National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra, was established in 1963 and is one of the 31 NITs set up by the Government of India. It has been ranked 58 by the NIRF 2023 under the Engineering category. It offers BTech, MTech, MBA, MCA, PhD, and certificate courses in various specialisations. These courses are offered through 11 departments and 4 schools. The Institute has signed MoUs with various national and international institutes/organisations. The major highlights of National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra are tabulated below:
Year of establishment
NIRF Ranking 2023
– 58 (Engineering)
Number of Scholarships offered
Placement rate (2022)
-Delta Power Solutions India Private Limited
-Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University
|B.Tech||₹1.6 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 + JEE Main|
|M.Tech||₹1.05 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|Ph.D||₹58,000 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|MBA||₹1.05 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Pass in Graduation + CAT|
|MCA||₹1.05 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 60% + NIMCET|
*NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech ranking by The Week is 28 out of 131 colleges in India in 2023 and it was 26 out of 216 colleges in India in 2022.
*NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech ranking by NIRF is 58 out of 200 colleges in India in 2023 and it was 50 out of 300 colleges in India in 2022.
*NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech ranking by IIRF is 53 out of 170 colleges in India in 2023 and it was 54 out of 192 colleges in India in 2022.
*NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech ranking by Collegedunia.com is 51 out of 394 colleges in India in 2023.
NIT Kurukshetra admission 2024 is primarily entrance-based. The college offers UG, PG, and Doctoral degree courses in the streams of Engineering, Management, and Computer Applications across various specializations. The flagship courses of NIT Kurukshetra are BTech, MTech, and MBA. These courses are offered under 11 departments and 4 schools. At NIT Kurukshetra, candidates are selected through national-level tests like JEE Main, GATE, NIMCET, CAT, etc. After qualifying for the respective entrance exams, students need to appear for the relevant counselling sessions including JoSAA, CSAB, and CCMT.
|JEE Mains Registration starts on||November 01, 2023|
|JEE Mains 2024 exam date session 1||January 24 to February 1, 2024|
|NTA JEE Mains 2024 Exam Date April session||April 1 to 15, 2024|
1. Class 10th and 12th Marksheets and Passing Certificate
2. Graduation degree and Degree Certificate
3. Scorecard of entrance exam taken by the candidate
4. Category Certificate (if applicable)
5. Passport-size Photograph
NIT Kurukshetra offers various scholarships to its students. NIT Kurukshetra students can avail of Merit-cum-Means Scholarships, the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for SC students, and Alumni Association Scholarships.
There are various scholarships under Merit-cum-Means Scholarships, such as the OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarship, which is given to the first three toppers (Engineering) and the first ten (Management) on the basis of performance during the whole course.
The Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for SC students offers 26 merit scholarships and 52 merit-cum-means scholarships are awarded by the institute for each year of BTech degree courses. In addition to these, National Scholarships, Post-metric Scholarship, and many other stipends are awarded by various Government institutions and other agencies.
NITK also offers Alumni Association awards. There are 5 scholarships (one each in the disciplines of Civil, Computer, Electronics Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering) of the value of INR 2400 per annum that are open to all regular BTech students of the institute.
|Particulars||Placements Statistics 2023|
|Number of Eligible Students||1324|
|Number of Placement Offers||1014|
|Number of Students Placed||843|
|Highest Salary||INR 1.25 CPA|
|Average Salary||INR 13.89 LPA (B.Tech)|
|Median Salary||INR 10.92 LPA (B.Tech)|
|Top Recruiters||ICICI Lombard, HCL Technologies, Microsoft, Adani Group, Mphasis|