Kurukshetra University

Kurukshetra University Ranking

country rank: 33
world rank: 2781

University Overview

Kurukshetra University, established in 1956, is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the urban environment of Kurukshetra (population range of 500,000-1,000,000), Haryana. There are additional branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Jind, Haryana’s Reginal Centre. Kurukshetra University (KUK) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. Kurukshetra University (KUK) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 64-year-old Indian higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate ranges from 20% to 30%, making this Indian higher education school extremely exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. KUK also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Kurukshetra University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kurukshetra University
Acronym KUK
Founded 1956

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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

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
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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