Kurukshetra University (KUK): Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Saniya Qureshi Saniya Qureshi | Nov 21, 2023
Saniya Qureshi
Saniya Qureshi

Updated on - Nov 21, 2023

Latest Updates for Kurukshetra University (KUK)

  • 06 December 2023 :

    KUK Results 2023 have been declared for BA-LLB, BA, BA-B.Ed and B.Sc-B.Ed courses.

  • 02 December 2023 :

    KUK Results 2023 have been released for BA-LLB, B.Sc, BA and PG Diploma courses.

KUK is one of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and its foundation was laid by late Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India. The university campus is located on the western bank of Brahm Sarovar (the holy tank) and extends over 400+ acres.

 The university has been positioned at 8th position amongst the state universities in India in Category-I by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and was awarded A+ Grade by NAAC. It has also been granted academic autonomy.

Kurukshetra University is a single institution with a large of number of students and faculties from all parts of the countries. Here's a glimpse on the students' insights about the university at GetMyUni Verdict.

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Kurukshetra University Highlights 

The highlights of KUK, such as university type, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

Kurukshetra University Highlights
Year of Establishment
11th January 1956
Type of University
State University
NAAC ‘A+’ Grade
Student-Faculty Ratio
Campus Area
400 acres
Courses/ Degrees Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D., Diploma 
Infrastructure Facilities
Classrooms, hospitals, Hostels, Shopping, cafeterias, Banking, Postal services, laboratories,  swimming pool, gymnasia, bank, ATMs, etc.

Why Kurukshetra University?

KUK, University is the largest single-campus university in India with more than 20000 students, over 1000+ faculty and staff, and more than 1443 courses across 17 streams programs. KUK is ranked high in various parameters by acclaimed bodies, and it has received many awards including Category-I by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and has also been granted academic autonomy. 

KUKAcademic Advantages

The university offers an industry-oriented curriculum for each course. The curriculum of all the courses is highly engaging, flexible, and innovative. courses are designed to expose the students to knowledge of the basics and sharpen their skills. Kurukshetra University offers 175 courses on the campus in 47 departments/ institutes and through 282 affiliated colleges and institutes in 7 districts of Haryana. 

Kurukshetra University Ranking

KUK is recognized by A+Grade by NAAC and is honoured by many organizations for its outstanding performance in imparting education in various disciplines. Below is an overview of KUK's rankings in the last few years by different organizations:

  • KUK stands in 8th position amongst the State Universities of the country
  • KUK is awarded Category-I by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
  • KUK stands on  25th among the Top Universities in India in 2019
  • The University is also accredited by the Bar Council of India (BCI), AICTE, PCI and ECI

KUK University Courses

KUK offered more than 1443 courses across 17 streams of program levels like a diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral levels, and distance learning. Below is an overview of the courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations:

KUK Business Management Courses

Information Technology, Financial Markets, International Finance, Hotel Management
Hospital & Healthcare Management, Tourism & Hospitality, International Business, Business Analytics, Financial Markets, Supply Chain & Logistics, IT, Marketing, HR, Financial Analysis, Hotel management
B.Sc / M.Sc
Economics, Home Science
Tourism & Hotel Management

KUK Hotel Management and Tourism Courses

Tourism & Hospitality
Hotel Management, Airlines, Tourism, and Hospitality
M.Sc {Full Time/ Part Time}
Hotel Management, Tourism Management
Hotel Management, Tourism Management

KUK Commerce Courses

General, Management Accounting & Finance

KUK Design/ Mass Media Courses

B.Sc/ M.sc
Graphic design, Mass media
Performing art
Journalism & Mass Media Communication
Journalism & Mass Media Communication

KUK Pharmaceutical Science Courses

Pharmacy Practice

KUK Arts Courses

English, Economics, Hindi, History, Political science, Philosophy, Psychology, Indian Culture, Ancient History & Culture, Journalism & mass media communication, Punjabi, Sociology, Fine arts, Vocal Instrumental, Sanskrit, English, Music, Art & Dance
Special Education, Physical Education

KUK Engineering Course

CSE, IT, Chemical, EXTC, Electrical, Mechanical, Printing, Graphic, Instrumental,Biomedical
EVS, CS, IT, Microelectronics, VLSI Design, Nanoscience, Instrumental, Biomedical

KUK Science Courses

Physics, Mathematics, Medical, Non-Medical, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Statistics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, General, Geography, Vocational
Physics, Botany, Biochemistry, EVS, Microbiology, Zoology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronic, CS, IT

Read more on KUK Courses and Fees

Kurukshetra University Departments

Mentioned below are the departments of the KU. Each department is built for a particular field and offers courses under that field. In addition to the courses and programs, each college has its placement committee to help students with future recruitments.

Social Science
Advance Social Science 
Medical science
Physical Sciences
Mass Media/ Journalism 
Ph.D./ M.Phil
Advance social Science
Hotel Management/ Tourism Management

Kurukshetra University Admission 2023

Kurukshetra University admission process varies according to courses, to take admission in any college students have to give an online entrance exam according to their choice for different streams. The KUK Admission 2023 is based on the entrance exam, scholarship test, M.Phil admission, Ph.D. admissions are all based on past academic merit, research subjects and if selected based on rank, they will have to appear for a personal interview, KUK admissions forms are available online at KUK's official website.

Read more on KUK Admission

Kurukshetra University Eligibility Criteria

Numerous courses are offered by Kurukshetra University University, each of which has different eligibility criteria. Given below is a list of a few courses offered by the KUK with their eligibility criteria:

KUK B.Tech Eligibility

B.Tech is a 4-year undergraduate program, with specializations such as Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology, andElectrical Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with a minimum aggregate of 60% in 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Maths/ Biology/ Biotechnology or equivalent.
  • The candidate has to qualify for Entrance exams
  • JEE Main/ Advanced
  • Candidates must have clear Class 12 with a minimum aggregate of 50%  from a recognized board.

KUK M.Tech Eligibility

M.Tech is a two-year postgraduate program specializing in Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering,  Microelectronics and VLSI Design, Computer Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

  • GATE Exam
  • Candidates must have BE/ B.Tech or M.Sc with a minimum aggregate of 55% and with appropriate specializations as specified

KUK MBA Eligibility

MBA is a two-year postgraduate program in business Administration KUK offered various streams and fields for MBA.

Eligibility Criteria

  • CAT exam is mandatory
  • The candidates must have passed a bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Kurukshetra University Cut Off

The university offers numerous courses to its students, having varying courses, KUK cut-offs are released every year during the admission season. KUK cut off for various courses will be calculated based on:

  • The categories of reservation
  • The availability of seats
  • Kurukshetra University releases the merit list every year for admission for UG courses/ PG courses and candidate are required to apply for the course-specific entrance exams
  • Candidates should have a valid score in KUK Entrance Exam for taking admission to various courses

For more information, check KUK Cut off.

Kurukshetra University Infrastructure Facilities

Kurukshetra University offers 175 courses on the campus in 47 departments through 282 affiliated colleges and institutes in 7 districts of Haryana. KUK boasts of providing students with amenities such as smart classrooms, a Wi-Fi campus, hostel accommodation, laboratories, 24 hrs library facility, cafeterias, canteens, ATMs, a swimming pool, gymnasium, bank, post office, and other sports facilities.

KUK campus area has one of the largest fully wifi-enabled campuses  It can cater to enough students in its hostels. Among KUK facilities are very delightful for students, faculties Employees Some of the facilities offered within the campus are:

  • Shopping Mall
  • Food Kiosks
  • Hospital
  • ATMs
  • Indoor auditorium and playgrounds
  • Banks
  • Post Office
  • Hostel
  • Cafeteria

KUK Hostel Details

KUK  hostel is known for its excellent and separate accommodation for both boys and girls. There are 25 hostels in KUK for which 11 are for boys, 1 hostel is for foreign male students and 13 hostels are for girls. The capacity of the boy's hostel is 2700 beds and 3000 beds are in the girl's hostel. The hostel is allocated to the students based on merit in the admission list.

All hostels have the following facilities, among others:

  • Separate mess facility in each hostel with meals 
  • Hygienic meals
  • Hot water
  • Common Room
  • Gym
  • Photocopy
  • Computer Lab
  • ATM
  • Indoor Game
  • Outdoor Game

Read more on KUK Facilities provided at the campus.

Kurukshetra University Placements

The students of KUK have been placed in the top companies with good salary packages. The KUK placement cell becomes the landing place of many leading industries for recruitment. It helps students to get the desired jobs. 

  • Companies like Axis Bank, Genpact, Airtel, Azim Premji Foundation, Asian Paints, Cox and Kings visit the campus for placements.
  • Students receive 3.5 lakhs as the median salary.

Read more about KUK Placement.

KUK Scholarships

The KUK provides scholarships to deserving and financially weak students. Students have to fulfill the criteria to obtain a scholarship. The details of the KUK scholarships are mentioned below:

  • The institute has introduced Dr. Radha Krishnan Fund to provide financial help to research scholars who need financial assistance to continue research work.
  • Ms. Agatha Harrison Memorial Fellowship to Ph.D. students
  • Smt. Kiran Yadav Scholarship of INR 1,000 p.m. to a student doing B.Ed. Special Education (Visual Impairment).
  • Golden Jubilee PG scholarship is awarded to 90 PG students 

Kurukshetra University Distance Education

KUK imparting quality education over the last 35 years. It caters to the academic pursuits of thousands of education seekers who are either deprived of education due to some constraint or those who wish to upgrade their qualifications and competence. The motive of Distance Education in KUK is to reach the unreached for building the knowledge-society by offering quality education at learner's doorstep.

Kurukshetra University Alumni

The aim of the Alumni Network is to connect with its passed-out students who are contributing towards various fields of work and learning. It provides a platform where the alumni share their experiences and ideas with others so that students should be functional in collective progress and development.

Kurukshetra University (KUK) Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 27
Total Faculty 407

Kurukshetra University (KUK) Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#23 in 2023 University
#24 in 2021 University

Kurukshetra University (KUK) Courses & Fees 2023

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹3,04,000 4 Years
MBA ₹70,716 2 Years
LLB ₹8,613 3 Years
BSc ₹1,15,720 3 Years
MTech ₹98,647 2 Years
B.Pharmacy ₹3,26,800 4 Years
BBA ₹1,65,000 3 Years
BA ₹99,000 3 Years
BTTH ₹60,000 --
BHMCT ₹1,86,600 4 Years

Kurukshetra University (KUK) Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Kurukshetra University (KUK)

₹ 70,716 (2 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 8,613 (3 Years)

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

₹ 98,647 (2 Years)

₹ 3,26,800 (4 Years)

₹ 1,65,000 (3 Years)

₹ 10,226 (1 Year)

M.Pharm [Master of Pharmacy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 1,73,400 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 5,000 (2 Years)

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,000 (2 Years)

₹ 63,250 (2 Years)

Master in HMCT

Offline On Campus

₹ 78,400

MSW [Master of Social Work]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,000 (2 Years)

₹ 4,000 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 16,140 (2 Years)

MFA [Master of Fine Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 71,400 (2 Years)

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 25,716 (2 Years)

₹ 46,832 (3 Years)

₹ 66,000 (3 Years)

₹ 7,500 (1 Year)

₹ 1,86,600 (4 Years)

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Shimanshika Batch 2016 BA Economics
Reviewed on Feb 08, 2021
2.5 Infrastructure
2.5 Campus

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Basically, I did my graduation through correspondence; thus, the admission process was quite simpler. And, I didn't have to give any entrance exam either. At the end of the year, there were final exams.

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : The infrast

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Priyansh Dhiman Batch 2018 BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]
Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The minimum required eligibility for pursuing BFA is successful completion of higher secondary schooling (10+2) from a recognized board of education.

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Sanjana Tayal Batch 2015 MBA [Master of Business Administration]
Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018
2.5 Placements
4 Infrastructure

Placements & Internships : No, I have not joined any internship before because I am in the first year and in my college, the internships are for the 2nd year students. And all the mentioned fields companies come to our college. The average salary ranges from INR 2.5

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Raj Kumar Batch 2018 Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA] (Computer Science)
Reviewed on Jun 17, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 12 th class is the eligibility for course,I didn't give any entrance test and about 90 cutoff will be going for course

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Goldy Bakshi Batch 2018 BA [Bachelor of Arts]
Reviewed on May 15, 2018
1 Placements

Placements & Internships : The alumni network is not good.

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