NIT Kurukshetra has released the entrance exam schedule for PhD admission of session 2020-2021. The exams are scheduled from October 16 and the last exam will be conducted on October 23.
National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra, ranks at 43 among top engineering colleges in India by NIRF 2018. The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and MBA programs as well as a doctoral program in Humanities, Engineering, and Sciences. Since 2015, the placement statistics have shown consistent growth with overall percentage of the student getting placed shooting up to beyond 95%.
Describing the placement statistics of 2019, 26.56% of students received more than 10 LPA packages, 61.25% of students received the placement package worth between 6-10 LPA, 43.17% received the package between 4-6 LPA and 3.87% of students received the package less than 4 LPA.
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|Established | Type||2002 | Autonomous University|
|Recognized by||AICTE, UGC, and MHRD|
|Courses offered | Type||B.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Tech, and Ph.D. | UG, PG, Doctoral|
|Popular course||MBA and B.Tech|
|Top Recruiters||Ashok Leyland, Adani, Aakash, Amazon, Shopclues, etc.|
|Address | Pin code||NIT, Mirzapur part, Haryana | 136119|
|Official website | Contact number||https://nitkkr.ac.in/ | 01744-233208|
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, and certificate courses to its applicants. A brief about all the major courses is given below:
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National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra admits students on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying entrance exam. Applicants must obtain a good score in JEE Main, GATE, NIMCET, and Common Aptitude to get admission in courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, and MBA respectively.
The application process at NIT Kurukshetra for applicants is online. Applicants must fill the application fee online with required documents and application fee (as per the desired course).
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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 the previous year placements of NIT Kurukshetra:
|Year||No. of Students Graduated||No. of Students Placed|
|2015-16||UG: 621 and PG: 338||UG: 466 and PG: 130|
|2016-17||UG: 685 and PG: 348||UG: 520 and PG: 190|
|2017-18||UG: 689 and PG: 283||UG: 567 and PG: 105|
The median salary package offered to Undergraduate Students (B.Tech) is higher than the salary package offered to Postgraduate students as the stream varies and B.Tech is one of the popular courses of the institute.
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The National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra offers various performance-linked awards and scholarships to the meritorious students of the institution. Various honors and awards are:
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National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra has a total of 262 faculty members who have received highly reputed national/ international awards/ recognition from Central government agencies in recent years. The awarded faculty members are highly qualified in their relevant fields with a Ph.D. degree. Names of some core faculty members are:
Name: Soni D K
Name: Gupta S M
Name: Setia Saraswati
Name: Swarup A
Name: Ohri Jyoti
Name: Chanana Saurabh
Name: Singh Bhushan Shashi
Name: Nakka Jayaram
Name: Bhushan Gian
The National Institute of Technology facilitates hostel accommodation to its students. There are a total of 9 hostels for boys and 3 hostels for girls well-equipped with all the facilities. The hostels are named as:
Ques. What is the highest package at NIT Kurukshetra?
Ans. Talking about the Undergraduate Placements, the highest package offered recently was 39.12 LPA to the students of Information Technology. After which comes the computer engineering with 28 LPA as the highest offered salary package. The postgraduate placements do not offer such big offers to students as compared to Undergraduate placements. The computer engineering specialization in Postgraduate programs gave a salary package of 28 LPA to students.
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, as a matter of fact, 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 9.0000 is quite good.
Ques. Who are the major recruiters of NIT Kurukshetra?
Ans. The major recruiters of NIT Kurukshetra are Aakash, Amity University, Amazon, American Express, Shopclues, HCL, IBM, Nykaa, Oracle, OYO, Reliance, RBS, Vedanta, etc.
Ans. Despite being a new IIT, IIT Bhubaneswar is doing quite well, both in academics and placement. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework 2019, IIT Bhubaneswar was ranked 26, among all the engineering colleges in India. The department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Bhubaneswar has experienced professors and is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratory instruments. It has also signed an MoU with many universities for research and student exchange. This results in active academic research and excellent internship opportunities for the students. The institute collaborates with foreign universities such as the University of Warwick, University of Southampton, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of Western Ontario, University of New York, University of North Dakota USA, and McGill University. Out of 35 students of Mechanical Engineering, 32 students secured positions in campus placement in 2019. The average Domestic CTC offered last year was around INR 11.44 LPA. PSU’s like ISRO, IOCL, NCCBM participated in the placement drive to recruit students. Besides that, last year a total of 89 companies visited the campus to recruit students. Many famous companies such as Amazon, Adobe, Accenture, Akash Institute, BYJU, Atkins, Angel Broking, Capgemini, Gupta Solution, Flinto Solution, Honeywell, Jindal Stainless Ltd, KEC International, KIIT, Microsoft, MathWorks, Mastercard, Rao Edusolutions, TATA BSNL, TATA steel, TATA Advance System, Thermax, and other companies as well recruited students from IIT Bhubaneswar. NITs like Durgapur or Kurukshetra are also good institutes to pursue core engineering like Mechanical. According to NIRF Rankings, NIT Durgapur and NIT Kurukshetra rank at 30 and 48 respectively. As National Institute Of Technology, Kurukshetra is a Tier 1 college in India so every major MNCs come to college for campus placements. And Package is according to a person's skills and knowledge. Overall average job packages are around 7 lakh per annum. The placement record of 2019 in the National Institute Of Technology, Durgapur shows Mechanical Engineering bagged the highest percentage of placement with 78.46%. The highest CTC offered at NIT, Durgapur was INR. 32.54 LPA whereas the average salary package was around INR. 9.09 LPA. IIT Bhubaneswar, NIT Durgapur, and NIT Kurukshetra all are good institutions with decent mechanical engineering programs. So choose according to your convenience.Read more
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|Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi||# 62 by NIRF||₹1,95,250|
|MNNIT Allahabad - Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology - [MNNIT], Allahabad||# 93 by NIRF||₹80,916|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS], Pilani||# 27 by NIRF||₹4,02,575|
|Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Jalandhar||# 33 by Indiatoday||₹88,000|
|Vellore Institute of Technology - [VIT University], Vellore||# 3 by ARIIA (university)||₹1,95,750|
|National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Jamshedpur||# 79 by NIRF||₹1,79,000|
|Punjab Engineering College University of Technology - [PEC], Chandigarh||# 68 by NIRF||₹86,250|
|Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar], Patiala||# 51 by NIRF||₹3,30,850|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology - [IIIT], Allahabad||# 40 by QS||₹1,57,675|
|Birla Institute of Technology - [BIT Mesra], Ranchi||# 6 by ARIIA (college)||₹2,77,000|