National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra ranks 40 among the top engineering colleges in India in the NIRF Ranking 2020 and ranks 27 by the Week 2020. Out of the wide range of courses, NIT Kurukshetra is well known for its B.Tech program. The NIT Kurukshetra admission to B.Tech is solely on the basis of JEE Main score followed by the JoSAA Counselling. 

In NIT Kurukshetra placement 2020, a total of 423 students placed in the UG courses and 135 students in the PG courses. The highest CTC offered is INR 43.31 LPA grabbed by the B.Tech student. The placement rate for the year 2020 touched at 92.05%.

NIT Kurukshetra Courses and Fees Details

NIT Kurukshetra Admission Updates

  • NIMCET invites online application until April 7, 2021.
  • JEE Main entrance exam considered for NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech admission is scheduled on Feb 23 to 26, 2021, Mar 15 to 18, 2021, Apr 27 to 30, 2021, May 24 to 28, 2021
  • CMAT examination for admission in management courses will be conducted on March 31, 2021. 

NIT Kurukshetra Key Points

  • Admission to all the UG, PG and Ph.D courses is entrance based followed by the specific selection criteria.
  • The final shortlisting in NIT Kurukshetra MBA is done via Group Discussion and Personal Interview. 
  • There are 53 seats in the MBA programme, out of which 21 are offered to general category candidates. 
  • Candidates seeking NIT Kurukshetra admission in MCA have to appear for NIMCET entrance test.
  • The highest salary offered to MBA students is INR 10 LPA and the average CTC goes around 5.97 LPA. 

NIT Kurukshetra Rankings

NIT Kuruskshetra has steadily improved its NIRF Ranking from 43 spots in 2018 to 41 in 2019 and now at rank 40. Alongside, the popular rankers like The Week raked NIT Kurukshetra at 27. Check the table below for detailed NIT Kurukshetra Ranking

Ranking 2019 2020
Ranked at Ranked at
NIRF (Engineering) 41 40
The Week 32 27

NIT Kurukshetra Courses and Fees

Program Program Details Selection Basis
B.Tech Duration: 4 years
Fees: INR 5.74 Lakhs
Eligibility: Class 12 in PCM with at least 75% marks in aggregate
JEE Main score through JoSAA Counselling
MBA Duration: 2 years
Fees: INR 1.81 Lakhs
Eligibility: Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved category)
Common Aptitude Test + GD + Interview
MCA Duration: 2 years
Fees: INR 2.65 Lakhs
Eligibility: BCA or equivalent degree from a recognised University
NIMCET merit followed by Counselling
M.Tech Duration:2 years
Fees: INR 2.24 Lakhs
Eligibility: BE/BTech in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55% for reserved category)
GATE score + CCMT Counselling
Ph.D Duration:2-3 years
Fees: INR 16,100 (first year)
Eligibility: Master's degree with minimum 60% aggregate or 6.5 CGPA OR Bachelor's degree with minimum 70% aggregate or 7.0 CGPA and at least 10 years of work experience
Written Test + PI

NIT Kurukshetra JEE Advanced Cutoff

NIT Kurukshetra cutoff for B.Tech based on JEE Advanced is shown in the table below:

Specialization General OBC SC ST
Civil Engineering 17593 5729 994 418
Computer Engineering 2525 1561 522 324
Electrical Engineering 6742 3684 926 528
Electronics and Communication Engineering 6567 2891 1824 888
Information Technology 4540 1977 1206 604
Mechanical Engineering 8450 4075 2677 1018
Production and Industrial Engineering 20009 7048 4762 2064

NIT Kurukshetra Placement

The placement cell of NIT Kurukshetra conducts all the placement related activities like assisting visiting companies, facilitating pre-placement talks, teleconferencing, videoconferencing, online interviews, etc to students. The team works towards placement oriented tasks and gives every possible support to recruiting companies and students. Here are some highlights from of NIT Kurukshetra placement 2020:

Particulars Details
Jobs Offered UG: 438 and PG: 135
Highest CTC offered for B.Tech INR 43.31 LPA
Highest CTC offered for MBA INR 10 LPA
No. of Students Placed  UG: 423 and PG: 135
Top Recruiters Coca Cola, Airtel, Indian Oil, Mahindra, EXL, Goldman Sachs, Nestle, Microsoft, Futures Fest, Havells, Ford, Paytm, Honda, Flipkart

NIT Kurukshetra Scholarship

The National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra offers various performance-linked awards and scholarships to the meritorious students of the institution. NIT Kurukshetra scholarships are listed below:

  • 26 merit scholarships and 52 Merit-cum-Means scholarships are offered to UG students 
  • NIT Kurukshetra also provides Alumni Association Scholarship, Post-metric Scholarship and various national scholarships.
  • Students are awarded INR 2,400 per year as the NIT Kurukshetra scholarship amount.

NIT Kurukshetra FAQs

Ques. What rank is required for NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech in Computer Engineering?

Ans. To pursue B.Tech in CE, candidates must hold a rank less than 2500. NIT Kurukshetra cutoff 2020 for CE was 2525.

Ques. I am an SC candidate from Haryana. Is there any scholarship provided by NIT Kurukshetra?

Ans. Yes, NIT Kurukshetra provides INR 40,000 per annum to the Haryana SC candidates. To avail the scholarship candidates having an annual family income below INR 2.5 to 3.5 lakhs can apply.

Ques. What are the flagship courses offered at NIT Kurukshetra?

Ans. NIT Kurukshetra offers three flagship courses- B.Tech, M.Tech, and MBA. The duration for B.Tech programme is 4 years and for M.Tech and MBA it is 2 years.

Ques. How does NIT Kurukshetra select candidates for MBA admission?

Ans. To be eligible fotr NIT Kurukshetra MBA, candidates must clear the Common Aptitude Test. Thereafter the selected candidates will have to appear for GD and personal interview.

Ques. What is the average salary package given to B.Tech students?

Ans. The average salary package for NIT Kurukshetra B.Tech goes around INR 10.91 LPA. Despite the pandemic situation students have grabbed the highest CTC of INR 43.31 LPA in 2020.

Ques. Is NIT Kurukshetra MCA admission based on merit?

Ans. For NIT Kurukshetra admission in MCA candidates have to appear for NIMCET examination. Candidates will be ranked based on their NIMCET score and subsequently invited for counselling procedure.

Ques. Can I upgrade my branch?

Ans. Yes, you may definitely upgrade or change your branch at NIT Kurukshetra. For a change of branch the CGPA in your first year is required according to the branch you want to shift to. There is a lot of demand for CS and Mechanical so that would require a CGPA of 9.5 or above (it might vary depending upon the number in which your batch mates land up scoring better) for other branches a CGPA of 9.0 is quite good.