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National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (Haryana) : Profile
About : The History and Activities of NIT KurukshetraThe Regional Engineering College, Kurukshetra (now NIT Kururkshetra) was established in the year 1963 as a joint and cooperative enterprise of Govt. of India and the State Government of Haryana.
REC Kurukshetra was upgraded to National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra with the status of Deemed University w.e.f. 26.6.2002. The deemed university status to the institute proved to be a boon and since 2002, huge infrastructural developments have taken place in the college apart from changes in the pedagogic techniques and syllabus. As of today, it stands as one of the best engineering colleges in the country.
Departments and AdmissionThe following are the departments along with the intake capacity for B.Tech courses
Electronics and Communication Engineering - 90
Mechanical Engineering - 90
Civil Engineering - 90
Electrical Engineering - 90
Computer Engineering - 60
Information Technology - 60
Industrial Engineering And Management - 60
Other departments include Business Administration, Computer Applications, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Humanities
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College FestivalsLiterati - The annual national level technology symposium with a plethora of events from paper presentations to seminars and robotics. The fest attracts students from all over the country and gives an opportunity to showcase their innovations.
Confluence - The national level annual cultural gala event which enthrals with its sights and sounds. Students are given ample opportunities for holistic development, thus the major event Confluence.
HostelsThe Institute has six boys and two girls hostels. Five boys hostels with a capacity of 250 each are for B.Tech students and one 150 seater post graduate hostel accommodates M.Tech. students and research scholars. Three of the five boys' hostels for undergraduate students have triple seater rooms whereas the remaining two are single seaters. All the rooms in Post-graduate hostel are single seaters. The two girls hostels have total capacity (150 + 200) to accommodate 350 girl students. These hostels have single, double and triple seated rooms. All the rooms in the hostels have been provided with furniture and ceiling fans. Each hostel is a self contained unit with its own co-operative mess and common room. Common room facilities include newspapers, magazines, indoor games and a colour television set. In each hostel i-net centers have been opened where residents can avail internet facilities free of cost. Each student is expected to respond to the role assigned to him/her in the community life of the hostel.
Address of NIT, KurukshetraNational Institute of Technology
Kurukshetra 136 119.
Telephone : +91 1744 233 200
Website : http://www.nitkkr.ac.in/