Kurukshetra University

country rank  46
world rank  2711

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University Overview

Founded in 1956, Kurukshetra University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Kurukshetra University (KUK) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kurukshetra University (KUK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old higher-education 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.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

कुरुक्षेत्र विश्वविद्यालय

Acronym
KUK

Founded
1956

Motto
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University Location

Address

Kurukshetra (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
136 119 Haryana India

T +91 (1744) 238 039

F +91 (1744) 238 277

Other locations
Reginal centre, Jind, Haryana

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Kurukshetra University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)


Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Kurukshetra University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 20-30%

Admission Office
The Deputy Registrar (Academic)
Kurukshetra 136 119
+91 (1744) 225 636


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Kurukshetra University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range over-45,000

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Kurukshetra University's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Kurukshetra University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
1956


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)
  • Education Council of India (ECI)
  • All India association for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Kurukshetra University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

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Online Courses

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