|The Kurukshetra University was the first residential University established in 1956. Its location at historic Kurushetra where Bhagwad Gita was taught by lord Krishna to Arjuna made the university more prominent. It is situated on the western bank of Brahma Sarover (the holy tank) extending an area of over 400 acres. The Department of Sanskrit was first started here and it later grew into a one of the premier centres for advanced study and research in the region.|
The Departments in the University include are Department of Arts & Languages, Department of Social Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Department of Science, Department of Education, Department of Indic Studies, Department of Engg. & Technology, Department of Law and Department of Commerce & Management.
Courses offered The courses offered are - Graduate and Post Graduate courses in Engineering, Medicine, Library and Information Sciences, Journalism and Mass Communication M.A in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Economics, Psychology, Political Science, Public administration, Sociology, Anthropology , Master’s Degree in Applied Yoga and Health, M.Com, M.Sc in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Botany, Zoology, Organic Chemistry, Phamaceutical Chemistry, Physics , M.C.A, MBA, BCA, BBA, B.Li Sc, LLB and M A in Defence Strategic Studies.
Infrastructure and facilities The university has good facilities with spacious accommodation, a large library, a big convocation hall, well equipped laboratories and in nutshell it is a very big temple of learning. The Directorate of Sports centre takes care of the sports activities in the campus and produced some of the established athletes to the country.
- Jagdish Patro