
Haryana (India)

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