Kurukshetra University is a premier institution of higher learning in India. Established in 1956 as a Sanskrit University, presently it offers education and research programmes in diverse areas of science, engineering and technology, business studies, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. Located on the Western bank of famed Brahm Sarovar, the University has a sprawling green campus spread over 473 acres.
Over the past 65 years, Kurukshetra University has grown in stature and recognition of its commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The University is continuously building on its reputation of an A + grade institution accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a score of 3.52. Retaining its position among the top ranking institutions of the country, the University has been placed at 8th position among the state universities in the Category-I by the Ministry of Education and has been awarded academic autonomy. Highly experienced and qualified faculty members, which form the backbone of the University, continuously engage in the maintenance and enhancement of student-centric learning environment through innovative pedagogy.
With a view to impart education as per latest curriculum and pedagogy, KU has started Learning Outcome Based Curriculum (LOCF) in all the on campus programmes from the session 2020-21 to enhance the knowledge, employability, skills and cultural and ethical values of our students. The University offers about 171 programs on the campus in 49 Departments/ Institutes through a highly qualified faculty. The University also has 284 affiliated colleges and institutes in 7 districts of Haryana.
On measure of our reputation is the high quality of research produced in traditional and modern disciplines over the last seven decades of our existence. Kurukshetra University has two National research facilities: Ion Beam Centre and Low Temperature Thermochronology Centre. Five more research centres are coming up in cutting-edge research areas. Six training centres are working in which 4000 students have been trained till date. In sports and cultural achievements, Kurukshetra University is the leading institution in the country.
The University offers a number of facilities to its students which include 13 on-campus hostels for girls and 12 for boys, a central library, air-conditioned reading space for 1300 students, smart class rooms, online web-resources, video conferencing room, language labs, auditorium, health center, shopping complex, banks, post-office and world-class sports and cultural activities facilities.
On behalf of the University, I assure you that we will help you pursue your objectives in life and give you strong foundation in leadership, skill development and Indian culture and tradition. It will be our objective to bring out the best in you as a professional and also as a human being so that you are able to work in diverse social, cultural and economic environments.