Founded in 1956, Kurukshetra University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Kurukshetra (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Haryana. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Reginal centre, Jind, Haryana. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Kurukshetra University (KUK) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kurukshetra University (KUK) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 60 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Indian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KUK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.