National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra also known as NIT Kurukshetra is a ‘public technical university’ set up in 1963. Formerly known as the Regional Engineering College, Kurukshetra, this technical institute in India is funded by the Indian Government. The institute is situated in Kurukshetra, Haryana. The campus is 5 kms from the Kurukshetra Railway station and close to the Kurukshetra University.

In December 2008, this institute for technical education in India was recognized as an Institution of National Importance (INI). It is among the 20 National Institutes of Technology that has been set up in India by the Government of India.

This technological and engineering institute is the result of the joint venture between the Haryana Government and the Government of India. The institute aims at helping the country by providing technical training, research and education to the students and thereby promoting national integration. National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra’s main objective is to impart research and instructions facilities in varied areas of technology and engineering and also the advancement and distribution of knowledge is the different disciplines.

REC Kurukshetra was converted into the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra and also recognized as a Deemed University in 2002. Presently it is among the top engineering colleges in India.

Academic Departments at National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  • Business Administration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Applications
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Industrial Engineering And Management
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities
  • Mechanical Engineering
Academic Programmes at National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra offers under graduate, post graduate and doctoral programmes in various disciplines of engineering, science, management and humanities.

Undergraduate Programmes (B. Tech. Degree)
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
Post graduate Programmes (M. Tech Degree)

Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
Electrical Engineering
  • Control System
  • Power Electronics & Drives
  • Power System
Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Robotics & Automation
  • Instrumentation
  • Nano-Technology
Master of Business Administration

M. Tech. courses are for a period of 4 semesters for the regular students while 2 semesters for diploma holders at the post graduate level. Admission to M. Tech is done through GATE.

Ph.D Programmes

Engineering Department
  • Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Electronics & Communication,
  • Chemistry, Physics& Mathematics
Humanities & Social Sciences

Computer Applications

Since its very inception the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra has maintained a good and consistent placement record. Reputed firms and companies from the public and the private sector visit the institute every year for the recruitment process. This engineering institute in India is among the famous and top engineering schools in India and has been successful in maintaining with its objective and purpose.

Last Updated on : March 30, 2016