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NIT Kurukshetra

National Institute of Technology

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National Institute of Technology is situated at Thanesar, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India- 136119 in Kurukshetra.

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B.Tech in Civil Engineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B.Tech in Computer Engineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B.Tech in Information Technology
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B.Tech in Electrical Engineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B.Tech in Production & Industrial Engineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering

National Institute of Technology - NIT Kurukshetra - NITKKR

The National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra is a premier Institution of academic and research in the field of engineering and technology.  The Institution was established in 1963 as erstwhile Regional Engineering College, Kurukshetra as a joint enterprise between the Government of haryana and Central Government.  Today the Institute has its own place of high recruit in the national and international academic as an arena and has become institution of National Importance by the Act (NIT Act, 2007) of parliament.  The Institution is fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, New Delhi.   The Academic Programs span over a wide range of areas in Engineering, Applied Sciences, Humanities, Management and Computer Applications.  Presently, the Institute conducts 07 B.Tech., 22 M.Tech.,  one MBA (Regular and Self-Financed) one MCA (Regular and Self-Financed) and Ph.D. programmes in all the above disciplines.  At present 4500 students are registered under in these programs.  The placement record of the Institute has been commendable despite recession all across the globe.  Leading national and multi-national companies visit the recruit many students from the Institute.  To foster all round development of the students, adequate emphasis is given on many extracurricular activities like sports, cultural, technical and industrial visits.   Since its inception as REC, this institution has been very effectively imparting higher education and conducting research activities as well as manpower training programs in the frontier emerging areas of technical education and in the process has emerged as a premier institution of the country.  Over five decades of its existence, the Institution has grown vastly, both in terms of infrastructure and academic programs; and today NIT Kurukshetra has its own reputation for excellence in imparting high quality technical education, research, sponsored R&D programs, and consultancy.  The spirit of knowledge generation and dissemination is strongly embodied in the tradition, work culture and academic ambience of NIT Kurukshetra.  The Institute is established in the land of ‘Gita’ where ‘Lord Krishna’ delivered his first message to spread the knowledge in the entire world and this spirit is integral part of teaching learning at our Institution.  The Institution is one of the leading centres of the World Bank assisted Technical Education Quality Improvement Program-II (TEQIP-II) granted by MHRD, govt. of India for enhancing postgraduate education, demand given by research and development and innovative.   The faculty and alumni of the Institute have brought knowledge to the Institute through their outstanding professional achievements, professional recognitions and awards.  However, the Institution is tirelessly pursuing teaching, learning and training programs in collaboration with R&D organizations and industries for skill development of students, faculty and non-faculty staff by way of continuous learning.   The Institute has initiated steps for strengthening R&D collaborations with DRDO, DST and reputed industries along with strong linkages with renowned academic institutions of the country and abroad.  It has been a constant endeavor of the policy makers and administration of the Institute to accommodate the emerging needs of skilled professionals in industry through continuous updation and modification of teaching and training programs.  The Institute has prepared a prospective plan for future development of the Institute.   Kurukshetra is a railway junction on Delhi-Karnal-Ambala section of Northern Railway.  It is about 160 Km from Delhi and 100Km from Chandigarh.  The Institute campus is about 10 Km from Pipli, a well known road junction on NH-I. 

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NIT Kurukshetra has an Open air theater.


32 Type Courses Available

  • 7 UG Courses
  • 23 PG Courses
  • 2 phd Courses



 Gold Medal alongwith a cash award of Rs. 5,000/- for the students who secure 1 st position in the final examination in the above mentioned disciplines of NIT Kurukshetra. 


The Corporation has instituted Harton Gold, silver and Bronze Medals accompanied by merit certificates and cash prize of Rs. 3000/- Rs. 2000/- and Rs. 1000/- respectively in Institutes in Haryana. in the field of Electronics/Computers. 


The student of 1981-86 Batch (E) Branch has instituted a Medal along with cash Prize of Rs. 5000/- in the memory of Late Sh. Shyam Sunder Dhingra to be awarded to the top Ranker of B.Tech. CE Branch with effect from 2003.

Silver Medal in the memory of Late Dr. R.P. Singh to be awarded to the toppers in 1 st, 2nd, 3rd year in Mechanical Engineering


An award of Rs. 50001- has been instituted from the year 1989-90 for the best technical working model of the year.

National Institute of Technology Placements

The institute offers placement assistance to the students for seeking best job in the industry. Along with that, the college also provide training and career guidance services to shape the career of students by developing their personalities. The institute organizes various programs for enhancing the skills of the students and make them prepare for upcoming challenges.


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National Institute of Technology

National Institute of Engineering Kurukshetra has state-of-the-art infrastructure with various facilities like a Computer center which is fully furnished and equipped with latest equipment, a well stocked and furnished library, several cultural and technical clubs which are managed by students, an open air theater for hosting cultural events, Outdoor games courts for hockey, football, cricket, and a health center.

Nearby popular spots within 5 KM from the campus

Subway (Restaurant)
Glitz Cinemas (Movie Theater)
Domino's Pizza (Restaurant)
Cafe Coffee Day (Cafe)
Sunaina's Beauty World (Beauty Salon)
Levi's Store (Clothing Store)
PUMA (Clothing Store)
Adidas Store (Clothing Store)
Woodland Store (Clothing Store)
Red Tape Store (Clothing Store)
Kessel Mall (Shopping Mall)
State Bank of India (Bank)
ICICI Bank (Bank)
Axis Bank Ltd (Bank)
PNB Bank (Bank)
HDFC Bank (Bank)
Central Bank of India (Bank)

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