NIT Kurukshetra: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ishani Mishra Ishani Mishra | Feb 13, 2024
Ishani Mishra
Ishani Mishra

Updated on - Feb 13, 2024

Latest Updates for NIT Kurukshetra

  • 02 March 2024 :

    JEE Main Session 2 exam date 2024 has been rescheduled for Apr 4 - 15, 2024.

  • 02 March 2024 :

    JEE Main 2024 application form for session 2 will close on Mar 2, 2024.

  • 25 February 2024 :

    GATE 2024 answer key objection window will be closed on Feb 25, 2024.

NIT Kurukshetra was set up as Regional Engineering College in 1963. National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra B.Tech admissions will be decided based on JEE Main 2023 examination. JEE Main 2024 Session 1 will be conducted on January 24, 2024, and February 1, 2024. JEE Main result 2024 for session 1 has been released on February 13, 2024. The session 2 exams will be conducted on April 1, 2024, and April 15, 2024. 

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra ranked 50 in the Engineering category by NIRF Rankings 2022. The autonomous college is home to 3,600 undergraduates and 1,200 postgraduates. It is a UGC-recognised and MHRD-approved institute. The institute offers education in management, engineering, and computer applications. Admissions 2024 at NIT Kurukshetra are handled both online and offline.

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NIT Kurukshetra Quick Insights

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra was conferred with the status of Deemed University on June 26, 2002. Given below are the key details about the NIT KKR.

Year of Establishment


Type of Institute






Campus Area

300 Acres

Courses/ Degrees Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate

Infrastructure Facilities

Library, Auditorium, Medical Facilities, Hostels, Guest House, Sports Facility, etc.


Kurukshetra, Haryana, India

NIT Kurukshetra Admission Dates 2024

NIT Kurukshetra offers admission to various UG, PG and doctoral courses based on national-level exams. The important tentative dates related to admission in 2024 are given below.

Event  Date
JEE Main 2024 Provisional Answer Key  April 19,  2024
JEE Main 2024 Final Answer Key  April  2024
JEE Main 2024 Results April  2024
JoSAA Counselling Begins June 19, 2024

NIT Kurukshetra Ranking

NIT Kurukshetra offers courses and programs that result in a range of officially recognised higher education degrees. NIT Kurukshetra ranked 50 in the engineering category by NIRF Rankings 2022. The university currently holds the following rankings.

  • NIT Kurukshetra ranks 21 in India by The Week, 2021
  • NIT Kurukshetra ranks 44 for engineering by NIRF Rankings 2021.
  • National Institute of TechnologyKurukshetra ranks 27 for Engineering by The Week 2020
  • NITKR ranks 40 for Engineering by NIRF 2020.
  • National Institute of TechnologyKurukshetra ranks 40 for NITs by NIRF 2020

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Courses

The National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra offers various courses at various levels. Courses offered by the college are BTech, MTech, MBA, etc. Below is the table of a few courses along with their specialization.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BTech 4 years 60% marks in 10+2 with PCM + JEE Main+ JoSaa Counselling
MTech 2 years BE/BTech in relevant discipline with 60% aggregate marks + GATE + CCMT Counselling
MCA 2 years 50% aggregate marks in BSc or BCA with Statistcs/ Mathematics + NIMCET scores
MBA 2 years 50% aggregate marks in Graduation + CAT score + Written test + P
PhD 3-5 years Based on GATE scores or JRF/NET exams

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NIT Kurukshetra Fee Details

The fee details for the courses offered at the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra are listed below.

Course Total Tuition Fee
BTech INR 5 Lakh
MCA INR 2.10 Lakh
MSc Chemistry INR 30,000
MTech INR 1.40 Lakh
PhD INR 60,000

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NIT KKR Departments

NIT Kurukshetra has various departments that offer various courses to their students. Below is the list of a few departments that NIT KKR now has.


Civil Engineering

Business Administration



Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Computer Application

NIT Kurukshetra Admission

NIT Kurukshetra admission 2024 starts post-GATE, and JEE Main results are announced. NIT Kurukshetra provides a four-year Bachelor of Technology program with seven specialisations. The most popular course at the institute is Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), after the JoSAA Counseling. The JoSAA cutoff marks for all rounds are available after JEE Main 2023 results.

NIT Kurukshetra Eligibility Criteria

NIT Kurukshetra announces the eligibility criteria for courses depending on the type of course chosen. It offers courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, etc. Mentioned below are a few popular courses along with their eligibility criteria

BTech Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should have completed class 12th with 75% aggregate marks.
  • The applicant should have qualified JEE Mains.

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M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should have a B.Tech/BE degree with 60% aggregate marks.
  • The applicant should have qualified for the GATE exam.

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MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should have a postgraduate degree with 60% aggregate marks.
  • The applicant should have qualified for the CAT/MAT/XAT exam.

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Why choose National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra?

NIT Kurukshetra's goal is to broaden human capability to its fullest extent so that intellectually successful and imaginatively proficient leaders can emerge in various professions. The university has a state of art infrastructure and a well-maintained campus. Faculties here are knowledgeable and experienced in their respective fields. 

NIT Kurukshetra Academic Advantages

NIT Kurukshetra gives courses and programs mainly to officially recognised higher education degrees consisting of bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctorate degrees in numerous study regions. 

  • National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra provides good placement every year with a high salary package,
  • Innovative teaching techniques are being followed by the faculties.
  • Holistic learning environment.
  • NIT Kurukshetra organises different types of seminars, counselling seasons, and conferences for the betterment of students.

NIT Kurukshetra Cutoff

NIT Kurukshetra JEE Main cutoff 2023 will be released soon. The students searching for admission to the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra must meet the institute's cutoff criteria and secure valid scores in GATE/ CCMT for M.Tech; JEE Main/ DASA UG for B.Tech.

NIT Kurukshetra JEE Main Cutoff 2023 (Expected)

Courses Opening Rank Closing Rank
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 20500 37850
Computer Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 3780 6200
Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 13800 16160
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 11100 14860

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NIT Kurukshetra Results

NIT Kurukshetra 2023 results will be declared on the institute's official website. Students can fetch their final results from the student portal by entering their registration number and other required details like semester and branch to access the semester result. Students are advised to download and print the result for future use.

NIT KKR Infrastructure

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra is situated in a place popular in Indian Mythology. The campus is spread across 300 acres in a beautiful landscape. It is a fully residential campus with basic amenities available in-house. Further details about the NIT Kurukshetra campus are mentioned below.

  • Health Centre
  • Library
  • Security
  • Hostel
  • Swimming Pool
  • Central Workshop
  • Centre of Computing and Networking
  • Sports Facilities

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NIT Kurukshetra Placements

NIT Kurukshetra placements 2022 have concluded with 49% more placements than in 2021. A total of 1041 offers were made, and 843 students were given PPOs. The institute facilitates students with all the requirements and provides various skill development activities. In 2022,

  • The highest package offered was INR 1.25 CPA.
  • The average package offered was INR 13.89 LPA.
  • The median package offered was INR 10.92 LPA.

NIT Kurukshetra Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiting companies that visit the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra campus include.

Bharat Light & Power 





Code Nation


Big Tree

DBS Bank

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National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Scholarship

 NIT Kurukshetra provides scholarships and financial aid to students. Candidates who match the required criteria can apply for the scholarships. There is limited availability of these aids, and they change from time to time depending on the sanctioning authority. Further details about the NIT Kurukshetra scholarship are mentioned below

Scholarship Description
RECK66 Alumni Scholarship This scholarship is available to economically weaker students, with family income upto INR 5 LPA, pursuing BTech. An amount of INR 20,000 is awarded to students for four years. The selections are based on merit.
L.R.Mundra Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is provided Late Sh.Lekh Raj Mundra, a retired Assistant Commissioner of Delhi Police resident of Haveli Kalan. An amount of INR 25,000 per month is awarded to students pursuing postgraduate, doctoral or postdoctoral studies in the field of science (Medical & Non-medical), technology, commerce, management, and mass media from a prestigious institute.
Top Class Education Scheme for SC students This scholarship is available to SC students via the National Scholarship Portal. Meritorious students with family income less than INR 8 LPA. This scholarship is available to one student per family.

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NIT KKR Collaborations

NIT Kurukshetra has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hewlett Packard India Software Operation Pvt. Ltd. Under this MOU, B.Tech final-year students are assigned live Hewlett Packard projects that are collaboratively monitored by their instructors and those from NIT Kurukshetra.

NIT Kurukshetra Faculty

NIT Kurukshetra has a strength of 37 teachers. and 23 of them are PhD holders. The faculty is best in class and provides students with quality education through innovative and interactive teaching methods. The professors are always open to questions and doubts from students, even outside of classrooms. Faculty members at IIT Jodhpur include Professors, Assistant Professors, and Associate Professors.

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Alumni

 NIT Kurukshetra was established in 1963. The alumni association has been energetic in imparting a platform for all of the alumni to engage and network and organises many occasions each year. Some of the notable alumni are listed below. 

Notable Alumni


S N Subrahmanyan

Chief Executive Officer of Larsen & Toubro

Pawan Munjal

Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp

Rakesh Bakshi

Indian businessman

Srini Raju

Indian entrepreneur

G. S. Pabby

Former Flag Officer in the Indian Navy

NIT Kurukshetra Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:9
Total Faculty 201
Year of Establishment 1963
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment Online
Total Area (In Acre) 292
Construction Area (Sq. M) 163885.39

NIT Kurukshetra Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#58 in 2023 Engineering
#27 in 2021 Engineering

NIT Kurukshetra Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹5,00,000 4 Years
MBA ₹1,40,000 2 Years
MTech ₹1,40,000 2 Years
MCA ₹2,10,000 3 Years
PhD ₹31,765 3 Years

NIT Kurukshetra Courses and Fee Structure

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Exams Accepted by NIT Kurukshetra

JEE Main

Result Date: Feb 13, 2024



Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

NIT Kurukshetra FAQs

When was NIT Kurukshetra established?

NIT Kurukshetra was established in 1963.

Will the JEE Main 2023 cutoff be the sole factor in determining admission to NIT Kurukshetra?

JEE Main cutoff 2023 and JoSAA counselling are the deciding factors for admission to NIT Kurukshetra.

What is the NIT Kurukshetra ranking?

NIT Kurukshetra ranked 50th in the Engineering category in NIRF Rankings 2022.

Is NIT Kurukshetra a recognised institute?

Yes, NIT Kurukshetra is an institute of national importance and AICTE-approved.

What are the exams accepted for admission to NIT Kurukshetra?

NIT Kurukshetra accepts the scores of JEE Mains, GATE, IIT JAM, CAT/XAT/MAT depending on course requirement.

How is the placement at NIT Kurukshetra?

NIT Kurukshetra offers its students great placement possibilities. During the NIT Kurukshetra Placements 2021, 623 students were placed. The highest package was INR 43.75 LPA. The average package was INR 11.37 LPA for BTech, and INR 7.59 LPA for MBA, M.Tech, and MCA students

NIT Kurukshetra Reviews

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Reviewed on May 13, 2022
3.5 Placements
2.5 Fees
4 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4 Campus

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Pakke1234Raza Batch 2020 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Feb 20, 2021
4 Placements
4.5 Fees
5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
5 Campus

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Rishabh_11710811 Batch 2021 B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I cleared the JEE examination with a very good score and secured a seat in NIT Kurukshetra. Typicals cut off is around 160 in JEE.

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Ritu Rani Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on May 21, 2019
4 Academics
4 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

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4 Academics
4 Infrastructure
3 Campus

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