The Mission is to impart quality technical education that develops innovative professionals and entrepreneurs and To undertake research that generates cutting-edge technologies and futuristic knowledge, focusing on the socio-economic needs .
National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, popularly known as NIT Kurukshetra, is a public engineering institute which was established in the year 2002. It is one of the 30 NIT’s established by the Government of India. NIT Kurukshetra has been ranked 60 in the NIRF Indian Engineering University Rankings 2017. The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and MBA program as well as doctoral program in Humanities, Engineering and Sciences. NIT Kurukshetra Admissions are based on the marks secured by the students in the entrance examinations- JEE Mains, GATE, CAT, JMET, NIMCET and DASA. For PhD admissions, entrance examination is conducted by the institute.
The campus extends over an area of 300 acres imaginatively laid down on a picturesque landscape. It presents a spectacle of harmony in architecture and natural beauty. The campus has been organised into three functional sectors:
1. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra 43 in the engineering ranking in 2018.