NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra on June 26, 2002. The institute offers 4-year B. Tech degree courses in seven engineering streams, 2-year M. Tech degree courses in 22 areas of specialization of science & technology, and post graduate courses leading to the degree in MBA and MCA. The infrastructure is geared to enable the institute to run out technical personnel of high quality. In addition to providing knowledge in various disciplines of engineering and technology at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels, the institute is actively engaged in research activities in the emerging areas including Nanotechnology, Ergonomics, Robotics, CAD/CAM, Energy and Environment. The placement record of the institute has been commendable and consistent due to strong vigour and commitment to generate talent.