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Vice Chancellor Speaks

Prof. Som Nath

I  am  glad to welcome you to Kurukshetra University,  Kurukshetra – one of the premier institutes of higher learning and research in the country.

Established in 1956, Kurukshetra University is the oldest and most prestigious University of the State. Taking various stakeholders along,  the University is working on a transformation to  be  a  vibrant  and modern  institution  to  foster  economic and social progress, resting on strong   cultural  foundations  of  the  nation.   New   Education  Policy’s focus   on  autonomy, skill  development,  multidisciplinary  learning,  curriculum   updation,  pedagogy,  stakeholder engagement, etc. is being taken up in  our various strategies and plans to meet the aspirations of young India.

Over the past 65 years, Kurukshetra University has grown in stature and recognition of its commitment to excellence in teaching and research. It has been awarded ‘A++’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and placed at 8th position amongst the State Universities of the country in Category-I by the Ministry of Education and granted academic autonomy. Spread over 473 acres of land with salubrious and lush green gardens, the University has excellent and state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities conducive to higher teaching-learning environment and research. 

About Us

The Kurukshetra University was established in 1956 as a unitary residential University and its foundation stone was laid by late Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India. Located in the holy city of Kurukshetra, land of the historical battle of ‘Mahabharata’ and the great message of Bhagwad Gita, its campus is situated on the western bank of BrahmSarover (the holy tank) and extends over an area of over 400 acres. Starting with only the Department of Sanskrit, it has grown into a multi-faculty University as one of the premier centres for advanced study and research in the region.


Be globally acknowledged as a distinguished centre of academic excellence


To prepare a class of proficient scholars and professionals with ingrained human values and commitment to expand the frontiers of knowledge for the advancement of society.

Take a Tour

University Grants Commission Anti Ragging Helpline Toll Free Number: 1800-180-5522 & E-mail:

Latest Notice & Circulars

Helpline Numbers for Women Safety

Security Officer 7082113077
Proctor 3022 (Intercom),
ICCASH 2986 (Intercom),
WSRC 2727 (Intercom),
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