NIT Kurukshetra has released the entrance exam schedule for PhD admission of session 2020-2021. The exams are scheduled from October 16 and the last exam will be conducted on October 23. 

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra, ranks at 43 among top engineering colleges in India by NIRF 2018. The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and MBA programs as well as a doctoral program in Humanities, Engineering, and Sciences. Since 2015, the placement statistics have shown consistent growth with overall percentage of the student getting placed shooting up to beyond 95%.

Describing the placement statistics of 2019, 26.56% of students received more than 10 LPA packages, 61.25% of students received the placement package worth between 6-10 LPA, 43.17% received the package between 4-6 LPA and 3.87% of students received the package less than 4 LPA. 

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NIT Kurukshetra Highlights

Established | Type 2002 | Autonomous University
Recognized by AICTE, UGC, and MHRD
Courses offered | Type B.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Tech, and Ph.D. | UG, PG, Doctoral
Popular course MBA and B.Tech
Application mode Online
Top Recruiters Ashok Leyland, Adani, Aakash, Amazon, Shopclues, etc.
Address | Pin code NIT, Mirzapur part, Haryana | 136119
Official website | Contact number https://nitkkr.ac.in/ | 01744-233208

NIT Kurukshetra Courses

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, and certificate courses to its applicants. A brief about all the major courses is given below:

Course Details
B.Tech
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Specializations: Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Management, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering.
  • Selection criteria: JEE Mains scores
MBA
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Selection Criteria: Common Aptitude Test + GD + Interview
MCA
  • Duration: 2.5 years + 6 months internship
  • Selection Criteria: NIMCET
M.Tech
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specializations: Soil Mechanics and Foundation, Structural, Water Resources, Transportation, Environmental, Control System, Power system, Power Electronics & Drives, etc.
  • Selection Criteria: GATE
Certification courses
  • Programs: Data Science and Big Sciences

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NIT Kurukshetra Admission

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra admits students on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying entrance exam. Applicants must obtain a good score in JEE Main, GATE, NIMCET, and Common Aptitude to get admission in courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, and MBA respectively. 

How to apply?

The application process at NIT Kurukshetra for applicants is online. Applicants must fill the application fee online with required documents and application fee (as per the desired course).

  • Candidates must follow instructions strictly as given in the website
  • Candidates should pay the non-refundable processing fee (R1,800/- for OPEN/OBC and R900/- for SC/ST) through NIMCET 2019 website only before final submission of the online application form 
  • Candidates should register on NIMCET-2019  website with login, password and then fill all the details as per the Online Form
  • After successful filling of data online and pressing submit button, a complete application form with unique application number will be generated. Candidate must quote this unique application number in future correspondences till the test is conducted
  • Candidates are required to take printout of the generated application form and send it with e-receipt of the payment and all relevant documents - “The Secretary, NIMCET-2019, National Institute of Technology Agartala, Barjala, Jirania – 799046, Tripura (W)” by Speed Post/Registered Post on or before due date

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NIT Kurukshetra Placements

The placement cell of NIT Kurukshetra conducts all the placement related activities like assisting visiting companies, facilitating pre-placement talks, teleconferencing, videoconferencing, online interviews, etc to students. The team works towards placement oriented tasks and gives every possible support to recruiting companies and students. Here are some highlights from the previous year placements of NIT Kurukshetra:

Year No. of Students Graduated No. of Students Placed
2015-16 UG: 621 and PG: 338 UG: 466 and PG: 130
2016-17 UG: 685 and PG: 348 UG: 520 and PG: 190
2017-18 UG: 689 and PG: 283 UG: 567 and PG: 105

The median salary package offered to Undergraduate Students (B.Tech) is higher than the salary package offered to Postgraduate students as the stream varies and B.Tech is one of the popular courses of the institute. 

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NIT Kurukshetra Scholarship and Awards

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.
  • A 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 

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NIT Kurukshetra Faculty

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra has a total of 262 faculty members who have received highly reputed national/ international awards/ recognition from Central government agencies in recent years. The awarded faculty members are highly qualified in their relevant fields with a Ph.D. degree. Names of some core faculty members are:

Name: Soni D K

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D
  • Experience: 43 years

Name: Gupta S M

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: 31 years

Name: Setia Saraswati

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D
  • Experience: 25 years

Name: Swarup A

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D
  • Experience: 36 years

Name: Ohri Jyoti

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D
  • Experience: 27 years

Name: Chanana Saurabh

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D
  • Experience: 19 years

Name: Singh Bhushan Shashi

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D.
  • Experience: 4 years

Name: Nakka Jayaram

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D
  • Experience: 4 years

Name: Bhushan Gian

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D
  • Experience: 24 years

NIT Kurukshetra Hostel

The National Institute of Technology facilitates hostel accommodation to its students. There are a total of 9 hostels for boys and 3 hostels for girls well-equipped with all the facilities. The hostels are named as:

  • Alaknanda Bhawan 
  • Cauvery Bhawan
  • Abhimanyu Bhawan
  • Bhishma Bhawan
  • Chakradhar Bhawan
  • Dronacharya Bhawan
  • Ekalvya Bhawan
  • Fanibhushan Bhawan
  • Girivar Bhawan
  • Harihar Bhawan
  • Indivar Bhawan
  • Mega Boys Hostel
  • Bhagirathi Bhawan

NIT Kurukshetra FAQ

Ques. What is the highest package at NIT Kurukshetra?

Ans. Talking about the Undergraduate Placements, the highest package offered recently was 39.12 LPA to the students of Information Technology. After which comes the computer engineering with 28 LPA as the highest offered salary package. The postgraduate placements do not offer such big offers to students as compared to Undergraduate placements. The computer engineering specialization in Postgraduate programs gave a salary package of 28 LPA to students.

Ques. Can I upgrade my branch?

Ans. Yes, you may definitely upgrade or change your branch at NIT Kurukshetra. For a change of branch the CGPA in your first year, as a matter of fact, is required according to the branch you want to shift to. There is a lot of demand for CS and Mechanical so that would require a CGPA of 9.5 or above (it might vary depending upon the number in which your batch mates land up scoring better) for other branches a CGPA of 9.0000 is quite good.

Ques. Who are the major recruiters of NIT Kurukshetra?

Ans. The major recruiters of NIT Kurukshetra are Aakash, Amity University, Amazon, American Express, Shopclues, HCL, IBM, Nykaa, Oracle, OYO, Reliance, RBS, Vedanta, etc.