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  • Department of Management Studies

    Department of Management Studies

    The University School of Management (formerly Department of Management) of this University, which is the oldest management school in the State of Haryana, was established in the year 1976 with an objective to fulfill the growing need of managerial force in the corporate world. The department has been very successful since then in meeting the corporate requirement of trained work force at both middle and top level managerial positions.

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  • Department Of Mass Communication and Media Technology

    Department Of Mass Communication and Media Technology

    In academics, the field of communication has grown into a multifaceted discipline. Starting with the study of communication behaviour in sociology, anthropology, psychology and political science, it has emerged as a separate subject of studies and research in the shape of journalism courses. Today, almost every university offers courses in mass communication.

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  • Department Of Management

    Department Of Management

    The University School of Management is the oldest Management School in Haryana imparting business education and training. Starting as a part of the Department of Commerce way back in July 1973, it separated out to form a full fledged, independent University Teaching Department in April, 1976. The University School of Management (USM) has since come a long way. Today, it is one among the premier management institutions in country. Vision And Mission

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  • Department of Tourism And Hotel Management

    Department of Tourism And Hotel Management

    The department proudly stands in the World directory of Tourism Education and the training institutions of World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The department is appreciated to be a pioneer of higher learning in Tourism and Hotel Management in the country. The young and multi-disciplinary faculty of the department is dedicated to transform it in learning centre par excellence at the National as well as at International level. It is covered under SAP DRS-PHASE I OF UGC.

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  • Department Of Commerce

    Department Of Commerce

    The Department of Commerce was established by Prof. Dool Singh, India’s renowned persona of the field in 1971, as a pioneering institution of the State for promoting Commerce and business education in this region. Over the decades, it has been keeping pace with the changing economic and business scenario of the country, initiated various specialised programmes.

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  • Department of Law

    Department of Law

    Law Department was established in 1969 as the first Department of law 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.

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  • Department of Sanskrit Pali and Prakrit

    Department of Sanskrit Pali and Prakrit

    The Department of Sanskrit, the first Post-graduate Department of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra was established in 1956 as a unitary and residential university with the chief objective of promoting higher studies and research in Sanskrit, Indian Philosophy and religion, Indian History, Culture and Archaeology.

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  • Department of Fine Arts

    Department of Fine Arts

    Department of Fine Arts was established in 1995. Courses Offered => Master Of Arts (M.A) Infrastructure Library A big library with sufficient Books, Art Magazines, Research Publications, Thesis & Dissertations. A huge collection of Books donated by Padam Shree Lt. Mr. Keshav Malik Teaching Rooms, Studio, Dark Room, Museum & Art Gallery, Multipurpose Hall Total 13 Teaching Rooms/Studios are established.

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  • Department of Music And Dance

    Department of Music And Dance

    Department of Music & Dance started in October, 1975 initially with M.A. Music (Vocal/Instrumental) two years course with intake of 10 seats only. Dr. N.V. Patwardhan was the first Head of the Department. The Department has special emphasis on research alongwith teaching of Indian Classical Music and Dance. Courses Offered => Master Of Arts (M.A.) => Master Of Philosophy (M.Phil) => Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) => Master Of Performing Arts (M.P.A)

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  • Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture And Archaeology (AIHCT)

    Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture And Archaeology (AIHCT)

    The Department was established as far back as 1962 to conduct higher research and teaching in Ancient Indian History Culture & Archeology. This apart, the other important research programme of the department has been the reconstruction of the history and culture of Haryana with emphasis on working out the cultural unity in diversity. For generating a sense of unity in the vast milieu of ethnic and cultural groups of the country a proper understanding of the development of the society becomes imperative. Courses Offered

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  • Department of Philisophy

    Department of Philisophy

    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. It took a quantum leap right from the beginning both in teaching and research. The department has been engaged in improving teaching methods and materials in consonance with the requirement of the fast-changing scenario of Philosophical Studies. Vision & Mission of the Department of Philosophy:

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  • Department of Physical Education

    Department of Physical Education

    The Department of Physical Education was started in the year 1973. Over the preceding decades Department has established itself as the foremost institution for the study of physical education, exercise science, sport and dance in India.

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  • Department Of Education

    Department Of Education

    The Department of Education of Kurukshetra University, established in the year 1963, has been widening its horizon over the years in the field of education. This department has been working on number f projects in the area of educational technology, Teaching and learning , Evaluation of Text Books prescribed by Haryana School Board, Teacher Education, Educational management, Development of Personality and Adjustment, Development of Audio Material and Computer assisted Materials, mental Health, Advanced statistical Techniques in behavioral Sciences and Educational Research.

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  • Department of Computer Science and Applications

    Department of Computer Science and Applications

    Department of Computer Science and Applications is committed to becoming internationally recognized for imparting education and research especially in the domain where such research can empower the human potential in service to science and society.

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  • Department of Geology

    Department of Geology

    The Department of Geology was established in the 1990-91.The Departmental has five faculty members. Besides running M.Sc Applied Geology and M.Tech Applied Geology (5 years Integrated Course) program, the Department undertakes PhD Program in different specializations. Courses Offered => Master Of Science (M.Sc.) Applied Geology => Master Of Technology (M.Tech) Applied Geology Infrastructure => Spectrophotometers (Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, UV-Vis and Flame) Incubator. => Microscopy Laboratory => Sedimentology Lab. => Palynology Lab.

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  • Department of Geography

    Department of Geography

    Department of Geography started in 1963 at undergraduate level and subsequently elated to postgraduate level in 1967. At present the department is running three post graduate courses, M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. These courses in geography prepare the students for pursuing career in academics, teaching, urban and regional planning, applications of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems and various public services.

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  • Department Of Geography

    Department Of Geography

    Department of Geography started in 1963 at undergraduate level and subsequently elated to postgraduate level in 1967. At present the department is running three post graduate courses, M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. These courses in geography prepare the students for pursuing career in academics, teaching, urban and regional planning, applications of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems and various public services.

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  • Department Of Electronic Science

    Department Of Electronic Science

    The Electronic Science Department was established in 1990 with the aim of generating specially trained manpower in the highly sophisticated field of Microelectronics, Integrated Circuit Design, Fabrication and Semiconductor Material Technology. This Department was established with funding from the then Department of Electronics (now, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology), Government of India, UGC and Haryana State Government.

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  • Department Of Geophysics

    Department Of Geophysics

    The three year M. Tech. (Applied Geophysics) course has been running in this university since 1985. This is the seventh Institution in India providing degree in M. Tech. (Applied Geophysics). The minimum qualification for the admission to this course is at least 55% marks in aggregate in B.Sc. with Physics and Mathematics as two of the subjects.

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  • Department of Statistics and Operational Research

    Department of Statistics and Operational Research

    The seed of the department was sown in 1962 when Statistics was introduced as a special paper at the post graduate level in the Department of Mathematics. Realizing its widespread applications and importance, Statistics was given full status in 1973 and M.Sc. Mathematical Statistics was offered as a two-year –degree course.

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  • Department of Mathematics

    Department of Mathematics

    The Kurukshetra University was established in 1956 by an act of the state legislature. The Department of Mathematics came into existence in the year 1961. Late Prof. S.D. Chopra was the founder Head of the Department. Since then the Department has made a commendable progress in teaching and research in various branches of Mathematics. It has earned National and International recognition in research in the fields of Algebra, Elasticity, Theoretical Seismology and Analysis.

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  • Department of Instrumentation

    Department of Instrumentation

    University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC) was established in 1976 by UGC initially as a Central Instrumentation facility at Kurukshetra University. Recently the name of the department has been changed as Institute of Instrumentation Engineering with USIC remaining as one of the constituents of the IIE. Vision

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  • Department Of Chemistry

    Department Of Chemistry

    The Department of Chemistry is one of the oldest postgraduate Departments and its establishment dates back to 1961 when the status of Kurukshetra University was raised to a multi faculty institution. Right from its inception, the Department has been fortunate enough to have got dedicated and hard working teachers at the helm of affairs to guide and shape its destiny.

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  • Department Of Physics

    Department Of Physics

    The Department of Physics came into existence in July 1961 with the admission of ten students to B.Sc.(Hons) Ist year class. Late Professor K. K. Nagpaul was the founder Head of the Department. M.Sc. teaching was introduced in July, 1963. Within a few years the Department was equipped with full-fledged laboratories for teaching and research. Courses Offered => Master Of Science (M.Sc.) Physics => Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D) Physics Infrastructure Library

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  • Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences was established in the year 2003 on the campus of Kurukshetra University to offer four year B. Pharm. course. The Institute is duly approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi for the conduct of B. Pharmacy course. Now the institute has stretched its roots by introducing M. Pharmacy course in various branches like Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry and Pharmaceutical Management & Administration. Courses Offered

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  • Institute of Environmental Studies

    Institute of Environmental Studies

    The Institute of Environmental Studies was established in 2006 under the self financing scheme under the able leadership of Prof. S. R. Gupta of Botany Department. The Institute is now being headed by Prof. Smita Chaudhry, (Director), an eminent ecologist and internationally known academician. M.Sc. Environmental Science has been started as a professional course with a focus on interdisciplinary teaching and research since 2006 and M.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Management) since 2008-09.

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  • Department of Home Science

    Department of Home Science

    The department of Home Science was established in 1998 to impart M.Sc degree in one of the specializations of Home Science i.e., Foods and Nutrition with following objectives: => To orient students to the sociocultural and economic environment effecting Dietary & Nutritional status of rural, urban and semi urban communities => To prepare the cadre of professionals to work with governmental and non-governmental organizations related to Foods & Nutrition in various capacities.

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  • Department of Microbiology

    Department of Microbiology

    The Department of Microbiology was established in 1995 to provide education at the Master and doctoral levels in Microbiology and to disseminate knowledge and promote quality research and extension activities for farmers, industries and research laboratories. Microbiology is an applied subject as the microbes have diverse applications in pharmaceuticals, beverages, food and dairy industries. The Department of Microbiology is concentrating on the research fields especially Bio fuels, Bio remediation, fermentation, medical and Bio control etc. Courses Offered

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  • Department Of Biotechnology

    Department Of Biotechnology

    Department of Biotechnology started functioning in the year 1995. It is aimed at high academic standards in teaching and research. The department has basic infrastructure to nourish M.Sc. students and for pursuing research in diverse fields of biotechnology like microbial, plants and animal biotechnology with the help of collaborating institutes having specialized facilities. Teaching faculty includes One Professor, One Associate Professor, Two Readers and Three Assistant Professors. Courses Offered => Master Of Science (M.Sc.)

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  • Department Of Bio-Chemistry

    Department Of Bio-Chemistry

    The Department was started in 1991 by Prof. Hari Singh, now working as Prof. Emeritus, UGC in the department. Presently, Dr. (Ms) Sharda Rani Gupta, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences is the Chairperson of the department. The department has basic infrastructural facilities for research & teaching. All the teachers, research scholars and other students have access to internet facility available in the department. The Department has a library, which has an excellent collection of books. The labs are well equipped. Courses Offered => Master Of Science (M.Sc.) Biochemistry

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  • Department Of Zoology

    Department Of Zoology

    Department of Zoology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra one of the recognized centres of Teaching and Research was established in 1967 under the able leadership of Prof. R.D. S. Bhatnagar, the founder and Head of the Department.

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  • Department Of Botany

    Department Of Botany

    Department of Botany established in the year 1967 was nourished & developed under the able leaderships of several renowned botanists of the country noticeably. The department has been known for its research contributions not only within the country, but internationally in the field of mycology and plant pathology, plant physiology, genetics, plant breeding, molecular biology, plant systematics, taxonomy, plant tissue culture and ecology now spanning over 40 years.

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  • Department of Political Science

    Department of Political Science

    The Department of Political Science was established in 1961 with an emphasis on teaching and research activities. The Department is constantly engaged in academic pursuits by organizing seminars, symposiums, workshops and conferences. Visiting fellows are also regularly invited from different Universities and special/guest lectures are conducted from time to time. The teachers of the Department are actively engaged in research activities and have participated in numerous National and International Seminars and conferences in India and abroad. Courses Offered

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  • Department Of Sociology

    Department Of Sociology

    At the University Campus, the Department of Sociology was comparatively a late entry in the year 1998 among the faculty of Social Sciences which was started under the Chairmanship of Dr. Amir Singh, Professor of Psychology and the then Dean of Academic Affairs. The subject was started with a view to develop a multitude of trained Sociology workers especially in the Northern part of Haryana with an intake of 30 students and with a newly prepared course design, under annual exam system. Since then, around 500 students have been admitted to P.G. Classes of Sociology.

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  • Department of Psychology

    Department of Psychology

    The Department of Psychology was established in 1971 as one of the disciplines of Social Sciences. It is located at 2nd floor of the Old Computer Science Building of the University. The Department has rich laboratories equipped with sophisticated and latest equipments specifically in the field of Psychological Assessment, Psycho Diagnostic, Biofeedback/ Bio-trainer, Sleep Inducer and Stammer suppression etc.

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  • Department Of Economics

    Department Of Economics

    The Department of Economics established in 1961, is one of the oldest Departments of the Kurukshetra University. Professor Vikas Mishra, a student of Nobel Laureate, Sir Professor W. Arthur Lewis and who did his M.A. from Manchester and Ph.D. from London School of Economics, was the founder Head of the Department. The Department has the distinction of providing the first ever faculty member in Professor Vikas Mishra as the Vice-Chancellor of Kurukshetra University.

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  • Department Of Social Work

    Department Of Social Work

    The Department of Social Work was established in July, 1981 and is the pioneer department in Haryana and its neighboring states including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Chandigarh, to meet the pressing need for scientific education and training in professional social work education. The department aims to: Impart education, training and research in social work in order to provide professional man power / human resource in social welfare and allied fields.

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  • Department Of Public Administration

    Department Of Public Administration

    The Department established in the year 1985, is engaged in teaching, research and training in the discipline of Public Administration. Besides, M.A. M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses in the discipline. It has also taken up a Diploma in Public Management (2 Semesters) and an interdisciplinary one year duration Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Non-Governmental Organisations (2 Semesters).

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  • Department Of History

    Department Of History

    Courses Offered => Master Of Arts (M.A.) (History) => Master Of Arts (M.A.) (South Asian Studies) => Master Of Philosophy (M.phil.) (History) => Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D)

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  • Department of Library and Information Science

    Department of Library and Information Science

    The Department of Library and Information Science came into existence in 1969 to impart quality education and modern skills in the field of Library and Information Science. The Department has the distinction of being the pioneer in Haryana in LIS education. Initially, it was headed by Dr. B.K. Kalia and manned by one Lecturer and two part-time Teachers.

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  • Department Of Foreign Languages

    Department Of Foreign Languages

    The department is running French and German language courses at Certificate and Diploma level since 1970. In 2008-09 the department started Advanced Diploma in French and German. The demand for the languages has been consistently increasing with the awareness of the students about the job opportunities a foreign language could offer.

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  • Department  Of Panjabi

    Department Of Panjabi

    The Department of Panjabi was established in 1979 in this University to promote Panjabi Language, Literature and Culture to the desired standard in Haryana State and to emphasize on panjabi teaching and research activities. The department was started with one Lecturer and one Reader Head . The department is well known for organizing various National and International Seminars/Conferences/Symposium etc. time to time for the promotion of Panjabi language, literature and culture in the Haryana State. Courses Offered => Master Of Arts (M.A.)

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  • Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi

    The Department of Hindi is the one and only prime institution of this region for learning and teaching of Hindi. In the field of research also, this is the only institution in the state. During 1961 this department was established by Prof. Hardev Bahari, a Legend & Renowned Scholar of Linguistics. The department from the very first day is seriously and sincerely engaged in making Hindi popular. Department is teaching hindi according to the UGC syllabi and guidelines. Courses Offered => Master Of Arts (M.A.) => Master Of Philosophy (M.Phil)

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  • Department Of English

    Department Of English

    The Department of English is one of the premier institutions of teaching and research in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. Established in 1961, it has taken quantum leaps in both teaching and research, known for its faculty, ever since inception, the Department has been engaged in improving teaching methods and materials in consonance with the requirements of the fast-changing scenario of English Studies.

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