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National Institute of Technology

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National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
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National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
Prof. M.N. Bandyopadhyay
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National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra
, Haryana (founded a RegionalEngineering College, Kurukshetra) is a premier Technical Institute of the region. Theinstitution has been consistently ranked amongst the top engineering colleges in India.Since 1963, like other Regional Engineering Colleges of India this institution too, had been a joint enterprise of the State and Central Governments. This Institute was conferredupon status of Deemed UniversityonJune 26,2002. Since then it has been renamed as  National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. (Deemed University)
[edit] History
The first admission to a five-year B.Sc. (Engg.) Degree Courses were made by theInstitute in July, 1963 at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh and Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, with 60 student at each place.The Institute started functioning in its present campus at Kurukshetra in 1965-66 with120 students admitted in the first year of the Five-Year Courses of study for the B.Sc.(Engg.) Degree in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. The annual intake wasincreased to 250 students in 1966-67. B.Sc. (Engg.) degree courses in Electronics and
Communication Engineering was added in 1971-72. in 1967-68 M. Sc. (Engg.) degreecourses in Electronics and Communication Engineering was added in 1971-72. In 1967-68 M. Sc. (Engg.) degree courses in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and in1971-72, a Postgraduate diploma in Scientific instrumentation were also started. In July1976 Part-Time M. Sc. (Engg.) degree courses in Electronics and CommunicationEngineering and instrumentation were started. The First registration for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology was made in July1967.The Institute changed over to the 4-year B.Tech. Degree courses with effect from theacademic year 1985-86. The new courses was designated as B. Tech. The annual intake at present is 540.Special three-year degree courses in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering,designated as 'Bachelor of Engineering for in-service engineering diploma holders wereintroduced from the session 1982-83.However These courses have been discontinued bythe Govt. of Haryana since 2000-2001The 2-year M. Sc. (Engg.) degree courses in various disciplines were redesignated as M.Tech. degree courses with effect form the session 1983-84.Now the duration of theCourses is 2 years.From the Session 1987-88, the Institute introduced a four-year B. Tech. degree programme in Computer Engineering with an intake of 30 students. The institute alsointroduced a full time M. Tech. Degree courses in Electronics and CommunicationEngineering with and intake of 13. The intake of B. Tech. Electronics and communicationEngineering degree courses was increased from 30 to 60 from the session 1987-88. Fulltime M. Tech. degree courses in Water Recourses (Civil Engineering Dept.) wasintroduced in 1989-90.In addition to providing in various disciplines of Engineering and Technology at theUndergraduate and Postgraduate level, the Institute offers excellent facilities for advanced research in the emerging areas of Science and Technology. The syllabus and thecurricula are constantly being updated to meet the growing demands and need of thecountry in different areas of technology. The infrastructure is geared to enable theInstitute to turn out technical personnel of a high quality.
 NIT Kurukshetra
[edit] Location
Kurukshetra,steeped in history, is a place of great spiritual significance, where LordKrishna, delivered the divine message of "Shrimad Bhagwad Gita". The place from where knowledge spread far and wide was chosen as his capital by King Harshwardhana.It is one of the premier centres of pilgrimage attracting devotees in a steady stream all-round the year. Kurukshetra is a railway junction on theDelhi-Karnal-Ambalasection of  the Northern Railway. It is about 160 km. from Delhi. The Institute campus is about 10km. from Pipli, a well known road junction on theSher Shah Suri Marg and about 5km from Kurukshetra Railway station.
[edit] Departments
Electronics & Communications
Information Technology
Industrial and Production Engineering
Business Administration
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