Kurukshetra University

country rank  33
world rank  2781

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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 large city of Kurukshetra (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Haryana. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Reginal centre, Jind, Haryana. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Kurukshetra University (KUK) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian 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), 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 64 years old Indian 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, sports facilities, 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 Location

Address Thanesar
Kurukshetra
136 119 Haryana
India
Tel +91 (1744) 238 039
Fax +91 (1744) 238 277
Other locations Reginal centre, Jind, Haryana

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office The Deputy Registrar (Academic)
Kurukshetra 136 119
(1744) 225 636

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of 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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020