About Kurukshetra University


Kurukshetra University, established in 1957, has a well-developed multi-faculty Campus spread over 473 acres of land on the south bank of Brahmsarovar.
Ever since laying of foundation stone by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the First President of India, the University has taken quantum leaps and has emerged as an advanced centre of Study & Research for quality education in conformity with the international standards. The University has centrally air- conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 2500 and 70mm projector, Senate Hall, Conference Hall, well-equipped Sports Complex (Play fields, Gymnasium, Stadium, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Volleyball, Basketball Courts, etc.), Teachers' Club, Club for Administrative staff, 25 Hostels, (11 for Boys & 13 for Girls and 1 for Foreign male students), School, Health Centre, Business Complex, about 700 quarters for all categories of staff. Kurukshetra University has a rich Jawaharlal Nehru Library with more than 3.80 lac books, 181 journals (Foreign & Indian) and 15,328 rare manuscripts, Internet Section of 200 nodes, Computer Centre, Museum, Instrumentation (USIC) workshop, NSS Centre, Students' Guest House, Faculty House, etc. In addition to Directorate of Distance Education, University College and University College of Education, the University has 45 Teaching Departments on the campus and 369 affiliated colleges situated in the Districts of Ambala, Panipat, Kaithal, Yamuna Nagar, Hisar, Jind, Karnal, Kurukshetra and Panchkula.

Organizing Departments of KUK


Today our life is full of modernity. With the development of science & technology, the life of man seems to be full of all the facilities of life. If we talk about some such developed countries on earth or some countries close to being developed, then the people here are endowed with all modern facilities as well. But still restless and full of anger, he is becoming more and more distant from happiness and joy in the pursuit of pleasures in his life.
The reasons for this restlessness are the quarrels of the household, the quarrels of the community and the borders of the country. Man appears more apprehensive and frightened, disturbed, rather than prosperous by losing his quality, for all these global problems in Shri Krishna’s Gita provides all the solutions.


Kurukshetra University came into being is focused on imparting quality education and skill training in all functional areas of Management such as Production, Marketing, HR, Finance, IB and IT. Very recently, it added three course verticals – Agri-business, Entrepreneurship and Business Analytics to stay on course in the transient and transformational times.
As of now, it facilitates said course verticals in a two year full time MBA frame with 180 capacity intake. Students trained and groomed at the USM are readily accepted by the corporate sector as are getting opportunities and are placed with during their course of study in large numbers. Over time, it has nurtured and nourished a very rich alumni network over the years that shoulder leadership position in different facets of business and social life today in India and abroad today.
Academic life remains full of action at the University School of Management during the entire academic session. It reverberates in every Student, Teacher, Scholar and staff. Invited speakers from industry and academia also cuddles with students in different roles and responsibilities with support of technical, ministerial and supporting staff to enjoy seasonal vagaries at this beautiful campus, the Kurukshetra University.
Nevertheless, the School is equally sensitive to its role and responsibilities in the transitional and transformative India. In order to stay abreast with this, it intend to further strengthen existing course infrastructure with thought puts in the Finance (Fintech, risk management, risk and credit analytics), Marketing (Logistics and supply chain, digital and social media marketing and analytics), HR (Competency mapping and HR analytics) and strengthen compliance and governance in the Strategy space.
The University School of Management (formerly Department of Management), Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra is committed to the quality education, training and skill development in a transient and transformational times. It aspires to be instrumental in ethical and socially responsible reshaping young minds amidst present day weird and technologically disruptive business and work environment.
The School recommits itself to further strengthen alumni and corporate interactions and to leverage it to empowered internships and placements to the students and wish to leapfrog this learning to seek and have access to CSR funds to build and strengthen infrastructure. In this perspective it also endeavors to institutionalize governance to minimize human interface.


हिंदी-विभाग की स्थापना सन् 1961 में हुई थी, वर्तमान में विभाग में मास्टर ऑफ ऑर्टस के स्तर पर दो वर्षीय पाठ्यक्रम एम.ए. (हिंदी) एवं शोध के लिए डॉक्टर ऑफ फिलोसफी (पीएच.डी.) पाठ्यक्रमों को चला रहा है। हरियाणा सरकार के आदेशानुसार विभाग में‘गुरु रविदास पीठ’स्थापित किया है। वर्ष 1972 से हिंदी शोध और समीक्षा की अंतरराष्ट्रीय हिंदी पत्रिका ‘सम्भावना’के 24 अंक प्रकाशित हो चुके हैं। पाठ्यक्रमों में विद्यार्थियों और शोधार्थियों से भाषा के सामान्य सिद्धांतों व हिंदी भाषा के व्यावहारिक प्रयोग से साहित्य संसार व वास्तविक संसार के यथार्थ के प्रति आलोचनात्मक, संवेदनशील दृष्टि व व्यक्तित्व का विकास, हिंदी साहित्य की विभिन्न धाराओं व परंपराओं की समझ, विभिन्न युगों की साहित्यिक धाराओं व रचनाकारों के साहित्य की विशिष्टताओं की समझ, समकालीन साहित्य के विविध, आंदोलनों व विमर्शों के माध्यम से अपने युग का बोध, साहित्य की विभिन्न विधाओं तथा जनसंचार के माध्यमों के लिए रचनात्मक लेखन की क्षमता में अभिवृद्धि होगी। हिंदी विभाग के समस्त पाठ्यक्रम विद्यार्थी मानव जीवन के अस्तित्व के संघर्ष की प्रक्रियाओं को समझने और प्रकृति के सौंदर्य का आनंद लेने व अपने संवैधानिक दायित्वों को पूरा करने के लिए प्रेरित करते हैं। सृजनात्मक लेखन, अनुवाद और शोध-प्रविधि, पत्रकारिता और जनसंचार आदि कोर्स के माध्यम से कौशल अर्जित करके अपनी प्रतिभा को निखारने व व्यावसायिक योगदान सक्षम होता है। कार्य-संस्कृति को बढ़ावा देना और अनुकूल परिवेश निर्माण के लिए प्रयत्न की भावना का विकास हिंदी के पाठ्यक्रमों का मूल भाव है। समानता, शांति, सामाजिक न्याय और भाईचारे की भावना का विकास इन पाठ्यक्रमों में अंतर्निहित है। विद्यार्थियों एवं शोधार्थियों के चहुमुखी विकास एवं व्यक्तिव निर्माण के लिए समय-समय पर विशेष व्याख्यान, समीक्षा संगोष्ठी -अपने लेखक से मिलिए, राष्ट्रीय एवं अंतर्राष्ट्रीय संगोष्ठीयों आदि कार्यक्रमों के आयोजन में विद्यार्थी एवं शोधार्थी सक्रिय भाग लेते हैं।


The Law Department was established in 1969 as the first Law Department in the State of Haryana to impart legal education and to conduct original and fundamental research in the contemporary areas of law and allied subjects. Since its inception, very renowned, eminent and outstanding scholars have headed the Department.
As a part of practical training and to provide due exposure to students and teachers, Eminent Jurists, Senior Advocates and Eminent Professors from other Universities are invited to deliver extension lectures, conduct seminars and discussions. These programmes not only make law teaching more meaningful but practical aspects of law practices and procedures are also taken care of as an inbuilt component of legal training.


The Department of Philosophy is one of the oldest departments of teaching and research in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. The Department was established in 1961 by KUK through the approval of Govt. of Haryana. Epistemology, Logic (both Indian and Western), Scientific Method, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Social and Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Environmental Ethics and Gandhian thought are the core courses being taught in the Department of Philosophy. In addition to the M.A. and Ph.D, the Department has two value added certificate courses i.e. Certificate Course in Bhagvatgita and Ceritificate course in Moral and Spiritual Counselling. The Department has also two Diploma Programs i.e Diploma-in-Reasoning and Doploma in Yoga and Applied Philosophy. The Department is playing very important role by conducting special classes for students to prepare them for the examinations of NET/SLET and other competitive exam by a course in Diploma-in-Reasoning which is attended by students drawn from different disciplines on the campus. The other Diploma Program Diploma in Yoga and Applied Philosophy which is a unique blend of philosophy and yoga The students are taught the practical as well as the theoretical aspects of yoga and applications of philosophy in day to day life are also thoroughly discussed.


University Institute of Engineering & Technology (UIET) was established by Kurukshetra University in 2004 with objective to develop as a "Centre of Excellence" and offer quality technical education and to undertake research in Engineering & Technology. Presently, the institute is offering four B. Tech (Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Biotechnology and Mechanical Engineering) and eight M. Tech. course in the technically important disciplines Computer Science Engineering (with the Specialization of Computer Engg. and Software Engg.),Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engg. (with the specialization of Industrial & Production Engg., and Thermal Engg.), Biotechnology, Material Science & Technology and Electrical Engg. The institute is offering Ph.D.
programs in various engineering disciplines. University campus offers excellent environment for the overall personality development of the students. Within a short span of time, UIET has earned 25th all India Rank in India Today Survey 2016.
The institute is also serving as a nodal agency for the matters of academic importance like, development of scheme of examination, syllabus, academic plan and maintenance of standards in affiliated Engineering colleges and is headed by Director, Prof. Sunil Dhingra. With the hard work and able guidance of the faculty members at UIET, these students are sure to become the world class Engineers and Technologists. The ultimate aim of the UIET is to become role model for Engineering & Technology Education not only for State of Haryana but for world over to meet the challenges of 21st century.


Director: Dr. Vibha Aggarwal
Professor, Dept.of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrit, KUK
Staff : Dr. Neelam Sharma : Proof Reader: Ms.Kajal: Steno
Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies is a research Institute furnished with an exclusive Reference library and other necessary infrastructure needed for higher research in all disciplines of Indology i.e. comparative study of Ancient Indian Literature, Languages, Scripts, Indian Philosophy and Religion, Ancient Indian Culture, Civilization and History including Jainism and Buddhism.
Initially this Institute was established with the vision and leadership of late Prof. Dharmendra Nath Shastri and late Prof. Buddha Prakash in 1963. On the occasion of Silver Jubilee Celebrations of KUK in 1981, with the sincere efforts of the then Director late Prof. Gopikamohan Bhattacharya, the institute was strengthened by the UGC by accepting the enhancement proposal and in 1985 provided with full faculty along with helping staff, grants for spacious and beautiful building and books for library.
At the very outset it started publication of Prācī-Jyoti, a Digest of Indological Studies in 1963. Forty six volumes of this Digest have been published so far. It started working on another long term project of publication of Mahabharata Word Concordance. A brief account of both of these projects is as below:
(A) Preparation and Publication of Long Term Collaborative Research Project (Mahābhāratapadānukramakośa) : Mahābhārata Word Concordance is to be completed in fifteen volumes and Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India (through Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthana, New Delhi) had sanctioned a grant of ₹ 30 Lac for its publication . The concept of this project is to prepare a highly beneficial Research tool which is to supply a well alphabetized and grammatically analyzed record of each and every word unit occurring in the text of different Parvas of Mahābhārata.
The Word Concordance of Mahābhārata will supply the definite clue to find the references related to Ancient History, Geography, Law, Administration, Linguistics, Philosophy and Religion, Social and Economic Institutions, Responsiveness to Environmental balance etc. All the declensions are systematically arranged under their respective nominal head-words (prātipadikas) and verbal roots (dhātus) according to Pāninian system. Thirteen volumes of this project have already been published. Completed basic data of remaining two volumes is quickly being shaped for final printing.
(B) Publication of Prācī Jyoti – Digest of Indological Studies
Prācī-Jyoti has been a unique publication of this Institute since 1963. Its XLV-XLVI volume was released in 2020. Next volume is in progress.
Prācī-Jyoti, being the Digest of Indological Studies is a reliable and inevitable source available to old and new scholars alike for obtaining updated research information. It supplies the abridgement divided in fifteen Sections of the research papers published world over in different journals of Indological Studies. It also includes topics of Research degrees awarded or being pursued along with projects (short/long terms) completed or being pursued at different Universities/Research Institutions world over. Prācī-Jyoti also publishes critical reviews of the latest arrivals. Thus Prācī-Jyoti is a reliable source of information and helps to get updated and eliminate duplicity in research.


The Department of Social Work was established in July, 1981 and is the pioneer Department in Haryana to meet the pressing need for scientific education and training in Professional Social Work Education.
The vision of the department is to Develop manpower for professional social work practice to strive for creation of a just and equal society which ensures freedom from all forms of oppression and exploitation. The mission of the department to develop human resource for competent and effective professional social work practice through teaching and research with diverse range of problems and issues related to individuals, groups and communities by using frame work of social justice and human rights to promote sustainable and participatory welfare and development.


Institute of Integrated & Honors Studies (Erstwhile University College), KUK, is one of the foremost educational institute that has earned a commendable record of achievements, both in the academic and extra curricular fields. Established as a Co-educational institute, the students here get the best of the two world - They compete with the world for optimum knowledge and opportunities and simultaneously develop a strong and noble character. Institute of Integrated & Honors Studies takes pride in being a pioneer in running all its courses under the National Education Policy 2020. It aims to achieve the goal of inclusive and equitable quality education under the National Education Mission. The focus is on integrating the teaching of vocational skills into the academic curriculum, enhancing the importance of work – Integrated learning, and the engagement of social institutions in developing the capacities of students. The Institute provides ample opportunities for students to excel in the field of Sports /NCC/NSS. The Institution, has maintained its reputation for high academic standards with the hard work and dedication of well qualified and outstanding staff. The platform for energetic creative youth, the Institute is situated on the campus of Kurukshetra University . A large number of admission - seekers from all over the country and abroad are attracted to the distinctive teaching ambience that is created by the Institution. This Institute creates an environment where individuals can realize and optimize their potential. The Institute provides a high level of teaching provisions supported by an outstanding central library and computing facilities. Hostel facilities are also available for the students. One hostel each for boys and girls has been earmarked for the Institute on the University Campus. The students have a twenty four hour access to the internet facilities. The Institute aims at creating a class of scholars and professionals with inherent human values who are committed to expand the frontiers of the knowledge for the progression of society. It aims to inculcate the foundational values like work culture, spirit of public service including discipline, dedication and determination in the students.